It's time to start making our list and checking it twice: our annual list of holiday lighting displays.
Readers, we invite you to share the details of how you plan to decorate the outside of your home. A coupon appears today on Page 5F that you can mail or fax to us. Or you can fill in a form on our Web site (www.sptimes.com/holidaylights).
A couple of reminders:
+ We list only outdoor displays that are accessible to the public. (If yours is a gated community that does not allow the public to drive through, we can't run your listing.)
+ Be specific about what distinguishes your display from others. "Thousands of lights" or "winter wonderland" describes them all. What makes yours unique? Tell readers why yours is a display they don't want to miss.
+ The list will be published Dec. 6. Tour-bus operators, please take note: No, we do not release copies of the list early.
+ The list will be posted on the St. Petersburg Times Web site after it appears in the newspaper. There, you'll be able to click on an address and see a map so you can determine where the address is and how to get there.
+ Sorry, no information will be taken over the phone.
+ Deadline is Friday, Nov. 28.
Many of you have shared your holiday plans with us for years now, and it's a pleasure to hear from you season after season. We look forward to sharing holiday spirit with all our readers!