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Monday Memories: The Fortieth!

December 6th, 2009 · 8 Comments

My blogging friend Maya at Springtree Road has the coolest banner image up for December.  It’s a photo of her retro-look white Christmas tree.  I mentioned in her comment section that when I was little, we had a silver aluminum(?) Christmas tree for a few years.  It had no lights on it.  My dad had a rotating lighted color wheel that shone on it.  I wonder if the combo of a metal tree and those old Christmas lights would have been setting yourself up for a totally electrified tree!  Yikes!

Maya said she would love to see a picture of the tree, so I went looking through old photos and found one!

Here is it and here I am, when I was nine months old!  I don’t see the color wheel in the photo, but I do see that my mom got an iron that year for Christmas!  She must have been thrilled.  :)

Me and the metal Christmas Tree!

Me and the metal Christmas Tree!

Do you have a memory you would like to share today?  Just leave a link to your blog post or photo in Mr. Linky!  If you don’t have a blog, tell us about a memory in the comment section.  I want to hear from everybody!  (If Mr. Linky  isn’t working, you can put your link in the comments section.)  Please remember to:

  • Leave a link to the specific blog post, not to your general blog address, to make it easier for people to find your memory post.
  • Make sure your link works and that it goes to your specific memory post.
  • Put a link back to here in your post so that your readers can come and read about everyone’s memories!
  • Visit the other participants and please leave comments on their posts!  We all love comments!
  • Enjoy the party and come back next week for Monday Memories: The Forty-first!

Don’t forget, Se’Lah’s Gift of Jewels giveaway is open until Jan. 6, 2010. Get on over there and enter for each day’s gift!

Tags: All About Me · Monday Memories

8 responses so far ↓

  • 1 maya | springtree road // Dec 6, 2009 at 8:55 pm

    i LOVE it! and look at you being all cute! you had no idea your poor mom got an iron for Christmas! :)
    .-= maya | springtree road´s last blog ..Spinning & spinning some more =-.

  • 2 sunnymama // Dec 6, 2009 at 11:24 pm

    Aww! How cute you were sitting among the presents by the metal christmas tree. :)
    .-= sunnymama´s last blog ..Waiting =-.

  • 3 elk // Dec 7, 2009 at 7:17 am

    such a memory …the white/ aluminum trees were all the rage werent they!

  • 4 Se'lah // Dec 7, 2009 at 9:43 am

    that photo is just precious. our Christmas tree is white…appropriate for the snow outside. 😉

  • 5 stephanie @ // Dec 7, 2009 at 11:41 pm

    This made me laugh. Three years ago, I ASKED for an iron. And I got one. At the time, I was thrilled. Now I wish I would have asked for something more exciting and just bought a new iron for myself.

  • 6 Relyn // Dec 8, 2009 at 12:29 am

    You are completley adorable!!

  • 7 spread your wings // Dec 8, 2009 at 9:49 pm

    looks like you’re coming right out of all that wrapping – so cute!
    i NEED an iron for Christmas but wouldn’t be too excited to get one. haha
    .-= spread your wings´s last blog ..make a list / take a rest =-.

  • 8 Monkey's Momma // Jan 10, 2010 at 1:15 am

    We had one of those too!
    .-= Monkey’s Momma´s last blog ..Just Call Me Pinball =-.

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