Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Hailey tree lighting was too early

    I would like to start this with kudos to all who were involved in the creation of the new Hailey Holiday Square and for the generosity of the sponsors and all who attended the lighting of the Hailey city tree on a soggy evening!
    That said, it was all a bit strange to me and I couldn’t figure out why. But then I realized that at my house there are still mad-scientist wigs on the floor and 3 Musketeer wrappers squirreled about from Halloween and I haven’t even gotten my belly full of turkey and cranberries, which is usually my preparation for the holiday season.
    So maybe next year the tree lighting can be a bit more timely—after Thanksgiving. We don’t want to wear the season out, after all. And maybe we will be singing carols in the snow instead of in the rain!
Anne Marie Gardner

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