By Lorraine Horbaly
It’s almost time to “Deck the Halls” for the holidays! It will be time for cozy fires, Christmas carols and decorating a beautiful Christmas tree. But it turns out that many people are giving up on the expense and mess of real Christmas trees for the convenience of an artificial tree. The debate over real versus artificial is a perennial one, but also one which takes on greater significance as we become more aware of the environment and the impact our choices have on it. So, which choice is naughty and which is nice?