OSGOOD, Ind. – Not only has the Grinch stole Christmas in one Indiana town, he also demanded the holiday lights be turned off on his way out the door. At least that’s the sentiment of some residents near Osgood after authorities there asked Fireworks are seen at the Christmas market in the city of Hautmont, northern France, Dec. 14, 2013. (Xinhua/Gong Bing) Colourful lights are seen at the Christmas market in the city of Hautmont, northern France, Dec. 14, 2013. (Xinhua/Gong Bing) Fireworks “Programming the lights to music takes a lot of time s theme is reminiscent of the display by Clark Griswald in the 1989 movie National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation. He runs the dazzling show almost entirely with LED light bulbs from 6 p.m Some 145 miles away in Milan, Justin Blaine, at age 14, adopted the same enthusiasm for Christmas light displays as the Shaners’ son. He would spend his own money as a teenager on holiday light displays while shopping after the holidays with The birth of electric holiday lights, not so surprisingly, began with Thomas Edison’s demonstration of electric lights in 1879 followed by an electric-lit Christmas tree by an Edison vice president in 1882, says Jim Johnson, senior manager of Every year, Jay Kinna mounts a spectacular Christmas-light extravaganza at his Surrey home. A blazing candy-cane archway is centre stage on the driveway, anchored by neat rows of candy canes and lampposts. At least six Santas prowl the property, as well as .
Here we leave the land of the day and enter a world of colors and twinkling light in Disneyland after dark. . . Today’s article is sponsored by Mouseaddict, MiceChat’s official iPhone wait time app for the Disneyland Resort. Our Addictometer “I love Christmas, not just because of the presents but because of all the decorations and lights and the warmth of the season.” Ashley Tisdale “In the country the darkness of night is friendly and familiar, but in a city, with its blaze of Philadelphia’s celebration of the holidays is electric, with enough bright and festive light shows to make Ben Franklin’s eyes sparkle. These new attractions give the city a golden glow for the season — from the brilliantly illuminated 10-foot Do you have a light display? If you have Christmas lights you would like people to know about, send the address to firstname.lastname@example.org, or call (989) 292-0693. Leave a message if no one answers. A list of addresses will be included in a list to be .