Surprise: It’s Christmastime!

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A worker walks past a 76-foot tall Norway Spruce, from Shelton, CT, while it is prepared to be hoisted into position as the 2013 Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree on November 8, 2013 in New York City.  The tree comes from the Vargoshe family, it was likely planted in the 1950s.
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Sure, it may seem like Halloween just happened and Thanksgiving is still two weeks away, but a 76-foot Norway spruce from Shelton, Connecticut, turned up in Rockefeller Center today, so yep, it's official. The upside: ’Tis the season to listen to Mariah Carey's "All I Want for Christmas Is You."

Workers prepare a 76-foot tall Norway Spruce, from Shelton, CT, to be hoisted into position as the 2013 Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree on November 8, 2013 in New York City.  The tree comes from the Vargoshe family, it was likely planted in the 1950s.
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Nathan Vargoshe, 15, hammers a piston into a 76-foot tall Norway Spruce, which came from his front lawn in Shelton, CT, while the tree is prepared to be the 2013 Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree on November 8, 2013 in New York City.  The tree comes from the Vargoshe family' front lawn, it was likely planted in the 1950s.
Photo: Andrew Burton/Getty Images
A 76-foot-tall (23.2 meter), 12-ton (10,896 kg) Norway Spruce tree from Shelton, Connecticut is lifted into place by a crane in Rockefeller Center for the holiday season on November 8, 2013 in New York.
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You could hold off a little bit longer, but why fight it?