Today I went shopping downtown and there were Christmas lights up on the trees! And, there were the usual lights hanging over the shopping streets.
People were buying gifts in the stores and having them wrapped in time for SinterClaus to arrive. (He is makes his appearance on December 5.)
One of the squares had little wooden huts set up, which probably means that the Christmas market will open soon! And, if it gets cold enough the ice skating rink should also be coming to town.
I love this time of the year! Now, if only I had a fireplace to cozy up next to....