04/15/14 - NNHS Newsletter -
“If I were asked to give what I consider the single most useful bit of
advice for all humanity
Dear Friends and Schoolmates,
Just a friendly reminder that your income taxes must be filed today. The Post Office, noting that more and more people are filing online, will NOT be staying open until midnight to accommodate you as in years past. I do hope you have them finished or at least filed for an extension, because one way or another.....
|"One Way or Another" is a song by
New Wave band
Written by Debbie Harry and Nigel Harrison for the band's third studio album, Parallel Lines (1978), the song was inspired by one of Harry's ex-girlfriends who stalked him after their break up. The song was released as the fourth single in the US as the follow-up to "Heart of Glass". "One Way or Another" reached number twenty-four in the Billboard Hot 100. Although never officially released as a single in the United Kingdom, the song charted there in February 2013. Rolling Stone ranked the song #298 on its list of The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.
The song was included on the US and Canadian versions of the band's first hits compilation, The Best of Blondie (1981), but not on international releases.
Blondie released a manipulated live version of the song (with the audience noise removed) as the theme for the 1999 US television series Snoops. This version was released in the US as a bonus track on the US Live version of their album Livid (Live). The original un-edited live version was included on the European / non-US Livid version...
THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:
Happy Birthday today to George Helliesen ('61) of MI AND Linda Bowen Uplinger ('63) of VA!
Happy Birthday this week to:
17 - David Jones ('57);
18 - The late Monty Phillips ('62) (deceased 15 Apr 2011) AND Bill Wolfley ('70) of VA;
21 - Betsy Turner Bateman ('70) of VA AND My #2 Son, Brent Harty (Hillsboro HS, IL - '90) of AL;
22 - Peggy Lovic Hooper-McLain ('57) AND Gene Shelton ('64) of VA!
Many Happy Returns to You All!
THIS DAY IN WWII:
NOW AVAILABLE from
Ragland's ('63 - of CO)
1) NNHS Typhoon logo caps for only $12.95! (Soon, the price will rise to the regular retail price of $14.95.)
2) NNHS Typhoon logo tote bags for only $3.89!
DON'T FORGET: 10% of every purchase of NNHS logo products purchased from Butch will be donated to the Wounded Warrior Project!
In addition to the discounted prices for NNHS Logo Products, anyone purchasing additional products from any of his websites may contact Butch at: firstname.lastname@example.org or raglandtradingpost.com with information pertaining to your purchases and he will send you a 20% refund of your total purchase price via Paypal to your payment account. You may contact him at anytime for additional information on these items and/or discounts offered.
Thanks so much, Butch!
See them here - www.raglandtradingpost.com - and snag yours today!
From Jimmy Smith ('62 / '63) of VA - 03/08/14 - "Hand Paintings? (#16 in a series of 16)":
|COOL BEANS! Thanks, Jimmy! These have been amazing!|
From Bill Hobbs ('66) of Northern VA - 03/28/14 - "Who Knew? (#13 in a series of 25)":
|WOWZERS! Thanks, Billy! NOW you tell me!|
TAX DAY BONUS:
Yard Sales: Becoming the Expert Buyer
CROCHET PATTERN (Sorry; not theme-related):
|http://www.redheart.com/free-patterns/butterfly-baby-blanket-cocoon and http://www.redheart.com/files/patterns/pdf/LW3572.pdf - Michele Wilcox's Butterfly Baby Blanket & Cocoon - "That baby that makes your heart flutter will look picture perfect in this cocoon with butterfly-winged blanket. Crochet it in beautiful shades of Anne Geddes Baby for a memorable baby gift."|
BONUS TAX DAY RECIPES:
|http://blog.cookingchanneltv.com/2011/04/15/tax-day-recipes-for-richer-or-for-poorer/ - Michelle Buffardi|
Two kids were deciding what game to play.
One said, “Let’s play
DATES TO REMEMBER:
May 1, 2014 - 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 with them.
2. Wednesday, May 14, 2014 - 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. Friday and Saturday, July 25 and 26, 2014 - The NNHS Class of 1954 will hold a 60-YEAR REUNION in Newport News. Further info from Dr. Harry Simpson at 804 694 0346 or email@example.com, or Mickey Marcella at 757 249 3800 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or Betty H. Neher at 757 898 5099 or email@example.com.
http://www.nnhs65.com/requests-prayers.html - updated 03/21/14
http://nnhs.wordpress.com/ - updated 03/13/11
NNHS CLASS OF '65 WEB SITE:
PERSONAL WEB SITE: http://www.angelfire.com/weird2/cluckmeat
"One Way or Another" midi courtesy of http://www.garyrog.50megs.com/midi2.html - 04/14/09
"One Way or Another" lyrics courtesy of http://www.stlyrics.com/lyrics/coyoteugly/onewayoranother.htm - 04/14/09
"Taxes" clip art courtesy of http://irritatedtulsan.wordpress.com/2009/03/page/2/- 04/14/09
Blue-Green Divider Line clip art courtesy of http://www.wtv-zone.com/nevr2l82/bars2.html - 04/15/09
Animated Tiny Birthday Cake clip art courtesy of Sarah
Puckett Kressaty ('65) of VA - 08/31/05
Hillsboro High School's Topper (Band Version) clip art courtesy of
Army Seal clip art courtesy of Al Farber ('64) of GA - 05/24/06 (still
Navy Seal clip art courtesy of http://www.onemileup.com/miniSeals.asp - 05/29/06
Animated Laughing Smiley
McCain Rose ('65) of VA - 02/07/05