following archived pixs were taken during the month of December, 2002
documenting our annual Christmas Eve family party and also pixs of our
neighbors; e.g., Johnny and Pat Hildreth and Tim and Joyce Deese. This
might have been the first time the Porter, Hildreth
and Deese families hosted a Street Block Party, but don't remember
Burlington Street being block off for this one. Our last block party was
Christmas 2006 due to members with serious and medical and life threatening.
I didn't take many pixs of the event but will post what I took.
BURLINGTON STREET DECOR
The following pixs were
taken of the yard decor of the Porter, Hildreth and Deese homes along with a
couple pixs of some refreshments served.
and Pat Hildreth were the first ones on Burlington Street to go all out with
the Christmas decorations. Each year, the Hildreth, Deese and Porter
decor got larger and better until our wonderful friend and neighbor came
down with terminal cancer which eventually took his life in 2009.
of lights and a ton of work getting them up and running!
view of Johnny and Pat's decor from the bottom of the hill in front of our
Another view of the Hildreth yard decor.
Hildreth serving refreshments.
Hildreth and her sister Hilda.
Allen Hildreth and his little "rug rat"
Ralph Henry Coble and Johnny Hildreth.
DEESE YARD DECOR
Upper yard decor.
size manger scene.
Deese yard decor with Porter home in background.
Yard decor - multi-yards.
Tim and Joyce Deese serving refreshments.
yard decor viewed from up the hill.
believe The Three Wise Men found the Star of David on Burlington Street!
Another view of the Porter home yard decor.
Needed a super wide angle to capture the entire decor and not enough room to
My bride aka Mrs. Santa Claus serving some refreshments on 12-07-02.
CHRISTMAS EVE FAMILY GATHERING
We had our
annual Christmas party on Christmas Eve with the Myers, Cranford, Tucker,
Dixon and Laura Huneycutt, Clara Lowery, Caregiver Marshalene and Travis and
Frankie Cranford getting some of those home made vittles. I see the
remnants of deep fried
turkey on the turkey serving platter. My deep fried
Butterball turkeys have been a big hit at our events.
Frankie Cranford, Laura Huneycutt and Marshalene with Rose Tucker's back to
Ron Dixon, Pop aka William A. Porter and Clara Lowery enjoying some of those
Vondale Tucker, Joyce Porter and Mom and Pop, Frankie Cranford and Laura in
Rose and Vondale Tucker.
It takes several hours to create the webpage and upload all the pixs, but I
do enjoy looking at those archived pixs and how much the Grandboys have
grown. On the sad element, over the years we tend to loose family
members and friends and as I say so often, "Time
waits for no one."
Web published by Bill aka Mickey Porter on 10-11-16.
LEAVING ON A SPIRITUAL NOTE
It is great to live in a Country where
we are able to celebrate various Religious holidays of our choice and enjoy
the freedom that other Counties which they had. However, our current
political regime and Democratic Liberal Party are doing about all they can
to destroy America turning it into a Nation of
Anyone that can support a
political party that condones the killing
of an unborn child as a means of birth control because of someone's rights
has no Christian values whatsoever. God will certainly punish the
wicked for sure!
Our only hope is that America repent and return to God
and that of course includes all the elected fools aka politicians we have in
DC corrupting our Nation, both parties. Open this
link for some bible versus about repent.
If you do not know Jesus Christ as your Lord and Savior, please take this
moment to accept him by Faith into your Life, whereby Salvation will be
Romans 10:9 “That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord
Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the
dead, thou shalt be saved.”
link of Bible Verses About Salvation, King
James Version Bible (KJV).
Hebrews 4:12 “For the word of God is quick, and powerful, and
sharper than any two edged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of
soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the
thoughts and intents of the heart.”
Romans 6:23 “For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is
eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.”
Romans 3:23 “For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of