0 03/30/05 - NNHS Newsletter -
Sweet Nothin's
 

Dear Friends and Schoolmates,   

   I apologize if anyone tried to reach me yesterday and found me incognito.  They are installing sewer lines in our
neighborhood, and in the process managed to interrupt both our phone lines and our electricity for several hours.

   


   Happy Birthday tomorrow to Webb Edwards ('57) and Tina Crowder Wescott ('65) of VA!

http://www.nnhs65.00freehost.com/Happy-Birthday.html

   And speaking of birthdays:


From Gil Hughes ('64) of VA - 03/29/05:

Hi Carol,
Thanks for all you do. Please add my name to the Birthday List.
Gil Hughes, '64 - April 13th.

   Certainly, Gil!  Thank you!

http://www.nnhs65.00freehost.com/Happy-Birthday.html

   Y'all be sure to take a look at that page.  How are we going to wish you a happy birthday (or in the case of my coo-coo brain,
forget
to wish you a happy birthday) if we don't know when it is?!?  Thanks!


REUNION NEWS:

From Dave Arnold ('65) of the 1965 Reunion Committee in VA - 03/27/05:

The 40th Reunion of the Class of 1965 will be held
on Friday and Saturday, October 21 and 22, 2005
at the Point Plaza in Newport News.

http://www.nnhs65.00freehost.com/Reunion-2005-survey.html

http://www.nnhs65.00freehost.com/Reunion-2005-B-1st-letter.html

   Remember, while these forms are for the members of the Class of 1965, this reunion applies to EVERYONE!  Mark your
calendars now, and plan to attend!

   I still don't have these forms posted inside under the Reunion Page, but I'll get to it as quickly as possible.

   We are also beginning our push to locate all of the members of the Class of 1965 as possible.  If you have any information
you'd like to share with the class, please forward it to both Dave Arnold at dlarnold@cox.net and to me at NNHS65@nc.rr.com.
T
hanks!  And thanks again, Dave!


From Brownie Shaffer Haracivet ('62) of the Virgin Islands - 03/29/05:

Hi Carol,
 
At long last I have finally gathered up the nerve to put a question out there to my
fellow Typhoons.
 
It was an event that occurred in the summer of 1953 that so terrified me that I have
to this day never been able to view our sky without thinking of that night.
 
I was attending the annual contest held at the recreation center pool when I happened
to look up.
 
There they were.....flying in formation across the sky....three FLYING SAUCERS!!! I
could not speak. I was horrified!
 
They stopped at exactly the same time....there was no trail or sound. After their
pause they flew back across the sky in the opposite direction.......and disappeared.
 
Of course many have tried to tell me what I saw and more have tried to give me reasons
why I didn't see them. I did see them!
 
That's my story from long, long ago and my question - has anyone else seen flying
saucers in NN or anywhere else. I could not possibly be the only Typhoon who has seen
them! Or am I?!!! 
 
My love to all. Go Typhoons...and Typhoons Forever! Brownie Shaffer Haracivet '62

   WOWZERONI and OH, CRUM!!!  I've spent my whole life trying in vain to see a flying saucer, and they came to Newport
News six months or so before I did!  I've been rooked again!  I would have been so thrilled and delighted to have seen them -
I think.... Sometimes things don't always have quite the anticipated effect, still.....

   Okay, y'all, tell Brownie you saw it too.  Surely she's not the only one who spotted it!  And I'm quite sure that she did.  People
have a tendency to discount things told to them by children as though they imagined the whole thing.  Others have a tendency
to belittle and ridicule things when they have no knowledge of it one way or another.  I have a tendency to biff them one when
they do either of these things.

   I believe you, Brownie!  Thanks for having the courage to share this with us!

   And no, you're not the only Typhoon who has seen things, either!  But it's not my place to mention who else did............


From Ron Miller ('59) of NC - 03/29/05:

Carol -- I couldn't help but laugh at a typo by Kathy Pilgrim Clark ('63) of VA -- talking about all the seniors
being in the auditorium for A period:
"We also experienced a lecture hell ". 

Slips like this make you wonder "...is this how she really felt about government/history classes?" (I know I felt
that way about them!)

   WILDEST GIGGLES!!!  Oh, was that a typo?!?  I thought Kathy meant to say that!!!

   Thanks, Ronnie - and Kathy!


From Cheryl Pless Ramsey ('64) of VA - 03/29/05:

Hi Carol!
I so enjoyed Monday's newsletter.  Aren't Typhoons just the most knowledgeable of people!!
Hope all goes well with Eleanor's husband Miles' heart procedure today.  I am very familiar with this process as my husband,
Pat
, had a heart attack quite a few years ago and has since had stents and other procedures.  My prayers are with you all.
                    Love ya,
                    Cheryl

   Thanks so much, Cheryl.  After further testing, Miles' physicians decided upon a quadruple bypass instead, which will be
performed this morning at 7:00 AM.  And they - and I - really appreciate your continued prayers.


From Rip Collins ('65) of TN - 03/29/05:

Bend Over bin Laden or http://www.rock103.com/bin.html
 
Rip

   WILD GIGGLES!!!   Thanks, Rip!  I love these silly games, probably because I am so notoriously BAD at them!


From David Hatchett ('65) of VA - 03/29/05:

Carol,

My wife,  Linda DeShazo Hatchett ('65) and her younger sister Janet DeShazo( NNHS Class of '67) are in the Parkview
Baptist Church
photo. They are in the 3rd row on the right end. Janet is in front of the downspout and Linda is to her left.

David Hatchett

   OH, thanks, David!  Maybe we'll be able to fill in the names on all those precious little faces!

http://www.nnhs65.00freehost.com/our-places-worship.html

http://www.nnhs65.00freehost.com/parkview-baptist.html


From Judy Phillips Allen ('66) of VA - 03/29/05:

Hey, Carol.  I enjoyed the Easter newsletter so much.  The story about the Baptist ladies in their Sunday Best--
with hats brought back memories.  I still do the best I can minus the HAT.  I never did like hats.  I think giving
God our best appearance when we enter a church is kinda nice.  I do think, however, that we must remember
everyone can't do the dress up thing as much as others.  I do feel it shows respect to be the best that we can
in appearance and behavior.

   I agree, Judy - except the part about the hats.  I always loved hats.  I haven't worn one since 1966, but I miss them.  They
were such fun!
 

I have to apologize to you.  I sent Bobby, Brooks, "Boboo", (Bloxom - '64 - of VA) the newsletter of which he
seemed to be the HOT topic.  I didn't notice your comment that you hoped he wouldn't see your story about the
day you sat talking on the swings -- until I read it through the second time.  Thanks for the pictures you included. 
How cute!  I have mostly pictures of the years with long hair and a beard.  My dad use to call him "Meat Head"
because he looked like Archie Bunker's son-in-law.  The funny thing is that my dad was Archie Bunker II for sure. 
We even called him that.  Ha! 
 
Have a great week!
Judy

   EEEK!!!    Well, that's what I get for running my big mouth!  At least I only said nice things about him.  Sigh.  Oh,
well, I'll simply blush scarlet the next time I see him and feel like a total idiot, but that's becoming rather standard practice for me
now anyway.  Wait a minute - chances are excellent that I won't see him at all until the Reunion in October.  That's almost seven
months away.  Chances are even better that he won't remember me at all once again, because I'm so amazingly forgettable! 
LA-LA!  No problem!

   Thanks, Judy!

   (I'm trying to picture Bobby with long hair and a beard....  It's not working.)


From Jimmy Hines ('64) of Northern VA - 03/29/05:

Carol, Thanks for the Anchor listing - where did we go? Did we all have a good time? Who can remember!

   Not I, Sweets!  I rather think it was to a movie and then to Shoney's for a bite, but I couldn't begin to guess which movie
or which theatre or which Shoney's!

I appreciate being set straight on Brooks' Bloxom's ('64 - of VA) choice of names. I honestly didn't know that!

I do remember so often hearing the little kid on the Roger Clark show (or was it the George Crawford show
in the AM?) ... giving us all the admonition: "If ya can't say sumpthin' nice, don't say nuthin' at all!" What great advice!
And Roger Clark's show was the companion for so many drives home, especially after my family had moved to Denbigh.
After that move, Bobby tried to go to Ferguson for a couple days, but really didn't like it at all, and returned to NNHS.
We could do that back then-attend a school that was not in our neighborhood-without a bunch of paperwork.

Reading your newsletters, and perusing the collected info, pictures, etc., really brightens things up. Thanks!!! Jimmy

   EEEKARONI!!!  Did I say something nasty again, Jimmy?!?  I'm afraid that last little mini-stroke on February 10
may have done me some irreparable damage which I didn't recognize.  I never have had much in the way of good judgment. 
I donated my share to my sister, along with my scientific, mechanical, and logical aptitudes), and now I'm afraid that the
pittance I had remaining has been depleted.

   Having first seen Bambi when I was two or three years old, and having a mother and a sister who daily drilled me with the
Golden Rule, I have always made more than the normal conscious effort incorporate Thumper's advice into my life, and
to try to avoid ever saying or doing anything which might hurt someone else's feelings.  If this character trait is no longer
part of my being, then I'm not sure that I know who I am any more, and that's kind of scary.

   If you early Newsletter readers would do me a HUGE favor, I'd appreciate it.  If you see me print something outrageous
or rude or hurtful, please drop me a line saying, "Carol, what are you thinking?!?"  Then I'll be able to delete the offending
passage before too many people see it, and maybe we can all get through this together.  Thanks!

   And thank you, Jimmy!


From Evelyn Vretos ('55) of VA - 03/29/05:

Dear Carol,

This is to let you know my 1st cousin, Frank William Kanelos (NNHS'70) passed away on March 27
at MCV in Richmond, VA. Funeral arrangements will be in Wednesday's newspaper, the Daily Press.
He was a great person and will be missed!

Love, Evelyn (NNHS '55)

   Oh, Evelyn!  I'm so sorry to hear this!  Such a young man!

Frank William Kanelos II

WILLIAMSBURG - Frank William Kanelos II, 52, passed away on Easter Sunday, March 27, 2005, at the Medical College
of Virginia in Richmond. Born May 4, 1952, and raised in Newport News, he graduated from Newport News High School
in 1970. He attended V.C.U. College from 1971 to 1974. One of Frank's greatest passions was his 25-year career
with Anheuser-Busch. He left behind many friends and co-workers after being diagnosed with Scleroderma, with which he
fought a brave and courageous battle. Frank was an avid Baltimore Orioles fan, and enjoyed deep sea fishing, snow skiing
and playing billiards. Frank was preceded in rest by his father, William Frank Kanelos. He is survived by his mother, Mrs.
Ethel Kanelos of Williamsburg; two sisters, Helen Hollowell of Newport News and Katherine Earhart of Hampton; and his
nephew/godson, Walter John Adcock of Chester, Md. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 31,
in Riverside-Altmeyer Funeral Home, 7415 River Road, Newport News. A funeral will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday, April 1,
in the funeral home by Father George Chioros. Interment will follow in Peninsula Memorial Park. The family requests that
in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be made to the Scleroderma Foundation, 12 Kent Way, Suite 101, Bayfield, MA
01922. Many thanks to the nursing staff and doctors of M.C.V. 5th Floor North Tower involved in Frank's care for their
compassion and dedication. A special thanks is extended to Dr. Christopher Wise. We will deeply miss Frank for his
compassion and love and devotion to his family and friends. He will be in our hearts forever.

Published in the Daily Press on 3/30/2005.

   Our deepest sympathies and prayers are extended to you, Evelyn, and to all of Frank's family and friends.

   As is our new practice, I'll make Frank his own special memorial page today.


Also from the Daily Press, 03/30/05:

Lawrence Lipman 'Larry' Lieberman

  NEWPORT NEWS - Lawrence 'Larry' Lieberman of Newport News, Va., died Monday, March 28, 2005, at The
Newport Convalescent Center after a brief illness. He was 86 years old. Larry Lieberman was born in Baltimore, Md.,
on Aug. 1, 1918. He attended elementary school in Richmond then Warren County High School in Front Royal from which
he graduated in 1935. Larry matriculated at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy in Baltimore. He graduated
with a Bachelor of Science Degree in 1939. Following graduation, Larry took a position as a pharmacist with the
Veterans Administration Hospital in Phoebus. While working at the VA Hospital he met Evelyn Wilks of Newport News.
They were married on Sunday, Jan. 18, 1942. Shortly after his marriage, Larry entered the medical Corps of the U.S. Army
and served as a Medical administrative officer in the U.S.A. and in Normandy after D-Day. He was honorably discharged
as a First Lieutenant in 1945. Larry returned to the Veteran Administration Hospital as a pharmacist for a brief time, then
opened his own drug store on Jefferson Avenue in Newport News. He operated the drug store for about six years then
decided to make a change of career. He entered The College of William and Mary Law School, from which he graduated
with a law degree in 1955. He then opened his law office in Newport News and practiced law there for 45 years until
retirement in 2001. Larry practiced law with compassion and often helped people in need. He was a longtime supporter
of Adath Jeshurun Synagogue where he served as President for a number of years. Larry was a man of gifted intellect.
He was a private pilot, a yachtsman, a sailor and a fisherman. He loved to play golf. Larry is survived by his wife, Evelyn;
four children, Paul Lieberman and his wife, Ilene, of Israel, Joseph Lieberman and his wife, Mary Frances, of Newport News,
James Lieberman and his wife, Leanne, of Colorado, and Elissa Helm and her husband, Tom, of Newport News; two
brothers, Lionel Lieberman and his wife, Judy, of Tel Aviv, and Jerry Heller and his wife, Irene, of Georgia; a sister, Pauline
Perlis of Georgia; as well as eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Additionally he is survived by an uncle, William
Sager and his wife, Elizabeth, of Arlington, Va.; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Funeral services will be held
at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 31, at Congregation Adath Jeshurun, 12646 Nettles Drive, Newport News, VA 23606. Contributions
can be made in Mr. Lieberman's name to Congregation Adath Jeshurun. Riverside-Altmeyer Funeral Home is handling
arrangements.

Published in the Daily Press on 3/30/2005.

   My goodness - what a remarkable life and a distinguished career!

   Mr. Lieberman is the father of Paul Lieberman ('61 - I think Warwick HS).  Paul's wife, Ilene Levinson Lieberman ('65)
is one of our original subscribers from July of 2000.  Joe Lieberman is a member of the Class of '66.

   Our sincerest sympathies as well as our prayers are extended to the entire Lieberman family.


  Y'all take care of each other!  TYPHOONS FOREVER!

                          Love to all, Carol

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Sweet Nothin's

(Dub Allbritten/Ronnie Self)


(Whispering) Uh Huh Honey
(Whispering) Alright

My baby whispers in my ear
Ummm, Sweet Nothin's
He knows the things I like to hear
Ummm, Sweet Nothin's
Things he wouldn't tell
Nobody else
Secret baby
I keep them to myself
Sweet Nothin's
Ummm, Sweet Nothin's

We walk along hand in hand
Ummm, Sweet Nothin's
Yeah, we both understand
Ummm Sweet Nothin's
Sittin' in the classroom trying to read my book
My baby give me that special look
Sweet Nothin's
Ummm, Sweet Nothin's

[Instrumental Interlude]

Ah, sittin on my front porch
Ummm, Sweet Nothin's
Well, do I love you, of course
Ummm, Sweet Nothin's
Mama turned on the front porch light
Sayin' "Come here darlin' that' enough for tonight"
Sweet Nothin's
Ummm, Sweet Nothin's
Sweet Nothin's


"Sweet Nothin's" midi courtesy of http://home.comcast.net/~biffbruiser/midi.html
at the suggestion of Dave Spriggs ('64) of VA - 03/08/05
Thanks, Dave!

"Sweet Nothin's" lyrics courtesy of http://www.oldielyrics.com/lyrics/brenda_lee/sweet_nothins.html
also at the suggestion of Dave Spriggs ('64) of VA - 03/08/05
Thanks again, Dave!

Animated Kissing Couple clip art courtesy of http://www.jograham.com/valoverk.htm - 03/29/05

First Love's Kiss clip art courtesy of http://d21c.com/AnnesPlace/Valentine.html - 03/29/05

Pink Cupids also courtesy of http://d21c.com/AnnesPlace/Valentine.html - 03/29/05

Animated Army Flag clip art courtesy of http://www.angelfire.com/ny4/KevsGifsGalore/Patriotic.html - 01/21/04

Fence with Roses clip art courtesy of http://www.wtv-zone.com/nevr2l82/bars5.html - 03/29/05

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