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O Christmas Tree, O Christmas Tree

December 11, 2010
Marcy O’Brien

Tall Victorian ceilings are the perfect space for 10-foot Christmas trees. How I did love those majestic, big trees until the sheer volume and tonnage of them took their toll on the back and legs. After more than two dozen years of putting up the monster tree and the 600 + ornaments that went on it, I moved to this Cape Cod style house with its standard 8-foot ceilings. Out went the big tree and in came a normal 7-footer, yet what to do with the ornaments? Well, in my book, too much of a good thing is almost enough . . . so all of them go on the smaller tree. At least I'm not teetering atop the ladder to attach the star . . . which is a good thing.



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