One of my biggest regrets in life (well, besides spending all that money on grad school), is selling my collection of aluminum Christmas trees. I had them all — Duralite Pom Pom, Evergleam, Sparkler — and displayed my tinsel forest proudly, complete with rotating stands and color wheels. My friends all thought I was a little kooky, but now these same friends all ask where they can get those “cool metal trees that change colors.”
Of course I finally caved and let them go right before they became hot again. Ugh. I have the worst luck sometimes, like when I really thought WebTV was going to be the next big thing. But I digress.
I’ve been absent from blogging for a few months, mainly so I can focus on a complete redesign of the site and the business, which will include lots of new items. I thank everyone for a great year, and as your gift for being good boys and girls, I present to you the Magical Aluminum Tree Forest: