It’s never too early for Christmas cheer

November 23, 2012 at 6:00 pm in Wadena Pioneer Journal

When I was a teenager, I worked the counter of the NAPA Auto Parts store in Oakes, N.D. I’ll never forget one quiet mid-summer afternoon, when I was focusing my energies on cleaning up around the store and some interesting tunes came flowing out of the radio speakers perched on the building’s walls. In a temporary state of confusion, I perked my ears to make sure that I was actually hearing what I thought I was hearing. The DJ was playing Christmas music when the temperature outside was close to 80 degrees. Continue Reading