Kathleen

Real Christmas tree or fake one?

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What kind of tree are you using this year?

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lib50
3  lib50    6 months ago

New house this year and we have a tree out front we put lights on, it looks great, its pretty big.  If we do get one for inside it will be a small live one most likely.  I will miss putting ornaments on the tree, but maybe clean up will be faster! I have a feeling we will just decorate and not get a tree this year.

 
 
 
Kathleen
1  Kathleen    6 months ago

What kind of Christmas tree are you using this year?

Real or fake.

 
 
 
Old Hermit
1.1  Old Hermit  replied to  Kathleen @1    6 months ago
What kind of Christmas tree are you using this year?

None.

Haven't celebrated any Holidays since 2002, but back when I did have a family we went with real trees about 16 out of 22 years.

Back in 1976, for our first Christmas, my wife and I drove out to the country where I sawed down a scrawny little twig of a tree growing on the side of the road with a my serrated pocket knife.

Durn thing barely held up the popcorn garland we decorated it with.

Since I wasn't sure what kind of gift to give the women of my dreams on our first Christmas together I splurged and got her a both bottle of perfume AND a new frying pan!  (thought I was covering all my gift giving basses :)

Best Christmas ever, well at least until we got to watch the kids the season lights and their first gifts from Santa.

What our first tree looked like to us.

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What our first tree looked like in reality.

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Kathleen
1.1.1  Kathleen  replied to  Old Hermit @1.1    6 months ago

Hello Old Hermit,

I think that little tree is precious. It’s just something about it.  Perfume is always nice to get. : )  I scaled down myself this year..  it’s much more fun when the kids are little.

 
 
 
Buzz of the Orient
1.2  Buzz of the Orient  replied to  Kathleen @1    6 months ago

Although there are many Christians in China and I'm sure lots of them put up and decorate trees for Christmas, and the stores sure do a big Christmas promotion and decorate and play Christmas music, my wife is a Buddhist and we don't celebrate Christian holidays.