04/30/09 - NNHS Newsletter
The ones I pity are the ones
who never stick out their neck for something they believe,
Dear Friends and Schoolmates,
Can you believe it?? This is yet another classic which we've never used for a Newsletter theme before!
BONUS #1 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8mix3gmzPa0 - Blueberry Hill - Fats Domino
BONUS #2 - http://www.justberryrecipes.com/ber-0141856.html:
In The Snow
|1 lg. angel
1 can blueberry pie filling
1 box whipped topping (2 env. prepared)
|1 c. powdered
1 (8 oz.) pkg. cream cheese
Soften cheese, mix with sugar. Mix whipped topping and add to cheese mixture. Mix well. Pour 1/2 mixture into 9 x 13 inch pan to cover bottom. Slice cake in 1/2 inch slices or cut into cubes and place in pan on top of cheese mixture. Pour rest of cheese mixture over cake. Top with pie filling. Chill 4 hours or overnight before serving.
From My Friend, Judy Cress Bowermaster (Litchfield HS, IL - '58) of IL - 04/29/09, 6:40 PM - "feeling better":
Love to all,
From Judy Phillips Allen ('66) of VA - 04/30/09, 3:04 PM - " Monty (Phillips - '62 - of VA) update":
Thanks for these updates, Judy and Judy!
THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:
Happy Birthday tomorrow to The Head Cheerleader of 1958, Evelyn Fryer Fish of TX!
Happy Birthday this week to:
02 - Billy Turner ('65) of TX AND My Granddaughter, Rachel Harty of IL;
03 - Pauline Collins Shofner ('65) of VA;
04 - Wanda Hodge Underwood ('57);
05 - Jane Penn Clark ('57) AND
Tom Jones (WHS - '60) of VA;
06 - Patsy Lewis Hancock ('57);
07 - Judy Abbott Copes ('57)!
Many Happy Returns to You All!
From Linda May Bond Crayton ('66) of VA - 04/29/09 - "84,000":
You caught me!
I was thinking of you, like always.
Linda May ' 66
AHA! Thanks, Linda May - I've amended that entry!
Hit #84,000 was made on Tuesday, April 29, 2009 at 4:13 PM by Linda May Bond Crayton ('66) of VA.
From Jerry Blanchard ('62) of VA - 04/28/09 - "DO YOU KNOW THE PREAMBLE FOR YOUR STATE ?":
Just thought everyone would find this interesting.
Jerry Blanchard - Class of 62
This is very interesting. Someone did a lot of research.
Do you know the Preamble for your state? . .
Be sure to read the message in red at the bottom!
Alabama 1901, Preamble We the people of the State of Alabama, invoking the favor and guidance of Almighty God, do ordain and establish the following Constitution..
Alaska 1956, Preamble We, the people of Alaska, grateful to God and to those who founded our nation and pioneered this great land.
Arizona 1911, Preamble We, the people of the State of Arizona, grateful to Almighty God for our liberties, do ordain this Constitution...
Arkansas 1874, Preamble We, the people of the State of Arkansas, grateful to Almighty God for the privilege of choosing our own form of government...
California 1879, Preamble We, the People of the State of California, grateful to Almighty God for our freedom...
Colorado 1876, Preamble We, the people of Colorado, with profound reverence for the Supreme Ruler of Universe...
Connecticut 1818, Preamble. The People of Connecticut, acknowledging with gratitude the good Providence of God in permitting them to enjoy.
Delaware 1897, Preamble Through Divine Goodness all men have, by nature, the rights of worshipping and serving their Creator according to the dictates of their consciences.
Florida 1885, Preamble We, the people of the State of Florida, grateful to Almighty God for our constitutional liberty, establish this Constitution...
Georgia 1777, Preamble We, the people of Georgia, relying upon protection and guidance of Almighty God, do ordain and establish this Constitution....
Hawaii 1959, Preamble We , the people of Hawaii, Grateful for Divine Guidance ... Establish this Constitution.
Idaho 1889, Preamble We, the people of the State of Idaho, grateful to Almighty God for our freedom, to secure its blessings....
Illinois 1870, Preamble We, the people of the State of Illinois, grateful to Almighty God for the civil, political and religious liberty which He hath so long permitted us to enjoy and looking to Him for a blessing on our endeavors....
Indiana 1851, Preamble We, the People of the State of Indiana, grateful to Almighty God for the free exercise of the right to choose our form of government.
Iowa 1857, Preamble We, the People of the St ate of Iowa, grateful to the Supreme Being for the blessings hitherto enjoyed, and feeling our dependence on Him for a continuation of these blessings, establish this Constitution.
Kansas 1859, Preamble We, the people of Kansas, grateful to Almighty God for our civil and religious privileges establish this Constitution.
Kentucky 1891, Preamble.. We, the people of the Commonwealth are grateful to Almighty God for the civil, political and religious liberties..
Louisiana 1921, Preamble We, the people of the State of Louisiana, grateful to Almighty God for the civil, political and religious liberties we enjoy.
Maine 1820, Preamble We the People of Maine acknowledging with grateful hearts the goodness of the Sovereign Ruler of the Universe in affording us an opportunity .. And imploring His aid and direction.
Maryland 1776, Preamble We, the people of the state of Maryland, grateful to Almighty God for our civil and religious liberty...
Massachusetts 1780, Preamble We ....the people of Massachusetts, acknowledging with grateful hearts, the goodness of the Great Legislator of the Universe In the course of His Providence, an opportunity and devoutly imploring His direction
Michigan 1908, Preamble. We, the people of the State of Michigan, grateful to Almighty God for the blessings of freedom, establish this Constitution.
Minnesota, 1857, Preamble We, the people of the State of Minnesota, grateful to God for our civil and religious liberty, and desiring to perpetuate its blessings:
Mississippi 1890, Preamble We, the people of Mississippi in convention assembled, grateful to Almighty God, and invoking His blessing on our work.
Missouri 1845, Preamble We, the people of Missouri, with profound reverence for the Supreme Ruler of the Universe, and grateful for His goodness . Establish this Constitution...
Montana 1889, Preamble. We, the people of Montana, grateful to Almighty God for the blessings of liberty establish this Constitution.
Nebraska 1875, Preamble We, the people, grateful to Almighty God for our freedom, establish this Constitution.
Nevada 1864, Preamble We the people of the State of Nevada, grateful to Almighty God for our freedom, establish this Constitution...
New Hampshire 1792, Part I. Art. I. Sec. V Every individual has a natural and unalienable right to worship God according to the dictates of his own conscience.
New Jersey 1844, Preamble We, the people of the State of New Jersey, grateful to Almighty God for civil and religious liberty which He hath so long permitted us to enjoy, and looking to Him for a blessing on our endeavors.
New Mexico 1911, Preamble We, the People of New Mexico, grateful to Almighty God for the blessings of liberty..
New York 1846, Preamble We, the people of the State of New York, grateful to Almighty God for our freedom, in order to secure its blessings.
North Carolina 1868, Preamble We the people of the State of North Carolina, grateful to Almighty God, the Sovereign Ruler of Nations, for our civil, political, and religious liberties, and acknowledging our dependence upon Him for the continuance of those...
North Dakota 1889, Preamble We , the people of North Dakota, grateful to Almighty God for the blessings of civil and religious liberty, do ordain...
Ohio 1852, Preamble We the people of the state of Ohio, grateful to Almighty God for our freedom, to secure its blessings and to promote our common..
Oklahoma 1907, Preamble Invoking the guidance of Almighty God, in order to secure and perpetuate the blessings of liberty, establish this ....
Oregon 1857, Bill of Rights, Article I Section 2. All men shall be secure in the Natural right, to worship Almighty God according to the dictates of their consciences
Pennsylvania 1776, Preamble We, the people of Pennsylvania, grateful to Almighty God for the blessings of civil and religious liberty, and humbly invoking His guidance....
Rhode Island 1842, Preamble. We the People of the State of Rhode Island grateful to Almighty God for the civil and religious liberty which He hath so long permitted us to enjoy, and looking to Him for a blessing...
South Carolina, 1778, Preamble We, the people of he State of South Carolina grateful to God for our liberties, do ordain and establish this Constitution.
South Dakota 1889, Preamble We, the people of South Dakota, grateful to Almighty God for our civil and religious liberties
Tennessee 1796, Art. XI..III. That all men have a natural and indefeasible right to worship Almighty God according to the dictates of their conscience...
Texas 1845, Preamble We the People of the Republic of Texas, acknowledging, with gratitude, the grace and beneficence of God.
Utah 1896, Preamble Grateful to Almighty God for life and liberty, we establish this Constitution.
Vermont 1777, Preamble Whereas all government ought to enable the individuals who compose it to enjoy their natural rights, and other blessings which the Author of Existence has bestowed on man .
Virginia 1776, Bill of Rights, XVI Religion, or the Duty which we owe our Creator can be directed only by Reason and that it is the mutual duty of all to practice Christian Forbearance, Love and Charity towards each other
Washington 1889, Preamble We the People of the State of Washington, grateful to the Supreme Ruler of the Universe for our liberties, do ordain this Constitution
West Virginia 1872, Preamble Since through Divine Providence we enjoy the blessings of civil, political and religious liberty, we, the people of West Virginia reaffirm our faith in and constant reliance upon God ....
Wisconsin 1848, Preamble We, the people of Wisconsin, grateful to Almighty God for our freedom, domestic tranquility...
Wyoming 1890, Preamble We, the people of the State of Wyoming, grateful to God for our civil, political, and religious liberties, establish this Constitution...
Thank you, Jerry! It's interesting that even as late as 1959 this concept wasn't considered politically - or Constitutionally - incorrect.
From Harry Simpson ('54) of VA - 04/28/09 - "NNHS Class of 1954":
I want to "Thank You" for including the NNHS Class of 1954 Reunion after 55 years since our graduation on your 65 Website. I received several messages of sincere encouragement for our weekend. That Reunion has come and gone now, and we had 75 people at our Saturday evening dinner. It was indeed a very good reunion for us older graduates. We are NOT going to wait 5 more years until our next gathering, but we intend to try either a yearly mini-reunion or at least every two (2) years. We TYPHOONS want to take care of each other !!
Dr. Harry Simpson, 1954 Reunion Chairperson
Thanks, Harry - it's good to hear your weekend was so successful!
From Dave Spriggs ('64) of VA - 04/29/09 - "Very moving video!!":
This came to me from a former co-worker.
You will be glad you watched it.
If you go to YOU-TUBE and search on this video title, you will find a longer version and other videos by this remarkable man.
Thank you, David! The YouTube path was my only choice for inclusion here - and it is quite poignant indeed!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H8ZuKF3dxCY - Are You Going to Finish Strong? - Nick Vujicic
From My Niece, Shari, of VA - 04/28/09 - "Random Tidbits":
From Henry Hoyle ('65) of Northern VA - 04/29/09 - "HHS 64 Reunion":
Hi Cousin Carol,
Yes, Yvonne (Peters Hoyle) is HHS 64, and we'll be at the reunion. We are just going to the Saturday evening dinner. Saturday morning we're going bicycling around Williamsburg in an organized bike ride called Pedal the Peninsula:
COOL BEANS! What a great way to spend a lovely day in May! Thanks, Cousin Henry - y'all have fun!
From Bill Black ('66) of GA - 04/29/09 - "Memories of Susan Price ('68)....":
If anybody is still in touch with Susan Price, just tell her Bill Black said: "No big deal... The judge only took my driver's license for ninety days. I just couldn't drive all summer, but that was my John Yancey Summer, and I could walk to the beach... "
Yeah.. Susan Price.. How could I ever forget her?
GIGGLES! Thanks, Bill!
From Charlie Snead ('64) of NC - 04/29/09 - " Doug Nelson's ('64 - of VA) Recollection of Miss G at an Assembly":
I had a sudden flash of
Jimmy Hines' ('64 - of Northern VA) rendition
of "Hot Nuts" as he strolled back and forth across the stage during our Senior
Assembly...she never knew what he was singing but was quoted as saying "that
surely is cute" ...
Ahh, the good old days!
I had surely forgotten that one - thanks, Charlie!
From Cheryl Mays Howard ('66) of VA - 04/29/09 - "Folk song":
well the song "Mary Hamilton". It was a regular song on my list that I sang.
Seems like so long ago! Thanks for including it in your letter....
Peace & Blessing,
Thank you, Cheryl! It was on my "singing-song" list as well - one of my very favorites!
From F.A. Saunders (Hampton HS - '64) of VA - 04/29/09 - "Folk Music":
Aw,! yes!! the good ole Hootenanny days, my kind of music. Cheryl Mays (Howard - '66 - of VA) and I had a great time back in the late 60's playing folk music around the Peninsula. We were part of a group called the Folk Idea which met once a month and shared folk songs. We even put on a concert once at Benjamin Syms Jr. High and Cheryl was there with her lovely voice. I still have the tape recording of that concert. I teamed up with Wayne Green (HHS 1960) to form the Shiloh Singers. We played many places around this area. Even played for the launching of the tanker ship El Paso at Newport News Shipbuilding & Dry Dock in 1968. That was a hoot. Dick Lamb heard about us and recruited us for his morning television show. We used to go over to WTAR studios on Sunday evening and record about 4 songs just before the 11 o'clock news. Dick would use them over the next couple of weeks and we would then go back and record some more. Even tried one time to do a live show with Bobbi Boecker, the exercise lady. Don't remember that going so well. Oh well !!
Sure would like to see folk music come back and I guess it will one of these days. I guess right now it's just Blowin' In The Wind.
GIGGLES! Thanks, F.A.!
From My #5 Son, Nathaniel Harty (Hillsboro HS, IL - '97) of IL - 04/29/09 - "Pachelbel Video":
Here's that video I thought you might enjoy:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JdxkVQy7QLM - Pachelbel Rant - Rob Paravonian
Thanks, Faniel - this is hysterical!
From My Niece, Shari, of VA - 04/29/09 - "Vocal People":
Thanks again, Shari!
DATES TO REMEMBER:
1. 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
2. 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
3. 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.
4. 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
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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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(18 Apr 1901 - 04 Apr 1967)
(1896 04 May 1984)
I found my thrill on blueberry hill
On blueberry hill when I found you
The moon stood still on blueberry hill
And lingered until my dreams came true
The wind in the willow played
Love's sweet melody
But all of those vows we made
Were never to be
Tho' we're apart, you're part of me still
For you were my thrill on blueberry hill
The wind in the willow played
Love's sweet melody
But all of those vows we made
Were never to be
Tho' we're apart, you're part of me still
For you were my thrill on blueberry hill
midi (sequenced by Don Carroll) courtesy of
http://www.discoverynet.com/~ajsnead/allsongs_1/bbryhill.html - 04/28/09
"Blueberry Hill" lyrics courtesy of http://www.lyricsforall.com/display/lyric/4215/312839610/Fats+Domino/Blueberry+Hill/ - 04/27/09
Image of Blueberries courtesy of http://www.enflower.org/entry/blueberries-for-beauty-and-taste/ - 04/27/09
Blue Flower Divider Line clip art courtesy of http://www.wtv-zone.com/nevr2l82/bars6.html 03/05/09
Litchfield High School's Purple Panther Paw Print courtesy of http://www.litchfield.k12.il.us/ - 06/23/07
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!!
Animated Tiny Birthday Cake clip art courtesy of
Sarah Puckett Kressaty ('65) of VA - 08/31/05
Thanks, Sarah Sugah!
Page Hit Counter clip art courtesy of http://www.bravenet.com - 03/07/06
Navy Seal clip art courtesy of http://www.onemileup.com/miniSeals.asp - 05/29/06
Army Seal clip art courtesy of Al Farber ('64) of GA - 05/24/06
Replaced by Norm Covert ('61) of MD - 02/09/09
Animated Laughing Jerry courtesy
of Cookie Phillips Tyndall ('64) of VA - 06/14/06
Hampton High School's Crab clip art courtesy of
Replaced courtesy o
Hillsboro High School's Topper (Band Version) clip art courtesy of
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