• Christmas,  Holiday traditions,  Holidays

    Treasure trees

    “Some Christmas tree ornaments do more than glitter and glow, they represent a gift of love given a long time ago.” ~Tom Baker When Doug and I became empty nesters, we started scaling back on holiday decorations. Simplifying the season, we banked the mantel with greens and twinkle lights, but didn’t put up a Christmas tree. We’d grown tired of hauling everything down from the attic. But things have changed now that we have a little grandson who’s just beginning to appreciate the magic of Christmas. At the end of last month, we bought a new tree and retrieved the ornaments we’ve collected over the years. Going through the boxes,…