Countdown to Excessmas

At our house, somebody saw this photo on Facebook and said, “No, not yet! It can’t be 11 weeks until Christmas.” And she was right:


Actually, when this was posted it was four months until Christmas but only 11 weeks until this outfit started showing “Christmas” movies. But if you’ll notice, this is not about Christmas. This is about selling stuff — starting October 29, which is even before Halloween.

Make no mistake: What’s being promoted here is the secular holiday Excessmas. And that’s fine, but remember: You owe these people, and the Excessmas holiday, no devotion at all. Read the original Excessmas article and I think you’ll agree.

By the way: There was an exchange about the “11 weeks” business — see below: