Once upon a time, families popped popcorn and bought cranberries and raisins. They took a thick needle and heavy-duty thread, and made long colorful streamers of white popcorn (no flavorings, please) and red cranberries, and draped them around an evergreen tree in their yard. It was a way of sharing the feast and the joy with birds and other wild creatures who otherwise have slim pickings in winter months. It was also beautiful.
Decorating for Christmas doesn’t actually require ANY electricity to do well.
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