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045 – A Sleepy Bedtime Reading – The Swampers

Sleepy Time Tales

Release Date: 12/30/2019

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Sleepy Time Tales

I don’t often guarantee sleep, but tonight’s reading will certainly help you snooze. It made me want to doze off when I was recording! Tonight is Margaret Mahaney giving advice to prospective turkey breeders in New England. Story 18:54 Margaret Mahaney Talks About Turkeys by Margaret Mahaney Supporting Sleepy Time Tales If you would like to support my work and help keep the podcast available and for free, there are several ways you can support the show. You can sign up at BetterHelp for professional, low cost counselling services at: You can support the show...

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Sleepy Time Tales

Times are stressful right now. I’m keeping pandemic references out of the show, but it’s causing a lot of restless nights. But I’ll help you get a good night’s sleep with my droning voice. This week I’m telling the story of a couple of young women off for a new adventure. Although the excitement hasn’t happened yet. They do spend some time with the local lighthouse keeper's wife. Story 17:26 Deephaven and Selected Stories & Sketches by Sarah Orne Jewett https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/15985 Supporting Sleepy Time Tales If you would like to support my work...

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Sleepy Time Tales

Three teen boys have a new adventure facing them, but will the adventures prevent your sleep? No, they will not. Snooze to the sound of their long walk. Story 17:26 The Ranger Boys Outwit the Timber Thieves https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/39916 Supporting Sleepy Time Tales If you would like to support my work and help keep the podcast available and for free, there are several ways you can support the show. You can sign up at BetterHelp for professional, low cost counselling services at: You can support the show as a supporter on Patreon and receive a host of...

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Sleepy Time Tales

After a late sleep a young woman gets an urgent message from her friend. She takes a leisurely breakfast and goes to find out what the excitement is. She isn’t overly impressed with the news of her friends’ engagement. I’m sure this news won’t keep you awake either. Story 14:14 The Man Between: An International Romance by Amelia E. Barr https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/787 Supporting Sleepy Time Tales If you would like to support my work and help keep the podcast available and for free, there are several ways you can support the show. You can sign up at...

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Sleepy Time Tales

Before the Indian rebellion against the British Empire a young man’s village gets raided by a neighbouring Warlord. But there’s a secret in his origin. But you may not even find out because you’ll be sleeping. Story 15:23 Barclay of the Guides by Herbert Strang https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/32102 Project Gutenberg Terms of Use https://www.gutenberg.org/wiki/Gutenberg:Terms_of_Use BetterHelp (sponsor) We have a new sponsor partner with BetterHelp. A low cost, secure, online therapy service. Sleepy Time Tales listeners get a 10% discount on your first month....

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Sleepy Time Tales

A mysterious young woman and her maid and chauffeur are stranded in the countryside as their car breaks down. A man comes to their rescue, but he and his brother have a strange family history. Story 15:00 Find ‘The Hillman’ by E. Phillips Oppenheim on Project Gutenberg Project Gutenberg Terms of Use BetterHelp (sponsor) We have a new sponsor partner with BetterHelp. A low cost, secure, online therapy service. Sleepy Time Tales listeners get a 10% discount on your first month. Go to to try it out or to to learn more. Patreon The show continues to operate thanks to the generosity of the...

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Sleepy Time Tales

A classic pulp tale from Edgar Rice Burroughs is a classic recipe for a sleep filled night when I start telling you the adventures of Captain Carter. Story 15:36 Find ‘A Princess of Mars’ on Project Gutenberg Project Gutenberg Terms of Use Patreon The show continues to operate thanks to the generosity of the supporters on Patreon. If you would like to support the work I do, please take a look at the Patreon to see what bonuses you get as a listener from as little as $1 a month. Levels are going to get adjusted from the end of February to make it even more restful...

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Sleepy Time Tales

A ship goes down in the Caribbean with two survivors and they make a strange discovery as they wait for rescue. Story 19:14 Find The Ship of Coral by H. De Vere Stacpoole on Project Gutenberg Project Gutenberg Terms of Use Patreon The show continues to operate thanks to the generosity of the supporters on Patreon. If you would like to support the work I do, please take a look at the Patreon to see what bonuses you get as a listener from as little as $1 a month. Find it at Audible partnership Treat yourself to a free audiobook to keep from Audible’s significant range, and help to keep...

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Sleepy Time Tales

A young boy finds himself on the throne of a far away kingdom, and one of the first things he does is unleash a Red Dragon on his kingdom. But he is determined to make things right and his methods are ingenious and brave.   Story 14:50    Find The Book of Dragons By E Nesbitt on Project Gutenberg   Project Gutenberg Terms of Use     Patreon     The show continues to operate thanks to the generosity of the supporters on Patreon. If you would like to support the work I do, please take a look at the Patreon to see what bonuses you get as a listener from...

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It’s been a while since an original bedtime story and even longer since we met up with Buddy. He’s gotten older though and the memories of his younger adventures are fading. Will he reconnect with the events or will they fade away?   Story 17:39     Patreon     The show continues to operate thanks to the generosity of the supporters on Patreon. If you would like to support the work I do, please take a look at the Patreon to see what bonuses you get as a listener from as little as $1 a month.     Find it at     Audible partnership    ...

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