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A Tree Tale

The Griswold family cuts down their Christmas tree.

“She’ll see it later, honey. Her eyes are frozen.”

It’s that time of year again.

The time of year when Trent starts brimming over with Christmas spirit, and I start loudly quoting Clark Griswold at the end of Christmas Vacation (see here). Or better yet — I start quoting Uncle Lewis.

The first clash of these ideologies traditionally occurs at Thanksgiving, and, indeed — it came like clockwork this year.

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New fridge, dammit!

Thanks to Munga, our 1970s kitchen has officially entered the 21st century (or started to, at least — baby steps, people).

As Clark Griswold would say (a patron saint in my family), “Hallelujah. Holy Shit. Where’s the Tylenol?”

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