05/09/11 - NNHS Newsletter - Hold Me Tight
“Millions and millions of years would still not give me
Friends and Schoolmates,
How 'bout one more Beatles song from the same With the Beatles album as we used on Saturday's Newsletter?
BONUS - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hf3yL7Gixvg - Hold Me Tight - The Beatles, 1963
|It was first recorded during the
Please Please Me album session, but not selected for inclusion
and re-recorded for their second album. It was the first of only two occasions
when a song title was held over from one Beatles album to appear on the next, "Wait"
then included on
Soul) being the other.
"Hold Me Tight" was composed principally by McCartney in 1961, and was part of The Beatles stage act until 1963. In their best-selling The Beatles: An Illustrated Record, Roy Carr and Tony Tyler call it the album's poorest track, saying it "fails because McCartney's vision of the complete tune obviously sagged somewhat, and his distressingly out-of-tune singing became quite embarrassing after only a few bars."
Indeed, both Paul McCartney and John Lennon had, at one time or another, shared their distaste for the song, and in a 1980s interview with Mark Lewisohn in The Beatles Recording Sessions, McCartney says, "I can't remember much about that one. Certain songs were just 'work' songs, you haven't got much memory of them.
From Kathy Cooper ('70) of VA - 05/08/11, 09:11 PM - "Death of V.Lue Turbeville":
resident of Hampton, VA, passed away Monday, May 2, 2011. She is the
Tim Turbeville (Class of 70).
Thank you, Kathy! I had not been able to make the Typhoon connection and would have missed this.
BAD NEWS REMINDER:
|From Yahoo Finance - 05/04/11
- "AT&T Capping Download Amounts":
In light of this "revolting new development", as our household is one of those Major Users of Bandwidth, the remaining regular issues of the NNHS Newsletter for the next thirty days or so will revert to Old Style - i.e., mostly imageless.
I'll not be able to post any of your images or documents, nor scan and post any new ones of my own except in extreme cases of need. (If they're already in my files, that's different.) Clip art will be kept to a minimum.
This will not apply of course to Memorial Editions.
THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:
Birthday today to
Patty Andrews Mays ('61) of VA!
Happy Birthday tomorrow to The late Mrs. Helen Hardy Shelton (10 May 1917 - 19 Mar 2011) AND Barbara Johnson Hansford ('57) AND My Cousin, Clarke Booth (Wakefield HS - '57) of FL!
Happy Birthday this week to:
12 - Lynn Walker Brothers ('65) of VA;
14 - Johnnie Bateman ('70) of VA!
|Many Happy Returns to You All!|
THIS DAY IN THE WAR BETWEEN THE STATES:
http://www.civilwarinteractive.com/This%20Day/thisday0509.htm - INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO:
Thursday, May 9, 1861
1. From Dee Hodges Bartram ('66) of VA - 05/08/11 - "OPEN REUNION SPONSORED BY THE CLASS OF 1966":
A Happy, Happy Mother’s Day to you!! I hope you have a glorious day!
The 45-year reunion plans for the Class of 1966 has been finalized. I would appreciate it if you would put this reunion notice in your newsletter for me.
Thank you so much for all you do!
Dee Hodges Bartram
The Class of 1966 will hold an OPEN 45 year reunion on Friday and Saturday, August 19 and 20, 2011. Here is the schedule:
Friday night – 7:00 p.m. until closing - RJ’s Restaurant and Pub located at 12743 Jefferson Avenue (Denbigh Crossing Shopping Center), Newport News, VA. The owner, Ron Johnson, is a Typhoon alumnus. Each person attending on Friday night is responsible for the cost of their dinner, drinks or snacks.
Saturday night: Warwick Yacht Club, located at 400 Maxwell Lane, Newport News, from 7:00 p.m. till midnight. We will have light Hors D’oeuvres and a cash bar. Dress Code: Dressy Casual (no shorts, jeans or ties, please). Music by the Rock-it-Men Band.
cost for the reunion will be $40 per person.
Included in this cost is the rental of the Yacht Club, paper,
envelopes, printer ink, stamps, food, bartender, carver and server
fees. If any of you would like to make a monetary donation to help
underwrite the cost of the reunion, it will be greatly appreciated.
Updates on the reunion will be sent out by via e-mail to those of you that I have e-mail addresses for. Also, Carol Buckley Harty, Class of 1965, has created a NNHS website at http://nnhs65.com/NNHS-Newsletters-2011.html where I will also post updates.
We look forward to seeing you at the reunion!
NNHS Class of 1966 45-Year Reunion Committee
Dee Hodges Bartram
(757) 868-8443 E-mail:
Please send the registration form and your check, payable to Mrs. Dee Bartram, by July 8, 2011. My address is 21 Laydon Way, Poquoson, VA 23662. The cost after July 8th will be $50 per person.
Please give me the count for each night.
Will attend: Friday Night _______ Saturday Night _______
Name: ________________________________________ (Ladies – please include maiden name)
Spouse/Guest Name: ____________________________
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<![if !vml]><![endif]>Amount Enclosed: _______________
NOTE: If you are going to attend Friday only, I still need to know in order to give the restaurant a count. Please extend me and the restaurant the courtesy of letting me know if you will be there by either e-mailing me at email@example.com or calling me at (757) 868-8443.
If you are unable to attend the reunion, please e-mail or call me with any e-mail address updates or home address change updates.
AN OPEN REUNION?!? But of course, Dee - thanks so much!
The link is now on the main page as well as the Reunion Page:
2. From Dave Spriggs ('64) of VA - 05/07/11 - "Newsletter Request":
Could you place the attached item in an upcoming newsletter and run it for a week or two? Any longer than that and people will just scroll past it.
IF YOU ATTENDED CHRISTOPHER NEWPORT COLLEGE
BETWEEN 1961 AND 1971 -------
… and you
have not yet been contacted by the Reunion Committee, then please get in
CNC DECADER STEERING COMMITTEE
Plans for the reunion and other cool stuff may be found at our web site:
Why, certainly, David! The link is now on the main page as well:
From Jamey Douglas Bacon ('66) of VA - 05/07/11 (but lost in cyber space for some time...):
I KNOW YOU WILL BE GLAD TO BE BACK IN CAROLINA. GOOD LUCK.
BOY HOWDY! Thank you, Jamey!
From Norm Covert ('61) of MD - 05/08/11 - "Happy, Happy":
First Happy Mother's Day to you as I write. Thought with your news about you relocating to Fayetteville perhaps you should reprise "Anticipation," Carly Simon's hit from 1971 in some future newsletter. Sounds like lots of good things going on -- you and Paul (Harty - Bardolph HS, IL - '61 - of IL) deserve it.
Second, thanks again for sharing my article on Sam Rust and his son Shannon, both chaplains to long haul truckers. I should have given you a heads up that Sam's schoolmates in the Hampton High Class of 1952 would remember that it was his dad, not grandfather, who started Sam Rust Seafood in Hampton. I made the correction at www.thecovertletter.com when a reader assured me of the relationship.
I also received a note from cousin Delores Nash King. She included the memory of Sam taking her on a date and having to use his dad's fish truck. That might be a date even Coco Chanel couldn't fix. I was able to relay their personal greetings to each other.
Norm Covert ('61) MD
PHEW and GIGGLES! Thanks, Normie!
I thought we had used Anticipation before - twice - but I can find no evidence of that whatsoever, so as Doc Holliday said, "I suppose I'm deranged." Stay tuned; I anticipate that you'll be seeing it here soon!
From Judy Phillips Allen ('66) of VA - 05/08/11 - "The Eagle":
|I have an apology to
make. It seems that the Eagle email was not 100% factual according to
hoax-slayer. Much is true, though, and encouraging. I would recommend
the 6 part presentation by Joyce Meyer on the Eagle's habits. It is
even more impressive. This bird is very much an amazing creature.
Habits like, preening, raising their young, mating, etc. are so
interesting and admirable.
Thanks so much, Dearest Judy!
From Sarah Puckett Kressaty ('65) of VA - 05/08/11 - "Why God Made Moms!":
|Why God Made Moms?
Answers given by 2nd grade school children to the following questions:
Why did God make mothers?
1. She's the only one who knows where the scotch tape is.
2. Mostly to clean the house.
3. To help us out of there when we were getting born.
How did God make mothers?
1. He used dirt, just like for the rest of us.
2. Magic plus super powers and a lot of stirring.
3. God made my Mom just the same like he made me. He just used bigger parts.
What ingredients are mothers made of?
1. God makes mothers out of clouds and angel hair and everything nice in the world and one dab of mean.
2. They had to get their start from men's bones. Then they mostly use string, I think.
Why did God give yo u your mother and not some other mom?
1. We're related.
2. God knew she likes me a lot more than other people's moms like me.
What kind of little girl was your mom?
1. My mom has always been my mom and none of that other stuff.
2. I don't know because I wasn't there, but my guess would be pretty bossy.
3. They say she used to be nice.
What did mom need to know about dad before she married him?
1. His last name.
2. She had to know his background. Like is he a crook? Does he get drunk on beer?
3. Does he make at least $800 a year? Did he say NO to drugs and YES to chores?
Why did your mom marry your dad?
1. My dad makes the best spaghetti in the world. And my mom eats a lot.
2 . She got too old to do anything else wit h him.
3. My grandma says that Mom didn't have her thinking cap on.
Who's the boss at your house?
1. Mom doesn't want to be boss, but she has to because dad's such a goof ball.
2. Mom. You can tell by room inspection. She sees the stuff under the bed.
3. I guess Mom is, but only because she has a lot more to do than dad.
What's the difference between moms and dads?
1. Moms work at work and work at home and dads just go to work at work.
2. Moms know how to talk to teachers without scaring them.
3. Dads are taller and stronger, but moms have all the real power 'cause that's who you got to ask if you want to sleep over at your friend's.
4. Moms have magic, they make you feel better without medicine.
What does your mom do in her spare time?
1. Mothers don't do spare time.
2. To hear her tell it, she pays bills all day long.
What would it take to make your mom perfect?
1. On the inside she's already perfect. Outside, I think some kind of plastic surgery.
2. Diet. You know, her hair. I'd diet, maybe blue.
If you could change one thing about your Mom, what would it be?
1. She has this weird thing about me keeping my room clean. I'd get rid of that.
2. I'd make my Mom smarter. Then she would know it was my sister who did it and not me.
3. I would like for her to get rid of those invisible eyes on the back of her head.
WHEN YOU STOP LAUGHING -- SEND IT ON TO OTHER MOTHERS, GRANDMOTHERS, AND AUNTS.... and anyone else who has anything to do with kids or just needs a good laugh!!
MORE GIGGLES! Thanks, Sarah Sugah!
From My #2 Son, Brent Harty (Hillsboro HS, IL - '90) of TX (currently deployed to "the lands dark and dusty") - 05/08/11, 6:14 AM - "Daddy's Poem":
|Mom & Dad,
... I thought you'd like this tender poem.
With love...your son.
www.ajokeaday.com - 05/08/11:
DATES TO REMEMBER:
Y'all take care of each other! TYPHOONS FOREVER! We'll Always Have Buckroe!
Love to all, Carol
NNHS CLASS OF '65 WEB SITE:
Recorded by The
"Hold Me Tight" midi courtesy of http://rock.mididb.com/beatles/ - 05/07/08
lyrics courtesy of
Army Seal clip art courtesy of Al Farber ('64) of GA - 05/24/06 (still
Animated Cheering Smiley
clip art courtesy of Al Farber ('64) of GA - 08/18/05 (re-saved 02/27/09)
Navy Seal clip art courtesy of http://www.onemileup.com/miniSeals.asp - 05/29/06
Hillsboro High School's Topper (Band Version) clip art courtesy of
courtesy of Glenn Dye ('60) of TX - 08/28/09
Animated Kissing Smiley clip art
courtesy of my friend, Judy Bundy Bowermaster (Litchfield HS, IL - '59), of IL - 09/19/08
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