06/15/15 - NNHS Newsletter -
On the Other Hand
“While we are free to choose our actions, we are not free
Stephen R. Covey
Dear Friends and Schoolmates,
I don't think we've used a good ol' country song lately; on the other hand, I could be wrong.....
BONUS - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pJgV-TGkFeU - On the Other Hand - Randy Travis, 1985
|"On the Other Hand" is a country music song written by Paul Overstreet and Don Schlitz. First recorded by Keith Whitley on his 1985 album L.A. to Miami, it was later released by Randy Travis as the lead-off single to his album Storms of Life, and it peaked at #67 in the United States. However, it was re-released in April 1986 after the song "1982" peaked, and the re-release was his first number-one hit in both the United States and Canada.|
THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:
Happy Birthday tomorrow to Jane Hoffman ('57) AND Kay Walker Gray ('57) AND Nancy Dearing Berry ('62) of TX!
Happy Birthday this week to:
17 -Dino Vretos ('57) AND Roberta Hilsdon ('70) of GA;
18 - The late Mimi Weger Green ('40) (deceased 15 Mar 2010) AND Tim Whitt ('66) of VA AND Mike Leonard ('68) of VAAND the late Mark Wilson ('68) (deceased 19 Apr 2011) AND Kathy McDaniel Adams ('71);
19 - Jill Douglas Schumacher ('57) ANDDoris Landon Lewis ('57);
21 -Ralph Goldstein ('57) AND Kelly Loose Bustamante ('58) of VA AND Terry Haney ('66) of VA;
22 - Jim Cobb ('66) of VA;
23 - Bobby Ball ('63) AND Faye Pearce Nalls ('63)!
Many Happy Returns, One and All!
800 YEARS AGO TODAY:
|June 15, 1215 - King John of England put his seal to the Magna Carta.|
200 YEARS AGO TODAY:
|June 15, 1815 - The Duchess of Richmond's ball was held in Brussels, "the most famous ball in history".|
THIS DAY IN WWII:
|June 15, 1940 - The French fortress of Verdun was captured by
June 15, 1942 - The US
Army activated the Hampton Roads Port of Embarkation (HRPE).
Until late 1945, the Army ran the port operations in Newport News and
Norfolk. HRPE was the third most active of eight ports taken over by the
government during WWII. Only New York and San Francisco processed more
service personnel, coming and going. When HRPE was shut down, a total of
1,687,000 people had passed through the HRPE port area.
THIS DAY IN 1965:
June 15, 1965 - Rower
From My Friend, Susan, of NC - 06/14/15:
upward, look upward, reach outward, press forward.”
Thomas S. Monson
Thanks so much, Susan!
From Ed Nichols ('62) of Northern VA - 06/14/15:
Hi pretty lady.
I hope and pray that most things are going well with you and Paul. What a job you have at 10 to 12 hours a day. We are so lucky to have you!! And blessed.
Typhoon Nation, Keep those donations coming please.
Thank you so much, Eddie Darlin'! What a wonderful life to my spirits!
From Elizabeth Tedder Nunnally ('65 / '68) of VA - 06/13/15:
|Thank you, Elizabeth!|
From My Friend, Dwayne, of NC - 06/14/15:
“You have hissed my mystery lectures and were caught fighting a liar in
the quad. Having tasted the whole worm, you will leave by the next town
- Attributed to the ReverendWilliam Archibald Spooner
(22 July 1844 – 29 Aug 1930)
From Judy Phillips Allen ('66) of VA - 06/01/15 - "Texas Humor (#1 in a series of 33)":
|Thanks, Dearest Judy!|
BONUS ON THE OTHER HANDCROCHET PATTERNS:
http://crocheting.myfavoritecraft.org/ - Free Crochet Patterns - "...The pink bag on the other hand is great beginner pattern and works up very fast since it ..."
BONUS ON THE OTHER HAND RECIPE:
|http://www.independentsbysodexo.com/seasonal-recipes/ - Apricot Hot Cross Buns - "...Knead the dough by holding the dough with one hand and stretching it with the heal of the other hand..."|
From www.ajokeaday.com - 06/11/15:
Wednesday, July 8, 2015 - 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.
2. Friday and Saturday, October 16 and 17, 2015 - The NNHS Class of 1965 will hold its 50-Year Reunion at the Marriott at City Center, 740 Town Center Drive, Newport News. Friday night will be open to all graduates of NNHS; Saturday night will be reserved for 1965 Class members and their guests. CONTACT: Lynn Walker Brothers @ email@example.com or Pauline Collins Shofner @ firstname.lastname@example.org.
http://www.nnhs65.com/requests-prayers.html - updated 06/14/10
http://nnhs.wordpress.com/ - updated 08/04/09
Love to all, Carol
NNHS CLASS OF '65 WEB SITE:
PERSONAL WEB SITE: http://www.angelfire.com/weird2/cluckmeat
Carol Buckley Harty
7020 Lure Court
Fayetteville, NC 28311-9309
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!
On the Other Hand
Written by Paul Overstreet (b. 17 Mar 1955) and Don Schlitz (b. 29 Aug 1952)
Recorded by Randy Travis (b. 04 May 1959), 1985
"On the Other Hand" midi courtesy of http://www.ajsmidi.com/country/top100.html - 06/15/10
"On the Other Hand" lyrics courtesy of http://www.cowboylyrics.com/lyrics/travis-randy/on-the-other-hand-9221.html - 06/15/10
Image of Hand with Ring courtesy of http://rockdiamond.com/index.php/jewelry/halo-diamond-ring-100-light-yellow-cushion-fishtail-setting - 06/15/09
Peach Zigzag Divider Line clip art courtesy of http://www.wtv-zone.com/nevr2l82/bars26.html - 11/28/05
Birthday Cake clip art courtesy of Sarah Puckett Kressaty ('65) of VA -
Thanks, Sarah Sugah!
Animated Army Flag clip art courtesy of http://www.angelfire.com/ny4/KevsGifsGalore/Patriotic.html - 06/18/03
Navy Seal clip art courtesy of http://www.onemileup.com/miniSeals.asp - 05/29/06
Cats courtesy of Paul Harty (Bardolph HS, IL - '61) of NC - 12/10/11
Animated Laughing Kitty courtesy of Al Farber ('64) of GA - 10/08/07
Animated Laughing Smiley courtesy of Janice McCain Rose ('65) of VA - 02/07/07
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