Column: Society promotes art of holiday decorations
by Thornton Kennedy
Neighbor Newspapers Columnist
03:26 PM, Wednesday, December 17
We have all at one time or another during the holiday season driven by a house so outrageously decorated and jarring that we have nearly run into an unsuspecting mailbox or two gawking. Lawns littered with neon electronic inflatables, lights strew...

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