08/10/12 - NNHS Newsletter
“If the sight of the blue skies fills you with joy, if a blade of grass
Dear Friends and Schoolmates,
Even though I could find no midi file for it, this seemed to be as good a choice as any for today's theme.
BONUS - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tQxt0epZFOg - August October - Robin Gibb, 1970
"August October" is a song written and performed by English singer-songwriter Robin Gibb, the third and the last song released from the album Robin's Reign. It reached #45 in the UK, #12 in Germany and #11 in New Zealand.
The Italian LP Best of Bee Gees, Volume 2 has a mono mix of this song with a fadeout ending (at 2:25), but then it comes to a full ending seconds later. If this was to be a true mono mix, it was hardly used, as most Polydor divisions issued stereo singles, and Atco's mono single appears to be a reduction from stereo. Additionally, for the second time Gibb recorded an Italian alternate vocal.
THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:
Happy Birthday this week to:
12 - Lois Marie King Earwood ('57)
The late Dave Arnold ('65)
(d. 21 July
Linwood Wright ('65) of VA
My Grandson, Joseph Harty of TX;
17 - Carole Smith Bennett ('57) AND Eugene Chapman ('57) AND Ruth Ann Reece Horace ('67) of FL!
Many Happy Returns, One and All!
|August 09, 1942 -
Battle of Savo Island –
Allied naval forces protecting their amphibious forces during the
initial stages of the
Battle of Guadalcanal were surprised and defeated by an
Imperial Japanese Navy cruiser force.
August 09, 1944 - Continuation War: The Vyborg–Petrozavodsk Offensive, the largest offensive launched by Soviet Union against Finland during World War II, ended to a strategic stalemate. Both Finnish and Soviet troops at the Finnish front dug to defensive positions, and the front remained stable until the end of the war.
August 09, 1945 -The Soviet Union declared war on Japan and began the Manchurian Strategic Offensive Operation.
|August 10, 1944 - American forces defeated the last Japanese troops on Guam.|
|YESTERDAY IN 1962:|
Thursday, August 09, 1962 - Football player
was born Louis Alan Lipps in
From Joe Madagan ('57) of FL - 08/08/12, 10:43 AM - " Bette Lee Heath (Deceased)":
http://www.mrfood.com/Casseroles/Beefy-Rice-Pie-1128/ml/1 - Beefy Rice Pie- "After a hectic day, we all look forward to a home-cooked meal. But when we're the ones doing the cooking, nothing beats Beefy Rice Pie at making short work in the kitchen!"
From Wayne Stokes ('65) of VA - 02/29/12 - "Aww pictures......... (#17 in a Series of 43)":
I can do this!!
AWWW! Thanks, Wayne Honey!
|COOL BEANS! Thanks, Ruthie!|
From http://www.ajokeaday.com - 08/07/12:
A couple is in bed sleeping when there's a rat-a-tat-tat on the door.
The husband rolls over and looks at the clock, and it's half past 3 in the morning.
not getting out of bed at this time," he thinks, and rolls over. Then, a
louder knock follows. So he drags himself out of bed, goes downstairs,
opens the door, and there's a man standing there. It didn't take the
homeowner long to realize the man was drunk.
"No, get lost. It's half past three and I was in bed," says the man as he slams the door. He goes back up to bed and tell his wife what happened and she says,
"That wasn't very
nice of you. Remember that night we broke down in the pouring rain on
the way to pick the kids up from the baby-sitter and you had to knock on
that man's house to get us started again? What would have happened if
he'd told us to get lost?"
So the husband gets
out of bed again, gets dressed, and goes downstairs.
The drunk replies, "Over here, on the swing."
DATES TO REMEMBER:
|1. Thursday, September 6, 2012 -
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. Friday and Saturday, October 5 and 6, 2012 - Class of 1962 - 50-Year Reunion - Crowne Plaza Hotel, Hampton on the Water. More information after the Holidays. Meetings are second Tuesday of each month. CONTACT: Brenda Amos Williams at firstname.lastname@example.org
3. Wednesday, October 10, 2012 - 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.
http://www.nnhs65.com/requests-prayers.html - updated 02/20/12
http://nnhs.wordpress.com/ - updated 03/13/11
Carol Buckley Harty
7020 Lure Court
Fayetteville, NC 28311-9309
2.Go to www.PayPal.com, log in, select "Send Money (Services) to email@example.com; or
3. Just mail it directly to my home. Thanks!
Y'all take good care of each other! TYPHOONS FOREVER! We'll Always Have Buckroe ! Love to all, Carol
NNHS CLASS OF '65 WEB SITE:
PERSONAL WEB SITE: http://www.angelfire.com/weird2/cluckmeat
Written and recorded by
Robin Gibb, 1970
"August October" lyrics courtesy of http://www.metrolyrics.com/august-october-lyrics-robin-gibb.html - 08/18/12 (sic)
Green Grass Blue Sky Image courtesy of http://burgesslawnservice.com/testimonials.html - 08/18/12 (sic)
Green Leaves Divider Line clip art courtesy of http://www.wtv-zone.com/nevr2l82/bars4.html - 03/15/05
Birthday Cake clip art courtesy of Sarah Puckett Kressaty ('65) of VA - 08/31/05
Thanks, Sarah Sugah!
Animated Air Force Flag clip art courtesy of http://www.angelfire.com/ny4/KevsGifsGalore/Patriotic.html - 06/18/03
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!!
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
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)
Animated Army Flag clip art courtesy of http://www.angelfire.com/ny4/KevsGifsGalore/Patriotic.html - 06/18/03
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