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03/22/19 - NNHS Newsletter - May the Good Lord Bless and Keep You

I found you and I lost you,
All on a golden day,
But when I dream of you, dear,
It is always brimming May.


 - Paul Laurence Dunbar

(27 June 1872 - 09 Feb 1906)


Dear Friends and Schoolmates,

   I was needing to hear the soothing sounds of Jim Reeves today.

BONUS - May the Good Lord Bless and Keep You - Jim Reeves


From http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/May_the_Good_Lord_Bless_and_Keep_You:

"May the Good Lord Bless and Keep You" is a popular song by Meredith Willson, originally published in 1950.

The song is now considered a standard, recorded by many artists.

It was used as Tallulah Bankhead's theme song for her NBC radio program, "The Big Show." She recited the words in her ultra husky voice. The show featured many of the big stars of the day, and they would join Tallulah in reciting the words, one line per star, which made a memorable ending for the show.

However, it was most popular when it was regularly sung by Kate Smith on her early 50's TV show as the closing song. (Kate Smith enjoyed her own personal renaissance in the 70's when the Philadelphia Flyers (Pro Hockey Team) asked her to sing God Bless America at their most important games.)

A recording with Eddy Arnold, The Tennessee Plough Boys and his Guitar was made in New York City on December 13, 1950. It was released by RCA Victor Records as catalog number 20-0425 (in USA) and by EMI on the His Master's Voice label as catalog number MH 148.


REUNION NEWS:

From Diane Sandler Marcus Marks ('69) of MD - 03/20/19, 4:40 PM - "Next Edition Request":

Hi Carol,
I have information I’d like you to post the next time you send out an email. Here goes—

The NNHS class of 1969 is having their 50-year reunion August 2-4 this year and would like to extend an invitation to ALL Typhoons from other classes to join the celebration! There will be a Friday night re-meet and re-greet with hor d’oeuvres served, a Saturday night dinner and dance and a Sunday morning breakfast...all included. The entire weekend is $100 per person. If you or any of your Typhoon friends are interested, please contact Jean Baker Howell at: hokie13mom@cox.net, and she will send you a registration form with more detailed information! It’s going to be great so don’t miss all the fun!

Thanks so much,
Diane Sandler Marks

   WOWZERS! Thank you, Diane!


THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:

   Happy Birthday today to  Cookie Phillips Tyndall ('64) of VA! 

   Happy Birthday tomorrow to  Jack Harrison ('61) of VA AND   Mary Beth Sawyer ('63) AND Richard Marshall ('66) of VA!

   Happy Birthday this week to:

24 -  Charlie Hilling ('56) of FL AND A Beary Happy Birthday to   Olivia House Brickey ('65) of VA;

25 -   The late Billy Williams ('57) (d. 21 May 2007) AND    Joan McKenna Ward ('60) of VA AND  Bill Hobbs ('66) of Northern VA;

26 - The late Gene Collins Glave ('60) (d. 07/06/11);

27 - Linda Williams Snelling ('63);

28 - Jimmy Walker ('62) of VA AND   the late Elizabeth Tedder Nunnally ('65 and '68) (d. 10/30/18);

29 -  David Hatchett ('65) of VA!

   Many Happy Returns to You All!


THIS DAY IN WWII:

March 22, 1939 - Germany took Memel from Lithuania.

March 22, 1942 - In the Mediterranean Sea, the Royal Navy confronted Italy's Regia Marina in the Second Battle of Sirte.

March 22, 1942 - Britain's Sir Stafford Cripps arrived in India for talks with Mohandas Gandhi on Indian independence.

March 22, 1943 - The entire population of Khatyn in Belarus was burnt alive by German occupation forces.


THIS DAY IN 1969:

March 22, 1969 - WHAT, NADA?!? I guess not.


From My Friend, Susan, of UT - 03/21/15:

“A soft heart has nothing to do with being a coward. In fact, the bravest people I've ever known have had the softest hearts.”

- Henry B. Eyring
(b. 31 May 1933)

   Thanks so much, Susan!


From Joan Lauterbach Krause ('60) of VA - 03/22/18:

   Thank you, Joan!
 
 


From Jeanette McDonald Hornsby ('66) of SC - 03/20/19, 11:42 AM:

  BRILLIANT! Thank you, Jeanette!
 
 


   From Bobby Callis ('64) of WV - 03/20/19, 7:05 AM:

    Thanks, Bobby!
 
 


From My Friend, Stephen, of AZ - 03/20/19, 11:35 AM:

   EXACTLY! Thanks, Stephen!
 
 


“I'm conducting slowly because I don't know the tempo.”

- Eugene Ormandy, conductor
(18 Nov 1899 - 12 Mar 1985)


 From My Niece, Shari, of VA - 02/25/19 - "Beautiful Rainbows Of Ireland & Other Irish Themed Things" (#19 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! These images have been gorgeous!

 
 


BONUS BLESSED CROCHET PATTERNS:

Kim Guzman's Blessed Mother Prayer Shawl

Blessed Event Baby Set Vintage Pattern


BONUS BLESSED KNIT PATTERNS:

Debbie Macomber's Knit One Bless Two - "It's just so important that every knitter knows that what they are doing is love..."


BONUS BLESSED RECIPE:

Blessed to Be Alive Juice Recipe


FINALLY:

From http://www.ajokeaday.com - 03/21/18:

Waiter!" shouted the furious diner. "How dare you serve me this! There's a TWIG in my soup!"

"My apologies," said the waiter. "I'll inform the branch manager."


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. Open to ALL Typhoons! The entire weekend - Friday night re-meet and re-greet with hor d’oeuvres served, a Saturday night dinner and dance and a Sunday morning breakfast - is $100 per person. CONTACT: Jean Baker Howell at hokie13mom@cox.net for registration forms. 

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.


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

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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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May the Good Lord Bless and Keep You

Words and Music by Meredith Willson (18 May 1902 – 15 June 1984), 1950

[As recorded by
Jim Reeves (20 Aug 1923 – 31 July 1964) on "Songs to Warm the Heart", 1959)]


May the good Lord bless and keep you, whether near or far away.
May you find that long-awaited golden day today.
May your troubles all be small ones, and your fortune ten times ten.
May the good Lord bless and keep you 'til we meet again.

May you walk with sunlight shining and a bluebird in ev'ry tree.
May there be a silver lining back of ev'ry cloud you see.
Fill your dreams with sweet tomorrow. Never mind what might have been.
May the good Lord bless and keep you 'til we meet again.

May the good Lord bless and keep you 'til we meet ('til we meet),
'Til we meet ('til we meet) again.


"May the Good Lord Bless and Keep You" midi courtesy
of
http://www.preciouslordtakemyhand.com/christianhymns/maythegoodlordblessandkeepyou.html - 03/19/06
and extracted with the kind assistance of my #6 son, Dale Harty, then of NC - 03/21/06
Thanks, Dale!

"May the Good Lord Bless and Keep You" lyrics courtesy of http://sniff.numachi.com/~rickheit/dtrad/pages/tiLORDKEEP.html - 03/19/06

"Golden Day" Image courtesy of http://passionup.com/fun/fun67.htm - 03/20/06 (re-saved 03/22/09)

Gold Scroll Divider Line clip art courtesy of http://www.wtv-zone.com/nevr2l82/bars17.html - 03/21/05 (re-saved 03/22/09)

Animated Cheering Smiley clip art courtesy of Al Farber ('64) of GA - 08/18/05 (re-saved 02/27/09)
Thanks, Al!

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

Teddy Bear clip art courtesy of http://www.resourcesforbears.com/CLIPART/pix/bearb.gif - 03/23/05 (replaced 03/23/09)

Navy Seal clip art courtesy of http://www.onemileup.com/miniSeals.asp - 05/29/06

Animated Wildly Laughing Dog courtesy of Eva Ellis Madagan ('61) of FL - 11/24/07
Thanks, Eva!

Animated Laughing Jerry courtesy of Cookie Phillips Tyndall ('64) of VA - 06/14/06
Thanks, Cookie!

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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