Tuesday, December 9, 2008

I'm Thinking We will Have A White Christmas

So DJ and I decided to get our Christmas tree last night before it had an inch of freezing rain and 11 inches of snow on it. I think it was a bright move. We pick out a LONG NEEDLE tree (Pine) and bring it home and set it up.

All is well until DJ starts screaming and I come running. It seems there was an animal in the tree.

wait a minute . . . .that's not just ANY ol' animal. IT'S SIERRA!!!!

OK OK - DJ didn't scream and I didn't come a runnin. And the tree didn't have an animal in it.

But Sierra does love to climb in the tree.

We have not had a long needle tree since I have known DJ. I have lived an oppressive Christmas. I grew up with long needle trees but you try telling Jenny who was 13 that your evil step dad is now going to insist on LONG NEEDLE and well. I would not sleep soundly at night! Keeping one eye open.

THIS year I got the balls to ask for a long needle one and now I am finally happy. The aroma is so much more Christmassy. Very piney foresty.

Here is what it looks like naked. Not bad for $30.!!

The problem is we forgot to design our house with a Christmas tree nook. No real good place to put the tree. OH, I suppose we could move the huge TV and huger sub woofer to a different room but . . . . .come on, let's get real.

It's about 10:30 in Columbus and we have about 8 inches of new snow on the ground. I just got in from snow blowing the 30 pound rocks that the snow plows left on my driveway. I feel ALIVE!! Pumped up baby!!!

In 1775 the Patriots gain control of Virginia. I hate the Patriots AND their fans.

In 1994 President Bill Clinton fired Surgeon General Joycelyn Elders after she told a conference that masturbation should be discussed in school as a part of human sexuality. . . .

hmmmmm There are so many things I could say.

Kirk Douglas turns 92 today.
Deacon Jones is 70.
Beau Bridges is 67
Donny Osmond is 51

OOPS - did you see they arrested the ILL governor today for trying to benefit from his ability to appoint President-elect Barack Obama's replacement in the U.S. Senate. A 76-page FBI affidavit says the 51-year-old Democrat was intercepted on court-authorized wiretaps over the last month conspiring to sell or trade the vacant Senate seat for personal benefits for himself and his wife, Patti.

My brother lives in ILL and he said a few months ago that the governor was VERY VERY crooked. In fact their LAST governor is in jail isn't he?? Maybe they can set up something together in prison.

Have a fun Tuesday!