Saturday, December 16, 2006

Christmas meme?

From TFS

1. Egg Nog or Hot Chocolate? Iced coffee?

2. Does Santa wrap presents or just set them under the tree? Puts them under the tree...

3. Colored lights on tree/house or white? Colored!

4. Do you hang mistletoe? We use a small sprig of pohutukawa.

5. When do you put your decorations up? About the first or second week of December.

6. What is your favorite holiday dish (excluding dessert)? Fresh fish - preferably hapuku (sea bass) - pan fried with butter and nothing!

7. Favorite Holiday memory as a child? Going out on the cream run (milking, and collection, never stops.) with my dad.

8. When and how did you learn the truth about Santa? From as early as I can remember.

9. Do you open a gift on Christmas Eve? No.

10. How do you decorate your Christmas tree? Tinsel and lights!

11. Snow! Love it or Dread it? Snow? Sun and sand here!

12. Do you ice skate? No.

13. Do you remember your favorite gift? A jewellery box that I made for my wife from rewarewa.

14. What's the most important thing about the Holidays for you? Being with my family!

15. What is your favorite Holiday Dessert? Hmm, tough one that. Strawberries in kirsch with cream.

16. What is your favorite holiday tradition? Christmas tradition? Tough one that too. Family dinner, which usually started at about 2pm and finished about 8pm.

17. What tops your tree? A star.

18. Which do you prefer, giving or receiving? I have always had a fear of receiving gifts, and a dread of buying. On balance, giving.

19. What is your favorite Christmas Song? Handel's "Messiah", the whole thing. Far more inventive and cheery than Bach's "Christmas Oratorio".

20. Candy Canes! Yuck or Yum? Yeeech!!


T. F. Stern said...

Thanks for taking my challenge, enjoyed the response. Merry Christmas, Mate.

Lucy Stern said...

Hi Probligo, glad to see you are still around.