05/07/16 - NNHS Newsletter - Not a Second Time
“I was never one to patiently pick up broken fragments
Friends and Schoolmates,
Have we had any Beatles' songs lately?
BONUS - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pYVDq4kJdRU - Not A Second Time - The Beatles - 1963
|"Not a Second Time" is a song by
John Lennon (credited to
Lennon/McCartney) performed by
The Beatles on their second United Kingdom album,
With the Beatles. Lennon said he was "trying to write a
Smokey Robinson or something at the time."
This song inspired a musical analysis from William Mann of The Times, citing the "Aeolian cadence" (Aeolian harmony) of Lennon's vocals as the song draws to a close, and noting that the same chord progression appears at the end of Mahler's "Song of the Earth". Lennon, years later, remarked: "To this day, I have no idea what [Aeolian cadences] are. They sound like exotic birds." The actual meaning of the term "Aeolian cadence" is when a major key song resolves on the VI chord, which is the tonic chord of the relative minor key. The term derives from the fact that the Aeolian mode is rooted on the sixth step of the major scale.
THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:
Birthday today to Judy Abbott Copes ('57)!
Happy Birthday this week to:
|Many Happy Returns to You All!|
THIS DAY IN WWII:
THIS DAY IN 1966:
From the Incomparable Charis Bean Duke (Governor Thomas Johnson HS, MD - '85) of PA - 05/06/15:
|“To any of you who
are troubled about the future...God expects you to have enough faith and
determination and enough trust in Him to keep moving, keep living, keep
rejoicing. In fact, He expects you not simply to face the future (that
sounds pretty grim and stoic); He expects you to embrace and shape the
future - to love it and rejoice in it and delight in your
Jeffrey R. Holland
Thanks so much, Charis!
From Mary Blandford McGehee ('62) of LA - 05/06/16 - "Happy Mother's Day!":
Carol, thanks, and Happy Mother's Day to you!
Thank you so much, Mary!
quick, thoughtful note brought joy to my soul!
Mother's Day to you, too!
From Ruth Ann Reece Horace ('67) of FL - 05/06/16 - "A bit of Christian Humor":
The Sunday School teacher was describing how Lot's wife looked back and turned into a pillar of salt, when little Jason interrupted, "My Mummy looked back once while she was driving," he announced triumphantly,
"And she turned into a telephone pole!"
A Sunday school teacher was telling her class the story of the Good Samaritan.
She asked the class, "If you saw a person lying on the roadside, all wounded and bleeding, what would you do?"
A thoughtful little girl broke the hushed silence, "I think I'd throw up."
DID NOAH FISH?
A Sunday school teacher asked, "Johnny, do you think Noah did a lot of fishing when he was on the Ark?"
"No," replied Johnny. "How could he, with just two worms."
A Sunday school teacher said to her children,
"We have been learning how powerful kings and queens were in Bible times.
But, there is a Higher Power. Can anybody tell me what it is?"
One child blurted out, "Aces!"
MOSES AND THE RED SEA
Nine-year-old Joey was asked by his mother what he had learned in Sunday school.
"Well Mom, our teacher told us how God sent Moses behind enemy lines on a rescue mission to lead the Israelites out of Egypt. When he got to the Red Sea, he had his army build a pontoon bridge and all the people walked across safely. Then he radioed headquarters for reinforcements.
They sent bombers to blow up the bridge and all the Israelites were saved."
"Now, Joey, is that really what your teacher taught you?" his mother asked.
"Well, no, Mum, but, if I told it the way the teacher did, you'd never believe it!"
THE LORD IS MY SHEPHERD
A Sunday school teacher decided to have her young class memorise one of the most quoted passages in the Bible - Psalm 23. She gave the youngsters a month to learn the chapter.
Little Rick was excited about the task - but he just couldn't remember the Psalm.
After much practice, he could barely get past the first line.
On the day that the kids were scheduled to recite Psalm 23 in front of the congregation,
Ricky was rather nervous. When it was his turn, he stepped up to the microphone and said proudly, "The Lord is my Shepherd, and that's all I need to know."
The preacher's 5 year-old daughter noticed that her father always paused and bowed his head for a moment before starting his sermon. One day she asked him why.
"Well, Honey," he began, proud that his daughter was so observant of his messages.
"I'm asking the Lord to help me preach a good sermon."
"How come He doesn't answer it?" she asked.
A Rabbi said to a precocious six-year-old boy,
"So your mother says your prayers for you each night? That's very commendable. What does she say?"
The little boy replied, "Thank God he's in bed!"
UNTIMELY ANSWERED PRAYER
During the minister's prayer one Sunday, there was a loud whistle from one of the back pews.
Tommy's mother was horrified. She pinched him into silence and, after church,
asked, "Tommy, whatever made you do such a thing?"
Tommy answered soberly, "I asked God to teach me to whistle, and He did!"
TIME TO PRAY
A pastor asked a little boy if he said his prayers every night.
"Yes, sir," the boy replied.
"And, do you always say them in the morning, too?" the pastor asked.
"No sir," the boy replied. "I ain't scared in the daytime"
ALL MEN / ALL GIRLS
When my daughter, Kelli, said her bedtime prayers, she would bless every family member, every friend, and every animal (current and past).
For several weeks, after we had finished the nightly prayer, Kelli would say, "And all girls."
This soon became part of her nightly routine, to include this closing.
My curiosity got the best of me and I asked her, "Kelli, why do you always add the part about all girls?"
Her response: "Because everybody always finish their prayers by saying 'All Men'!"
SAY A PRAYER
Little Johnny and his family were having Sunday dinner at his Grandmother's house.
Everyone was seated around the table as the food was being served.
When Little Johnny received his plate, he started eating right away.
"Johnny! Please wait until we say our prayer." said his mother.
"I don't need to," the boy replied.
"Of course, you do." his mother insisted. "We always say a prayer before eating at our house."
"That's at our house." Johnny explained. "But this is Grandma's house and she knows how to cook!"
WILD GIGGLES! Thanks, Ruthie!
From Nancy Winall ('70) of VA - 05/06/16 :
|AMEN! Thank you, Nancy!|
From My Friend, Daniel, of UT - 05/06/15:
|Thank you for that insight, Daniel!|
From My Friend, Evelyn Dudzinski Griffis (Mars Hill HS, PA - '75) of NY - 05/06/15:
I'm going to listen with my ears.”
(18 Nov 1899 - 12 Mar 1985)
From My Husband, Paul Harty (Bardolph HS, IL - '61) of NC - 04/29/16 - "Photos Without Words" (#7 in a Series of 30):
Sometimes Photos Need No Words
INDEED! Thanks, Haul Party!
BONUS LEFTOVER YARN CROCHET PATTERNS:
Sugar Love Baby Blanket - "The Sugar Love Baby Blanket uses a variety of crochet stitches to create a unique texture that is fun and playful. Practice your bobble stitch, cluster v-stitch, pucker stitch, mesh stitch and more with this one-of-a-kind crochet baby blanket. This free crochet pattern can help you burn through your stash too since the pattern calls for several colors of yarn."
Stashbuster Granny Square Afghan- "Have some yarn lying around? The Stashbuster Granny Square Afghan is here! Crochet just 35 of these granny squares with your assorted yarn colors and white yarn to make this granny afghan and to use up all that scrap yarn. The finished blanket is 40 inches by 50 inches which will make a nice and cozy afghan for your home."
Debi'sFour-Heart Square - "I wanted to try and come up with a heart square but I couldn't get it to work the way I wanted. I only wanted 1 heart. I was able to figure out this 4 hearts square though..."
BONUS LEFTOVERS RECIPES:
Pepperoni Garbage Bread - "Don't let the name fool you. Our Pepperoni Garbage Bread is named for the fact that you can throw whatever you want inside. Use last night's leftovers or anything you have in the fridge and enjoy!"
Old-Fashioned Ham & Cheddar Spread - "Our Old-Fashioned Ham Cheddar Spread is so simple, it requires no cooking and no waiting—doesn't get much easier than that! Just use your holiday leftovers (or leftovers from any night of the week), and you've got yourself a spread like no other. Yum, Yum, Yum!"
Amish Ham and Cheese Casserole - "Amish recipes are all the rage, probably because of their huge comfort factor. Our easy version of this classic country Amish Ham and Cheese Casserole takes advantage of some supermarket shortcuts. Same great taste, but a bit less work for us."
“I’d like two pork chops,” asked the woman of her
butcher, “and make them lean.”
|DATES TO REMEMBER:|
http://www.nnhs65.com/requests-prayers.html - updated 05/03/16
http://nnhs.wordpress.com/ - updated 03/13/11
Love to all, Carol
Carol Buckley Harty
7020 Lure Court
Fayetteville, NC 28311-9309
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Not a Second Time
Written by John Lennon (09 Oct 1940 – 08 Dec 1980); (Credited to McCartney/Lennon)
Recorded by The Beatles, 1963
"Not a Second Time" midi courtesy of http://rock.mididb.com/beatles/ - 05/05/08
""Not a Second Time" lyrics courtesy of http://home.att.net/~chuckayoub/Not_a_Second_Time_Lyrics.html - 05/05/08
"With the Beatles" Album Image courtesy of http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/With_The_Beatles - 05/05/08
Animated Beatles Divider Line clip art courtesy of http://www.wtv-zone.com/nevr2l82/bars7.html - 10/29/05
Animated Tiny Birthday Cake clip art courtesy of Sarah Puckett Kressaty
('65) of VA - 08/31/05
Thanks, Sarah Sugah!
Flag clip art courtesy of
http://www.angelfire.com/ny4/KevsGifsGalore/Patriotic.html - 06/18/03
Governor Thomas Johnson High School's Logo courtesy of http://www.tjathletics.org/ - 06/16/08
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 Big Hugs Smiley clip art courtesy of Sarah Puckett Kressaty ('65) of VA
Thanks, Sarah Sugah!
clip art courtesy of Janice McCain Rose ('65) of VA - 01/24/16
Cat courtesy of Joyce Lawrence Cahoon ('65) of VA - 07/29/08
Navy Seal clip art courtesy of http://www.onemileup.com/miniSeals.asp - 05/29/06
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