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01/29/17 - NNHS Newsletter
“Life is a mosaic of pleasure and pain -
grief is an interval between two moments
Sri Sathya Sai Baba
Dear Friends and Schoolmates,
It's a little known fact that I'm almost as big a Marty Robbins fan as I am of Frank Sinatra. Shhhh. It'll be our secret. Yes, I know this is really a Bobby Darin song. Don't confuse my "mind" with facts.
BONUS - Eighteen Yellow Roses - Marty Robbins
|... In 1962, Darin began to write and sing country music, with hit songs including "Things" (US #3/UK #2) (1962), "You're the Reason I'm Living" (US #3), and "18 Yellow Roses" (US #10). The latter two were recorded by Capitol Records, which he joined in 1962, before returning to Atlantic four years later. In 1966, he had his final UK hit single, with a version of Tim Hardin's "If I Were A Carpenter", which peaked at # 9. He performed the opening and closing songs on the soundtrack of the 1965 Walt Disney film That Darn Cat!. "Things" was sung by Dean Martin in the 1967 TV special Movin' With Nancy, starring Nancy Sinatra....|
THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:
Happy Birthday today
Nancy Keesee (Tucker) Crawley
Lucas ('65) of VA!
Happy Birthday tomorrow to Jackie Belote Ward ('63) of VA AND Charlie Phillips ('65) of TN AND Brenda Shepard McCoy ('67) of VA!
Happy Birthday this week to:
31 - Bill Black ('66) of GA AND Margaret Kailos Lee ('67) of NC AND Lynn Stewart Schroeder ('71) of NC;
01 - Paul Dobie ('66) of CO;
02 - Porter Phillips Booker ('57) AND the late Thelma Spade Roberts ('57) (deceased - 08/26/05) AND John Patterson ('59) of TN AND Alan Nesbitt ('64) of NC;
03 - Maynard Thweatt ('57) AND Phyllis Sweeney Snyder ('63) of TN;
05 - The late Dickie Krause ('57) (deceased - 12/27/99) AND Stephanie Spritzer Gellman ('63) of CT AND the late Charles Braslow ('65) (deceased - 08/28/15) AND Mark Hutcherson ('66) of VA!
|Many Happy Returns to You All!|
THIS DAY IN WWII:
Alexandros Koryzis became
Prime Minister of Greece upon the sudden death of his
January 29, 1943 - On the first day of the
Battle of Rennell Island, U.S. cruiser Chicago was
torpedoed and heavily damaged by Japanese bombers.
1944 - The
Battle of Cisterna took place in central
January 29, 1944 - Approximately 38 people were killed and about a dozen injured when the Polish village of Koniuchy (present-day Kaniūkai, Lithuania) was attacked by Soviet partisan units.
THIS DAY IN 1967:
|Sunday, January 29, 1967 - The "ultimate high" of the hippie era, the Mantra-Rock Dance, took place in San Francisco and featured Janis Joplin, Grateful Dead, and Allen Ginsberg.|
|“Anything done for
another is done for oneself.”
From My Husband, Paul Harty (Bardolph HS, IL - '61) of NC - 01/28/17 - "Italian Auction":
|This is something to see. YOU REALLY DO HAVE
TO WATCH THE VIDEO. Italian Auction - only 44 seconds! You don't have to
understand Italian to follow the auctioneer:
A Chinese Ming Vase is up for auction. The bidding opens at a half-million Euros. Bidding is brisk and each bidder is clearly identified as each raises the bid by 100,000 Euros. (The exchange rate at auction time was 1 Euro =$1.12.) .
Within seconds, the bid stalls at one million Euros, and the gasp from the crowd identifies the excitement that prevails in the room. The successful bidder is the last one who bid one million, and the auctioneer counts down the bid, "Going once, going twice, and sold to the gentleman sitting in front of me for one million Euros."
Note the excitement on the auctioneer's face after the final bid:
Oh, NOOO! Thanks, Haul Party! (I think I'm a-gonna be sick...)
|“If I could drop dead
right now, I'd be the happiest man alive.”
From My Niece, Shari, of VA - 01/16/17 - "Smile Makers (#2 in a Series of 12)":
|GIGGLES! Thanks, Shari!|
BONUS YELLOW ROSES CROCHET PATTERNS:
- Vintage Rose Bathroom Set
http://www.maggiescrochet.com/pages/yellow-rose-of-texas-free-crochet-pattern - Maggie Weldon's Yellow Rose of Texas (scroll down a bit)
BONUS YELLOW FOODS RECIPES:
http://www.yummly.com/recipes/yellow-food - WOWZERS! A plethora of yummies!
|A businessman had a tiring day on the road. He
checked into a hotel and, because he was concerned that the dining room
might close soon, left his luggage at the front desk and went
immediately to eat.
After a leisurely dinner, he reclaimed his luggage and realized that he had forgotten his room number. He went back to the desk and told the clerk on duty, "My name is Henry Davis, can you please tell me what room I am in?"
"Certainly," said the clerk. "You're in the lobby."
|DATES TO REMEMBER:|
http://www.nnhs65.com/requests-prayers.html - updated 01/19/17
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!
Eighteen Yellow Roses
and recorded by
Bobby Darin, 1963
(14 May 1936 - 20 Dec 1973)
Marty Robbins, 19__
(26 Sept 1925 – 08 Dec 1982)
Eighteen yellow roses came today....
Eighteen yellow roses in a pretty bouquet
When the boy came to the door
I didn't know what to say....
But eighteen yellow roses came today.
I opened up the card to see what it said...
I couldn't believe my eyes
When I had read....
Though you belong to another, I love you anyway.
Yes. eighteen yellow roses came today
I never doubted your love for a minute
I always thought that you would be true
But now this box and the flowers in it
I guess there's nothin' left for me to do.....
But ask to meet the boy that's done this thing
And find out if he's got plans to buy you a ring
'Cause eighteen yellow roses will wilt and die one day....
But a father's love will never fade away...
Will never fade away..............
"Eighteen Yellow Roses" midi (sequenced by Ron Tilden) and lyrics -
http://www.jacquedee63.com/eighteenyellowroses.html - 01/30/10 (sic)
Image of Eighteen Yellow Roses courtesy of http://bellagardenflorals.blogspot.com/ - 01/31/10 (sic)
Animated Animated Tiny Birthday Cake clip art courtesy of Sarah Puckett Kressaty ('65) of VA - 08/31/05
Thanks, Sarah Sugah!
Army Seal clip art courtesy of Al Farber ('64) of GA - 05/24/06 (still missing...)
Replaced by Norm Covert ('61) of MD - 02/09/09
Air Force Seal clip art courtesy of http://www1.va.gov/opa/feature/celebrate/milsongs.htm - 07/07/06
Animated Navy 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
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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