My office is a bit unusual...  even for Microsoft.

Anyway, during the Christmas Season, I like to add my Christmas Palm Tree that Lisa brought when she moved from Florida.   I managed to score some motif appropriate ornaments last year.   They are flamingos.

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This would seem VERY out of place were it not for the rest of the office.   I have a couch, recliner, fireplace, PEZ collection (please don't send me more!!), and lots of other paraphernalia.  One of the nice things about using a laptop is that you can get rid of those pesky desks... I don't have any desk at all.

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I'm quite fond of the fireplace (especially with the stocking I was given a few years back).  That is a stuffed animal (teddy bear) bear-skin rug in front of it.

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The PEZ shrine has been about 15 years in the assembling and it has gotten WAY out of hand.   It takes HOURS to unpack and set up and I really, really don't want any more dispensers!

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Now, the outside of the office can be noteworthy, too...  It is known as the "Place Where the Asses Hang Out"

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This got started when I decapitated the stuffed animal moose (serrated knives work WAY better for decapitating stuffed animals than straight edged knives).   When I stitched up the neck and added Velcro, the neck stayed just fine but the body needed a suspension stitch since it kept coming off the plaque mounted to the wall.   This led me to starting my "Head Collection"

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You can notice in this last photo the two heads of vegetables, the "head of beer", and the "head" (as in the plastic toilet).   These have taken a number of years to accumulate.   I'm still working on a cylinder-head, a crack-head, and a head-of-state for my "head collection".

Finally, during my time at Amazon, they didn't give me a window in my office so I had to buy one...  The brackets for the drapes were a project by themselves!

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Anyway, I thought I would show you all my office while the Christmas Tree is up... Soon, the tree will go back into storage for the New Year.

Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays, and a wonderful New Year to you all!

- Pat