08/04/08 - NNHS Newsletter
ďAll that is necessary for evil to triumph
- Edmund Burke
ďAll that is necessary for evil to triumph
- Edmund Burke
Dear Friends and Schoolmates,
For unknown reasons, we've never observed this day here before.
BONUS #1 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iGCW2NscZog
BONUS #2 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KYAaebB1km4
BONUS #3 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t9LRwbLWXs0
(4 Aug 1912 - 17 July 1947)
Happy Birthday today toThe United States Coast Guard - 1790!
Happy Birthday tomorrow to Frank Friedland ('60) of VA!
Happy Birthday this week to:
06 - Susan Whitcomb Harlin ('72) of TX;
Kenny Branch ('62) of AR
Anne Davidson Matthis ('64) of NC;
08 - Virginia Deuell DeBerry ('46) AND Kathy Presgraves Whitt ('71) of VA!
Many Happy Returns, One and All!
1.Dale Chestnut (Nakina HS, NC - '54) of VA:
From Sandi Bateman Chestnut ('65) of VA - 08/04/08 - "Update on Dale":
After 8 days in ICU, Dale finally improved enough to be moved Saturday night to
the Cardiac Care Unit at Mary Immaculate. The doctors told us that only 5% with
this type of heart attack, survive the first 48 hours. I'm sure that all the
prayers from all over the country have helped him make it this far. Thankfully,
according to the neurologist, he doesn't appear to have any brain damage from
lack of oxygen. He knows all our children and me, and has even asked about his
grandchildren. He's still having some problems with his memory, but overall is
doing better. He gets very frustrated because he can't get out of bed yet on his
own. The nurses did help him sit up in a chair yesterday for about an hour,
which was a big step. He's still hooked up to a couple tubes and monitors, but
hopefully today he'll be able to start on liquids and soft foods. He is still
facing a heart catheterization, implantation of a defibrillator and plastic
surgery to repair the broken bones in his face. It's going to be a long, slow
recovery, so please continue to keep us in your prayers.
Thank you so much for letting us know, Sandi! We're certainly keeping y'all in our hearts and thoughts and prayers!
From Van Rowell ('65) of NC - 08/02/08:
I just wanted to send you a note and let you know that Mattie and I are
holding up here in Kannapolis, just outside of Charlotte.
Hope all is going well at your end of the State.
On scanning some of the more recent newsletters I noticed a posting from "Polly White" (Bevins - of VA) from the Class of 1963. Polly was one of may favorites, along with "Katherine (Ditty) Harrison" (Jones - of CO) from that class and the senior band group. Please say hello to Polly from Van and if possible give her my e-mail address.
From the information I read it is good to hear that
Jerry A., Dale C.,
Jimmy S. and
Jimmy D. are getting along good now.
Hey, Van - it's great to hear from you again! I forwarded your note to Polly; hopefully y'all have made contact again!
We're continuing to pray for all those people - and many more!
From Joyce Lawrence Cahoon ('65) of VA - 08/02/08 - "2008 Darwin Awards - and these people walk among us -- and breed!":
2008 Darwin Awards - and these people walk among us -- and breed!
THE DARWIN AWARDS 2008
You've been waiting for
them with bated breath, so without further ado here are the 2008
From Jerry Blanchard ('62) of VA - 08/03/08 - "Woolworth's 1950's":
I had someone send me this picture today. Thought you might like to include it on the proper page.
Keep up the GREAT work, lady.
Jerry Blanchard of Va., Class of 62
Thank you, Jerry, but Gloria Woolard Price (Hampton HS - '65) of FL (and later Norris Perry - Warwick HS - '59 - of VA) already beat you to it! It's been posted here since 07/19/08:
Thanks anyway, Sweetie!
From DailySelfGrowth.com Motivational Newsletter - 08/03/08
Everything Is Possible
There are no Impossibles.
Every impossible, no matter how impossible, becomes immediately possible when you are released on it.
Exactly what does this mean? It is simple. We have built up in our lives feelings that say, I canít. Imagine the opposite. Imagine I can.
When we think of imagining, I can, a lot of thoughts and feelings come up. The thoughts and feelings are saying, in one form or another, I cannot, I canít. Iím not smart enough, I donít know enough, Iím not rich enough, Iím too poor, Iím broke, Iím donít know how, I donít have enough education, Iím too old, Iím too young, I donít know enough people, Iím blocked by people in my life, Iím in the wrong town, I have something wrong with me, Iím too angryÖwe could go on and on. What are your, ďI canítĒ feelings, beliefs?
We, with our mind, set up all these limitations, just a few of which are listed above. All of these limitations say, I canít. We build up these, I canít, thoughts and feelings, all of our lives. People tell us things we accept as true. We go to school. Peers, teachers, books, all of these various sources pass along their impressions of their own limitations. We accept these impressions and adopt the thoughts and feelings of limitation, which all amount to, I canít.
We read books, we watch television and we continue building up thoughts and feelings of limitation. We begin collating all of these impressions we get from all of these sources and we build and build our belief, our conviction, that we are limited.
One area of limiting beliefs is health. We learn, when we are very young, that there are people who are smart. We decide these smart people have an edge on the rest of us. Because they are so intelligent and because they went to school for a long time and because they are part of a culture we are led to believe ďknows,Ē we blindly buy into whatever they tell us. We ďprogramĒ our self that what they say is undeniably true.
Therefore, when the medical community tells us something, we believe it is true, without questioning. Now, we have television commercials for prescription drugs, for example. These commercials combine our beliefs about the researchers and doctors with the persuasive abilities---the manipulative skills--- of the advertisers and we develop, we program in more convictions of limitation about our health and even more about sickness.
So, we develop beliefs, feelings, about health and sickness. Each of these feelings is a limitation, because each of these feelings say, I canít.
We have built up limiting beliefs in every category of our life, finances, relationships, love, happiness, you name it.
After awhile, we have built up so many, I caníts, that we believe we are stuck with where ever we are in life and we donít see any way out.
However, there is a way out. The way out is the Release Technique. The reason the Release Technique is the way out of all this limitation is, with the Release Technique, we let go of all the limiting beliefs, thoughts and feelings we have put in going all the way back to when we first put them in. We learn how to Release, to let go of all of our limitation, all of our limitations. We can do it with the Release Technique because we get the tools to locate all of our limiting thoughts and feelings and we learn how to let them go to never limit us again.
That is why any impossible becomes possible. When we apply our simple releasing tools and let go of the ďI caníts,Ē which are the thoughts and feelings blocking us from having anything we would like to have, we move into, I can. ďI canítĒ blocks our having, being, doing all we would like to have, do, or be. When we learn to release, we let go of the ďI canítĒ and in so doing, we move into I can.
When, on any subject, we let go of the ďI canítĒ thoughts and feelings, we move into ďI canĒ and we have what we formerly thought we could not have. That is why it is said, any impossible becomes immediately possible when we have released our limiting thoughts and feelings. We let go of the thoughts and feelings that block us, we move into having. It is very simple. If we decide and do it. When we learn the Release Technique tools and we apply those tools, any impossible becomes immediately possible.
Go to www.releasetechnique.com . Decide to do it today, right now. Order the Abundance Course on CDs or sign up for a weekend Abundance Course near where you live. Learn the Release Technique, apply the Release Technique tools and move into the realm of having al you would like to have.
Copyright 2008 by Lawrence Crane Enterprises. All rights reserved. Photocopying or other reproduction welcome if in its entirety.
PRAYER ROLL (arranged alphabetically, but not necessarily complete):
Jerry Allen ('65) of VA -
update of 07/25/08 -
update of 07/28/08 -
"Jerry's HOME!!! He is ... feeling much better. He will still have to tackle
some health issues, but we are getting there!"
2.Julius Benton ('58) of VA - diagnosed years ago with Pick's Disease; update of 07/18/08 - SEE: 07/19/08
3. Connie Bloxom Thompson ('66) of MD - multiple heath and financial issues; needing cataract surgery to prevent inevitable blindness ASAP;update of 03/11/08: "SO FAR, 1/2 FUNDS FOR 1 EYE PROCEDURE"; update of 03/28/08: re-hospitalized; $1475.00 received so far; still short of $2000.00 goal; update of 04/28/08 - SEE: 04/28/08; update of 06/23/08 - surgery on right eye - 07/01/08; surgery on left eye to follow several weeks later as financial goals are met
Connie Bloxom ThompsonD 21015
4. Betty Brockwell McClure ('58) of VA - broken hip - early this year; still recovering and in pain; update of 06/17/08 - SEE: 06/18/08
5.Clyde Bryant ('58) of PA - heart replacement surgery - 12/13/07
6. Emily (daughter of My Niece Shari) of VA - advancing scoliosis; surgery 03/11/08; update of 03/12/08: surgery went well, running slight fever; update of 03/18/08: had some ups and lows, but is home again; update of 04/14/08 - still in pain, running a fever; update of 04/18/08 - SEE: 04/18/08; update of 05/05/08 - "finally getting better. Her hamstring stretching is painful, but making a big difference. She has years of physical therapy ahead of her, but is doing soo much better"; update of 05/13/08 - has had a setback; going to see the surgeon in Richmond on 05/15/08; update of 06/15/08 - SEE: 06/17/08
7. Dale Chestnut (Nakina HS, NC - '54) of VA suffered heart attack on 07/25/08, fell on sidewalk during attack, breaking his nose and cheekbone and losing a tooth; is in critical condition in Mary Immaculate ICU; update of 08/04/08 - SEE ABOVE
8. Carol Cook Campbell ('62) of VA - update of 07/26/08 - heart catheter; at home now and doing fine
9. My Niece, Shari, of VA - hospitalized 07/19/08
10. Jimmy DeBerry ('64) of VA - stroke on 06/17/08; update of 06/25/08 - SEE: 06/26/08; update of 07/02/08 - SEE: 07/03/08; update of 07/26/08 - "went home July 10th and is doing GREAT; walking each night, having therapy a few times a week and progressing very well"
11.Jamey Douglas Bacon ('66) of VA - knee surgery with complications on 07/01/08 - update of 07/10/08 - SEE: 07/12/08; update of 07/20/08 - SEE: 07/21/08
12. My second granddaughter,Rachel Harty of IL - broke her ankle/leg in 3 places on 05/17/08; clean breaks, no surgery required, but located in a tricky place for a growing girl, so proper healing is essential; update of 05/30/08 - "healing nicely. They put her in a cast below the knee. She still can't put any weight on it for 2 more weeks. Then she will be in a walking cast for 3 weeks after that"; update of 06/14/08 - Her leg is healing much faster than the doctor had expected. She is in a waterproof walking cast now for 3 weeks, then this cast will come off and she will have physical therapy; update of 07/06/08: SEE: 07/07/08; update of 07/27/08 - "has completed her physical therapy, and is now totally healed!"; update of 07/29/08 - SEE ABOVE
13.Pat Floyd Pride ('62) of VA - update of 07/26/08 - hip surgery - at home now and doing fine
14. Bitsy Heath ('57) of VA - 07/02/08 - abdominal aneurysm requiring surgery; also having other issues with breathing and pulmonary output; SEE: 07/03/08
16. Bobby Hedrick ('58) of VA - recently diagnosed with pancreatic cancer; update of 03/22/08: "doing very well, no pain, just some soreness"; update of 05/10/08: "continues to do well since the surgery for pancreatic cancer and will now begin the follow-up treatment to be decided upon following the consultation and evaluation at MD Anderson (Houston).
17. Pam Pennington Cherry ('58) of VA - congestive heart failure; cardiac ablation procedure - 02/06/08; second surgery on 02/20/08 for aneurysm; update of 03/17/08 - still experiencing difficulty with heart racing, breathing and pressure in her chest; pray that cardiac ablation procedure will not have to be repeated, and that Pam can learn to REST!; update of 05/04/08 - "in about eight months she will indeed have to have the ablation process repeated."
18. Marsha Rice ('62) of VA - update of 07/26/08 - knee surgery - at home now and doing fine
19. Tommy Scott ('61) of VA - update of 04/14/08 - "at home recuperating"; update of 05/22/08 - "still at home recuperating"; update of 06/09/08 - "still at home recovering. I am sure they would love receiving cards/notes from NNHS friends."
21. Jim Wilson ('58) of VA recovering from prostate surgery on 06/02/08
22. All of Us
DATES TO REMEMBER:
1. Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, September 26 - 28, 2008 -NNHS CLASS OF 1968:
http://www.nnhs65.00freehost.com/reunion-class-of-1968.html - 03/31/08
2. Saturday, September 27, 2008 -EVERYONE:
Evelyn Fryer Fish's Birthday Party for All of Us
3. Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, October 17 - 19, 2008- NNHS CLASS OF 1963 - AND PERHAPS OTHERS:
http://www.nnhs65.00freehost.com/reunion-class-of-1963.html - 07/23/08
Y'all take care of each other! TYPHOONS FOREVER! We'll Always Have Buckroe!
Love to all, Carol
NNHS CLASS OF '65 WEB SITE:
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Theme from Schindler's List (1993)
(b. 8 Feb 1932)
"Theme from Schindler's List" midi courtesy of http://www.markjezeph.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/music.html - 04/25/06
Image of Raoul Wallenberg courtesy of http://www.infodomein.be/gallery/slideshow.php?set_albumName=album45 - 08/04/08
Image of Plaque on Residence of Raoul Wallenberg courtesy of http://www.israelpictures.org/raoul-wallenberg-residence.php - 08/04/08
Fiery Divider Line clip art courtesy of http://www.feebleminds-gifs.com/graphics-sitemap.html - 07/06/04
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
Army Seal clip art courtesy of Al Farber ('64) of GA - 05/24/06
Animated Laughing Smiley courtesy of Janice McCain Rose ('65) of VA - 02/07/05
Navy Seal clip art courtesy of http://www.onemileup.com/miniSeals.asp - 05/29/06
Hampton High School's Crab clip art courtesy of http://www.geocities.com/agent99bm/ - 10/02/05
Marine Corps Seal clip art
courtesy of the late
Herbert Hice of MI
- one of my
Famous Marines who served in the South
Pacific during WWII.
Thanks again, Herbie!
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