THE HOLIDAYS ARE COMING! THE HOLIDAYS ARE COMING!

I was out shopping yesterday and saw, in three different stores and in two of the catalogs I get, Halloween displays, from ceramic pumpkins to decorations and witches’ hats to Halloween-related cat toys. In mid-August!

I can understand – to a certain extent – the catalog, as it involves shipping and mailing. But I don’t remember a year when the preparation for Halloween was this early. Usually the weather has to change a little so at least we get into the feel of it. Yet it’s still triple-digit hot in Texas, so it seems way too early for the holiday hawking to commence. Read More