|01/02/14 - NNHS Newsletter - Lest We Forget|
“The start of a new year is the traditional time
Jeffrey R. Holland, January 13, 2009
Dear Friends and Schoolmates,
Today's theme comes naturally to my mind every year at this time.
BONUS #1 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aCKY-By4HhY - Recessional - Leonard Warren
BONUS #2 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nn3ys-Sgsrs - Recessional - Nan Merriman - from "Smilin' Through", 1941
BONUS #3 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hVqtdNODTxA - Anzac Song - Kipling Recessional - Lest We Forget - Narelle Worboys
"Recessional" is a poem by Rudyard Kipling, which he composed on the occasion of Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee in 1897. The poem, on the one hand, expresses pride in the British Empire, but, on the other, expresses an underlying sadness that the Empire might go the way of all previous empires. Kipling recognizes that boasting and jingoism – faults of which he was often accused – were inappropriate and vain in light of God's dominion over the world.
Kipling had previously composed his more famous poem "The White Man's Burden" for Victoria's jubilee, but replaced it with "Recessional". "Burden" was published two years later, altered to fit the theme of the American imperialist expansion after the Spanish-American War.
In Australia and New Zealand "Recessional" is sung as a hymn on Anzac Day, to the tune "Melita" ("Eternal Father, Strong to Save").
The Anglican Church of Canada adopted "Recessional" as a hymn and a unique musical version of the hymn is included in the 1985 hymnal of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
SEE: http://www.lds.org/music/library/hymns/god-of-our-fathers-known-of-old?lang=eng - ON THE TOP RIGHT, CHOOSE "Words and Music" and push PLAY.
The words "Lest We Forget" form the refrain of "Recessional". The phrase offers a warning about the perils of hubris and the inevitable decline of imperial power.
The phrase later passed into common usage after World War I across the British Commonwealth especially, becoming linked with Remembrance Day observations; it came to be a plea not to forget past sacrifices, and was often found as the only wording on war memorials, or used as an epitaph.
A New Year's resolution is a commitment that a person makes to one or more lasting personal goals, projects, or the reforming of a habit. This goal must be reached by the next New Year. Keep in mind that this is a goal, not a wish and should be something that you as a person could strive for.
Quoting Frank Ra (author of the new year's resolution book "A course in happiness" ): "Resolutions are more sustainable when shared, both in terms of with whom you share the benefits of your resolution, and with whom you share the path of maintaining your resolution. Peer-support makes a difference in success rate with new year's resolutions". According to Gretchen Rubin (author of best-seller "The Happiness Project"): "You hit a goal, you achieve a goal. You keep a resolution".
This lifestyle change is generally interpreted as advantageous. A New Year's Resolution is generally a goal someone sets out to accomplish in the coming year. Some examples include resolutions to donate to the poor more often, to become more assertive, or to become more environmentally responsible. A key element to a New Year's Resolution that sets it apart from other resolutions is that it is made in anticipation of the New Year, and new beginnings. People committing themselves to a new year's resolution plan to do so for the whole following year...
Okay, Sweetie-Pies! Care to share those resolutions with us???
THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:
Happy Birthday tomorrow to Carl Rossman of PA!
Happy Birthday this week to:
04 - Norma Howell Morgan ('57)
04 - Norma Howell Morgan ('57) ANDBill Bost ('61) of NC AND Randy Tosh ('63) of VA AND My #6 Son, Dale Harty, (Hillsboro HS, IL / American School, IL - '02) of NC;
05 - Carolyn McCormick Holmes ('57)AND Cammie Dick Gibson ('57) AND the late Doc Hudson (Warwick HS - '60) (d. 24 Apr 2010) AND Vickie Hankins Rudy ('63) of GA;
06 - Harry Covert ('57) of Northern VA AND Steve Veazey ('60) of VA AND Diane Sandler Marcus ('69) of MD;
07 - Jimmy Shires ('57) of VA AND Brucey Smith Slama ('57) AND Paige Smith Morahan ('57) AND My Daughter-in-Law, Laura Adams Harty (Cardston HS, Alberta - '95) of AL;
08 - Mrs. Wilma Salmon Robinson (Warwick HS - '51) of VA AND Dreamadon Dillon Skidmore ('57) AND Sonja Settles Allen ('57) ANDPat Branch Coltrane ('57) AND Bill Collins ('63) AND Ruth Thom Chapman ('63);
09 - Joan Burcher Green ('57) AND Alvin Blankenship ('63) AND Joe Dickson ('66) of VA!
|Many Happy Returns to You All!|
THIS DAY IN WWII:
January 02, 1941 -German bombing severely damaged the Llandaff Cathedral in Cardiff, Wales
January 02, 1942 -The Philippine capital of Manila was captured by Japanese forces.
January 02, 1942 - The Navy Airship Patrol Group 1 and Air Ship Squadron 12 were established in Lakehurst, NJ.
January 02, 1942 - The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) convicted 33 members of a German spy ring headed by Fritz Joubert Duquesne in the largest espionage case in United States history -- the Duquesne Spy Ring.
January 02, 1945 -Nuremberg (in German, Nürnberg) was severely bombed by Allied forces.
THIS DAY IN 1964:
|Thursday, January 02, 1964 - Motorcycle racer Luis d'Antin was born in Madrid, Spain.|
From Bill Hobbs ('66) of Northern VA - 01/01/14, 9:01 PM AND From Wayne Stokes ('65) of VA - 01/02/14, 12:49 PM - "Check out Auld Lang Syne by Sissel (Live) Happy New Year - YouTube":
|You don't have to understand
all the words to enjoy a beautiful voice and video!! And the message
written in English.
This is beautiful... stay with it................. it has a great message.............
Thank you so much, Billy Sweetie and Wayne Honey! The New Year - particularly January - always seems like a threat of impending doom to me, rather than a promise of hope, so I really needed that peaceful message!
From Glenn Dye ('60) of TX - 01/01/14 - "JUST GETTING YOU READY FOR THE SEASON...":
|You gotta watch this hilarious, sweet little lip synching Christmas
song. Turn on your speakers.
Watch the bass 'singer'.
This is truly delightful, Glenn! Thanks so much!
From My Friend, Alice, of NV - 01/01/14 - "8 Can Taco Soup":
I am so going to do this!
That certainly looks doable! Thanks, Alice!
From George Helliesen ('61) of MI - 12/20/13 - "One Word Essays (#13 in a Series of 28)":
|As they say, a picture is worth a thousand words.
Neat things in life!
May your troubles be less,
May your blessings be more;
May nothing but happiness come through your door!!
Thanks so much, George! These are cool!
NEW YEAR'S NEEDLEWORK BONUSES:
BONUS SOUP RECIPES (To warm you in January):
http://www.the-girl-who-ate-everything.com/2011/11/broccoli-cheese-soup.html - Christy's Cheesiest Broccoli Cheese Soup - "Broccoli cheese soup is one of those comforting dishes that always seem to make the day a little brighter and better. That's why this recipe for The Cheesiest Broccoli Cheese Soup is one of our favorite easy soup recipes of all time. Made with cheddar cheese, Swiss cheese, butter and chicken broth, this soup is ultra thick and creamy, not to mention cheesy! You won't be able to resist getting a second helping of this awesome broccoli cheese soup."
http://www.nnhs65.com/requests-prayers.html - updated 12/30/13
http://nnhs.wordpress.com/ - updated 03/13/11
Y'all take care of each other! TYPHOONS FOREVER! We'll Always HaveBuckroe!
Love to all, Carol
God of Our Fathers, Known of Old
The words were originally
written as the poem “Recessional,” and published in the London Times during
"God of Our Fathers, Known of Old" (Folkingham) midi courtesy of http://www.oremus.org/hymnal/g/g228a.html - 01/01/07
"God of Our Fathers, Known of Old" lyrics and history courtesy of http://www.cyberhymnal.org/htm/g/o/godofofa.htm - 01/01/08
Music Player featuring Music by Latter-day Saint Composer Leroy J. Robertson
(1896-1971), 1948 courtesy
"Lest We Forget" Image courtesy of http://whitestonemp.com/film/lest-we-forget/ - 01/01/14
Image of Tape Measure used to form Divider Lines courtesy of http://www.threadandmore.com/scripts/prodList.asp?idCategory=18 - 01/01/08
Animated Tiny Birthday Cake clip art
Sarah Puckett Kressaty ('65) of
VA - 08/31/05
Marine Corps Seal clip art courtesy of the late Herbert Hice of MI- Famous Marines who served in the South Pacific during WWII.
Thanks again, Herbie!!
Hillsboro High School's Topper (Band Version) clip art courtesy of
American School Logo courtesy of http://www.americanschoolofcorr.com/grads.asp - 09/05/06
Animated USMC Flag clip art courtesy of http://www.angelfire.com/ny4/KevsGifsGalore/Patriotic.html - 06/18/03
Army Seal clip art courtesy of Al Farber ('64) of GA - 05/24/06 (still
Navy Seal clip art courtesy of http://www.onemileup.com/miniSeals.asp - 05/29/06
Animated Laughing Jerry courtesy
of Cookie Phillips Tyndall ('64) of VA - 06/14/06