This weekend was a first. We have never gotten a Christmas tree in November. In fact, I have always wondered why people would get a tree quite so early. This year, though, because of various commitments in the coming weeks, we chose our tree this weekend. And a great thing happened. We really weren’t in the Christmas spirit at all when we woke up on Saturday and by the time we fell asleep, it felt like Christmas had arrived.
I used to think that you had to be in the Christmas spirit to get your tree but it turns out that getting your tree can instead put you in the spirit.