06/28/08 - NNHS Newsletter
"What's wrong with sweetness and light? It's been around quite awhile."
"What's wrong with sweetness and light? It's been around quite awhile."
Dear Friends and Schoolmates,
I really didn't feel like doing a Newsletter today, but I just couldn't bring myself to letting this day pass, either. I'm glad I persevered.
http://www.nnhs65.00freehost.com/06-28-06-NNHS-Richard-Rodgers-104th-Birthday.html - (705 kb MP3 version - "No Other Love")
http://www.nnhs65.00freehost.com/06-28-06-NNHS-B-Richard-Rodgers-104th-Birthday.html -(regular version - "Do Re Mi")
http://www.nnhs65.00freehost.com/06-28-07-NNHS-Richard-Rodgers-105th-Birthday.html - ("If I Loved You")
I wanted different music for this year, and I realized that Our Wizard of Wonderment, Dave Spriggs ('64) of VA, had already located it for me years ago for use elsewhere on the site.
This song is a very emotional favorite of mine on many different levels. I didn't see the play, but I absolutely loved the movie - and especially this song - when I saw Carousel as a nine-year-old. These words and this music sustained me during and after my beloved father's funeral (the late Robert Buckley - John Marshall HS - '25) when I was twelve years old. A year later, five other girls and I - Becky Goolsby ('64) and Brenda Smith (Warwick HS - '65) on first soprano; Rose Woodard ('65) and I on second soprano; and Paulette Westphal (Hampton HS - '64) and Bettyrene Cook (Hampton HS - '64) on alto - sang a three-part Fred Waring arrangement of it in Trinity Methodist Church's Antiphonal Choir. Hearing it again now could hardly have come at a better time.
Thank you again, David!
This opinion may or may not be shared by many, but I personally feel that one of the indications of a truly remarkable piece of music is how well it lends itself to various interpretations. These twelve bonus selections are certainly varied. Following the movie clip, they're roughly in alphabetical order. You may not enjoy them all, but there should be something for everyone.
BONUS #1 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nMb_NMX8zbQ - Carousel Waltz and You'll Never Walk Alone, 1956
BONUS #2 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wL7Oh5a-hzw - You'll Never Walk Alone - Ross Aldred with the Twelve Irish Tenors
BONUS #3 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YOyoixsRkQ4 - You'll Never Walk Alone - Celtic - Barcelona
BONUS #4 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-oo2TP4i5jg - You'll Never Walk Alone - Johnny Cash
BONUS #5 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h4nB7SfNegI - You'll Never Walk Alone - Renée Fleming (at the Nobel Peace Price Concert 2006 in Olso, Norway)
BONUS #6 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2zy3CeI0FCY - You'll Never Walk Alone - Gerry and the Pacemakers
BONUS #7 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ffBIOTP5vtg - You'll Never Walk Alone - Katherine Jenkins
BONUS #8 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GuFFMz3K0X0 - You'll Never Walk Alone - Patti Labelle at the Apollo, 1985
BONUS #9 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KCol6IcVMak - You'll Never Walk Alone - Charice Pempengco (Live performance at Search To Involve Pilipino Americans - SIPA - Awards Dinner on April 26, 2008 in Los Angeles, CA)
BONUS #10 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wSmr6b3Rd-M - You'll Never Walk Alone - Elvis Presley (recording with stills)
BONUS #11 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y-U-4LLstyg - You'll Never Walk Alone - Sissel, 2002
BONUS #12 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=01L3poHPaNI - You'll Never Walk Alone - The Three Tenors (Luciano Pavarotti, Placido Domingo, and Jose Carreras)
- TODAY AND UPCOMING:
Happy Birthday today to Andrew Puckett ('57) AND Henry Hoyle ('65) of Northern VA!
Happy Birthday tomorrow to Carolyn Frizzelle Hogge ('61) of VA AND Jimmy Smith ('62) of VA!
this week to:
30 - Blaine Crum ('57);
Julius Benton ('58) of VA
Linda Ray Letchworth Enochs ('60) of TX;
02 - Fred Mays ('60) of VA !
Many Happy Returns, One and All!
1. From My Niece, Shari, of VA - 06/27/08, 1:59 PM:
Thank you. I can be taken off your prayer roll. Emily will need another surgery, but other than pain for another 6 weeks, I will live. Thank you for all who prayed for me! I was so afraid my children would be left without a mother.. plus I want to live! I am finally starting over after almost 26 years of being married. I would like to kiss a few princes before I die. Know any??? The non relative kind, of course! ;-)
SUPER-DE-DUPER!!! Thanks for letting us know, Shari!
2. Jerry Allen ('65) of VA:
From Judy Phillips Allen ('66) of VA - 06/27/08, 5:55 PM - "Update on Jerry":
What thrilling news! Thank you so much, dearest Judy! Please give your darling husband a big hug and a kiss from all of us!
From Glenn Dye ('60) of TX - 06/27/08 - "Loving husband":
From Judy Phillips Allen ('66) of VA - 06/27/08 - "Pastor's Business Card ":
A new pastor was visiting in the homes of his members.
At one house it seemed obvious that someone was at home, but no answer came to his repeated knocks at the door.
Therefore, he took out a business card and wrote 'Revelation 3:20' on the back of it and stuck it in the door.
When the offering was taken up the following Sunday, he found that his card had been returned. Added to it was this message, 'Genesis 3;10. Reaching for his Bible to check out the passage, he broke up in loud laughter.
Revelation 3:20 begins 'Behold, I stand at the door and knock.'
Genesis 3:10 reads, 'I heard your voice in the garden and I was afraid for I was naked.'
when the funniest jokes were the clean ones?
They still are! Pass it on
'A cheerful heart is good medicine' (Prov. 17:22)
How delightful! Thanks, Judy!
From Me ('65) of NC - 06/28/08 - "HOW TO FORWARD E-MAIL APPROPRIATELY":
HOW TO FORWARD E-MAIL APPROPRIATELY
How do you stop it? Well, there are several easy steps:
(1) When you forward an e-mail, DELETE all of the other addresses that appear in the body of the message (at the top). That's right, DELETE them. Highlight them and delete them, backspace them, cut them, whatever you know how to. It only takes a second. You MUST click the 'Forward' button first and then you will have full editing capabilities against the body and headers of the message. If you don't hit the forward button first you won't have full editing functions . I particularly dislike having to scroll through 200 Email addresses before I get to the email.
(2) Whenever you send an e-mail to more than one person, do NOT use the "To:" or "Cc:" fields for adding e-mail addresses.. Always use the BCC: (blind carbon copy) field for listing the e-mail addresses. This is the way the people you send to will only see their own e-mail address.
If you don't see your "BCC:" option click on where it says To: and your address list will appear. Highlight the address and choose BCC: and that's it, it's that easy. When you send to BCC: your message will automatically say 'Undisclosed Recipients' in the 'TO:' field of the people who receive it.
That way you aren't sharing all those addresses with every Tom, Dick or Harry.
(3) Remove any 'FW:' in the subject line. You can re-name the subject if you wish or even fix spelling.
This one is very important - please read and heed
ALWAYS hit your Forward button from the actual e-mail you are
reading. Ever get those e-mails that you have to open 10 pages to
read the one page with the information on it? By Forwarding from
the actual page you wish someone to view, you stop them from
having to open many e-mails just to see what you sent. These are
the ones that often end up having picked up a virus from somebody.
This is really important!
PRAYER ROLL (arranged alphabetically, but not necessarily complete):
1. Connie Bloxom Thompson ('66) of MD - multiple heath and financial issues; needing cataract surgery to prevent inevitable blindness ASAP;update of 03/11/08: "SO FAR, 1/2 FUNDS FOR 1 EYE PROCEDURE"; update of 03/28/08: re-hospitalized; $1475.00 received so far; still short of $2000.00 goal; update of 04/28/08 - SEE: 04/28/08; update of 06/23/08 - surgery on right eye - 07/01/08; surgery on left eye to follow several weeks later as financial goals are met
Connie Bloxom ThompsonD 21015
2. Betty Brockwell McClure ('58) of VA - broken hip - early this year; still recovering and in pain; update of 06/17/08 - SEE:06/18/08
3.Clyde Bryant ('58) of PA - heart replacement surgery - 12/13/07
4. Jimmy DeBerry ('64) of VA - stroke on 06/17/08; update of 06/25/08 - SEE: 06/26/08
5. Emily (daughter of My Niece Shari) of VA - advancing scoliosis; surgery 03/11/08; update of 03/12/08: surgery went well, running slight fever; update of 03/18/08: had some ups and lows, but is home again; update of 04/14/08 - still in pain, running a fever; update of 04/18/08 - SEE: 04/18/08; update of 05/05/08 - "finally getting better. Her hamstring stretching is painful, but making a big difference. She has years of physical therapy ahead of her, but is doing soo much better"; update of 05/13/08 - has had a setback; going to see the surgeon in Richmond on 05/15/08; update of 06/15/08 - SEE: 06/17/08
My second granddaughter,
Rachel Harty of IL - broke her ankle/leg in 3 places on 05/17/08; clean
breaks, no surgery required, but located in a tricky place for a growing
girl, so proper healing is essential; update
of 05/30/08 - "healing nicely. They put her in a cast below the knee. She
still can't put any weight on it for 2 more weeks. Then she will be in a
walking cast for 3 weeks after that";
06/14/08 - Her leg is healing much faster than the doctor had expected. She
is in a waterproof walking cast now for 3 weeks, then this cast will come
off and she will have physical therapy.
7. Frances Heath Scott ('62) of VA - inflammation of nerves; due to have been released from hospital on 02/27/08; update of 04/14/08 - "at home recuperating"; update of 05/22/08 - "still at home recuperating"; update of 06/09/08 - "still at home recovering. I am sure they would love receiving cards/notes from NNHS friends."
8. Bobby Hedrick ('58) of VA - recently diagnosed with pancreatic cancer; update of 03/22/08: "doing very well, no pain, just some soreness"; update of 05/10/08: "continues to do well since the surgery for pancreatic cancer and will now begin the follow-up treatment to be decided upon following the consultation and evaluation at MD Anderson (Houston)."
9.Pam Pennington Cherry ('58) of VA - congestive heart failure; cardiac ablation procedure - 02/06/08; second surgery on 02/20/08 for aneurysm; update of 03/17/08 - still experiencing difficulty with heart racing, breathing and pressure in her chest; pray that cardiac ablation procedure will not have to be repeated, and that Pam can learn to REST!; update of 05/04/08 - "in about eight months she will indeed have to have the ablation process repeated. "
10. Tommy Scott ('61) of VA - update of 04/14/08 - "at home recuperating"; update of 05/22/08 - "still at home recuperating"; update of 06/09/08 - "still at home recovering. I am sure they would love receiving cards/notes from NNHS friends."
12. Jim Wilson ('58) of VA recovering from prostate surgery on 06/02/08
13. All of Us
DATES TO REMEMBER:
1. Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, September 26 - 28, 2008 -NNHS CLASS OF 1968:
http://www.nnhs65.00freehost.com/reunion-class-of-1968.html - 03/31/08
2. Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, October 17 - 19, 2008- NNHS CLASS OF 1963:
http://www.nnhs65.00freehost.com/reunion-class-of-1963.html - 03/26/08
Y'all take care of each other! TYPHOONS FOREVER! We'll Always Have Buckroe!
Love to all, Carol
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You'll Never Walk Alone
(28 June 1902 - 30 Dec 1979)
Oscar Hammerstein II
(12 July 1895 - 23 Aug 1960)
~ from the 1945 Stage Musical and 1956 Movie "Carousel"
(b. 31 Mar 1934)
When you walk through a storm
Hold your head up high
And don't be afraid of the dark
At the end of the storm
Is a golden sky
And the sweet silver song of a lark
Walk on through the wind
Walk on through the rain
Tho' your dreams be tossed and blown
Walk on, walk on
With hope in your heart
And you'll never walk alone
You'll never walk alone
"You'll Never Walk Alone" midi courtesy of
at the suggestion of Dave Spriggs ('64) of VA - 01/13/05
Oh, how very beautiful! Thanks, Dave!
"You'll Never Walk Alone" lyrics (and history) courtesy of http://www.boscarol.com/nina/html/where/youllneverwalkal.html - 02/09/05
First Image of Richard Rodgers courtesy of http://www.pbs.org/wnet/gperf/shows/songbook/multimedia/bio_rodgers.html - 06/28/06
Second Image of Richard Rodgers courtesy of http://www.widescreenmuseum.com/widescreen/wingto5.htm - 06/28/06
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
Animated Army Flag clip art courtesy of http://www.angelfire.com/ny4/KevsGifsGalore/Patriotic.html - 06/18/03
Hampton High School's Crab clip art courtesy of http://www.geocities.com/agent99bm/ - 10/02/05
Flower Divider Line clip art courtesy of http://www.feebleminds-gifs.com/divide2.html - 04/28/03
Birthday Cake clip art courtesy of
Sarah Puckett Kressaty ('65) of
VA - 08/31/05
Thanks, Sarah Sugah!
Army Seal clip art courtesy of
Al Farber ('64) of GA - 05/24/06
Animated Yehaa Typhoon
clip art courtesy of Al Farber ('64) of GA - 08/18/05
Animated Laughing Smiley
McCain Rose ('65) of VA - 02/07/05
Marine Corps Seal clip art courtesy of the late
Herbert Hice of MI
- one of my
Famous Marines who served in the South Pacific during WWII.
Thanks again, Herbie!
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