Growing up I loved Christmas. The spirit of giving, the family traditions, the family get togethers. I loved it all. However there were two things that I didn't get as a child and as an adult I do. We never had outdoor Christmas lights or a real tree. These two things I always wanted. Well since being out on my own and having my own home I have a real tree every year. This year though we went real old school and went out to the back forty and cut one down. It was a great day and so much fun, as well as a great visit with the people we went with. So my miracle of the day is the tree, the time spent to cut it down (this took about half an hour, long story) and that the weather was so nice to go out and do it.