Addendum to previous post:
All those women who get their Christmas preparations completed earlier than Advent have always made me roll my eyes. I just can't even think about it until the season turns. Or ... can I? The weather people currently preempting all local programming on the television have just said that Wednesday (that's the Wednesday also known as "Christmas Eve" - that Wednesday) will bring a probable clearing out of the frozen weather. Friday for sure. Wednesday maybe.
I just might do my Christmas preparations in November after this.