|06/21/11 - NNHS Newsletter - Summer Wind|
“It's designed to break your heart. The game begins in the spring,
Dear Friends and Schoolmates,
It's Frank again. You know how he never misses an opportunity to sing to me - probably in retaliation for all those many years when I didn't really appreciate his music. So today is the first day of summer, and BOOM CHOCALOTTALOTTA - he started singing Summer Wind to me. Well, what else could he do?!?
BONUS - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z9wNfAheqnA - Summer Wind - Frank Sinatra
|"Summer Wind" is a 1965 song, with music by
Heinz Meier (=
Henry Mayer) and lyrics by
Johnny Mercer. The song is a nostalgic tale of a fleeting romance,
first recorded by
Wayne Newton who had the first national chart hit with the song in
1965, peaking at number 78.
"Summer Wind" is most known for a 1966 recording by Frank Sinatra which peaked at number twenty-five on the Billboard pop singles chart and number one on the Easy Listening chart. The Sinatra version originally appeared on his album, Strangers in the Night. By the 2000s, it was one of Sinatra's most-used recordings in various contexts.
From Jack Nelson ('54) of Northern VA - 06/19/11 - "Aromas, June 25, 2011, Williamsburg, Virginia":
Bill Campbell ('54 of VA) submitted this for all you Newport News High School folks, and others, in case you would like to hear Bill's music.
Aloha, hello, and hi ya'll,
As you may know, I have been playing the guitar at many venues in the area for the past 10 years, and many folks have told me that they would have loved to have attended had they known about the performance. So, in order to preclude this unfortunate happenstance in the future, I am going to start informing everyone I know in advance of any upcoming performances. I should have been doing that all along (along with hundreds of other things that I should have been doing.)
So, I will be playing at Aromas in Williamsburg, 431 Prince George Street, on Saturday, June 25, 2011, from 8 PM until 10:30 PM.
So, why don't you plan to drop by and say hello, get a cup of coffee and/or sandwich, and listen awhile. You might be pleasantly surprised at some of the things you will hear. I will play a mixture of Hawaiian slack key songs, original compositions, and old favorites, including 'Lara's Theme' from Dr. Zhivago, 'September Song', 'Over The Rainbow', 'Moonglow' and about 50 others.
OH, WOWZERS! How exciting! Thanks so much for letting us know, Jack! Break a leg, Bill!
THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:
Happy Birthday today to Ralph Goldstein ('57) AND Kelly Loose Bustamante ('58) of VA AND Terry Haney ('66) of VA!
Happy Birthday tomorrow to Jim Cobb ('66) of VA!
Happy Birthday this week to:
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;
Fred Eubank ('64) of TX;
27 - Jimmy Dick ('65) of FL AND My #1 Daughter-in-Law, Mary Bennett Harty (Litchfield HS, IL - '89) of IL;
28 - Andrew Puckett ('57) AND Henry Hoyle ('65) of Northern VA!
Many Happy Returns, One and All!
YESTERDAY IN THE WAR BETWEEN THE STATES:
INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO:
Monday, June 20, 1864
STUBBORNNESS SERVES SOLDIER SECURELY
Gen. John Hunt Morgan, CSA, was the scourge of Union-held areas in Kentucky, riding out of Tennessee. On one recent foray he had had several men captured. These were transferred today to the Federal prisoner-of-war camp at Rock Island Barracks in the Mississippi River between Iowa and Illinois. One of these prisoners, Pvt. James P. Gold, spent the rest of the war there because he refused to take the oath of loyalty to the Union. He lived until 1934, one of the last Civil War vets.
THIS DAY IN THE WAR BETWEEN THE STATES:
INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO:
Friday, June 21, 1861
WINDER WRANGLES WARTIME WORK
John H. Winder received his commission as Brigadier General in the army of the Confederate States of America today, and possibly the toughest assignment of the war. He was named inspector general of all the military camps in the Richmond area. Among other duties, he was charged with finding uniforms and weapons for the armies, paperwork for discharges for those unfit for service, capturing deserters and caring for the sick and wounded. He would lead a busy war.
Saturday, June 21, 1862
DAVIS DRAFTS DETERMINED DEPOSITION
Jefferson Davis, contrary to the Victorian stereotype, was very open with his wife, Varina, about the actions and progress of the war. “We are preparing and taking position for the struggle which must be near at hand. The stake is too high to permit the pulse to keep its even beat,” he wrote today. “A total defeat of McClellan will relieve the Confederacy of its embarrassments in the East, and then we must make a desperate effort to regain what Beauregard has abandoned in the West.”
Tuesday, June 21, 1864
PRESIDENT PONDERS PETERSBURG PLANS
Gen. U.S. Grant had a busy day today. First he met with Meade and the two settled plans for the use of cavalry to disrupt the Confederate railroads that were not already in Union hands. They also decided to extend the lines to the left, and keep extending, if necessary, until they encircled the town. Then he had to scurry off to meet his commander-in-chief, who had arrived at City Point by ship, and take him on a tour of the lines on horseback.
1. From Dee Hodges Bartram ('66) of VA - 05/08/11 - "OPEN REUNION SPONSORED BY THE CLASS OF 1966":
A Happy, Happy Mother’s Day to you!! I hope you have a glorious day!
The 45-year reunion plans for the Class of 1966 has been finalized. I would appreciate it if you would put this reunion notice in your newsletter for me.
Thank you so much for all you do!
Dee Hodges Bartram
The Class of 1966 will hold an OPEN 45 year reunion on Friday and Saturday, August 19 and 20, 2011. Here is the schedule:
Friday night – 7:00 p.m. until closing - RJ’s Restaurant and Pub located at 12743 Jefferson Avenue (Denbigh Crossing Shopping Center), Newport News, VA. The owner, Ron Johnson, is a Typhoon alumnus. Each person attending on Friday night is responsible for the cost of their dinner, drinks or snacks.
Saturday night: Warwick Yacht Club, located at 400 Maxwell Lane, Newport News, from 7:00 p.m. till midnight. We will have light Hors D’oeuvres and a cash bar. Dress Code: Dressy Casual (no shorts, jeans or ties, please). Music by the Rock-it-Men Band.
cost for the reunion will be $40 per person.
Included in this cost is the rental of the Yacht Club, paper,
envelopes, printer ink, stamps, food, bartender, carver and server
fees. If any of you would like to make a monetary donation to help
underwrite the cost of the reunion, it will be greatly appreciated.
Updates on the reunion will be sent out by via e-mail to those of you that I have e-mail addresses for. Also, Carol Buckley Harty, Class of 1965, has created a NNHS website at http://nnhs65.com/NNHS-Newsletters-2011.html where I will also post updates.
We look forward to seeing you at the reunion!
NNHS Class of 1966 45-Year Reunion Committee
Dee Hodges Bartram (757) 868-8443
Please send the registration form and your check, payable to Mrs. Dee Bartram, by July 8, 2011. My address is 21 Laydon Way, Poquoson, VA 23662. The cost after July 8th will be $50 per person.
Please give me the count for each night.
Will attend: Friday Night _______ Saturday Night _______
Name: ________________________________________ (Ladies – please include maiden name)
Spouse/Guest Name: ____________________________
______________________________________________ Phone: _______________ E-mail address: ___________________________
Amount Enclosed: _______________
NOTE: If you are going to attend Friday only, I still need to know in order to give the restaurant a count. Please extend me and the restaurant the courtesy of letting me know if you will be there by either e-mailing me at email@example.com or calling me at (757) 868-8443.
If you are unable to attend the reunion, please e-mail or call me with any e-mail address updates or home address change updates.
AN OPEN REUNION?!? But of course, Dee - thanks so much!
The link is now on the main page as well as the Reunion Page:
2. From Dave Spriggs ('64) of VA - 05/07/11 - "Newsletter Request":
Could you place the attached item in an upcoming newsletter and run it for a week or two? Any longer than that and people will just scroll past it.
IF YOU ATTENDED
BETWEEN 1961 AND 1971 -------
… and you
have not yet been contacted by the Reunion Committee, then please get in
CNC DECADER STEERING COMMITTEE
Plans for the reunion and other cool stuff may be found at our web site:
Why, certainly, David! The link is now on the main page as well:
From Ruth Ann Reece Horace ('67) of FL - 06/19/11 - "HIS AND HER DIARY":
|HIS AND HER DIARY FOR THE SAME
Tonight, I thought my husband was acting weird. We had made plans to meet at a nice restaurant for dinner. I was shopping with my friends all day long, so I thought he was upset at the fact that I was a bit late, but he made no comment on it. Conversation wasn't flowing, so I suggested that we go somewhere quiet so we could talk. He agreed, but he didn't say much. I asked him what was wrong; he said, 'Nothing.' I asked him if it was my fault that he was upset. He said he wasn't upset that it had nothing to do with me and not to worry about it. On the way home, I told him that I loved him. He smiled slightly, and kept driving. I can't explain his behavior; I don't know why he didn't say, 'I love you, too.'
When we got home, I felt as if I had lost him completely, as if he wanted nothing to do with me anymore. He just sat there quietly, and watched TV. He continued to seem distant and absent. Finally, with silence all around us, I decided to go to bed. About 15 minutes later, he came to bed. But I still felt that he was distracted, and his thoughts were somewhere else. He fell asleep -- I cried.
I don't know what to do. I'm almost sure that his thoughts are with someone else. My life is a disaster.
Boat wouldn't start; can't figure out why.
WILD GIGGLES! Thanks, Ruthie!
From Bill Hobbs ('66) of Northern VA - 06/19/11 - "On Growing Old (Absolutely Stunning Photos)":
This has been around before, but it is pretty.
OOH! Thank you so much, Bill!
From Glenn Dye ('60) of TX - 06/20/11 - "DANCING COUPLE":
GIGGLES! That's amazing - and a bit silly! Thanks, Glenn!
From My Niece, Shari, of VA - 06/20/11 - "RIP--Ryan Dunn":
Thank you, Shari - so sad!
From Tom Flax ('64) of VA - 05/31/11, 12:07PM - "notice for website":
Good day, Miss Carol,
I hope your move is going smoothly.. but it is surely hot here in the south..
My wife and I would like for you to publish on the website in your own words the following:
Tom and Nancy Flax will be going on a 2 night "cruise to nowhere" on the Carnival Glory on Saturday, October 22, 2011 for a 2 nights out of Norfolk, Virginia, and invite all Typhoons to join them.
If interested you can contact Carnival Cruise online for details, or call 1-800-819-3902 ext 85703 (mention the Flax party to Jean Michel). He will hook you up. The cruise leaves Saturday afternoon from Norfolk, Virginia and returns home on Monday morning 8AM. Come join the "fun, food and friendship on the carnival cruise ship..."
Thanks, Carol.. have a great summer...
Tom Flax NNHS 64
COOL BEANS! Your words seem just fine and dandy to me, Tom! Y'all have fun!
www.ajokeaday.com - 06/19/11:
DATES TO REMEMBER:
1. Thursday, July 7, 2011 - The NNHS Class of 1955 holds
Lunch Bunch gatherings on the first Thursday of every month at Steve & John's
Steak House on Jefferson Avenue just above Denbigh Boulevard in Newport News at
11:00 AM. The luncheon is not limited to just the Class of '55; if you have
friends in that year, go visit with them.
2. Saturday, July 9, 2011 (6:30 PM to 11:30 PM) - The Class of 1971 will hold its 40-Year Reunion at Newport News Marriott at City Center, 740 Town Center Drive, Newport News. For details, contact Richard Rawls at Richard@Rawls.com - CLASS OF 1971
3. Wednesday, August 10, 2011 - 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.
4. Friday and Saturday, August 19 and 20, 2011 - The Class of 1966 will hold its 45-Year Reunion at RJ's Restaurant and Pun AND the Warwick Yacht Club, Newport News. DETAILS: http://www.nnhs65.com/reunion-class-of-1966/45th-Reunion-Letter-2011.doc; CONTACT: Dee Hodges Bartram at firstname.lastname@example.org -OPEN REUNION!
5. Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, August 26, 27, and 28, 2011 - The Class of 1961 will hold its 50-Year Reunion. - For details, see: www.nnhs1961.org and contact Gary Fitzgerald at Fitz43@cox.net or 757-879-2847 - CLASS OF 1961
6. Wednesday and Thursday, October 19 and 20, 2011 - The Class of 1956 will hold its 55-Year Reunion. Be on the lookout for "snail mail" in early May. - CLASS OF 1956
http://www.nnhs65.com/requests-prayers.html - updated 05/05/11
http://nnhs.wordpress.com/ - updated 03/13/11
Y'all take care of each other! TYPHOONS FOREVER! We'll Always Have Buckroe!
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
Just mail it directly to my home.
Music by Heinz Meier (Henry Mayer), and possibly Hans Bradtke?!?
Lyrics by Johnny Mercer (18 Nov 1909 – 25 June 1976)
Recorded by Frank Sinatra (12 Dec 1915 – 14 May 1998), 1966
The summer wind, came blowin' in - from across the sea
It lingered there, so warm and fair - to walk with me
All summer long, we sang a song - and strolled on golden sand
Two sweethearts, and the summer wind
Like painted kites, those days and nights - went flyin' by
The world was new, beneath a blue - umbrella sky
Then softer than, a piper man - one day it called to you
And I lost you, to the summer wind
The autumn wind, and the winter wind - have come and gone
And still the days, those lonely days - go on and on
And guess who sighs his lullabies - through nights that never end
My fickle friend, the summer wind
"Summer Wind" midi courtesy of http://www.albertarose.org/Music/donniec.htm - 06/21/07
"Summer Wind" lyrics courtesy of http://www.lyricsfreak.com/f/frank+sinatra/summer+wind_20056439.html - 06/21/07
"neloqua's" 2006 Photograph, "Two Sweethearts and the Summer Wind" courtesy of http://www.flickr.com/photos/neloqua/107544390/ - 06/18/07
Image of Mark Shasha's 2004 Painting "Summer Wind" courtesy of http://www.markshasha.com/mark_shasha_gallery_2007.htm - 06/21/07
Brown Leaf Divider Line clip art courtesy of http://www.wtv-zone.com/nevr2l82/bars4.html - 06/21/07
Animated Tiny Birthday Cake clip art courtesy of Sarah Puckett Kressaty ('65) of
VA - 08/31/05
Thanks, Sarah Sugah!
Navy Seal clip art courtesy of http://www.onemileup.com/miniSeals.asp - 05/29/06
John Marshall High School's Justice Scale clip art courtesy of Cheryl White
Wilson (JMHS - '64) of VA - 10/13/05 (replaced 02/23/09)
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
Litchfield High School's Purple Panther Paw Print courtesy ofhttp://www.litchfield.k12.il.us/ - 06/23/07
Animated Cheering Smiley
clip art courtesy of Al Farber ('64) of GA - 08/18/05 (re-saved 02/27/09)
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