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Tree-decorating madness [Dec. 1st, 2003|07:56 am]
[Current Mood |sleepysleepy]
[Listening to |The Pogues Christmas song!]

It's December--woohoo! My favorite month!
We spent five hours putting up the Christmas tree yesterday--yikes! We have an artificial one, so we put all the branches on the trunk first. And then the lights (lots of lights), and the tinsel and beads. Kind of fun, but also maddeningly time-consuming. And we're not even done yet! We need to get all four boxes of ornaments up before we're through--count on another five hours for those. But when we're done, the tree shall look gorgeous.

I don't want to go to school today! I'm so tired, and I don't want to tell my teachers I'm going to take a vacation. For those of you who don't know, I'm incredibly shy when not on the computer. So yeah, today will be hard.

But anyway, we watched Fellowship of the Ring yesterday. Or rather, the first DVD. Me and Crystal are saving the second for later. That is the best movie ever! The Two Towers was okay, but they changed too much of the plot from what's in the books. So, having read the books seven times, it really bothers me when things are very unneccessarily changed, especially what the characters do. If I hadn't read the books, I would have liked the movie just fine.

Anyway, enough LOTR madness. On to present-wrapping madness.
I need to wrap the rest of the presents! But this year I hate wrapping for some reason. Oh well. And I need to make a Christmas list. Hey--I can start here!
-The Memory, Sorrow, and Thorn series (taken already)
-Books that will help me see the world for what it actually is
-More DVD's!
-More books!
-Stuff to do (like kits)
-Gift certificate to Barnes & Noble, so I can buy some thought-provoking books
-School supplies (everyone likes school supplies!)
-A green LJ shirt

And why am I writing it here? No idea. Well, I guess because it's my journal and I have easy access to it.
Anyway, happy early Christmas to you all!

[User Picture]From: brainsick_chick
2003-12-01 04:24 pm (UTC)
hey you have to go to rateyourdog and vote for my doggie Gizzmo to win for theme week!! please!!!
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[User Picture]From: minuetcat
2003-12-01 07:12 pm (UTC)
Sure--I'll try to :)
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[User Picture]From: minuetcat
2003-12-01 07:21 pm (UTC)
Aww...your dog's cute! I think I voted, but the poll's kind of confusing. Let me know if there's any problems.
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From: turkeysock
2003-12-01 05:57 pm (UTC)
aww i love christmas trees and the chore of decorating :D we haven't done ours yet, but within the next few days hopefully. ooooooh and wrapping presents=fun times. :D!!
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[User Picture]From: minuetcat
2003-12-01 07:10 pm (UTC)
Yeah, decorating and wrapping is so fun! I love Christmas :)
Have fun putting up your Christmas tree!
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[User Picture]From: minuetcat
2003-12-02 03:22 pm (UTC)
Yay--Christmas is the best! I'll try to take a picture of the tree when it's all done :)
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