“It is not so much our friends' help that helps us as the confident knowledge that they will help us.”
Dear Friends and Schoolmates,
This song somehow speaks to me.
BONUS - Surround Me with Love - Charly McClain, 1981
Happy Birthday tomorrow to Betty Jean Dail Phillips ('57)!
Happy Birthday this week to:
20 - Vera Lee Cutchins Hinnant ('57)
John DiGiacomo ('69) of VA;
22 - The late Herb Hice (d. 18 Apr 2008) AND the late Allen Hall ('61) (d. 17 Feb 2013) AND the late Sharron Wanderer Dawes ('61) (d. 22 Sept 2007) AND the late Annette Funicello (d. 08 Apr 2013) AND the late Craig Miller ('63) (d. 28 Apr 2019) AND Al Farber ('64) of VA AND the late Joe Mooney ('65) (d. 30 Oct 2001);
Many Happy Returns, One and All!
150 YEARS AGO
TODAY: October 16, 1869 -
Girton College, Cambridge was founded, becoming England's first
residential college for women.
October 16, 1869 - The The
Cardiff Giant, one of the most famous American hoaxes, was
October 16, 1869 - Girton College, Cambridge was founded, becoming England's first residential college for women.
THIS DAY IN WWII:
October 16, 1939 - No. 603 Squadron RAF intercepted the first attack on British territory by the German Luftwaffe.
October 16, 1940 -
Warsaw Ghetto was established.
October 16, 1943 - Holocaust: Raid of the Ghetto of Rome.
October 16, 1946 - Nuremberg trials: Execution of the convicted Nazi leaders of the Main Trial.
THIS DAY IN 1969:
|October 16, 1969 - Trumpet player and composer Roy Hargrove was born Roy Anthony Hargrove in Waco, Texas. He died of cardiac arrest brought on by kidney disease on 02 Nov 2018 at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City, New York at the age of 49.|
From My Friend, Susan, of NC - 10/14/15:
|“I would hope that we would strive always to be considerate and to be sensitive to the thoughts and feelings and circumstances of those around us. Let us not demean or belittle. Rather, let us be compassionate and encouraging. We must be careful that we do not destroy another person’s confidence through careless words or actions.”|
Thanks so much, Susan!
From Joan Lauterbach Krause ('60) of VA - 10/16/17:
|Thank you, Joan!|
From My Friend, April, of NC - 10/14/18:
From Linda May Bond Crayton ('66) of VA - 10/15/16:
|SO HORRIBLY TRUE! Thank you, Linda May!|
“Always borrow money from a pessimist. He won’t expect it back.”