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Old 12-09-2012, 12:38 PM   #61
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Usually we have quite an elaborate tree but this year looks like we may not have a tree at all and that's okay. I've hung wreaths outside and other outdoor decorations are in place, as are quite a few lovelies inside, especially in the living room and dining room.

I'm still not able to get around at 100% mobility and we don't have any obligation to have any huge "event" at our house for Christmas this year, so low-key looks like the plan of the day.

Our weather certainly hasn't cooperated in any sort of wintry fashion, which would aid in making things seem more like Christmas. Although I suppose it could change and fool us all.

I am toying with dragging out a tree I used to put up in my old dining room. It is all done in red-white-and-blue and all the ornaments/decorations are of a patriotic nature. It's not large but not too small either, which would be quite appropriate to sit on a table near the front windows in the living room.

I'm not concerned because there's still plenty of time as we never put our tree up until the week of Christmas and, who knows, maybe I'll be more mobile by then and we'll do something even bigger and more elaborate.

To be continued.....
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Old 12-10-2012, 06:48 PM   #62
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The long awaited photos from my fake six foot Christmas tree are up. I will share some more on Tuesday as I need to re shoot a few with my Olympus Pen E-PL1 digital camera.

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Old 12-10-2012, 08:20 PM   #63
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The long awaited photos from my fake six foot Christmas tree are up. I will share some more on Tuesday as I need to re shoot a few with my Olympus Pen E-PL1 digital camera.

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Kleenis, that tree would delight any child on the face of this earth. I have always said, Christmas and trees are for the kids. Not adults. Each photo had me looking really close at all the sweet ornaments.
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Kleenis, that tree would delight any child on the face of this earth. I have always said, Christmas and trees are for the kids. Not adults. Each photo had me looking really close at all the sweet ornaments.
What about the adults that are still kids at heart?
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Old 12-10-2012, 08:46 PM   #65
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What about the adults that are still kids at heart?
We are all kids at heart when it comes to Christmas and other celebrations.
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Old 12-10-2012, 09:37 PM   #66
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I so love your Christmas ornaments K
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Old 12-11-2012, 05:39 PM   #67
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Yes folks I have my FINAL three photos to show you of my tree...

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Yes that is a candy wrapper pasted over the top of Santa....
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I have always said, Christmas and trees are for the kids. Not adults.
So people without kids shouldn't have Christmas trees or celebrate Christmas? Why?
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Steve and I don't have kids, but we always have a Christmas tree up and decorations, it makes you feel good...I love everything about Christmas, it is the best and love seeing bright sparkly decorations and the lovely flashing lights on the tree
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