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My Foolish Heart
I watched my foolish heart expand
In the lazy glow of benevolence,
O'er the various modes of man's belief.
Dear Friends and Schoolmates,
This is one of my sister's (Eleanor Buckley Nowitzky - '59 - of Northern VA) favorite songs, so I always like to use it for her birthday.
Happy Birthday, Lady!
BONUS #1 - My Foolish Heart - Margaret Whiting
BONUS #2 - My Foolish Heart - Al Martino
|"My Foolish Heart" is a
song that was published in
The music was composed by Victor Young and the lyric was written by Ned Washington. The song was introduced by the singer Martha Mears in the 1949 film of the same name. The song failed to escape critics' general laceration of the film. Time wrote in its review that "nothing offsets the blight of such tear-splashed excesses as the bloop-bleep-bloop of a sentimental ballad on the sound track." Nevertheless, the song was nominated for an Oscar, losing out to "Baby, It's Cold Outside" by Frank Loesser.
The song was also a popular success, with two recordings of the song listed among the top 30 on the Billboard charts in 1950. Gordon Jenkins's recording of "My Foolish Heart", Sandy Evans, vocal, reached the top ten on the charts. However, Billy Eckstine's version became a million seller, spending 19 weeks on the charts and peaking at number six...
Happy BIG Birthday today to My Sister, Eleanor Buckley Nowitzky, Best Dressed Girl in the Class of '59, of Northern VA AND the late Billy Roady, Most Typical Boy in the Class of 1960 (d. 05 Dec 2019) AND Joyce Williams Nettles ('63) of VA!
Birthday tomorrow to
Raymond Ellenson ('63)
AND Harry Horace (Crystal River HS, FL -
'65) of FL
My Granddaughter (by My Children of
Mansfield of TX!
Happy Birthday this week to:
01 - The late Bette Lee Heath ('57) (d. 08/01/12) AND My Husband, the late Paul Harty (d. 05/13/21) (Bardolph HS, IL - '61) of NC AND Betty Burton Gary ('65) of VA AND My Granddaughter, Ashlee Huber, of Alberta!
Many Happy Returns, One and All!
THIS DAY IN 1971:
July 26, 1971 - The Apollo program: Launch of Apollo 15 on the first Apollo "J-Mission", and first use of a Lunar Roving Vehicle.
July 26, 1971 - Cricketer and coach Khaled Mahmud was born Khaled Mahmud Sujon (খালেদ মাহমুদ সুজন) in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
July 26, 1971 - Television personality Chris Harrison was born Christopher Bryan Harrison in Dallas, Texas.
July 26, 1971 - Photographer and academic Diane Arbus (b. 14 Mar 1923 in New York City, New York), ended her life there at the age of 48.
|Let us resolve to be happy, regardless of our circumstances.|
Thanks so much, Susan!
From Joan Lauterbach Krause ('60) of VA - 07/26/18:|
From Me ('65) of NC - 07/26/21 - "Happy 80th Birthday, Eleanor!":
From My Niece, Renee Dick Romulus (Booker T. Washington HS - '80) of Northern VA - 07/25/21:
From Jimmy Dick ('65) of FL - 07/26/21, 6:39 AM:
From My Cousin, Jim Atkinson (John Randolph Tucker HS - '77) of AZ - 07/26/17:
BONUS FOOLISH HEART CROCHET PATTERN:
3D Heart - "Let your imagination guide you and you'll find all kinds of uses for these crocheted hearts. They make wonderful pendants or can be used for earring drops. Use them to make lovely pins, key chains, cell phone or bag charms. Hang on your pets collar or your Christmas tree... no matter what you use them for, they look great."
BONUS CRAZY FOR YOU HEART KNIT PATTERN:
BONUS FOOLISH HEART RECIPES:
FINALLY:From www.ajokeaday.com - 07/26/18: