01/15/15 - NNHS Newsletter
“We must develop and maintain the
capacity to forgive. He who is devoid of the power
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Dear Friends and Schoolmates,
We generally observe this day each year, whether on the holiday, or on Dr. King's Birthday itself.
THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:
Happy Birthday today to The late Skippy Weitz ('57) (deceased 22 Nov 2012) AND Mary Markiewich Hux ('67) of VA!
Happy Birthday tomorrow to Johanne Coates Richardson ('57) AND Howard Smith ('63) of VA AND Steve Kiger ('66) of VA!
Happy Birthday this week to:
17 - Chuck Anspach ('60) of NC;
18 - Eileen Rash Vaught ('57)AND F.A. Saunders (Hampton HS - '64) of VA;
21 -Carol Collier Sparrow ('63) of VA;
22 - Bruce Sims ('56) of VA AND Carolyn Clark Wilt ('57) AND Sandra Sherman Filippo ('57) AND Rochelle Spooner ('63) of NY!
Many Happy Returns to You All!
200 YEARS AGO TODAY:
|January 15, 1815 - War of 1812: American frigate USS President, commanded by Commodore Stephen Decatur, was captured by a squadron of four British frigates.|
150 YEARS AGO TODAY:
|January 15, 1865 - American Civil War: Fort Fisher in North Carolina fell to the Union, thus cutting off the last major seaport of the Confederacy.|
THIS DAY IN WWII:
January 15, 1943 - The Soviet counter-offensive at Voronezh began.
January 15, 1943 - The world's largest office building, The Pentagon, was dedicated in Arlington, Virginia.
January 15, 1951 - Ilse Koch, "The Witch of Buchenwald", wife of the commandant of the Buchenwald concentration camp, was sentenced to life imprisonment by a court in West Germany.
THIS DAY IN 1965:
Friday, January 15, 1965 - Cyclist Maurizio Fondriest was born in Cles, Trentino, Italy.
Friday, January 15, 1965 - Boxer and coachBernard Hopkins was born Bernard Humphrey Hopkins, Jr., probably in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Friday, January 15, 1965 - Guitarist and songwriter (Tool and Electric Sheep) Adam Jones was born Adam Thomas Jones in Park Ridge, Illinois.
Friday, January 15, 1965 - ActorJames Nesbitt was born in Ballymena, County Antrim, Northern Ireland.
From Malcolm Davis ('65) of VA - 01/14/15 - "The Christmas Story - YouTube":
|This is good for what ails you!
May you feel better soon.
This is just adorable, Malcolm! Thanks so very much!
I would be doing better if I would simply quit relapsing.....
From the Incomparable Charis Bean Duke (Governor Thomas Johnson HS, MD - '85) of PA - 01/14/15 - "I Am Not Charlie":
|Another blog post. Enjoy.
Thank you, Charis!
INDEED! Thanks, George!
From My Husband, Paul Harty (Bardolph HS, IL - '61) of NC - 01/09/15 - "A few examples of why we seniors get confused (#5 in a series of 26)":
Confusing……..or maybe tooooo true!
From Jimmy Smith ('62 / '63) of VA - 01/10/15 - "Commentaries On Life ;-)) (#5 in a series of 26)":
YEAR'S THOUGHTS TO PONDER
Martin Luther King Jr. Day Crochet
BONUS MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. RECIPES:
http://www.babble.com/best-recipes/martin-luther-king-day-a-menu-of-dr-kings-favorite-southern-foods/ -A Menu of Dr. King's Favorite Southern Foods -
|1. Wednesday, March 11, 2015 - 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.|
http://www.nnhs65.com/requests-prayers.html - updated 01/13/15
http://nnhs.wordpress.com/ - updated 03/13/11
Love to all, Carol
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Carol Buckley Harty
7020 Lure Court
Fayetteville, NC 28311-9309
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We Shall Overcome
Lyrics derived from Charles Tindley's gospel song "I'll Overcome Some Day" (1900), and opening and closing melody
from the 19th-century spiritual "No More Auction Block for Me" (a song that dates to before the Civil War). According
to Professor Donnell King of Pellissippi State Technical Community College (in Knoxville, Tenn.), "We Shall Overcome"
was adapted from these gospel songs by "Guy Carawan, Candy Carawan, and a couple of other people associated
with the Highlander Research and Education Center, currently located near Knoxville, Tennessee. I have in my possession
copies of the lyrics that include a brief history of the song, and a notation that royalties from the song go to support the Highlander Center."
We shall overcome some day
We'll walk hand
We'll walk hand in hand
We'll walk hand in hand some day
We shall all be
We shall all be free
We shall all be free some day
We are not
We are not afraid
We are not afraid some day
We are not
We are not alone
We are not alone some day
The whole wide
The whole wide world around
The whole wide world around some day
We shall overcome
We shall overcome some day
"We Shall Overcome" midi courtesy of http://www.godsgospel.com/spirituals.htm - 01/12/07
"We Shall Overcome" lyrics and history courtesy of http://www.k-state.edu/english/nelp/american.studies.s98/we.shall.overcome.html - 01/14/06
Animated Title Image of Martin Luther King courtesy of http://www.zwani.com/graphics/martin_luther_king_day/ - 01/20/10 (sic)
Chain Link divider line clip art courtesy of http://www.freefever.com/graphics/line11.php - 01/16/05
Birthday Cake clip art courtesy of
Sarah Puckett Kressaty ('65) of
VA - 08/31/05
Thanks, Sarah Sugah!
Hampton High School's Crab clip art courtesy of
Replaced courtesy of http://www.hamptonhigh1964.com - 02/17/09
Navy Seal clip art courtesy of http://www.onemileup.com/miniSeals.asp - 05/29/06
Animated Sick Smiley courtesy of http://www.hauntedhamilton.com/cgi-bin/scripts/board-image-lister.cgi - 05/04/09
Governor Thomas Johnson High School's
Logo courtesy of
http://www.tjathletics.org/ - 06/16/08
Al Farber ('64) of GA - 03/15/07
Army Seal clip art courtesy of Al Farber ('64) of GA - 05/24/06 (still
Replaced by Norm Covert ('61) of MD - 02/09/09
Laughing Jerry courtesy of Cookie Phillips Tyndall ('64) of VA - 06/14/06
Animated Wildly Laughing Dog courtesy of Eva Ellis Madagan ('61) of FL -
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