list (note: real men do not need lists)
shopping (note: real men are ususally found still doing this at 10 pm on christmas eve)
wrapping (men--allow extra 45 minutes due to "scotch tape accidents")
***or, if you fancy yourself a bit creative, like i do (i'm kidding myself)
coming up with an idea (allow 6 months)
drawing/painting (3 or 4 times--throw out if "just not good enough"...)
find box of christmas decorations
find old sticky candy cane melted to side of box
(oh wait...CLEANING first,
(cut down?) (bring a good saw.) (and a pair of heavy gloves.) (and someone to cut the tree down for you.)
set in stand (trim bottom 24 to 30 times untilk you get it just right...and tree is now 2' high.)
decorate--ornaments, tinsel (remember to "drape" tinsel one strand at a time to simutlate icicles. sucker.)
dig out of closet
set up (like opening an umbrella, isn't it?)
lights (unless you just left 'em on from last year)
i'm a little behind schedule, but i'm definitely on my way.
hope you're all doing well.
SCARED OF SANTA
smell ya later!