"T pulled down the tree. Onto himself."
The culprit was scared, but not hurt. And, amazingly, only one ornament shattered (one of my faves, though --- dang).
After the mess was cleaned up, we sat upstairs, trying to decide what to do next.
"How did we handle this with the first one?" Nate asked.
"Well, I don't think the thought ever entered his mind. He never came close to trying anything like that."
It is true. The one we are dealing with now has different ideas about which risks are worth taking. This is forcing us to come up with some ideas of our own. Like bungee-tying the tree to the window-pull. I hope it prevents another incident... seems like we were lucky this time. Don't want to test those odds again.