Time Warp

I went to the grocery store today, and for a second, I felt dizzy, as if I had stepped through a time warp. I could have sworn Christmas was just a few days ago, that the new year hadn’t even started, but this is what I saw:


Valentine’s Day? Already? Tell me it isn’t so!


Pat Bertram is the author of the suspense novels UnfinishedMadame ZeeZee’s Nightmare, Light BringerMore Deaths Than OneA Spark of Heavenly Fireand Daughter Am IBertram is also the author of Grief: The Great Yearning, “an exquisite book, wrenching to read, and at the same time full of profound truths.” Connect with Pat on Google+. Like Pat on Facebook.

4 Responses to “Time Warp”

  1. rami ungar the writer Says:

    Yeah, I’ll be very surprised if I don’t see a heart-shaped box by the end of next week (and I don’t mean the Joe Hill novel of the same name).

  2. Dymoon Says:

    LOL those of us who make cards for retail, have already been working on spring season, Valentine, Easter, May day, etc. hearts are for anytime of the year.. marketing has them saying I love you… =^_^=

  3. LordBeariOfBow Says:

    That’s nothing.
    Would you believe that on Boxing Day here in Sydney Australia HOT CROSS BUNS AND EASTER GOODIES WENT ON SALE!!!
    Absolutely disgusting

  4. Faye Says:

    Commercialism! Greed! Soon we’ll be hearing the stores didn’t do too well for Xmas. They’ll blame it on consumers shopping online

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