When we pulled up in front of Bradbury's Christmas Tree Farm, a boy in a red ball cap met us at the truck with a smile and a saw. Bryan and Mandy choose our tree based on height, color and even-ness; I have veto power because I'm the one who notices when a tree's trunk is so crooked it won't fit well in the tree base.
Then it was home to put up the tree. This year we recorded another time-lapse video (that's it up top) of decorating the house. And now we're ready for the holiday season, full of music and food and naps and presents and friends