04/01/10 - NNHS Newsletter -
“I wonder what fool it was that first invented kissing.”
Dear Friends and Schoolmates,
Today's theme song just seemed to be a natural.
BONUS - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=201Joshj6AQ - Poor Little Fool - Rick Nelson
It's a well known fact (I hope) that I personally dislike April Fool's Day (or practical jokes at any time). We celebrate it here each year simply because we endeavor to observe everything - and because I am such a Sweetie-Pie!
THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:
Happy Birthday today to Harold Smith ('57)!
Happy Birthday this week to:
04 - Robert Workman ('57) AND Sylvia Hall Hammond ('66) of UT;
06 - Gerald Leonard ('66) of VA AND Aaron (Hank) Smith ('69);
07 - Marc Snyder ('65) of NC!
Many Happy Returns to You All!
THIS DAY IN WWII:
|April 1, 1924 -
Adolf Hitler was sentenced to five years in
for high treason for his participation in the "Beer
Hall Putsch". However, he spent only nine months in jail, during
which he wrote the book
April 1, 1933 - The recently elected Nazis under Julius Streicher organized a one-day boycott of all Jewish-owned businesses in Germany, ushering in the series of anti-Semitic acts that would gradually, yet ultimately lead to the Holocaust.
April 1, 1944 - Navigation errors led to an accidental
American bombing of the
Swiss city of
THIS DAY IN 1965:
|Thursday, April 1, 1965 - Film director Tomas Alfredson was born in Lidingö, Stockholms län, Sweden.|
From My Niece, Shari, of VA - 04/01/10 - "April Fool's Pranks, Card & Images":
|Happy April's Fool's Day!
A pieced Video of April 1 pranks
Recently, I was browsing the web site's teacher information and found Jim Wilson's email address. I emailed a message to him but, it came back as undeliverable. Do you have another email address, telephone number, or home address for Jim Wilson? If so, please let me know. I would like very much to get in touch with him.
Once again, thanks for all your
Thank you, Gentlemen!
Mr. Wilson was fine and dandy when he took a starring role in the 40-Year Reunion for the Class of 1964 in October of 2004, but suffered a heart attack the following January.
Saturday, October 23, 2004 -
1964's 40-Year Reunion
Newport News, VA
Carol Buckley Harty ('65)
of NC and Mr. Jim Wilson of VA
|Mr. Jim Wilson of VA and Albert Dorner ('66) of VA||
Jim and Barbara Wilson
of Emporia, VA
At '62's Reunion in 2007, Frances Heath Scott ('62) of VA told me that Mr. Wilson told her himself (on the phone) that he no longer had email. I've never been able to reach him by calling, but his contact information in Emporia, VA (is available at) whitepages.com.
Hope this helps!
From Jim Brinkley ('65) of IN - 03/28/01:Carol,
From Al Simms ('60) of VA - 03/31/10:
From Hunter Todd ('57) of TX - 03/31/10 - "Remi Winners at the 43rd WorldFest-Houston Intl Film Festival":
Our March WorldFest Newsletter
Thank you so much, Hunter!
This is so very exciting! I'm so happy for all of y'all who are fortunate enough to attend any of these sessions in Houston!
From Norris Perry (Warwick HS - '59) of VA - 03/27/10 - "PUB TALK":
"As good as this is," said the Scotsman, "I still prefer the pubs back home. In Glasgow, there's a wee place called McTavish's. The landlord goes out of his way for the locals. When you buy four drinks, he'll buy the fifth drink."
"Well, Angus," said the Englishman, "at my local in London , the Red Lion, the barman will buy you your third drink after you buy the first two."
"Ahhh, dat's nothin'," said the Irishman, "back home in my favorite pub, the moment you set foot in the place, they'll buy you a drink, then another, all the drinks you like, actually. Then, when you've had enough drinks, they'll take you upstairs and see dat you gets laid, all on the house!"
The Englishman and Scotsman were suspicious of the claims. The Irishman swore every word was true.
"Did this actually happen to you?"
"Not meself, personally, no," admitted the Irishman, "but it did happen to me sister quite a few times."
From Jane Chambers of VA - 07/01/09 - "CNC BOOK BROCHURE & AD":
Contact Dr. Chambers at email@example.com.
FINALLY:From ArcaMax Jokes - 03/31/10:
A traveling salesman stopped alongside a field on a country road to rest a few minutes. The man had just closed his eyes when a horse came to the fence and began to boast about his past.
"Yes sir, I'm a fine horse. I've run in 25 races and won over $5 million dollars. I keep my trophies in the barn."
The salesman computed the value of having a talking horse, found the horse's owner and offered a handsome sum for the animal.
"Aw, you don't want that horse," said the farmer.
"Yes I do," said the salesman, "and I'll give you $100,000 for the horse."
Recognizing a good deal, the farmer said without hesitation, "He's yours."
While he wrote out his check, the salesman asked, "By the way, why wouldn't I want your horse?"
"Because," said the farmer, "he's a liar - he hasn't won a race in his life."
Most of these are certainly outdated. But it's funny to think they ever were laws.
In Michigan, a woman isn't allowed to cut her own hair without her husband's permission.
In New York, it is against the law to throw a ball at someone's head for fun.
In order for a pickle to officially be considered a pickle in Connecticut, it must bounce.
To keep any of the incarcerated beasts from picking up bad habits, the town of Manville, NJ decreed that it is illegal to feed whiskey or offer cigarettes to animals at the local zoo.
If you sell hollow logs in Tennessee, you are breaking the law.
Compulsive gamblers stay out of Richmond, VA: it is even illegal to flip a coin in a restaurant to see who pays for the coffee.
Don't bother the butterflies in Pacific Grove, CA unless you have an extra $500 for the offense.
The same is true for bullfrogs and cottontails in Hayden, AZ. where disturbing them in the city limits is against the law.
Have it your way, but don't share it in OK. This state forbids a person from taking a bite out of another person's hamburger.
Need a radio on Sunday? In Spokane, WA, you can buy one on the Sabbath, but forget about purchasing a television!
In the state of New York, you need a license to use a clothesline outdoors.
If any retirees from the circus are thinking about settling down and farming in NC, they are forewarned right here and now that it is against the law in this state to use elephants to plow cotton fields!
It is illegal to take more than 2 baths a month within Boston confines.
In Calgary there is a by-law that is still on the books that requires businesses within the city to provide rails for tying up horses.
In the England it is illegal to sell most goods on a Sunday, (this law is mostly ignored), it is however legal to sell a carrot. It is also legal to sell it at any price and to give free gifts with it, such as anything else one might want to buy on a Sunday!
DATES TO REMEMBER:
1. Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, April 16, 17, and 18, 2010 - The NNHS Class of 1953 will hold its 57-Year Reunion. For details, contact Robert Walker at firstname.lastname@example.org (757) 596-7722 or Betty Burns at email@example.com (757) 223-9488 -CLASS OF 1953
2. Saturday, April 24, 2010,11:30 AM - The NNHS Class of 1954 will hold a 56-Year Mini-Reunion Luncheon at The Chamberlin. For details, contact Mickey Marcella at firstname.lastname@example.org (757) 249-3800 or Betty Hamby Neher at email@example.com (757) 898-5099 or Dr. Harry Simpson at firstname.lastname@example.org (804) 694-0346 - CLASS OF 1954
3. Saturday, June 12, 2010 - George Wythe Schools Closing Celebration. Contact Glory Gill (Wythe school nurse) at 727-2965 / email@example.com with any questions or to contribute old memories - OPEN TO PUBLIC
4.Friday and Saturday, August 6 and 7, 2010 - The NNHS Class of 1970 will hold its 40-Year Reunion. Saturday night will be at the Kiln Creek Golf & Country Club. For details, contact Carol Comer Cutler at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the reunion website at NNHS1970Reunion.myevent.com - CLASS OF 1970
5. Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, August 6, 7, and 8, 2010 - The NNHS Class of 1960 will hold its 50-Year Reunion at the Marriott Newport News at City Center. For details, contact Karen Weinstein Witte at email@example.com - CLASS OF 1960
6.Saturday, October 9, 2010 - The NNHS Class of 1963 will celebrate their 65th Birthdays at a Party on Saturday, October 9, 2010 at the Virginia Power Clubhouse, 1701 Waterview, Yorktown, VA from 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM. For details, contact Susie Overton Jones at firstname.lastname@example.org. - CLASS OF 1963
7. Friday and Saturday, October 15 and 16, 2010 - The NNHS Class of 1965 will hold its 45-Year Reunion at the Point Plaza Hotel, 950 J. Clyde Morris Boulevard, Newport News, VA 23601. For details, contact Dave Arnold at email@example.com. OPEN TO ALL CLASSES, HOSTED BY THE CLASS OF 1965
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Y'all take care of each other! TYPHOONS FOREVER! We'll Always Have Buckroe!
Love to all, Carol
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midi (sequenced by the late Robert Dupler on 06/06/98) courtesy
of http://www.midistudio.com/Guests/Robert_Dupler/index.html - 02/04/10
"Poor Little Fool" lyrics courtesy of http://www.lyricsdomain.com/18/ricky_nelson/poor_little_fool.html - 02/03/10
Image of Fool courtesy of http://windynights.homestead.com/files/fool.jpg - 02/04/10
Laughing Jester Smiley clip art courtesy of Bill Hobbs
('66) of Northern VA - 10/06/09
Animated Bar 117 Divider Line clip art courtesy of http://onyxk8.tripod.com/bars7.html - 02/03/10
Birthday Cake clip art courtesy of
Sarah Puckett Kressaty ('65) of
VA - 08/31/05
Thanks, Sarah Sugah!
Army Seal clip art courtesy of Al
Farber ('64) of GA - 05/24/06 (still missing...)
Replaced by Norm Covert ('61) of MD - 02/09/09
Coast Guard Seal clip art courtesy of http://www.tioh.hqda.pentagon.mil/SealsEmblems/USCG.htm - 10/03/07
Animated Laughing Jerry courtesy
of Cookie Phillips Tyndall ('64) of VA - 06/14/06
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