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09/24/15 - NNHS Newsletter -
Gotta Be This or That
“People often say that this or that person has not yet found himself.
Thomas Stephen Szasz
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
Happy Birthday this week to:
Many Happy Returns, One and All!
THIS DAY IN WWII:
THIS DAY IN 1965:
|Friday, September 24, 1965 - Chef and television host Robert Irvine was born in Salisbury, England.|
From My Friend, Susan, of NC - 09/23/15:
|“If it were possible
to make your road very easy, you wouldn’t grow in strength. If you were
always forgiven for every mistake without effort on your part, you would
never receive the blessings of repentance. If everything were done for
you, you wouldn’t learn how to work, or gain self-confidence, or acquire
the power to change.”
Thanks so much, Susan!
That is fine - I'd love to hear from Bobby (Hatten - NNHS / Ferguson HS - '65 - of VA). He was my very first boyfriend!
I am not coming to the reunion as I will be in Chicago with my second grandchild! I know you have a bunch of grandchildren and I am green :>).
EXCELLENT! Thank you, Cousin Pam! I'm not making it to the reunion either, but your reason for not being there is far more thrilling and fun than mine! Congratulations on that new grandbaby!
From Bobby Hatten (NNHS / Ferguson HS - '65) of VA - 09/23/15, 5:03 PM - "RE: Martha Smith Olney (Ferguson HS - '65)":
|Thank you, Carol –
the sweetness of your reply tells me you are still that same
girl I had a crush on in the fifth grade !
I’m envious of the 18 grandchildren but I hope they don’t come to visit at the same time !
I have a picture at
home in an old album of Martha and that pony tail that I
took on my brownie camera – I will try to find it and send
it – how can you forget all of us boys fighting over who
would buy that girl’s ice cream - thanks for taking your
time to reply, I will look forward to hearing from Pam and
learning Martha’s whereabouts.
GASP! YOU WHAT?!? How is it I never knew about that crush? Thanks so much, Bobby - you made my day!
We've never attempted to have all 18 grandchildren assembled at once, but I'm sure it would be total bedlam! For Christmas of 2013 we did have two sons, one daughter, two daughters-in-law, and five of the 18 grandchildren together, and it was quite, um, exciting!
Eighteen days until Season
6… not that we’re counting.
The Walking Dead will return on October 11 at 9:00/8:00 on AMC!
“There are only a
few things that are more entertaining than watching a cat trying to run
across a freshly waxed wood floor after a ball.”
-David C. Holley
From My Husband, Paul Harty (Bardolph HS, IL - '61) of NC - 09/06/15 - "Surprising Facts You May Have Never Heard (#14 in a series of 21)":
No matter how old you are, or where you are from, people simply can’t know
However, if you have an inquisitive mind, you probably love learning new things.
If this is the case, then these 21 facts will give your mind a good workout. (Plus, you can impress others with this exotic knowledge.)
WOWZERS! Thanks, Dools!
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/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!"
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, September 25 and 26, 2015 - The Warwick HS Class of 1960
will hold its 55-Year Reunion. Friday night: at the Warwick Yacht Club; Saturday
night: James River Country Club. DETAILS:
2. Friday and Saturday, October 9, 10 and 11, 2015 - The NNHS Class of 1965 will hold its 55-Year Reunion. CONTACT: Karen Weinstein Witte at Kwwitte@gmail.com.
3. Friday and Saturday, October 16 and 17, 2015 - The NNHS Class of 1965 will hold its 50-Year Reunion at the Marriott at City Center, 740 Town Center Drive, Newport News. Friday night will be open to all graduates of NNHS; Saturday night will be reserved for 1965 Class members and their guests.
CONTACT: Lynn Walker Brothers @ firstname.lastname@example.org or Pauline Collins Shofner @ email@example.com.
4. Wednesday, November 11, 2015 - 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 09/22/15
http://nnhs.wordpress.com/ - updated 03/13/11
Love to all, Carol
NNHS CLASS OF '65 WEB SITE:
PERSONAL WEB SITE: http://www.angelfire.com/weird2/cluckmeat
Carol Buckley Harty
7020 Lure Court
Fayetteville, NC 28311-9309
2.Go to www.PayPal.com, log in, select "Send Money (Services) to firstname.lastname@example.org; or
3. Just mail it directly to my home. Thanks!
Gotta Be This or That
Words and Music by
(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...
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)
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
Ferguson High School's Anchor clip art courtesy of
Steve Silsby (FHS - '72) of NC
Animated Laughing Frog courtesy
of Joyce Lawrence Cahoon of VA - 05/31/08
Navy Seal clip art courtesy of http://www.onemileup.com/miniSeals.asp - 05/29/06
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