Category Archives: Christmas

2020 Tried to Break Christmas for Us (But it Didn’t Succeed!)

Christmas didn’t start well for the McCullough family, and me in particular. In early December we began to put up the tree balls that are a characteristic decoration of our neighborhood. Tree balls are chicken wire frames crushed into a … Continue reading

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The Tree Balls Are Up!

The neighborhood where I live, Sunset Hills, in Greensboro, North Carolina, has a unique and unusual Christmas tradition. A few weeks before Christmas, the balls start going up in the trees. Beautiful colored balls made from chicken wire shaped into … Continue reading

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The 2019 Christmas Cookie Baking Extravaganza

It’s a new-ish tradition in the McCullough household. One weekend day a few weeks before Christmas a few family members and friends gather here for a day of serious cookie baking and decorating. This year my daughter Liz and her … Continue reading

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