In order to successfully embrace even a wisp of a suggestion of a rumor of your own holiday spirit, you have to venture outside yourself. The right music helps.
We like to play this heartbreakingly lovely Jeff Beck piece* early in December, and have done so every year for a while now. How about you?
* From the Merry Axemas CD
(The video is a slide show of album covers and still shots as opposed to a video performance; pity.)