our first (second) christmas tree

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well, we are here

at christmas

 it’s been an emotional time for me

 more than usual

but, we’re with family and i’ve decided that the greatest christmas gift I’m giving Lily this year is christmas itself

 so i’m going to try to put my grumpiness aside

merry christmas friends

 i hope it’s happy and bright

 thank you for coming here and checking on us

we will be away from this space for a little while

but not for too long…

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we looked and we looked and we looked until we found our perfect tree

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once home, while we let the christmas tree settle in its spot and stand, we decorated the two trees in front of our house

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i really wanted a picture of Lily putting the star on the tree. but real life is not a perfect picture moment. is it?

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instead i got this. real life

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oh hi

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don’t ask about the hair. or the face. but hey, i made an appearance on here

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voila. our first asheville christmas tree