Created on Wednesday, 12 December 2012 Written by AP
MARICOPA, Ariz. (AP) — An Arizona woman who knew she couldn't compete head on with her neighbor's elaborate Christmas light display is attracting attention for her response.
Using red and green lights, Kristina Green of Maricopa spelled out the word "ditto" and made an arrow pointing toward her neighbor's home.
Kristina Green, right, her daughter Breanah Gray, second left, and grandson Cameron Gray, left, laugh together with neighbor Eric Cyr as they pose in front of their homes, Tuesday in Maricopa, Ariz. Green could not compete with Cyr's 20,000 Christmas lights on his home, so she has put up a 450 light display that says "DITTO" with an arrow pointing to Cyr's home. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
KNXV-TV reports (http://bit.ly/Uv8Qz9) that Green's display is made of around 600 lights. Her neighbor's set-up has about 16,000 colorful lights.
Green has created a Facebook page for her "ditto" sign.
Last year, a family in Beaverton, Ore., also erected the word "Ditto" with an arrow on the side of their own home toward a neighbor's house as part of an online movement.