Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Light-Speed Season Is Upon Us.

Byline: JOHN BRENNAN Mountain View Journal

Caution ahead: We've just entered that part of the year when time speeds up, accelerating as it goes and racing headlong through the holidays.

Tuesday was the kickoff of this light-speed season, the annual visit of the spooks and goblins who come to our doors in the premature darkness to beg for sweets.

If you think Halloween is too early to start thinking and worrying about the bigger holidays to come, consider this: I went to the store last week to stock up on candy for the trick-or-treaters and I couldn't find it. The aisle devoted to "seasonal" items had already been switched over to Christmas decorations, wrapping paper and the like. …

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