03/08/14 - NNHS Newsletter - In the Mood
“Any art communicates what you're in the mood to receive.”
Dear Friends and Schoolmates,
I'm in the mood for some Big Band Sounds.
BONUS - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bR3K5uB-wMA - In the Mood - Tex Beneke and the Glenn Miller Orchestra, 1946
"In the Mood" is a song popularized by the American bandleader Glenn Miller in 1939, and one of the best-known arrangements of the big band era. Miller's rendition topped the charts one year later and was featured in the 1941 movie Sun Valley Serenade... The song was composed by Joe Garland and Andy Razaf, and arranged by Glenn Miller. The main theme previously appeared under the title of "Tar Paper Stomp", credited to jazz trumpeter/bandleader Wingy Manone, who recorded it several times in 1929 and 1930. A story says that after "In the Mood" became a hit, Manone was paid by Miller and his record company not to contest the copyright.
|Daylight Saving Time begins at 2:00 AM on Sunday, March 9, 2014.|
THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:
Happy Birthday today to The late Mildred Mae Linkous Spriggs (June '38) (deceased 07/04/07) - also Mother of Dave Spriggs ('64) of VA AND Doris Burns ('38) - also Mother of Steve Burns ('65) of MN!!
Happy Birthday tomorrow to Patrick Burke ('57) AND Bobby Hilling ('62) of VA AND Katie Haan Spaulding ('64) of CA!
Happy Birthday this week to:
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 AND Betty Ames Burton ('71) of VA;;
13 - Betty Spain Uecker ('63) of VA AND My Daughter-in-Law, Kim Woods Harty (Hillsboro HS, IL / Richard Milburn Academy, FL - '03) of IL;
15 - Joan Williams Eberwine ('57) AND Linda Robinson Gillespie ('71) of VA!
Many Happy Returns to You All!
THIS DAY IN WWII:
|March 08, 1941 - Martial law was proclaimed in Holland in
order to extinguish any anti-Nazi protests.
March 08, 1942 - Japanese forces captured Rangoon, Burma.
March 08, 1942 - The
Dutch surrendered to Japanese forces on
THIS DAY IN 1964:
|Saturday, March 08, 1964 - Journalist
Kate Betts was born in
New York City,
Saturday, March 08, 1964 - Screenwriter and director Thomas Bezucha was born in the United States.
|NEW ON SITE:|
As we've already established, identifying cars is not really my thing,
so I don't know the make and model of this car - but I know I like it!
I "chanced" across it in the June 1947 Anchor, and thought it definitely belonged on Our Old Cars - so now it is!
The below mentioned quiz is available there as well. (Keep looking; you'll find them both, even though they're not together.)
|June 1947 Anchor, p. 55|
|"Spokesmen for the 3 low class are Ethyl Williamson as president, Juanita Robertson as secretary, and Jessie Amory as student council representative."|
From My Husband, Paul Harty (Bardolph HS, IL - '61) of NC - 03/07/14 - "RE: 50s car checkweb from Jimmy Smith ('62 / '63) of VA":
|Car Show Game - 1950s - American Torque.com - http://www.americantorque.com/game/car-show-50s/|
I scored a 92%.
SPLENDID! Thanks, Dools!
From Harry Covert ('57) of MD - 03/07/14 - "Perils in the Modern Mission Fields ":
Perils in the Modern Mission Fields
Syrian Christians Forced to Sign Treaty of Submission to Islamists
By Harry M. Covert
From My Husband, Paul Harty (Bardolph HS, IL - '61) of NC - 03/06/14 - "The Untold Story Of The World's Most Famous Photo - 7 Minutes":
|This is very interesting.
I'm sure you've seen the world's most famous photograph, "Earthrise" seen on the cover of TIME and on stamps. But did you know it almost didn't happen? This occurred 45 years ago, Christmas Eve, 1968. You have to see the untold story of this iconic shot!
WOWZERS! Thanks, Haul Party!
From My Friend, Mariel, of NC - 03/07/14 - "Pennywise Is in Your Closet":
Oh, thanks, Mariel! That oughta help!
From Joan Lauterbach Krause ('60) of VA - 02/14/14 - "Snow in Russia (#20 in a Series of 37)":
Hope these come through. In light of recent weather....
Snow in Russia
Now THIS is winter!
YIKESARONI! Thanks again, Joan!
From Joan Lauterbach Krause ('60) of VA - 02/19/14 - "LAUGHS FOR THE DAY (#13 in a Series of 16)":
...These should be some fun.
GIGGLES! Thanks, Joan!
From Ruth Ann Reece Horace ('67) of FL - 02/24/14 - "Who says men can't decorate? (#10 in a Series of 10)":
Who says men can't decorate?
They can decorate very well!
SO COOL! Thanks, Ruthie - I've really liked these!
From My Husband, Paul Harty (Bardolph HS, IL - '61) of NC - 03/01/14 - "Modern Gadgets (#7 in a series of 15)":
|WILD GIGGLES! Thanks, Dools!|
BONUS - A HAT FOR EVERY MOOD CROCHET PATTERNS:
- Micah's Apple Hat - "Nothing puts
me in the mood to crochet more than cooler temperatures. Fall is
my favorite season and I’m so excited it is finally here! One of
the best parts of fall is that it is apple season."
http://www.redheart.com/files/patterns/pdf/LW2655.pdf - Ellen Gormley's Santa Beard and Hat - "Use your crochet skills for a bit of holiday fun. Wearing this Santa hat and beard will make anyone feel like a jolly ol’ elf!"
http://thecrazycuteshop.blogspot.com/2011/07/still-bad-bloggerbut-free-pattern.html - Meg's Froggy Ear Flap Hat
http://www.daisycottagedesigns.net/2011/07/free-owl-hat-crochet-pattern.html - Lauren's Owl Hat for Newborns
http://crochetincolor.blogspot.com/2012/01/just-another-sock-monkey-hat-ipattern.html - Liz' Sock Monkey Hat for Children
http://www.crochetguru.com/free-crochet-hat-pattern.html - Bobbie's Bunny Hat for Children
http://www.redtedart.com/2012/04/06/how-to-crochet-a-little-bug-ladybug-hat/ - Kat's Lady Bug Hat for Children
BONUS MOOD RECIPES:
|http://www.food.com/recipes/taste-mood - Mood Recipes - "Categories for certain common flavors or moods... (select a subcategory)"|
A man took his hamster to the vet, and after a short look at the creature the vet pronounced it dead.
Not happy with the vet's diagnosis the man asked for a second opinion. The vet gave a whistle and in strolled a Labrador dog. The dog nudged the hamster around with its nose and sniffed it a couple of times before shaking his head.
"There" said the vet, "Your hamster is dead".
Still not happy the man asked for a third opinion. The vet opened the back door and in bounded a cat. The cat jumped onto the table and looked the hamster up and down for a few minutes before looking up and shaking it's head.
"It's definitely dead, sir", says the vet. Convinced, the man enquireed how much he owed.
"That will be £1000, please".
"A £1000 just to tell me my hamster is dead?!?" fumed the man.
"Well", said the vet, "There's my diagnosis, the lab report and the cat scan".
DATES TO REMEMBER:
1. 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.
2. 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.
3. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org, or Mickey Marcella at 757 249 3800 or email@example.com, or Betty H. Neher at 757 898 5099 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
http://www.nnhs65.com/requests-prayers.html - updated 02/20/14
http://nnhs.wordpress.com/ - updated 03/13/11
NNHS CLASS OF '65 WEB SITE:
PERSONAL WEB SITE: http://www.angelfire.com/weird2/cluckmeat
Composedby Joe Garland (15 Aug 1903 in Norfolk, Virginia; died 21 Apr 1977)
andWashington, D.C; died 03 Feb 1973)
He was the son of Henri Razafinkarefo, nephew of Queen Ranavalona III of Madagascar,
and Jennie (Waller) Razafinkarefo, the daughter of John L. Waller, the first African American consul to Madagascar.
Arranged and recorded by Glenn Miller (01 Mar 1904 – missing 15 Dec 1944), 1939
"In the Mood" midi courtesy of http://www.descent.dk/nike1/td/part4.htm - 03/08/10
Image of Moody Expressions courtesy of http://www.cardmaster.com/index.asp?id=59 - 03/08/10
Animated Gold Musical Bar Divider Line clip art courtesy of http://www.wtv-zone.com/nevr2l82/bars15.html - 02/03/05
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.
Hillsboro High School's Topper (Band
Version) clip art courtesy of
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 Laughing Jerry courtesy
of Cookie Phillips Tyndall ('64) of VA - 06/14/06
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