Under the Christmas Lights

On a recent rainy weekend, my family and I bought our Christmas Tree. We got it tied to the roof, drove it home, set-up in the stand, and watered it. Now it's time for the lights. So I tested them. And two strands worked. Sigh. Off to Target.

Standing in front of a wall 20 feet long of Christmas lights was daunting, do I want white lights or color? I decided on white. Oh, well then do you want warm white, cool white, bright white, classic white? And then do you want LED or Incandescent? What bulb shape? How many? And should I get energy efficient. My electrical designer's brain was looking at the color temperatures and wattages and becoming overwhelmed. Finally, I just picked the ones on sale. Easy peasy.