Santa in a Capitol Hill CVS in early November.
Global Warming has really disturbed the seasons here in Washington DC. Christmas started breaking out before Halloween. It’s not even Thanksgiving, but Christmas is in full swing all over town.
Actually, it’s not Christmas, it’s Xmas, the annual high holiday of retail. Here’s the early scouting report from the neighborhood:
Ornaments at a Capitol Hill CVS, November 19, 2011
Santa tree ornaments at a Home Depot in DC, November 20, 2011
Snowmen at Home Depot in DC, November 20, 2011
Plants at Home Depot in DC November 20, 2011
Seasonal toy display, CVS drugstore on Capitol Hill, November 19, 2011
Christmas ornaments at a DC Home Depot on November 20, 2011
Hat display at a CVS drugstore in DC, November 19, 2011
Tree ornaments by Martha Stewart at a Home Depot store in DC, November 20, 2011
Xmas in a tube at a Home Depot in DC, November 20, 2011
See these (and more) as a slideshow here.
Short link: http://wp.me/p6sb6-bCE
Cell phone camera images by Mike Licht. Download copies here. Creative Commons license; credit Mike Licht, NotionsCapital.com
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