I Turn Off The Lights And Admire The Glow Of My Xmas Tree

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    Green Sky Full Of Stars

    When I was little, around Christmas time, my mom used to let me sleep under the Christmas tree. It is one of my coolest Christmas memories. Staring up into those branches, just a blur of colored lights. As a mother I think, what a picture I must have made. A little girl...
    Epiphany68 Epiphany68
    41-45, F
    1 Response Jun 29, 2012

    It's So Pretty

    If I could I would have a tree up all year round. I love the glow of the lights. The lights also have to be multicolored, not clear.
    BlankPage123456787 BlankPage123456787
    70+, F
    1 Response Jan 7, 2012
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Nov 28, 2015

    Beautiful

    The tree stands silent and cheerful, as I switch of the lights, sit by the fire and gaze for a while.  I look at the lights, and the reflection on the decorations, each hang with care by my family and me. In the end, I'll get up and put on Raymond Briggs 'The Snowman'  ...
    SimpleShadow SimpleShadow
    13-15, F
    2 Responses Dec 6, 2010

    Last Year It Was So Nice

    we got a pure white tree and put frosted clear icicles on and stars all the clear glass colour and I got some coloured lights that changed and flashed and had a frosty shimmery glow. it looked so nice - all white with coloured lights. other years I have used a all blue or all...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals
    36-40, F
    Apr 19, 2011

    Bliss

    At last. The tree is in it's usual place. The boxes of bit & bobbles are stored away. There they are..my special, most meaningful ornaments danging on every  bough.   My tree has a 1000 lights. I am ready for the event I waited all year for.  Turn off the...
    wiseowl wiseowl
    61-65, F
    5 Responses Dec 5, 2010

    My Lighting...

    i plan on buying a ton of christmas lights and using them to light my apartment.
    mosinman mosinman
    22-25, M
    Oct 14, 2012

    Still

    It went right back up as soon as I moved it in.
    PrettyOldSoul PrettyOldSoul
    41-45, F
    6 Responses Apr 18, 2011

    Shimmer & Shine

    One of the most favorite things I have always done since I was a child was watch the glow of the Christmas lights especially early in the morning before work or late at night, when the lights are out and just the tree is lit. I like to wake up first thing in the morning and drink...
    winterlace winterlace
    46-50
    Dec 22, 2010
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