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08/30/11 - NNHS Newsletter
When I'm Sixty-Four

“An archaeologist is the best husband a woman can have.
The older she gets the more interested he is in her.”

- Agatha Christie
(15 Sept 1890 - 12 Jan 1976)

Dear Friends and Schoolmates,

   Strange that John and George never made it to sixty-four, yet I did.....

BONUS #1 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h3chFhCP5mQ - When I'm Sixty-Four - The Beatles - clip from Yellow Submarine

BONUS #2 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ldIfhc1pJpk - When I'm Sixty-Four - The Beatles - sing-along version


From http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/When_I%27m_Sixty-Four

"When I'm Sixty-Four" is a song by The Beatles, written by Paul McCartney[1][2] (credited to Lennon/McCartney) and released in 1967 on their album Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band.

The song is sung by a young man to his lover, and is about his plans of growing old together with her. Although the theme is ageing, it was one of the first songs McCartney wrote, when he was sixteen.[1] The Beatles used it in the early days as a song they could play when the amplifiers broke down or the electricity went off.[3][4] Both George Martin and Mark Lewisohn speculated that McCartney may have thought of the song when recording began for Sgt. Pepper in December 1966 because his father turned 64 earlier that year.[3][4]

Lennon said of the song, "Paul wrote it in the Cavern days. We just stuck a few more words on it like 'grandchildren on your knee' and 'Vera, Chuck and Dave' ... this was just one that was quite a hit with us."[5] In his 1980 interview for Playboy he said, "I would never even dream of writing a song like that..."[2]



NEXT THREE MAJOR REUNIONS:

1. Evelyn's Birthday Party for Everyone will be held on Saturday, September 17, 2011 at 2:00 PM at the Canepa Cottage, Buckroe Beach.
   For details, contact 
   the Head Cheerleader of 1958, Evelyn Fryer Fish of TX at evelynfish@msn.com
 

2.   From Chuck Jones ('66) of Northern VA - 08/24/11, 10:04 AM - "    Typhoon Tailgate - Saturday, September 17, 2011 at 4:00 PM at Christopher Newport University":

Hi Carol,

Is there any way your can post the tailgate map on the website?
... Thanks for everything you are doing for the alumni.

Chuck

   Wal, certainly, Chuck!  


3.     From Bill Roady ('60) of VA - 08/25/11 - "BRUNCH INVITATION":

Carol,

Hope all’s well with you and yours and yawl (southern) are enjoying Carolina living. Following you’ll see a Brunch Invitation that might cause you to make a “road trip”. Everyone there, your fans, would love to see you.

Also, please include the invitation in your newsletter’s “save the date” section.

Thanks,

Bill Roady

BRUNCH  INVITATION

The NNHS Breakfast Bunch will host a Breakfast Bunch Brunch at the Warwick Restaurant, 12306 Warwick Boulevard, (across from CNU) Newport News, Virginia 23606 at 11am on Saturday, October 1, 2011.

Please come join us for a Dutch Treat Brunch featuring a lot of “War Stories” and maybe a lie or two.  Everyone is welcome so bring your wife, husband, boy friend, girl friend, class mate, school friend or whomever you choose.

Please RSVP to Bill Roady at duckbill1@verizon.net or call me at 757-595-0716 so we have a head count.

Bill Roady

   Thanks so much, Bill - see you there!


 



THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:

   Happy Birthday today to        Me ('65) of NC AND    Chuck Springfield ('66) of VA!

   Happy Birthday tomorrow to     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 of TX!

   Happy Birthday this week to:

01 - Ellen Overton Weiss ('68) of VA;

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

03 - Morton Binder ('57);

05 -   Donna Marie Vest Hagerman ('71) of VA AND        My #5 Son, Nathaniel Harty (Hillsboro HS, IL - '97) of IL AND My Grandson (by My Children of Other Parents),    Jonathan Mansfield of NC;

06 -  Sarah Puckett Kressaty ('65) of VA!

   Many Happy Returns, One and All!

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


YESTERDAY IN THE WAR BETWEEN THE STATES:

From http://www.civilwarinteractive.com/This%20Day/thisday0829.htm - INCLUDING:

Thursday, Aug. 29, 1861
PEACE PROMOTIONS PONDEROUSLY PLUMMET

Even after secession, Sumter, and now a full summer of war, there were many who continued to hope that the conflict could be halted before more blood was shed. Many in the South were genuinely baffled as to why Lincoln was forcing a fight on them for doing what they believed to be perfectly legal, leaving the Union. Some in the North believed this was well; others thought that the “erring sisters” could be brought back to the Union faster through negotiation than battle. In any case, peace conferences were scheduled today, one in Middletown, N.J. and the other in Newton, Long Island, New York. Neither effort amounted to a hill of beans.

Friday, Aug. 29, 1862
BULL RUN BATTLE BREAKS BADLY


When Gen. John Pope was brought East to command the newly created Federal Army of Virginia, he made a rather pompous speech to his men in which he said, among other things, that he intended to have his “headquarters in the saddle”. His detractors, who were many, felt he kept his brains in the same place. His conduct today in what would become known as Second Bull Run in the North, or Second Manassas in the South, lent support to these skeptics. The attacks on Stonewall Jackson’s men on the Warrenton Turnpike were scattered, disorganized, and failures. Fitz John Porter, ordered to attack Jackson, found Longstreet on his flank instead and had to deal with that. McClellan, ordered to bring the Army of the Potomac from Alexandria, seemed unable to move quickly. As McClellan was also a much bigger fan of McClellan than he was of Pope, he was disinclined to exert himself on Pope’s behalf.

Saturday, Aug. 29, 1863
SUBMARINE SINKS, SUBMERGING SEVERAL SAILORS


The career of the Confederate submarine CSS Hunley was a rather checkered one. She was behaving quite well today in Charleston Harbor, as her crew took her out for several practice dives. At the conclusion of the last one, the ungainly vessel tied up at the dock of Fort Johnson, next to the steamship Etiwan. For reasons unknown the steamship pulled away from the dock without informing the sub of her intentions. The Hunley, with her hatch open so her crew could breathe, immediately rolled sidewise and sank. Only her commander, Lt. Payne, and one other man survived. Efforts started at once to raise her.

Monday, Aug. 29, 1864
PRICE PROVIDES PERSISTENT PROBING

Gen. Sterling Price had been the Confederate commander in the first major battle of the War in the Trans-Mississippi, at Wilson’s Creek, Missouri. He had even won the battle, killing Union Gen. Nathaniel Lyon and driving Franz Sigel’s men off in confusion, but had lost the state when he and Gov. Claiborne Jackson had retreated into Arkansas. Jackson had set up a “government in exile”, and Price had gone on to fight valiantly in many other battles. Today Price took command of an expedition that was leaving from Princeton, Ark. to reclaim Missouri for the South.


TODAY IN THE WAR BETWEEN THE STATES:

From http://www.civilwarinteractive.com/This%20Day/thisday0830.htm - INCLUDING:

Friday, Aug. 30, 1861
FREMONT FREES FOLKS FOOLISHLY


U.S. Maj. Gen. John C. Fremont had come all the way from California to join in the war effort. Today he found himself in command of Union forces in St. Louis, Mo., and not at all happy with what he saw. Missouri, he said, was afflicted with a “disordered condition, helplessness of civil authority, and total insecurity of life”. He announced his solution: martial law, the confiscation of all property of “those who shall take up arms against the United States”, and his intention to shoot any of the latter who were convicted by military court-martial. As a side note he announced his own Emancipation Proclamation, freeing every slave in Missouri. President Lincoln, who was known to take a rather loose view of the Constitution when necessary, immediately cancelled all of Fremont’s decrees, calling them “dictatorial." He caught political hell for them anyway.

Saturday, Aug. 30, 1862
BULL RUN BLOWHARD BADLY BEATEN


Finally, Gen. John Pope probably said to himself today, finally something was going right here by the old Manassas battlefield. He had “Stonewall” Jackson on the run, and he launched an attack to keep him from escaping. What Pope didn’t know was that Jackson wasn’t alone; he was now the left wing of the Confederate army. The right flank under Longstreet lost no time in making its presence felt, and the Union forces began to roll...backwards toward Bald Hill and Henry House Hill, and finally to Centerville. At the end of the day Lee was victorious and the pressure on Richmond was relieved. Pope, although not routed, was humiliated and soon relieved and sent back West. A few of McClellan’s units, sent for reinforcement, showed up after everything was over.

Sunday, Aug. 30, 1863
FRIENDLY FIRE FATALLY FOULS FERRY


The bombardment of the incredibly sturdy old Fort Sumter continued in Charleston Harbor today. The breech batteries (cannon) of the Union attackers on Morris Island fired round after round, and inflicted damage in places. As gun placements were damaged by the fire, the Confederate defenders would dig the guns out and transport them into Charleston proper. Return fire was of course attempted. It did little damage to the Federals but in a tragic accident, the Confederates of Fort Moultrie fired on a small steamship that was thought to be bringing reinforcement to the Yankees. It held reinforcements, all right...but they were fellow Southerners. The ship was sunk.

Tuesday, Aug. 30, 1864
DEMOCRATIC DELEGATES DIG DEEP

There was a Democratic convention going on in Chicago today. An unpopular Republican president was conducting an unpopular war, and the “peace faction” was in firm control today. Their nominee for the presidential race: former Maj. Gen. George McClellan, with former Connecticut governor Thomas Seymour. McClellan had battled with Lincoln before, but that was when he was in charge of the Army of the Potomac. Lincoln kept encouraging him to attack for virtually his entire tenure; McClellan seldom complied. The mocking rumor now started to go around that his pacifism was motivated by a desire to keep as many Union soldiers alive as possible, so that they could now cast absentee votes on his behalf.


  From Domi O'Brien ('64) of NH - 08/29/11 - "Hurricane Irene":

All safe here in Manchester, NH; some places in NH and Vermont were not so lucky. Hope all of us up and down the East Coast are all right!

Carol, a very happy birthday to you!

Domi O'Brien, NNHS '64

   Thanks so much, Domi - both for the report and the birthday wishes!


      From My Niece, Shari, of VA - 08/29/11 - "Have A Happy Birthday!":

 
Love,
      Shari

   Thank you so much, Shari!


  From David Block ('64) of MD - 08/29/11:

... What a lot of work!! Thanks.

David Block, '64

   Thank you, David - so nice to hear from you!


   From Jack Nelson ('54) of Northern VA - 08/29/11 - "NNHS Class of "54 - Health Trends":

We hope this email finds all of you healthy and well, especially those who have experienced the wrath of Irene. We have one large tree down, numerous small limbs, and were without power, water and phone service for 24 hours. Much better than the 8 days we were without services during Isabel in '03. Even with these inconveniences, we are very fortunate. We pray that God has also kept you and yours safe during this ordeal if you were in the path of this devastating storm. We continue to pray for those who have lost loved ones and possessions, and also for those providing recovery services.

One of the resources we must have each and every day to survive, even if we are not involved with a natural disaster, is water. However, most do not understand the importance of consuming and even showering in healthy water. This month we are addressing this issue. After you have read the attached newsletter, if you have any questions, please feel free to contact us.

Yours in health,

Alvin & Jean Mizelle
"Health Educators"

healthtrends@embarqmail.com

NNHS Class of ’54 – Health Trends

September 2011

WATER FACTS

  • 75% of Americans are dehydrated. Dehydration is the root cause of 50% of all diseases in the US.
  • Symptoms of Dehydration: Joint Discomfort – Obesity – Headaches Sinus Problems – Stress – Breathing Difficulties – Sleep Disorders – Heartburn – Depression.
  • EPA: Guarantees you that water will be free of bacteria. (chlorine used) Risk factor: No more than 4 people will die in 1,000.
  • Chemicals: Stored in body fat tissue not in leg, arm etc. (Breast cancer). Chlorine is the greatest crippler and killer in modern times. Cancer risks among people drinking chlorinated water are 93% higher than those who do not consume chlorine.
  • Drink ½ oz of water per day for every 1 lb. of body weight.
  • Brain cells are 75 to 85% water, blood is 90%.
  • The body is 70% water. This 70% is replaced every 15 days.

What Kind of Water Are You Drinking?

  • Tap Water: Chlorinated, toxic, carcinogen, no minerals, less bio-

available. Deadly to bacteria, poison to your body. Destroys protein.

Harvard University & Medical College of Wisconsin Research:

Chlorinated water is the direct cause of 9% of all bladder cancers &

15% of all rectal cancers in the U.S. Cancer Risk: Pools – 55%, tap water – 35%

  • Showering: You get more chlorine into your system in a 5 minute shower than by drinking it for 30 days. The steam we inhale can contain up to 50 times the level of chemicals than tap water.
  • Brita: Filtered, acidic, no minerals, les bio-available. Only removes 55% of contamination. Disposable gadgets that end up in the landfill.
  • Filters: Rated as to their effectiveness at the beginning vs. the end. Use a filter that is rated as high at the end as it is in the beginning.
  • Bottle Water: Filtered, acidic, no minerals, less bio-available. Plastic leaches into water. It breaks down in 24 to 48 hours depending on the grade of plastic. 55% of bottled water is contaminated, 33% violates state limits, 4% violates federal standards and 18% has chemicals of concern. An International Bottle Water Association expert report indicates that 40% of bottled water is derived from tap water, much of which contains Trihalomethanes, a common by-product of chlorine disinfection which has strong carcinogenic properties. Aquafina has been reported to be taken from 11 different city & town water supplies across the Nation. Only advantage, it tastes better than tap water (no chlorine). Bacteria can also grow in these bottles. Plastic Bottles: Most end up in a landfill. Takes 500 years or more to bio-degrade. Expensive: $2 to $5 per Gallon.
  • Well Water: No monitoring system and is usually acidic.
  • RO Water: Filtered – Dead Water - No Minerals - Takes 3 gallons to make 1 gallon. Does not get rid of bacteria and has a pH of 5.5 (acidic). Cannot distinguish between bacteria & minerals so it removes everything.
  • Solution: Drink alkaline water and install a high quality shower filter that removes chlorine.

 

"Why Should You Be Drinking Alkaline Water"

Some comments in this newsletter were taken from an article by Dr. Mona Harrison, MD - Director International Water Council

Alvin & Jean Mizelle "Health Educators"

healthtrends@embarqmail.com

   Thank you so much for sharing this with us, John!


  From Bill Hobbs ('66) of Northern VA - 08/29/11 - "Toccata/Bach":

http://www.youtube.com/watch_popup?v=XKRj-T4l-e8&vq=large - Toccata & Fugue in D minor ( BWV 565 ) of Bach played on glass harp by Robert Tiso

   WOWZERS! Thanks, Bill!   

         My Daddy, the late Robert Buckley (John Marshall HS - '25) (19 Oct 1907 - 25 Apr 1960) used to do that, only not so elaborately! For one thing, by the time I was a little girl, we no longer had that much crystal!


    From Joan Lauterbach Krause ('60) of VA - 08/29/11 - "FRANK, DEANO, SAMMY AND JOHNNY":

Loved this.  Enjoy.  These guys are having so much fun and it just spills over to the audience.

PRICELESS………..FRANK, DEANO, SAMMY AND JOHNNY

Enjoy! You will never see their likes again! This show is at Kiel Opera House in St. Louis -- June1965 -- when Carson hosted the Tonight Show. The Rat Pack were playing Vegas, but visited. This is supposed to be the ONLY time Carson sang in public! Quincy Jones was conducting the Count Basie band, and he is visible in the background.

Do Not miss this Performance... it will make your day!!

http://www.youtube.com/watch_popup?v=VPH0-g25Vl8

   MORE WOWZERS! Thanks so much, Joan - I miss those guys!


  From Gayle Bridgeman Botelis ('66) of VA - 08/29/11 - "THINK YOU KNOW EVERYTHING???":

These are too good not to pass on!!

For Those Who Thought
They Knew Everything

Here's a Refresher Course....

The liquid inside young coconuts can be used as a substitute for blood plasma.

No piece of paper can be folded in half more than seven (7) times. Oh go ahead...I'll wait...

Donkeys kill more people annually than plane crashes or shark attacks.....

You burn more calories sleeping than you do watching television.

Oak trees do not produce acorns until they are fifty (50) years of age or older.

The first product to have a bar code was Wrigley's gum.

The King of Hearts is the only king WITHOUT A MUSTACHE

American Airlines saved $40,000 in 1987 by eliminating one (1) olive from each salad served in first-class.

Venus is the only planet that rotates clockwise.
(Since Venus is normally associated with women, what does this tell you ?)
(That women are going the 'right' direction...?)

Apples, not caffeine, are more efficient at waking you up in the morning .

Most dust particles in your house are made from DEAD SKIN !

The first owner of the Marlboro Company died of lung cancer. So did the first 'Marlboro Man'.

Walt Disney was afraid OF MICE!

PEARLS DISSOLVE IN VINEGAR !

The three most valuable brand names on earth: Marlboro, Coca Cola, and Budweiser, in that order.

It is possible to lead a cow upstairs... but, not downstairs.

A duck's quack doesn't echo, and no one knows why.

Dentists have recommended that a toothbrush be kept at least six (6) feet away from a toilet to avoid airborne particles resulting from the flush.

(I keep my toothbrush in the living room now !)

And the best for last....

Turtles can breathe through their butts. (I know some people like that, don't YOU ?)

So......................

Now You Know Everything!

Remember, knowledge is everything, so pass it on...and go move your toothbrush !!!

   OH, WOW! Thanks, Gayle!


  From Randy Bearor ('64) of VA - 08/29/11 - "Dog for sale":

DOG FOR SALE:

A guy is driving around the back woods of Montana and he sees a sign in front of a broken down shanty-style house: 'Talking Dog For Sale 'He rings the bell and the owner appears and tells him the dog is in the backyard.

The guy goes into the backyard and sees a nice looking Labrador retriever sitting there.

'You talk?' he asks.

'Yep,' the Lab replies.

After the guy recovers from the shock of hearing a dog talk, he says 'So, what's your story?'

The Lab looks up and says, 'Well, I discovered that I could talk when I was pretty young. I wanted to help the government, so I told the CIA. In no time at all they had me jetting from country to country, sitting in rooms with spies and world leaders, because no one figured a dog would be eavesdropping. I was one of their most valuable spies for eight years running, but the jetting around really tired me out, and I knew I wasn't getting any younger so I decided to settle down. I signed up for a job at the airport to do some undercover security, wandering near suspicious characters and listening in. I uncovered some incredible dealings and was awarded a batch of medals. I got married, had a mess of puppies, and now I'm just retired.'

The guy is amazed. He goes back in and asks the owner what he wants for the dog.

'Ten dollars,' the guy says.

'Ten dollars? This dog is amazing! Why on earth are you selling him so cheap?'

'Because he's a liar. He's never been out of the yard.'

       Thanks, Randy!


    From Joan Lauterbach Krause ('60) of VA - 08/29/11 - "Life from the seat of a tractor":

Life from the seat of a tractor

An old Farmer's Words of Wisdom we could all live by...

The last quote fits everyone, I don't care who you are.



“Your fences need to be horse-high, pig-tight and bull-strong.”

“Keep skunks and bankers at a distance.”

“Life is simpler when you plow around the stumps.”

“A bumble bee is considerably faster than a John Deere tractor.”

“Words that soak into your ears are whispered…not yelled.”

“Meanness doesn't just happen overnight.”

“Forgive your enemies; it messes with their heads.”

“Do not corner something that you know is meaner than you.”

“It don't take a very big person to carry a grudge.”

“You cannot unsay a cruel word.”

“Every path has a few puddles.”

“When you wallow with pigs, expect to get dirty.”

“The best sermons are lived, not preached.”

“Most of the stuff people worry about ain’t ever gonna happen anyway.”

“Don't judge folks by their relatives."

“Remember that silence is sometimes the best answer.”

“Live a good and honorable life, and then when you get older and think back, you'll enjoy it a second time.”

“Don't interfere with somethin' that ain't bothering you any.”

“Timing has a lot to do with the outcome of a rain dance.”

“If you find yourself in a hole, the first thing to do is stop diggin'.”

“Sometimes you get, and sometimes you get got."

“The biggest troublemaker you'll probably ever have to deal with, watches you from the mirror every mornin'.”

“Always drink upstream from the herd.”

“Good judgment comes from experience, and a lotta that comes from bad judgment.”

“Lettin' the cat outta the bag is a whole lot easier than puttin' it back in.”

“If you get to thinkin' you're a person of some influence, try orderin' somebody else's dog around.”

“Live simply, love generously, care deeply, speak kindly, and leave the rest to God.”

“Don't pick a fight with an old man. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.”

And...

   WILD GIGGLES! Thanks again, Joan!


    From Glenn Dye ('60) of TX - 08/04/11 - "Some Thought Provoking Signs (#15 in a Series of 16)":
 

     Thanks, Glenn - I really enjoy these! There's far too little blatant goofiness in the world! 
 
 


FINALLY:

From www.ajokeaday.com - 08/28/11:
 
A teacher asked little Johnny if he knows his 1 to 10 well.

"Yes! Of course! My pop taught me...even more than 10."

"Good. What comes after three?”

"Four," answers the boy.

"What comes after six?"

"Seven."

"Very good," says the teacher. "Your dad did a good job. Now...so what comes after...let's say, ten?"

"A jack."


DATES TO REMEMBER:
1. Thursday, September 1, 2011 - 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. Saturday, September 17, 2011 - Evelyn's Birthday Party for Everyone - Canepa Cottage, Buckroe Beach - 2:00 PM. For details, contact Evelyn Fryer Fish ('58) of TX at evelynfish@msn.com - OPEN TO EVERYBODY!

3.     Saturday, September 17, 2011 - Typhoon Tailgate at CNU - 4:00 PM - TIL. For details, contact Chuck Jones ('66) of Northern VA at 703-474-1389 - OPEN TO ALL CLASSES!

4. Saturday, October 1, 2011 - 11:00 AM - The NNHS Breakfast Bunch will host a Breakfast Bunch Brunch at the Warwick Restaurant, 12306 Warwick Boulevard, (across from CNU) Newport News, Virginia 23606. "Please come join them for a Dutch Treat Brunch featuring a lot of 'War Stories' and maybe a lie or two. Everyone is welcome so bring your wife, husband, boy friend, girl friend, class mate, school friend or whomever you choose." Please RSVP to Bill Roady at duckbill1@verizon.net or call him at 757-595-0716 so they have a head count.

5. Wednesday, October 12, 2011 - 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.

6. Wednesday and Thursday, October 19 and 20, 2011 - The Class of 1956 will hold its 55-Year Reunion. Contact Judy Leggett Elliott at jandcelliott@aol.com or 757-868-1111. - CLASS OF 1956


PRAYER ROLL:

http://www.nnhs65.com/requests-prayers.html - updated 05/05/11

BLOG:

http://nnhs.wordpress.com/ - updated 03/13/11


 
  
Y'all take care of each other!  TYPHOONS FOREVER!  We'll Always Have Buckroe!

                                 Love to all, Carol

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Carol Buckley Harty
7020 Lure Court
Fayetteville, NC 28311-9309
915-780-3048
 


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When I'm Sixty-Four

Written by
Paul McCartney
(b. 18 June 1942) [Credited to John Lennon (09 Oct 1940 – 08 Dec 1980) and Paul McCartney]

Recorded by The Beatles, 1967


When I get older, losing my hair,
Many years from now,
Will you still be sending me a valentine,
Birthday greetings, bottle of wine?
If I'd been out 'til quarter to three,
Would you lock the door?
Will you still need me,
Will you still feed me,
When I'm sixty-four?

Every summer, we could rent a cottage in the Isle of Wight,
If it's not too dear.
Oh, you'll be older too - Ah!
And if you say the word, I could stay with you.

I could be handy mending a fuse
When your lights have gone.
You can knit a sweater by the fireside,
Sunday mornings, go for a ride,
Doing the garden, digging the weeds,
Who could ask for more?
Will you still need me,
Will you still feed me,
When I'm sixty-four?

Every summer, we could rent a cottage in the Isle of White,
If it's not too dear.
We shall scrimp and save, grandchildren at your knees,
Vera, Chuck, and Dave.

Send me a postcard, drop me a line,
Stating point of view.
Indicate precisely what you mean to say,
Yours sincerely, wasting away,
Give me an answer, fill in a form,
Mine forevermore.
Will you still need me,
Will you still feed me,
When I'm sixty-four?


"When I'm Sixty-Four" midi courtesy of http://mama.indstate.edu/users/nizrael/jukebox.html,
at the suggestion of Dave Spriggs ('64) of VA - 06/01/04
Thanks, Dave!

"When I'm Sixty-Four" lyrics courtesy of http://www.seeklyrics.com/lyrics/Beatles/When-I-m-64.html - 06/01/04
Thanks again, Dave!

"Sixty-four Years" Image courtesy of http://imgfave.com/search/when%20i%27m%20sixty-four - 09/01/11 (sic)

Animated Hearts Divider Line clip art courtesy of - 10/19/05

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

Hillsboro High School's Topper (Band Version) clip art courtesy of http://www.hillsboroschools.net/schools/hhs/activities/music2/Band/bio.html - 06/07/08
Thanks, Mark!

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!

Animated Army Flag clip art courtesy of http://www.angelfire.com/ny4/KevsGifsGalore/Patriotic.html - 06/18/03

Animated Laughing Frog courtesy of Joyce Lawrence Cahoon of VA - 05/31/08
Thanks, Joyce!

Animated Laughing Woman courtesy of Joyce Lawrence Cahoon ('65) of VA - 02/23/09
Thanks, Joyce!

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