The First Great Thing: Christmas decorations that make you laugh. One day, my brother and I were in Target and we found these little neon fiber-optic Christmas trees that plug into your USB port (so that you never have to suffer any amount of time without a Christmas tree, I guess). Why?
The Second Great Thing: Christmas music that is legitimately good. “Last Christmas” is one of my LEAST favorite songs of all time, but this year I’ve heard enough good music to make up for it, I think.
The Third Great Thing: Memorable gifts. I believe in meaningful gift-giving, so one Christmas, my older brother and I gave my younger brother a life-sized cardboard Aragorn cutout, wearing a Christmas hat. While I may have bought it slightly because I wanted it for myself, it was still a good gift.
The Fourth Great Thing: Snow. I’m dreaming of a white Christmas.
The Fifth Great Thing: “WHAT MORE CAN I DO? ALL I WANT FOR CHRISTMAAAAS IS YOUUUUU!” (Every radio station plays it at least a dozen times a day, but I still like it.)
The Sixth Great Thing: Coca-Cola commercials.
The Seventh Great Thing: “It’s A Wonderful Life”
The Eighth Great Thing: Starbucks holiday drinks.
The Ninth Great Thing: Having everybody at home.
The Tenth Great Thing: Nativities.
The Bonus Eleventh Great Thing: Norman Rockwell’s Christmas illustrations.
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