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  • Fetching the Christmas Tree, 2016

    Fetching the Christmas Tree, 2016

    A week earlier than usual, our Christmas season has arrived–today we cut down our Christmas tree. After getting it home, we set it up. New LED lights were obtained and strung, traditional ribbons wrapped around, and memories in the form of ornaments suspended from its limbs. Now, we’re watching Miracle on 34th Street, drinking hot…

  • Christmas Tree 2015

    Christmas Tree 2015

    Ginger ponders the presence of a Christmas tree in the house.

  • Fetching the Christmas Tree 2015

    Fetching the Christmas Tree 2015

    The first weekend after Thanksgiving Day is our traditional time to fetch our Christmas tree. Any earlier invades Thanksgiving; any later gives up valuable days we can confuse the pets with a tree in the house. ;-) After inspecting the entire tree farm and much discussion, we found our tree, cut it down, tied it…

  • Xmas Tree

    Xmas Tree

    Merry Christmas Eve!

  • Getting the Christmas tree, 2014

    Getting the Christmas tree, 2014

    This afternoon, we trekked into the hills to get a Christmas tree. We went to the same farm we did in 2010, 2011, and 2012. Unlike years in the past, we had no rain, no snow, no fog, and no mud. We also had no problem finding a nice tree, cutting it down, carrying it…

  • Merry Christmas Eve

    Merry Christmas Eve

    Before opening our traditional Christmas Eve gift of PJs, we posed the kids in front of the Christmas tree. Merry Christmas, from our family to yours!

  • Visiting “Santa Claus”

    Visiting “Santa Claus”

    Christmas time means a trip to Pioneer Place to visit “Santa Claus.” Then we walked to Pioneer Courthouse Square to see Portland’s tree and take more pictures. I experimented with zoomy, blurry, and zoomy blurry pictures.

  • Pioneer Courthouse Square Christmas Tree

    Pioneer Courthouse Square Christmas Tree

    We had more holiday goodness with a visit to the Pioneer Courthouse Square Christmas Tree. Only a little chilly. :-)