03/03/14 - 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
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:
Mildred Mae Linkous Spriggs (June '38)
also Mother of
Dave Spriggs ('64) of
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, 1942 -
raided the town of
Broome, Western Australia, killing more than 100 people.
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 1964:
|Monday, March 03, 1964 - Cyclist
Raúl Alcalá was born Raúl Alcalá Gallegos in
From Terry Seay ('67) of TN - 02/25/14 - "Next House Concert - Sat Mar 8 - Jason Matthews & Rebecca Lynn Howard":
From My Friend, Angela, of NC - 03/02/14 - "8 Surprising Historical Facts That Will Change Your Concept Of Time Forever":
8 Surprising Historical Facts That Will Change Your Concept Of Time
WOWZERS! Thanks so much, Angela!
From Me ('65) of NC - 03/02/14 - "Fred Rogers receives a Lifetime Achievement Award during the 1997 Daytime Emmys.":
|Mr. Rogers takes off the cardigan, puts on a tux, and makes people cry.|
Hope these come through. In light of recent weather....
Snow in Russia
Now THIS is winter!
YIKESARONI! Thanks again, Joan!
...These should be some fun.
GIGGLES! Thanks, Joan!
Who says men can't decorate?
They can decorate very well!
SO COOL! Thanks, Ruthie!
|WILD GIGGLES! Thanks, Dools!|
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 man took his place in the
theater, but his seat was too far from the stage.
DATES TO REMEMBER:
March 6, 2014 - 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, March 12, 2014 - 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. Thursday, April 3, 2014 - 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.
4. Friday and Saturday, July 25 and 26, 2014 - The NNHS Class of 1954 will hold a 60-YEAR REUNION in Newport News. Further info from Dr. Harry Simpson at 804 694 0346 or email@example.com, or Mickey Marcella at 757 249 3800 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or Betty H. Neher at 757 898 5099 or email@example.com.
http://www.nnhs65.com/requests-prayers.html - updated 02/20/14
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
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.