oooh, Alison, tsk, tsk, tsk...I cannot permit such negative, anticipatory feelings...
You get that tree I all tose shiny, curios of Christmastide up in your house, young lady & you do it before you dot another i, ALISON SMITH!
All that aside, including my stealing of a line from the Dicken's' A Christmas Carol'
i like this, a lot...and a hearty thanx for all yir reads, young lady & good friend in true! F J R