So there it was. My Christmas tree was laying on the ground after being zipped down in under 10 seconds by a chainsaw. Little did I know, however, that my adventures with this Christmas tree were just beginning.
This was by far the biggest Christmas tree we've ever purchased...
Here is video of me cutting down my own Christmas tree yesterday at Douglas Tree Farm on Sconticut Neck Road in Fairhaven.
Each year, Douglas Tree Farm sells Christmas trees to raise money for ALS, or "Lou Gehrig's Disease". Last summer's drought prevented the farm from selling trees last year, but the previous year I may have let one of the volunteers (who happened to be a 16 year old