Yes indeed, Thanksgiving seemed to make a run at us a bit early this year, and I have more proof. When we finally made our way to Rockefeller Center last week, even their tree was not completely decorated. The only 'decorations' were the seemingly endless planks from the staging and the slew of wires hanging from above that surrounded the 80-foot Norway spruce. Were any of Santa's elves in evidence? Well, if you count the many workers, bundled up against the cold, weaving their way through huge boughs of greenery attempting to string the lighting, then I'd say yes. And to be perfectly honest, I was a little disappointed not seeing the tree aglow, amid the skaters circling around nearby and all the holiday chatter. But to get a close-up, small peek into how the tree goes up, how large the trunk really is and to get that glimpse into how the workers move through the tree running the lights and hanging bulbs was certainly a treat. And lest there be any apprehension involved, let me relieve any fears. The tree is now in full holiday glow having been officially lit last evening. Let Christmas begin.