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I Enjoy the Tradition of the Christmas Tree

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    Oh Christmas Tree .....

    " Get the biggest aluminum tree you can find , Charlie Brown, maybe painted pink." Lucy I have memories of my very favorite Christmas tree, the one that came out every year of my youth. It was stored in the fruit cellar on a shelf .... Next to the canned peaches, pickled beets...
    Kathieredart Kathieredart 56-60, F 3 Responses Dec 4, 2012

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    we usually have an artificial one

    so we have to get it down from the attic and put it together. daddy always sings have a holly jolly Christmas while we do it. then we put on the lights and lots and lots of tinsel and when we think its enough mommy adds more. we put lots of candy canes on it too and we start...
    shortamy shortamy 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 24, 2015

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    Being A Student

        I was fortunate that my guardians give me enough education i can get and send me to college with out any trouble untill such time i did something that makes them angry and told me to experience the things other students feel which i never realize till the time i know how...
    tawam tawam 36-40, M 1 Response Nov 22, 2011

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    Okay .... I have a Christmas tree .

    .. it is 5 ft tall, with one 25 light strand of twinkle lights, that barely gets around the tree once. It does have some pink decoration, where mice had deposited a little insulation. It stands in the window of the new house. Well ... that is a window that hasn't had a...
    MaskedRascal MaskedRascal 36-40, M Dec 20, 2014

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    Glow Of Tree Lights

    I love doing the tree up with different ornaments... some I have made or my niece and nephew make... or different colors I love to have a angel on top ... and nice lights and what I love most of all to do is turn off all the lights around the house and just have the glow of the...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F 2 Responses Oct 30, 2011

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    Christmas In The Eyes Of A Less Fortunate Child.....

                               I had this experience a few years ago.............it's been my dream since....as a child with simple life ,Christmas was not so special but a happy one...............there's that feeling of being excited and happy when the beer month...
    malunggay malunggay 36-40, F Nov 3, 2013

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    Christmas Tree

    As a Christian i grow up full of stories about CHRISTMAS and all the jolly things that goes with it,i use to attend massess early in the morning in our local church and prepare christmas tree freshly cut from the forest or sometimes from lagoon where you can find beautiful trees...
    tawam tawam 36-40, M Nov 22, 2011

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    We bought a tree at the weekend

    for what is going to be our first Christmas together at home. My parents are visiting from the UK, and my sister will be here on Christmas Day, so this is going to be quite a special occasion and we want everything looking nice. It is not a very tall tree, but it is nice and...
    bethturner bethturner 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 9, 2013

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    Oh Christmas Tree, Oh Christmas Tree....

    I also like the tradition of a Christmas tree. I love decorating the tree each year because of the memories it shares. I place ornament which each has a special meaning. I have those the children made as they grew up, the ones my mother bought me each year as I was growing up...
    loyll loyll 51-55, F Dec 14, 2008

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    MAY NOT BE the best christmas i have got,

    but was happy enough to see this not so huge lovely christmas tree!  
    iamnotshy iamnotshy 22-25 Dec 28, 2013

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    One That I Will Never Change

    Every year, the first weekend in December we visit our local Christmas tree farm. We dress warm and traipse through the snowy fields in search of the perfect tree. With a small bow saw in hand we walk for what seems a very long time until we all agree on that one tree that will...
    emptyheart emptyheart 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 14, 2008

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    When I was a child, I used to spend my summers in a quaint town. No tall buildings, open fields, starry nights and no electronic gadgets. I spent my days climbing trees, picking...
    jenna4xa jenna4xa 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I would scurry up a tree all the time when I was younger... I used to love to climb super high, get stuck, and then find new and creative ways to get down... Well not really new or...
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    I wrote a poem about it actually a few years ago. I have a an old photo of me in my tree as a kid and brought back so many memories which is why I got in the tree last year. anyway...
    girlonpause girlonpause 36-40, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    So about a week ago I went for a long walk, something I often do to clear my head and relaxd. On said walk I found a huge tree not to far from a great view point along the coast...
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