Christmas Eve

When I was a kid I used to find auto fuses on the street and pretend they were spaceships akin to an X-wing fighter. And the Christmas tree was the mothership. Sometimes I miss my childhood imagination.

We got a little crazy this year and took advantage of the tall ceilings in our present living space this year. My wife and her parents went to a tree farm near Seward, Nebraska and felled an 11′ tall Canaan Fir (above). It’s the first tree we’ve had in two or three years.

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About pcNielsen
Paul Nielsen founded The Aesthetic Elevator late in 2005. He owns a piece of paper, located somewhere in his house (not on the wall), stating that he earned a B.F.A. from the University of Nebraska around about 2001. While there, he studied studied architecture, graphic design and ceramics, graduating with a degree in studio art. Paul presently serves as communications manager for a small non-profit doing their print design and marketing. He spends as much time sculpting in his studio as possible — which is not nearly enough. Visit his website at pcNielsen.com.

3 Responses to Christmas Eve

  1. Marissa says:

    Wow, 11ft is impressive. Gorgeous. Merry Christmas. I’ve never had a real tree.

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