- NNHS Newsletter -
I'm Beginning to See the Light
At times our own light goes out and is rekindled
Dear Friends and Schoolmates,
Today's theme song was another big hit from 1945!
BONUS #1 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nAsJexo_S5Q - I'm Beginning to See the Light - Duke Ellington and His Orchestra with Joya Sherrill, 1945
BONUS #2 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T_PTpcVgdSM - I'm Beginning to See the Light - Ella Fitzgerald and Duke Ellington
BONUS #3 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ouGPjY9Ks7o - I'm Beginning to See the Light - Doris Day
BONUS #4 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lfbwBdaSanw - I'm Beginning to See the Light - Ella Fitzgerald and The Ink Spots
|"I'm Beginning to See the Light" is a popular song and jazz standard, written by Duke Ellington, Don George, Johnny Hodges, and Harry James, and published in 1944. Ella Fitzgerald and the Ink Spots featuring Bill Kenny recorded a version in 1945, that was on the pop song hits list for six weeks in 1945, reaching #5. A competing 1945 recording by Harry James and his Orchestra, with lead vocal by Kitty Kallen reached #1 for two weeks. Duke Ellington also released in 1945 a version, which reached the top ten. (Source: Jazz Standards website)|
THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:
Happy Birthday tomorrow to Tena Goodson Hensel ('39) of VA AND The late Mr. John Huller ('43) (deceased 07/29/09) AND Brian Cooper of SC!
Happy Birthday this week to:
17 - The late Mr. George McIntosh (deceased - 05/04/05) AND Hugh McLawhorne ('57) AND Ed Nichols ('62) of Northern VA;
18 - Bobby Bell ('57) AND Gloria Woolard Price (Hampton HS - '65) of FL AND The United States Air Force - 1947;
20 - Barry Stutt ('57)!
Many Happy Returns, One and All!
YESTERDAY IN WWII:
|September 14, 1930 - Germans elected Nazis to office making
them the second largest political party in Germany.
September 14, 1944 - Maastricht became the first Dutch city to be liberated by allied forces.
September 14, 1944 - The U.S. 1st Marine Division landed on the island of Peleliu under Operation Stalemate. The goal was to provide support for Gen. Douglas MacArthur as he prepared to invade the Philippines.
THIS DAY IN WWII:
YESTERDAY IN 1962:
|Friday, September 14, 1962 - Ice hockey player Tom Kurvers was born Thomas James Kurvers in Minneapolis, Minnesota.|
THIS DAY IN 1962:
BACKLOGGED NEWSLETTERS COMPLETED ON 09/13/12:
1. OOPS! NADA.
BACKLOGGED NEWSLETTERS COMPLETED ON 09/14/12:
1. OOPS! MORE NADA.
From My #2 Son, Brent Harty (Hillsboro HS, IL - '90) of TX - 09/14/12, 7:49 PM - "Today's DA Photo":
Hey all...thought you might like to see my recent DA Photo from today
with my CPT rank on my ASUs.... with love...
WOWZERINI-RONI! Thank you so much, Brent!
('65) of NC - 09/14/12 - "NOSTALGIC VIDEO":
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HfVykL9mGMM - Dean Martin, Goldie Hawn, and King Kong, 1968
From Joyce Lawrence Cahoon
('65) of VA - 09/13/12 - "Prayer
I have a prayer request. There's a great lady I've known since I was a child.
She's very sick. On top of that, she's being abused by those to whom she has given everything.
It breaks my heart. Seems there's nothing I can do alone. But maybe, if we join in and lift her up together,
God will heal her. She's well over 200 years old, but way too young to die.
Her name is America ...and I love her. Will you please help me pray for her?
PLEASE KEEP THIS PRAYER REQUEST GOING.
If my people,
which are called by my name, shall humble themselves,
From Fred Field (June '45) of CA - 09/14/12 - "RE: The lateCharles Wicke - Class of June 1945":
...There is a very readable autobiographical account, written by the master gringo himself and updated in his final days. Please view by clicking on:
The segment entitled Trying to Grow Up will be of most interest to those who knew him in Newport News.
Fred W. Field, NNHS Class of June, 1945.
Thank you so very much, Fred! This will be attached to Dr. Wicke's forthcoming Memorial Newsletter, but I thought our readers would very much enjoy reading this fascinating and candid account. I personally could scarcely tear myself away! Once again, you have my deepest sympathies on the loss of your dear friend.
From http://www.SelfGrowth.com - 09/10/12 - "Spotting a 'Fake Friend' ":
|10 Ways to Spot a Fake
By Scott Bolan
We must be careful
and diligent in choosing our friends. The most important factor is
trustworthiness, and when you find your trust was misplaced, the
consequences can range from disappointment to disaster and can be
BONUS CRAFT PATTERN:
http://thethrillzofhillz.blogspot.com/2012/01/make-something-upcycled-lightbulb.html - Upcycled Lightbulb Chandelier - You'll begin to see the light, too!
http://www.recipelion.com/Savory-Pies/White-Trash-Frito-Pie/ml/1 -White Trash Frito Pie - "At first glance you might not think the ingredients in this White Trash Frito Pie go together, but once you take a bite out of this savory pie you'll see why this is one of our favorite recipes for ground beef. The addition of Velveeta cheese and Fritos chips makes this a meal unlike any other. Try it tonight for dinner and wow your family with an unexpected main course."
http://www.recipelion.com/Casserole-Recipes/Amish-Yum-azitti-Casserole/ml/1 - Amish Yum-azitti Casserole - "This classic Amish casserole is a must try for anyone that loves the taste of Amish recipes. Made with butter noodles, ground beef and loads of cheese, it's a casserole that will feed the hungriest of families. Enjoy with biscuits and you'll have yourself a one of a kind meal."
http://www.recipelion.com/Casserole-Recipes/Idiot-Potato-Bake/ml/1 - Idiot Potato Bake - "It's all your favorite parts of a baked potato dish in the form of a ridiculously easy-to-make casserole! This Idiot Potato Bake is so simple to whip up, it will quickly become one of your go-to dinner dishes. Now that you've found this tasty and quick recipe, you can stop your search for simple potato casserole recipes. This one is one of the best!"
From Wayne Stokes ('65) of VA - 02/29/12 - "Aww pictures......... (#40 in a Series of 43)":
I can do this!!
Thanks, Wayne Honey!
#39 (seen in
Thursday's Newsletter) and #40 (seen here) are
the same picture - because they're really two pictures in one, so I
saved the same image twice.
Just a little blooper.....
#39 (seen in Thursday's Newsletter) and #40 (seen here) are the same picture - because they're really two pictures in one, so I saved the same image twice.
Just a little blooper.....
|From www.ajokeaday.com - 09/13/12:|
A poet and a scientist were traveling together on a plane. The scientist was bored and said to the poet, "Hey, you, do you want to play a game? I'll ask you a question, and if you get it wrong, you give me $5. Then, you ask me a question, and if I can't answer it, I'll give you $5."
The poet thought about this for a moment, but he decided against it, seeing that the scientist was obviously a very bright man. He politely turned down the scientist's offer.
The scientist, who was really bored, tried again. "Look, I'll ask you a question, and if you can't answer it, you give me $5. Then you ask me a question, and if I can't answer it, I'll give you $50."
The poet agreed. "Okay," the scientist said, "what is the exact distance between the Earth and the Moon?"
The poet, obviously not knowing the answer, didn't stop to think about the scientist's question. He took a $5 bill out of his pocket and handed it to the scientist.
The scientist happily accepted the bill and promptly said, "Okay, now it's your turn."
The poet thought about this for a few minutes, then asked, "All right, what goes up a mountain on three legs, but comes down on four?"
The bright glow quickly vanished from the scientist's face. He thought about this for a long time, taking out his notepad and making numerous calculations. He finally gave up on his notepad and took out his laptop, using his Multimedia Encyclopedia. As the plane was landing the scientist gave up. He reluctantly handed the poet a $50 bill.
The poet accepted it graciously, getting ready to stand up. "Wait!" the scientist shouted, "you can't do this to me! What's the answer?"
The poet looked at the scientist and calmly put a $5 bill into his hand.
1. Thursday, October 4, 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. 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
NNHS CLASS OF '65 WEB SITE:
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Carol Buckley Harty
7020 Lure Court
Fayetteville, NC 28311-9309
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3. Just mail it directly to my home. Thanks!
I'm Beginning To See the Light
Words and music by
Duke Ellington (29 Apr 1899 - 24 May 1974),
Johnny Hodges (25 July 1906 11 May 1970), and Harry James (15 Mar 1916 - 05 July 1983), 1944/5
I never cared much for moonlit skies
I never wink back at fireflies
But now that the stars are in your eyes
I'm beginning to see the light
I never went in for afterglow
Or candlelight on the mistletoe
But now when you turn the lamp down low
I'm beginning to see the light
Used to ramble through the park
Shadowboxing in the dark
Then you came and caused a spark
That's a four-alarm fire now
I never made love by lantern-shine
I never saw rainbows in my wine
But now that your lips are burning mine
I'm beginning to see the light
"I'm Beginning to See the Light" midi courtesy of http://www.electrofresh.com/midi-15806-download-gerry_mulligan_quartet-im_beginning_to_see_the_light.html - 09/13/12
"I'm Beginning to See the Light" lyrics courtesy of http://www.elyrics.net/read/h/harry-james-lyrics/i_m-beginning-to-see-the-light-lyrics.html - 09/13/12
Light Bulb Image courtesy of http://thethrillzofhillz.blogspot.com/2012/01/make-something-upcycled-lightbulb.html -9/13/12
White Star Divider Line clip art courtesy of http://www.wtv-zone.com/nevr2l82/bars4.html - ummm, some time back.....
Birthday Cake clip art courtesy of
Sarah Puckett Kressaty ('65) of
VA - 08/31/05
Thanks, Sarah Sugah!
Animated Air Force, Army, and Navy Flags clip art courtesy of http://www.angelfire.com/ny4/KevsGifsGalore/Patriotic.html - 06/18/03
Hampton High School's Crab clip art courtesy of
Replaced courtesy of http://www.hamptonhigh1964.com - 02/17/09
Air Force Seal clip art courtesy of http://www1.va.gov/opa/feature/celebrate/milsongs.htm - 07/07/06
Hillsboro High School's Topper (Band Version) clip art courtesy of
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
clip art courtesy of Al Farber ('64) of GA - 08/18/05 (re-saved 02/27/09)
Navy Seal clip art courtesy of http://www.onemileup.com/miniSeals.asp - 05/29/06
OOPS! Smiley Face clip art courtesy of Dave Spriggs ('64) of VA - 02/27/09
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