02/23/13 - NNHS Newsletter
disappear - poof, just like that. Where do those dreams go?
- Marjorie Klein, Test Pattern, 2000, p. 204
Dear Friends and Schoolmates,
BONUS #1 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FSDrrKbQWYQ - I Dreamed a Dream - Ruthie Henshall - (10th Anniversary), 1995
BONUS #2 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g0I7M_I1Fp0 - I Dreamed a Dream - Susan Boyle - Official Britain's Got Talent 2009
BONUS #3 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xa-dWWfBKCc - I Dreamed a Dream - Anne Hathaway, 2012
Of course it makes me cry and sob and weep and wail, but isn't that the true test of whether or not a song has touched your heart??
Oh no, wait a minute. I forgot. I never cry; everybody knows that.....
|"I Dreamed a Dream" is a
solo sung by
during the first act and the play's most famous number. Most of the
music is soft and melancholy, but towards the end becomes louder and
taut with frustration and anguish; as she cries aloud about the wretched
state of her life and her unfair mistreatment.
Some notable musical connections with this song include:
|"I Dreamed a Dream" is a song from the
It is a solo that is sung by the character
during the first act. The music is by
Claude-Michel Schönberg, with orchestrations by
John Cameron. The English lyrics are by
Herbert Kretzmer, based on the original
Alain Boublil from the original French production.
The song is a lament, sung by the anguished, dying Fantine, who has just been fired from her job at the factory and thrown onto the streets. She thinks back to happier days and wonders at all that has gone wrong in her life.
In the original Musical, the song occurs after Fantine has been fired, and before Lovely Ladies. In the film adaptation, these two musical numbers were swapped around, to place dramatic emphasis on Fantine's depressing descent into prostitution.
THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:
Happy Birthday today to Richard Prince ('57)!
Happy Birthday tomorrow to Carrie Forrest Fox ('52) of VA AND Debi Fink Golden ('65) of MA!
Happy Birthday this week to:
25 - Peggy Wellington Craft ('57) ANDThe 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;
Many Happy Returns to You All!
THIS DAY IN WWII:
February 23, 1942 -
fired artillery shells at the
California coastline near
February 23, 1945 - During the Battle of Iwo Jima, a group of United States Marines and a commonly forgotten U.S. Navy Corpsman, reached the top of Mount Suribachi on the island and were photographed raising the American flag.
February 23, 1945 - The
11th Airborne Division, with
Filipino guerrillas, freed the captives of the
Los Baños internment camp.
TODAY IN 1963:
|Saturday, February 23, 1963 - Baseball player Bobby Bonilla was born Roberto Martin Antonio Bonilla in The Bronx, New York.|
Please post these photos of Allan Hall from early to late years of his life. Thanks for all you do.
Phil & Sylvia
Thank you so much for the three images, Phil and Sylvia!
converted them and posted them on these two pages:
is too important a reminder to not pass on. Please read
entirely as I think we sometimes forget what our "liver"
does for us.
Some interesting facts about our Liver!
When someone shares something of value with you and you benefit from it, you have a moral obligation to share it with others.
WOWZERS! Thanks, Wayne!
BONUS DREAMY CROCHET PATTERNS:
Trish Kristoffersen's Dreamy Throw
- "This classically designed throw is crocheted in panels
so it’s easy to take with you and keep your fingers busy
wherever you may go. The interesting shell stitch patterning
forms lacy elegant diamonds."
http://www.redheart.com/files/patterns/pdf/WR1829.pdf - Katherine Eng's Dreamy Quilt Throw
http://hancock.lionbrand.com/patterns/90425AD.html - Dreamy Lace Baby Throw - "Add a classic touch to your nursery or child's room with this lace throw."
BONUS CREAMY DREAMY DESSERT RECIPES:
|http://www.tablespoon.com/recipe-collections/creamy-dessert-recipes/ - "Sometimes you just have to dial up the decadence. This sweets menu takes indulgence to new heights: the creamiest, richest, most velvety desserts of all time."|
A student burst into
his professor’s office and says; "Professor Stigler, I don't believe I
deserve this F you've given me."
DATES TO REMEMBER:
Thursday, March 7, 2013 - The NNHS Class of 1955 holds Lunch
Bunch gatherings on the first Thursday of every month at
Steve & John's Steak House on Jefferson Avenue just above
Denbigh Boulevard in Newport News at 11:00 AM. The luncheon
is not limited to just the Class of '55; if you have friends
in that year, go visit with them.
2. Wednesday, April 10, 2013 - 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.
3. Friday and Saturday, October 4 and 5, 2013 - The NNHS Class of 1963 will hold their 50-Year Reunion at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Hampton on the Water. SEE: The website which has been set up for their class at www.nnhs1963.com; CONTACT: Frank Gibson, firstname.lastname@example.org, Joyce Williams Nettles, email@example.com, or Susie Overton Jones, firstname.lastname@example.org
http://www.nnhs65.com/requests-prayers.html - updated 02/04/13
http://nnhs.wordpress.com/ - updated 03/13/11
I Dreamed a Dream
From Les Misérables: Music by Claude-Michel Schönberg (b. 06 July 1944); French libretto by Alain Boublil (b. 1941), 1980
There was a time when men were kind
"I Dreamed a Dream" midi courtesy of http://www.elite.net/~gurpal/movie1.htm - 02/22/08
"I Dreamed a
Dream" lyrics courtesy of
Dreaming Image courtesy of http://www.painetworks.com/index024.html - 03/22/07
Peach Zigzag Divider Line clip art courtesy of http://www.wtv-zone.com/nevr2l82/bars26.html - 11/28/05
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 Army and Flag clip art courtesy of http://www.angelfire.com/ny4/KevsGifsGalore/Patriotic.html - 06/18/03