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10/14/15 - NNHS Newsletter - Don't Speak

I don't speak negatively and I don't listen to those who do.”

- Ron Luce
(b. 11 July 1961)

Dear Friends and Schoolmates,

   I'm a big ol' No Doubt fan, doncha know.....

BONUS - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TR3Vdo5etCQ&ob=av3e - Don't Speak - No Doubt, 2003


From http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Don%27t_Speak:

"Don't Speak" is a song by the American rock band No Doubt. It was released in 1996 as the third single from the band's third studio album, Tragic Kingdom (1995). The song is presumed to be about the breakup of vocalist Gwen Stefani's seven-year relationship with bassist Tony Kanal.

Despite the song's popularity, "Don't Speak" did not chart on the Billboard Hot 100 (as rules of the times required commercial singles for charting and one was not issued for the song), but it did reach number one on the Billboard Hot 100 Airplay for sixteen weeks. The single also reached number one in Australia, the Netherlands, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom, being No Doubt's most successful international single. "Don't Speak" was nominated for Song of the Year and Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals at the 1998 Grammy Awards.

The song was ranked at number 495 on Blender magazine's "The 500 Greatest Songs Since You Were Born".[2] The song is a playable track in the 2009 music video game Band Hero, and is also included as a downloadable song in 2008's Rock Band 2.

The song was written by Eric Stefani and Gwen Stefani and produced by Matthew Wilder. "Don't Speak" went through several rewrites. A live version that exists from April 1994 shows off a bouncy tune that has the same skeleton as the released version, but not the same urgency. A demo version also appeared on a demo CD, which was presented to Interscope Records prior to the release of the Tragic Kingdom album.[citation needed] Part of the song was performed on VH1 Storytellers on August 10, 2000. The song was written via multiple rewrites about the ending of the relationship between bassist Kanal and lead vocal Gwen Stefani...[3]


THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:

   Happy Birthday today to       Mickey Marcella ('54) of VA AND      Liz Breeden ('61) of VA AND     My Granddaughter, Eme Harty of UT!

   Happy Birthday tomorrow to   Milton Nunnally ('66 and '67) of VA!

   Happy Birthday this week to:

17 - Betty Jean Dail Phillips ('57);

18 - Lou Kressaty (Butler HS, NJ - '57) of VA  AND  Carol Faith DeArment Blankenship ('61) of VA  AND Jimmy Crank ('63) of VA  AND  the late Kathy Agee Glenny ('64(deceased 06/03/06);

19 -   Danny Coleman ('63) of NC;

20 - Vera Lee Cutchins Hinnant ('57) AND Mike Ozmer ('63) AND    John DiGiacomo ('69) of VA

21 -   The late Mr. Julius Conn (deceased - Sept 1983)  AND Marlin Eby ('57) AND       Albert Dorner ('66) of VA AND    Belinda Fortner Langston ('70) of VA!

   Many Happy Returns, One and All!

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


630 YEARS AGO TODAY:

October 14, 1465 - Wallachian voivode Radu cel Frumos, younger brother of Vlad Ţepeş, issued a writ from his residence in Bucharest.


100 YEARS AGO TODAY:

October 14, 1915 - World War I: The Kingdom of Bulgaria joined the Central Powers.


THIS DAY IN WWII:

October 14, 1933 - Nazi Germany withdrew from The League of Nations.

October 14, 1938 - The first flight of the Curtiss Aircraft Company's P-40 Warhawk fighter plane.

October 14, 1939 - The German submarine U-47 sank the British battleship HMS Royal Oak within her harbour at Scapa Flow, Scotland.

October 14, 1940 - The Balham subway station disaster in London, England occurred during the Nazi Luftwaffe air raids on Great Britain.

October 14, 1943 - Prisoners at the Nazi German Sobibor extermination camp in Poland revolted against the Germans, killing eleven SS guards, and wounding many more. About 300 of the Sobibor Camp's 600 prisoners escaped, and about 50 of these survived the end of the war.

October 14, 1943 - The American Eighth Air Force lost 60 B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bombers in aerial combat during the second mass-daylight air raid on the Schweinfurt ball-bearing factories in western Nazi Germany.

October 14, 1943 - José P. Laurel took the oath of office as President of the Philippines (Second Philippine Republic).

October 14, 1944 - Athens, Greece was liberated by British Army troops entering the city as the Wehrmacht pulled out. This cleared the way for the Greek government-in-exile to return to its historic capital city, with George Papandreou, Sr., as the head-of-government.

October 14, 1944 - Linked to a plot to assassinate Adolf Hitler, Field Marshal Erwin Rommel was forced to commit suicide.


THIS DAY IN 1965:

Thursday, October 14, 1965 - Actor, producer, and screenwriter Steve Coogan was born Stephen John Coogan in Middleton, Lancashire, England.

Thursday, October 14, 1965 - Rower and politician Jüri Jaanson was born in Tartu, Estonia.

Thursday, October 14, 1965 - Flute player and composer Constantine Koukias was born in Tasmania.

Thursday, October 14, 1965 - Singer-songwriter Karyn White was born Karyn Layvonne White in Los Angeles, California.

Thursday, October 14, 1965 - Sprinter William Hogenson (b. 28 Oct 1884) died.

Thursday, October 14, 1965 - Poet and author Randall Jarrell (b. 06 May 1914 in Nashville, Tennessee) was struck by a car and killed while walking on U.S. highway 15-501 near Chapel Hill, North Carolina. He was 51 years old.


“No one has a finer command of language than the person who keeps his mouth shut.”

- Sam Rayburn
(06 Jan 1882 - 16 Nov 1961)


    From Nancy Winall ('70) of VA - 10/13/15:

  SO TRUE! Thank you, Nancy!
 
 


From My Friend, Tina of SC - 10/12/15 - "Elvis' Favorite Sweet Potato Pie":

  YUMMY! Thanks, Tina!
 
 


“Spoken often enough, words become [became] nonsense.

- Meredith Duran
(b. 19__
)


BONUS CROCHET PATTERN (Sorry, not theme related):

http://www.favecrafts.com/Crochet-Tops-and-Tunics/Autumn-Crochet-Tunic-from-Caron - An Autumn Tunic - "The deep red color of this pattern really is for the autumn season. This is an easy crochet pattern you can get started on for the next autumn season. It's never too early to plan your wardrobe."


BONUS SOUP RECIPE (Sorry, not theme related):
http://www.hungryhealthygirl.com/2013/10/10/copycat-panera-breads-autumn-squash-soup-vegan-paleo-and-gluten-free/ - Copy Cat Panera Bread Squash Soup - "Now you can create this classic recipe right in your own kitchen. Copycat Panera Bread Autumn Squash Soup is a light meal that is both sweet and creamy. This particular recipe is vegan, paleo, and gluten-free, which means you can still eat right while enjoying this delicious creation. Have a bowl of this soup for lunch, or serve it on the side with your favorite sandwich. This recipe will make you forget all about Panera's original recipe. Who needs to go out when you can make your own delightful soup right at home?"


FINALLY:

From www.ajokeaday.com - 10/14/15:

While on a road trip, an elderly couple stopped at a roadside restaurant for lunch. After finishing their meal, they left the restaurant and resumed their trip.

When leaving, the elderly woman unknowingly left her glasses on the table. And, she didn't miss them until after they had been driving about twenty minutes. By then, to add to the aggravation, they had to travel quite a distance before they could find a place to turn around in order to return to the restaurant to retrieve her glasses.

All the way back, the elderly husband became the classic grouchy old man. He fussed and complained and scolded his wife relentlessly during the entire return drive. The more he chided her, the more agitated he became. He just wouldn't let up one minute.

To her relief, they finally arrived at the restaurant, and as the woman got out of the car and hurried inside to retrieve her glasses, the old geezer yelled to her, "While you're in there, you might as well get my hat."


DATES TO REMEMBER:

1. 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.
SEE: http://.www.nnhs1965typhoon.myevent.com/; http://nnhs65.com/reunion-class-of-1965/50-Year-Reunion-Letter-2015.docx 
CONTACT: Lynn Walker Brothers @ brothersbc@msn.com or Pauline Collins Shofner @ pcshofner@verizon.net.

2. 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.


PRAYER ROLL:

http://www.nnhs65.com/requests-prayers.html - updated 09/22/15

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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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!    
             


Don't Speak

Written by Eric Stefani (b. 17 June 1967) and Gwen Stefani (b. 03 Oct 1969)  

Recorded by No Doubt, 1995


You and me
We used to be together
Every day together always really feel
I'm losing my best friend
I can't believe
This could be the end
It looks as though you're letting go
And if it's real,
Well I don't want to know

Don't speak
I know just what you're saying
So please stop explaining
Don't tell me 'cause it hurts
Don't speak
I know what you're thinking
I don't need your reasons
Don't tell me 'cause it hurts

Our memories
They can be inviting
But some are altogether
Mighty frightening
As we die, both you and I
With my head in my hands
I sit and cry

It's all ending
I gotta stop pretending who we are...
You and me
I can see us dying ... are we?


"Don't Speak" theme and midi originally suggested by my (then) 17 year-old daughter, Adrienne Harty, of NC - 10/04/04
Thanks again, Adrienne!

"Don't Speak" midi courtesy of http://yu.ac.kr/~bwlee/midi_d.htm - 10/04/04

"Don't Speak" lyrics courtesy of http://yu.ac.kr/~bwlee/lyrics/dontspk.htm - 10/04/04

No Evil Cherubs courtesy of
http://www.a1agifts.com/images/34131.jpg - 10/04/04

No Evil Frogs used to form Divider Lines courtesy of
http://www.a1agifts.com/images/31759seefrogs.jpg - 10/04/04

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

Marine Corps Seal clip art courtesy of the late Herbert Hice of MI - One of My Famous Marines who served in the South Pacific during WWII.
Thanks again, Herbie!!

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!

Air Force Seal clip art courtesy of http://www1.va.gov/opa/feature/celebrate/milsongs.htm - 07/07/06

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