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02/13/15 - NNHS Newsletter - Cupid

“Some Cupid kills with arrows, some with traps.”

- William Shakespeare
(baptised 26 Apr 1564 - 23 Apr 1616)

Dear Friends and Schoolmates,  

   Valentine's Day is tomorrow, so I hope y'all are all ready!

BONUS - Cupid - Sam Cooke


From http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cupid_%28Sam_Cooke_song%29:  

"Cupid" is a 1961 hit single recorded and written by Sam Cooke.[1] (U.S. Pop #17, U.S. R&B #20, U.K. #7.) The song is ranked #452 on the Rolling Stone magazine's list of The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.


HEALTH UPDATE:

From My Friend, Susan, of NC - 02/13/15, 10:15 AM:

Thank you all for your kind words, love and prayers in my behalf. It means so much to me. Know that I love you all. Looks like I'll be here still a while.

http://www.nnhs65.com/requests-prayers.html


  THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:

     Happy Birthday today to    Carla Fine Cripps ('65) of South Australia!

     Happy Valentine Birthday tomorrow to      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),     Rebekah Mansfield of TX!

    Happy Birthday this week to:

18 - The late Bill Sawyer ('57) (deceased 05/16/06) AND  Brooks Bloxom ('64) of NC;

19 -     Bobby Norris ('62) of VA AND      Linda Lane Lane ('64) of VA AND        Jamey Douglas Bacon ('66) of VA;

20 -    Bobby Callis ('64) of WV!

   Many Happy Returns to You All!

http://www.nnhs65.com/Happy-Birthday.html 


THIS DAY IN WWII:

February 13, 1945 - The siege of Budapest concluded with the unconditional surrender of German and Hungarian forces to the Red Army.

February 13, 1945 - Royal Air Force bombers were dispatched to Dresden, Germany to attack the city with a massive aerial bombardment.

February 13, 1990 - German reunification: An agreement is reached on a two-stage plan to reunite Germany.


THIS DAY IN 1965:

Saturday, February 13, 1965 - The 7th Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea, Peter O'Neill, was born Peter Charles Paire O'Neill in Ialibu-Pangia, Papua New Guinea.


From My Friend, Susan's Friend, Katie, of NC - 02/13/15:

“I recognize that, on occasion, some of our most fervent prayers may seem to go unanswered. We wonder, ‘Why?’ I know that feeling! I know the fears and tears of such moments. But I also know that our prayers are never ignored. Our faith is never unappreciated. I know that an all-wise Heavenly Father’s perspective is much broader than is ours. While we know of our mortal problems and pain, He knows of our immortal progress and potential. If we pray to know His will and submit ourselves to it with patience and courage, heavenly healing can take place in His own way and time.”

- Russell M. Nelson
(b. 09 Sept 1924)


From  - 02/12/15 - "Domain Renewal Notification (nnhs65.com)":

Dear Customer,

We would like to remind you that your domain name nnhs65.com is now registered until 2016-03-02.

This email is a notification that your recurring order has been successfully billed for continued service for this upcoming year in the amount of $95.88....

  
   A Big Thank You to all of those whose generous donations made this site renewal possible!  


    From Jimmy Smith ('62 / '63) of VA - 02/13/15 - "Cool Fireworks":

Keep watching through all the smoke...

The start of the Thailand space program...

https://www.youtube.com/embed/pD_yQZ4iNjY?rel=0

   WOWZERS! Thank you, Jimmy! I do not envy those men their jobs, but that was certainly fascinating to watch!


       From George Helliesen ('61) of MI (soon to be VA) - 02/13/15 - "To Help You Smile":

Church Ladies With Typewriters

They're Back! Those wonderful Church Bulletins! Thank God for the church ladies with typewriters. These sentences actually appeared in church bulletins or were announced at church services:

The Fasting & Prayer Conference includes meals.
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Scouts are saving aluminum cans, bottles and other items to be recycled. Proceeds will be used to cripple children.
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The sermon this morning: 'Jesus Walks on the Water.' The sermon tonight: 'Searching for Jesus.'
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Ladies, don't forget the rummage sale. It's a chance to get rid of those things not worth keeping around the house. Bring your husbands.
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Don't let worry kill you off - let the Church help.
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Miss Charlene Mason sang 'I will not pass this way again,' giving obvious pleasure to the congregation.
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For those of you who have children and don't know it, we have a nursery downstairs.
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Next Thursday there will be try-outs for the choir. They need all the help they can get.
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Irving Benson and Jessie Carter were married on October 24 in the church. So ends a friendship that began in their school days.
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A bean supper will be held on Tuesday evening in the church hall. Music will follow.
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At the evening service tonight, the sermon topic will be 'What Is Hell?' Come early and listen to our choir practice.*
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Eight new choir robes are currently needed due to the addition of several new members and to the deterioration of some older ones.
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Pot-luck supper Sunday at 5:00 PM - prayer and medication to follow.
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The ladies of the Church have cast off clothing of every kind. They may be seen in the basement on Friday afternoon.
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This evening at 7 PM there will be a hymn singing in the park across from the Church. Bring a blanket and come prepared to sin.
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The pastor would appreciate it if the ladies of the Congregation would lend him their electric girdles for the pancake breakfast next Sunday.
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Low Self Esteem Support Group will meet Thursday at 7 PM. Please use the back door.
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The eighth-graders will be presenting Shakespeare's Hamlet in the Church basement Friday at 7 PM .. The congregation is invited to attend this tragedy.
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Weight Watchers will meet at 7 PM at the First Presbyterian Church. Please use large double door at the side entrance.
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And this one just about sums them all up:

The Associate Minister unveiled the church's new campaign slogan last Sunday: 'I Upped My Pledge - Up yours!

     Thanks, George!



  From Jane Monfalcone Simmons ('61) of FL - 02/12/15:
 
       OH, YES! Thank you, Jane! I shall certainly second that! My sleep has become quite disrupted, so y'all just stop that!
 
 


“Give me a couple of years, and I'll make that actress an overnight success.”

- Samuel Goldwyn, film producer
(17 Aug  1882 - 31 Jan
1974)


        From My Husband, Paul Harty (Bardolph HS, IL - '61) of NC - 01/23/15 - "20 Weird Facts I'll Bet You Didn't Know (#13 in a series of 20)":

 

Believe it or not, I actually knew some of these facts!

   YOWZERS! Thank you, Haul Party!

 
 


       From George Helliesen ('61) of MI (soon to be VA) - 01/30/15 - "Priceless Pets (#13 in a series of 22)":

 

“Hey, look at me, hey!”

     AWW! Thanks, George!  

 
 


BONUS VALENTINE CROCHET PATTERN:

http://www.redheart.com/free-patterns/warm-my-heart-throw - Ann Regis' Warm My Heart Throw


BONUS CUPID'S RECIPES:

http://www.tasteofhome.com/Recipes/Cupid-s-Chicken--n--Stuffing - Cupid's Chicken 'n' Stuffing - "This main dish looks attractive and is easy to fix. The chicken stays moist, and the savory stuffing that bakes right with it is the perfect accompaniment."

http://allrecipes.com/recipe/cupids-cookies/ - Cupid's Cookies - "This recipe was given to me by a friend to make for our annual Valentine's Day Heart Party a few years ago. The peppermint and chocolate are a flavorful combination."

http://www.kraftrecipes.com/recipes/cupids-cups-104723.aspx - Cupid's Cups - "When fruity JELL-O Gelatin meets COOL WHIP in these deliciously uncomplicated treats, it's love at first bite."


FINALLY:

From http://www.ajokeaday.com - 02/11/15:

An employee came into her manager’s office to ask to take a day off from work. The manager replied:

"So you want a day off. Let's take a look at what you are asking for. There are 365 days per year available for work. There are 52 weeks per year in which you already have 2 days off per week, leaving 261 days available for work. Since you spend 16 hours each day away from work, you have used up 170 days, leaving only 91 days available. You spend 30 minutes each day on coffee break, which counts for 23 days each year, leaving only 68 days available. With a 1-hour lunch each day, you used up another 46 days, leaving only 22 days available for work. You normally spend 2 days per year on sick leave. This leaves you only 20 days per year available for work. We are off 5 holidays per year, so your available working time is down to 15 days. We generously give 14 days vacation per year which leaves only 1 day available for work and I'll be darned if you are going to take that day off!"


DATES TO REMEMBER:

1. Wednesday, March 11, 2015 - 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 reservations.


PRAYER ROLL:

http://www.nnhs65.com/requests-prayers.html - updated 02/13/15

BLOG:

http://nnhs.wordpress.com/ - updated 03/13/11



  


   Y'all take good care of each other!  TYPHOONS FOREVER! 
We'll Always Have Buckroe!

                          Love to all, Carol
 

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Carol Buckley Harty
7020 Lure Court
Fayetteville, NC 28311-9309
910-584-8802
 


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Cupid

Written and recorded by Sam Cooke, 1961
(22 Jan 1931 – 11 Dec 1964)


Cupid draw back your bow
And let your arrow go
Straight to my lover's heart for me

Cupid please hear my cry
And let your arrow fly
Straight to my lover's heart for me

Now I don't mean to bother you but I'm in a mess
There's danger of me losing all of my happiness
For I love a girl who doesn't know I exist
And this you can fix

So...

Cupid draw back your bow
And let your arrow go
Straight to my lover's heart for me

Cupid please hear my cry
And let your arrow fly
Straight to my lover's heart for me

Cupid with your arrow make a love storm for me
I promise I will lover her until eternity
I know between the two of us her heart we can steal
Help me if you will

Cupid draw back your bow
And let your arrow go
Straight to my lover's heart for me

Cupid please hear my cry
And let your arrow fly
Straight to my lover's heart for me

Cupid, don't you hear me
Calling you
I need you
Cupid
Help me


"Cupid" midi and lyrics courtesy of http://www.jacquedee63.com/cupid.html - 02/13/10

Cupid Title clip art courtesy of http://d21c.com/AnnesPlace/Valentine.html - 03/29/05

Valentines clip art courtesy of John London (Warwick HS - '57) of VA - 10/09/09
Thanks, John!

Hearts Divider Line 5 clip art courtesy of  http://www.christmas-graphics-plus.com/free/miscellaneous-valentines-graphics.html - 02/16/06

Animated Tiny Birthday Cake clip art courtesy of Sarah Puckett Kressaty ('65) of VA - 08/31/05
Thanks, Sarah Sugah!

Animated Pulsing Heart courtesy of http://www.gagirl.com/graphics/graphics.html - 02/12/05 (re-saved 02/13/09)

Marine Corps Seal clip art courtesy of the late Herbert Hice of MI - one of my Famous Marines who served in the South Pacific during WWII.
Thanks again, Herbie!!

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

Animated Big Hugs Smiley clip art courtesy of Sarah Puckett Kressaty ('65) of VA - 06/19/09
Thanks, Sarah Sugah!

Animated Kissing Smiley clip art courtesy of Al Farber ('64) of GA - 11/07/07
Thanks, Al!

Army Seal clip art courtesy of Al Farber ('64) of GA - 05/24/06 (still missing...)
Thanks, Al!
Replaced by Norm Covert ('61) of MD - 02/09/09
Thanks, Norm!

Animated Laughing Frog courtesy of Joyce Lawrence Cahoon of VA - 05/31/08
Thanks, Joyce!

Animated Dancing Teddy courtesy of Sandi Bateman Chestnut ('65) of VA - 03/08/11
Thanks, Sandi!

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