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I Enjoy the Tradition of the Christmas Tree

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    My parents had an artificial tree. Ii was kept in the attic the rest of the year. It had to be assembled by the color coding on the stem of each branch. We only had this cheap...
    amazingdream amazingdream 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 24

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    I LOVE Happy Tree Friends! I even think Flaky and Flippy seem like a really great couple.
    awesomedude3000 awesomedude3000 22-25, M Aug 22

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    This is terrible but I really am enjoying my day. I can't work because my arm was broken and I can't do any lifting. I haven't been to work in about seven weeks. The weather is...
    mom4ce mom4ce 51-55, F Aug 22

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    KurMujun KurMujun 18-21 Aug 21

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    * sniffles* I'm sad that my tree is dying :'(
    Chernobylplayground Chernobylplayground 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 21

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    Either a weeping willow or a white birch, just because they're my favorites. Or maybe I'd be a cedar tree just because I love to smell good. :)
    TheEnduringSunrise TheEnduringSunrise 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    Today I cook my traditional spicy potato dish .
    Johnnystha Johnnystha 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 20

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    Dave002 Dave002 56-60, M Aug 19

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    I didn't mean to. I climbed up the tree and dangled my legs. Then felt a feeling on my **** and inside me. I wanted to rub it hard.
    biandhorny biandhorny 36-40 Aug 19

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    I love the sound of wind thru the trees, enchanting, isn't it???
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 2 Responses Aug 18

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    I am an atheist my parents are Muslims and I am a big fan of Christmas !!
    sedna123 sedna123 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 18