Determined to keep the tree upright and the ornaments intact this year, today we returned the tree to its narrow corner next to the decorative moulding and trussed it up like a Thanksgiving turkey.
Here’s Basil working some magic with a length of twine. It’s not pretty, but it beats picking glass ornament pieces out of the carpeting.
As you can tell, the whole thing is a work in progress (and somehow much bigger than we remember it being at the tree stand).
We’ll get to work while the baked ziti bubbles away in the oven. I’ll post fresh photos when the tree is ready for its closeup. …