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08/18/19 - NNHS Newsletter
The Wayward Wind

A great wind is blowing, and that gives you
either imagination or a headache.”

- Catherine II, Queen of Russia
(21 Apr 1729 - 06 Nov 1796)

Dear Friends and Schoolmates,

    I remember sitting by our Magnavox radio and singing along with Gogi to this when I was a little girl. Was I really only nine years old??

BONUS - The Wayward Wind - Gogi Grant, 1956


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

"The Wayward Wind" is a country song written by Stan Lebowsky and Herb Newman.

In 1956 versions were recorded by Gogi Grant, Tex Ritter, and Jimmy Young, of which Grant's was the biggest seller in the United States and Ritter's in the United Kingdom. The song reached #1 on the Cash Box chart, which combined all recorded versions, but must have got most of that popularity from the Gogi Grant version, which reached #1 on the Billboard chart on its own. The song is one of only two songs that were major hits for Grant, the other being "Suddenly There's a Valley".

In 1961 Gogi Grant's recording was reissued and reached Billboard #50 and Cash Box #78. That same year, Patsy Cline made a recording, which did not chart.

In 1963 a new recording was made by Frank Ifield, which reached #1 on the UK charts.

The song made the Billboard country chart in the 1980s in a version by Sylvia, with accompaniment by James Galway.


THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:

   Happy Birthday today to Etta L. Baker ('57) ANDDarlene Willis Marshall (Hampton HS - '68) of VA!

   Happy Birthday tomorrow to   Former President Bill Clinton of NY AND   Jimmy DeBerry ('64) of VA AND   Dave Spriggs ('64) of VA AND Alton Jones ('66) of FL and NC!

   Happy Birthday this week to:

20 -    The late Chip Clark ('65) (d. 06/12/10) AND Eddie Vest ('68) of VA;

21 - Bob Buchan ('61) of VA AND  Lynn Wright Hickman ('63) of VA;

22 - Suzanne Morris Oberlander ('63) AND   Candy Hixson Whitley (Ferguson HS - '68) of VA;

23 - Charles Allen ('57) AND Pam Russell Hanzlik ('63) of NC AND    My Cousin, Cheryl White Wilson (John Marshall HS - '64) of VA!

   Many Happy Returns, One and All!


 


THIS DAY IN WWII:

August 18, 1940 - Canada and the U.S. established a joint defense plan against the possible enemy attacks during World War II.

August 18, 1940 - The Hardest Day air battle, part of the Battle of Britain. At that point, the largest aerial engagement in history with heavy losses sustained on both sides.

August 18, 1941 - Adolf Hitler ordered a temporary halt to Nazi Germany's systematic T4 euthanasia program of the mentally ill and the handicapped due to protests.

August 18, 1942 - A group of freedom fighters of Sherpur hoisted the Tricoloure at Mohammadabad Tehsil, Ghazipur India


THIS DAY IN 1969:

August 18, 1969 - Rugby player and coach Mark Kuhlmann was born in Germany.

August 18, 1969 - Actor Edward Norton was born Edward Harrison Norton in BostonMassachusetts.


From My Friend, Susan, of NC - 08/17/15:

“Our responsibility is to rise from mediocrity to competence, from failure to achievement. Our task is to become our best selves. One of God’s greatest gifts to us is the joy of trying again, for no failure ever need be final.”

- Thomas S. Monson, April, 1987
(21 Aug 1927 - 02 Jan 2018)

    Thanks so much, Susan!


From Joan Lauterbach Krause ('60) of VA - 08/18/17:
 
  Thank you, Joan!
 
 


 From My Cousin, Jim Atkinson (John Randolph Tucker HS - '77) of AZ - 08/18/17:
 

  GIGGLES! Thanks, Cousin Jim!
 
 


From Linda DeShazo Hatchett ('65) of VA - 08/17/18:

  EXACTLY! Thank you, Linda!
 
 


 From Domi O'Brien ('64) of NH - 08/16/18:

   Thanks, Domi!
 
 


  From Stacy Dorn Davis ('64) of OR - 08/17/18:

  Thanks, Stacy!
 
 


“Love one person at a time, that’s the motto I’ll try to get my clones to live by.

- Jarod Kintz
(b. 05 Mar 1982
)


From the Head Flagtwirler of 1965, Janice McCain Rose of VA - 08/08/19, 12:57 PM - "Millenials have now entered the workforce...." (#8 in a series of 16):

  Here is clear evidence that millennials have now entered the work force. Alas, the world will never be the same again...

  Thanks, Janice, though I personally think that this type of "brilliance" is hardly limited to Millenials!

 
 


BONUS WAYWARD CROCHET PATTERN:

Sherianne's Wayward Crochet Scarf - "The Crochet Scarf – Wayward is a new scarf pattern that I am offering you today. I am so excited about this crochet scarf. It was made using Mandala Yarn. Can I tell you I was afraid of using this yarn until finally decided to use it? I was afraid the stripes were going to be all wrong. Wayward is great for mothers, aunts, friend, co-workers, etc. as a Christmas present, or better yet a present for yourself."


BONUS WAYWARD KNITTING PATTERN:

Wayward Creating - "Free 1950's Jumper Cardigan"


BONUS WAYWARD RECIPES:

The Wayward Oven - WOWZERS! A plethora of things to bake!


FINALLY:
From www.ajokeaday.com - 08/17/19:

A young secretary in my office was telling anyone who would listen about what a fun time she had on her vacation. She then asked her boss for two weeks leave in which to get married.

"But you just had two weeks off," said the boss. "Why didn't you get married then?"

"What, and ruin my vacation?" she whined.


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 11, 2019 -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. 

3. Friday, October 11, 2019 - Saturday, October 12, 2019 - The NNHS Class of 1964 will hold their 55-Year Reunion at the Holiday Inn Newport News - City Center (formerly the Omni). SEE: www.nnhs1964.com; CONTACT: David Spriggs at nnhs64@cox.net



 


PRAYER ROLL:

http://www.nnhs65.com/requests-prayers.html - updated 07/16/19

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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PERSONAL WEB SITE: http://www.angelfire.com/weird2/cluckmeat

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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."

THREE WAYS TO DONATE:  

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! 


The Wayward Wind

Written by Stanley Lebowsky (26 Nov 1926 – 19 Oct 1986) and Herb Newman

Recorded by Gogi Grant (born Myrtle Audrey Arinsberg, 20 Sept 1924), 1956


The wayward wind is a restless wind
A restless wind that yearns to wander
And he was born the next of kin
The next of kin to the wayward wind

In a lonely shack by a railroad track
He spent his younger days
And I guess the sound of the outward-bound
Made him a slave to his wand'rin ways

And the wayward wind is a restless wind
A restless wind that yearns to wander
And he was born the next of kin
The next of kin to the wayward wind

Oh, I met him there in a border town
He vowed we'd never part
Though he tried his best to settle down
I'm now alone with a broken heart

And the wayward wind is a restless wind
A restless wind that yearns to wander
And he was born the next of kin
The next of kin to the wayward wind

The next of kin to the wayward wind


"The Wayward Wind" midi courtesy of http://www.just-oldies.com/1937thru1956.htm - 06/28/10 -
a waaay cool site which disappeared about two days later!

"The Wayward Wind" lyrics courtesy of http://www.lyricsdownload.com/gogi-grant-the-wayward-wind-lyrics.html - 08/17/10

Drawing of "Wind" courtesy of http://www.ssqq.com/stories/advent30.htm - 08/17/10

Animated Divider Line 531 clip art courtesy of http://www.angelfire.com/tx5/tx5280/lines11.html - 08/17/10

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

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

Navy Seal clip art courtesy of http://www.onemileup.com/miniSeals.asp - 05/29/06

Ferguson High School's Anchor clip art courtesy of Steve Silsby (FHS - '72) of NC - 12/14/05
Thanks, Steve!

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)
Thanks, Cheryl!

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 Lumpy Bouncy Dancing (by AF Artist - Greg Wilson) courtesy of http://www.animationfactory.com - 08/28/08

Animated Dancing Oldsters clip art courtesy of Al Farber ('64) of GA - 09/09/06
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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