08/18/19 - NNHS
“A great wind is blowing,
and that gives you
Catherine II, Queen of Russia
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
"The Wayward Wind" is a
country song written by
Stan Lebowsky and
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".
Birthday today to
Etta L. Baker ('57) ANDDarlene Willis Marshall (Hampton HS - '68) of VA!
Happy Birthday this week to:
21 -Bob Buchan ('61) of VA AND Lynn Wright Hickman ('63) of VA;
Many Happy Returns, One and All!
THIS DAY IN WWII:
From My Friend, Susan, of NC - 08/17/15:
Thanks so much, Susan!
From Joan Lauterbach Krause ('60) of VA - 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:
From Stacy Dorn Davis ('64) of OR - 08/17/18:
“Love one person at a time, that’s the motto I’ll try to get my clones
to live by.”
(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):
BONUS WAYWARD CROCHET PATTERN:
Sherianne'sWayward 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!|
DATES TO REMEMBER:
Y'all take good care of each other! TYPHOONS FOREVER! We'll Always Have Buckroe!
Love to all, Carol
Wayward Wind" midi courtesy of
http://www.just-oldies.com/1937thru1956.htm - 06/28/10 -
Animated Tiny Birthday Cake clip art courtesy of Sarah Puckett Kressaty
('65) of VA - 08/31/05
Navy Seal clip art courtesy of http://www.onemileup.com/miniSeals.asp - 05/29/06
Ferguson High School's Anchor clip art courtesy of
(FHS - '72) of NC
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)
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 -
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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