It's always a bit sad to see them go. This year it was physically painful as well, since both the blue spruce and the other one (it was different from the other Norwegian Firs on the lot) were both very prickly. But the worst of it is done now. Just a bit more boxing up to do. So sad. They were both in very good shape. I sometimes wish we could keep the tree in the Living Room year round.
Since I haven't yet, I wanted to post photos of our trees this year. I think they were the prettiest we've ever had. Too bad the lights don't show up well in the photos. The 13' tree in the Living Room: