Monday, December 21, 2009
The Christmas tree is up, presents are appearing under it, the holly is up over the doors and windows to "keep out the dark" (See Susan Cooper's, The Dark is Rising). I love the lights on the tree. Being off the grid as we are and thus having to be very careful about electricity use, ours are very small LED lights. Not really bright but we can safely and with a clear conscience leave them on all night. I love getting up in the dark and seeing the tree lights.