05/07/20 - 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 - 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:
Happy Birthday today
Judy Abbott Copes ('57)!
Happy Birthday this week to:
10 - The late Mrs. Helen Hardy Shelton (d. 19 Mar 2011) AND Barbara Johnson Hansford ('57) AND My Cousin, the late Clarke Booth (Wakefield HS - '57) (d. 30 Aug 2015);
12 - Lynn Walker Brothers ('65) of VA;
14 - Johnnie Bateman ('70) of VA!
Many Happy Returns to You All!
100 YEARS AGO TODAY:
May 07, 1920 - Kiev Offensive: Polish troops led by Józef Piłsudski and Edward Rydz-Śmigły and assisted by a symbolic Ukrainian force captured Kiev only to be driven out by the Red Army counter-offensive a month later.
May 07, 1940 -
Norway Debate in
British House of Commons
began, and led to the replacement of Prime Minister
three days later.
May 07, 1942 - During the Battle of the Coral Sea, United States Navy aircraft carrier aircraft attacked and sank the Japanese Imperial Navy light aircraft carrier Shōhō. The battle marked the first time in the naval history that two enemy fleets fought without visual contact between warring ships.
May 07, 1945 - GeneralAlfred Jodl signed unconditional surrender terms at Reims, France, ending Germany's participation in the war. The document took effect the next day.
THIS DAY IN 1970:
May 07, 1970 - What? Just nuffin'?!? Apparently
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 opportunities.”
Jeffrey R. Holland
|Thank you, Joan!|
From My Daughter-in-Law, Diana Lyons Harty (Portsmouth HS, NH / Eastlake HS, CA - '05) of CA- 05/06/19:
|INDEED! Thank you, Diana!|
|Thank you for that insight, Daniel!|
|Thanks again, Joan! I think that's "posta" say, "incessantly", but he's just so adorable I couldn't resist him!|
I'm going to listen with my ears.”
(18 Nov 1899 - 12 Mar 1985)
From My Niece, Shari, of VA - 05/02/20, 11:36 AM - "May" (#7 in a series of 16):
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."
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..."
Scrap Yarn and Oddments Knitting Patterns - "These
quick projects are designed to use up those leftover bits of
yarn. Many use less than 25 yards!"
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!"
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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/ - 05/05/18
"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!
Animated Army 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
Eastlake High School Logo courtesy of http://www.geocities.com/ehslearningcenter/ - 10/17/07
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
clip art courtesy of Janice McCain Rose ('65) of VA - 01/24/06
Jeffrey Holman's Image "A Drop in the Bucket" courtesy of https://tearsfromalonelygod.wordpress.com/2009/10/08/a-drop-in-the-bucket - 05/23/16
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