Official Newspaper of Eddy County since 1883

Christmas lights: A judgmental guide

 One of my fondest childhood memories of Christmas in the 1970’s was riding around in the family station wagon, “Bessie,” to look at Christmas lights while I whined to my parents about needing a snack – again. There was something magical about a familiar evening landscape transformed to a radiant wonderland at the expense of someone’s lumbar spine.

 My dad always made sure that our house was exemp...