08/02/13 - NNHS
“Love is the expansion of
two natures in such fashion
Dear Friends and Schoolmates,
Ooooh, more dreamy dance music.....
BONUS #1 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tSsiS-v6_6M - Theme From A Summer Place - Percy Faith
BONUS #2 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9SeDGvfR0HU&NR=1 - Theme From A Summer Place - Andy Williams, 1962
"Theme from A Summer Place" is a song with lyrics by Mack Discant and music by Max Steiner, written for the 1959 film A Summer Place, which starred Sandra Dee and Troy Donahue. It was recorded for the film by Hugo Winterhalter. Originally known as the "Molly and Johnny Theme", the piece is not the main title theme of the film, but a love theme for the characters played by Dee and Donahue.
Percy Faith recorded the most popular version of the tune in the Columbia 30th Street Studio in New York City, which spent an at-the-time record of nine consecutive weeks at number one on the still-young Billboard Hot 100 singles chart in early 1960. It remains the longest-running number-one instrumental in the history of the chart. It reached number two in the UK. It hit number one in Italy under the title "Scandalo Al Sole".
Faith won a Grammy Award for Record of the Year in 1961 for his recording. This was the first movie theme and the first instrumental to win a Record of the Year Grammy.
Faith re-recorded the song twice – first, in 1969, as a female choral version, then, in 1976, as a disco version titled "Summer Place '76".
In 2008, Faith's original version was ranked at number eighteen on Billboard's top 100 songs during the first fifty years of the Hot 100 chart...
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
Roy Parrish ('61) of CA
Eddie Beasley ('64) of Panama
Sandra Tilles Snyder ('65)
Happy Birthday this week to:AND Colleen Luke Barton ('57) of England AND Buzzy Blanchard (Kecoughtan HS - '68) of LA;
05 -The late Barbara Kemp Bostwick ('57) (deceased 04/22/12) AND Frank Friedland ('60) of VA;
09 - Katherine Adams Barbrey ('57) AND Hunter Todd ('57) of TX!
Many Happy Returns, One and All!
TODAY IN WWII:
THIS DAY IN 1963:
NEW ON SITE:
http://www.nnhs65.com/General-Auto-Sales.html - brand new page!
1957 Anchor, p.181
June 3, 1965 Image courtesy
of Photo Journalist Chip Clark ('65) of Northern VA
From Jimmy Smith ('62 / '63) of VA - 08/01/13 - "The Five Riddles":
|The Five Riddles...
THE ANSWERS ARE AT THE BOTTOM.
RIDDLE FIVE IS AMAZING.
IT SHARPENS THOSE GENES IN YOUR BRAIN AND STALLS ALZHEIMER'S FOR YEARS ….
1. A murderer is condemned to death. He has to choose between three rooms. The first is full of raging fires, the second is full of assassins with loaded guns, and the third is full of lions that haven't eaten in 3 years. Which room is safest for him?
2. A woman shoots her husband. Then she holds him under water for five minute Finally, she hangs him. But five minutes later they both go out together and enjoy a wonderful dinner together. How can this be?
3. What is black when you buy it, red when you use it, and gray when you throw it away ?
4. Can you name three consecutive days without using the words Wednesday, Friday, or Sunday?
5. This is an unusual paragraph. I'm curious as to just how quickly you can find out what is so unusual about it. It looks so ordinary and plain that you would think nothing was wrong with it. In fact, nothing is wrong with it! It is highly unusual though. Study it and think about it, but you still may not find anything odd. But if you work at it a bit, you might find out. Try to do so without any coaching!
THE ANSWERS TO ALL FIVE THE RIDDLES ARE BELOW:
1. The third room. Lions that haven't eaten in three years are dead. That one was easy, right?
2. The woman was a photographer. She shot a picture of her husband, developed it, and hung it up to dry (shot; held under water; and hung).
3. Charcoal, as it is used in barbecuing.
4. Sure you can name three consecutive days, yesterday, today, and tomorrow!
5. The letter "e" which is the most common letter used in the English language, does not appear even once in the paragraph.
|COOL EXERCISE! Thanks, Jimmy!|
From My Friend, Alice, of NV - 08/01/13 - "Hardships":
|AMEN! Thanks, Alice!|
From My Friend, Dan, of Northern VA - 08/01/13 - "Workplace Record":
From My Friend, Susan, of NC - 08/01/13 - "Breakfast Pizza":
2 packages crescent rolls
1 package Jimmy Dean cooked sausage crumbles
1 envelope country gravy mix
2 tablespoons milk
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 tablespoon butter
8 oz. shredded cheddar cheese
4 oz. shredded pepper Jack cheese
1. Heat oven to 375. Separate crescent dough into 16 triangles and place on a greased, round pizza pan with points toward the center. Press onto the bottom and up the sides of pan to form a crust; seal seams. Bake for 11-13 minutes or until golden brown.
2. Meanwhile, prepare gravy according to package directions in a medium saucepan. Stir sausage crumbles into thickened gravy; set aside.
3. In a small bowl, whisk together the eggs, milk, salt and pepper. In a large skillet, heat butter over medium heat. Add egg mixture; cook and stir until almost set.
4. Spread sausage gravy mixture over the crust. Top with eggs and cheeses. Bake 5-10 minutes longer or until eggs are set and cheese is melted. Cut into wedges.
YUMMY! Thanks, Susan!
From My Friend, Susan, of NC - 08/01/13 - "Very Moist Coconut Sheet Cake":
|OH MY .. This looks like
it's to die for!!
Moist Coconut Sheet Cake
1 Duncan Hines White Cake mix
1 cup milk
1 stick softened butter
1 small box vanilla (or almond) pudding (I used vanilla)
1 teaspoon vanilla (or almond) extract (I used vanilla)
Mix together all ingredients until smooth and creamy. Pour into a 9 x 13 pan that has been greased and floured. (I used Baker's Joy.) Bake at 350 for 32 - 35 minutes or until tooth pick comes our clean.
1 can of cream of coconut
1 can of sweetened condensed milk
Mix these two ingredients together. Poke holes in the hot cake and slowly pour this mixture over the cake. Let cake cool and then frost with the following:
8 oz. container of Extra Creamy Cool Whip
12 oz. frozen grated coconut (Sprinkle this over the top of the Cool Whip)
Refrigerate at least 8 hours before serving. Even better the next day!
OOH! I'd have to second that! Thanks again, Susan!
From My Friend, Roshana, of NC - 08/01/13 - "Carrot and Zucchini Bars with Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting":
and Zucchini Bars with Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting
•2 eggs, slightly beaten
•3/4 cup packed brown sugar
•1/2 cup butter
•1/4 cup honey
•1 tsp. vanilla
•1 1/2 cups shredded carrot
•1 cup shredded zucchini
•1/2 cup chopped walnuts
•1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
•1 tsp. baking powder
•1/2 tsp. ground ginger
•1/4 tsp. baking soda
Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting
•1 (8 oz) pkg. cream cheese
•1 cup powdered sugar
•1 1/2 tsp. lemon zest
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In a large bowl, whisk together the eggs, brown sugar, oil, honey, and vanilla. Don’t worry about clumps of the brown sugar; those will dissolve as it sits while you prepare the remaining ingredients. Then fold in the carrot, zucchini, and walnuts.
2. In another bowl combine add the flour, baking powder, ginger, and baking soda. Whisk to blend together.
3. Add to flour mixture to the wet mixture. Stir just until combined. Spread batter into an ungreased 13x9x2-inch baking pan.
4. Bake about 25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely in pan on a wire rack.
5. Once the cake is cooled prepare the frosting. In a medium mixing bowl, beat the frosting ingredients with an electric mixer on medium speed until fluffy. Spread or pipe the frosting over the cooled bars. Makes 36 bars.
|AHH! This looks like my kind of cake! Thank you, Roshana!|
From My Friend, Susan, of NC - 08/01/13 - "CHOCOLATE PEANUT BUTTER NO BAKE COOKIES":
CHOCOLATE PEANUT BUTTER NO BAKE COOKIES
2 cups sugar
4 Tablespoons cocoa powder
1 stick butter
1/2 cup milk
1 cup peanut butter (I like the chunky kind)
1 Tablespoon vanilla
3 cups oatmeal
In a heavy saucepan bring to a boil, the sugar, cocoa, butter and milk.
Let boil for 1 minute then add peanut butter, vanilla and oatmeal.
On a sheet of waxed paper, drop mixture by the teaspoonfuls,
until cooled and hardened.
GIGGLES! Thanks, Susan!
recipe always takes me back to the summer of 1984. We only had six boys
then, ranging from thirteen years to six months. The older boys thought
it would be ideal - in fact, the only way to live - if we made a triple
batch of this each day. And instead of spreading them out to make
individual cookies, we could just split the entire huge batch into
bowls, one for each family member, with which to indulge (gorge)
themselves throughout the day.
This ridiculous plan worked quite well until we began to run out of ingredients...
First to run out was the oatmeal. They found they could substitute granola, but soon learned it was sweeter than the plain oatmeal, so they could either reduce the amount of oatmeal or sugar with basically the same results.
But then the sugar ran out (not surprisingly). I tried warning them that you could not feasibly make more than one substitution per recipe, but they were optimistic and confident, so they substituted brown sugar for the white. It was a little strange, but still tolerable.
But then the cocoa ran out as well. Hmm, what to do, what to do?? They found some dry chocolate pudding mix. Are you following? This would make the third substitution at the same time. My warnings fell on deaf but exuberant ears, and they continued with their cooking de jour.
Can you guess? The result was something, shall we say, less than delicious.
When it cooled sufficiently to taste, our #1 son, Lewis (Harty - Hillsboro HS, IL - '89 - of IL) took a large spoonful, made a grimace, and proclaimed, "This isn't candy, this is just chocolate... SLOP!"
Chocolate Slop it has remained in our family (in its pure, unsubstituted form, of course) for the past 29 years, a family favorite with this long time honored tradition.
When our #4 son, Joshua (Harty - Hillsboro HS, IL - '95 - of IL) was in junior high, he even wrote a song about it, which he sang and played on the piano to me whenever he began to crave a bowl. In time he began to play it on his guitar and follow me all around the house, grinning all the while, until I laughed so hard I relented I made the treat.
Ah, good times!
From Judy Phillips Allen ('66) of VA - 07/27/13 - " 'I'm NOT Crazy!' (These are hilarious!) (#7 in a series of 25)":
Thanks, Dearest Judy!
|BONUS SUMMER (WAVES) PLACE(MAT) CROCHET PATTERN:|
http://www.mooglyblog.com/summer-waves-placemat-and-coaster-free-crochet-pattern/ - Summer Waves Placemat and Coaster - "Summer! Time for barbeques, relaxing by the pool, hanging out with friends, and great seasonal food. Whether you’re eating outdoors or in, you can get in the mood and brighten things up with the Summer Waves Placemat and Coaster set!"
BONUS SUMMER PLACE RECIPE:
|http://www.food.com/recipe/swedish-sandwich-from-a-summer-place-427470 - Swedish Sandwich from a Summer Place - "No, this is not a sandwich from the movie of the same title :). This is from Best Scandinavian Cooking by Shirley Sarvis and Barbara Scott O'Neill, and it just sounds too yummy to pass up ..."|
From www.ajokeaday.com - 08/01/13:
A young bride told her friend, “George keeps telling everyone he’s going to marry the most beautiful girl in the world.”
Her friend replied, “What a shame! And after all the time you’ve been engaged!”
DATES TO REMEMBER:
1. 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
2. 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.
3. Thursday, September 5, 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.
4. 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, email@example.com, Joyce Williams Nettles, firstname.lastname@example.org, or Susie Overton Jones, email@example.com;FORM: Registration-Classes-of-1962-and-1964-B.docx
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Theme from A Summer Place
Words by Mack Discant, Music by Max Steiner (10 May 1888 – 28 Dec 1971), 1959
Recorded by Percy Faith (07 Apr 1908 – 09 Feb 1976), 1960; The Lettermen, 1965
“Theme from A Summer Place” midi courtesy ofhttp://lisawebworld1.tripod.com/midi.html - 07/21/07
“Theme from A Summer Place” lyrics courtesy ofhttp://www.geocities.com/lyricalmusings/lyrics/a_summerplace.htm - 07/25/07
clip art courtesy of
http://www.twosteptidewater.com/free_dance_clipart2.htm - 03/20/05
Scroll Divider Line clip art courtesy of - well, I cannot seem to locate that
information at the moment...
clip art courtesy of
http://www.onemileup.com/miniSeals.asp - 05/29/06
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
Cats courtesy of Paul Harty (Bardolph HS, IL - '61) of NC - 12/10/11
Hillsboro High School's Topper (Band Version) clip art courtesy of
Animated Wildly Laughing Dog courtesy of Eva Ellis Madagan ('61) of FL -
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