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I've Got the World on a String
“I think, I first fell in love when I was in fifth grade with this boy who
- Saiber, Stardust and Sheets
Dear Friends and Schoolmates,
This isn't actually one of my favorite Sinatra tunes. I'm really a sucker for his love ballads, but hey, it's Frank, soooo...
BONUS - I've Got the World on a String - Frank Sinatra
|"I've Got The World on a String" is a 1932
Harold Arlen, with lyrics written by
Ted Koehler. It was written for the twenty-first edition of the
Cotton Club series which opened on October 23, 1932, the first
of the Cotton Club Parades.
The song was introduced and recorded by Cab Calloway. Bing Crosby recorded the song on January 26, 1933 with the Dorsey Brothers and their Orchestra The song was one of the first recorded by Frank Sinatra when he transferred to Capitol Records in 1953. His recording on April 30, 1953 with an orchestra conducted by Nelson Riddle reached #14 on Billboard's most played list...
THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:
Birthday today to
Barbara Kemp Bostwick
the late Frank Friedland
Happy Birthday this week to:
07 - Elaine Ferrell Taylor ('57) AND Kenny Branch ('62) of VA 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);
09 - Katherine Adams Barbrey ('57) AND Hunter Todd ('57) of TX;
Many Happy Returns, One and All!
THIS DAY IN 1969:
August 05, 1969 - Politician Jackie Doyle-Price was born Jacqueline Doyle-Price in Sheffield, West Riding of Yorkshire, England.
August 05, 1969 - Cricketer Vasbert Drakes was born Vasbert Conniel Drakes in Springhead, Saint Andrew, Barbados.
August 05, 1969 - Cricketer and coach Venkatesh Prasad was born Bapu Krishnarao Venkatesh Prasad in Bangalore, Mysore State, India.
August 05, 1969 - Rower Robert Scott was born Robert Geoffrey Scott in Perth, Western Australia, Australia.
“Sometimes in life we become so focused on the finish line that we fail
to find joy in the journey.”
(b. 06 Nov 1940)
Thanks so much, Susan!
From Joan Lauterbach Krause ('60) of VA - 08/05/18:
From Jimmy Dick ('65) of FL - 08/05/19, 9:00 AM:
On a peaceful early morning on the
beach, I always feel very close to God for his evidence is so obvious in
His Creation. Sometimes, however, when the water is calm enough and the
elements in the atmosphere are just right, His sunrise even gives us a
heavenly delight and a reminder of why our faith is so important.
Thank you, Jimmy!
|Thank you, Santa Jim!|
From My Cousin, Cheryl White Wilson (James Blair HS / John Marshall HS - '64) of VA - 08/05/19, 10:34 AM:
|Thank you, Cheryl! I|
From Me ('65) of NC - 08/04/19:
|That would be me!|
From My Cousin, Jim Atkinson (John Randolph Tucker HS - '77) of AZ - 08/05/17:
|GIGGLES! Thanks, Cousin Jim!|
From Carlene Matthews Vannoy ('60 / '64) of VA - 08/02/18:
think there's nothing better than laughing in life, so that's nice, to
be thought of as someone who can make someone laugh. It's 'cause I think
life is hard. You know, my dad was a really silly man. A great Irish
silly man. And that's fine.”
(b. 11 Oct 1962)
BONUS STRING (THREAD) CROCHET PATTERNS:
Amy Solovay's Free Crochet Thread Patterns - "This is the ultimate collection of free patterns for thread crochet. Find thread crochet patterns for bedspreads, doilies, bookmarks, scarves, edgings, and more."
BONUS STRING KNIT PATTERNS:
Free Patterns for String Bags - "I love a good market bag...
They’re the perfect thing to tote groceries in throughout the year, but
they’re particularly great during farmer’s market season because you can
just toss it in your purse and bring it out when you need it, and they
usually hold a surprising amount of stuff.
Here’s a look at some great string bags you can knit in time for your next shopping trip..."
BONUS STRING CHEESE RECIPES:
|5 Kitchen Hacks for String Cheese|
DATES TO REMEMBER:
Y'all take good care of each other! TYPHOONS FOREVER! We'll Always Have Buckroe!
Love to all, Carol
Music by Harold Arlen (15 Feb 1905 - 23 Apr 1986), 1932
Lyrics by Ted Koehler (14 July 1894 - 17 Jan 1973)
"I've Got the World on a String" lyrics courtesy of
https://www.oldielyrics.com/lyrics/frank_sinatra/ive_got_the_world_on_a_string.html - 08/05/18
Laughing Jester Smiley clip art courtesy of Bill Hobbs
('66) of Northern VA - 10/06/09
Bar 48 Divider Line clip art courtesy of - well, I dunno, but it's been in my files since11/03/10
Animated Tiny Birthday Cake clip art courtesy of Sarah Puckett Kressaty
('65) of VA - 08/31/05
Animated Military Flags clip art courtesy of http://www.angelfire.com/ny4/KevsGifsGalore/Patriotic.html - 06/18/03
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 (still
Animated Waving Santa Smiley courtesy of Ruth Ann Reece
Horace ('67) of FL - 10/25/17
John Marshall High School's Justice Scale clip art courtesy of
Cheryl White Wilson (JMHS - '64) of VA - 10/13/05 (replaced 02/23/09)
Witch clip art courtesy of Joan Lauterbach Krause ('60) of VA - 10/31/08
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
Laughing Jerry courtesy of Cookie Phillips Tyndall ('64) of VA - 06/14/06
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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