- NNHS Newsletter -
“The greatest explorer on this earth
never takes voyages as long
|Statue of Leif Ericsson||
Entrance to the Main Building
at Mariners' Museum -
Statue of Leif Ericsson
Dear Friends and Schoolmates,
Did you remember what today is?
THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:
Happy Birthday today to Norma Wilson Mitchell ('57) AND Linda Alfrey Walker ('61) of VA AND Marsha Leak Garrett ('63)!
Happy Birthday this week to:
11 - Polly Norris Davis ('65) of VA AND Judy Phillips Allen ('66) of VA AND Carol Anne Comer Cutler ('70) of VA;
12 - Ann Sears ('63) AND Charlotte Spade Wilkins (Warwick HS - '65) of NC;
13 - The United States Navy - 1775 AND Kenny Bransford ('63) AND Larry Cutler ('64) of VA AND Pattie Hilsdon Reisinger ('66) of CO AND My #1 Son, Lewis Harty (Hillsboro HS, MO / Hillsboro HS, IL - '89) of IL;
14 - Mickey Marcella ('54) of VA AND Liz Breeden ('61) of VA AND My Granddaughter, Eme Harty of UT;
15 - Milton Nunnally ('66 and '67) of VA!
Many Happy Returns, One and All!
100 YEARS AGO TODAY:
|October 09, 1918 - The Finnish Parliament offered to Prince Frederick Charles of Hesse the throne of a short-lived Kingdom of Finland.|
THIS DAY IN WWII:
October 09, 1940 - Battle of Britain – During a night-time air raid by the German Luftwaffe, St. Paul's Cathedral in the City of London, England was hit by a bomb.
October 09, 1942 - The Statute of Westminster 1931 formalised Australian autonomy.
October 09, 1942 -
The last day of the October
Matanikau action on
United States Marine Corps forces withdrew back across the
Matanikau River after destroying most of the
Imperial Japanese Army's 4th Infantry Regiment.
October 09, 1945 - Parade in NYC for Fleet Admiral Nimitz and 13 USN/USMC Medal of Honor recipients
THISDAY IN 1968:
|Tuesday, October 09, 1968 - Can you believe it? Absolutely nothing noteworthy happened anywhere in the world.|
|“Hating people is
like burning down your own house to get rid of a rat.”
From Joan Lauterbach Krause ('60) of VA - 10/09/17:
|Thank you, Joan!|
From Wayne Agee ('58) of FL - 10/07/18 - "Paper is dead?":
Paper is dead?
Made me laugh out loud! Foreign commercials are
Jefferson Starship - Miracles
Jesus Culture - Miracles
Kenny Loggins - This Is It
Use these 6 miracle words that make up the perfect affirmation for rapid and positive changes:
“Things are getting better every day.”
AMEN! Thank you, Shari!
From Domi O'Brien ('64) of NH -10/06/17:
not interested in age. People who tell me their age are silly. You're as old as
PATTERN (Sorry, not theme related):
BONUS NORWEGIAN KNIT PATTERNS:
BONUS RECIPES (Sorry, not theme related):
|An American tourist was visiting a small
village in Newfoundland. He approached a local person and asked, "What's
the quickest way to Marystown?"
The local, scratched his head, "Are ya walkin' er drivin'?" he asked the stranger.
"I'm driving," said the stranger.
"Well, that's the quickest way."
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, 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. Free appetizers/finger foods with cash bar.
SATURDAY: 10:00 AM - A private coach will take us at no cost from the Holiday Inn to the downtown are of NN where we can see our old school and the different businesses we remember. Lunch is open.
SATURDAY: 6:00 PM - The Cove Tavern (711 Lakefront Commons at the fountain at City Center, Newport News; there is a parking garage attached there.)
SUNDAY MORNING: 9:00 AM - Farewell Brunch at Angelo’s Steak & Pancake House (755 J. Clyde Morris Blvd./Rte. 17/Newport News, 5 minutes from Holiday Inn at City Center.)
Contact Gail Gaskins Roberson at email@example.com.
3. Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM - Neighbors Helping Neighbors for Jamey Douglas Bacon ('66) of VA - Cozzy's Comedy Club, 9700 Warwick Blvd, Newport News, Virginia 23601. Jamey is in need of support with having her bathroom remodeled to meet her needs of an updated ADA bathroom. Tickets for this fundraising event are only $15, and there will also be a 50/50 raffle, great raffle items and opportunities to directly donate to Jamey before, during and after the event. All proceeds from ticket sales and raffles will go directly to Jamey.
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.
http://www.nnhs65.com/requests-prayers.html - updated 07/16/18
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
THREE WAYS TO DONATE:
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!
"Drunken Sailor" lyrics and midi (transcribed by Mark
Johnson) courtesy of
Vintage Postcard depicting Leif Erikson Statue outside Mariners' Museumin personal collection of the Webmistress since 1954
Animated Ship Divider Line clip art courtesy of http://www.fg-a.com/lines.htm - 05/03/03
Birthday Cake clip art courtesy of
Sarah Puckett Kressaty ('65) of
VA - 08/31/05
Animated Navy Flag clip art courtesy of http://www.angelfire.com/ny4/KevsGifsGalore/Patriotic.html - 06/18/03
Hillsboro (MO) High School's Hawks logo courtesy of http://hillsborohawks.info/ - 09/20/13
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
Maple Mountain High School (UT) logo courtesy of http://mmhsgoldeneagles.com/ - 09/11/17
Animated Rolling on the Floor
Laughing Smiley clip art courtesy of Jerry ('65) and Judy Phillips ('66) Allen
of VA - 08/13/10
Laughing Kitty courtesy of Tom Flax ('64) of VA - 06/03/06
Jeffrey Holman's Image "A Drop in the Bucket" courtesy of https://tearsfromalonelygod.wordpress.com/2009/10/08/a-drop-in-the-bucket/ - 05/23/16