Might Your Neighbor Have Too Many Christmas Lights?
By HomeRearedChef on December 22, 2012
Are you annoyed that your neighbor has gone all-out to decorate his/her home for Christmas? Is it too much with all that glitzy bling-bling? But perhaps you didn’t decorate this year and therefore can’t compete? Or could it be that you are just jealous and have become a real life embodiment of Scrooge during these festive Holidays!
Some people did not bother to decorate the outside of their home this Christmas season, for whatever reasons. And I can tell you that we are one of them. Yes, we have our reason this year. However we notice, driving around the neighborhood and city — and by way of news on the Internet — that some people have a problem with neighbors that did. They are complaining that it is excessive; an eye-sore!
On the one hand, the children get a real thrill when their parents take them on a drive to see all the beautiful homes done up for Christmas. Some folks will even offer popcorn and/or candy for their admirers.
On the other hand, the drive-by-ers slow to block traffic, and even park in other people’s driveway. This is enough to upset anyone, of course.
Is it really such a nuisance, though, to deal with these bright lights for a couple of weeks? What happened to kindness, patience, and good will to men, or your neighbor?
Now let me ask: Are you really, genuinely annoyed or offended by your neighbors’ “excessive” Holiday decorations?!
Wishing you all a very Happy Holiday, even You, Scrooges and Grinches!
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