Tag, You’re It

With fresh snow on the ground and with temperature of 14º F (-10º C) that we trekked down to the nearby tree farm. It’s that time of year again to choose a Christmas tree.

From our previous experiences, it usually takes us several minutes (though it feel like hours) to go up and down the line after line of trees, before we could pick the “perfect” tree.

Not this time.

On the first line of trees that we approached, we already made our choice. We did it in less than a minute! It is a record!

Here’s a close up photo of our Christmas tree with my wife tagging it with our name.

We’ll be coming back in two weeks to have this tree cut and bundled and for us to bring it home.

Since we did it so quickly, there was plenty of time for me to eat popcorn and sip hot chocolate inside the tree farm’s store. 

Actually I was looking for Santa, who usually is sitting inside this store, to give him my Christmas list. But he was not there. Perhaps he’s still busy preparing the turkey for the Thanksgiving.

(*photos taken with an iPhone)


3 thoughts on “Tag, You’re It

  1. Sa ganitong lamig ang isang Pilipino ay tiyak na nangangailangan ng kaunting Cuatro Cantos….seriously, Filipinos transplanted in Rome hardly experience that kind of weather. I wonder how Filipinos in North America or Northern Europe can adjust to ice and snow….

      • At least sa ganitong lamig walang pangangailangan to take a shower every hour because you are constantly sweating in the tropical heat and gaya ng sinasabi ng ilang Pinoy “sa malamig na klima masarap mag-shot-shot”…..

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