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A Little Girl, A Big Forest, And Finding The Perfect Christmas Tree

As a couple, Bill and I have never gone out and cut down a Christmas tree.  For several years, we purchased our Christmas tree from a nursery, but then we started buying them from our local volunteer fire department.  I reasoned that the fire department would surely sell the freshest-cut trees in town.  Looking back, […]

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A Little Girl Finding The Perfect Christmas Tree

As a couple, Bill and I have never gone out and cut down a Christmas tree. For several years, we purchased our Christmas tree from a nursery, but eventually started buying them from our local volunteer fire department. I reasoned that the fire department would surely sell the freshest-cut trees in town. Looking back, I’m […]

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Picking Out The Best Tree In The Forest

As I’ve mentioned before, I grew up on a dairy farm.  The wooded acreage was mostly made up of deciduous trees, but there were evergreens sprinkled throughout.  Every Christmas, my dad took my brother and me with him to find the perfect tree.  Sometimes my mom came with us, but usually she stayed home and […]

 
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