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11/27/11

Nightmares of Christmas Trees

A rendition of last year's tree.  Seriously.
For the second year in a row, I am going deep into the woods with my girlfriend's family to hunt for (and chop down) a Christmas tree.

Why?  Because in Idaho, you're not allowed to go to Target or a Christmas Tree Farm to buy a tree.  You need to go into the forest and earn it.

Thanks to last year, I'm dreading the trip.

Why?

Read this post about last year's experience.

I am thankful for the lack of snow on the ground this year.  For that reason alone, I don't think this trip will be nearly as bad.  But you can rest assured that I'm not only preparing for this odyssey, I'm probably over-preparing.

I refuse to die this year, like I almost did before.

If you don't hear from me tomorrow, mourn for me, mmmk?
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14 witty retorts:

Haven said...

You're not allowed to die until after Thursday. You promised! ::smiles::

Kid Shuffle said...

i think that'd be pretty fun tbh. good luck!

Chip said...

What a cute little tree! HA

D4 said...

I remember! I couldn't forget :D

Grab some empty "lemonade" bottles. Don't go with beer, someone might drink it.

And you've been working out still right? It's time to show off your burly man-ness! I believe in you! Now go, bring in a nice twig with leaves on it. Make us proud.

Nuker Zero said...

Wishing you the best of luck.

I'm sure you'll be fine.

Mooner Johnson said...

Brandini. I just hope you've been extremely nice to the GF this year.

Bart said...

i dont bother with putting a tree up until the 24th if anything.

Adsila said...

Good luck my friend.

Steve Bailey said...

Hey nothing works better for bringing down a tree.... than dynamite!

Give er a try! Sinseerely,
Jethro

danjor21 said...

Here in Indiana, we have access to x-mas trees on every street corner. I have opted to go with the fake version, taking the easy way out! It took me a whole 3 minutes to open the box and set up the tree.

Pickleope said...

It reminds me of National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation. Make sure you shake the tree to ensure there are no wild animals you're smuggling into your home. Be strong, brave hunter.

Smart Ass Sara said...

And now I have the intro to National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation in my head. :)

Zombie said...

Thank goodness I have a fake tree. lol.

Michael said...

I'm getting my firt very own real tree this year and am SO excited!

Good luck! No dying.

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