|07/16/18 - NNHS Newsletter - There's a Long, Long Trail|
“You have heard the beat of the off-shore wind,
Dear Friends and Schoolmates,
My mama (the late Maxine Frix Buckley - John Marshall HS - '25) (19 May 1908 - 15 Feb 1999) used to sing this WWI era song to my sister (Eleanor Buckley Nowitzky - '59 - of NC) and me when we were little girls. Sometimes she still does.
BONUS - There's a Long Long Trail - clip from Oh! What a Lovely War (1969)
|"There's a Long, Long Trail" is a popular song of
World War I. The lyrics were by
Stoddard King (1889-1933) and the music by
Alonzo "Zo" Elliott, both seniors at
It was published in London in 1914, but a December, 1913 copyright for
the music is claimed by Zo Elliott.
In Elliott's own words to Marc Drogin shortly before his death in 1964, he created the music as an idle pursuit one day in his dorm room at Yale in 1913. King walked in, liked the music and suggested a first line. Elliott sang out the second, and so they went through the lyrics. And they performed it -- with trepidation -- before the fraternity that evening. The interview was published as an article in the New Haven Register and later reprinted in Yankee Magazine. It then appeared on page 103 of "The Best of Yankee Magazine" [ISBN 0-89909-079-6] In the interview he recalled the day and the odd circumstances that led to the creation of this historic song.
From Me ('65) of NC - 07/01/18 - " My Husband, Paul Harty (Bardolph HS, IL - '61) of NC":
Having been transported to the emergency room by ambulance on the afternoon of Wednesday, June 27, royally scaring the beebees out of all of us, Paul was moved to a nursing facility on Sunday, July 1. He's undergone extensive rehabilitation, and regained a few of the 30 pounds he lost waaay too quickly, and at last came home today - with a walker (which I thought surely he wouldn't use, but he has already several times).
He has a much deeper understanding now of the fact that his diet can never, ever include potatoes, peanuts, peanut butter, cheese, pizza, tomatoes, processed meats, table salt, white beans, baked beans, bananas, cantaloupe, honeydew melons, raisins, oranges, orange juice, ice cream, chocolate, and most especially pork of any kind or persuasion (which gave him the worst case of excruciatingly painful gout he's ever had). The time for "moderation in all things" has long passed. This is total abstinence forever.
He's embarked on an exercise program now, and is steadily regaining his strength, but that's coming more slowly than he expected. It's still a scary, uphill battle. Your continued prayers would be greatly appreciated.
THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:
Birthday today to
the Cutest Girl in the Class of
Dianne Adams Puckette ('65) of VA!
Happy Birthday tomorrow to Barbara Hinson Ellis ('63) AND Stevie Gordon Watson ('66) AND Marilyn Payne Springfield ('66) of VA AND My Oldest Granddaughter, Elizabeth Harty (Collinsville HS, IL - '12) of IL!
Happy Birthday this week to:18 - Bill Queensberry ('57) AND Mary Ellen Brewer ('57)! 19 - Dale Chestnut (Nakina HS, NC - '54) of VA AND Mannie Smith ('57) AND Sylvia Midgett Mullins Brown ('70) of VA;
20 - Harlan Hamby ('57) AND Alan Jecmenek of TX;
21 -Gail Lucado Phelps ('68) of VA and her twin brother, the late Dale Lucado ('68) (d. 20 Feb 2012);
22 - Jerry Saunders ('57) AND Jane Monfalcone Simmons ('61) of GAAND Bryce Bartel (Brighton High, UT - '04) of UT;
23 - Newell Blayton ('57) AND Bettie Bracey Gosner ('57)!
Many Happy Returns, One and All!http://www.nnhs65.com/Happy-Birthday.html
THIS DAY IN 1968:
Monday, July 16, 1968 - Field hockey player and manager Dhanraj Pillay was born in Khadki, Pune, Maharastra, India.
Monday, July 16, 1968 - Football player Barry Sanders was born in Wichita, Kansas.
Monday, July 16, 1968 - The co-founder of Wikipedia and Citizendium, Larry Sanger, was born Lawrence Mark Sanger in Bellevue, Washington.
Monday, July 16, 1968 - Rugby league player and businessman Michael Searle was born in Australia.
Monday, July 16, 1968 - Songwriter and businessman Robert Sherman was born Robert Jason Sherman in Beverly Hills, California.
Monday, July 16, 1968 - Singer and dancer Olga Souza was born Olga Maria de Souza in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
the answer to our prayer does not come while we’re on our knees but
while we’re on our feet serving the Lord and serving those around us.
Selfless acts of service and consecration refine our spirits remove the
scales from our spiritual eyes and open the windows of heaven. By
becoming the answer to someone’s prayer we often find the answer to our
-Dieter F. Uchtdorf
(b. 06 Nov 1940)
From Joan Lauterbach Krause ('60) of VA - 07/16/17:
|Thank you, Joan!|
|GIGGLES! Thanks, Cousin Jim!|
“No matter where you go, there you are.”
(12 May 1925 - 22 Sept 2015)
Thank you, Shari! These have been, well, great!
|BONUS TRAIL OF TEARS CROCHET PATTERN:|
|BONUS TRAIL KNIT PATTERN:
BONUS TRAIL RECIPES:
|Trail Recipes - "A collection of hiking recipes and backpacking food ideas. Find quick and easy meal recipes for your next adventure in the great outdoors!"|
From www.ajokeaday.com - 07/15/18:
|Reporter: What made you go out on that
dangerous pond ice and risk your life to save a friend?
Boy: I had to do it. He had my skates on.
Y'all take good care of each other! TYPHOONS FOREVER! We'll Always Have Buckroe!
Love to all, Carol