04/05/11 - NNHS Newsletter - Love Me or Leave Me
“If you press me to say why I loved him, I can say
Dear Friends and Schoolmates,
I've grown accustomed to receiving Newsletter theme songs from my Magic Shower and Haunted Radio, but this is the first time a kitty cat ever supplied me with one. Strangely, he sounded just like Doris Day. I dunno. I mean, I know he's an awesome kitty cat, but I can't figure out how he did that. Maybe he's a ventriloquist.....
I'm throwing in a bonus clip for Ruth Etting, just because it was her song originally.
BONUS - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PAMY5HnL4qM - Love Me or Leave Me - Doris Day, 1955
BONUS - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JB9VVTMiX1k - Love Me or Leave Me - Ruth Etting, 1928
|"Love Me or Leave Me" is a
popular song from
The music was written by Walter Donaldson and the lyrics by Gus Kahn. The song was introduced in the Broadway play, Whoopee!, which opened in December 1928. Ruth Etting's performance of the song was so popular that she was also given the song to sing in the play Simple Simon, which opened in February 1930.
The original version of the song, the biggest-selling at the time, was recorded by Ruth Etting on December 17, 1928. It was issued by Columbia Records as catalog number 1680-D, with the flip side "I'm Bringing a Red, Red Rose," another Donaldson/Kahn composition. The song reached #2 on the charts in 1929...
As the song was considered to be one of Etting's biggest hits, its title was chosen for the 1955 biographical movie about her life, in which Doris Day played Etting. Day's recording of the song, from the soundtrack, became a major hit for her...
From Me ('65) of IL for My Daughter, Adrienne (Harty - Hillsboro HS, IL / American School, IL - of IL) who is having oral surgery this morning to remove three impacted wisdom teeth in preparation for serving an 18-month mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in a couple of months. She'll need to return to college and work Wednesday morning even though she'll still be swollen, in pain, medicated, dizzy, and unable to talk very much.
Thanks so much!
THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:
Happy Birthday tomorrow to Gerald Leonard ('66) of VA AND Aaron (Hank) Smith ('69)!
Happy Birthday this week to:
07 -Marc Snyder ('65) of NC;
09 - Denise Roane (Hampton HS - '71) of VA;
10 - Dale Parsons, Sr. (June '48) of VA AND Skip Wood ('65) of NC;
11 - Brownie Shaffer Haracivet ('62) of VA AND Susan Avent Hill ('66) of VA AND Kathy Cooper ('70) of VA;
12 - Harvey Weinstein ('57) AND Richard Rawls ('71) of VA!
Many Happy Returns to You All!
Hit # 104,000 was made on Monday, April 4, 2011 at 6:57 AM by an unknown user from Hampton Roads, VA.
YESTERDAY IN THE WAR BETWEEN THE STATES:
http://www.civilwarinteractive.com/This%20Day/thisday0404.htm - INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO:
|Tuesday, April 4, 1865
DAVIS DANGLES DANVILLE DELUSIONS
Abraham Lincoln walked the streets of Richmond, mobbed by grateful former slaves, and toured the home of Jefferson Davis, which Davis had vacated two days before when his army could no longer defend his nation’s capital. Davis wrote his remaining citizens that, depressing as the loss of Richmond was, they should not give up “despite reverses, no matter how calamitous.” Given the circumstances it seems unlikely that too many people heard this, and less likely that anyone who did took it seriously.
THIS DAY IN THE WAR BETWEEN THE STATES:
http://www.civilwarinteractive.com/This%20Day/thisday0405.htm - INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO:
|Saturday, April 5, 1862
MAGRUDER MARCHES, MAKES MCCLELLAN MAD
Yorktown, Va., was the venue for fun on the Peninsula today. Gen. John Magruder, CSA, was defending with inadequate numbers. He faced Gen. George McClellan, USA, who had twice as many men. Magruder’s solution was to march his troops around in a large circle, making it appear to McClellan’s scouts that huge numbers of reinforcements were arriving. McClellan became nervous and dug in for siege instead of attacking. The real reinforcements, under J.E. Johnston, were on the way.
From Ray Barnes ('65) of VA - 04/04/11 - "update and get well wishes":
I hope you are feeling better today. I just got off the phone with Dave Arnold ('65 - of VA) and he said that you were "feeling poorly", as we southerners say. Dave has entered my profile info into the NNHS class of '65 files. I have used the Typhoon website to catch up on deaths, grandchildren, reunions, vacations, etc. I emailed Janice McCain Rose ('65 - of Northern VA) and she wrote back. Dave Spriggs ('64 - of VA) dropped me a line. He is a CNU alumnus, also.
When you are doing better would you please give my email address and phone numbers and home address to Steve Burns ('65 - of MN)? I would love to hear from him if he chooses to contact me.....
Sometime you could drop me a line, maybe?
Best regards, Ray Barnes
So glad you're
reconnecting with everyone - isn't it fun?!?
Paul (Harty - Bardolph HS, IL - '61 of IL)
got worse, and had to go see the doctor Monday morning to pick up some
Hey Carol, great to hear back from
you, especially so quickly. My b/day is Oct. 29, '46 and military
service was USAF 1966-1970 with honorable discharge.
Warmest regards, Ray
COOL BEANS! Thanks so much, Ray - glad you finally joined us!
I added your name to
our birthday page:
From Phil Hammond ('64) of UT - 04/04/11 - "Spring Snow, Will it ever stop!":
|Hi to all you skiers,
You are missing a great spring in the mountains. We have had two large storms this week and expect more on Thursday. This one left 14 inches over two days at Deer Valley. The skiing is great for this time of year but you better hurry, we close Sunday the 10th. I will actually be glad.
I will go to Salt Lake on Monday to play a golf course somewhere. Monday is a holiday for the resorts.
If anyone plans to be in Cabo April 25, let me know. I need a warm vacation after this winter!
|Saturday, March 26, 2011||Saturday, April 2, 2011|
GIGGLES! BOY HOWDY! I think everyone is ready for some real springtime weather! Thanks for the gorgeous images, Phil! (Loved the fat birdy in the trees!)
From Sarah Puckett Kressaty ('65) of VA - 04/03/11 - "Best e-mail of the day":
THIS IS THE BEST EMAIL OF THE DAY!!!!
As I came out of the
supermarket that sunny day, pushing my cart of groceries towards my car,
I saw an old man with the hood of his car up and a lady sitting inside
the car, with the door open.
AMEN! Thank you so much, Sarah Sugah!
From My Niece, Shari, of VA - 04/04/11 - "A great exercise for a double chin and more":
A professor was giving a big test one day to his students. He handed out all of the tests and went back to his desk to wait.
Once the test was over, the students all handed the tests back in. The professor noticed that one of the students had attached a $100 bill to his test with a note saying, "A dollar per point."
The next class the professor handed the tests back out.
This student got back his test and $56 change.
Q: Where does virgin wool come from?
A: Ugly sheep!
Q: How are stupid dogs and dumb doctors alike?
A: Neither one can heel!
A GREAT EXERCISE FOR UNDER CHIN SLUNG
(I have been doing this for a week and can already see a difference. )
Place your thumb pads, one in front of the other, resting under the chin, fingers resting against the jawbone. As you press the tongue against the roof of the mouth, press and slide your thumbs, alternately, from front (directly under the chin) to back (to where the under chin meets the neck), making a rhythm of one thumb slide for every tongue press.
* Repeat 40 times
Feel the muscle work as you slide your thumbs against the underneath part of your chin.
Try this exercise twice a day for two weeks and you'll start to see the double chin area firming up.
Carolyn Cleaves is the owner/founder of Carolyn's Facial Fitness. She offers workshops, Self-learning Take-home Kits and advice. You can find out more by visiting her website at http://www.carolynsfacialfitness.com
This article can be seen in the magazine, "Voices of Choices", a free publication distributed in the Pacific Northwest, Oregon, Sedona and Hawaii. Visit their website at:
From Bizarre News
--- Georgia house infested with 20,000 bats ---
TIFTON, Ga. - An empty home in Georgia is infested with as many as 20,000 bats and officials say they've declared it unfit for human habitation until the bats are cleared.
"The interior and exterior
walls are just full of guano," Melissa Skidmore of Tru Tech, an animal
removal service, said of the
"Some of it is old and has
turned to dust and it is just a cocktail of pathogens. People going in
will need proper equipment to cover
The infestation of Mexican free-tailed bats was one of the worse she had ever seen, she said. A local code enforcement officer said he had no choice but to post the declaration when he saw several live bats upstairs and spotted several dead bats on the bottom floor of the house. Local real estate agent Julie Smith said the house is in foreclosure with an agency that has a buyer interested in purchasing the house.
"The goal is for everyone
to work together so that a family can live here safely," Smith said.
From Carla Fine Cripps ('65) of Australia - 04/04/11 - "I'm So Proud!":
|OH, so can I! Thanks so much, Carla! This really made my day!|
From http://www.SelfGrowth.com -
04/04/11 - "Caring":
|Do You Care or Curse?
By Anita Jefferson
|There once was a "smart guy," a "not that smart guy," and an all
round "not smart at all guy." They were going to cross the Sahara
The "smart guy" says, "meet here in an hour with something useful to cross the desert with!"
Later on an hour passes.
The "smart guy" says, "I brought some ice packs to keep our heads cool."
The "not so smart guy" says, "I brought a pail of water to keep us hydrated."
The "not smart at all guy" says, "I brought a car door so I can roll the window down when it gets hot!"
DATES TO REMEMBER:
1. Thursday, April 7, 2011 - The NNHS Class of 1955 holds Lunch Bunch gatherings on
the first Thursday of every month at Steve & John's Steak House on Jefferson
Avenue just above Denbigh Boulevard in Newport News at 11:00 AM. The luncheon is
not limited to just the Class of '55; if you have friends in that year, go visit
2. Wednesday, April 13, 2011 - 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. Saturday, April 30, 2011 - The NNHS Class will have a Luncheon. Team Leaders are Mickey Marcella (firstname.lastname@example.org - 757-249-3800), Betty Hamby Neher (email@example.com - 757-898-5099), and Dr. Harry Simpson (firstname.lastname@example.org - 804-694-0346). - CLASS OF 1954
4. Saturday, July 9, 2011 (6:30 PM to 11:30 PM) - The Class of 1971 will hold its 40-Year Reunion at Newport News Marriott at City Center, 740 Town Center Drive, Newport News. For details, contact Richard Rawls at Richard@Rawls.com - CLASS OF 1971
5. Saturday, August 20, 2011 - The Class of 1966 will hold its 45-Year Reunion at the Warwick Yacht Club, Newport News. Further details will be available soon from Dee Hodges Bartram at email@example.com - CLASS OF 1966
6. Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, August 26, 27, and 28, 2011 - The Class of 1961 will hold its 50-Year Reunion. - For details, contact Gary Fitzgerald at Fitz43@cox.net - CLASS OF 1961
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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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Love Me or Leave Me (from
Words by Walter Donaldson (15 Feb 1893 - 15 July 1947)
Music by Gus Kahn (06 Nov 1886 – 08 Oct 1941)
This affair is killin' me
I can't stand uncertainty
Tell me now I've got to know
Whether you want me to stay or to go
Love me or leave me
Or let me be lonely
You won't believe me, I love you only
I'd rather be lonely
Then happy with someone else
You might find the night time
The right time for kissin'
But night time is my time
For just reminiscin'
Regrettin' instead of forgettin'
With somebody else
There'll be no one
Unless that someone is you
I intend to be independently blue
I want your love
But I don't want to borrow
To have it today to give it back tomorrow
For your love is my love
There's no love for nobody else
"Love Me or Leave Me" midi courtesy of http://www.fortunecity.com/tinpan/eltonjohn/69/midi3.html - 04/03/11
"Love Me or Leave Me" lyrics courtesy of http://www.lyricsmania.com/love_me_or_leave_me_lyrics_doris_day.html - 04/05/11
Animated "Love Me" title clip art courtesy of http://www.wondercomments.com/love_me/ - 04/05/11
Pink String of Hearts Divider Line clip art http://www.wtv-zone.com/nevr2l82/bars12.html - 11/17/05
Hillsboro High School's Topper (Band Version) clip art courtesy of
American School Logo courtesy of http://www.americanschoolofcorr.com/grads.asp - 09/05/06
Animated Kissing Smiley clip art
courtesy of my friend, Judy Bundy Bowermaster (Litchfield HS, IL - '59), of IL - 09/19/08
Birthday Cake clip art courtesy of
Sarah Puckett Kressaty ('65) of
VA - 08/31/05
Hampton High School's Crab clip art courtesy of
Thanks, Sarah Sugah!
Replaced courtesy of http://www.hamptonhigh1964.com - 02/17/09
Hampton High School's Crab clip art courtesy of
Marine Corps Seal clip art
courtesy of the late
Herbert Hice of MI
- one of my
Famous Marines who served in the South
Pacific during WWII.
Thanks again, Herbie!!
Page Hit Counter clip art courtesy of http://www.bravenet.com - 03/07/06
Air Force Seal clip art courtesy of http://www1.va.gov/opa/feature/celebrate/milsongs.htm - 07/07/06
Navy Seal clip art courtesy of http://www.onemileup.com/miniSeals.asp - 05/29/06
Image of Gumby courtesy of http://chinadigitaltimes.net/2010/04/tyranny-of-high-expectations-plagues-shanghai-expo/ - 04/06/11 (sic)
Army Seal clip art courtesy of Al Farber ('64) of GA - 05/24/06 (still
Replaced by Norm Covert ('61) of MD - 02/09/09
Animated Laughing Jerry courtesy
of Cookie Phillips Tyndall ('64) of VA - 06/14/06
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