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02/04/17 - NNHS Newsletter -
“If I love you, what business is it of yours?”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Dear Friends and Schoolmates,
I simply adore this great old classic. I'm unable to find a nice, mellow midi file that I like - not really - so just try the bonus video to hear Nat's beautiful voice.
BONUS - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hNzxH3zRU_I - Darling, Je Vous Aime Beaucoup - Nat King Cole, 1954
|"Darling, Je Vous Aime Beaucoup" is a
song with words and music by
Anna Sosenko in
Deep River Boys with orchestra recorded the song in Oslo on August 24, 1956. It was released on the extended play Hello young lovers (HMV 7EGN 12). The stranger on the balcony in Bob Dylan's and Jacques Levy's song "Black Diamond Bay" from the 1976 album "Desire" says “My darling, je vous aime beaucoup” to the female character.
The deliberately bad French in the title (and used as a refrain along with "Wish my French were good enough") means "Darling, I love you a lot."
Although "Je vous aime" is grammatically correct, "I love you" in French is generally said "Je t'aime," incorporating the familiar address "te" rather than the formal (or polite) address "vous."
"Je ne sais pas" in the song means "I don't know." "Compris" (or "compree" as it is sometimes phonetically spelled in printed lyrics) means "understood." "Toujours" means "always." "Chérie" means "dear." "Très très fort" means "very very strong."
THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:
Happy Birthday tomorrow to 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!
Happy Birthday this week to:
Bob Hines ('66) of VA;
09 - Tina Burroughs Farmer ('62) of VA AND Jean Carroll Garner Barger ('63) AND Janice McCain Rose ('65) of Northern VA AND Elliott Smith ('65) of TX?? AND Mary Frances Southall Waller ('66) of VA;
10 - The late Meyera Ellenson Oberndorf ('58) (deceased - 03/14/15) AND Norm Covert ('61) of MD AND the late Bobby Helmer ('61) (deceased 02/26/11) AND the late Bernie Helmer ('61) (deceased 03/12/99) AND Mike Miller ('65) of NC AND Tommy Jenkins ('66) of VA;
Many Happy Returns to You All!
THIS DAY IN WWII:
|February 04, 1941 - The
United Service Organization (USO) was created to entertain
February 04, 1942 - A baby was born at sea onboard the USS WEST POINT (ex-SS AMERICA, NNS Hull #369) to a couple amongst over 2,000 British civilians rescued from Singapore just days before it fell to the enemy. In appreciation, the baby boy was named Westpoint Leslie Sheldrake. To this day, he remains in contact with members of the ship's crew that rescued his parents, plus his own two grandsons also have 'Westpoint' as their middle names. (Thanks, Bill Lee! )
February 04, 1945 - The Santo Tomas Internment Camp was liberated from Japanese authority.
February 04, 1945 - The Yalta Conference began as U.S. President Roosevelt, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, and Soviet leader Josef Stalin set about to outline plans for Germany's defeat.
February 04, 1945 - The
British Indian Army and
Imperial Japanese Army began a series of battles known as the
Battle of Pokoku and Irrawaddy River operations.
THIS DAY IN 1967:
|Saturday, February 04, 1967 -
Lunar Orbiter program:
Lunar Orbiter 3 lifted off from
Cape Canaveral's Launch Complex 13 on its mission to identify
possible landing sites for the
Saturday, February 04, 1967 - Figure skater Sergei Grinkov was born Sergei Mikhailovich Grinkov (Серге́й Миха́йлович Гринько́в) in Moscow, Soviet Union. At the age of 28, he died from a massive heart attack in Lake Placid, New York, while practicing for the upcoming 1995–1996 Stars on Ice tour.
From My Friend, Susan, of NC - 02/03/15:
|“The first, the
middle and the last thing to do is pray.”
Henry B. Eyring
Thanks so much, Susan!
From Linda DeShazo Hatchett ('65) of VA - 02/03/17:
WOW!Thank you, Linda!
From My Niece, Shari, of VA - 02/02/17 - "Heart Smile Messages":
Thank you, Shari!
|“If I look confused
it's because I'm thinking.”
From My Niece, Shari, of VA - 01/16/17 - "Smile Makers (#8 in a Series of 12)":
|GIGGLES! Thanks, Shari!|
BONUS VALENTINE CROCHET PATTERN:
BONUS VALENTINE RECIPES:
http://www.tasteofhome.com/Recipes/Holiday---Celebration-Recipes/Valentine-s-Day-Recipes - Valentine's Day Recipes - "Need Valentine's Day recipes? Get Valentine's Day recipes for your next meal from Taste of Home. Taste of Home has Valentine's Day recipes including Valentine's Day appetizers, sides, dinners, and more Valentine's Day recipes." - a plethora of yumminess!
|A man called a refrigerator repair service.
"My refrigerator isn't working."
"What kind is it?"
"It's a small one."
"Electric, gas or propane?"
"Ah! Then the problem is most likely vapor lock. You don't need a service call, just turn the refrigerator upside down for a few minutes to allow the lock to clear. Then put it back and all should be well."
A second call came, a few minutes later. "The least you could have done was to tell me to empty the fridge first!"
|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 firstname.lastname@example.org; or
3. Just mail it directly to my home. Thanks!
"Darling, Je Vous Aime Beaucoup" midi courtesy of http://members.cox.net/old-music/snedsongs.htm - 02/04/10
Je Vous Aime Beaucoup"
of http://www.sing365.com/music/lyric.nsf/Darling-Je-Vous-Aime-Beaucoup-lyrics-Nat-King-Cole/C5B4590BD5266D6248256AF1000B0D01 - 02/04/10
"Je Vous Aime" clip art courtesy of http://marilafrenchy.wordpress.com/category/pensees/ - 02/04/10
Animated Animated Tiny Birthday Cake clip art courtesy of Sarah Puckett Kressaty
('65) of VA - 08/31/05
Thanks, Sarah Sugah!
Air Force Seal clip art courtesy of http://www1.va.gov/opa/feature/celebrate/milsongs.htm - 07/07/06
Animated Military Flags 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
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
Animated Pulsing Heart courtesy of http://www.gagirl.com/graphics/graphics.html - 02/12/05 (re-saved 02/13/09)
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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