|06/19/15 - NNHS Newsletter - The Feast of Saints Gervasius and Protasius|
Let these triumphant victims be brought to the place where Christ is the
victim. But He
St. Ambrose of Milan
Dear Friends and Schoolmates,
It's true. I really had to dig a bit to find the theme for today's Newsletter, which honors two second century Christian martyrs, the patron saints of Milan and of haymakers, and whose names are invoked for the discovery of thieves.
BONUS - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vxaBRq0Z5MA - The Feast of Saints Gervasius and Protasius
THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:
Happy Birthday today toJill Douglas Schumacher ('57) AND Doris Landon Lewis ('57)!
Happy Birthday tomorrow to Barbara Houston ('68) of Northern VA!
Happy Birthday this week to:
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);
24 - My Cousin, Jean Atkinson Mallory (Warsaw HS / Rappahannock HS / John Marshall HS - '65) of VA;
25 - David Lundquist ('57) AND Glenn Dye ('60) of TX AND Jean Poole Burton ('64) of RI!
Many Happy Returns, One and All!
150 YEARS AGO TODAY:
|June 19, 1865 - Over two years after the Emancipation Proclamation, slaves in Galveston, Texas, United States, were finally informed of their freedom. The anniversary is still officially celebrated in Texas and 41 other contiguous states as Juneteenth.|
THIS DAY IN WWII:
June 19, 1942 - British Prime Minister Winston Churchill
arrived in Washington, DC, to discuss the invasion of North Africa with U.S.
THIS DAY IN 1965:
|Saturday, June 19, 1965 - Nguyễn Cao Kỳ became Prime Minister of South Vietnam at the head of a military junta; General Nguyễn Văn Thiệu became the figurehead chief of state.|
If you don't get what you want, you suffer; if you get what you don't
want, you suffer; even when you get exactly what you want, you still
suffer because you can't hold on to it forever. Your mind is your
predicament. It wants to be free of change. Free of pain, free of the
obligations of life and death. But change is law and no amount of
pretending will alter that reality.
( 470/469 - 399 B.C.)
Thanks so much, Susan!
Hochman ('60) of VA -
I have not heard
anything from you in a long while. I certainly miss your TYPHOON
information and news! I hope all is well! You are certainly
appreciated for all you do!
Thank you so much, Steve! As you've noticed, I've not issued any announcements since about May Day (there's probably a message right there).
Y'all have heard me whining about those odious announcements since I first began sending them out over a decade ago. They're time-consuming, tedious and frustrating, but it all would have been worth it had they actually reached everyone. As it happens, though, neither you nor Jerry ('65) and Judy Phillips ('66) Allen of VA - and presumably at least 182 other people - can get the blithering links to work!
I'm not sure whether I'm being practical or just plain bratty, but I've saved myself a great deal of frustration over the last seven weeks!
I'll keep trying to resolve the problem, though so far my attempts have led merely to more complications.
Meanwhile, "come and git 'em":
Corkie Collie (Warwick HS - '60) of VA - 06/19/15 - "WARWICK HIGH CLASS OF 1960
CLASS REUNION # 55 YEARS":
|WARWICK HIGH CLASS OF
1960 CLASS REUNION # 55 YEARS TO BE HELD SEPT 25 & 26 IN NEWPORT
FRI. NIGHT AT WARWICK YACHT CLUB AND SAT. NIGHT AT JAMES RIVER COUNTRY CLUB.
SEE DETAILS AT WWW.WARWICKFARMERS.COM.
COOL BEANS! Thanks, Corkie! The web page looks great!
I'll be carrying this message for you at the end of each Newsletter from now until The Big Event!
From Jane Monfalcone Simmons ('61) of GA - 06/18/15 - "Cousins":
|ABSOLUTELY! Thank you, Jane!|
It ain't over 'til it's over.
(b. 12 May 1925)
From Judy Phillips Allen ('66) of VA - 06/01/15 - "Texas Humor (#5 in a series of 33)":
|Thanks, Dearest Judy!|
BONUS CROCHET TECHNIQUES (Sorry; not theme-related):
http://www.knotyournanascrochet.com/2013/04/10-different-ways-to-join-granny-squares.html- 10 Different Ways To Join Granny Squares - "Since eventually we will want to be joining our granny squares to create a blanket or other item I thought we could do a roundup of all the different techniques so you can plan your blanket. Some of these methods allow you to join as you go which is pretty handy if you are making a large blanket..."
http://www.petalstopicots.com/2013/12/seamlessly-change-colors-in-crochet/ - How to Seamlessly Change Colors in Crochet - "Changing yarn colors within a row can be neat and easy. The trick is to prepare for the color change while working the stitch before the one that you want to show the next color. Put another way, the new color is introduced on the final yarn over of the stitch before..."
BONUS RECIPES (Sorry; not theme-related):
- Potato Tot Breakfast Bake - "Round
up the whole gang 'cause everyone is going to want a part of this Potato
Tot Breakfast Bake! It's full of everything they love best, including
crispy potato nuggets, flavorful breakfast sausage, and cheesy, creamy,
http://www.mrfood.com/Misc-Salads/Cherry-Cola-Salad-749 - Cherry Cola Salad - "Put this on your list to take to your next family reunion - and you're sure to get all the raves! The gang will want reunions more often!"
http://www.mrfood.com/Chicken/Chicken-a-la-King-in-a-Hurry-5248 - Chicken a la King in a Hurry - " 'Fancy-shmancy' just got easy-'pea'sy with our recipe for Chicken a la King in a Hurry! This comforting dinner recipe is said to have been created for a King, who loved it so much he put it on his hotel menu the very next day. Now your whole gang can enjoy having it on their menu!"
From www.ajokeaday.com - 06/18/15:
DATES TO REMEMBER:
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, September 25 and 26, 2015 - The Warwick HS Class of 1960 will hold its 55-Year Reunion. Friday night: at the Warwick Yacht Club; Saturday night: James River Country Club. DETAILS: WWW.WARWICKFARMERS.COM.
3. 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 @
firstname.lastname@example.org or Pauline Collins Shofner @
http://www.nnhs65.com/requests-prayers.html - updated 06/03/15
http://nnhs.wordpress.com/ - updated 03/13/11
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!
Image of Philippe de Champaigne's (26 May 1602 12 Aug 1674) 1658 painting, "Gervasius and Protasius" (detail fromThe Apparition to Saint Ambrose.),
Fancy Gold Divider Line clip art courtesy of http://www.goldclipart.com/24k/filigree.htm- 12/17/08
Navy Seal clip art courtesy of http://www.onemileup.com/miniSeals.asp - 05/29/06
High School's Justice Scale clip art courtesy of Cheryl White Wilson (JMHS
- '64) of VA - 10/13/05 (replaced 02/23/09)
Animated Hiding Mallard (by AF Artist - Josh Doohen) courtesy of http://www.animationfactory.com - 05/15/08
Army Seal clip art courtesy of Al Farber ('64) of GA - 05/24/06 (still
Replaced by Norm Covert ('61) of MD - 02/09/09
Animated Laughing Smiley courtesy of Janice McCain Rose ('65) of VA -
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