03/04/11 - NNHS Newsletter -
“March on. Do not tarry. To go forward is to move toward perfection.
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Friends and Schoolmates,
Today is the only day of the year which when spoken in English forms a sentence. And that, of course, is cause enough for celebration today - just as it has been for the last two years:
1. Delano Wray ('62) of MD - 03/04/11 - "Place Me On Your Mailing List":
Welcome aboard, Del! I've added your name to several pages, and it was already to be found on several others:
http://nnhs65.com/FOOT-B-61.html - still needs work...
http://nnhs65.com/FOOT-B-62.html - newly updated
http://nnhs65.com/01-16-06-NNHS-MLK-Day.html AND http://nnhs65.com/01-16-06-NNHS-MLK-Day-SILENT.html - graphics need to be replaced...
THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:
Today would have been the 88th Birthday of our Former Principal, Mr. William Etheridge (deceased - 04/19/05)!
Happy Birthday tomorrow to Hazel Pegram Southall ('57) AND Helen Pegram Ignace ('57) AND Jeanie Scruggs Anderson ('65) of VA!
Happy Birthday this week to:
Shirley Eanes Matthews ('66) of VA;
08 - Mildred Mae Linkous Spriggs ('38) of VA - 1921 (deceased 07/04/07) - also Mother of Dave Spriggs ('64) of VA AND Doris Burns ('38) - also Mother of Steve Burns ('65) of MN;
09 - Patrick Burke ('57)
Bobby Hilling ('62) of VA
Katie Haan Spaulding ('64) of CA;
10 - Helen Avant Neal ('57) of VA AND (if Plaxo is to be believed) Bill Douthat ('66) of VA;
11 - Margaret Blayton Cowan ('57) AND Nancy Horton Wilkes ('62) of FL AND Shirley Caudill Williamson ('65) of VA!
Many Happy Returns to You All!
|YESTERDAY IN THE WAR BETWEEN THE STATES:|
From Jamey Douglas Bacon ('66) of VA - 03/03/11 - "1948":
VIRGINIA GALL HAS BEEN BRINGING ME MEALS ON WHEELS AND SHE INFORMS ME THAT SHE GRADUATED FROM NNHS IN 1948. ANY CHANCE OF HAVING HER PICTURE. I WOULD LOVE TO SEE IT. SHE IS A SWEETIE.
OOOH, sorry, Jamey! I personally have seven randomly spaced yearbooks before June 1945, and the Anchors running from 1954 to 1967, but nothing in between. Perhaps one of our other readers equipped with a scanner could help you with that. Sorry I couldn't have been of more assistance!
From Dave Spriggs ('64) of VA - 03/02/11 - "Web Hosting Costs":
Your newsletter entry was … well … inexplicit.
If you were asking for donations to sustain the site, you never quite came out and said that.
You cannot be that subtle and expect your readers to respond.
Also, the notification from the web host was not clear. It did not say what the discount would be for an extended plan. The figure of $14.95 was asterisked, but it was not explained what that meant. Is that the monthly cost at the undiscounted rate? The annual cost.
I would recommend that you put all the facts on the table and see who responds. Specify precisely what you need.
Yes, well, I've been operating at well below full capacity all week, Captain - hence the enormous backlog of Newsletters and individual items!
It's hard to say, but more than likely, I meant that as an annual statement of our situation. The server will renew on March 03 of each year, and there are a variety of options:Hosting Plan: Web Pro Plus (Due date: 2011-03-02)
* 3 Months - $25.47
We just went with the one-year plan, and the site has been renewed for another year, but I did amend that vague posting.
Actually, I've tried to say as little as possible lately - either out loud or online. Everything I DO say is coming out all wrong, so I'm pretty much trying to follow the wisdom of the Wonderful Tar Baby, and "lay low" - because chances seem excellent that I've landed in an alternate universe.....
From Ivan Anker ('67) of VA - 03/02/11 - "UNESCO decision about Rachel's Tomb and undermine Israel's Jewish future.":
|I am not sure if you want
to get involved with this proposal but I find it to be insane. Keep up
your great work for the Typhoon Nation.
Ivan Anker `67
KEVER RACHEL PETITION: Protest UNESCO Effort to Erase Jewish Connection To SiteJanuary 27 2011
The Executive Board of UNESCO has declared 2 of Judaism’s holiest sites (Tomb of the Patriarchs and Tome of Rachel) to be mosques and demand that Israel remove the sites from its National Heritage list.
In an effort to erase Jewish history and supersede Jewish religious sites with Islamic institutions, Muslims have intentionally built mosques upon numerous synagogues and Jewish holy sites.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s office decried the ludicrous nature of the UNESCO decision: “The attempt to detach the Nation of Israel from its heritage is absurd. If the nearly 4,000-year-old burial sites of the Patriarchs and Matriarchs of the Jewish Nation - Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, Sarah, Rebecca, Rachel and Leah -are not part of its culture and tradition, then what is a national cultural site?”
In cooperating with efforts to erase Jewish historical ties to Israel, UNESCO is aiding and abetting those who hope to and obfuscate Israel ‘s Jewish past and undermine Israel‘s Jewish future.
Sign the petition today!
WHAT?!? This is the most ludicrous, unconscionable nonsense I've read in some time! How can such things be?!?
Thank you for bringing this to our attention, Ivan!
From Dave Spriggs ('64) of VA - 03/03/11 - "Chutzpah":
My favorite example of Chutzpah:
“A child who brutally murders his parents and, then, throws himself on the mercy of the court, because he is an orphan.”
Thanks again, Brown Eyes!
From Joan Lauterbach Krause ('60) of VA - 03/03/11 - "Blonde moment in Michigan...":
From Jerry ('65) and Judy Phillips ('66) Allen of VA - 03/03/11 - "Live, laugh, love":
How to tell if your feet stink. Keep on scrolling down.
Because I want you to get checked out to make sure you're healthy and will be around longer ..
STARE INTO THE CAT'S EYES FOR 10 SECONDS ...
Then Scroll Down
NOW STARE IN THE PUPPY'S EYES FOR 10 SECONDS ....
Your CATSCAN and LAB TESTS are now complete.
- couldn't resist...
Do you feel like working today?
Neither do I!
I just want to dance and celebrate that I lived another day!!!
....have a GREAT Day!!! And Enjoy Your Daily Blessings!!!!
LIFE IS SHORT! FORGIVE QUICKLY!
LOVE TRULY - LAUGH UNCONTROLLABLY - AND, LET YOUR LIGHT SHINE BRIGHTLY FOR ALL THE WORLD TO SEE!!!!
AMEN to that! Thanks, Sweetie-Pies!
From http://www.ajokeaday.com - 03/02/11 and 03/03/11:
|Did you water the plants, Sofia, asked the mistress of the house?
“Of course, ma’am,” Sofia said. “Don’t you hear the water dripping on the carpet?”
A wife was making a breakfast of fried eggs for her husband.
DATES TO REMEMBER:
1. Thursday, April 7, 2011 - 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
2. Wednesday, April 13, 2011 - 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. Saturday, April 30, 2011 - The NNHS Class will have a Luncheon. Team Leaders are Mickey Marcella (email@example.com - 757-249-3800), Betty Hamby Neher (firstname.lastname@example.org - 757-898-5099), and Dr. Harry Simpson (email@example.com - 804-694-0346). - CLASS OF 1954
4. Saturday, July 9, 2011 (6:30 PM to 11:30 PM) - The Class of 1971 will hold its 40-Year Reunion at Newport News Marriott at City Center, 740 Town Center Drive, Newport News. For details, contact Richard Rawls at Richard@Rawls.com - CLASS OF 1971
5. Saturday, August 20, 2011 - The Class of 1966 will hold its 45-Year Reunion at the Warwick Yacht Club, Newport News. Further details will be available soon from Dee Hodges Bartram at firstname.lastname@example.org - CLASS OF 1966
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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
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"Radetzky March" midi courtesy of http://www.laurasmidiheaven.com/00-MIDI/2/000000000551/Radetzky%20March - 03/04/09
March 2011 Calendar courtesy of http://www.timeanddate.com/calendar/?year=2009&country=1 - 03/03/11
Divider Line clip art courtesy of http://www.wtv-zone.com/nevr2l82/bars1.html - 03/03/09 (but probably used previously as well.....)
Animated "NEW" clip art courtesy of http://gifsnow.com/ - 03/07/06
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.
Embarrassed Smiley clip art courtesy of http://www.pdclipart.org/displayimage.php?album=108&pos=96 - 03/01/09
Animated Silly Bear (designed by AF Artist - Ryan Hagen) courtesy of http://www.animationfactory.com - 10/04/05
Animated Wildly Laughing Dog courtesy of Eva Ellis Madagan ('61) of FL -
Laughing Kitty courtesy of Al Farber ('64) of GA - 10/08/07
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
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