02/08/17 - NNHS Newsletter -
our fate resembles a fruit tree in winter. Who would think that
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Dear Friends and Schoolmates,
Here in Fayetteville today we're having an absolutely gorgeous day with a high of 78, but I think it's likely that there's a good chance that wherever else you might be, it feels rather like a winter day today.
BONUS - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bnZdlhUDEJo - Hazy Shade of Winter - Simon and Garfunkel
|"A Hazy Shade of Winter" is a song written by
Paul Simon, recorded and released by
Simon & Garfunkel in 1966, and then included on their 1968 album,
Bookends (although it also appeared on their
Live from New York City, 1967). It peaked at #13 on the
Billboard Hot 100
making it the second highest-charting song on the album after "Mrs.
Robinson", which reached #1
when it was released on the back of its inclusion on the soundtrack of
Critic Richie Unterberer described the song as "one of [Simon and Garfunkel's] best songs, and certainly one of the toughest and more rock-oriented".
The lyrics evoke the passage of the seasons, but (as the title suggests) focusing on the gloominess of winter...
THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:
Happy Birthday tomorrow to 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!
Happy Birthday this week to:
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;
12 - Jon Pearl ('57);
Many Happy Returns to You All!
200 YEARS AGO TODAY:
|February 08, 1817 - Las Heras crossed the Andes with an army to join San Martín and liberate Chile from Spain.|
THIS DAY IN WWII:
THIS DAY IN 1967:
From My Friend, Susan, of NC - 02/07/15:
|“His mercy is the
mighty healer, even to the wounded innocent.”
Thanks so much, Susan!
From - 02/07/17 - "Domain Renewal Notification (nnhs65.com)":
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From Gayle Bridgeman Botelis ('66) of VA - 02/07/17 - "New email":
I've missed so many of your
postings....I have a new e-mail address. Could you please change it on
your distribution list? Hope all is well with you and yours. Thanks so
much. Take care! ________@___.___
Thank you, Gayle - so good to hear from you! I have you all switched now; lemme know if you'd like your new addy published.
From Ergo Sum - 02/07/17 - "Memorial update info":
On your page nnhs65.com/memoriam55.html you have a Wayne Bostic with birth 29 Aug 1936 ? and death Oct 1969 ? (Class of 1955)
Well, I don't live in Newport News and I don't personally know your classmates, BUT I have a genealogy hobby and I do know that the Wayne with that birth and death dates you have listed is from Idaho (and was never near Newport News, as far as I can tell).
So hopefully that helps a little, but more importantly!! :) While I was doing further research on the Idaho Wayne and his family, someone else popped up:
Wayne M. Bostic
b 01 Oct 1937
d 19 Nov 2003
Burial: Peninsula Memorial Park, Newport News, VA
I couldn't find much else about him, but perhaps he is the Wayne that went to your high school?
Nice website, wonderful memorial with a good way for folks to keep in touch with one another.
Thank you so very
I truly appreciate your
finding this for us! I have amended that sorely neglected page in our
Archive with the correct data!
01 Oct 1937
Newport News, VA
19 Nov 2003
Latin Club: Publicity Committee Chairman
Key Club Program Committee Chairman
Sr. Assembly Committee Co-Chairman
Jr. Ring Committee
|Fall of 1954|
From Carlene Matthews Vannoy ('60 / '64) of VA - 02/07/16:
From My Cousin, Cheryl White Wilson (James Blair HS / John Marshall HS - '64) of VA - 02/07/17:
Hooded owl blanket is now available on Ravelry! Makes a beautiful throw
and also tucks into a pillow. Pattern includes child and adult size.
Hooded owl blanket is now available on Ravelry! Makes a beautiful throw and also tucks into a pillow. Pattern includes child and adult size.
|“You fail to overlook
the crucial point.”
From My Niece, Shari, of VA - 01/16/17 - "Smile Makers (#12 in a Series of 12)":
|GIGGLES! Thanks, Shari! These have been delightful!|
BONUS WINTER DAY CROCHET PATTERNS:
Priscilla Hewitt's Cable Cap
http://idealdelusions.blogspot.com/2012/03/raspberry-sherbet.html?m=0 - Doris' Raspberry Sherbet Round Ripple Afghan - Deliciously fun, the Raspberry Sherbet Round Ripple will have you grinning from ear to ear. Round crochet afghans look terrific and this pattern is for those already familiar with the round ripple technique. This pattern also teaches you how to crochet a flower and add it to the afghan. Make this ripple pattern for Valentine's day or for a girl's room."
BONUS WINTER DAY RECIPES:
http://www.tasteofhome.com/Recipes/Winter-Day-Dinner - Winter Day Dinner - "In the middle of winter, I often rely on this recipe to warm us up! My husband doesn't care for noodles, so I look for different ways to serve potatoes."
http://www.food.com/recipes/winter/popular - Most Popular Winter Recipes
|“Grandpa, do you mind if I play my new
harmonica in here?” asked little Phil.
“Of course not, Phil. I love music. In fact, when your grandma and I were young, music saved my life."
“What happened?” asked Phil.
"Well, it was during the famous Johnstown flood. The dam broke and when the water hit our house it knocked it right off the foundation. Grandma got on the dining room table and floated out safely.”
“How about you?”
“Me? Well, I accompanied her on the piano!”
|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
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Simon & Garfunkel,
"Hazy Shade of Winter" midi (sequenced by Phil Smith) courtesy of http://sglyrics.myrmid.com/midi.htm - 02/08/10
"Hazy Shade of Winter" lyrics courtesy of http://www.lyricsfreak.com/s/simon+and+garfunkel/hazy+shade+of+winter_20124736.html - 02/08/10
"Hazy Shade of Winter" image courtesy of http://www.flickr.com/photos/37043062@N00/4109511396/ - 02/08/10
Twig Flower Bar # 17 Divider Line clip art courtesy of http://www.angelfire.com/pa/FlaminJune/Flowerlines2.html - 02/08/10
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
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)
Booker T. Washington logo courtesy of http://ww2.nps.k12.va.us/education/components/scrapbook/default.php?sectiondetailid=18567 - 09/25/07
Cats courtesy of Paul Harty (Bardolph HS, IL - '61) of NC - 12/10/11
John Marshall High School's Justice Scale clip art courtesy of
Cheryl White Wilson (JMHS - '64) of VA - 10/13/05 (replaced 02/23/09)
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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