05/30/15 - NNHS Newsletter -
Who Wants to Live Forever?
“We all die. The goal isn't to live forever, the goal is to create something
Dear Friends and Schoolmates,
Live forever? Well, no, not in mortality, not I!
BONUS #1 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Jtpf8N5IDE - Who Wants to Live Forever - Queen
BONUS #2 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8EikYyrLo4w - Who Wants to Live Forever - Seal
BONUS #3 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DNllkqp989c - Who Wants to Live Forever - Sarah Brightman
"Who Wants to Live Forever" is a song by the English
the sixth track on the album
A Kind of Magic, released in June 1986, and was written by
Brian May for the soundtrack to the film
Highlander, directed by
The song peaked at No 24 in the British charts.
The song is used to frame the scenes in the film where Connor MacLeod must endure his beloved wife Heather growing old and dying while he, as an Immortal, remains forever young. (It was later used in the episodes "The Gathering", "Revenge is Sweet", "The Hunters", "Line of Fire", and "Leader of the Pack" of the Highlander television series.) The song's title is taken from a line in another movie scored by Brian May and Queen, Flash Gordon (the line can be heard on Battle Theme from Queen Flash Gordon soundtrack album)...
Sarah Brightman covered this track on her 1997 album, "Time to say Goodbye"...
THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:
Happy Birthday today toMickey Spivey ('65) of FL AND Chuck Jones ('66) of Northern VA!
Happy Birthday tomorrow to Calmet Sawyer ('57) AND JoAnn Houston Parrott ('61) of NC AND Edna Whitcomb Harrison ('65) of VA AND Kathy Reece Burke (Warwick HS - '72)!
Happy Birthday this week to:
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!
05 - Brian Blakley (Cheyenne HS, NV - '04) of UT;
06 - Robert Helmintoller ('57) AND Bertha Smith Zacharias ('57)!
Many Happy Returns to You All!
200 YEARS AGO TODAY:
|May 30, 1815 - The East Indiaman Arniston was wrecked during a storm at Waenhuiskrans, near Cape Agulhas, in present-day South Africa, with the loss of 372 lives.|
THIS DAY IN WWII:
May 30, 1958 - Memorial Day: the remains of two unidentified American servicemen, killed in action during World War II and the Korean War respectively, were buried at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery.
THIS DAY IN 1965:
Sunday, May 30, 1965 -Basketball player and coach Billy Donovan was born William John Donovan, Jr. in Rockville Centre, New York.
Sunday, May 30, 1965 - Terrorist Abderraouf Jdey was born Abderraouf bin Habib bin Yousef Jdey (عبد الرؤوف جدي) in Grombalia, Tunisia.
Sunday, May 30, 1965 - Animator and producer, founder of Rainbow S.r.l., Iginio Straffi, was born in Gualdo, Marche, Italy.
Sunday, May 30, 1965 - Linguist Louis Hjelmslev (b. Louis Trolle Hjelmslev on 03 Oct 1899 in Copenhagen, Denmark) died in Copenhagen, Denmark.
From My Friend, Susan, of NC -05/29/15:
|“On this mortal
journey, we must never think that our choices affect only us.”
From My Daughter, Adrienne Harty (Hillsboro HS, IL / American School, IL) of NC - 05/29/15 - "Ways to make money from home":
COOL BEANS! Thanks, Webby! I nominate YOU!
From Elizabeth Tedder Nunnally ('65 / '68) of VA - 05/29/15:
From My Sister-in-Law, Ramona Harty (Jackson HS, MO - '75) of MO - 05/29/15:
|GOTTA LOVE IT! Thanks, Monie!|
From Bill Hobbs ('66) of Northern VA - 05/15/15 - "Phenomenal Photos (#15 in a series of 29)":
BONUS FOREVER CROCHET PATTERNS:
BONUS LIVE FOREVER RECIPE:
Y'all take good care of each other! TYPHOONS FOREVER! We'll Always Have Buckroe!
Love to all, Carol
Words and music byBrian May
(b. 19 July 1947)
Recorded by Queen, 1986
Sarah Brightman, 1997
"Who Wants to Live Forever" midi courtesy of
http://www.queenwords.com/audio/midis/forever.mid - 05/30/11
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 late Herbert 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
Cheyenne High School (NV) Desert Shields Logo courtesy of http://www.ccsd.net/schools/cheyenne/sports.htm - 02/05/08
Hillsboro High School's Topper (Band Version) clip art courtesy of
American School Logo courtesy of http://www.americanschoolofcorr.com/grads.asp - 09/05/06
Animated Rolling on the Floor
Laughing Smiley clip art courtesy of Jerry ('65) and Judy Phillips ('66) Allen
of VA - 08/13/10
clip art courtesy of Janice McCain Rose ('65) of VA - 01/24/16
Jackson High School (MO) logo courtesy of http://www.jacksonr2schools.com/seniorhigh/ - 05/25/15
Laughing Jerry courtesy of Cookie Phillips Tyndall ('64) of VA - 06/14/06