And now I present to you The Tree, 2017:
Lydia is in charge of the smaller tree and Sam is supposed to be in charge of the smallest tree . . . but he would rather me do it.
Total lights on the tree: 2,880; surprisingly less than last year.
Total number of incandescent lights: 100
Total number of LED lights: 2,780
Times the cat has eaten the tree and barfed: 0!
Amount of interest the cat has shown in the tree this year: 0, but he’s fascinated with the tree skirt.
Ornaments Mom has broken: 1
Amount of new lights strung up on the two trees outside: 1,000
Cookies Mom has cooked: 79