06/15/16 - 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.|
From Elizabeth Tedder Nunnally ('65 / '68) of VA - 06/14/16:
|Just wanted everyone to
know that I will be at Mary Immaculate Hospital most of the day tomorrow
to have yet another blood transfusion -- 2 units, again. I knew my blood
was low (had no idea it was as low as it is) because I was so so tired.
Will let everyone know how I feel tomorrow night. Please remember me in
YIKES! Certainly, Elizabeth!
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!
200 YEARS AGO TODAY:
|June 15, 1816 - At the Villa Diodati in the village of Cologny, Switzerland, Lord Byron read Fantasmagoriana to his four house guests — Percy Shelley, Mary Shelley, Claire Clairmont, and John Polidori — and challenged each guest to write a ghost story, which culminated in Mary Shelley writing the novel Frankenstein, John Polidori writing the short story The Vampyre, and Byron writing an unfinished vampire novel, Fragment of a Novel, and the poem Darkness.|
100 YEARS AGO TODAY:
|June 15, 1916 - U.S. President Woodrow Wilson signed a bill incorporating the Boy Scouts of America, making them the only American youth organization with a federal charter.|
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 1966:
upward, look upward, reach outward, press forward.”
Thomas S. Monson
Thanks so much, Susan!
From Me ('65) of NC - 06/14/16:
|“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 drain.”|
|BONUS ON THE OTHER HAND CROCHET
Free Crochet Patterns - "... The pink pink bag on the other hand is a great beginner pattern and works up very fast..."
BONUS ON THE OTHER HAND RECIPE:Apple Hand Pies - "...using your index finger on the other hand..."
FINALLY:www.ajokeaday.com - 06/11/15:
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 firstname.lastname@example.org; 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
Army Seal clip
art courtesy of Al Farber ('64) of GA - 05/24/06 (still missing...)
Replaced by Norm Covert ('61) of MD - 02/09/09
Animated Laughing Kitty courtesy of Al Farber ('64) of GA - 10/08/07
Animated Rolling on the Floor Laughing Boy courtesy of http://www.animationfactory.com - 04/06/05
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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