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08/02/18 - NNHS Newsletter
A Summer Place

Love is the expansion of two natures in such fashion
that each include the other, each is enriched by the other.”

- Felix Adler

Dear Friends and Schoolmates,

    Ooooh, more dreamy dance music.....

BONUS #1 - Theme From A Summer Place - Percy Faith

BONUS #2 - Theme From A Summer Place - Andy Williams, 1962


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

"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,[1] 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.[2] 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...[3]


THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:

   Happy Birthday today to Roy Parrish ('61) of CA AND  Eddie Beasley ('64) of FL AND the late Sandra Tilles Snyder ('65) (d. 03/11/99)!

   Happy Birthday this week to:

04 - The United States Coast Guard - 1790 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 the late Frank Friedland ('60) (d. 09/07/16);

06 -  Susan Whitcomb Harlin ('72) of TX;

07 - Elaine Ferrell Taylor ('57) AND   Kenny Branch ('62) of AR AND Alice Menin Daniels ('62) of Northern VA AND Judy Fertitta Gibson (Hampton HS - '62) of VA AND the late Anne Davidson Matthis ('64) (d. 02/08/13);

08 - Virginia Deuell DeBerry ('46) AND Kathy Presgraves Whitt ('71) of VA;

09 - Katherine Adams Barbrey ('57) AND    Hunter Todd  ('57) of TX!

   Many Happy Returns, One and All!

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


100 YEARS AGO TODAY:

August 02, 1918 - The first general strike in Canadian history took place in Vancouver.


THIS DAY IN WWII:


August 02,
1934 - Paul von Hindenburg, German field marshal and 2nd President of Germany (b. 02 Oct 1847) died. Gleichschaltung: Adolf Hitler became Führer of Germany.

August 02, 1939 - Albert Einstein and Leó Szilárd wrote a letter to Franklin D. Roosevelt, urging him to begin the Manhattan project to develop a nuclear weapon.

August 02, 1943 - Rebellion in the Nazi death camp of Treblinka.

August 02, 1943 - The Motor Torpedo Boat PT-109 was rammed by the Japanese destroyer Amagiri and sank. Lt. John F. Kennedy, future U.S. President, saved all but two of his crew.

August 02, 1944 - The largest trade convoy of the world wars arrived safely in the Western Approaches.

August 02, 1944 - Turkey ended all relations with the Nazis. Turkey had stopped exporting chrome to Germany on April 20.

August 02, 1945 - The Potsdam Conference, at which the Allied Powers discussed the future of defeated Germany, was concluded.


THIS DAY IN 1968:

Thursday, August 02, 1968 - Footballer and sportscaster Stefan Effenberg was born in Hamburg, West Germany.


“The major work of the world is not done by geniuses. It is done by ordinary people, with balance in their lives, who have learned to work in an extraordinary manner.”

- Gordon B. Hinckley
(23 June 1910 - 27 Jan 2008)


From Joan Lauterbach Krause ('60) of VA - 08/02/18:
 
  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 - 08/02/17:
 

  GIGGLES! Thanks, Cousin Jim!
 
 


 From Randy Bearor ('64) of VA - 08/01/17:

     I THINK SO! Thanks, Randy!  
 
 


From Carlene Matthews Vannoy ('60 / '64) of VA - 08/01/16:

     IT CERTAINLY SHOULD, RIGHT? Thanks, Carlene!  
 
 


“'Have fun' is my message. Be silly. You're allowed to be silly. There's nothing wrong with it.

- Jimmy Fallon
(b.
19 Sept 1974)


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

     Thank you, Shari! I've really appreciated the helpful information in this series!
 
 


BONUS SUMMER (WAVES) PLACE(MAT) 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 PLACES FOR FREE KNIT PATTERNS:

20 Websites with Free Knitting Patterns - "Once cooler weather starts settling in I get the urge to pick up my yarn and start on a new project. So tell me, where do you go when you need a knitting pattern? While in the past knitters had to search through magazines and books to find patterns for new projects, today we live in a different world. These days there are plenty of websites out there with knitting patterns, and best of all a lot of them are free. Yes, nobody likes to pay for a knitting pattern, and luckily for us we don’t have to. Today I’m sharing 20 websites where you can find not only free knitting patterns, but tutorials, too! Ready to save some money and find a great, new knitting project? Let’s go!"


SUMMER PLACE RECIPE:

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 ..."


FINALLY:
From www.ajokeaday.com - 08/01/17:
 
While driving a truck I once had to make a delivery to Death Valley, California.

When I arrived it was 128 degrees Fahrenheit. After just a few minutes I was so miserable I was afraid I was going to die.

After a couple hours, it was still 128 degrees, but I was so miserable that I was afraid I wasn't going to die.


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

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

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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! 


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


There's a summer place
Where it may rain or storm
Yet I'm safe and warm
For within that summer place
Your arms reach out to me
And my heart is free from all care

For it knows
There are no gloomy skies
When seen through the eyes
Of those who are blessed with love

And the sweet secret of
A summer place
Is that it's anywhere
Where two people share
All their hopes
All their dreams
All their love

There's a summer place
Where it may rain or storm
Yet I'm safe and warm
In your arms, in your arms
In your arms, in your arms
In your arms, in your arms


“Theme from A Summer Place” midi courtesy of http://lisawebworld1.tripod.com/midi.html - 07/21/07
located by Dave Spriggs ('64) of VA - 07/25/07 at the suggestion of Jean Poole Burton ('64) of RI - 07/23/07
Thanks, Jean - and Dave!

“Theme from A Summer Place” lyrics courtesy of http://www.geocities.com/lyricalmusings/lyrics/a_summerplace.htm - 07/25/07
also located by Dave Spriggs ('64) of VA - 07/25/07 at the suggestion of Jean Poole Burton ('64) of RI - 07/23/07
Thanks again, Jean and Dave!

Dancing Figures clip art courtesy of http://www.twosteptidewater.com/free_dance_clipart1.htm and
http://www.twosteptidewater.com/free_dance_clipart2.htm - 03/20/05

Animated Blue to White Divider Line clip art courtesy of http://www.wtv-zone.com/nevr2l82/bars1.html - 03/20/05

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

Army Seal clip art courtesy of Al Farber ('64) of GA - 05/24/06 (still missing...)
Thanks, Al!
Replaced by Norm Covert ('61) of MD - 02/09/09
Thanks, Norm!

Coast Guard Seal clip art courtesy of http://www.tioh.hqda.pentagon.mil/SealsEmblems/USCG.htm - 10/03/07

Animated Army Flag clip art courtesy of http://www.angelfire.com/ny4/KevsGifsGalore/Patriotic.html - 06/18/03 

Hampton High School's Crab clip art courtesy of http://www.geocities.com/agent99bm/ - 10/02/05
Replaced courtesy of
http://www.hamptonhigh1964.com - 02/17/09

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

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

Animated Laughing Kitty courtesy of Al Farber ('64) of GA - 10/08/07
Thanks, Al!

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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