03/08/19 - NNHS Newsletter - In the Mood
“Any art communicates what you're in the mood to receive.”
"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.
THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:
Happy Birthday today to The late Mildred Mae Linkous Spriggs (June '38) (d. 07/04/07) - also Mother of Dave Spriggs ('64) of VA AND the late Doris Harris Burns ('38) (d. 08/14/18) - also Mother of Steve Burns ('65) of MN!
Happy Birthday this week to:
13 - Betty Spain Uecker ('63) of VA AND My Former Daughter-in-Law, Kim Woods Harty ( Hillsboro HS , IL / Richard Milburn Academy, FL - '03) of FL;
15 - Joan Williams Eberwine ('57) AND Linda Robinson Gillespie ('71) of VA!
Many Happy Returns to You All!
THIS DAY IN WWII:
THIS DAY IN 1969:
From My Friend, Daniel, of UT - 03/07/15:
|Thank you, Joan!|
|Daylight Saving Time begins at 2:00 AM on Sunday, March 10, 2019 and ends at 2:00 AM on Sunday, November 3, 2019.|
From Mark Hutcherson ('66) of VA - 10/14/09 - "Daylight Savings Time explained":
This is the best explanation I've heard yet!
AHA!!! This IS perfect! Thanks again, Mark, I could scarcely agree more!
From My Cousin, Jean Atkinson Mallory (Warsaw HS / Rappahannock HS / John Marshall HS - '65) of VA - 11/02/17 - "Time Change Song":
|I LOVE THIS! Thank you so much, Jean!|
From Adrian Whitcomb ('67) of VA - 03/07/19 - "City Farm Art Contest - Your Park, You Create!!!":
Art Contest for the Youth of Newport News:
Create a design of what you think the City Farm portion of Riverview Farm Park should look like.
Prizes for winners in each of the following categories:
Grades K-2; Grades 3-5; Grades 6-8 and Grades 9-12 (including public school, private school, and home-schooled):
More information on contest at http://www.cityfarmartcontest.com/.
If you have any questions about the contest, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Please pass this information on to a young person who might be interested in this contest.
President, Citizens for Riverview Farm Park
|Thank you, Adrian!|
From Carlene Matthews Vannoy ('60 / '64) of VA - 03/05/19:
forecasts, especially about the future.”
From My Niece, Shari, of VA - 02/25/19 - "Beautiful Rainbows Of Ireland & Other Irish Themed Things" (#5 in a Series of 19):
"Seeing a rainbow at any time,
either in your waking life or in your dream world is always a wonderful
thing. And it means the same thing in both places. A rainbow is a
universal symbol of hope, luck, fortune, and wishes coming true."
OOH! Thank you, Shari!
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."
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!"
Lauren's Owl Hat for Newborns
Bobbie's Bunny Hat for Children
BONUS MOOD KNIT PATTERNS:
- "...Mood Scarves are a conceptual knitting project that
take patience and reflection. Yarn colors are chosen based on
what feelings you’ve decided to track, with each color
corresponding to a specific feeling...."
Once in a Blue Knitting Mood, the Perfect Pattern. . . - "Once in a blue knitting mood, the perfect knitting pattern came along! I'm a huge fan of all the shades of blue (a quick perusal of my site will attest to that!). This year-round color can be dressed up or down and presents itself beautifully in cable and lace. Here are some suggestions to get you in that blue mood!"
BONUS MOOD BOOSTING RECIPES:
|Mood Boosting Recipes - "Feeling blue? Some foods can actually boost your mood by helping reduce stress, ease anxiety and fight depression. Try adding some more fruits and vegetables, complex carbohydrates, fish, coconut, tea and saffron to your diet. Here are some of EatingWell’s healthiest recipes featuring these mood-boosting foods."|
From http://www.ajokeaday.com - 03/07/19:
|A man went into a bookstore and complained.
“I bought this book from you yesterday, 'Cowards in History', and all the pages fell out!"
The sales assistant said, “That’s because it has no spine.”
DATES TO REMEMBER:
1. Every Tuesday,
7:30 AM - Male grads meet at Angelo's Restaurant on J. Clyde
Morris Boulevard for breakfast and camaraderie.
2. Wednesday, March 14, 2018 -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. Wednesday, May 08, 2019 -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.
4. Friday, August 2, 2019 - Sunday, August 4, 2019 - The NNHS Class of 1969 will hold their 50-Year Reunion at the Marriott at City Center in Newport News. CONTACT: Jean Baker Howell at email@example.com.
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Y'all take good care of each other! TYPHOONS FOREVER! We'll Always Have Buckroe!
Love to all, Carol
Carol Buckley Harty
7020 Lure Court
Fayetteville, NC 28311-9309
THREE WAYS TO DONATE:
2.Go to www.PayPal.com, log in, select "Send Money (Services) to firstname.lastname@example.org; or
3. Just mail it directly to my home. Thanks!
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
Navy Seal clip art courtesy of http://www.onemileup.com/miniSeals.asp - 05/29/06
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
John Marshall High School's Justice Scale clip art courtesy of
Cheryl White Wilson (JMHS - '64) of VA - 10/13/05 (replaced 02/23/09)
Laughing Jerry courtesy of Cookie Phillips Tyndall ('64) of VA - 06/14/06
Jeffrey Holman's Image "A Drop in the Bucket" courtesy of https://tearsfromalonelygod.wordpress.com/2009/10/08/a-drop-in-the-bucket - 05/23/16
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