john and i wanted to buy a small christmas tree that we could put on our dining room table. what an adventure! we went to two hardware stores and they were all out of the small ones. at home depot we picked up a couple of branches so we could have that pine smell at home. they look so sad on our cast iron tree stand.
we did manage to pick up a kissing ball for our chandelier. that brought the fresh smell in too.
but no christmas tree. the next day i decided i would look for an artificial tree. i must have gone to five stores. all sold out of small ones. i was pretty sad.
finally, in desperation, i picked up a poinsettia. it wasn't so bad, i told myself.
but i missed the tree. john suggested looking online, but then how would we get it by christmas?
the story continues...