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07/18/15 - NNHS Newsletter - Yesterday

A feeling of sadness and longing,
That is not akin to pain,
And resembles sorrow only
As the mist resembles the rain.”

- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
(27 Feb 1807 – 24 Mar 1882)

Dear Friends and Schoolmates,

   I've loved this song ever since I first heard it fifty years ago.

BONUS - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-rIEVBIP5yc - Yesterday - Paul McCartney and The Beatles, 1965, live


From http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yesterday_%28song%29:

"Yesterday" is a song originally recorded by The Beatles for their 1965 album Help!. According to Guinness World Records, "Yesterday" has the most cover versions of any song ever written. The song remains popular today with more than 3,000 recorded cover versions, the first hitting the United Kingdom top 10 three months after the release of Help!. Broadcast Music Incorporated (BMI) asserts that it was performed over seven million times in the 20th century alone. The song was not released as a single in the UK at the time of the US release, and thus never gained number 1 single status in that country. However, "Yesterday" was voted the best song of the 20th century in a 1999 BBC Radio 2 poll of music experts and listeners. In 2000, "Yesterday" was voted the #1 Pop song of all time by MTV and Rolling Stone Magazine. In 1997, the song was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame.

"Yesterday" takes the form of a melancholic acoustic guitar ballad about a breakup. It was the first official recording by The Beatles that relied upon a performance by a single member of the band, namely, Paul McCartney. He was accompanied solely by a string quartet. The final recording differed so greatly from other works by The Beatles that the other three members of the band vetoed the release of the song as a single in the United Kingdom (however, in 1976 it was eventually issued as a single there). Although credited to "Lennon/McCartney", the song was written solely by McCartney. In 2002, McCartney asked Yoko Ono if she would consider reversing the songwriting credits on the song to read "McCartney/Lennon". Ono refused.[1]

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

BBC News named his song "Yesterday" the most covered song in history—by over 2,200 artists[4]—and, according to the BBC has been played more than 7,000,000 times on American television and radio.[5]


THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:

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

   Happy Birthday tomorrow to Dale Chestnut (Nakina HS, NC - '54) of VA AND Mannie Smith ('57) AND    Sylvia Midgett Mullins Brown ('70) of VA!

   Happy Birthday this week to:

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) (deceased 20 Feb 2012);

22 - Jerry Saunders ('57) AND     Bryce Bartel ( Brighton High , UT - '04) of UT;

23 - Newell Blayton ('57) AND Bettie Bracey Gosner ('57);

25 - Janey Roane Harper ('57)!

   Many Happy Returns, One and All!

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


THIS DAY IN WWII:

July 18, 1925 - Adolf Hitler published his personal manifesto Mein Kampf.

July 18, 1942 - The German Messerschmitt Me-262 using only its jet engines for the first time. It was the first jet-propelled aircraft ever to fly in combat.

July 18, 1943 -
The United States lost a blimp, the K-74, for the first and last time during World War II.

July 18, 1944 -
U.S. troops captured Saint-Lo, France, ending the battle of the hedgerows.

July 18, 1944 -
Hideki Tojo resigned as Prime Minister of Japan due to numerous setbacks in the war effort.


THIS DAY IN 1965:

Sunday, July 18, 1965 - Mezzo-soprano Vesselina Kasarova was born in Stara Zagora, Bulgaria.



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

 

“Let us relish life as we live it, find joy in the journey, and share our love with friends and family. One day each of us will run out of tomorrows... Our realization of what is most important in life goes hand in hand with gratitude for our blessings... Despite the changes which come into our lives and with gratitude in our hearts, may we fill our days—as much as we can—with those things which matter most. May we cherish those we hold dear and express our love to them in word and in deed.”

- Thomas S. Monson, October 2008
(b. 21 Aug 1927)


    Thanks so much, Susan!


     From My Sister-in-Law, Ramona Harty (Jackson HS, MO - '75) of MO - 07/17/15:
 

     BOY HOWDY! Thank you, Monie! Just give me two hours of morning solitude to jump-start my brain, and then we'll talk!
 
 


Little League baseball is a very good thing because it keeps the parents off the streets.”

- Yogi Berra
(
b. 12 May 1925)


        From My Husband, Paul Harty (Bardolph HS, IL - '61) of NC -  07/18/15 - "Dogs, Dogs, Dogs (#1 in a series of 8)":
 

    Thanks, Dools!

 

 
 


BONUS VINTAGE CROCHET PATTERNS:

http://www.heirloomcrochet.com/hcfreepatterns.html - Heirloom Crochet - "A selection of  vintage and antique pattern design and instruction books on CD" - These .pdf files may take a while to load, but they contain many old patterns.


BONUS YESTERDAY'S RECIPES:

http://www.yesterdaysrecipes.com/recipes/pasta - Yesterday's Pasta Recipes


FINALLY:
From www.ajokeaday.com - 07/17/15:

A software expert claims, “My software never has bugs -- it just develops random features.”


DATES TO REMEMBER:

1. Wednesday, September 9, 2015 - 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.

2. Friday and Saturday, September 25 and 26, 2015 - The Warwick HS Class of 1960 will hold its 55-Year Reunion. Friday night: at the Warwick Yacht Club; Saturday night: James River Country Club. DETAILS: WWW.WARWICKFARMERS.COM

3. Friday and Saturday, October 16 and 17, 2015 - The NNHS Class of 1965 will hold its 50-Year Reunion at the Marriott at City Center, 740 Town Center Drive, Newport News. Friday night will be open to all graduates of NNHS; Saturday night will be reserved for 1965 Class members and their guests.
SEE: http://.www.nnhs1965typhoon.myevent.com/;
http://nnhs65.com/reunion-class-of-1965/50-Year-Reunion-Letter-2015.docx 

CONTACT: Lynn Walker Brothers @ brothersbc@msn.com or Pauline Collins Shofner @ pcshofner@verizon.net.


PRAYER ROLL:

http://www.nnhs65.com/requests-prayers.html - updated 07/15/15

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


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!    
             


Yesterday

Words and Music by Paul McCartney (b. 18 June 1942) (though credited to Lennon/McCartney), 1965

Recorded by The Beatles, 1965
 

Yesterday, all my troubles seemed so far away!
Now it looks as though they're here to stay,
Oh, I believe in yesterday.

Suddenly, I'm not half the man I used to be!
There's a shadow hanging over me,
Oh, yesterday came suddenly.

Why she had to go I don't know; she wouldn't say,
I said something wrong now I long, for yesterday.

Yesterday, love was such an easy game to play!
Now I need a place to hide away,
Oh, I believe in yesterday

Why she had to go I don't know; she wouldn't say,
I said something wrong now I long, for yesterday-ay-ay-ay.

Yesterday, love was such an easy game to play,
Now I need a place to hide away,
Oh, I believe in yesterday!


"Yesterday" midi courtesy of http://juali.chez.tiscali.fr/loveli/musicbox/yesterday.mid - 10/03/04

"Yesterday" lyrics courtesy of http://wsp3.wspice.com/~dpannell/beatles/yesterdy.htm - 10/03/04

History (by John T. Marck) of "Yesterday" courtesy of http://www.iamthebeatles.com/article1287.html - 07/17/06

Image courtesy of http://www.xanga.com/swimthedrift - 07/17/06

Animated Two Blue Arrows Divider Line clip art courtesy of http://www.wtv-zone.com/nevr2l82/bars2.html - 04/20/06

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

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

Jackson High School (MO) logo courtesy of http://www.jacksonr2schools.com/seniorhigh/ - 05/25/15

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

Animated LOL Cats courtesy of Paul Harty (Bardolph HS, IL - '61) of NC - 12/10/11
Thanks, Paul!

Animated Dancing Snoopy courtesy of Billy Turner ('65) of TX - 11/26/08
Thanks, Billy Turner!

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