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Down on the Farm: Bad Christmas music

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It appears that the only way to get away from bad Christmas music is to take refuge in an ice fishing house in the middle of Lake Mille Lacs with a pair of ear plugs and a bottle of Schnapps.


Even there, I wonder if somebody wouldn't fly over with loudspeakers blaring Tom Petty's destruction of Silent Night.

There is no longer anywhere to hide.

During one of the recent cold snaps, I pulled into a remote, wind-whipped Cenex station to fill gas.

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