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05/22/18 - NNHS Newsletter -
National Maritime Day

“[Mariners] have written one of its most brilliant chapters.
They have delivered the goods when and where needed in every theater
of operations and across every ocean in the biggest, the most difficult and
dangerous job ever undertaken. As time goes on, there will be greater public
understanding of our merchant's fleet record during this war [World War II].”


- President Franklin D. Roosevelt
(30 Jan 1882 - 12 Apr 1945)

Dear Friends and Schoolmates,

   Today is National Maritime Day!

BONUS - Son of a Sailor - Jimmy Buffett, Oct. 21, 2004

 

HOMEWORK:

http://www.timeanddate.com/holidays/us/national-maritime-day

http://www.usmm.org/md/maritprocs.html

 

THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:

   Happy National Maritime Day Birthday today to Judy Blechman Morenoff ('57) AND Wayne Boger ('64) of VA!

   Happy Birthday tomorrow to Zoe Pappas Marcopoulds ('57) AND Betsy Wilson Ellis ('57)!

   Happy Birthday this week to:

25 - The late Edna Martin Clemence ('57)
(deceased 04 Nov 2009);

26 -
 Stacy Dorn Davis ('64) of OR;

27 - Mary Johnson Weaver ('57);

29 -  Donna Chadwell Nunemaker ('64) of VA and FL AND  Dee Hodges Bartram ('66) of VA!  

   Many Happy Returns to You All!

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

 

THIS DAY IN WWII:

May 22, 1939 - Germany and Italy signed the Pact of Steel.

May 22, 1942 - Mexico entered World War II on the side of the Allies.

May 22, 1942 - Ted Williams of the Boston Red Sox enlisted in the United States Marine Corps as a flight instructor.

May 22, 1943 - Joseph Stalin disbanded Comintern.

May 22, 1945 - Operation Paperclip United States Army Major Robert B. Staver recommended that the U.S. evacuate German scientists and engineers to help in the development of rocket technology.

 

 

THIS DAY IN 1968:
Tuesday, May 22, 1968 - The nuclear-powered submarine USS Scorpion sank with 99 men aboard, 400 miles southwest of the Azores.

Tuesday, May 22, 1968 - Environmentalist and journalist Ma Jun (馬軍) was born in Qingdao, Shandong Province, China.

Tuesday, May 22, 1968 - Comedian, actor, and author Graham Linehan was born in Dublin, Ireland.
 

 


 From My Friend, Dan, of TX - 05/21/15:

“By emulating the Master, who endured temptations but ‘gave no heed unto them’, we, too, can live in a world filled with temptations ‘such as [are] common to man’. Of course, Jesus noticed the tremendous temptations that came to Him, but He did not process and reprocess them. Instead, he rejected them promptly. If we entertain temptations, soon they begin entertaining us.”

- Neal A. Maxwell
(06 July 1926 - 21 July 2004)

    Thanks so much, Colonel!

 

   From Joan Lauterbach Krause ('60) of VA - 05/22/18:

  Thank you, Joan!
 
 

 

  From Linda May Bond Crayton ('66) of VA - 05/21/18:

  "I've got my thinking cat on..."

     Thanks, Linda May!

 
 

 

 From Domi O'Brien ('64) of NH - 05/21/18:
 
  Thanks, Domi!
 
 

 


From My Sister Eleanor's Granddaughter, Ashley, of Northern VA - 05/21/18:

   So beautiful

     Thanks, Ashley!

 
 

 

   From Jimmy Hines ('64) of VA - 05/21/18:

       Thanks, Santa Jim! I somehow seem to find myself embroiled in conversations similar to this on a regular basis!
 
 

 

“Without him here, it is impossible to know how fast he will play it, approximately.

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

 

 From My Niece, Shari, of VA - 05/20/18 - "Good and Beautiful Flowers" (#2 in a Series of 19):

  Turn off your t.v.
Turn off your cell phone.
Power down your computer.
Turn off your mind chatter.
Sit still and connect to the divine.
Do this for at least ten minutes a day.
You'll be surprised at the guidance that comes through.
--A student of life

     Thank you, Shari!

 
 

 

BONUS MARITIME CROCHET PATTERNS:

Sue's Sweet Liberty Beaded Crochet Bracelet
- "Even Lady Liberty would want to wear this Sweet Liberty Beaded Crochet Bracelet! This crochet and bead bracelet pattern is the perfect patriotic accessory for a summer barbecue or fireworks display." -
with tutorial!

Nautical Crochet Patterns - "The nautical look is back in style, though it’s so classic most would say it never left! ..." - a plethora of freebies!

Riikkael's Mini Life Belts

 

BONUS MARITIME KNIT PATTERNS:

Nautical Inspired Knitting Patterns
 

 

BONUS MARITIME RECIPES:

Maritime Recipes

 

 

FINALLY:

From www.ajokeaday.com - 05/21/15:

Trying to come to the aid of his dad, who was stopped by an officer for speeding, the mischievous child piped up, “Yeah? Well, if we were speeding, so were you!”
 

 

DATES TO REMEMBER:
1. Every Tuesday, 7:30 AM - Male grads meet at Angelo's Restaurant on J. Clyde Morris Boulevard for breakfast and camaraderie.

2. Wednesday, May 09, 2018 -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. Saturday, June 09, 2018, 6:00 to 9:00 PM - The NNHS Class of 1965 will hold its Belated 70th Birthday Celebration at The Cove Restaurant in City Center (across the fountain from the Marriott Hotel), Newport News. No admission cost; run your own food and beverage tab. RSVPs should have been made by May 01 to Lynn Walker Brothers at brothersbc@msn.com, 757-595-4116 or Pauline Collins Shofner at pcshofner@verizon.net, 757-595-1965.

4. Friday and Saturday, September 28 and 29, 2018 - The NNHS Class of 1968 will hold its 50-Year Reunion at the Mulberry Inn on Warwick Boulevard next to Fort Eustis. Contact lindameredith@verizon.net.

 

PRAYER ROLL:

http://www.nnhs65.com/requests-prayers.html - updated 05/04/18

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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NNHS CLASS OF '65 WEB SITE:
http://www.nnhs65.com

PERSONAL WEB SITE: http://www.angelfire.com/weird2/cluckmeat

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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."

THREE WAYS TO DONATE:  

1. Visit the main page (http://www.nnhs65.com), scroll halfway down, and click on the Pay Pal Donate Button (nnhs65@gmail.com);

2. Go to www.PayPal.com, log in, select "Send Money (Services) to nnhs65@gmail.com; or

3. Just mail it directly to my home. Thanks! 


  
 

 

Son of a Son of a Sailor

Words and Music by Jimmy Buffett, 1978
(b. 25 Dec 1946)


“I saw a picture of my grandfather after he had come back from a trip to Nova Scotia. He was born there but left when he was a young man
and didn’t return until he was 84. He was standing on dock staring at an old sailing schooner, and the look on his face told the story of where he
had come from and where he had been. I have always been very proud of my heritage as a sailor and wrote this for the men who taught me the skills.”


As the son of a son of a sailor
I went out on the sea for adventure
Expanding the view of the captain and crew
Like a man just released from indenture

As a dreamer of dreams and a travelin’ man
I have chalked up many a mile
Read dozens of books about heroes and crooks
And I’ve learned much from both of their styles

Son of a son, son of a son, son of a son of a sailor
Son of a gun load the last ton
One step ahead of the jailer

Now away in the near future, southeast of disorder
You can shake the hand of the mango man
As he greets you at the border

And the lady she hails from Trinidad
Island of the spices
Salt for your meat and cinnamon sweet
And the rum is for all your good vices

Haul the sheet in as we ride on the wind that our
Forefathers harnessed before us
Hear the bells ring as the tide rigging sings
It’s a son of a gun of a chorus

Where it all ends I can’t fathom, my friends
If I knew, I might toss out my anchor
So I’ll cruise along always searchin’ for songs
Not a lawyer, a thief or a banker

But a son of a son, son of a son, son of a son of a sailor
Son of a gun, load the last ton
One step ahead of the jailer
I’m just a son of a son, son of a son, son of a son of a sailor
The sea’s in my veins, my tradition remains
I’m just glad I don’t live in a trailer

  
 

 

"Son of a Son of a Sailor" midi courtesy of http://www.geocities.com/MotorCity/Flats/7732/buffet.html
at the suggestion of Dave Spriggs ('64) of VA - 05/21/09
Thanks, Dave!

"Son of a Son of a Sailor" lyrics courtesy of http://www.buffettworld.com/song-lyrics/sailor/#1
also at the suggestion of Dave Spriggs ('64) of VA - 05/21/09
Thanks again, Dave!

National Maritime Day Image courtesy of http://www.mudvillegazette.com/milblogs/archives/2006/05/ - 05/21/09

Anchor clip art courtesy of http://www.wtv-zone.com/nevr2l82/bars34.html - 05/21/09

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 missing...)
Thanks, Al!
Replaced by Norm Covert ('61) of MD - 02/09/09
Thanks, Norm!

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

Animated Laughing Kitty courtesy of Al Farber ('64) of GA - 10/08/07
Thanks, Al!

Animated  Laughing Jerry courtesy of Cookie Phillips Tyndall ('64) of VA - 06/14/06
Thanks, Cookie!

Animated Dancing Snoopy courtesy of Billy Turner ('65) of TX - 11/26/08
Thanks, Billy Turner!

Animated Wildly Laughing Dog courtesy of Eva Ellis Madagan ('61) of FL - 11/24/07
Thanks, Eva!

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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