02/12/16 - NNHS Newsletter -
Common looking people are the best in the
I claim not to have controlled events, but confess plainly that events have controlled me.
I were to try to read, much less answer, all the attacks made on me, this
shop might as well be closed for any other business.
Dear Friends and Schoolmates,
Today's theme is supposed to repeat every year, barring technical difficulties.....
BONUS #1 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GX5C7ODxkJs - Battle Hymn of the Republic - The Mormon Tabernacle Choir on Touched By An Angel - WOWZERONI-RINI!
BONUS #2 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wpZ3jPMM5Ac - Battle Hymn of the Republic - The (full) Mormon Tabernacle Choir
BONUS #3 - http://www.angelfire.com/weird2/cluckmeat/music.html - Battle Hymn of the Republic - As much as a thrill it is to hear that version, I must tell you it's an even bigger thrill to sing it in a choir of near size as The Best Dressed Girl in the Class of 1959, My Sister, Eleanor (Buckley Nowitzky of NC), My #5 Son, Nathaniel (Harty - Hillsboro HS, IL - '97 - of IL), My #6 Son, Dale (Harty - (Hillsboro HS, IL / American School, IL - '02 - of CA) and I ('65 - of NC) did in Raleigh on Sunday, September 15, 2002. There's regrettably no audio, but scroll halfway down for the exciting images.
http://showcase.netins.net/web/creative/lincoln.html - COOL!
THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:
Happy Birthday today to Jon Pearl ('57)!
Happy Birthday tomorrow to Carla Fine Cripps ('65) of South Australia!
Happy Birthday this week to:
14 - Jimmy Parker ('62) of VA AND My Niece, Renee Dick Romulus (Booker T. Washington HS - '80) of Northern VA AND My Granddaughter (by My Children of Other Parents), Bekah Mansfield of TX;
18 - The late Bill Sawyer ('57) (deceased 05/16/06) AND Brooks Bloxom ('64) of NC;
19 - Bobby Norris ('62) of VA AND Sandra Smith Overby ('63) AND Linda Lane Lane ('64) of VA AND Jamey Douglas Bacon ('66) of VA!
Many Happy Returns to You All!
200 YEARS AGO TODAY:
|February 12, 1816 - The Teatro di San Carlo, the oldest working opera house in Europe, was destroyed by fire.|
THIS DAY IN WWII:
February 12, 1946 - Operation Deadlight ended after scuttling 121 of 154 captured U-boats.
THIS DAY IN 1966:
|Saturday, February 12, 1966 - It was Lincoln's birthday then, too (his 157th). Otherwise, nothing much seems to have happened...|
|It isn't as bad as
you sometimes think it is. It all works out. Don't worry. I say that to
myself every morning. It will all work out. If you do your best, it will
all work out. Put your trust in God, and move forward with faith and
confidence in the future. The Lord will not forsake us. He will not
forsake us....If we will put our trust in Him, if we will pray to Him,
if we will live worthy of His blessings, He will hear our prayers.
Hinckley, 01 Mar 1997
From Wayne Agee ('58) of FL - 02/11/16 - "Drone view of Africa":
From Bill Hobbs ('66) of Northern VA - 02/11/16 - "A bit of our history":
|A hospital is no
place to be sick.
From My Husband, Paul Harty (Bardolph HS, IL - '61) of NC - 01/05/16 - "TO MY FRIENDS WHO THINK THEY HAVE SEEN EVERYTHING (#33 in a series of 60)":
I think you will enjoy this!
OOH! Thanks, Dools!
|VALENTINE CROCHET BONUS:|
|http://www.redheart.com/free-patterns/lovey-hat-baby?utm_source=Publicaster&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Make%20a%20Heart%20Give%20a%20Heart!&utm_content=Lovey+Hat+for+Baby - Lovey Hat for Baby|
BONUS ABRAHAM LINCOLN RECIPES:
|What Abraham Lincoln Ate Apple Bread Pudding|
FINALLY:From http://www.ajokeaday.com - 02/11/15:
Our generation never got a break. When we were young they taught us to respect our elders. Now that we are older, they tell us to listen to the youth of the country.
DATES TO REMEMBER:
March 09, 2016 - The NNHS Class of June 1942
meets at noon on the second Wednesday of every other month
for a Dutch treat lunch at the James River Country Club,
1500 Country Club Road. PLEASE JOIN THEM. Give or take a few
years makes no difference. Good conversation, food and
atmosphere. For details, call Jennings Bryan at 803-7701 for
2. Friday and Saturday, September 16 and 17, 2016 - The NNHS Class of 1966 will hold their 50-Year Reunion - OPEN TO ALL CLASSES. Friday Night: Meet and Greet at The Cove Restaurant, City Center, NN. Saturday Night: Marriott Hotel, City Center, NN.
http://www.nnhs65.com/requests-prayers.html - updated 01/20/16
http://nnhs.wordpress.com/ - updated 03/13/11
Love to all, Carol
Carol Buckley Harty
7020 Lure Court
Fayetteville, NC 28311-9309
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!
- Julia Ward Howe
"Battle Hymn of
the Republic" midi courtesy of
"Battle Hymn of
the Republic" lyrics courtesy of
First Lincoln Image courtesy of
http://www.kylincoln.org/photo/khsimages.htm - 02/12/09
Second Lincoln Image courtesy of http://www.fadedgiant.net/html/lincoln_abraham_photograph.htm - 02/12/09
Hillsboro High School's Topper (Band Version) clip art courtesy of http://www.hillsboroschools.net/schools/hhs/activities/music2/Band/bio.html - 06/07/08
American School Logo courtesy of http://www.americanschoolofcorr.com/grads.asp - 09/05/06
Laughing Jester Smiley clip art courtesy of Bill Hobbs ('66) of Northern VA - 10/06/09
Flag Divider Bar clip art courtesy of http://www.cowboyclipart.net/patriotism/dividers.asp - 02/09/05 and re-saved 02/12/09
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 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
Animated USMC 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