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05/12/17 - NNHS Newsletter - Apache

Apache - Rancheria

Thursday, July 1, 1852 - Apache Treaty - Yahnoza, Chappo, Fun,
and Geronimo

I cannot think that we are useless or God would not have created us.
There is one God looking down on us all. We are all the children of one God.
The sun, the darkness, the winds are all listening to what we have to say.

 -- Geronimo (a.k.a. Goyaałé or One Who Yawns)
Leader of the Chiricahua Apache
(16 June 1829 - 17 Feb 1909)

Dear Friends and Schoolmates,   

   This was always one of my favorite songs way back when, and I find that it still is.

BONUS - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QhIs1k8yuPU - Apache - The Shadows, 1960


From http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apache_%28instrumental%29:

"Apache" is an instrumental written by Jerry Lordan. It has been recorded by many people, but the first released version was recorded by British group The Shadows in June 1960 and released the following month. The song topped the UK singles chart for five weeks. In March 2005, Q magazine placed "Apache" at number 96 in its list of the 100 Greatest Guitar Tracks.

In North America, the song is identified with Jørgen Ingmann, a jazz guitarist from Denmark. In 1961, Ingmann produced a cover version that, billed to "Jørgen Ingmann and His Guitar," made number two on the US pop chart, and number one on Canada's CHUM Chart.


THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:

   Happy Birthday today to Lynn Walker Brothers ('65) of VA!

   Happy Birthday this week to:

14 -  Johnnie Bateman ('70) of VA;

16 - Jimmy Todd ('63) of the USA;

17 -  Don Coffey ('54) of VA AND the late Susan Whitt Vest ('66) (deceased 06/16/10);

19 -  David Whitley ('67) of VA!

   Many Happy Returns to You All!

http://www.nnhs65.com/Happy-Birthday.html


THIS DAY IN WWII:
 
May 12, 1941 - Konrad Zuse presented the Z3, the world's first working programmable, fully automatic computer, in Berlin.

May 12, 1942 - Second Battle of Kharkov: in eastern Ukraine, Red Army forces under Marshal Semyon Timoshenko launched a major offensive from the Izium bridgehead, only to be encircled and destroyed by the troops of Army Group South two weeks later.

May 12, 1942 - The U.S. tanker SS Virginia was torpedoed in the mouth of the Mississippi River by the German submarine U-507.

May 12, 1942 - Holocaust: 1,500 Jews were sent to gas chambers in Auschwitz.


THIS DAY IN 1967:

Friday, May 12, 1967 - Mathematician Mireille Bousquet-Mélou was born in France.

Friday, May 12, 1967 - Politician Bill Shorten was born William Richard Shorten in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

Friday, May 12, 1967 - Poet and author John Masefield (b. John Edward Masefield on 01 June 1878 in Ledbury, Herefordshire, England) died in Abingdon, Berkshire, England at the age of 88.


“Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see.

- Arthur Schopenhauer
(22 Feb 1788 – 21 Sept 1860)


  From Joan Lauterbach Krause ('60) of VA - 05/11/17 - "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 you 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 with 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.
 
     Thanks, Joan! Happy Mother's Day!


From Jim Rohn's Newsletter - 05/11/15 - "4 Straightforward Steps to Success":

4 Straightforward Steps to Success

by Jim Rohn

Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines practiced every day.

I’ve said it before, that success is the study of the obvious—but sometimes we need someone to remind us and show us the simplest way to get there. Here are four simple steps to find your way to more success than you could ever imagine:

1. Collect good ideas. My mentor taught me to keep a journal when I was 25 years old. It’s the best collecting place for all of the ideas and information that comes your way. And that inspiration will be passed on to my children and my grandchildren. If you hear a good health idea, capture it, write it down. Then on a cold wintry evening or a balmy summer night, go back through your journal. Dive back into the ideas that changed your life, the ideas that saved your marriage, the ideas that bailed you out of hard times, the ideas that helped you become successful. That’s valuable, going back over the pages of ideas you gathered over the years, reminiscing, reminding yourself. So be a collector of good ideas, of experiences, for your business, for your relationships, for your future. It is challenging to be a student of your own life, your own future, your own destiny. Don’t trust your memory. When you listen to something valuable, write it down. When you come across something important, write it down. Take the time to keep notes and to keep a journal.

2. Have good plans. Building a life, building anything, is like building a house; you need to have a plan. What if you just started laying bricks and somebody asks, “What are you building?” You put down the brick you’re holding and say, “I have no idea.” So, here’s the question: When should you start building the house? Answer: As soon as you have it finished. It’s simple time management. Don’t start the day until it is pretty well finished—at least the outline of it. Leave some room to improvise, leave some room for extra strategies, but finish it before you start it. Don’t start the week until you have it finished. Lay it out, structure it, put it to work. The same goes for the month ahead—don’t start it until you have a plan in place. And, the big one, don’t start the year until it is finished on paper. It’s not a bad idea, toward the end of the year, to sit down with your family for the personal plans, to sit down in your business for the professional plans, to sit down with your financial advisor to map out money plans. Plan out your calendar, your game plan, for all of life’s moving parts. The reason why most people face the future with apprehension instead of anticipation is because they don’t have it well designed.

3. Give yourself time. It takes time to build a career. It takes time to make changes. It takes time to learn, grow, change, develop and produce. It takes time to refine philosophy and activity. So give yourself time to learn, time to start some momentum, time to finally achieve. I remember when Mama was teaching me a little bit about the piano. “Here is the left hand scale,” she said. I got that; it was easy. “Here is the right hand scale.” I got that, too. Then she said, “Now we are going to play both hands at the same time.” “Well, how can you do that?” I asked. Because one at a time was easy... but two the same time? But I got to where I could play the scales with both hands. “Now we are going to read the music and play with both hands,” she said. You can’t do all that, I thought. But you know, sure enough I looked at the music, looked at each hand, a little confused at first, but finally I grasped it. Then I remember the day when Mama said, “Now we are going to watch the audience, read the music and play with both hands. Now that is going too far! I thought. How could one person possibly do all that? By giving myself time to master one skill before we went to the next, I got to where I could watch the audience, read the music and play with both hands. Life is not just the passing of time. Life is the collection of experiences and their intensity.

4. Change yourself. Learn to solve problems—business problems, family problems, financial problems, emotional problems. The best way to treat a challenge? As an opportunity to grow. Change if you have to, modify if you must, discard an old philosophy that wasn’t working well for a new one. The best phrase my mentor ever gave me: “Mr. Rohn, if you will change, everything will change for you.” I took that to heart, and sure enough, the more I improved, the more everything improved for me.

You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight.


“Let's start at 35 because I don't know where it is.

- Eugene Ormandy, conductor
(18 Nov 1899 - 12 Mar
1985)


  From George Helliesen ('61) of VA - 04/16/17 - "25 Actual Predictions That Were Absolutely Wrong!" (#22 in a Series of 25):

  WOWZERONI! Thanks, George!
 
 


BONUS APACHE TEARS CROCHET PATTERN:

https://sarahlondon.wordpress.com/2013/06/20/crochet-apache-tears-free-pattern/ - Saran London's Apache Tears


BONUS APACHE RECIPES:

http://www.cooks.com/rec/search/0,1-0,apache_food,FF.html - Apache Foods


FINALLY:


From
www.ajokeaday.com - 05/11/17:

The person sitting next to me on a flight was a woman. Ever the charmer, I decided to use one of my pick-up lines on her.

I asked, “Does the airline charge you extra for sitting next to good-looking men?”

“Yes,” she replied, “but I wasn’t willing to pay.”


DATES TO REMEMBER:
1. Friday and Saturday, June 23 and 24, 2017 - The NNHS Class of 1962 will hold their 55-Year Reunion at Doubletree Hotel, 50 Kingsmill Road, Williamsburg, VA. SEE: brendawilliams64.wixsite.com/nnhs1962 and CONTACT: brendawilliams64@gmail.com

2. Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 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, September 22 and 23, 2017 - The NNHS Class of 1967 will hold their 50-Year Reunion.


PRAYER ROLL:

http://www.nnhs65.com/requests-prayers.html - updated 03/11/17

BLOG:

http://nnhs.wordpress.com/ - updated 03/13/11



  
Y'all take good care of each other!  TYPHOONS FOREVER! 
We'll Always Have Buckroe!

                          Love to all, Carol
 

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Carol Buckley Harty
7020 Lure Court
Fayetteville, NC 28311-9309
910-584-8802

"Never underestimate
the power of a drop
in the bucket."

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Apache

Written by Jerry Lordan (30 April 1934 - 24 July 1995)

Recorded by The Shadows, 1960

Recorded by Jørgen Ingmann (b. 26 Apr 1925), 1961


"Apache" midi courtesy of http://www.thomas-distributing.com/midi.htm
located by Dave Spriggs ('64) of VA - 05/07/06 at my request of 05/07/06
Thanks so much, Dave!

Image of Apaches - Rancheria courtesy of http://www.discoverseaz.com/History/Apaches.html - 05/10/06

July 1, 1852 Image of Yahnoza, Chappo, Fun, and Geronimo, After the Apache Treaty
courtesy of
http://www.powerhousehosting.net/members/apache/ - 05/10/06

 Gold Arrow Divider Line clip art courtesy of http://www.wtv-zone.com/nevr2l82/bars9.html - 05/10/06

TRIVIA ALERT: The above scripture fragment, Ecclesiastes 7: 26, was quoted in the film noir classic, Born to Kill (1947) ***

Animated Tiny Birthday Cake clip art courtesy of Sarah Puckett Kressaty ('65) of VA - 08/31/05
Thanks, Sarah Sugah!

Air Force Seal clip art courtesy of http://www1.va.gov/opa/feature/celebrate/milsongs.htm - 07/07/06

Army Seal clip art courtesy of Al Farber ('64) of GA - 05/24/06 (still missing...)
Thanks, Al!
Replaced by Norm Covert ('61) of MD - 02/09/09
Thanks, Norm!

Animated "Happy Little Rabbits We Are" clip art courtesy of http://users.bigpond.net.au/jellery/index.htm - 04/25/09

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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