Friday (a week ago) I put up my Christmas tree. That's it...put it up. It isn't decorated - yet. That was the plan, but this ol' lady has been having an avoidance issue and has been doing her best to ignore the naked tree in the living room. It is a mystery. I love Christmastime and all the decorations. There is no good reason why I seem to be putting this job off.
Yesterday I told myself my mission for the day was hanging ornaments on the tree. Tsk...it went slowly. I have the topper and a few red ornaments hung so far. (Had to take a break for dinner, you know.) The rest are in tubs around the tree. Sigh...
Promise to self: Tree will be decorated and beautiful by the end of day today! There will be no more fooling the neighbors by lighting this undone tree every night. After all, Santa may be watching...and my conscience is overloaded with guilt. Pesky stuff, that guilt. Not good. I want to be free to enjoy this tree and the season. I hope you will hold me to it. I will restrict my access to the computer until the deed is done!
Besides, some young adults from church will be here to do some yard work for us today, and I'll be making chili for them for lunch! It got down to freezing here in the high desert last night and it will be chilly (no pun intended) today. I plan to warm their tummies with homemade chili. And, I will be decorating the tree while they work.
You will send me encouraging comments to keep me going on the decorating, won't you? My track record indicates a definite need for motivation! Thank you!