O Christmas Tree

The ever popular Christmas decorating FHE was tonight. The kids have been bouncing off the walls all night long and just getting through dinner was a challenge. We are such awful parents we even made them listen to a lesson and sing some Christmas songs, then we let them go crazy and decorate the tree. Grandma T even got crazy with us and let the kids dog pile on her for a picture. The tree, although not the perfect Christmas window tree I always envisioned, the ones with the coordinating colors and beautiful ribbons, but a tree with many memories. There were many discussions of who made what ornament, and I remember that ornament. I used to think I might have one of those professional trees someday, but now I think that I will miss all of my old ornaments and all the memories that are associated with it.