So, December is here.
And just a few months ago, I was reminiscing about fall.
But now, Thanksgiving is over, I've spruced up my tiny apartment with some holiday cheer, it is now freezing by California's standards and the neighborhood yards have exploded with Christmas lights of all different colors.
I'll admit, I used to be strictly a no-Christmas-music-before-Thanksgiving kind of gal but since churning out holiday work projects since August, I might have broken that rule just a few times. Some days, when it was still almost 100 degrees outside, I'd need a little something to put my mindset in the holiday season. I'd put my earbuds on, scroll through my various Pandora Holiday stations and choose something. Within seconds swelled the sound of uplifting trumpets and the suave voice of Nat King Cole, Frank Sinatra or Dean Martin. Every so often, I'd slowly remove one earbud just to make sure that this was a silent endeavor.
At about 15 minutes in, I'd turn it off and switch to something else. It just got too weird and felt wrong.
And it still felt a little weird to listen to Christmas music the night of Thanksgiving.
I think I'm starting to become a jaded adult.Read More