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08/26/17 - NNHS Newsletter
Yesterday Once More

“A truly great book should be read in youth, again in maturity and once more in old age,
as a fine building should be seen by morning light, at noon and by moonlight.

- Robertson Davies
(28 Aug 1913 - 02 Dec 1995)

Dear Friends and Schoolmates,
   Today's Newsletter theme is brought to you at the suggestion of
June Veneris Collie (Hampton HS - '62) of VA.

BONUS - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YTaWayUE5XA - Yesterday Once More - The Carpenters


From June Veneris Collie (Hampton HS - '62) of VA - 08/13/17 - "Suggested song":

Hello Carol,

My 1962 HHS class is celebrating our 55th reunion on August 26th. I found the song “Yesterday Once More” by the Carpenters https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YTaWayUE5XA is very fitting for that time. Could you feature that song in your 26th newsletter? It is hard to believe 55 years have gone by – and I remember some of it just like yesterday!

I enjoy your newsletter very much and Thank You for your time and effort!

June Veneris Collie

   Oh, certainly, June! I'd be delighted! Great choice! Thanks so much - and y'all have fun!


From https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yesterday_Once_More_(song):  

"Yesterday Once More", written by Richard Carpenter and John Bettis, is a hit song by The Carpenters from their 1973 album Now & Then. Composed in the key of E and as originally presented on the album, "Yesterday Once More" segues into a long medley, consisting of eight covers of 1960s tunes incorporated into a faux oldies radio program. The work takes up the entire B-side of the album.

The single version of the song peaked at number 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart becoming their 5th number two hit and making them the act with the second most number two hits on the chart behind only Madonna. The song also peaked at number 1 on the easy listening chart, becoming their eighth number 1 on that chart in four years.[1] It is The Carpenters' biggest-selling record worldwide and their best-selling single in the UK, peaking at number 2.[2] Richard Carpenter admitted, on a Japanese documentary, that it was his favorite of all the songs that he had written. He has performed an instrumental version at concerts.

According to Cash Box, on June 2, 1973, "Yesterday Once More" was the highest-debuting single at No. 71. By August 4, it had reached No. 1.[citation needed]

Dionne Warwick, a close friend of The Carpenters, performed the song live in Las Vegas the night before Karen Carpenter's death in 1983.[3]


THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:

   Happy Birthday today to  Michele Shelton Sokol ('66) of CA!

   Happy Birthday tomorrow to Pat Helmick Glover ('57) AND Nancy Timberlake Spencer ('57) AND   My Cousin, Jim Atkinson (John Randolph Tucker HS - '77) of AZ!

   Happy Birthday this week to:

28 - The late Tony Lapides ('57) (deceased 06/18/09);

29 - Richard Coltrane ('57) of __ AND   the late Connie Bloxom Thompson ('66) (deceased 09/17/08);

30 -   Me ('65) of NC AND   Chuck Springfield ('66) of VA;

31 -    Pat Beck Letzinger ('57) of VA AND   Joan Lauterbach Krause ('60) of VA AND  Elaine Wilkinson Bracken ('61) of VA AND  My Grandson, Jacob Harty (Pitkin HS, LA - '15) of UT;

01 -  Jeanette Parrish Houston ('64) of VA AND Ellen Overton Weiss ('68) of VA;

02 - Frances Adams Smith ('57) AND    Dustin Baker (Norview HS - '65) of MA!

   Many Happy Returns, One and All!

http://www.nnhs65.com/Happy-Birthday.html


THIS DAY IN WWII:

August 26, 1934 - Adolf Hitler demanded that France turn over their Saar region to Germany.

August 26, 1940 - Chad became the first French colony to join the Allies under the administration of Félix Éboué, France's first black colonial governor.

August 26, 1942 - Holocaust in Chortkiv, western Ukraine: At 2.30 am the German Schutzpolizei started driving Jews out of their houses, divided them into groups of 120, packed them in freight cars and deported 2000 to Belzec death camp. 500 of the sick and children were murdered on the spot.

August 26, 1944 - Charles de Gaulle entered Paris.

August 26, 1945 - The Japanese were given surrender instructions on the U.S. battleship Missouri.

August 26, 1961 - All crossing points into East Germany were closed for West Berlin citizens.


THIS DAY IN 1967:

Saturday, August 26, 1967 - The Secretary of State for Education (2010 - 2014) and Secretary of State for Justice (2015 - 2016), Michael Gove, was born Michael Andrew Gove in Edinburgh, Scotland.


“How much pressure is too much pressure to remain true? How much disappointment is too much disappointment to stand firm? How far is too far to walk with a discouraged friend, or a struggling spouse, or a troubled child? When the opposition heats up and the going gets tough, how much of what we thought was important to us will we defend and how much, in that inevitable tug and pull of life, will we find it convenient to give away?”

- Jeffrey R. Holland
(b. 03 Dec 1940)


 From Mary Massey Lyle ('61) of PA - 08/25/17:
 

  INDEED! Thank you, Mary!
 
 


 From Jerry Blanchard ('62) of VA - 08/24/17:
 

  ABSOLUTELY! Thank you, Jerry!
 
 


“Love is the only gift that’s acceptable to give away as soon as you get it.

- Jarod Kintz
(b. 05 Mar 1982
)


BONUS REVISITED CROCHET PATTERN:

https://hodgepodgecrochet.wordpress.com/2014/07/30/cowboy-boots-revisited/ - Cowboy Boots Revisited!


BONUS COMFORT FOOD REVISITED RECIPES:

https://www.americastestkitchen.com/episode/447-comfort-food-revisited - Comfort Food Revisited


FINALLY:

From www.ajokeaday.com - 08/25/17:

Fred: "Do you think I have any brains at all?"

John: "Well, how can I put this nicely, I can describe it best like this... If they were to take your brain, roll it into a little ball, and roll it down the edge of a razor blade, it would look like a BB rolling down an eight lane freeway."


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 13, 2017 - 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.

3. Friday and Saturday, September 22 and 23, 2017 - The NNHS Class of 1967 will hold their 50-Year Reunion. SEE: http://www.nnhsclassof67.myevent.com/

4. Wednesday, November 08, 2017 - 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.


PRAYER ROLL:

http://www.nnhs65.com/requests-prayers.html - updated 06/10/17

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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Fayetteville, NC 28311-9309
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Yesterday Once More

Written by
Richard Carpenter
(b. 15 Oct 1946) and John Bettis (b. 24 Oct 1946)

Recorded by The Carpenters, 1973
 

When I was young I'd listen to the radio
Waitin' for my favorite songs
When they played I'd sing along, it made me smile

Those were such happy times and not so long ago
How I wondered where they'd gone
But they're back again just like a long lost friend
All the songs I loved so well

Every sha-la-la-la
Every wo-o-wo-o, still shines
Every shing-a-ling-a-ling, that they're startin' to sing's, so fine

When they get to the part
Where he's breakin' her heart
It can really make me cry, just like before
It's yesterday once more

Lookin' back on how it was in years gone by
And the good times that I had
Makes today seem rather sad, so much has changed.

It was songs of love that I would sing to then
And I'd memorize each word
Those old melodies still sound so good to me
As they melt the years away

Every sha-la-la-la
Every wo-o-wo-o, still shines
Every shing-a-ling-a-ling, that they're startin' to sing's so fine

All my best memories come back clearly to me
Some can even make me cry, just like before
It's yesterday once more

Every sha-la-la-la
Every wo-o-wo-o, still shines
Every shing-a-ling-a-ling, that they're startin' to sing's so fine

Every sha-la-la-la
Every wo-o-wo-o, still shines
Every shing-a-ling-a-ling


"Yesterday Once More" lyrics courtesy of Google Play Music - 08/26/17

"Yesterday Once More" Image courtesy of http://www.stonelittletheatre.co.uk/productions/yesterdayoncemore-2003/index.htm - 08/26/17

 Musical Divider Line clip art courtesy of http://www.wtv-zone.com/nevr2l82/bars4.html - 06/06/08

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

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

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

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

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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