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03/16/19 - NNHS Newsletter
Bridgit O'Malley

“In Ireland, the inevitable never happens
and the unexpected constantly occurs.”


 - Sir John Pentland Mahaffy
(26 Feb 1839 - 30 Apr 1919)


Dear Friends and Schoolmates,  
 
  
We're continuing with our Irish themes today.

BONUS #1 - Brid Og Ni Mhaille - The Corrs - Traditional Irish tune, translated to English and Spanish

BONUS #2 - Bridgit O'Malley - Silly Wizard

BONUS #3 - Bridgit O'Malley - Celtic Flair


REMINDER:

  From Me ('65) of NC - 03/15/19 - "Don't forget to search for the leprechauns tomorrow morning!":

http://www.chiff.com/a/leprechaun.htm


THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:

   Happy Birthday today to  The late Bill Gross (d. 22 Mar 2014) AND  Linda May Bond Crayton ('66) of VA AND Jacque Ray Fisher ('66) of NC!

   Happy St. Patrick's Day Birthday tomorrow to  Barbara Brewer (’69) of VA!

   Happy Birthday this week to:

18 -  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;

19 - Cheryl Mays Howard ('66) of VA;

20 -   My Late Cousin, Stuart Atkinson (Warsaw HS - '63) (d. 10 Sept 2013) AND Sid Melton ('64) of NY AND  Terri McAfee Artman ('66) of VA AND My Nephew, Kevin Dick (Weber HS, UT - '82) of NC;

21 - Bob Morgan ('56) of MA AND     My #4 Son, Joshua Harty (Hillsboro HS, IL - '95) of IL AND   My Granddaughter (by My Children of Other Parents) Jane Mansfield of TX;

22 -   Cookie Phillips Tyndall ('64) of VA;

23 -  Jack Harrison ('61) of VA AND   Mary Beth Sawyer ('63) AND Richard Marshall ('66) of VA!

   Many Happy Returns to You All!


THIS DAY IN WWII:

March 16, 1935 - Adolf Hitler ordered Germany to rearm herself in violation of the Treaty of Versailles. Conscription was reintroduced to form the Wehrmacht.

March 16, 1939 - From Prague Castle, Hitler proclaimed Bohemia and Moravia a German protectorate.

March 16, 1940 - The first person (James Isbister) was killed in a German bombing raid on the UK in World War II during a raid on Scapa Flow in the Orkney Islands.

March 16, 1942 - The first V-2 rocket test launch. It exploded at lift-off.

March 16, 1945 - The Battle of Iwo Jima ended, but small pockets of Japanese resistance persisted.

March 16, 1945 - Ninety percent of Würzburg, Germany was destroyed in only 20 minutes by British bombers; 5,000 people were killed.


THIS DAY IN 1969:

March 16, 1969 - A Viasa McDonnell Douglas DC-9 crashed in Maracaibo, Venezuela, killing 155.

March 16, 1969 - Comedian and actor Judah Friedlander was born in Gaithersburg, Maryland.

March 16, 1969 - Cricketer and coach Ottis Gibson was born Ottis Delroy Gibson in Saint Peter, Barbados.

March 16, 1969 - Athlete Alina Ivanova was born Alina Petrovna Ivanova (Алина Петровна Иванова) in Kildishevo, Yadrinsky District, Chuvash ASSR.

March 16, 1969 - Basketball player and coach Evangelos Koronios (Ευάγγελος Κορωνιός) was born in Athens, Greece.


“The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men should do nothing.” [171][172]

- Debated origin, but often attributed to Edmund Burke
(12 Jan 1729 - 09 July 1797)

…when bad men combine, the good must associate; else they will fall, one by one, an unpitied sacrifice in a contemptible struggle. [173][174]

- Edmund Burke, 1770
(12 Jan 1729 - 09 July 1797)

Bad men need nothing more to compass their ends, than that good men should look on and do nothing. [175]

- John Stuart Mill, 1867
(20 May 1806 - 08 May 1873)


From Joan Lauterbach Krause ('60) of VA - 06/16/18:

   Thank you, Joan!
 
 


From MaeLea Somervold Tweedie ('62) of VA - 03/15/19:

   Thank you, Maelea! Happy St. Patrick's Day to you!  
 
 


From Cathy Richardson Baab ('68) of VA - 03/15/18:

   Thank you, Cathy! Happy St. Patrick's Day to you!  
 
 


   From My Cousin, Jean Atkinson Mallory (Warsaw HS / Rappahannock HS / John Marshall HS - '65) of VA - 03/09/18: 

 

  Thanks, Jean!

 
 


“To hell with the cost, if it's a good story, I'll make it.” -- When told a particular script was "too caustic" for film.

- Samuel Goldwyn, film producer
(17 Aug  1882 - 31 Jan
1974)


 From My Niece, Shari, of VA - 02/25/19 - "Beautiful Rainbows Of Ireland & Other Irish Themed Things" (#13 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."

-Author Unknown

   OOH! Thank you, Shari!

 
 


BONUS IRISH CROCHET PATTERNS:

Doris Chan's Light Green Crochet Skirt - "This light green crochet skirt is calling your name. This is the perfect free crochet pattern you should be making for the hot summer season. The yarn is nice and light so it will keep you cool." - Well, it's not calling MY name, but that's probably only because I don't bear much resemblance to this adorable young model (I think that might be Doris Chan herself)! 

Petra Monaco's Shamrock and Leprechaun - "Using a free crochet St. Patrick's day pattern is great for this holiday. Get in the spirit and become Irish for a day. This leprechaun and shamrock are great to hang from the rear view mirror of your car. You might also want to sew it to a bag or piece of clothing for a nice embellishment.


BONUS IRISH KNIT STITCH AND PATTERN:

Irish Mesh Stitch - "The Irish Mesh stitch is a lace stitch without the extremely feminine characteristic which most lace patterns offer. Knitted in a multiple of 3 stitches and done in a 4-row repeat, this stitch is easy to remember and is a quick knit. The Irish Mesh stitch provides versatility which makes it great for many types of projects including scarves, blankets and more!"

Irish Mesh Cowl - Like the Irish Mesh stitch? Check out the Irish Mesh Cowl!"
 


BONUS IRISH RECIPES:

Mr. Food's Skillet Sausage 'n' Cabbage - "What could be better on a cold winter night than a skillet supper bursting with the hearty flavors of smoked sausage and cabbage? Oh, it's so comforting!"

Mr. Food's Irish Potatoes - "Okay, okay, no self-respecting St. Patrick's Day corned beef would be complete without the crunch and taste of cabbage! Well, we've just made it partners with our mashed potatoes, so now we've got an old favorite that's traditionally called Champs, but it's got a modern twist!"

Mr. Food's St. Patrick's Day Special - "Heard of the blue plate special? Well, this meal is the St. Patrick's Day special. And we have it every year in Chicago 'cause we spend every St. Patrick's Day there, marching in the parade and enjoying the great food and festivities!"


FINALLY:

From http://www.ajokeaday.com - 03/15/18:

A young girl was attending her first wedding, watching the proceedings with interest for a while before growing restless.

The groom stood at the altar as six bridesmaids walked slowly up the aisle, one by one.

Soon, the girl leaned over to her mom and whispered, “Why doesn’t he just hurry up and pick one?”


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, 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.

3. 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 hokie13mom@cox.net

4. Friday, October 11, 2019 - Saturday, October 12, 2019 - The NNHS Class of 1964
will hold their 55-Year Reunion at the Holiday Inn Newport News - City Center (formerly the Omni). SEE:  www.nnhs1964.com; CONTACT: David Spriggs at nnhs64@cox.net.


PRAYER ROLL:

http://www.nnhs65.com/requests-prayers.html - updated 01/08/19

BLOG:

http://nnhs.wordpress.com/ - updated 03/13/11



  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
7020 Lure Court
Fayetteville, NC 28311-9309
910-584-8802

"Never underestimate
the power of a drop
in the bucket."

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3. Just mail it directly to my home. Thanks! 




Bridgit O’Malley


Oh Bridgit O’Malley, you left my heart shaken
With a hopeless desolation, I’d have you to know
It’s the wonders of admiration your quiet face has taken
And your beauty will haunt me wherever I go.

The white moon above the pale sands, the pale stars above the thorn tree
Are cold beside my darling, but no purer than she
I gaze upon the cold moon till the stars drown in the warm sea
And the bright eyes of my darling are never on me.

My Sunday it is weary, my Sunday it is grey now
My heart is a cold thing, my heart is a stone
All joy is dead within me, my life has gone away now
For another has taken my love for his own.

The day it is approaching when we were to be married
And it’s rather I would die than live only to grieve
Oh meet me, my Darling, e’er the sun sets o’er the barley
And I’ll meet you there on the road to Drumslieve.

Oh Bridgit O’Malley, you’ve left my heart shaken
With a hopeless desolation, I’d have you to know
It’s the wonders of admiration your quiet face has taken
And your beauty will haunt me wherever I go.


"Bridget O'Malley" midi and lyrics courtesy of http://www.contemplator.com/tunebook/ireland.htm - 03/10/09

Image Sterling Silver Irish Claddagh Brooch courtesy of http://www.independentshopping.ie/icart/viewprod.asp?ID=2062 - 03/16/08

Small Shamrock Button plucked from Small Shamrock Divider Line clip art courtesy of http://www.wtv-zone.com/nevr2l82/bars6.html - 03/10/09

Black Celtic Divider Line clip art courtesy of http://www.ireland-information.com/celticclipart/celticclipart.htm - 03/16/09

Fiddling Leprechaun clip art courtesy of http://d21c.com/AnnesPlace/StPatricks.html - 03/17/06

Animated Tiny Birthday Cake clip art courtesy of Sarah Puckett Kressaty ('65) of VA - 08/31/05
Thanks, Sarah Sugah!

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

Hillsboro High School's Topper (Band Version) clip art courtesy of http://www.hillsboroschools.net/schools/hhs/activities/music2/Band/bio.html - 06/07/08
Thanks, Mark!

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)
Thanks, Cheryl!

Animated Laughing Frog courtesy of Wayne Stokes ('65) of VA - 07/16/08
Thanks, Wayne!

Tiny Green Heart courtesy of John Patterson ('59) of TN - 03/17/13
Thanks, John!

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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