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“We have so many veterans in our family,” said Eva Turner, Chuck’s wife. Their son A.J. is currently serving in the U.S. Army. The display has its own Facebook page and can be found at tinyurl.com/hsa7xva. Eva said her favorite part of the display are the stockings that feature the names of her grandchildren. When asked what tips the Waltons and Turners had for Christmas light displays, they had several suggestions. • Come up with a theme so the display isn’t hodgepodge • Look for 75 percent off deals after Christmas • You can often find artificial trees on curbs near OSU student housing • If you have the skill and talent, build items to display • Build things with hinges so they can be broken down • Plan to have storage space for the collection • Invest in LEDs, they are more expensive but last longer and use less energy • The simpler the better • Start small and don’t try to do it all in one year • Put your heart and soul into it • If programing lights to music, take your time and follow the instructions • Save your programmed file in multiple places • Add security cameras to protect your Christmas light investment • Do this because you want to make others smile CENTURY 21 GLOBAL REALTORS DEFY ® OUR MISSION MEDIOCRITY DELIVER EXTRAORDINARY VISIT C21GLOBAL.COM TODAY! 131 N. Main St. 405.624.2626 ® c. 2018 Century 21 Real Estate LLC. All rights reserved. Century 21 is a registered trademark owned by Century 21 Real Estate LLC. An equal opportunity company. Equal housing opportunity Each office is independently owned and operated. Stillwater Style | WINTER 2018 9