05/30/16 - NNHS Newsletter -
“The brave die never, though they sleep in dust:
Dear Friends and Schoolmates,
Assuming all is well with both me and my computer systems, we observe this day here every year.
THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:
Happy Memorial Day 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 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) AND My Granddaughter, Eve Harty of CA!
Many Happy Returns to You All!
600 YEARS AGO TODAY:
|May 30, 1416 - The Council of Constance, called by Emperor Sigismund, a supporter of Antipope John XXIII, burned Jerome of Prague following a trial for heresy.|
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 1966:
May 30, 1966 - The launch of Surveyor 1, the first US spacecraft to land on an extraterrestrial body.
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-in-Law, Laura Adams Harty (Cardston HS, Alberta - '95) of TX - 05/28/16 - "Memorial Day":
|This is why we live in a free country.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UUZHTE1jMXg - "As we go into this memorial day weekend. Let us not forget that it is about those Men and Woman who lost their lives in service of this great nation of ours. So whatever you do this weekend make sure you enjoy it to the fullest, but also take a minute and raise your cup and honor those who paid the ultimate price for our freedoms."
Thank you so much, Laura!
From My Friend, Richard, of DE - 05/27/16 - "Memorial Day":
Remember those that
have given their lives for this country and those I have had the honor
of bringing home. This weekend we honor you.
Thank you so very much, Richard, and for your continuing service as well!
From Mark Hutcherson ('66) of VA - 05/25/16 AND From Bobby Callis ('64) of WV - 05/28/16 - "Memorial Day":
|Thank you so much, Gentlemen!|
|FROM OUR ARCHIVE:|
From My Husband, Paul Harty (Bardolph HS, IL - '61) of NC - 05/28/16 AND From Buster Vest ('63) of VA - 05/28/16 - "Memorial Day":
|Cherish your freedom......there
is a profoundly high price paid by our defenders!! Very sad but
beautiful. Appropriate for Memorial Day….have your tissues handy. Put
aside the day's clutter, take a moment... Absolutely one of the best
tributes to our military that I've ever seen. Simply awesome... It will
start playing by itself. Sound UP! Full Screen!
Thanks so much, Gentlemen!
“Let me explain what I do here. I don't want to confuse you any more
than absolutely necessary.”
(18 Nov 1899 - 12 Mar 1985)
From My Husband, Paul Harty (Bardolph HS, IL - '61) of NC - 04/29/16 - "Photos Without Words" (#30 in a Series of 30):
Sometimes Photos Need No Words
INDEED! Thanks, Haul Party! These have been amazing!
The real secret of happiness is not what you give or what you
it's what you share.
GIGGLES! Thank you, Dearest Judy!
BONUS PATRIOTIC CROCHET PATTERNS:
BONUS MEMORIAL DAY RECIPES:
DATES TO REMEMBER:
http://www.nnhs65.com/requests-prayers.html - updated 05/27/16
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!
Words byJohn Newton, 1779
Amazing grace! (how sweet
That sav'd a wretch like me!
I once was lost, but now am found,
Was blind, but now I see.
'Twas grace that taught my heart to fear,
And grace my fears reliev'd;
How precious did that grace appear,
The hour I first believ'd!
Thro' many dangers, toils and snares,
I have already come;
'Tis grace has brought me safe thus far,
And grace will lead me home.
The Lord has promis'd good to me,
His word my hope secures;
He will my shield and portion be,
As long as life endures.
Yes, when this flesh and heart shall fail,
And mortal life shall cease;
I shall possess, within the veil,
A life of joy and peace.
The earth shall soon dissolve like snow,
The sun forbear to shine;
But God, who call'd me here below,
Will be forever mine.
Bagpipes Version of "Amazing Grace" midi courtesy of
at the suggestion of Dave Spriggs ('64) of VA - 05/21/08
"Amazing Grace" lyrics courtesy of http://www.littleleaf.com/amazinggrace.htm, also at the suggestion of Dave Spriggs ('64) of VA - 05/21/08
Thanks again, Dave!
Memorial Day Image courtesy of Tommy Jenkins ('66) of VA - 05/21/10
Animated Military Seals clip art courtesy of Al Farber ('64) of GA - 05/26/06
Elaine's Memorial Day Bar Divider Line clip art courtesy of http://homepages.tesco.net/~derek.berger/holidays/memorialday.html - 05/24/06
Animated Tiny Birthday Cake clip art courtesy of Sarah Puckett Kressaty
('65) of VA - 08/31/05
Thanks, Sarah Sugah!
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.
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
courtesy of Glenn Dye ('60) of TX - 08/28/09
Air Force Seal clip art courtesy of http://www1.va.gov/opa/feature/celebrate/milsongs.htm - 07/07/06
Coast Guard Seal clip art courtesy of http://www.tioh.hqda.pentagon.mil/SealsEmblems/USCG.htm - 10/03/07
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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