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A Very Bookish Christmas

This year I decided to make a Book Christmas Tree - something a little bit more detailed than my beloved Charlie Brown Christmas tree, but still room for creativity.  I actually have a whole "to-read" book table.  Yes - table. So it was the perfect place to just do some...rearranging!  I had to be a little bit more creative with the top of the tree.  Luckily I had small volumes of love poems that were just right! The books in the tree (from top-to-bottom): Random House Treasury of Favorite Read more [...]

Charlie Brown and the Holy Grail

Today I bought the Charlie Brown Christmas Tree (pictured). It's a familiar holiday sight: the twiggy tree, the single red ornament. In the movie, the tree gets a magical transformation into a full-fledged tree with ornaments and lights. Obviously, I don't expect my replica to get a magical transformation defying physics. But I had an interesting moment while purchasing the tree at Walgreens earlier today. It was selling for about $10 and it was next to other similarly priced artificial trees. Read more [...]