05/28/15 - NNHS Newsletter - Stairway to Heaven
“To different minds, the same world is a hell, and a heaven.”
Dear Friends and Schoolmates,
Ahh - classic Led Zeppelin!
BONUS - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w9TGj2jrJk8 - Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin
|"Stairway to Heaven" is a song by the
Led Zeppelin, released in late 1971. It was composed by guitarist
Jimmy Page and vocalist
Robert Plant for the band's untitled fourth studio album (usually
referred to as
Led Zeppelin IV). The song, running eight minutes and two
seconds, is composed of several sections, which increase in tempo and
volume as the song progresses. The song begins as a slow acoustic-based
song accompanied by recorders before electric instrumentation is
introduced. The final section is a high-tempo
rock section highlighted by an intricate guitar solo by Page.
The song, often considered one of the greatest rock songs of all-time, was voted #3 in 2000 by VH1 on its list of the 100 Greatest Rock Songs, and was placed at number 31 on Rolling Stone magazine's list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time. It was the most requested song on FM radio stations in the United States in the 1970s, despite never having been officially released as a single there. In November 2007, through download sales promoting Led Zeppelin's Mothership release, "Stairway to Heaven" hit #37 on the UK Singles Chart...
THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:
Happy Birthday tomorrow to Donna Chadwell Nunemaker ('64) of VA and FL AND Dee Hodges Bartram ('66) of VA!
Happy Birthday this week to:
30 -Mickey Spivey ('65) of FL AND Chuck Jones ('66) of Northern VA; 31 - Calmet Sawyer ('57) AND JoAnn Houston Parrott ('61) of NC AND Edna Whitcomb Harrison ('65) of VA AND Kathy Reece Burke (Warwick HS - '72);
01 - Dawn _____ Yevak of VA;
02 - Jerry Blanchard ('62) of VA AND AND Linda Booth Reed ('63) of VA AND Connie McGhee Soles ('63) of VA;
03 - Bill Combs ('63) AND Gail Kiger Bonsey (Ferguson HS - '73) of OR;
04 - Raoul Weinstein ('57) of GA AND Catherine Slusser Hudson ('64) of VA!
Many Happy Returns to You All!
THIS DAY IN WWII:
May 28, 1940 -
British forces recaptured
Norway. This was the first allied infantry victory of the War.
THIS DAY IN 1965:
|Friday, May 28, 1965 - Singer-songwriter and bass player (The Presidents of the United States of America and Caspar Babypants) Chris Ballew was born in Seattle, Washington.|
From My Friend, Susan, of NC -05/27/15:
becomes a living and an attractive virtue when it is regarded not only
as a willingness to die manfully, but also as a determination to live
decently. A moral coward is one who is afraid to do what he thinks is
right because others will disapprove or laugh. Remember that all men
have their fears, but those who face their fears with dignity have
courage as well.”
Thomas S. Monson,
Thanks so much, Susan!
From Bill Hobbs ('66) of Northern VA - 05/20/15 - "The Moon (& God) - perhaps you knew this already?":
Thank you so much, Billy! I remember watching the moon landing, but as for this part of the story, if I had ever known it, I had long since forgotten it!
From Judy Phillips Allen ('66) of VA - 05/19/15 - "Don't screw it up.":
|I love it! You will, too.
WHO GIVES THIS WOMAN?
Thank you, Dearest Judy!
From My Niece, Shari, of VA - 05/27/15 - "One Mega Large Family & 'Our Turtle' ":
|Jokes & Comical Quotes
From Clean Laughs
"Bruce Springsteen is selling his house in Beverly Hills for around $70 million. And for that much money, the house actually comes WITH Bruce Springsteen."
- Jimmy Fallon
- Seth Meyers
Leo and Ruth Zanger, Quincy residents who have been married for 59 years, said baby Jaxton Zanger, born April 8, marks their 46th great-grandchild and their overall 100th grandchild. The couple said they have 12 children, 53 grandchildren, 46 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson.
"We could start our own town," Leo Zanger joked to the Quincy Herald-Whig.
The couple said their large family is close-knit and most of them live in the Quincy area. They said family gatherings require a rented church hall and either 50 pounds of ham or 10 whole turkeys.
"We enjoy all of the family get-togethers," Leo Zanger said. The Zangers said they enjoy watching their family grow.
"All the grandkids know
us," Ruth Zanger said.
Thank you, Shari!
From Nancy Winall ('70) of VA - 05/27/15 - "Missing Cell Phone":
From Elizabeth Tedder Nunnally ('65 / '68) of VA - 05/27/15 - "Why Is It?":
|ONE OF LIFE'S GREAT MYSTERIES! Thanks, Elizabeth!|
From My Friend, Mariel, of NC - 05/26/15 - "Why?":
AH! ANOTHER GREAT QUESTION! Thanks, Mariel!
From Bill Hobbs ('66) of Northern VA - 05/15/15 - "Phenomenal Photos (#13 in a series of 16)":
BONUS HEAVENLY CROCHET PATTERNS:
BONUS HEAVENLY RECIPES:
Y'all take good care of each other! TYPHOONS FOREVER! We'll Always Have Buckroe!
Love to all, Carol
Recorded by Led Zeppelin, 1971
"Stairway to Heaven" midi courtesy of http://www.eadcentral.com/go/1/1/0/http://patmw.tripod.com/PatMWsMidiCollectionindex.html - 05/28/09
"Stairway to Heaven" lyrics courtesy of http://www.lyricsmode.com/lyrics/l/led_zeppelin/stairway_to_heaven.html - 05/28/09
"Stairway to Heaven" Image courtesy of http://www.azlyrics.com/lyrics/ledzeppelin/stairwaytoheaven.html - 05/28/13
Gold Scroll Divider Line clip art courtesy of http://www.wtv-zone.com/nevr2l82/bars17.html - 03/21/05 (re-saved 03/22/09)
Animated Tiny Birthday Cake clip art courtesy of Sarah Puckett Kressaty
('65) of VA - 08/31/05
Marine Corps Seal clip art courtesy of the lateHerbert Hice of MI - one of my Famous Marines who served in the South Pacific during WWII.
Thanks again, Herbie!!
Navy Seal clip art courtesy of http://www.onemileup.com/miniSeals.asp - 05/29/06
Ferguson High School's Anchor clip art courtesy of Steve Silsby (Ferguson HS - '72) of NC - 12/14/05
Animated Rolling Cat clip art courtesy of http://www.cybergata.com/anim.htm - page 14 - 11/14/09
Animated Laughing Cat courtesy
of Joyce Lawrence Cahoon ('65) of VA - 07/29/08
Laughing Kitty courtesy of Tom Flax ('64) of VA - 06/03/06
Laughing Frog courtesy of
('65) of VA - 07/16/08