Fifteen Eighty Four

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Holidays + Work = Unusual Decorations

This is now towering above my head every day at the office.

A pink tinsel tree with an Obama portrait print-out top. I should point out that much of it, including the smiling President-Elect looming 10 feet over our desks, is pretty accidental.

The back story: my boss has used this tree in years past, but her nephew told her, being the 5-year-old boy he is, that she’d better have a green tree this year.

Add a pink feather boa, a perpetually-present pink sweater thing, and our Secret Santa gifts, and poof! The most awesome, ridiculous office tree in New York. Well, maybe I shouldn’t make the latter claim. Still, it’s visible up and down the office, and people stop by to stare.

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