05/18/19 - NNHS Newsletter - Armed Forces Day
“People sleep peaceably in their beds at
night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf.”
- George Orwell
(25 June 1903 – 21 Jan 1950)
Dear Friends and Schoolmates,
This observance is celebrated each year on the third Saturday in May. Remember those wonderful, inspiring Armed Forces Day Parades back in the early sixties?? Sigh.
BONUS - Stars And Stripes Forever - "The President's Own" United States Marine Band,
March, 3, 2009, in the John Philip Sousa Band Hall at Marine Barracks Annex in
THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:
Happy Birthday tomorrow to David Whitley ('67) of VA! Happy Birthday this week to:
20 - Chuck Ragland ('66) of VA;
Faye Merritt Houk ('66) of VA;
22 - Judy Blechman Morenoff ('57) AND Wayne Boger ('64) of VA;
24 - Zoe Pappas Marcopoulds ('57) AND Betsy Wilson Ellis ('57);
25 - The late Edna Martin Clemence ('57)(d. 04 Nov 2009)!
Many Happy Returns to You All!
THIS DAY IN WWII:
|May 18, 1944 - The Battle of Monte Cassino concluded after seven days of the fourth battle as German paratroopers ("Fallschirmjäger") evacuated Monte Cassino.|
THIS DAY IN 1969:
|May 18, 1969 - Apollo program: Apollo 10 was launched.|
From My Friend, Susan, of NC - 05/17/15:
grateful heart comes through expressing gratitude to our Heavenly Father
for His blessings and to those around us for all that they bring into
Thomas S. Monson
Thanks so much, Susan!
|Thank you, Joan!|
From Me ('65) of NC - 05/19/17:
|REMEMBER! There IS a difference!|
From Mark Hutcherson ('66) of VA - 05/17/18:
Welcome home, brothers.
Thank you so much, Mark!
From Jimmy Dick ('65) of FL - 05/18/19, 11:32 AM:
And a late Happy Saturday morning to all
and I hope your day is starting off well. When I awoke and saw
the weather forecast I started out early to get all of my barn
and outside chores done. We're having a heat wave with very high
temperatures and not a cloud in the sky. Some are even saying we
are in the early stages of a drought which certainly concerns
anyone with domestic livestock. But after two years of record
rainfall I knew that sooner or later the tables would turn.
After all, Florida is truly a "feast or famine" state when it
comes to rainfall. So, I'll turn it over to God and ask Him to
lead me on the path to handling it properly and enjoy the day on
the inside until much later. There is really no way you can do
anything about things beyond your control, so ease your mind
with something else and enjoy Saturday, a great day to relax and
have a little fun on your schedule, not a task master's. God
bless you all.
Thank you, Jimmy!
From My Friend, Hannah, of NC - 05/17/15 - "Here Are 31 Clever Tips To Make Life Feel A Little Easier":
Here Are 31 Clever Tips To Make Life Feel A Little Easier
Thank you, Hannah! These are quite nice, actually!
From Me ('65) of NC - 05/17/18:
This is so very difficult for me to accept,
as I've always considered dandelions to be a personal affront not only to my
gardening skills but to my total sense of self-worth, but I'm working on it.
From Bobby Callis ('64) of WV - 05/16/16:
“Accelerando means in tempo. Don't rush.”
(18 Nov 1899 - 12 Mar 1985)
USA Military Cross-Stitch Alphabet - YIKES! The pattern alone is $50.00, but it's very flexible and adaptable, and may be just what you've been trying to find...
BONUS HOLIDAY RECIPES:Patriotic Holiday Recipes - Not necessarily restricted to Armed Forces Day...
DATES TO REMEMBER:
http://www.nnhs65.com/requests-prayers.html - updated 04/26/19
http://nnhs.wordpress.com/ - updated 03/13/11
Love to all, Carol
Carol Buckley Harty
7020 Lure Court
Fayetteville, NC 28311-9309
THREE WAYS TO DONATE:
2.Go to www.PayPal.com, log in, select "Send Money (Services) to email@example.com; or
3. Just mail it directly to my home. Thanks!
Stars and Stripes Forever
Composed by John Philip Sousa(06 Nov 1854 - 06 Mar 1932), 1896
"Stars and Stripes Forever" midi (Sequenced By Rhino) courtesy of
http://www.discoverynet.com/~ajsnead/patriotic/usasongs.html - 05/20/06
Armed Forces Day Image courtesy of http://blogs.bellevue.edu/library/index.php/2012/05/armed-forces-day/ - 05/18/15 (sic)
First Four Military Seals clip art courtesy of http://www.cyberteddy.freeservers.com/milgraphics.htm - 03/24/03
Coast Guard Military Seal clip art courtesy of http://www.lic.eustis.army.mil/DISS1/Images/seal_uscg.gif
at the suggestion of Dave Spriggs ('64) of VA - 05/20/06
Animated Military Seals clip art courtesy of Al Farber ('64) of GA - 05/26/09
Gold Bar clip art used to form Divider Line courtesy of http://www.goldclipart.com/24k/filigree.htm - 12/11/03
Animated Tiny Birthday Cake clip art courtesy of Sarah Puckett Kressaty ('65) of
VA - 08/31/05
Thanks, Sarah Sugah!
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
Navy Seal clip art courtesy of http://www.onemileup.com/miniSeals.asp - 05/29/06
Animated Dancing Elephant courtesy of Sandi Bateman Chestnut ('65) of VA -
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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