03/12/16 - NNHS Newsletter
“Love is much like a wild rose, beautiful and calm,
Dear Friends and Schoolmates,
We're continuing with our pre-St. Patrick's Day themes.
BONUS #1 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_KPfB_PRYlY - Red Is the Rose - Makem and Clancy, 1981
BONUS #2 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q7DANaTQijo&feature=related - Anjana and the Celtic band Espíritu Celta form Bogotá, Colombia (the lighting is abysmal, but the clarity of her tone makes it all worthwhile)
BONUS #3 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RVFdBO8kak8 - Red Is the Rose - Liam Clancy (02 Sept 1935 - 04 Dec 2009)
THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:
Happy Birthday tomorrow to Betty Spain Uecker ('63) of VA AND My Daughter-in-Law,Kim Woods Harty (Hillsboro HS, IL / Richard Milburn Academy, FL - '03) of IL!
Happy Birthday this week to:
15 - Joan Williams Eberwine ('57) AND Linda Robinson Gillespie ('71) of VA;
16 - The late Bill Gross (deceased 22 Mar 2014) AND Linda May Bond Crayton ('66) of VA AND Jacque Ray Fisher ('66) of NC;Johnny Mitchell ('57) of VA AND Kay Knight Midkiff Evans ('59) of VA AND Linda Coates Jones ('63) of VA AND Aderon Gibbs ('66) of VA AND Wade Scott ('66) of MO;
Many Happy Returns to You All!
THIS DAY IN WWII:
March 12, 1933 - President Paul von Hindenburg dropped the
flag of the German Republic and ordered that the swastika and empire
banner be flown side by side.
March 12, 1940 - Winter War: Finland signed the Moscow Peace Treaty with the Soviet Union, ceding almost all of Finnish Karelia. Finnish troops and the remaining population were immediately evacuated.
March 12, 1942 -
Pacific War: The
Battle of Java ended with an
Allied surrender to the
THIS DAY IN 1966:
|Saturday, March 12, 1966 - Basketball player and sportscaster Grant Long was born Grant Andrew Long in Wayne, Michigan.|
From My Friend, Susan, of NC - 03/11/15:
|“If you are lonely,
please know you can find comfort. If you are discouraged, please know
you can find hope. If you are poor in spirit, please know you can be
strengthened. If you feel you are broken, please know you can be
Jeffrey R. Holland, April 2006
Thanks so much, Susan!
From Bill Hobbs ('66) of Northern VA - 03/10/16 - "PINE TREES KNOW!":
|THE PINE TREES KNOW WHEN
This is amazing!! (As is our GOD, the Creator!!) You may or may not have heard this - begin to watch closely as Easter nears.
WOWZERS! Thank you, Billy!
|“Why is everything so
dirty here?” Goldwyn once asked of a film director.
When told it was supposed to be a slum, Goldwyn responded, “Well, this slum cost a lot of money. It should look better than an ordinary slum.”
BONUS IRISH CROCHET PATTERNS:
- "Use this free crochet pattern to make a nice shamrock motif for St. Patrick's
day. The green color is nice and bright. Join the squares to make something
bigger. An afghan pattern would be lovely using this motif."
http://www.momsloveofcrochet.com/ShamrockDoily.html - Beaded Shamrock Doily - "This Beaded Shamrock Doily has vintage style with its delicate form and beading. This free crochet doily pattern will bring a bit of elegance to your table this St. Patrick's Day. It could also be a beautiful heirloom or gift."
BONUS IRISH RECIPES:
|http://www.irishabroad.com/Culture/Kitchen/margaret.asp - Margaret Johnson's Irish Recipes - "Margaret Johnson is perhaps the most prolific Irish-American writer of topics dealing with Irish food and drink. Holding dual citizenship in the US and Ireland, Margaret is the author of five Irish Cookbooks, An Afternoon Tea cookbook titled 'Tea and Crumpets', and has authored more than 200 food and travel articles in a number of publications, including the "Irish Echo," "Irish America Magazine," the "Los Angeles Times Syndicate," "Newsday," and Dublin's "Food and Wine" magazine."|
From http://www.ajokeaday.com - 03/11/16:
|Q. Why didn't the man report his
stolen credit card?
A. The thief was spending less than his wife.
DATES TO REMEMBER:
Wednesday, May 11, 2016 - 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. Friday and Saturday, September 16 and 17, 2016 - The NNHS Class of 1966 will hold their 50-Year Reunion - OPEN TO ALL CLASSES. Friday Night: Meet and Greet at The Cove Restaurant, City Center, NN. Saturday Night: Marriott Hotel, City Center, NN.
Is the Rose
"Red Is the Rose"
midi and lyrics courtesy of
http://www.contemplator.com/tunebook/ireland.htm - 03/10/08
Image of Red "Olympiad" Rose courtesy of http://www.justourpictures.com/roses/redroses.html - 03/11/08
Red Rose Divider Line clip art courtesy of well, I just don't know - but it's been in my files since 02/01/05
Birthday Cake clip art courtesy of Sarah Puckett Kressaty ('65) of VA - 08/31/05
Thanks, Sarah Sugah!
Hillsboro High School's Topper (Band
Version) clip art courtesy of
Animated Air Force Flag clip art courtesy of http://www.angelfire.com/ny4/KevsGifsGalore/Patriotic.html - 06/18/03
Navy Seal clip art courtesy of http://www.onemileup.com/miniSeals.asp - 05/29/06
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