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07/16/20 - NNHS Newsletter - There's a Long, Long Trail

“You have heard the beat of the off-shore wind,
And the thresh of the deep-sea rain;
You have heard the song - how long? how long?
Pull out on the trail again!”

- Rudyard Kipling
(30 Dec 1865 - 18 Jan 1936)

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)


From http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/There%27s_a_Long_Long_Trail_A-Winding:

"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 Yale.[1] 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.[2]


THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:

   Happy Birthday today to  the Cutest Girl in the Class of 1965, 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 UT!

   Happy Birthday this week to:

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

19 - The late Dale Chestnut (Nakina HS, NC - '54) (d. 07/15/19) 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!
 


 

THIS DAY IN WWII:

July 16, 1940 - Adolf Hitler ordered the preparations to begin on the invasion of England, known as Operation Sea Lion.

July 16, 1942 -
Holocaust: Vel' d'Hiv Roundup (Rafle du Vel' d'Hiv): the government of Vichy France ordered the mass arrest of 13,152 Jews who were held at the Winter Velodrome in Paris before deportation to Auschwitz. The round-up was part of an agreement between Pierre Laval and the Nazis. Germany had agreed to not deport French Jews if France arrested foreign Jews.

July 16, 1944 -
Soviet troops occupied Vilna, Lithuania, in their drive toward Germany.

July 16, 1945 - The leaders of the three Allied nations, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Winston Churchill, President of the United States Harry S Truman and Soviet Premier Joseph Stalin, met in the German city of Potsdam to decide the future of a defeated Germany.

July 16, 1945 -
Manhattan Project: the Atomic Age began when the United States successfully detonates a plutonium-based test nuclear weapon at the Trinity site near Alamogordo, New Mexico.

July 16, 1945 - The heavy cruiser USS Indianapolis left San Francisco with parts for the atomic bomb "Little Boy" bound for Tinian Island.


THIS DAY IN 1970:

July 16, 1970 - Basketball player and coach Raimonds Miglinieks was born in Riga, Latvian Soviet Socialist Republic, USSR.

July 16, 1970 - Director, producer, and screenwriter Apichatpong Weerasethakul (อภิชาติพงศ์ วีระเศรษฐกุล) was born in Bangkok, Thailand.


Often 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 own.

- Dieter F. Uchtdorf
(b. 06 Nov 1940)


From Joan Lauterbach Krause ('60) of VA - 07/16/17:

  Thank you, Joan!
 
 


  From Jimmy Dick ('65) of FL - 07/16/20, @ 6:00 AM - "GOOD MORNING!":

  GOOD MORNING AND BE HAPPY ON THIS THURSDAY BECAUSE WE ARE ALL TRULY BLESSED!

Yes, we have strife and we have troubles, but always look at the glass as half full and never half empty. Remember that God has blessed us with another day, another opportunity to be better, to be kinder, and to be more determined to do the things we need to do. And we American are especially blessed to be who we are, Americans, citizens of the United States of America, the greatest nation on earth. So, with these things in mind, there is absolutely no reason to be gloomy today if we live life with hope and love and appreciation and praise for He who made us. Have a joyous day.

      Thank you, Jimmy!

 
 


“No matter where you go, there you are.

- Yogi Berra
(
12 May 1925 - 22 Sept 2015)


BONUS TRAIL OF TEARS CROCHET PATTERN:
Trail of Tears Afghan


BONUS TRAIL KNIT PATTERN:
Honey Trail by Bekah Knits - "Honey Trail is named for it's meandering honeycomb borders, reminiscent of trails. With a unique tip-to-tip construction, follow your needles seamlessly along honeycomb trails and past garter stitch meadows. The long length, triangular shape, and dramatic tips make for endless wrapping possibilities, and you'll love the squishy texture! This pattern includes both charted and written instructions." - not free, but $5.99


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!"


FINALLY:

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. 


PRAYER ROLL:

http://www.nnhs65.com/requests-prayers.html - updated 06/20/20

BLOG:

http://nnhs.wordpress.com/ - updated 03/13/11


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

                          Love to all, Carol

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910-584-8802

"Never underestimate
the power of a drop
in the bucket."

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There's a Long, Long Trail

Lyrics by Stoddard King (1889-1933)

Music by Alonzo "Zo" Elliott (1891-1964), 1914


Nights are growing very lonely,
Days are very long;
I'm a-growing weary only
List'ning for your song.
Old remembrances are thronging
Thro' my memory
Till it seems the world is full of dreams
Just to call you back to me.

Chorus:

There's a long, long trail a-winding
Into the land of my dreams,
Where the nightingales are singing
And a white moon beams.
There's a long, long night of waiting
Until my dreams all come true;
Till the day when I'll be going down
That long, long trail with you.

All night long I hear you calling,
Calling sweet and low;
Seem to hear your footsteps falling,
Ev'ry where I go.
Tho' the road between us stretches
Many a weary mile,
I forget that you're not with me yet
When I think I see you smile.

Chorus:

There's a long, long trail a-winding
Into the land of my dreams,
Where the nightingales are singing
And a white moon beams.
There's a long, long night of waiting
Until my dreams all come true;
Till the day when I'll be going down
That long, long trail with you.


"There's a Long, Long Trail" Midi courtesy of http://home.hiwaay.net/~singer/RealOldies.htm - 07/19/11 (sic)

"There's a Long, Long Trail" lyrics courtesy of http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/There%27s_a_Long_Long_Trail_A-Winding - 07/19/11 (sic)

Image of Long Winding Trail courtesy of http://slowlife.se/eng/destinations/sarek/trail.html - 07/19/11 (sic)

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)
Thanks, Cheryl!

Silver Scroll Divider Line clip art courtesy of - well, I cannot seem to locate that information at the moment...

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

Brighton High School (UT) Logo courtesy of http://www.jordandistrict.org/schools/high/brighton/index.htm - 08/02/07

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!

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

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