Monday, December 19, 2011
Trimmimg the Tree
This year was bittersweet for me, as many of my ornaments and decorations were gifts from my beloved grandmother, who we lost this year. The antique birds and vintage bells that are among my very favorites were those she bought when I was tiny and gave to me as an adult. So many other ornaments are in my possession due to her affinity for catalogs. If she saw something she thought I would like, she inevitably ordered it (hence the musical chili pepper tree I received three years in a row. It used to drive me crazy but oddly enough I'm rather fond of it now). I'll think of her every Christmas, and be grateful for her always.