- NNHS Newsletter - Precious Memories
“Savor and taste each moment in life - for it soon shall be a memory.”
- Shana Wiersum
Dear Friends and Schoolmates,
I thought the theme of today's Newsletter might bring back a few - oh, I dunno - precious memories.
BONUS #1 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bm_PQUWmZ1s - Precious Memories - Tennessee Ernie Ford
BONUS #2 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YnQIImqAvLM - Precious Memories - Dolly Parton
BONUS #3 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dhGOFC3kPDc - Precious Memories - Alan Jackson
|Precious Memories is a traditional gospel hymn credited to J.B.F. Wright in 1925. J. B. F. Wright was born in Tennessee, February 21, 1877. It has been performed by a wide variety of famous recording artists including Johnny Cash, Emmylou Harris, Daniel O'Donnell, The Edwin Hawkins Singers, and Bob Dylan. It was also the last song on the soundtrack of the 1979 film Hardcore, then performed by Susan Raye at the film's opening and closing credits.|
THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:
Happy Birthday tomorrow to Ronald Bass ('57) AND Janice Clark Palmer ('63) AND Curt Lauterbach ('65) of VA AND Billy Reece ('68) of ID!
Happy Birthday this week to:
23 - Richard Prince ('57) AND Tommy Payne ('63) of VA;
Forrest Fox ('52) of VA
Debi Fink Golden ('65) of MA;
25 - Peggy Wellington Craft ('57) AND the President of the Class of 1965, Joe Wingo of NC;
27 - Evelyn Vretos ('55) of VA AND Phil Hammond ('64) of FL AND My Grandson, Azrae Woods of IL;
28 - Wayne Agee ('58) of FL!
Many Happy Returns to You All!
From Me ('65) of NC - 02/21/16:
My Husband, Paul Harty (Bardolph HS, IL - '61) of NC, was transported from the doctor's office to the hospital by ambulance at 6:30 PM on Thursday to receive emergency IV antibiotics to treat critical stasis dermatitis and celluitis of lower extremities to save his knees from the infection. His condition is complicated by Stage 3 Chronic Renal Failure, mild congestive heart failure, enlarged heart, and a few other delights. He is responding well (if not as quickly as we'd like) to medications. The swelling is going down, and he is experiencing far less pain. Your continued prayers for his recovery will be greatly appreciated.
100 YEARS AGO TODAY:
THIS DAY IN WWII:
|February 21, 1945 - Japanese kamikaze planes sank the escort carrier USS Bismarck Sea and damaged the USS Saratoga.|
THIS DAY IN 1966:
|Monday, February 21, 1966 - What? Nuffin'?? Just nuffin'?!?|
From My Friend, Dennis, of AZ - 02/20/15:
|“There is nothing
noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being
superior to your former self.”
Thank you, Dennis!
From George Helliesen ('61) of VA - 02/16/16 - "SUCCESS & MONEY..........":
From My Friend, Crystal, of TX - 02/16/16:
BONUS PRECIOUS CROCHET PATTERN:
BONUS PRECIOUS MEMORIES RECIPES:
From http://www.ajokeaday.com - 02/20/16:
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 02/21/16
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!
- Music and Lyrics by J. B. F.
Wright (21 Feb 1877 -
Precious memories, unseen angels
Sent from somewhere to my soul
How they linger, ever near me
And the sacred scenes unfold.
Precious memories, how they linger
How they ever flood my soul
In the stillness of the midnight
Precious, sacred scenes unfold.
Precious father, loving mother
Fly across the lonely years
And old home scenes of my childhood
In fond memory appear.
In the stillness of the midnight
Echoes from the past I hear
Old-time singing, gladness bringing
From that lovely land somewhere.
I remember mother praying
Father, too, on bended knee
Sun is sinking, shadows falling
But their prayers still follow me.
As I travel on life's pathway
Know not what the years may hold
As I ponder, hope grows fonder
Precious memories flood my soul.
Memories" midi (sequenced by Frank W. “Grandpa” Schober) courtesy of
at the request of Jean Poole Burton ('64) of RI - 01/19/06
Memories" lyrics courtesy of
http://members.tripod.com/~Synergy_2/lyrics/prec_mem.html - 01/24/06
also at the request of Jean Poole Burton ('64) of RI - 01/19/06
Thanks again, Jean!
"Bunny Love" clip art courtesy of http://d21c.com/AnnesPlace/Valentine.html - 08/18/05
Heart Vine Divider Line clip art courtesy of http://www.wtv-zone.com/nevr2l82/bars11.html - 01/30/06
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
Laughing Frog courtesy of
('65) of VA - 07/16/08
Navy Seal clip art courtesy of http://www.onemileup.com/miniSeals.asp - 05/29/06
Animated Laughing Jerry courtesy of Cookie Phillips Tyndall
('64) of VA - 06/14/06
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