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09/24/14 - NNHS Newsletter -
Gotta Be This or That

“People often say that this or that person has not yet found himself.
But the self is not something one finds, it is something one creates.”

- Thomas Stephen Szasz
(15 April 1920 - 08 Sept 2012)

Dear Friends and Schoolmates,

    We're returning to a top hit from 1945 today because... because... because we can. We have no midi file attached because... we cannot.

BONUS #1 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O4WZeDondVE - Gotta Be This or That - Benny Goodman

BONUS #2 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0NEWUig1gSk - Gotta Be This or That - Frank Sinatra and Judy Garland on the Danny Kaye Show, May 10, 1945  


HEALTH UPDATE AND PRAYER ALERT:

      From Phil Hammond ('64) of FL - 09/23/14 - "  Sylvia (Hall Hammond - '66) okay":

Thanks for all your concerns regarding Sylvia’s check up and CT scan yesterday. She is doing great. The tumor has shrunk considerably and blood work is normal. Just a slight concern breathing so we are going for breathing test and the lung doctor next week.

On another note my neighbors (The Jackson’s) were in a terrible accident yesterday. You may have seen it on the news at Beach and Station Creek. All three kids went to Hospital. The 5 year old had brain surgery last night and later in the night she had trouble breathing. Please pray for them all.

Phil

   WOWZERS-YOWZERS! That's a mixed bag, Phil! We'll keep them all in our prayers!  

http://www.nnhs65.com/requests-prayers.html


THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:

   Happy Birthday today to   Mary Anne Mays Davis ('58) of VA!

   Happy Birthday tomorrow to Jimmy Stroup ('57) AND James Comer ('57) AND    Robert Coffee ('63) AND   Don Wilson (John Marshall HS - '64) of VA AND     Jerry Allen ('65) of VA!

  Happy Birthday this week to:

26 - The late      Tommy Scott ('61) (deceased 01/05/10);

27 -  Judy McCall Nesbitt ('65) of NC;

28 -     Richard Dawes (NNHS / HHS - '62) of VA AND     My Granddaughter, Kaiya Harty of IL;

29 -   Bill Shaw ('63) of VA AND   Bill Weaver ('63) of VA;

01 -   MaeLea Somervold Cifers ('62) of VA AND    Jerry Baker Cobb ('66) of VA!

   Many Happy Returns, One and All!

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


100 YEARS AGO:

September 24, 1914 - World War I: The Siege of Przemyśl (present-day Poland) began.


THIS DAY IN WWII:

September 24, 1941 - The Japanese consul in Hawaii was instructed to divide Pearl Harbor into five zones and calculate the number of battleships in each zone.

September 24, 1942 - Glenn Miller ended his broadcasts for Chesterfield Cigarettes so he could go to World War II.

September 24, 1948 - Mildred Gillars, known as "Axis Sally," pled innocent to charges of treason. She ended up serving 12 years for being a Nazi wartime radio propagandist.
 


 


THIS DAY IN 1964:

Thursday, September 24, 1964 - Baseball player Rafael Palmeiro was born Rafael Palmeiro Corrales in Havana, Cuba.

Thursday, September 24, 1964 - The Estonian Minister of the Interior, Marko Pomerants, was born in Tamsalu, Lääne-Viru County, Estonia.


         From Dave Spriggs ('64) of VA - 09/23/14 - "50th Reunion":

Hi Carol,

I feel bad that our commercial reunion web site has been the cause of very little appearing on your reunion pages for us.

That being said, could I ask you to create the "WHO'S COMING" page and post the following.....:

Thanks,

David
 
   Certainly, Captain! Y'all have fun!

http://www.nnhs65.com/reunion-page.html

     http://www.nnhs65.com/reunion2014-64.html

          http://www.nnhs65.com/REUNION-2014-64-ATTENDING.html - brand new page!


From My Friend, Tina of NC - 09/22/14 - "Just Too Many":

     Thanks, Tina!
 
 


    From Susie Overton Jones ('63) of VA - 09/23/14 - "Zero Carb Pizza":

 

WOWZERS! Thank you, Susie!

 
 


      From My Niece, Shari, of VA - 09/04/14 - "Ways to decorate using old items... (#18 in a series of 18)":  

  Love some of these ideas. The show Flea Market Flip, with Lara Spencer, is another source to get great ideas...

        COOL BEANS! Thanks, Shari! I've very much enjoyed these!

 
 


  From Joyce Lawrence Cahoon ('65) of VA - 09/08/14 - "Church Pics (#12 in a Series of 17)":

  IN GOD WE TRUST--If GOD is your co-pilot, change seats!

     GIGGLES! Thank you, Joyce!

 
 



        
From My Husband, Paul Harty (Bardolph HS, IL - '61) of NC - 09/12/14 - "Pets that don't know how furniture works! (#8 in a series of 21)":
 
  Pets that don't know how furniture works!

      Thanks, Haul Party!

 
 


BONUS CROCHET HALLOWEEN DOILY PATTERN (Sorry, not subject related):

http://www.crochetnmore.com/halloweendoily.htm - Halloween Doily


BONUS RECIPES (Sorry, not theme related):

http://www.mrfood.com/Bar-Cookies/White-Chocolate-Cherry-Bars-1821/ml/1 - White Chocolate Cherry Bars - "Scrumptious! That’s the best word our Test Kitchen team could come up with to sum up these easy-to-make yummy White Chocolate Cherry Bars. This flavorful marriage of textures and tastes is a winning combination!"

http://www.mrfood.com/Bar-Cookies/Double-Chocolate-Cookie-Bars-1836/ml/1
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Double Chocolate Cookie Bars - "They say, "Twice is nice." See for yourselves, chocolate lovers, with our Double Chocolate Cookie Bars. Mmm mmm!"

http://www.mrfood.com/Bar-Cookies/Peanut-MM-Bars-6114/ml/1 - Peanut M&M Bars - "When the report card comes home, we're gonna want to make a little something special to reward the kids for all their hard work! They sure deserve it!"


FINALLY:

From www.ajokeaday.com - 09/23/14:

The following 15 Police Comments were taken from actual police car videos around the country. Count down to #1...

#15 - "Relax, the handcuffs are tight because they're new. They'll stretch after you wear them a while."

#14 - "If you take your hands off the car, I'll make your birth certificate a worthless document."

#13 - "If you run, you'll only go to jail tired."

#12 - "Can you run faster than 1200 feet per second? Because that's the speed of the bullet that'll be chasing you."

#11 - "You don't know how fast you were going? I guess that means I can write anything I want to on the ticket, huh?"

#10 - "Yes, sir, you can talk to the shift supervisor, but I don't think it will help. Oh, did I mention that I'm the shift supervisor?"

#9 - "Warning! You want a warning? O. K., I'm warning you not to do that again or I'll give you another ticket."

#8 - "The answer to this last question will determine whether you are drunk or not. Was Mickey Mouse a cat or a dog?"

#7 - "Fair? You want me to be fair? Listen, fair is a place where you go to ride on rides, eat cotton candy and corn dogs, and step in monkey poo. "

#6 - "Yeah, we have a quota. Two more tickets and my wife gets a toaster oven."

#5 - "In God we trust, all others we run through NCIC."

#4 - "How big were those 'Just two beers' you say you had?"

#3 - "No sir, we don't have quotas anymore. We used to, but now we're allowed to write as many tickets as we can."

#2 - "I'm glad to hear that chief (of Police) Hawker is a personal friend of yours. So you know someone who can post your bail."

The envelope please.....................

AND THE WINNER IS ...



#1 "You didn't think we give pretty women tickets? You're right, we don't. Sign here."


DATES TO REMEMBER:
Friday and Saturday, October 10 and 11, 2014 - The NNHS Class of 1969 will hold a 45-YEAR REUNION at the Newport News Marriott at City Center, 740 Town Center Drive.  For further information, contact Jean Baker Howell at hokie13mom@cox.net.

2. Friday and Saturday, October 17 and 18, 2014 - The NNHS Class of 1964 will hold a 50-YEAR REUNION at the Newport News Marriott at City Center, 740 Town Center Drive. See: www.nnhs1964.com and contact David Spriggs at 757-409-2799 or nnhs64@cox.net.

3. Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - 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 09/24/14

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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NNHS CLASS OF '65 WEB SITE: http://www.nnhs65.com

PERSONAL WEB SITE: http://www.angelfire.com/weird2/cluckmeat

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Carol Buckley Harty
7020 Lure Court
Fayetteville, NC 28311-9309
910-854-8802  


THREE WAYS TO DONATE:  

1. Visit the main page (http://www.nnhs65.com), scroll halfway down, and click on the Pay Pal Donate Button (nnhs65@gmail.com);

2. Go to www.PayPal.com, log in, select "Send Money (Services) to nnhs65@gmail.com; or

3. Just mail it directly to my home. Thanks!    
             


Gotta Be This or That

Words and Music by Sunny Skylar (11 Oct 1913 – 02 Feb 2009)

Recorded by
Benny Goodman (30 May 1909 – 13 June 1986), 1945

If you ain't wrong, you're right
If it ain't day, it's night
If you ain't sure, you might
Gotta be this or that

If it ain't dry, it's wet
If you ain''t got, you get
If it ain't gross, it's net
Gotta be this or that

If it ain't sis, you can't miss
It's got to be your brother
Can't you see it's gotta be
One way or the other

If it ain't full, it's blank
If you don't spend, you bank
If it ain't Bing, it's Frank
Gotta be this or that


 


"Gotta Be This or That" lyrics courtesy of http://www.lyricsdepot.com/benny-goodman/gotta-be-this-or-that.html - 09/13/12

Image courtesy of http://blog.coasterradio.com/2011/07/coasterradiocom-537-this-or-that.html - 09/13/12

Animated Red and Blue Spinning Divider Line clip art courtesy of - ah, well, I cannot seem to locate that information at the moment...

Army Seal clip art courtesy of Al Farber ('64) of GA - 05/24/06 (still missing...)
Thanks, Al!
Replaced by Norm Covert ('61) of MD - 02/09/09
Thanks, Norm!

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

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!

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

Animated Laughing Frog courtesy of Wayne Stokes ('65) of VA - 07/16/08
Thanks, Wayne!

Animated "Happy Little Rabbits We Are" clip art courtesy of http://users.bigpond.net.au/jellery/index.htm - 04/25/09

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