It is really November, but hardly a few days past Halloween and already the world is aglow with the December holidays. Even good ol’ Saint Nick was more than ready, willing and able to come down from his icy whares in the great white north to join us in front of Pennsylvania Station this morning and dole out holiday cheer.
Every year one could complain, quite readily, the over-commercialization of the holiday season is getting out of hand. This year, literally, it was like Crazy Eddie all over again with Sears and K-Mart merchandising some stores with garland and pine, holly sprigs and lights in the middle of July to lure out the cost-conscious shoppers pre-pre-holiday thriftiness.
But seriously, apart from that ploy