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Mr. Vanech’s Christmas Tree

Longtime readers of this blog may remember The Great Christmas Tree Disaster of 2011. (You can read about it here.)

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.

There's no way  this tree can make a run for the forest.

There’s no way this tree can make a run for the forest.

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. …

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About Terri S. Vanech

Wife, mother, communications specialist, Jazzercise instructor and recently reunited adoptee. I'm living out loud -- and trying to make it all work -- in midlife. Having a sense of humor sure helps.

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3 thoughts on “Mr. Vanech’s Christmas Tree

  1. You are SO refreshing and I love everything you write! After reading about last year’s “fun”, it sounds like you need a good old Southern – “Bless your heart!” I truly love your positive spin and outlook. While I hope no more fiascoes cross your path, I do appreciate knowing you’ll share them with us. Big smiles from me – Reia from http://www.southcountrysides.blogspot.com

    Posted by reiadm | December 15, 2012, 6:38 pm

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