December 15th, 2008
We went with Aja and Ben in Connecticut to a tree farm to pick out their Christmas tree. Aja decided she wanted a big tree. Ben found an adorable tree farm just down the road from their house, complete with barn, 200-year-old stone fences, and an acre of trees. We found nearly the largest one, farthest away from the car. It measured almost 10 feet and probably 12 feet around.
The boys were very manly, chopping it down, carrying it to the car, and securing it.
It was such a lovely day outside, a little brisk but not frigid. The sun was shining, and we had good company.
Aja and I spent hours handcrafting some ornaments for it. We strung 40 feet of cranberries, dried 6 oranges and made ornaments out of them, knotted twigs together to make star shapes, and twisted clay to make icicles that we dusted with white glitter. It’s a very pretty tree!
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