03/03/13 - NNHS Newsletter - Just a Dream
“It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.”
Dear Friends and Schoolmates,
BONUS #1 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2mw7nRRSJ7A - Just a Dream - Jimmy Clanton, 1958
BONUS #2 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z3ak_GMUJqI - Just a Dream - Jimmy Clanton, later
|Jimmy Clanton (born September 2, 1940,
Baton Rouge, Louisiana,
United States) is an
who became known as the "swamp
His band recorded a hit song "Just A Dream" which Clanton had written in
1958 for the
Ace Records label. It reached number four on the
chart and sold a million copies.
Clanton performed on
American Bandstand and toured with popular artists like
Jerry Lee Lewis and
From Anne Marlow Fitzgerald ('65) of CA - 03/03/13, 12:39 AM - "Obituary":
... I wanted to let everyone know that my mother died on Friday, March 1st. Her name was Irene P. Marlow and she was 86. She was on hospice for four months but lived with, and was cared for by my brother, David Marlow (NNHS class of '69), and his wife). If you would post this in the newsletter I would be grateful...
Have a blessed
Oh, Anne, I'm so very sorry! Losing your mother - at any age - is just not an easy matter. My sincerest condolences are extended to you and your family.
THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:
Happy Birthday today to Jerry Seay ('63) of VA AND Robert Shapiro ('63) of VA!
Happy Birthday tomorrow to The late Mr. William Etheridge (NNHS Principal) (deceased - 04/19/05) AND Roland McCoy (June '45) of VA!
Happy Birthday this week to:
08 - The late Mildred Mae Linkous Spriggs (June '38) - also Mother of Dave Spriggs ('64) of VA AND Doris Burns ('38) - also Mother of Steve Burns ('65) of MN;
09 - Patrick Burke ('57) ANDBobby Hilling ('62) of VA AND Katie Haan Spaulding ('64) of CA;
Many Happy Returns to You All!
THIS DAY IN WWII:
March 03, 1945 - American and Filipino troops recaptured Manila in the Philippines.
March 03, 1945 -The RAF accidentally bombed the Bezuidenhout neighbourhood in The Hague, Netherlands, killing 511 people.
TODAY IN 1963:
|Sunday, March 03, 1963 - It would seem that it
was a very quiet day.....
film. Don't fail to watch this. It's a color film produced
by a young John Ford who was serving his military duty.
This is awesome! Thank you so much, Billy!
It's a well-known fact that I just cannot seem to ever get
my fill of WWII documentaries. (Just ask my seven children!
) In fact, I watched a couple DVDs full yesterday from my
bed! This one is fabulous!
From Me ('65) of NC - 03/02/13 - "Oh, Dear...":
|These are hysterical, Bill - thanks!|
BONUS DREAMY CROCHET PATTERNS:
- Nancy Nehring's Dreamy Ripple Afghan - "You
will have plenty of sweet dreams when you are lounging with this
Dreamy Ripple Crochet Afghan. It is a great ripple afghan
pattern that all your friends will be jealous of!"
http://www.crochettoday.com/crochet-patterns/sari-shawl - Cristina Mershon's Dreamy Sari Shawl - "Inspired by India’s decorative fabrics, this saffron shawl can be dressed up or down for any summer occasion."
Marly Bird's Dreamy Xanadu Pullover - "You may have
retired your roller skates, but this retro pullover, crocheted
in dreamy yarn, will make you want to get your hook moving!"
BONUS DREAMY RECIPES:
Flying Biscuit's Creamy Dreamy White
http://smittenkitchen.com/blog/2006/11/dream-a-little-dream-of-scone/ - Dreamy Cream Scones - "...These scones are the height of scone perfection, a pastry dream-come-true, should you be as odd as I am and occasionally dream a little dream of scone. They are moist and structured, but still soft and light, ever-so-slightly crisped exterior. They have just the right level of sweet, and I didn’t need to sugar or glaze or really anything them to make them work...."
Paula Deen's Dreamy Creamy Hot Chocolate
A monastery decided to start a fish and chips store. When the store opened, a client came in, and asked one of the clerics, "Are you the fish fryer?"
"Oh, no," the cleric
answered, "I'm the chip monk!"
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 03/02/13
http://nnhs.wordpress.com/ - updated 03/13/11
Just a Dream
Written and recorded by Jimmy Clanton, 1958
"Just a Dream" midi courtesy of
at the suggestion of Dave Spriggs ('64) of VA - 02/24/05
"Just a Dream" lyrics courtesy of lyrics courtesy of http://www.just-oldies.com/1958/just_a_dream.htm
also at the suggestion of Dave Spriggs ('64) of VA - 02/24/05
Thanks again, Dave!
Pink Rose clip art clip art courtesy of http://members.tripod.com/~emelinda/index-12.html - 07/18/04
White Roses Divider Line clip art courtesy of http://www.wtv-zone.com/nevr2l82/bars25.html - 02/24/05
Birthday Cake clip art courtesy of
Sarah Puckett Kressaty ('65) of
VA - 08/31/05
Thanks, Sarah Sugah!
Navy Seal clip art courtesy of http://www.onemileup.com/miniSeals.asp - 05/29/06
Laughing Jester Smiley clip art courtesy of Bill Hobbs
('66) of Northern VA - 10/06/09
Animated Wildly Laughing Dog courtesy of Eva Ellis Madagan ('61) of FL -