01/17/17 - NNHS Newsletter
“If you would not be forgotten
Dear Friends and Schoolmates,
Oh, good - another birthday celebration!
BONUS - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IhyMvQ_N7Zc - Philadelphia Freedom - Elton John
THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:
Happy Birthday today
('60) of NC!
Happy Birthday this week to:
20 - Ware Morrison ('63) 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 the late Norman Dick ('60) (deceased 26 Nov 2015) AND Rochelle Spooner ('63) of NY;
23 - Chandler Nelms (Hampton HS - '63) of MD!
|Many Happy Returns to You All!|
100 YEARS AGO TODAY:
|January 17, 1917 - The United States paid Denmark $25 million for the Virgin Islands.|
THIS DAY IN WWII:
|January 17, 1941 -
inflicted a decisive defeat over the
Royal Thai Navy.
January 17, 1943 - The Greek submarine Papanikolis captured the 200-ton sailing vessel Agios Stefanos and manned her with part of her crew.
January 17, 1944 - Allied forces launched the first of four assaults on Monte Cassino with the intention of breaking through the Winter Line and seizing Rome, an effort that would ultimately take four months and cost 105,000 Allied casualties.
Tuesday, January 17, 1967 - Singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer Richard Hawley was born Richard Willis Hawley in Pitsmoor, Sheffield, England.
From My Friend, Susan, of NC - 01/17/15:
|“Everybody in this
life has their challenges and difficulties. That is part of our mortal
test. The reason for some of these trials cannot be readily understood
except on the basis of faith and hope because there is often a larger
purpose which we do not always understand. Peace comes through hope.”
James E. Faust
Thanks so much, Susan!
From Brenda Shepard
McCoy ('67) of VA
|MAYBE SO! Thank you, Brenda!|
My Niece, Shari, of VA - 01/16/17 - "Good Morning!"
|AWW! Thank you, Shari!|
From My Husband, Paul Harty (Bardolph HS, IL - '61) of
NC - 01/11/17 - "Masculine Wisdom (#3 in a Series of 12)":
|“As far as sinking a
ship with a bomb is concerned, you just can't do it.”
U. S. Rear
Admiral Clark Woodward, 1939
(04 Mar 1877 - 29 May 1967)
BONUS CROCHET KITE PATTERNS:
- Maize Hutton's Crochet Kite - "I'm happy
to post my little crochet kite pattern for you today. This is a quick
and easy project that has many uses. Make a bunting of kites strung
together for your window or a party or use them to decorate a package
for that special someone. If you have a major case of spring fevah like
I do, these are a perfect way to bring a little happiness to your life
until spring actually does arrive!"
http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/21879451 - Vintage (May 14, 1910) Crochet Kite Stitch - "Suitable for counterspans, cot quilts, and toilet covers"
BONUS - BEN FRANKLIN'S FAVORITE FOODS:
|My college son texted me a request for
additional funds. He ended his text with "PLZ".
I asked him why he used the abbreviation. He said it was shorter than writing please.
I replied with, "No."
He asked why. I said it was shorter than writing yes.
|DATES TO REMEMBER:|
http://www.nnhs65.com/requests-prayers.html - updated 01/13/17
http://nnhs.wordpress.com/ - updated 03/13/11
Love to all, Carol
Carol Buckley Harty
7020 Lure Court
Fayetteville, NC 28311-9309
THREE WAYS TO DONATE:
2.Go to www.PayPal.com, log in, select "Send Money (Services) to email@example.com; or
3. Just mail it directly to my home. Thanks!
Bernie Taupin (b. 22 May 1950), 1975
I used to be a rolling stone
You know if the cause was right
I'd leave to find the answer on the road
I used to be a heart beating for someone
But the times have changed
The less I say the more my work gets done
`Cause I live and breathe this Philadelphia freedom
From the day that I was born I've waved the flag
Philadelphia freedom took me knee-high to a man
Yeah gave me peace of mind my daddy never had
Oh Philadelphia freedom shine on me, I love you
Shine a light through the eyes of the ones left behind
Shine a light shine a light
Shine a light won't you shine a light
Philadelphia freedom I love you, yes I do
If you choose to you can live your life alone
Some people choose the city
Some others choose the good old family home
I like living easy without family ties
Till the whippoorwill of freedom zapped me
Right between the eyes
Freedom" midi courtesy of
at the suggestion of Dave Spriggs ('64) of VA - 01/09/06
Freedom" lyrics courtesy of
also at the suggestion of Dave Spriggs ('64) of VA - 01/09/06
Thanks again, Dave!
Painting of Benjamin Franklin courtesy of http://www.thp.uni-koeln.de/natter/physwelt/f03_08.html - 01/09/06
Etching of Benjamin Franklin courtesy of http://www.sciencetrek.net/franklin.htm - 01/09/06
Benjamin Franklin Autograph used to form Divider Lines courtesy of http://www.fadedgiant.net/html/franklin_benjamin.htm - 01/09/06
Quill Pen Divider Line clip art courtesy of http://resources.bravenet.com/clipart/dividers/22 - 06/14/04
Animated Tiny Birthday Cake clip art courtesy of Sarah Puckett Kressaty ('65) of
VA - 08/31/05
Thanks, Sarah Sugah!
School's Crab clip art courtesy of
http://www.geocities.com/agent99bm/ - 10/02/05
Replaced courtesy of http://www.hamptonhigh1964.com - 02/17/09
Animated Army Flag clip art courtesy of http://www.angelfire.com/ny4/KevsGifsGalore/Patriotic.html - 06/18/03
Navy Seal clip art courtesy of http://www.onemileup.com/miniSeals.asp - 05/29/06
Big Smile courtesy of Kathy Morrow Glazier ('67) of VA - 11/11/16
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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