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09/15/18 - NNHS Newsletter - I'm Beginning to See the Light

“At times our own light goes out and is rekindled
by a spark from another person. Each of us
has cause to think with deep gratitude
of those who have lighted the flame within us.
”

- Albert Schweitzer
(14 Jan 1875 - 04 Sept 1965)

Dear Friends and Schoolmates,

   Today's theme song was another big hit from 1945!

BONUS #1 - I'm Beginning to See the Light - Duke Ellington and His Orchestra with Joya Sherrill, 1945

BONUS #2 - I'm Beginning to See the Light - Ella Fitzgerald and Duke Ellington

BONUS #3 - I'm Beginning to See the Light - Doris Day

BONUS #4 - I'm Beginning to See the Light - Ella Fitzgerald and The Ink Spots


From http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/I%27m_Beginning_to_See_the_Light:

"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   The late Tena Goodson Hensel (June '39) (d. 06/09/15) AND the late Mr. John Huller ('43) (d. 07/29/09) AND  Brian Cooper of SC!

   Happy Birthday this week to:  

17 - The late Mr. George McIntosh (d. 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 AND My Granddaughter, Hannah Harty of CA;

20 - Barry Stutt ('57);

21 - Maxine Petty Ramey ('57);

22 - The late Curt Overman ('59) (d. 11/05/16) AND   Lola Babb Hallman ('63) of NC!

   Many Happy Returns, One and All!

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


100 YEARS AGO TODAY:

September 15, 1918 - World War I: Allied troops broke through the Bulgarian defenses on the Macedonian Front.


THIS DAY IN WWII:

September 15, 1935 - The Nuremberg Laws deprived German Jews of citizenship.

September 15, 1935 - Nazi Germany adopted a new national flag with the swastika.

September 15, 1940 - The climax of the Battle of Britain: the Royal Air Force shot down large numbers of Luftwaffe aircraft.

September 15, 1942 - U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Wasp was torpedoed at Guadalcanal.

September 15, 1944 - Franklin D. Roosevelt and Winston Churchill met in Quebec as part of the Octagon Conference to discuss strategy.

September 15, 1944 - The Battle of Peleliu began as the United States Marine Corps' 1st Marine Division and the United States Army's 81st Infantry Division hit White and Orange beaches under heavy fire from Japanese infantry and artillery.


THIS DAY IN 1968:

Saturday, September 15, 1968 - The Soviet Zond 5 spaceship was launched, becoming the first spacecraft to fly around the Moon and re-enter the Earth's atmosphere.


“One can never tell what will be the result of faithful service rendered, nor do we know when it will come back to us or to those with whom we are associated. The reward may not come at the time, but in dividends later. I believe we will never lose anything in life by giving service, by making sacrifices, and doing the right thing

- Heber J. Grant
(22 Nov 1856 - 14 May 1945)


From Joan Lauterbach Krause ('60) of VA - 09/15/17:

  Thank you, Joan!
 
 


From Wayne Agee ('58) of FL - 09/10/18 - "2018 Handbook":
 

HANDBOOK 2018

Health:
1. Drink plenty of water.
2. Eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dinner like a beggar.
3. Eat more foods that grow on trees and plants and eat less food that is manufactured in plants..
4. Live with the 3 E's -- Energy, Enthusiasm and Empathy
5. Make time to pray.
6. Play more games
7. Read more books than you did in 2017.
8. Sit in silence for at least 10 minutes each day
9. Sleep for 7 hours.
10. Take a 10-30 minutes walk daily. And while you walk, smile.

Personality:
11. Don't compare your life to others. You have no idea what their journey is all about.
12. Don't have negative thoughts or things you cannot control. Instead invest your energy in the positive present moment.
13. Don't over do. Keep your limits.
14. Don't take yourself so seriously. No one else does.
15. Don't waste your precious energy on gossip.
16. Dream more while you are awake
17. Envy is a waste of time. You already have all you need.
18. Forget issues of the past.. Don't remind your partner of his/her mistakes of the past. That will ruin your present happiness.
19. Life is too short to waste time hating anyone. Don't hate others.
20. Make peace with your past so it won't spoil the present.
21. No one is in charge of your happiness except you.
22. Realize that life is a school and you are here to learn. Problems are simply part of the curriculum that appear and fade away like algebra class but the lessons you learn will last a lifetime.
23. Smile and laugh more.
24. You don't have to win every argument. Agree to disagree.
25. You don't have to attend every argument that you are invited to.

Society:
25. Call your family often.
26. Each day give something good to others.
27. Forgive everyone for everything.
28. Spend time w/ people over the age of 70 & under the age of 6.
29. Try to make at least three people smile each day.
30. What other people think of you is none of your business.
31. Your job won't take care of you when you are sick. Your friends will. Stay in touch.

Life:
32. Do the right thing!
33. Get rid of anything that isn't useful, beautiful or joyful.
34. GOD heals everything.
35. However good or bad a situation is, it will change.
36. No matter how you feel, get up, dress up and show up.
37. The best is yet to come.
38. When you awake alive in the morning, thank GOD for it.
39. Your Inner most is always happy. So, be happy.

Last but not the least:
40. Please Forward this to everyone you care about, I just did.

   ABSOLUTELY! Thank you, Wayne!


 From Margaret Elmore Tolly ('58) of VA - 09/14/15:

    Thanks, Margaret! I did, too - but only barely!
 
 


“Our love was soggy, like the biscuits I forgot to take out of the bathtub.”

- Jarod Kintz
(b. 05 Mar 1982
)


BONUS SEE THE LIGHT CROCHET PATTERNS:

12 Free Crochet Lampshade Patterns to Light Up Your Home


BONUS SEE THE LIGHT KNIT PATTERN:

Lucinda Ganderton's See the Light Lampshade


BONUS SEE THE LIGHT RECIPES:

30-Minute Meals


FINALLY:

From www.ajokeaday.com - 09/14/18:

A tourist parked his car in downtown Washington, D.C. He said to a man standing near the curb, "Listen, I'm going to be only a couple of minutes. Would you watch my car while I run into this store?"

"What?" the man huffed. "Do you realize that I am a member of the United States Congress?"

"Well, no," the tourist said, "I didn't realize that. But it's all right. I'll trust you anyway."


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.
Friday and Saturday, September 28 and 29, 2018 - The NNHS Class of 1968 will hold its 50-Year Reunion as follows:
FRIDAY: 6:30 to 9:30 PM at Cove Tavern, Newport News City Center, 711 Lakefront Commons, Newport News, VA. All food and beverages will be paid by each participant. The attire will be casual, and is OPEN to all NNHS graduates.
SATURDAY: Mulberry Inn on Warwick Boulevard next to Fort Eustis. Visit http://nnhs68.myevent.com, and contact lindameredith@verizon.net.

3. Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, October 12, 13, and 14, 2018 - The NNHS Class of 1958 will hold its 60-Year Reunion as follows:
FRIDAY: 7:00 PM - ? - Welcoming Party at Holiday Inn's Burger Theory Indoor/Outdoor Cafe. Snacks will be provided, and there will be a cash bar.
SATURDAY: 10:00 AM - A private coach will take us to the downtown are of NN where we can see our old school and the different businesses we remember. Lunch is open.
SUNDAY MORNING: Farewell Brunch. Contact Gail Gaskins Roberson at 1gailroberson@gmail.com.
 

4. Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 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 07/16/18

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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
910-584-8802

"Never underestimate
the power of a drop
in the bucket."

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I'm Beginning To See the Light

Words and music by Duke Ellington (29 Apr 1899 - 24 May 1974), Don George (1909–1987),
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