02/08/20 - NNHS Newsletter -
our fate resembles a fruit tree in winter. Who would think that
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Dear Friends and Schoolmates,
Wherever you might be, there's an excellent chance it feels rather like a winter day today.
BONUS - 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 today to Bob Hines ('66) of VA!
Happy Birthday this week to:
10 -The late Meyera Ellenson Oberndorf ('58) (d. 14 Mar 2015) Norm Covert ('61) of MD AND the late Bobby Helmer ('61) (d. 26 Feb 2011) AND the late Bernie Helmer ('61) (d. 12 Mar 1999) AND Mike Miller ('65) of AL AND Tommy Jenkins ('66) of VA;
11 - Harmon Gordon ('63) of VA AND the late Terry Smith ('63) (d. 01 Jan 2017);
12 - Jon Pearl ('57);
13 - Carla Fine Cripps ('65) of South Australia;
Many Happy Returns to you all!
THIS DAY IN WWII:
|February 08, 1942 -
February 08, 1943 - Britain's 77th Indian Brigade began
launching guerrilla raids behind Japanese lines in Burma. The forces
were under the command of Major General Orde Wingate.
|February 08, 1945 - The United Kingdom and Canada commenced Operation Veritable to occupy the west bank of the Rhine.|
THIS DAY IN 1970:
|February 08, 1970 - Actress and comedian Stephanie Courtney (the advertising character Flo in television and radio commercials for Progressive Corporation) was born in Stony Point, Rockland County, New York.|
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 Joan Lauterbach Krause ('60) of VA - 02/08/18:
|Thank you, Joan!|
|Wishing all of you a
happy Valentine's Day.
Inspiring & Smile Worthy
"Smile, it's the key that fits the lock of everyone's heart."
~Anthony J. D'Angelo
Elton John - Love Song
This is one of his prettiest songs. His loved ones, as well as rock legends, are featured in the video. It's a little quieter than some songs, so you may want to turn up the volume, just for this one song.
T'Pau - Heart And Soul
Heart - What About Love?
Roxette - Listen To Your Heart
Thank you, Shari!
From My Cousin, Cheryl White Wilson
(James Blair HS / John Marshall HS - '64) of VA - 02/07/19:
EXACTLY! Thank you, Cheryl!
From Carlene Matthews Vannoy ('60 / '64) of VA - 02/06/19:
Sam Cooke - What A Wonderful World (Official Lyric Video)
|“You fail to overlook
the crucial point.”
From My Niece, Shari, of VA - 01/22/20, 6:54 AM - "Health Is Wealth (#17 in a Series of 22)":
all try to make 2020 a good health - wealthy year!
OOH! Thank you, Shari!
From My Niece, Shari, of VA - 01/27/20, 10:07 AM - " Hearts(#8 in a Series of 14)":
Wishing all of you a happy
Thank you, Shari!
BONUS WINTER DAY CROCHET PATTERNS:
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 KNIT PATTERNS:
|61 Free Knitting Patterns for the Season - "When the weather outside is frightful, who says you can’t make knits that are absolutely delightful? If you haven’t already, it’s time to put away the lightweight yarns and exchange them for the chunkier ones..."|
BONUS WINTER DAY RECIPES:
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."
Most Popular Winter Recipes
From http://www.ajokeaday.com - 02/07/19:
DATES TO REMEMBER:
http://www.nnhs65.com/requests-prayers.html - updated 01/18/20
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Y'all take good care of each other! TYPHOONS FOREVER! We'll Always Have Buckroe!
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 missing...)
Replaced by Norm Covert ('61) of MD - 02/09/09
Animated Military Flags clip art courtesy of http://www.angelfire.com/ny4/KevsGifsGalore/Patriotic.html - 06/18/03
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
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)
Laughing Kitty courtesy of Tom Flax ('64) of VA - 06/03/06
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