I’m that person that everyone complains about to their friends. “Ugh, did you hear Angie playing Christmas music at the party?” (lol jk I probably wouldn’t be at a party, who am I kidding?) More like “Angie won’t shut up about how excited she is about the holiday season, it’s driving me nuts. It’s not even December yet.“
Here’s the thing: as a musician, the holidays come early every year. We start rehearsing the more difficult stuff in October, and some choirs that only meet once a week start rehearsing in September. Ever since I was a kid I would be AMPED for the holidays in, like, September.
As a crocheter and knitter, we all know that holiday planning has to start early too. Just because you want to knit everyone a pair of socks doesn’t mean it will happen if you don’t start early enough and stay focused. (Note: this is not my goal, and will never be my goal. My friend Mike has been nagging me for years for socks, but he is woefully still sock-free.)
So from now until January 2nd, I am full speed ahead on the holiday train. I’m already comparing wrapping paper – last year’s was amazing. (Also note: my wrapping skills are okay, but in no way compare to my mom’s – she’s like some kind of gift wrap genie, and I can never hope to emulate her magical ways.) I’m getting ready to start the non-stop baking extravaganza, much to my wife’s chagrin (because she always ends up cleaning the kitchen when I’m done, sorry babe!). If enough of you ask, I might tell you the magical holiday story about how a box of cookies warmed a Grinch’s heart last year.
So, who’s with me? Will you be my army of holiday elves?
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