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07/13/09 - NNHS Newsletter - Blue Monday

“On Monday, when the sun is hot,
I wonder to myself a lot:
`Now is it true, or is it not,
That what is which and which is what?'”

- Archibald Alexander Hodge
(18 July 1823 - 12 Nov 1886)

Dear Friends and Schoolmates,   

   Mondays.  Ya gotta love 'em.

BONUS - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3duUzBbBmmc - New Order, 1988


40 YEARS AGO TODAY:

Sunday, July 13, 1969 - Sandra Haynie (b. 04 June 1943) won the LPGA Ladies' Supertest Golf Open.

Sunday, July 13, 1969 - Actor and singer Jamie Walters was born in Boston, MA.


THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:

  Happy Birthday today to James Stidham ('57) AND All of Us!   This website is celebrating its ninth anniversary today. Thank you all for your support!  

  Happy Birthday this week to:

17 - Marilyn Payne Springfield ('66) of VA AND        My Oldest Granddaughter, Elizabeth Harty (Collinsville HS, IL - '12) of IL;

18 - Bill Queensberry ('57) AND Mary Ellen Brewer ('57);

19 - Dale Chestnut (Nakina HS, NC - '54) of VA,  Mannie Smith ('57) AND   Sylvia Midgett Mullins Brown ('70) of VA;

20 - Harlan Hamby ('57) AND Alan Jecmenek of TX (? HS - '?)!

http://www.nnhs65.00freehost.com/Happy-Birthday.html

   Many Happy Returns, One and All!


 From My Friend, Judy Cress Bowermaster (Litchfield HS, IL - '58) of IL - 07/12/09 - "Roller Skating Babies":

WOW! How cute can you get and how much time did all that take?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=82AkiMXSZE8 - Evian Roller Skate Babies

   OH, WOW - how adorable! This is DEFINITELY in the "Don't Try This at Home" category!

   Thanks, Judy!


  From Jerry ('65) and    Judy Phillips ('66) Allen of VA - 07/12/09 - "RAY STEVENS' NEW SONG !!!!":

Ain't it just the truth!

It is really a great song - my sentiments exactly!

Ray Stevens has done it AGAIN! 

http://susie1114.com/10percentisgoodenough.html

Got your sound turned up?

   What a hoot! Thanks, Sweetie-Pies!


      From My Niece, Shari, of VA - 07/12/09 - "The watercolor test":

http://www.blogthings.com/thewatercolortest/

   Way cool! (I love these things!) Thanks, Shari!


     From Me ('65) of IL - 07/12/09 - "The Complete History of Crochet, by Cindy Long of IL":

http://www.geocities.com/heartland/prairie/8108/bible.html



        From My #2 Son, Brent Harty (Hillsboro HS, IL - '90) of TX - 07/02/09 - "WW II posters :~ (#9 in a Series of 18)":

Thought you might like these...love bh

  Some old fashioned  Patriotism.

I wonder whatever happened to this kind of thinking in America. I got a lump in my throat when I read this..  I "grew up" thinking: patriotism, it is the AMERICAN  way!  I am glad to see that somebody saved these. The statement at the end says it all!

 
 

These were our parents. What in God's name have we let happen to our Country? We were taught these values and then we let them die .....  I guess we are the last generation to see, or even remember anything like these? Whatever happened? Political correctness (or "re-education") happened, lack of God's name happened, lack of personal responsibility happened, lack of personal integrity and honesty happened, lack of respect and loyalty to our country happened, lack of being an American happened.

Brent Harty
"You may be whatever you resolve to be."  General Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson
"FIRST TO FIRE!"

http://www.8thmissouricavalry.blogspot.com/
http://5thtexascavalrypartisanrangers.blogspot.com/
http://civilwarhartys.blogspot.com/
http://www.hartyhistory.blogspot.com/

   Oh, I DO like them! Thanks so much, Brent!


ALERTS:

1.   From Jane Chambers of VA - 07/01/09 - "CNC BOOK BROCHURE & AD":

Attached is the two-sided brochure.... It has an order form on it. All former CNC students (whether or not they got a degree from CNC) can get the $5 alumni discount if they order the book with this form. They will need to write on the order form "alumni discount" and put $24.95 in the blank beside $29.95. They will have to pay S&H also and (if in Virginia) 5% Sales Tax.
 
Attached also is an ad we ran in the Daily Press, which lists places where the book can be bought in the Tidewater area. Except for the CNU bookstore, there is no discount price for these copies. However, buyers can get signed copies at all of these places EXCEPT the CNU Bookstore, which did not want signed copies.  Signed means signed by all 3 authors: Chambers, Hubbard, and Wood. 

http://www.nnhs65.00freehost.com/CNC-CNU/brochure(2).pdf

http://www.nnhs65.00freehost.com/CNC-CNU/CNC-Memories-Book-219390602.pdf

   Contact Dr. Chambers at cncmemories61_71@yahoo.com.

   Thanks, Jane!


2.        From Dave Spriggs ('64) of VA - 07/02/09 - "NNHS 64/45 REUNION PAGE UPDATES":

CLASS OF 1964, 45 YEAR REUNION PLANS

Attention all 1964 TYPHOONS:

If we have a current mailing address for you, then your 45th Reunion package was mailed to you on 23 June. In it you will find a letter detailing our plans for the reunion, a reservation form to be completed and returned to us no later than 1 September, and an input form for the 2009 Edition of the Old Rusty Anchor.

If you do not receive this package (or put it aside and misplace it - - yes, it happens), then you may find these same documents available to you on the NNHS web site at this address:

http://nnhs65.00freehost.com/reunion2009-64.html

These documents are in Adobe PDF format. If you do not have the free Adobe Reader, you may download and install it from this address:

http://get.adobe.com/reader/otherversions/

You may print out the forms, fill them in, and mail them to us WITH YOUR CHECK.

We look forward to seeing you at the Newport News Marriott City Center on October 9th and 10th … and at The Chamberlin for Sunday brunch.

Best wishes from your Class of 1964 45-Year Reunion Committee.

   Thank you, Captain!


FINALLY:

From ArcaMax Jokes.com - 07/12/09:

Waste of Time

A little girl had just finished her first week of school.

"I'm just wasting my time," she said to her mother.

"I can't read, I can't write and they won't let me talk!"


DATES TO REMEMBER:

1. Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, September 4, 5 and 6 (Labor Day Weekend), 2009 - The Class of 1969 will hold its 40-Year Reunion at the Point Plaza Hotel, Newport News, VA. For details, see: http://www.nnhs65.00freehost.com/reunion2009-69.html and contact Jean Baker Howell at hokie13mom@cox.net - OPEN TO ALL NNHS ALUMNI

2. Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, September 18, 19, and 20, 2009 - The Warwick High School Class of 1959 will hold its 50-Year Reunion at the Marriott Newport News at City Center, Newport News, VA. For details, contact WHSREUNION1959@aol.com - WHS CLASS OF 1959

3. Friday and Saturday, October 9 and 10, 2009 - The Class of 1964 will hold its 45-Year Reunion - For details, see: http://www.nnhs65.00freehost.com/reunion2009-64.html - CLASS OF 1964

4. Friday and Saturday, August 6 and 7, 2010 - The NNHS Class of 1970 will hold its 40-Year Reunion. Friday night they will all meet at RJ's; Saturday night will be at the Kiln Creek Golf & Country Club. For details, contact Carol Comer Cutler at ca23comerww@aol.com. - CLASS OF 1970

5. Friday , Saturday, and Sunday, August 6, 7, and  8, 2010 - The NNHS Class of 1960 will hold its 50-Year Reunion at the Marriott Newport News at City Center. For details, contact Karen Weinstein Witte at  kwitte@tampabay,rr.com. - CLASS OF 1960


PRAYER ROLL:

http://www.nnhs65.00freehost.com/requests-prayers.html - updated 07/08/09

BLOG:

http://nnhs.wordpress.com/ - updated 01/09/09


  Y'all take good care of each other!  TYPHOONS FOREVER!  We'll Always Have Buckroe!

                          Love to all, Carol

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Carol Buckley Harty
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Edwardsville, IL 62025-1821  
618-530-9092
     

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Blue Monday

Written by Bernard Sumner, Peter Hook, Stephen Morris, and Gillian Gilbert

(New Order, 1982)
 

How does it feel
To treat me like you do
When you've laid your hands upon me
And told me who you are

I thought I was mistaken
I thought I heard your words
Tell me how do I feel
Tell me now how do I feel

Those who came before me
Lived through their vocations
From the past until completion
They will turn away no more

And I still find it so hard
To say what I need to say
But I'm quite sure that you'll tell me
Just how I should feel today

I see a ship in the harbor
I can and shall obey
But if it wasn't for your misfortunes
I'd be a heavenly person today

And I thought I was mistaken
And I thought I heard you speak
Tell me how do I feel
Tell me now how should I feel

Now I stand here waiting

I thought I told you to leave me
While I walked down to the beach
Tell me how does it feel
When your heart grows cold
(grows cold, grows cold, grows cold)
 


"Blue Monday" midi courtesy of http://www.eadcentral.com/go/1/1/0/http://www.descent.dk/nike1/td/part2.htm - 07/06/09

"Blue Monday" lyrics courtesy of http://www.lyricsfreak.com/n/new+order/blue+monday_20099876.html - 07/13/09

Monday Survival Image courtesy of http://www.myspace.com/audie5 - 07/13/09

Cat Divider Line clip art courtesy of http://www.wtv-zone.com/nevr2l82/bars14.html - 07/13/09

Animated Tiny Birthday Cake clip art courtesy of Sarah Puckett Kressaty ('65) of VA - 08/31/05
Thanks, Sarah Sugah!

Collinsville High School (IL) Logo courtesy of http://www.kahoks.org/chs/ - 09/22/07

Litchfield High School's Purple Panther Paw Print courtesy of http://www.litchfield.k12.il.us/ - 06/23/07

Hillsboro High School's Topper (Band Version) clip art courtesy of http://www.hillsboroschools.net/schools/hhs/activities/music2/Band/bio.html - 06/07/08
Thanks, Mark!

Army Seal clip art courtesy of Al Farber ('64) of GA - 05/24/06 (still missing...)
Thanks, Al!
Replaced by Norm Covert ('61) of MD - 02/09/09
Thanks, Norm!

Navy Seal clip art courtesy of http://www.onemileup.com/miniSeals.asp - 05/29/06

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