Friday, November 5, 2010

One Time, at Wal-Mart . . .

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This sight greeted me as I wandered into the local Wal-Mart earlier this week.  I literally stopped in my tracks.  And, obviously, snapped a photo with my camera phone, earning me some odd looks from people around me.

But I don't care.  I needed the evidence.  Because, in my opinion, November 1 is too early to be hoisting the Christmas marketing propaganda.  It's not even Thanksgiving and I'm already sick of the holidays.  Ugh.

Thankfully I have other things to distract me.  Like plugging away on my NaNoWriMo novel.  And my newly begun adventure in roller derby.  And hooping.  I've completely let my practice slide this week, what with the shiny distractions of derby and novelizing.  Thankfully there is an army of inspirational YouTube-ing hoopers to keep me coming back to the circle.  Like Jessica, for example.  Check out her latest video, which is a tribute to the many fabulous hoop teachers out there and absolutely exquisite.

 

Have you seen any premature Christmas decorations going up in your area?  What do you think about it?

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3 comments:

  1. I agree with you the Christmas decorations go up way to early. Sometimes I've seen them up before Halloween. I used to say if a store puts them up early I won't go there but now everyone puts them up early.I love the holidays but let's enjoy Thanksgiving before Christmas decorations go up.

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  2. Beth @ To the FullesNovember 8, 2010 at 10:21 AM

    I'm glad I'm not alone! :) Thanks for your thoughts.

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  3. I agree it's too early - the tree was up before Halloween at our Walmart - but I'm glad it says Merry Christmas instead of the generic Happy Holidays. :)

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