So Christmas has come and gone, and as of walking the dogs on the 26th in the morning, I haven't seen any Christmas trees taken down and thrown outside YET. It seems like there's such a rush to be over and done with Christmas and move on, to New Year's, or just back to the normal hustle and bustle.

I love Christmas, I love the lights, I love everything about the holiday, and try to make it last as long as possible. It seems that the preparation for Christmas got away from us this year. What with all the basketball games, regular work, my wife's teaching and then working at L.L. Bean, Christmas was here before we knew it. That's why I want to enjoy the lights, the tree and everything as long as we can.

So, that's why I want to know