04/07/09 - NNHS Newsletter -
“We lov'd, and we lov'd, as long as we could
Dear Friends and Schoolmates,
In the event that I begin to fall hopelessly behind again today, I thought I'd better go with a "rerun" Newsletter theme - this one from exactly four years ago today:
BONUS #1 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TfAwQSk9STI&NR=1 - Dear Mr. Gable, You Made Me Love You - Judy Garland, 1937
BONUS #2 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KIZtC-gq4is - You Made Me Love You - Patsy Cline
BONUS #3 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Os7qi3wkBY&NR=1 - You Made Me Love You medley - Judy Garland, 1963
BONUS #4 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QIt4B01v8jU&NR=1 - You Made Me Love You - Wayne Newton (A Judy Garland Tribute)
THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:
Happy Birthday today to Marc Snyder ('65) of NC!
Happy Birthday this week to:
10 - 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;
13 - Gil Hughes ('64);
14 - Linda DeShazo Hatchett (’65) of VA!
Many Happy Returns to You All!
From Eric Huffstutler (Bethel HS - '75) of VA - 04/05/09 - "Buckroe Beach":
these few items on Flickr and shows "archive" photos so no personal ones.
I haven't really posted these three yet.....
|And another grocery store memory:||
WOWZERONI!!! Thanks so much, Eric!
From My Cousin, Jean Atkinson Mallory (Warsaw HS / Rappahannock HS / John Marshall HS - '65) of VA - 04/06/09 - "High Schools":
Thank you so much for telling me this, Jean! I'm rabidly obsessive about such details. I've tried to re-edit all the recent Newsletters to amend all the errors; I'm not certain I caught them all.....
NNHS was also a five-year high school - and for three years back in the late fifties, six! The Classes of '60, '61, and '62 (I think) also went to seventh grade "within those walls", although they were not earning credits towards graduation, nor were they allowed to participate in very many activities, as I understand it.
Thanks again, Jean!
From http://www.selfgrowthtest.com - 04/06/07 - "Kung Fu and Your Brain ":
- Kung Fu and Your Brain
By David Anzaldua, M.D., ABFP, ABAARM, Mar. 24, 2009
I have good news and bad news for you in
regard to your brain.
First, the bad news. After the age of 20, thousands of your brain cells die off every single day. The good news? Well, there wasn’t much of that until the late 1990’s. That’s when Elizabeth Gould at Rockefeller University discovered that many new neurons are also born in your brain every day – 5,000 to 10,000, to be precise. These new neurons arise as stem cells in an area of the brain known to be involved with learning, memory and mood – an area called the hippocampus. That gave us new hope for brain health.
But there’s a catch. Within a couple of weeks, the great majority of these new brain cells will dry up like tumble weeds in the desert if conditions aren’t right for them to take root and grow. What makes them take root and grow? Learning does. Not just any old kind of learning, but challenging learning that pushes us out of our “comfort zone.” The need for challenging learning to save brain cells has been well demonstrated in animal studies and evidence points to this being the case in humans as well.
There’s an additional factor to consider in the generation and maturation of new neurons, however. That factor is exercise. Exercise causes the release of “brain derived neurotropic factor” (BDNF) in the brain. BDNF is to neurons what “Miracle Grow” is to plants. It nourishes brain cells and helps them grow and develop. When you combine exercise with challenging learning material, the beneficial effects on new brain cells is maximized. This is the ideal recipe for mental sharpness.
This brings us to training such as we encounter in a well run Kung Fu school. Due to the great depth of beautiful material available for learning in Kung Fu, the student is always challenged to learn more and more complex routines as he or she advances through the ranks. The result is a learning environment that is both highly challenging and, as anyone knows who’s tried it, accompanied by plenty of vigorous exercise. This makes Kung Fu a perfect activity for brain health, as well as general health.
The benefits to brain health go further than mental function and extend into the area of emotions as well. It so happens that healthy neurons in the hippocampus are also associated with a stable mood and less depression. Thus, the total contribution to brain health from regular Kung Fu training gives us the perfect package of physical, neurological and psychological well-being. What more could anyone ask for from something that is also so much fun?
David Anzaldua, M.D. is board certified in
family medicine and also in the newest medical specialty,
Anti-Aging/Regenerative Medicine. He is a lecturer at Stanford Medical School
and former Senior Professor and Dean of Integrative Medicine at AIMC, Berkeley.
He has lectured nationally and internationally. He is an active student at Chuan
Wu Kung Fu Institute. His website, dedicated to regenerative health, is
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From http://www.realage.com - 04/05/09 - "Tip of the WEEK":
Here's a good way to keep moving but take
some of the pressure off your knees.
Just put one foot behind the other. Yep, walking backward puts less strain on your patellofemoral joint -- an important kneecap-to-thighbone connection.
Okay, you won’t want to do this in an area that is highly trafficked, unlevel, or unfamiliar. But under the right (read safe) circumstances, walking in reverse gear will make your quadriceps muscles contract differently than they do when you're walking forward. It will cause a concentric contraction -- a movement that's gentler on your anterior cruciate ligament, a knee ligament professional athletes routinely injure. Guess some NFL running backs could use this trick . . .
(Need to sit it out today? This video shows you how you can work out from a chair.)
If you want to try backward walking, go slow until you get the hang of it. Maybe invite a spotter along. And don't try it for the first time on a treadmill. If you've got knee problems of any sort, check with your doctor first. And consider these other ways to stay active while staving off knee trouble:
From Glenn Dye ('60) of TX - 04/05/09 - "Talk About Luck":
Can you believe it?
This guy wins 181 million in the lottery on a Wednesday, and then finds the love of his life just two days later.
Talk about LUCK!!!!
BOY HOWDY!!! Thanks, Glenn!
DATES TO REMEMBER:
1. Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, April 24, 25, and 26, 2009 - The Class of 1954 will hold its 55-Year Reunion. For details, contact Dr. Harry Simpson at 804-694-0346 or email him at email@example.com -CLASS OF 1954 2. Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, May 15, 16, and 17, 2009 - The Hampton High School Class of 1964 will hold its 45-Year Reunion at the Crowne Plaza Hotel. For details, see: www.hamptonhigh1964.com - HAMPTON HIGH SCHOOL - CLASS OF 1964
3. Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, September 4, 5 and 6 (Labor Day Weekend), 2009 -The Class of 1969 will hold its 40-Year Reunion at the Point Plaza Hotel, Newport News, VA. For details, see: http://www.nnhs65.00freehost.com/reunion2009-69.html and contact Jean Baker Howell at firstname.lastname@example.org - OPEN TO ALL NNHS ALUMNI
4. Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, September 18, 19, and 20, 2009 - The Warwick High School Class of 1959 will hold its 50-Year Reunion at the Marriott Newport News at City Center, Newport News, VA. For details, contact WHSREUNION1959@aol.com.
5.Friday and Saturday, October 9 and 10, 2009 - The Class of 1964 will hold its 45-Year Reunion at the Newport News Marriott at City Center, 740 Town Center Drive, Newport News, VA 23606: For details, see: http://www.nnhs65.00freehost.com/reunion2009-64.html - CLASS OF 1964:
Your NNHS 64/45 Reunion Committee is pleased to announce that musical entertainment has been arranged for our Reunion.
On Friday evening, we will dance to the tunes of DJ, Susan Voss. Those of you who attended our “Turning Sixty” Party in 2006 at Spirit Events will remember Susan’s talent and energy.
On Saturday night we have engaged the band, LP & Company, headed by L.P. Butler. I could tell you how great they are, but you can see for yourself on the video at their web site: http://www.eastcoastentertainment.com/artist/LP_and_Company.html
http://www.nnhs65.00freehost.com/requests-prayers.html - updated 04/06/09
http://nnhs.wordpress.com/ - updated 01/09/09
Y'all take care of each other! TYPHOONS FOREVER! We'll Always Have Buckroe!
Love to all, Carol
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You Made Me Love You (I Didn't Want to Do It)
James V. Monaco
(13 Jan 1885 – 16 Oct 1945)
(27 Sept 1885 – 18 Dec 1943)
From The Honeymoon
You made me love you
I didn't want to do it, I didn't want to do it
You made me love you
and all the time you knew it
I guess you always knew it.
You made me happy sometimes, you made me glad
But there were times, Dear, you made me feel so bad
You made me sigh for, I didn't want to tell you
I didn't want to tell you
I want some love that's true, yes I do, deed I do, you know I do
Give me, give me, give me what I cry for
you know you got the brand of kisses that I'd die for
You know you made me love you
"You Made Me Love You" midi courtesy of http://www.hamienet.com/midi16749.html - 04/05/05
Me Love You"
lyrics courtesy of
http://www.lyrics007.com/Judy%20Garland%20Lyrics/You%20Made%20Me%20Love%20You%20Lyrics.html - 04/05/05
Peach Heart Wreath clip art courtesy of http://groups.msn.com/TheClipArtPalace/beautifulfloralhearts.msnw - 04/05/05
Peach Rose Divider Line clip art courtesy of http://www.wtv-zone.com/nevr2l82/bars5.html - 04/05/05
Birthday Cake clip art courtesy of Sarah Puckett Kressaty ('65) of VA - 08/31/05
Thanks, Sarah Sugah!
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!!
Bethel High School's Bruin clip art courtesy of Eric
Huffstutler (Bethel HS - '75) of VA - 03/22/06 (replaced 02/23/09)
John Marshall High School's Justice Scale clip art courtesy of Cheryl White Wilson (JMHS - '64) of VA - 10/13/05 (replaced 02/23/09)
J. R. Tucker High School's Orange Tiger Paw Print courtesy of http://www.henrico.k12.va.us/hs/tucker/resources/about.htm - 11/12/07
Animated Kissing Smiley clip art courtesy of my
friend, Judy, of IL - 09/19/08
Hampton High School's Crab clip art courtesy of
10/02/05 (still missing...)
Replaced courtesy of http://www.hamptonhigh1964.com - 02/17/09
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