Are you alarmed by the early Christmas decorations?Carol: "In the Philippines the decorations start September 1st."Remelyn: "September 1 in the Philippines they start playing Christmas songs on the radio and in the mall."Do you start your Christmas shopping in September too?Carol: "No, (but) I wait in line for the sales on Black Friday."Remelyn: "I work 3 to 11 p.m. every Thanksgiving, so mostly I go on the weekend (after Thanksgiving). I go to the outlet stores."
Abel Uribe, Chicago Tribune
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