Guyon: The Butter Story

The combination of Thanksgiving dinner and the National Day of Listening reminded writer and commentator Annie Lawrence Guyon of a family story that resonates for her – throughout the holidays.

National Day Of Listening 2010

The National Day of Listening is a new national holiday started by StoryCorps in 2008. On the day after Thanksgiving, StoryCorps asks all Americans to take an hour to record an interview with a loved one, using recording equipment that is readily available in most homes, such as computers, iPhones, and tape recorders.

Averyt: Home for the Holidays

Tomorrow is the National Day of Listening and commentator Anne Averyt is thinking about new stories. In the old song, the horse knew the way to carry the sleigh home for the holidays – but in the 21st century, "home" is more elusive. 

Lange: Got Ice?

This Friday is the Annual National Day of Listening. As part of this effort, commentator Willem Lange tells a favorite story about an old-timer and a spectacular case of hero worship.

Gilbert: Vt’s Great Turkey Drives

In anticipation of the Annual National Day of Listening this Friday, commentator and Vermont Humanities Council executive director Peter Gilbert retells a story that he thinks should not be forgotten – especially around Thanksgiving.