Because all the ones that aren't, did. It was a very sad thing to come home to a sideways tree and a bunch of silver shards of glass all over our living room.
Some of the destruction.
I think Paul is going to pick up a bigger tree stand on his way home from work today...that is, if the estimate from the electrician to fix whatever is wrong with all of our outdoor outlets isn't too much...it seems like Christmas doesn't want to stay at our house very much! =(