Guest column: Trees make the season
December 2, 2022
It’s that time of year, when Christmas trees with all of the beautiful lights and decorations show up in our homes. The traditional use of evergreen trees during the Christmas season brings to many Americans the fragrance and freshness of the forest.
Christmas trees probably do more to bring joy to families at this time and to dramatize the message of “Peace on Earth, Good Will Toward Men” than any other thing. Indoors or outdoors, Christmas trees, whether natural or artificial, have become almost an essential holiday decoration in homes, churches, offices, parks and on the streets....