by Lorna Barrett / Lorraine Bartlett / L.L. Bartlett
But (as usual) I digress. By the time I get home tomorrow, I'll be pooped, but ready to play Christmas music. Except ... it won't be for the first time this season. I kind of snuck it in last weekend during happy hour. Mr. L asked, "Will we get to hear 'regular' music before New Year's?" Um. Sure. Except ... once Thanksgiving comes, the gloves come off and it's holiday music all day long. (Maybe I should just buy him a pair of earplugs.)
On a Facebook post, I mentioned a CD I'd gotten at a yard sale back in August, and my friend Liz suggested another album by the artist. I Googled it and it's uploaded on YouTube. The entire album. Wow. It turns out, I didn't care for it much, and was glad I hadn't spent $12 on it unheard. But I just left it on and more music played for the rest of the day. Wow. Good to know. So the other day, I was on Youtube and I typed "instrumental Christmas music" in the search box. Holy smoke! There's a huge cache of seasonal music there just asking to be clicked on. And since it's on autoplay, it plays all day long in the background. (I do have it on quietly so it won't "bother" Mr. L.)
Tomorrow I will take my MP3 player and speaker and listen to holiday music while at the craft show, which helps the day go faster and puts people in a holiday mood. (The other vendors around me like it, too!)
So, when do you break out the holiday music?