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07/17/18 - NNHS Newsletter
See You in September

“Summer ends, and Autumn comes, and he who would have it otherwise
would have high tide always and a full moon every night.”

- Hal Borland
(14 May 1900 - 22 Feb 1978)

Dear Friends and Schoolmates,

   We've just barely passed Independence Day, and we're already thinking ahead to the next season. Sigh.....

BONUS - See You in September - The Tempos, 1959


From http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/See_You_In_September:

"See You in September" is a song written by Sid Wayne and Sherman Edwards in 1959 which was a Top 30 hit that summer as first recorded by the Tempos; when remade by the Happenings in 1966 the song reached #3.[1]

Sid Wayne would recall the song's inception: "I was in the habit of going from my home on Long Island every day to Brill Building, on Tin Pan Alley [to] meet with different songwriters there. We'd eat at Jack Dempsey's or The Turf Restaurant and then we'd go up to one of the publishers' offices and work in the piano room. We'd sit around saying to each other, 'What do you want to write today? A hit or a standard?'" At 11 a.m. on a Friday in June 1959 Wayne thus met up with Sherman Edwards: "he said, 'What do you want to write?' 'I'd like to write a song called See You in September,"' I said. We talked it back and forth and I think I may have contributed part of the opening music, but with Sherman it didn't matter, because he could throw me back half the lyric - that's how he worked. I think probably by two in the afternoon we got the song finished. It needed to be written; it was like boiling inside of us."

By 4:30 p.m. that day Wayne and Edwards had reworked their composition, simplifying it so as to appeal to the teen demographic, and proceeded to make the rounds of publishers to pitch the song which, after one rejection, met with an enthusiastic reception from Jack Gold, owner of the local Paris label, who by 8 p.m. had telephoned the Tempos1 in their hometown of Pittsburgh. The group had been flown in to New York City by the next day: Saturday. Sid Wayne - ""By Monday the record was cut [with the Billy Mure orchestra], test pressings were Thursday, and by Friday the song was played on WNEW in New York. The thing took off like wildfire....Five hundred dollars to split between the two of us [ie. Wayne & Edwards]...was a damn good week's pay in 1961." [1]


THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:

   Happy Birthday today to Barbara Hinson Ellis ('63) AND AND Marilyn Payne Springfield ('66) of VA AND     My Oldest Granddaughter, Elizabeth Harty (Collinsville HS, IL - '12) of IL!

   Happy Birthday tomorrow to Bill Queensberry ('57) AND Mary Ellen Brewer ('57)!

    Happy Birthday this week to:

19 - Dale Chestnut (Nakina HS, NC - '54) of VA AND 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 GA AND  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
 


100 YEARS AGO TODAY:

July 17, 1918 - Tsar Nicholas II of Russia and his immediate family and retainers were executed by Bolshevik Chekists at the Ipatiev House in Yekaterinburg, Russia.

July 17, 1918 - The RMS Carpathia, the ship that rescued the 705 survivors from the RMS Titanic, was sunk off Ireland by the German SM U-55; five lives are lost.


THIS DAY IN WWII:

July 17, 1942 - The Battle of Stalingrad commenced in modern-day Volgograd.

July 17, 1944 - Napalm incendiary bombs are dropped for the first time by American P-38 pilots on a fuel depot at Coutances, near St. Lô, France.

July 17, 1944 - At Sainte-Foy-de-Montgommery.[1] in Normandy Field Marshal Erwin Rommel was strafed by allied aircraft while returning to his headquarters.

July 17, 1945 - Potsdam Conference – at Potsdam, U.S. President Harry Truman, Soviet leader Joseph Stalin, and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, the three main Allied leaders, began their final summit of the war. During the meeting Stalin made the comment that "Hitler had escaped." The meeting would end on August 2.


THIS DAY IN 1968:

Tuesday, July 17, 1968 - Abdul Rahman Arif was overthrown and the Ba'ath Party was installed as the governing power in Iraq with Ahmed Hassan al-Bakr as the new Iraqi President.



From My Friend, Susan, of NC
- 07/16/15:
 

“Blessed is he or she who avoids being offended.”

- Marvin J. Ashton
(06 May 1915  - 25 Feb 1994)


    Thanks so much, Susan!


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

  Thank you, Joan!
 
 


 From My Cousin, Jim Atkinson (John Randolph Tucker HS - '77) of AZ, Sonoran Pronghorn Recovery Coordinator at U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - 07/16/17:
 

  GIGGLES! Thanks, Cousin Jim!
 
 


From Linda DeShazo Hatchett ('65) of VA - 07/11/17:
 

  INDEED! Thank you, Linda!
 
 


 


  From Mark Hutcherson ('66) of VA - 07/14/18:
 

  Thanks, Mark!
 
 


 From Domi O'Brien ('64) of NH - 07/16/18:

  Thanks, Domi!
 
 


You've got to be very careful if you don't know where you're going, because you might not get there.”

- Yogi Berra
(
12 May 1925 - 22 Sept 1915)


 From My Niece, Shari, of VA - 07/10/18 - "FooD FoR HealtH" (#1 in a Series of 17)":
 

  Thank you, Shari!
 
 



 
BONUS SEE YOU IN SOCKS CROCHET PATTERNS:
Crochet Socks Patterns - "Crochet socks patterns are difficult to find; well, let me rephrase that; attractive patterns for crochet socks are difficult to find. I’ve scoured the Internet to find FREE patterns for crochet socks that I think are pretty and practical. I found seven patterns. I hope there is at least one here that you like!"


BONUS MUST SEE SOCKS KNIT PATTERNS:

8 Must-See Absolutely Free Sock Knitting Patterns - "I have had socks on my brain this week. I don’t know what this says about me. Maybe that my feet are cold? I’ve been perusing Etsy and other sites for sock yarn when I have no time or business doing so. I’ve even sourced Size 1 (2.25 mm) needles with trial intentions of letting go of my Size 2 (2.75 mm) technique and seeing what comes my way. Daring, I know. It’s getting wild and woolly over here. I’m sharing some free sock knitting patterns today. I’ve downloaded and read all of these patterns, and they pass the Respectable Pattern test. I feel confident sharing them here... Enjoy!"


BONUS SEE YOU IN SEPTEMBER RECIPE:

See You in September Recipe - "...With those crisp mornings and a hot cup-a-joe, or hot chocolate, or tea -you need a really hearty meal to get you through the morning. Well, we think we’ve got one for you. A no frills recipe that will fill you up and use some beautiful, seasonal ingredients..."


FINALLY:

From www.ajokeaday.com - 07/16/18:

My friend: "I work at Google!"

Me: "That's great, I Google at work."


DATES TO REMEMBER:
1. Every Tuesday, 7:30 AM - Male grads meet at Angelo's Restaurant on J. Clyde Morris Boulevard for breakfast and camaraderie.

2. Wednesday, September 12, 2018 -The NNHS Class of June 1942 meets at noon on the second Wednesday of every other month for a Dutch treat lunch at the James River Country Club, 1500 Country Club Road. PLEASE JOIN THEM. Give or take a few years makes no difference. Good conversation, food and atmosphere. For details, call Jennings Bryan at 803-7701 for reservations.

3. Friday and Saturday, September 28 and 29, 2018 - The NNHS Class of 1968 will hold its 50-Year Reunion as follows:
FRIDAY: 6:30 to 9:30 PM at Cove Tavern, Newport News City Center, 711 Lakefront Commons, Newport News, VA. All food and beverages will be paid by each participant. The attire will be casual, and is OPEN to all NNHS graduates.
SATURDAY: Mulberry Inn on Warwick Boulevard next to Fort Eustis. Visit http://nnhs68.myevent.com, and contact lindameredith@verizon.net.


PRAYER ROLL:

http://www.nnhs65.com/requests-prayers.html - updated 07/16/18

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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NNHS CLASS OF '65 WEB SITE: http://www.nnhs65.com

PERSONAL WEB SITE: http://www.angelfire.com/weird2/cluckmeat

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Carol Buckley Harty
7020 Lure Court
Fayetteville, NC 28311-9309
910-584-8802

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

THREE WAYS TO DONATE:  

1. Visit the main page (http://www.nnhs65.com), scroll halfway down, and click on the Pay Pal Donate Button (nnhs65@gmail.com);

2. Go to www.PayPal.com, log in, select "Send Money (Services) to nnhs65@gmail.com; or

3. Just mail it directly to my home. Thanks! 


See You in September

Written by Sid Wayne (1922-91) and Sherman Edwards (04 Apr 1919 - 30 Mar 1981)

Recorded by The Tempos, 1959; Recorded by the Happenings, 1966


I'll be alone each and every night
While you're away, don't forget to write

Bye-bye, so long, farewell
Bye-bye, so long

See you in September
See you when the summer's through
Here we are (bye, baby, goodbye)
Saying goodbye at the station (bye, baby, goodbye)
Summer vacation (bye, baby bye, baby)
Is taking you away (bye, baby, goodbye)

Have a good time but remember
There is danger in the summer moon above
Will I see you in September,
Or lose you to a summer love?
(counting the days 'til I'll be with you)
(counting the hours and the minutes, too)

Bye, baby, goodbye
Bye, baby, goodbye
Bye, baby, goodbye (bye-bye, so long, farewell)
Bye, baby, goodbye (bye-bye, so long)

Have a good time but remember
There is danger in the summer moon above
Will I see you in September,
Or lose you to a summer love?
(I'll be alone each and every night)
(While you're away, don't forget to write)

See you (bye-bye, so long, farewell)
In September (bye-bye, so long, farewell)
I'm hopin' I'll
See you (bye-bye, so long, farewell)
In September (bye-bye, so long, farewell)
Well, maybe I'll
See you (bye-bye, so long, farewell)
In September (bye-bye, so long, farewell)


"See You in September" midi courtesy of http://www.freewebjunk.com/midi_play/16500/ - 07/17/07

"See You in September" lyrics courtesy of http://www.oldielyrics.com/lyrics/the_happenings/see_you_in_september.html - 07/12/07

“Summer of Love” Image courtesy of http://www.coe.shuttle.de/coe/cbg-duelmen/san/engl_lk/flower/summer_of_love.htm - 07/12/07

Red and Blue Twisted Divider Line clip art courtesy of http://www.wtv-zone.com/nevr2l82/bars18.html - 07/12/07

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

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

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

Animated Laughing Frog courtesy of Joyce Lawrence Cahoon of VA - 05/31/08
Thanks, Joyce!

Animated Laughing Frog courtesy of Wayne Stokes ('65) of VA - 07/16/08
Thanks, Wayne!


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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