Sunday, December 12, 2021

All Lit Up

 Every December, we look forward to seeing one particular house, a stellar example of Design Maximalism. Snowmen, elves, Santas, penguins, deer, stars and trees congregate on every inch of the yard. A sleigh waits for children to sit in it and pose for their parents. The display changes and grows each year. Neighbors might donate a deer or a candy cane. A string of stars may have died since last Christmas. It’s always a beacon of joy and festivity. But only until New Year’s Day. That’s when the disassembling process begins. That’s when we can begin looking forward to next December.