Holiday Spirit???

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    Is anyone really in that Christmas spirit yet? Im still not, I suppose because I have been so busy and anxious trying to get everything done that I just havent' been able to stop, take a breather and enjoy the holidays.

    Anyone else feel like that??
     
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    i'm not - mostly because I'm weary of Christmas equating to 'giving shit'. I'm tired of giving shit to people 'just because it's christmas'. I'm tired of getting together with people 'because it's christmas' NOT because 'I particularly want to be there'. I'm tired of sending Xmas cards to people 'simply because they sent one to US.'

    Ba-humbug. :(
     
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    I know what you mean, Bonnie. We women run around trying to make everything perfect, and end up exhausted and, in my case, with headaches.

    Things that help me get into the season: I am reading a book about the origins of our most well-known Christmas carols, we've been to a sing-along, and tonight is our daughter's Christmas concert at school.

    Have you ever been to Longwood Gardens at Christmas time? They have acres of lighted trees outdoors in every color there is, plus poinsettias everywhere indoors. Try to take some time and go. You deserve it!
     
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    Now, D, I know you are not this bad:

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    Exactly!
     
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    I think I will probably be in a better mood once christmas actually gets here, and I can relax and enjoy everything.

    It's just too much though, yesterday I was doing last minute errands and I saw 3 different car accidents.
     
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    i am into it.....but i have two little kids.....they help ...... we sit by the fire and read christmas books eat cookies talk about santa and try and guess wht is in all the presents.....oh and my wife works her ass off so i bought her one of those shaper image massage chairs.... :69:
     
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    Kids certainly help. I put little gift bags together for everyone else, they feel like they've been "shopped" for. :laugh:
     
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    I know how you guys feel. In eighth grade I had this really bad, and was really mad Christmas eve cause I hadnt enjoyed the days before like i had the years before. Looking back on Christmas 8th grade, it's one of the better Christmases I've had, simply because the time I spent beforehand and afterward were really memorable. You tend to remember things differently than they atually were, but yeah it's frusterating right now. Just bust out the holiday music and rock around the Christmas tree. Oh sh--, four days!! :shocked:
     
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    Where is Longwood Gardens?? That sounds like just what I need.
     

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