Figment Writing Prompt – Dec. 19

Instructions for Decorating the Christmas tree !

Step One: Locate Last Years Christmas Tree (we are in a recession!)

Step Two: Grab tree by the metal part (the Stem) DO NOT ATTEMPT TO GRAB BY THE LEAVES.

Step three: Drag Tree all the way to the second floor (keep all swearing inside at all times)

*repeat this step two more times or until all parts of the tree are at the second floor location.*

Step Four : Realize that you have forgotten the stand for the tree. Go downstairs and retrieve it from the bottom of the box.

Step Five: Give yourself a pep talk. Ignore the disapproving looks from your parental units for talking to yourself (again)

Step Six: Start attaching the tree together.

Step Seven: Realize that the tree is on backwards. Put the tree in the proper order.

Step Eight: have parental unit or little adult tell you that the tree is still on backwards.

Step Nine: swear

Step Ten: spread out the leaves on the tree

Step Eleven: locate decorations from the basement.

Step Twelve: drag decorations upstairs along with the lights.

Step Thirteen: untangle the lights (you may need assistance from a parental unit)

Step fourteen: plug in the lights. Realize that the lights are no longer working.

Step Fifteen: go downstairs and look for more lights.

Step Sixteen: find two different lights. Argue with parental units over which lights to use.

Step Seventeen: lose the argument

Step Eighteen: watch parental units put lights on the tree.

Step Nineteen: put baubles on the tree.

Step Twenty: watch little adult rearrange baubles.

Take off the lights and admire tree.



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