07/09/21 - 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 - 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
AND 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);Robert Fulcher ('64) of VA;
16 - the Cutest Girl in the Class of '65, Dianne Adams Puckette of VA!
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 Britain's commemorations of the 60th anniversary of the end of the war in Europe and the Pacific.
THIS DAY IN 1971:
July 09, 1971 - Software developer and co-founder of Netscape, Marc Andreessen, was born Marc Lowell Andreessen in Cedar Falls, Iowa.
July 09, 1971 - Author and politician Karl Ast (b. 19 Feb 1886 in Orava, Estonia) died in New York City, New York at the age of 85.
love has a bliss not even imagined by newlyweds.”
-Boyd K. Packer
(10 Sept 1924 - 03 July 2015)
From Joan Lauterbach Krause ('60) of VA - 07/09/17:
|Thank you, Joan!|
From Jerry Blanchard ('62) of VA - 07/08/21, 4:10 PM:
|Thank you, Jerry!|
From My Cousin, Cheryl White Wilson (James Blair HS / John Marshall HS - '64) of VA - 07/08/18:
From Drema Ferguson Covington Plott ('66) of VA -07/08/18:
From Me ('65) of NC - 07/08/18:
From My Cousin, Jim Atkinson (John Randolph Tucker HS - '77) of AZ, (then) Sonoran Pronghorn Recovery Coordinator at U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - 07/08/17:
Thanks, Cousin Jim!
“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 BOOTIES CROCHET PATTERN:
|Precious Crocheted Baby Booties - "Little toes need lots of warmth, and babies of all ages are sure to love these Precious Crocheted Baby Booties. Great for little babies, these crocheted baby booties are simple enough for a beginner to make in a couple hours. Once you get the hang of crocheting these sweet baby booties, you'll be able to make them in a wide spectrum of colors. Soft pinks, blues, greens, and yellows are great for making crocheted baby projects, and a collection of crocheted baby booties makes a great gift for expecting parents-to-be!"|
BONUS PRECIOUS KNIT PATTERN:
|Marianna's Precious Knit Baby Hat - "If a new baby has arrived a bit earlier than expected in your family, then you might be looking for an easy knit pattern that can be created in very little time. That's where this Precious Knit Baby Hat comes to the rescue! This heirloom-quality hat design is available in sizes that are just right for a large premature baby, a small newborn, and a newborn. These knit hats can be made as gifts for specific recipients. If you have extra yarn and some time, consider making a few hats in this pattern for a donation to a local hospital, too! "|
BONUS PRECIOUS LOVE RECIPES:
|Precious Love at Home Mormon Muffins and Honey Butter|
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
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)
Animated Energizer Bunny courtesy of http://www.sodahead.com/ - 07/09/12
Animated Laughing Woman courtesy of Joyce Lawrence Cahoon ('65) of VA - 02/23/09
Animated Laughing Elephant courtesy of Frank Blechman
('65) of Northern VA - 10/29/10
Animated Rolling Cat clip art courtesy of http://www.cybergata.com/anim.htm - page 14 - 11/14/09
J. R. Tucker High School's Orange Tiger Paw Print courtesy of http://www.henrico.k12.va.us/hs/tucker/resources/about.htm - 11/12/07
Animated Dancing Elephant courtesy of Sandi Bateman Chestnut ('65) of VA -
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