Mark Tucker : Journal

Leipers Fork Christmas Parade

Posted in Interesting People, The South by marktucker on December 22, 2012
Local resident. He rode his horse to the parade, from his house.

Floyd, local resident. He rode his horse to the parade, from his house.

The main parade route, headed through town.

The main parade route, headed through town.

Laine Robinson, out back of Joe's Natural, with a giant white dog that matched his hat.

Laine Robinson, out back of Joe’s Natural, with a giant white dog that matched his hat.

One of the parade cars.

One of the parade cars.

Miniature pony, (with tennis shoes).

Miniature donkey, (with tennis shoes).

Lisa Fox, from The Copper Fox, along with the Dancing Traffic Cop, in front of Pucketts.

Lisa Fox, from The Copper Fox, along with the Dancing Traffic Cop, in front of Pucketts.

Mules, family, and wagon, atop the big hill, outside of town.

Mules, family, and wagon, atop the big hill, outside of town.

Boy Scouts.

Boy Scouts.

Half Blue Heeler, half Border Collie. Trained to work cattle. Great dog.

Half Blue Heeler, half Border Collie, standing on his mom’s Corvette. Trained to work cattle. Great dog.

Local residents, heading into Joe's Natural.

Local residents, heading into Joe’s Natural.

One of the cars in the parade, in the big field, preparing to get in line.

One of the cars in the parade, in the big field, preparing to get in line.

Maybe the largest dog in the entire parade. Nice temperament.

Maybe the largest dog in the entire parade. Nice temperament.

Little girl in the bed of her family's antique pickup truck.

Little girl in the bed of her family’s antique pickup truck.

Lisa Fox, in front of her gallery, cooking marshmallows for her granddaughter.

Lisa Fox, in front of her gallery, cooking marshmallows for her granddaughter.

Car in parade.

Car in parade, with portable outhouse in the background.

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  1. Bill DeLanney said, on December 22, 2012 at 11:44 pm

    Mark, These are great images. The first one blew me away! All of your photography has such a wonderful feel, depth and emotion. Merry Christmas, Bill

  2. Jack Lowe said, on December 23, 2012 at 8:47 am

    Lovely images — particularly like the first portrait of Floyd… JL

  3. Dayle Haworth said, on December 23, 2012 at 9:32 am

    Love all your photos but especially the one of the donkey from Half Ass Acres in his little tennis shoes!

  4. George Wedding said, on December 23, 2012 at 2:10 pm

    My personal favorites: Floyd, and Miniature Donkey with tennis shoes. Wow. Happy Holidays, Mark.

  5. Kurt Holter said, on December 23, 2012 at 7:37 pm

    Awesomely great work.

  6. wordpress8218 said, on December 24, 2012 at 12:19 am

    Mark, love the dof in the first image…. reminds me of an old western movie. the boy scout freckles a killer too. Kudos!

  7. Dianne said, on January 18, 2013 at 4:46 pm

    Love the photos of the Model A. May I have permission to put it on my Facebook page?
    Dianne Hambly


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