07/09/16 - NNHS
“Friendships are fragile things, and require as much handling
Dear Friends and Schoolmates,
I think it's time for a sad old love song - but then, I almost always think it's time for a sad old love song.
BONUS - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_2y7bWN2u1s&feature=related - For Your Precious Love - Jerry Butler and the Inspirations, 1958
"For Your Precious Love" is a song written by Arthur Brooks, Richard Brooks and Jerry Butler, and performed by Butlers' group The Impressions in 1958. It was released as a single on Vee-Jay Records and peaked at number 11 on the Billboard Best Sellers in Stores and Top 100 charts. The song was ranked as the 327th greatest song of all-time by Rolling Stone magazine in 2004.
The song has been covered numerous times with many versions reaching the US charts as well, including a new version by Butler himself, who peaked at number 99 on the Hot 100 chart in March 1966.
The 1968 version in South Africa by Durban group, The Flames, reached the top spot on the local charts and has been considered a classic in the country ever since.
THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:
Happy Birthday today to
Eva Ellis Madagan ('61) of FL!
Happy Birthday this week to:
11 - Bobby Maddy ('57) AND Aretie Gallins Patterson ('59) of TN;
12 -Jerry Gammon ('63) of VA;
13 - James Stidham ('57) AND Bobby Jeffries ('63);
Many Happy Returns, One and All!
200 YEARS AGO TODAY:
THIS DAY IN WWII:
July 09, 1944 - Battle of Tali-Ihantala – Finland won the Battle of Tali-Ihantala, which is to date largest battle of north Europe. The Red Army withdrew its troops from Ihantala and dug into defensive position, which ended the Vyborg–Petrozavodsk Offensive.
July 09, 1951 - U.S. President Truman asked Congress to formally end the state of war between the United States and Germany.
July 09, 2005 - Queen Elizabeth II unveiled a memorial to women who served in World War II. The event was part of the Britain's commemorations of the 60th anniversary of the end of the war in Europe and the Pacific.
THIS DAY IN 1966:
Saturday, July 09, 1966 - American actress, producer, and screenwriter Pamela Adlon was born Pamela Fionna Segall in Manhattan, New York.
Saturday, July 09, 1966 - Soprano and actress Zheng Cao was born in Shanghai, China. She died of lung cancer on 21 Feb 2013 in San Francisco, California at the age of 46.
Saturday, July 09, 1966 - Screenwriter and producer Marco Pennette was born in Greenwich, Connecticut.
love has a bliss not even imagined by newlyweds.”
-Boyd K. Packer
(10 Sept 1924 - 03 July 2015)
From John London (Warwick HS - '57) of VA - 07/06/16:
lions bridge, beneath the live oak.
Thank you, John Darlin'!
making me homesick!
From My Cousin, Jean Atkinson Mallory (Warsaw HS / Rappahannock HS / John Marshall HS - '65) of VA - 07/07/16:
|ABSOLUTELY! Thank you, Jean!|
From Joyce Lawrence Cahoon ('65) of VA - 07/07/16:
“I'm not going to buy my kids an encyclopedia. Let them walk to school
like I did.”
(12 May 1925 - 22 Sept 2015)
BONUS PRECIOUS BABY CROCHET PATTERN:
|Precious Newborn Fall Baby Booties - with tutorial!|
BONUS PRECIOUS LOVE RECIPES:
|http://preciousloveathome.blogspot.com/2009/03/mormon-muffin-recipe-greenery.html - Mormon Muffins and Honey Butter|
DATES TO REMEMBER:
Y'all take good care of each other! TYPHOONS FOREVER! We'll Always Have Buckroe!
Love to all, Carol
Written by Jerry Butler (b. 08 Dec 1939), 1958
Your precious love means more to me
Precious Love" midi and lyrics courtesy of
http://www.just-oldies.com/1957thru1958.htm - 07/08/10
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!!
Air Force Seal clip art courtesy of http://www1.va.gov/opa/feature/celebrate/milsongs.htm - 07/07/06
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)
Animated Laughing Elephant courtesy of Frank Blechman ('65) of Northern VA -
Animated Laughing Woman courtesy of Joyce Lawrence Cahoon ('65) of VA - 02/23/09
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