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RE: ok- this is just unbelievable

Um no-- that is my DH job :)

We pay more in electricity during the Xmas season than when we run the a/c
all summer :(


> Competition with the Griswald's Cyndi? LOL!
> Kitty, I do put it up usually at the beginning of December, about the
> first
> weekend, maybe 2nd. But St. Stephen's Day, and WHO may I ask is that? I'm
> assuming that's right after Christmas....I was raised Baptist, they don't
> do Saints. By then I'm just sick of tripping over stuff. I actually have a
> lot of stuff when I'm in the mood. This season was just so wretched I
> wasn't up for it. NO Christmas spirit at all. I have a feeling this year
> is
> going to be different. I'll send pictures......
> A
> Andrea H
> Beaufort, SC
> > [Original Message]
> > From: Johnson Cyndi D Civ AFFTC/ITSR <cyndi.johnson@edwards.af.mil>
> > To: gardenchat@hort.net <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > Date: 4/25/2005 11:24:40 AM
> > Subject: RE: [CHAT] ok- this is just unbelievable
> >
> > I hate to admit it but my husband last year got the Christmas lights bug
> in
> > a big way. He's doing his best to turn our front yard into one of those
> > places you drive by just to gawk at. He bought so many of those animated
> > lighted deer whatsits that he is blowing out the circuits on the timers
> that
> > turn them on and off (fortunately not the house circuits. Yet.) He had
> to
> > buy a little storage shed to keep it all in, after I objected to him
> filling
> > the entire guest room with boxes. The problem is that we have a very
> large
> > front yard. In fact you could put about 4 tract-home front yards into
> ours
> > with room to spare. So he's loaded up the place with all these lights
> and
> > things, and still disappointed because it doesn't look full. I pointed
> out
> > that if he actually did fill it up you'd be able to see our house from
> 15
> > miles away, but I think that only encouraged him.
> > I do the inside. We have a decorated tree and a few candles. I admit the
> > lights look, ummm, festive but what a lot of work.
> >
> > Cyndi

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