Christmas Tree Hunting

Tree hunting was an adventure.   My Momma and Mammaw with kids in tow headed over to Number 7 Road.  We would tromp around through the spoil banks of the old coal mines looking for the best shaped scrub pine.   Armed with an axe from the shed, they would take turns chopping it down.   Tie it to a curtain rod, add some drippy aluminum icicles, stick some foil under the bulb that won’t work and you have Christmas magic.

1966. Christmas at Mammaw's.

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10 comments on “Christmas Tree Hunting

  1. Jerry says:

    I love it! Thanks for the stroll down memory lane!

  2. Thanks for sharing this beautiful, real Christmas memory, Rose.

    It’s now entered in the contest.

  3. Nice post and I love the picture!

  4. Love love love the story and picture! thanks!

    wish i would have seen this when it was posted; would have brought me some needed holiday cheer….

    jamie ~ this positive life

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