06/26/14 - NNHS Newsletter - Here I Go Again
“Sometimes, when one person is missing,
Alphonse de Lamartine
Dear Friends and Schoolmates,
We have another 80's song today:
BONUS - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C3wdMu8Mvhc - Here I Go Again - Whitesnake - "one of the most famous 80's music video in HD"
"Here I Go Again" is a song recorded by Whitesnake...
The song was written by lead singer, David Coverdale, and former Whitesnake guitarist, Bernie Marsden. The most notable differences between the original and revamped version are the style of the music (blues-rock versus hard rock) and a slight change in the lyrics. The chorus of the original version features the lines:
Whereas the newer version is:
Whitesnake's Here I go again was featured as one of the greatest songs of the 80's on VH1.
|THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:|
Birthday today to
Fred Eubank ('64) of TX!
Happy Birthday tomorrow to Gene Duncan ('60) of VA AND Eddie Mirmelstein ('62) AND Richard Honeycutt ('63) AND Jimmy Dick ('65) of FL AND My #1 Daughter-in-Law, Mary Bennett Harty (Litchfield HS, IL - '89) of IL!
Happy Birthday this week to:
Many Happy Returns, One and All!
THIS DAY IN WWII:
June 26, 1940 - Turkey declared its neutrality.
June 26, 1940 - Under the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact, the Soviet Union presented an ultimatum to Romania requiring it to cede Bessarabia and the northern part of Bukovina.
June 26, 1941 - Soviet planes bombed Kassa, Hungary (now Košice, Slovakia), giving Hungary the impetus to declare war the next day.
June 26, 1942 - The first flight of the
June 26, 1944 - The New York Giants, Brooklyn Dodgers and New York Yankees played against each other in a six inning contest in a war bonds fund-raiser. Over 50,000 people watched the game. The final score was Dodgers 5, Yankees 1 and the Giants 0.
June 26, 1945 - The U.N. Charter was signed by 50 nations in San Francisco, CA.
June 26, 1948 - The Western allies began airlifting supplies to the isolated western sector of Berlin after the Soviet Union blockaded West Berlin.
THISDAY IN 1964:
|Friday, June 26, 1964 - Race car driver Tommi Mäkinen was born Tommi Antero Mäkinen in Puuppola, Finland near Jyväskylä.|
From My Niece, Shari, of VA - 06/25/14 - "A letter from Grandma":
|A Letter From Grandma
Got a letter from Grandma the other day.
She wrote: Today I went up to a local Christian bookstore and saw a "Honk if you love Jesus" bumper sticker.
I was feeling particularly sassy that day because I had just come from a thrilling choir performance, followed by a thunderous prayer meeting, so I bought the sticker and put it on my bumper. I was stopped at a red light at a busy intersection, just lost in thought about the Lord and how good He is, and I didn't notice that the light had changed. It is a good thing someone else loves Jesus, because if he hadn't honked, I'd never have noticed! I found that lots of people love Jesus!
Why, while I was sitting there, the guy behind me started honking like crazy, and then he leaned out of his window and screamed, "For the love of God! Go! Go! Jesus Christ, go!" What an exuberant cheerleader he was for Jesus!
Everyone started honking! I just leaned out of my window and started waving and smiling at all these loving people. I even honked my horn a few times to share in the love! There must have been a man from Florida back there because I heard him yell something about a "sunny beach"...
I saw another guy waving in a funny way with only his middle finger stuck up in the air. Then I asked my teenage grandson in the back seat what that meant, and he said that it was probably a Hawaiian good luck sign, or something. Well, I've never met anyone from Hawaii, so I leaned out of the window and gave him the good luck sign back. My grandson burst out laughing...Why, even he was enjoying this religious experience!
A couple of the people were so caught up in the joy of the moment that they got out of their cars and started walking towards me. I bet they wanted to pray or ask what church I attended, but this is when I noticed that the light had changed. So, I waved to all of my brothers and sisters, grinned, and drove on through the intersection.
I noticed that I was the only car that got through before the light changed again, and I felt kind of sad that I had to leave them after all of the love that we had shared, so I slowed the car down, leaned out of the window, and gave them all the Hawaiian good luck sign one last time as I drove away.
Praise the Lord for such wonderful folks!
BONUS FAST CROCHET PATTERNS:
|http://crochet.about.com/od/tipstroubleshooting/a/Quick_Easy_Crochet.htm - Amy Solovay's Quick and Easy Crochet - "Are you looking for some quick and easy crochet ideas? You've come to the right place. Here are some time-saving crochet techniques, projects, and patterns." - "I ain't wasting no more time."|
BONUS FAST RECIPES:
|http://www.fastrecipes.com/ - Fast Recipes - "No time to cook? Need quick and easy meal ideas? Browse our list of favorites for delicious, wholesome dining. Spoil yourself with mouthwatering dishes that help make your time in the kitchen shorter, and your time at the table." - "I ain't wasting no more time."|
|INTERESTING FACTS ~ ~ really
amazing... ~ ~ ~
WOWZERS-YOWZERS! Thanks, Dools!
From www.ajokeaday.com - 06/25/14:
|A poet and a scientist were traveling together
on a plane. The scientist was bored and said to the poet, "Hey, you, do
you want to play a game? I'll ask you a question, and if you get it
wrong, you give me $5. Then, you ask me a question, and if I can't
answer it, I'll give you $5."
The poet thought about this for a moment, but he decided against it, seeing that the scientist was obviously a very bright man. He politely turned down the scientist's offer.
The scientist, who was really bored, tried again. "Look, I'll ask you a question, and if you can't answer it, you give me $5. Then you ask me a question, and if I can't answer it, I'll give you $50."
The poet agreed. "Okay," the scientist said, "what is the exact distance between the Earth and the Moon?"
The poet, obviously not knowing the answer, didn't stop to think about the scientist's question. He took a $5 bill out of his pocket and handed it to the scientist.
The scientist happily accepted the bill and promptly said, "Okay, now it's your turn."
The poet thought about this for a few minutes, then asked, "All right, what goes up a mountain on three legs, but comes down on four?"
The bright glow quickly vanished from the scientist's face. He thought about this for a long time, taking out his notepad and making numerous calculations. He finally gave up on his notepad and took out his laptop, using his Multimedia Encyclopedia. As the plane was landing the scientist gave up. He reluctantly handed the poet a $50 bill.
The poet accepted it graciously, getting ready to stand up. "Wait!" the scientist shouted, "you can't do this to me! What's the answer?"
The poet looked at the scientist and calmly put a $5 bill into his hand.
|DATES TO REMEMBER:|
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 - 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, July 25 and 26, 2014 - The NNHS Class of 1954 will hold a 60-YEAR REUNION in Newport News. Further info from Dr. Harry Simpson at 804 694 0346 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or Mickey Marcella at 757 249 3800 or email@example.com, or Betty H. Neher at 757 898 5099 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
3. Friday and Saturday, October 17 and 18, 2014 - The NNHS Class of 1964 will hold a 50-YEAR REUNION at the Newport News Marriott at City Center, 740 Town Center Drive. See: www.nnhs1964.com and contact David Spriggs at 757-409-2799 or email@example.com.
http://www.nnhs65.com/requests-prayers.html - updated 06/24/14
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
NNHS CLASS OF '65 WEB SITE:
Carol Buckley Harty
7020 Lure Court
Fayetteville, NC 28311-9309
mail it directly to my home. Thanks!