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This weekend the weather is perfect for decorating. It is dry and crisp (plenty of light to see where things look best and no mud being dragged into the house while we go in and out). My littlest niece helped me gather the wreaths and boxwood trees (from the garden club ladies) and the potted amaryllis and paper whites. I’ve hoisted the bins full of Christmas things from the basement…now, how to make the transition from unstudied imperfection to a finer form? How to transform it all…?  Some people are wizards at this—they are swift and efficient and exact. I am not…