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One Man's Holiday Stand: A Giant Lawn Grinch

Alan Aerts' elaborate Christmas displays outside his home in Monte Sereno, Calif. have attracted thousands of visitors, to the chagrin of some of his neighbors. Attempts to restrict the display led Mr. Aerts to roll out a giant statue of the Dr. Seuss character the Grinch this year. NPR's Melissa Block talks to Mr. Aerts.

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As special correspondent and guest host of NPR's news programs, Melissa Block brings her signature combination of warmth and incisive reporting. Her work over the decades has earned her journalism's highest honors, and has made her one of NPR's most familiar and beloved voices.