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06/11/18 - NNHS Newsletter -
That Was the Week That Was

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times...”

- Charles Dickens
, A Tale of Two Cities, 1859
 (07 June 1812 - 09 June 1870)

Dear Friends and Schoolmates,

    I really liked this quotation by  Elder Holland the first time I heard it eleven years ago. I still do.

BONUS - That Was the Week That Was Theme


THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:

   Happy Birthday today to Joan Warren Smith ('63) AND  Butch Corson ('63) of Northern VA!

   Happy Birthday tomorrow to Cynthia Clontz Mears ('57)!

   Happy Birthday this week to:

14 - The United States Army - 1775 AND   the late Rosalee Will Jecmenek ('65) (d. 20 July 2013) AND Cindy _____ Konstant of VA (Wife of  George Konstant - '65 of VA) AND   Linda McKenna Sivilich of PA AND    My Grandson, Buckley Harty of CA;

16 - Jane Hoffman ('57) AND  Kay Walker Gray ('57) of VA AND    Nancy Dearing Berry ('62) of TX;

17 - Dino Vretos ('57) AND Roberta Hilsdon ('70) of GA

18 - The late Mimi Weger Green ('40) (d. 15 Mar 2010) AND  Tim Whitt ('66) of VA AND  Mike Leonard ('68) of VA AND    the late Mark Wilson ('68) (d. 19 Apr 2011) AND Kathy McDaniel Adams ('71)!

   Many Happy Returns to You All!

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


900 YEARS AGO TODAY:

June 11, 1118 - Roger of Salerno, Prince of Antioch, captured Azaz from the Seljuk Turks.


THIS DAY IN WWII:

June 11, 1934 - The Disarmament Conference in Geneva ended in failure.

June 11, 1940 - The Italian Air Force bombed the British fortress at Malta in the Mediterranean.

June 11, 1942 - The United States agreed to send Lend-Lease aid to the Soviet Union.

June 11, 1943 - The Italian island of Pantelleria surrendered after a heavy air bombardment.

June 11, 1944 - USS Missouri (BB-63) the last battleship built by the United States Navy and future site of the signing of the Japanese Instrument of Surrender, was commissioned.

June 11, 1947 - The U.S. government announced an end to sugar rationing.


THIS DAY IN 1967:
 
Sunday, June 11, 1967 - The Newport News High School Class of 1967 was graduated.
 
Courtesy of Marty Whitmore McCoy ('67) of VA - 09/16/07
Thanks, Marty!
1967 Anchor, p. 165

07/13/10

           
1967 Anchor, pp. 176-7
 07/13/10


THIS DAY IN 1968:
 
Monday, June 11, 1968 - Lloyd J. Old identified the first cell surface antigens that could differentiate among different cell types.

Monday, June 11, 1968 - Alois, Hereditary Prince of Liechtenstein, Count Rietberg, was born Alois Philipp Maria in Zürich, Switzerland.

Monday, June 11, 1968 - Rugby player Manoa Thompson was born in Fiji.



My Friend, Susan, of NC - 06/11/18:

 
“Never let the noise of the world overpower and overwhelm that still, small voice.

- L. Tom Perry
(05 Aug 1922 - 30 May 2015
)

    Thanks so much, Susan!


From Joan Lauterbach Krause ('60) of VA - 06/11/18:

  Thank you, Joan!
 
 


  From John Murden ('60) of VA - 06/10/18:

  INDEED! Thank you, John!
 
 


From My Friend, Aaron, of NC - 06/11/18:

  Thanks, Aaron!
 
 


 From Jean Poole Burton ('64) of RI - 06/09/17 - "Sunny Lemon Icebox Cake":

LEMON ICEBOX CAKE - No stove, no oven, just mixing and layering :)

  Sunny Lemon Icebox Cake

INGREDIENTS

Cake:
2 packages lemon pudding mix
1 (8 oz) container Cool Whip
3 cups whole milk
1 (16 oz) package graham crackers

Lemon Frosting:
½ cup (1 stick) butter, softened
2 cups powdered sugar
2 tablespoons milk
2 tablespoons lemon juice
  PREPARATION

1. Line a 9x13 inch pan with parchment paper or aluminum foil, then cover completely with one layer of graham crackers, breaking the grahams into smaller pieces to fill gaps.

2. In a large bowl, combine pudding packets, Cool Whip, and milk, and pour half of mixture evenly over graham crackers.

3. Add another layer of graham crackers, top with remaining pudding mixture, and one final layer of graham crackers.

4. In a separate bowl, combine all frosting ingredients. Start with one cup of powdered sugar and add more until frosting is at desired consistency.

5. Spread frosting evenly over cake, cover, and freeze for at least 4 hours or overnight.

6. Remove from freezer. Slice, serve, and enjoy!
 
 

   OOH, LEMONY YUMMY! Thank you, Jean!


If at first the idea is not absurd, then there is no hope for it.

- Albert Einstein
 (14 Mar 1879 - 18 Apr 1955)


 From My Niece, Shari, of VA - 05/31/18 - "Beautiful Flowers" (#1 in a Series of 19):
 
  If anyone has noticed, I gather pictures to send out yearly of flowers. There may be other people who love flowers as much as I do, but my guess is no one loves flowers any more than I do. lol

Hope you enjoy them!
 

     Thank you, Shari!

 
 


BONUS CROCHET RING PATTERN:

Glamorous Crocheted Ring - "On Monday he gave me no beautiful things, On Tuesday, no diamonds, On Wednesday, no rings..."
 

BONUS DIAMOND KNIT PATTERNS:

Diamond Knitting Patterns - "Diamonds are a knitter’s best friend – diamond motifs that is — in diamond lace, diamond cables, diamond stitch patterns, diamond colorwork in these knitting patterns, most are free." - "On Monday he gave me no beautiful things, On Tuesday, no diamonds, On Wednesday, no rings..."
 

BONUS BEAUTIFUL RECIPES:

Martha Stewart's Top 10 Most Beautiful Recipes of 2013 - "This year's most eye-catching edibles are more than just a pretty plate." - "On Monday he gave me no beautiful things, On Tuesday, no diamonds, On Wednesday, no rings..."


FINALLY:
From www.ajokeaday.com - 06/10/18:

A pirate walked into a bar with a paper towel on his head, sat down, and ordered a drink.

The bartender served the pirate his drink, and asked about the paper towel.

The pirate smiled and said, "That be the Bounty on me head!"


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, July 11, 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. 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 06/11/18

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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Carol Buckley Harty
7020 Lure Court
Fayetteville, NC 28311-9309
910-584-8802

"Never underestimate
the power of a drop
in the bucket."

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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!    


That Was the Week That Was

Theme song from That Was The Week That Was  (1962–63)

Music and Lyrics by Ron Grainer
 (11 Aug 1922 - 21 Feb 1981)

Sung by Millicent Martin (b. 08 June 1934)

That was the week that was,
It's over, let it go.
That was the week that was,
It started way above par,
Finished way below.
That was the week that was,
It's over, let it slide.
That was the week that was,
I took him at his word,
He took me for a ride....

That was the week that was,
It's over, let it go.
That was the week that was,
I've got a lot to say
But nothing left to show.

On Monday he gave me no beautiful things,
On Tuesday, no diamonds,
On Wednesday, no rings,
On Thursday he failed to add gold to my stack,
On Friday, no mink found its way to my back,
Saturday is known to be my best shopping day,
But I soon found out that he
Was giving nothing away.....

That was the week that was,
It's over, let it be.
That was the week that was,
It may have been all right for you,
But not for me.
That was the week that was,
It's over, let it go.
Oh, what a week that was
That was the week that was.....


"That Was the Week That Was" lyrics (partially) transcribed by Webmistress - 06/11/13

Flower Bar Divider Line clip art courtesy of - well, I don't know, but it's been in my files since 01/27/10

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!

Animated Army Flag clip art courtesy of http://www.angelfire.com/ny4/KevsGifsGalore/Patriotic.html - 06/18/03    

Graduation clip art courtesy of http://www.hellasmultimedia.com/webimages/graduation/default.htm - 07/20/06

Animated Laughing Frog courtesy of Joyce Lawrence Cahoon of VA - 05/31/08
Thanks, Joyce!

Animated Drooling Smiley courtesy of http://www.hauntedhamilton.com/cgi-bin/scripts/board-image-lister.cgi - 02/16/09

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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