November 13

November 13, 2011 at 11:39 pm | Posted in Family, Transylvania | 6 Comments
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November 13: Yule never guess …
I lied. Inadvertently. But I lied nonetheless. Turns out, Romanian stores are peddling holiday wares already. (I momentarily forgot that I haven’t been to the grocery store in three months.) But Friday night, my husband came home with an artificial tree. My daughter got so excited that he put the tree together that very night, and we spent most of the weekend gluing, glittering, and markering some homemade ornaments. ’Tis the season … I guess??


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  1. We’re putting up our tree soon too–so I think you’re good! 🙂 I don’t know why it just dawned on me that you are in Romania, but in a sign of “it’s a small world” I know at least three people from right here in Colorado who have been or are living there right now. Two are Mormon missionaries and one is a contractor doing flooring work in the American Embassy. Crazy!

  2. My tree will likely start to go up the weekend after Thanksgiving. It will take me a few days to get it the way I want it because of all of the hundred or so shiny, shiny glass and the hundreds of shiny, shiny lights that have to go on just. right. Maybe I should be starting sooner…

    • Oops. Forgot the word ‘ornaments’ after the shiny glass!

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