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01/04/17 - NNHS Newsletter - God Must Have Spent a Little More Time on You

“There are two sorts of romantics: those who love,
and those who love the adventure of loving.”

- Lesley Blanch
 (06 June 1904 - 07 May 2007)

Dear Friends and Schoolmates, 

    What a great song!

BONUS #1 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-fxh7jAJR8U&ob=av2e - God Must Have Spent a Little More Time on You - 'N Sync, 1998

BONUS #2 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W6djej1NLk4&ob=av2e - God Must Have Spent a Little More Time on You, - Alabama, 1999


From http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%28God_Must_Have_Spent%29_A_Little_More_Time_on_You

"(God Must Have Spent) A Little More Time On You" is the sixth and final single released from 'N Sync's self-titled debut album. While the previous singles were released in Europe, this one was not, and subsequently only charted in Australia and the US, reaching #46 and #8 respectively. The single included a live version of Christopher Cross song "Sailing", as well as a limited edition postcard. Some versions of the single included the track's video.

The video was directed by Lionel C. Martin.[3] The video shows the band performing around one single mike, while showing footage of a mother and child, from birth right up to old age, including childhood memories, having grandchildren and getting married. All the footage of the mother and child is in black and white, whereas the footage of Nsync is in full colour...

In 1999, country music band Alabama recorded the song, and released it as a single from their second studio album.[2] This version peaked at number three on the Billboard country singles charts and at #29 on the Billboard Hot 100. The song was Alabama's final Top Ten hit on the country charts, as well as the only country chart entry for 'N Sync.[2] The song was later included as the B-side to Alabama's next single, "Small Stuff."[2]


THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:

   Happy Birthday today to Norma Howell Morgan ('57) AND  Bill Bost ('61) of NC AND Randy Tosh ('63) of VA AND      My #6 Son, Dale Harty, (Hillsboro HS, IL / American School, IL - '02) of CA!

   Happy Birthday tomorrow to   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!

   Happy Birthday this week to:

06 -    Harry Covert ('57) of MD 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 TX;

08 -   Mrs. Wilma Salmon Robinson (Warwick HS - '51) of VA AND Dreamadon Dillon Skidmore ('57) AND Sonja Settles Allen ('57) AND  Pat Branch Coltrane ('57) AND Bill Collins ('63) AND   Ruth Thom Chapman ('63) of VA;

09 - Joan Burcher Green ('57) AND Alvin Blankenship ('63) AND Joe Dickson ('66) of VA;

10 - Peggy Taylor Hudson ('57) AND   Suzanne Mason Haff (Warwick HS - '61) of NC AND  the late Bob Parrish ('68) (deceased 12 Jan 2013);

11 - My Brother-in-Law,   the late Miles Nowitzky (Granby HS - '50) (d. 07 May 2005) AND    Frances Goodson Wang ('65) of MD AND  Ron Haney ('65) of VA AND  Ron Smith ('65) of VA AND Barbara Dye Hensley ('69) of VA AND   FlyLady of NC!

   Many Happy Returns, One and All!

http://www.nnhs65.com/Happy-Birthday.html 


300 YEARS AGO TODAY:

January 04, 1717 - The Netherlands, Great Britain, and France signed the Triple Alliance.


THIS DAY IN WWII:

January 04, 1944 - Operation Carpetbagger: The U.S. began dropping arms and supplies to guerrilla forces throughout Western Europe.


THIS DAY IN 1967:

Wednesday, January 04, 1967 - Singer-songwriter David Berman was born in Williamsburg, Virginia.

Wednesday, January 04, 1967 - Boxer and sportscaster Johnny Nelson was born Ivanson Ranny Nelson in Sheffield, West Riding of Yorkshire, England.

Wednesday, January 04, 1967 - Golfer and philanthropist David Toms was born David Wayne Toms in Monroe, Louisiana.

Wednesday, January 04, 1967 - Rugby player David Wilson was born in Brisbane, Australia.


From My Friend, Daniel, of UT - 12/28/14:

“I will tell you how I feel on a Sabbath morning. I realize this is a day set apart to worship Almighty God: now I ought to worship God myself, and I ought to look after my family and discover whether they are engaged in the same thing or not. For we are commanded to keep holy the Sabbath day and to rest from all our labors, as God did when He created the earth upon which we dwell.

He has given us six days to attend to the various labors and duties of life, and if we [undertake] to keep the Sabbath, let us do it acceptably to God our Father, dedicating ourselves to him at least, for that day, and placing our feelings and affections upon him.”

-  John Taylor
(01 Nov 1808 - 25 July 1887)

    Thanks so much, Daniel!


 From My Niece, Shari, of VA - 12/27/16 - "More Positive Thoughts (#2 in a series of 11)":
 

  SO TRUE! Thank you, Shari!
 
 


“If two wrongs don't make a right, try three.”

- Laurence J. Peter
(16 Sept 1919 - 12 Jan 1990)


BONUS CROCHET PATTERNS (Sorry; not theme-related):

http://makemydaycreative.com/2014/10/18/rectangular-diamond-trellis-basket/ - Basket

http://www.thepurpleponcho.com/recycled-jar-cozy-pattern/ - Jar Cozy
 
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/crocodile-stitch-afghan-block---dahlia - Dahlia Afghan Block


BONUS NEW YEARS GOOD LUCK FOOD RECIPES:

http://www.womansday.com/food-recipes/10-good-luck-foods-for-the-new-year-114348 - 10 Good Luck Foods for the New Year


FINALLY:

From www.ajokeaday.com - 01/03/17:

Q: What did the janitor yell when he jumped out of the closet?

A: "Supplies!"


DATES TO REMEMBER:
1. Wednesday, January 11, 2017 - The NNHS Class of June 1942 meets at noon on the second Wednesday of every other month for a Dutch treat lunch at the James River Country Club, 1500 Country Club Road. PLEASE JOIN THEM. Give or take a few years makes no difference. Good conversation, food and atmosphere. For details, call Jennings Bryan at 803-7701 for reservations.


PRAYER ROLL:

http://www.nnhs65.com/requests-prayers.html - updated 01/03/17

BLOG:

http://nnhs.wordpress.com/ - updated 03/13/11


   Y'all take good care of each other!  TYPHOONS FOREVER!  We'll Always Have Buckroe!

                          Love to all, Carol

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PERSONAL WEB SITE: http://www.angelfire.com/weird2/cluckmeat

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Carol Buckley Harty
7020 Lure Court
Fayetteville, NC 28311-9309
910-584-8802

"Never underestimate
the power of a drop
in the bucket."

THREE WAYS TO DONATE:  

1. Visit the main page (http://www.nnhs65.com), scroll halfway down, and click on the Pay Pal Donate Button (nnhs65@gmail.com);

2. Go to www.PayPal.com, log in, select "Send Money (Services) to nnhs65@gmail.com; or

3. Just mail it directly to my home. Thanks! 


(God Must Have Spent) A Little More Time on You

Recorded by 'N Sync, 1998

Recorded by Alabama, 1999
 

Can this be true? Tell me, can this be real?
How can I put into words what I feel?
My life was complete, I thought I was whole
Why do I feel like I'm losing control?
I never thought that love could feel like this
Then you changed my world with just one kiss
How can it be that right here with me
There's an angel? It's a miracle

Your love is like a river, peaceful and deep
Your soul is like a secret that I never could keep
When I look into your eyes, I know that it's true
God must have spent a little more time on you
(A little more time....I'm sure he did....yes he did, babe...)

In all of creation, all things great and small
You are the one that surpasses them all
More precious than any diamond or pearl
They broke the mold when you came in this world
And I'm trying hard to figure out...just how I ever did without
The warmth of your smile, the heart of a child
That's deep inside, it leaves me purified

Your love is like a river, peaceful and deep
Your soul is like a secret that I never could keep
When I look into your eyes, I know that it's true
God must have spent a little more time on you

God must have spent a little more time on you
You
On you
A little more time on you.


 "God Must Have Spent a Little More Time on You" midi courtesy of http://www.fromtheheartpostcards.com/MidiPreview.html - 01/03/08

"God Must Have Spent a Little More Time on You" lyrics courtesy
of http://www.cowboylyrics.com/lyrics/alabama/god-must-have-spent-a-little-more-time-on-you-alabama-wtih-nsync-4263.html - 01/03/08

01/22/05 Photo of "LOVE" Sculpture courtesy of http://hompy.netvigator.com/main/page/shuiesss - 01/03/08

Animated "L-O-V-E" chain courtesy of - well, I can't find it, but it's been in my files since 02/24/05

Animated Tiny Birthday Cake clip art courtesy of Sarah Puckett Kressaty ('65) of VA - 08/31/05
Thanks, Sarah Sugah!

Hillsboro High School's Topper (Band Version) clip art courtesy of http://www.hillsboroschools.net/schools/hhs/activities/music2/Band/bio.html - 06/07/08
Thanks, Mark!

American School Logo courtesy of http://www.americanschoolofcorr.com/grads.asp - 09/05/06

Animated Military Flags clip art courtesy of http://www.angelfire.com/ny4/KevsGifsGalore/Patriotic.html - 06/18/03

FlyLady Logo courtesy of http://www.flylady.net/ - 10/13/11

Army Seal clip art courtesy of Al Farber ('64) of GA - 05/24/06 (still missing...)
Thanks, Al!
Replaced by Norm Covert ('61) of MD - 02/09/09
Thanks, Norm!

Jeffrey Holman's Image "A Drop in the Bucket" courtesy of https://tearsfromalonelygod.wordpress.com/2009/10/08/a-drop-in-the-bucket/ - 05/23/16

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