Fact: The tallest Christmas tree ever displayed was in Seattle, Washington. According to the Guinness World Records, the world’s tallest cut Christmas tree was a 221 ft Douglas fir that stood at Northgate Shopping Center in Seattle, Washington, during Christmas 1950. That’s nearly the equivalent of the wingspan of a Boeing 747-8, which is 225 feet.
We began early in the morning, sneaking out to the garage and counting the boxes; OMG, all those go inside? We have our work cut out for us!
What do they sing at a snowman’s birthday party? Freeze a jolly good fellow!
Then we turned around, and boxes and more boxes surrounded us! The red and green were Mary’s from her home, and the brown & yellow were Pauls’ for Los Alamitos. Today, we can’t tell as we mingled last year. I guess you call them hers, his, and ours?
What kind of motorbike does Santa ride? A Holly Davidson!
But safety is the first concern, so we set up the Emergency Field Hospital for those little guys who need glue, batteries, or other first-aid operations.
Why was the snowman looking through the carrots? He was picking his nose!
We rolled in fourteen boxes for the living room, family room, and kitchen. It was fun to open them up and see what there was; it brought back old memories. This Alzheimer’s is sometimes not too bad!
What is the best Christmas present in the world? A broken drum, you just can’t beat it!
We set up a center-of-operations table to stage the decorations. It filled up fast. Next year we will have to get an ambulance!
What do snowmen wear on their heads? Ice caps!
I reminded Mary that I might need to rest as I had been sick. When I went to Robin’s Nest, I found a re-creation of me in bed courtesy of Dr. Mary; always a pleasant surprise when she is around! He looks like I felt.
The doctor dropped by to talk to the patients and do a quick triage.
What do you call Santa when he stops moving? Santa Pause.
The soldier caught her eye! The little guy needed batteries so we gave him a charge and he was happy afterwords.
Just listen to the dialog! I think he will get Mary’s famous specialty operation, the Opto-rectomy. (Ask Mary about the operation; this is, after all, a G-Rated website).
Things are looking up; the boxes have been airlifted to the patio and are standing tall ready to be put away for a month!
The patients keep getting added to the line, but we will take care of them between Dr. Mary and Nurse Paul! What is the technical name for Santa’s elves? Subordinate clauses.
Where did everything go? You ask; don’t ask!
The water feature the gang gave us for a wedding present looks even better now, as it is complete with Christmas decorations.
Mr. Talkative has the place of honor; as you pass by, he will sing Christmas songs.
Scout, The Wonder Dog, has a moose outfit he wears at Christmas, so now he has a friend.
The cleaning folks got here just in the nick of time; they got to clean the mess we left. While they were cleaning, Mary and I went to the local burger joint, In-An-Out, and had a delicious dinner in the car behind the grocery store; we are romantic.
We returned home, watched an adventure movie, and hit the sack at about 9:00 PM. There is more to do tomorrow!!