- NNHS Newsletter -
“April is a promise that May is bound to keep.”
Dear Friends and Schoolmates,
There's just something about April.....
BONUS - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EZHHHOoWSsI - Pat Boone - April Love, 1957
|"April Love" is a
popular song with
music by Sammy Fain
and lyrics by
Webster. It was written as the
theme song for a 1957
film of the same name starring
Pat Boone and
and directed by Henry
In the film, the Pat Boone character, Nick Conover, leaves Chicago after being put on probation for stealing a car. Living and working on the Kentucky farm of his uncle Jed Bruce and his aunt Henrietta, he falls in love with a neighbour's daughter, played by Shirley Jones. In the same way that Boone is often criticised for singing watered-down versions of rhythm and blues songs, the film April Love can be seen as a milder version of James Dean's Rebel Without a Cause (1955) or Marlon Brando's The Wild One (1955).
Helped by the release of the film, "April Love" became a number-one hit in the United States for Pat Boone in December 1957. In 1958, it was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Music, Original Song.
THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:
Happy Birthday this week to:
04 - Robert Workman ('57) AND Sylvia Hall Hammond ('66) of FL;
06 - Gerald Leonard ('66) of VA AND Aaron (Hank) Smith ('69);
07 - Marc Snyder ('65) of NC;
09 - Denise Roane (Hampton HS - '71) of VA!
|Many Happy Returns to You All!|
100 YEARS AGO TODAY:
|April 02, 1917 - World War I: United States President Woodrow Wilson asked the U.S. Congress for a declaration of war on Germany.|
THIS DAY IN WWII:
THIS DAY IN 1967:
|Sunday, April 02, 1967 - Singer-songwriter, and
Greg Camp was born Gregory Dean Camp in
West Covina, California.
Sunday, April 02, 1967 - Guitarist and songwriter Phil Demmel was born in the United States.
From My Friend, Susan, of NC -04/01/15:
is the best time to start becoming the person we eventually want to
be—not only 20 years from now but also for all eternity.”
Dieter F. Uchtdorf
Thanks so much, Susan!
From Bonnie Loughran Marshall (Hampton HS - '65) of MN - 04/01/17, 10:47 AM - "Obituary for (San Diego Union-Tribune)":
|AM Fitzgerald's obit was just
|From Jeanie Scruggs Anderson of VA - 04/01/17, 9:23 AM - "Obituary for Anne Marlow Fitzgerald (San Diego Union-Tribune)":|
Anne's obituary, as requested.
Blessings, Jeanie Scruggs Anderson
Thank you so very much, Barry, Bonnie, and Jeanie!
From Me ('65) of NC - 04/01/17 - "Temperature Gauge, Fayetteville, NC, 01/01/17 to 03/25/17:
promised, my Temperature Gauge Afghan
is showing much more variety in the colors, thanks to Fayetteville's
ever changing weather.
91-100+ Cherry Red
Behold the first twelve
weeks of 2017 in Fayetteville!
The most interesting aspect to me of this period is the week of 03/19 to 03/18, which brought us not only another rare snow on 03/12/17 (as evidenced by the initial round of white within that day's motif), but the fact that the first six days of that eleventh week all had high temperatures falling in the honeydew and paddy green ranges - as though even the weather was celebrating St. Patrick's Day!
Isn't that simply fascinating? I know!
From Mark Hutcherson ('66) of VA - 03/31/16:
|“Even when you are
not playing you are holding me back.”
|From Wayne Agee ('58) of FL - 03/15/17 - "Do you think GOD will ever run out of ideas? NOT! (#13 in a Series of 19)":|
OOH, WOW! Thank you, Wayne!
BONUS APRIL CROCHET PATTERNS:
Mia's African Flower /
Paperweight Granny - "...I love the colors Mia used, as sweet as a pretty
http://crochethealingandraymond.wordpress.com/2010/11/16/granny-tea-cozy-tutorial-hurray/ - Alice's Tea Cozy - "... the cutest free crochet pattern for a tea cozy! I love the flower top detail..."
BONUS APRIL RECIPES:
|https://www.buzzfeed.com/christinebyrne/delicious-things-to-cook-in-april-2015?utm_term=.uvogxAMOz#.rddzN7KWM - 30 Delicious Things to Cook in April|
From http://www.ajokeaday.com - 04/01/17:
DATES TO REMEMBER:
http://www.nnhs65.com/requests-prayers.html - updated 03/11/17
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
Carol Buckley Harty
7020 Lure Court
Fayetteville, NC 28311-9309
THREE WAYS TO DONATE:
2.Go to www.PayPal.com, log in, select "Send Money (Services) to email@example.com; or
3. Just mail it directly to my home. Thanks!
Words byPaul Francis Webster (20 Dec 1907 – 18 Mar 1984)
Recorded byPat Boone (b. 01 June 1934), 1957
"April Love" midi courtesy of http://www.fortunecity.com/tinpan/eltonjohn/69/midi1.html - 04/01/08
"April Love" lyrics courtesy of http://www.oldielyrics.com/lyrics/pat_boone/april_love.html - 04/01/08
Hummel's "April Showers" Image courtesy of http://www.mihummel.net/other-holidays-valentines-c-59_83.html - 04/01/08
Animated Rain Divider Line clip art courtesy of http://www.animationlibrary.com/animation/31502/Rain_line/ - 03/30/07
Birthday Cake clip art courtesy of Sarah Puckett Kressaty ('65) of VA -
Thanks, Sarah Sugah!
Hampton High School's Crab clip art courtesy of
Replaced courtesy of http://www.hamptonhigh1964.com - 02/17/09
Ferguson High School's Anchor clip art courtesy of
(FHS - '72) of NC
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 -
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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