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by TrueNorth
Sat Jun 25, 2011 6:24 pm
Forum: Holiday Decoration
Topic: How do you prepare for Christmas in the Summer?
Replies: 2
Views: 4924

How do you prepare for Christmas in the Summer?

So we're past the halfway point to Christmas 2011 and the days are starting to get shorter. Is there anything anyone is doing now to get ready for Christmas? Today I asked my wife who we might invite over for Christmas dinner and she looked at me like I was nuts. I got to thinking about Christmas wh...
by TrueNorth
Sat Nov 28, 2009 9:09 am
Forum: Christmas Thoughts
Topic: Favorite Christmas Songs?
Replies: 63
Views: 58044

Re: Favorite Christmas Songs?

I read through the replies to this post and they brought back some great memories of songs I had forgotten or not listened to in some time. Silver Bells, I'll be home for Christmas, Winterwonderland, all recall the great family gatherings, shopping and excitement around the holiday. One not mentione...
by TrueNorth
Sun Sep 13, 2009 6:00 pm
Forum: Holiday Decoration
Topic: when do you decorate?
Replies: 46
Views: 41645

Re: when do you decorate?

For several years we lived in St. Louis and Thanksgiving weekend was usually when we put up the outside lights. Now that we are in Minnesota we start earlier. If we wait until Thanksgiving it's just too darn cold. Usually right after Halloween you start seeing the outside lights go up, though they d...
by TrueNorth
Mon Nov 03, 2008 9:40 pm
Forum: Christmas Thoughts
Topic: Christmas in Your Neighborhood
Replies: 3
Views: 3168

Time to put up the lights

Yesterday in Minneapolis was the perfect day to put up Christmas lights outside. It was around 70 and probably our last nice weekend of the year. I was the first on our street to put up lights, though we wont turn them on for a couple of more weeks. Suspect most of my neighbors will be doing the sam...
by TrueNorth
Fri Jul 04, 2008 5:21 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Minnesota Greetings
Replies: 2
Views: 3049

Minnesota Greetings

Greetings from Minnesota....Stumbled onto this board while looking at Christmas online sites. Christmas, the celebration of the nativity, is my favourite time of year, as it is for many of you. Passing the halfway point of the year, one can't help but turning to a few thoughts of Christmas. July 4th...