the rules: “Welcome to the Christmas edition of getting to know your friends. Okay, just copy (not forward) this entire email and paste into a new e-mail that you can send. Change all the answers so that they apply to you. Then send this to a whole bunch of people you know, INCLUDING the person that sent it to you……Tis the Season to be NICE! ”
1. Wrapping paper or gift bags? both. I save everything from year to year.
2. Real tree or Artificial? artificial. this year. if we get a real tree, it’s a frasier fir, which Capt. Jack called the “Cadillac of Christmas Trees.” we quit getting a real tree last year or the year before because i was pretty stressed about everything it entails. we’re in a different life situation currently, so we probably could have hunted for a real one. then again, the cost is crazy.
4. When do you take the tree down? any time after the new year. i don’t keep track. I am guessing after the twelfth night.
5. Do you like eggnog? yes. half milk, half AE nog.
6. Favorite gift received as a child? I cannot recall anything favorite. I wish I could answer this better.
7. Hardest person to buy for? grandparents
8. Easiest person to buy for? children under the age of 5
10. Mail or email Christmas cards? mail
11. Worst Christmas gift you ever received? I do not remember getting ‘the worst’ gift.
12. Favorite Christmas Movie? it’s a wonderful life
13. When do you start shopping for Christmas? all year round.
15. Favorite thing to eat at Christmas? homemade cookies because they remind me of different people
16. Lights on the tree; colored or white? colored
17. Favorite Christmas song? don’t have one. but here is an interesting website that gives origins of songs and carols: www.carols.org.uk
18. Travel at Christmas or stay home? we travel in town.
19. Can you name all of Santa’s reindeer’s? yes, but i cannot reveal the answers lest you copy me.
20. Angel on the tree top of tree or a star? depends on the year. sometimes we have a dove or other ornament near the top of the tree because the top branch doesn’t fit the angel or star properly.
21. Open the presents Christmas Eve or morning? christmas morning
23. Favorite ornament theme or color? birds with feathers, started when i was a child and someone gave me a red peacock and a white dove.
24. Favorite for Christmas dinner? no memory of a favorite. i just like eating 🙂
26. Who is most likely to respond to this? no idea. this is a long meme, so maybe no one.