08/01/13 - NNHS
“Good bread is the most fundamentally satisfying of all foods;
Dear Friends and Schoolmates,
"And now for something completely different."
From Domi O'Brien ('64) of NH - 07/31/10 - "Bless the Barley/Lughnasadh":
Bless the barley, bless the oats, bless both the wheat and rye; bless golden loaf, and brimming cask; without them we would die. Bless the hands that cut the grain, bless bakers, millers too; bless all those who make the loaf, to nourish me and you....
At the beginning of August comes the barley-harvest in Ireland. They are cutting oats in Wales and Scotland and Cornwall about the same time, and wheat in Brittany a week or two later, and rye in the Norse lands. Bread was indeed the staff of life for our ancestors in most of western Europe and elsewhere in the world, though the grain might vary-- teff, spelt, rice, quinoa, kasha, maize etc-- grain was the source of bread and of beer-- staples throughout most of the world. In Ireland the storm-god Lugh holds the funeral-assembly (Lughnasadh) for his dead foster-mother Tailtiu, at the time of the barley-harvest. For nine days people cut the barley, feast, and hold the funeral-games...traditionally the young people 18 to 27 who have not found a suitable marriage-partner locally travel to Teltown, to look over other eligibles...there are bonfires on the hills, and dances, and and what happens in Teltown DOESN'T stay in Teltown, but travels homeward in the shape of new betrothals (handfastings) and the promise of plenty.
A Greek friend, at this same time, celebrates new grapes and olives and olive oil. All cultures look to the harvest, and the blessings of the High Ones.
May we all reap the best of what we have sown. May our harvests-- first (August), second (September), third and final (October into the start of November), bring to fruition grain and fruit and vegetables and meat, relationships and careers affirmed; blessings offered, accepted, fully received.
Thank you, Domi, blessings to you and yours, too! Thank you also for the theme of the day)!
1. My Husband, Paul Harty (Bardolph HS, IL - '61) of NC - 08/01/13:
| We went to see
Paul's surgeon, the magnificent Dr. Debi Chaudhuri, yesterday
morning, and he removed Paul's stitches. We were able to see just
how nicely he is healing already. We're scheduled to see him again
on October 30.
We will visit Paul's dermatologist, Dr. Manfred Rothstein, again on Monday, August 19 to have the precancerous lesions which adorn Paul's arms and face removed.
2. Me ('65) of NC - 08/01/13:
I saw my PA, Jason Adams,
again this afternoon. The results of my recent lab work and CT
scan of my lungs were in. He said I was suffering from
slopitibostics of the lower chungalump. Okay, he didn't really say
that. I actually have no idea what he did say - something
about a lymph node and the sacs surrounding my lungs and heart. It
isn't healed, but does not seem to be very alarming, so I just need to
return in six months for another CT scan. Meanwhile, I continue to be
slightly congested, which at this time impacts what's left of my singing
voice more than anything else. Sometimes my throat just won't
clear, which again is more embarrassing than anything else.
In other news, my thyroid is still not functioning up to par, so he doubled the dosage on my medication. This was the medication in which I invested such great hope for a gigantic weight loss, but which bombed out after the loss of three measly inches. So I said unto him, "WHOO-HOO! Magic Beans! Now I shall drop 60 pounds by Sunday morning!"
Jason shot me a very dubious look.....
1. From the Most Talented Boy in the Class of 1954, Jack Nelson of Northern VA - 07/30/13, 1:04 PM. 2:52 PM, and 6:48 PM - "August 3, 2013 - BIG EVENT":
Bill Campbell ('54 - of VA) sent me the below message this morning...
I played a few gigs with Stuart Rodgers around 1962-63 and he was a good guitar player. If I was there I'd like to play with him again. Give my regards to the old folks.
A number of classmates
could not open the attachment to the earlier subject announcement. Thus,
I have copied it below and dressed it up a little for email.
A MIXTURE OF OLD STANDARDS, ORIGINALS & HAWAIIAN
FEATURING TWO ACCOMPLISHED & CELEBRATED ARTISTS
BUCK & BILL
STEWART “BUCK” RODGERS and BILL CAMPBELL
THE EVENT: A GATHERING OF CRABBERS & TYPHOONS
OF THE 1950’s & 1960's
WHERE: VICTORIAN STATION
36 N. MALLORY STREET, PHOEBUS, VIRGINIA
WHEN: SATURDAY, AUGUST 3, 2013
7:00 PM UNTIL 10:00 PM
DINNER AVAILABLE 6 PM UNTIL 9 PM
NO COVER ADULT SPIRITS
WOWZERONI, YOWZERONI, and PRETTY MUCH EVERYTHING IN BETWEEN!
Thank you so much, Jack,
Bill, and Lenny!
Short notice or not, this
sounds like a fabulous gathering! Y'all have a SUPER good time!
2. From Jimmy Smith ('62 / '63) of VA - 07/12/13, 2:29 PM - " BOBBY BALL, NNHS '63":
WOULD YOU PLEASE POST THE FOLLOWING:
WE ARE GOING TO HAVE A GET TOGETHER FOR BOBBY ON TUESDAY, AUGUST 13TH, 6:30 PM AT ANGELO'S ON J. CLYDE MORRIS BOULEVARD.
MOST OF US HAVE NOT SEEN BOBBY IN 50 YEARS. IF ANYONE WISHES TO COME, PLEASE CONTACT ME AT TYPHOONJIM44@JUNO.COM OR 757-438-0287. I WILL NEED TO FURNISH A HEAD COUNT TO ANGELO'S.
WHAT SUPER FUN! Thanks, Jimmy! Here ya go! Y'all have a great time, and tell Bobby Hi for me!
THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:
Birthday today to
Lee Heath ('57)
Paul Harty (Bardolph HS, IL - '61) of NC AND
Betty Burton Gary ('65) of VA!
Happy Birthday tomorrow to Roy Parrish ('61) of CA AND Eddie Beasley ('64) of Panama AND the late Sandra Tilles Snyder ('65) (deceased 03/11/99)!
Happy Birthday this week to:
Many Happy Returns, One and All!
THIS DAY IN WWII:
THIS DAY IN 1963:
NEW ON SITE:
WAY BACK THEN:
http://www.nnhs65.com/parkview-service-station.html - brand new page!
June 1947 Anchor, p.138
From the Head Flagtwirler of 1965, Janice McCain Rose of Northern VA - 07/31/13 - "Golf Balls":
|How true.......click on the link below
This is a really good reminder of what is important.
ABSOLUTELY! How easily we seem to forget at times... Thanks so much, Janice!
From Stacy Dorn Davis ('64) of CA - 07/31/13 - "MALE VS. FEMALE AT THE ATM MACHINE":
|Now you have to admit that this is
MALE AT THE ATM MACHINE
|Thanks, Stacy! This totally cracked me up!|
From My Daughter-in-Law, Diana Lyons Harty (Portsmouth HS, NH / Eastlake HS, CA - '05) of MA - 07/31/13:
Can't get much more 3-year-old birthday girl than this.
I SHOULD SAY NOT! Thanks, Diana!
|Claire's Birthday Party|
From My Friend, Susan, of NC - 07/30/13 - "Faith Is the Bridge":
|AMEN! Thanks, Susan!|
From My Friend, Susan, of NC - 07/31/13 - "Oatmeal Chocolate Peanut Butter No-Bake Candy Bars":
Oatmeal Chocolate Peanut Butter
No-Bake Candy Bars
It is sorta like a chocolate
oatmeal no bake cookie, but extra creamy and special. it almost reminds
me of fudge, but with the added texture of the oats and occasional chewy
sweetness of the dried cranberries--yum!
YUMMY! Thanks again, Susan!
|I want to try this with Gluten-free flour and see how it works. Then test them on primary kids! HAHA|
SOFTEST SUGAR COOKIE RECIPE
This Recipe is a State Fair Blue Ribbon winner. This is
an easy sugar cookie recipe, you don't have to roll it out, and the
cookies are soft and chewy, unlike other sugar cookies. Anybody can make
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
In a medium bowl, cream together the butter, shortening and sugar. Stir in the eggs and vanilla. Combine the flour, baking powder and salt, stir into the creamed mixture until dough comes together. Roll dough into walnut sized balls and roll the balls in sugar. Place them on an unprepared cookie sheet about 2 inches apart.
Bake cookies 10 to 12 minutes in the preheated oven, until bottom is light brown. Remove from baking sheets to cool on wire racks.
Oh, Crystal, you bad! But these look so good! Thanks!
From Judy Phillips Allen ('66) of VA - 07/27/13 - " 'I'm NOT Crazy!' (These are hilarious!) (#5 in a series of 25)":
Thanks, Dearest Judy!
|BONUS BABY CROCHET PATTERNS:|
http://doit101.com/Crafts/babycrochet101.html - Baby Crocheting 101 - "What could be more loving and made from the heart as a gift from you for that special baby? All free projects to keep you busy making tiny things for that little bundle of joy."
BONUS BREAD RECIPES:
|http://allrecipes.com/Recipes/Bread/Yeast-Bread/Top.aspx - Bread Recipes - "Top 20 Yeast Bread Recipes from Allrecipes.com as rated and reviewed by millions of home cooks ..."|
From www.ajokeaday.com - 07/31/13:
The female dormitory will be out-of-bounds for all male students, so too the male dormitory to the female students. Anybody caught breaking this rule will be fined $20 the first time. Anybody caught breaking this rule the second time will be fined $60. Being caught a third time will incur a hefty fine of $180. Are there any questions?"
At this, a male student in the crowd inquires, "Er... How much for a season pass?"
DATES TO REMEMBER:
Thursday, August 1, 2013 - The NNHS Class of 1955 holds
Lunch Bunch gatherings on the first Thursday of every month
at Steve & John's Steak House on Jefferson Avenue just above
Denbigh Boulevard in Newport News at 11:00 AM. The luncheon
is not limited to just the Class of '55; if you have friends
in that year, go visit with them.
2. Saturday, August 3, 2013 - A GUITARAMA: A MIXTURE OF OLD STANDARDS, ORIGINALS & HAWAIIAN - FEATURING TWO ACCOMPLISHED & CELEBRATED ARTISTS - "BUCK & BILL" - STEWART “BUCK” RODGERS and BILL CAMPBELL. VICTORIAN STATION, 36 N. MALLORY STREET, PHOEBUS, VA - 757-723-5663 - 7:00 PM UNTIL 10:00 PM (DINNER AVAILABLE 6 PM UNTIL 9 PM). NO COVER CHARGE.
3. Tuesday, August 13, 2013 -
Get Together for Bobby Ball ('63) at 6:30 PM at Angelo's on
J. Clyde Morris Boulevard.
CONTACT: Jimmy Smith at
or 757-438-0287. He will need to furnish a head count to
4. Wednesday, August 14, 2013
- 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.
Friday and Saturday,
October 4 and 5, 2013 - The NNHS Class
of 1963 will hold their 50-Year Reunion at the Crowne Plaza
Hotel, Hampton on the Water. Friday night will also be open
to the Classes of 1962 and 1964. SEE: The website which has been
set up for their class at
www.nnhs1963.com; CONTACT: Frank Gibson,
Joyce Williams Nettles,
email@example.com, or Susie Overton Jones,
4. Wednesday, August 14, 2013 - 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.
5. Friday and Saturday, October 4 and 5, 2013 - The NNHS Class of 1963 will hold their 50-Year Reunion at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Hampton on the Water. Friday night will also be open to the Classes of 1962 and 1964. SEE: The website which has been set up for their class at www.nnhs1963.com; CONTACT: Frank Gibson, firstname.lastname@example.org, Joyce Williams Nettles, email@example.com, or Susie Overton Jones, firstname.lastname@example.org;FORM: Registration-Classes-of-1962-and-1964-B.docx
http://www.nnhs65.com/requests-prayers.html - updated 08/01/13
http://nnhs.wordpress.com/ - updated 03/13/11
NNHS CLASS OF '65 WEB SITE:
PERSONAL WEB SITE: http://www.angelfire.com/weird2/cluckmeat
Carol Buckley Harty
7020 Lure Court
Fayetteville, NC 28311-9309
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"Bread For My Baby-O" midi (extracted by My #5 Son, Nathaniel Harty
of IL) courtesy of
http://www.kididdles.com/lyrics/b089.html - 07/31/10
Image of Whole Wheat Bread courtesy of http://onlinepastrychef.wordpress.com/2009/01/09/its-all-come-down-to-this-fresh-bread/ - 07/31/10
Kitchen Divider Line clip art courtesy of http://www.angelfire.com/tx5/tx5280/lines4.html - 01/01/10
Navy Seal clip art courtesy of http://www.onemileup.com/miniSeals.asp - 05/29/06
Army Seal clip art courtesy of Al Farber ('64) of GA - 05/24/06 (still
Replaced by Norm Covert ('61) of MD - 02/09/09
Hampton High School's Crab clip art courtesy of
Replaced courtesy of http://www.hamptonhigh1964.com - 02/17/09
Air Force Seal clip art courtesy of http://www1.va.gov/opa/feature/celebrate/milsongs.htm - 07/07/06
Animated Yehaa Typhoon
clip art courtesy of Al Farber ('64) of GA - 08/18/05
Birthday Cake clip art courtesy of
Sarah Puckett Kressaty ('65) of
VA - 08/31/05
Thanks, Sarah Sugah!
Coast Guard Seal clip art courtesy of http://www.tioh.hqda.pentagon.mil/SealsEmblems/USCG.htm - 10/03/07
Animated Dancing Teddy courtesy of Sandi Bateman Chestnut ('65) of VA - 03/08/11
Eastlake High School Logo courtesy of
http://www.geocities.com/ehslearningcenter/ - 10/17/07
Animated Wildly Laughing Dog courtesy of Eva Ellis Madagan ('61) of FL - 11/24/07
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