10/20/17 - NNHS Newsletter - Whispering Grass
“That we may mark with wonder and chaste
At hour of noon, when, with our limbs outspread
Lazily in the whispering grass, we lie
To gaze out fully upon the windy sky-
Far, far away, and kindly, friend with friend
To talk the old, old talk that has no end,
Roaming-without a name-without a chart
The unknown garden of another's heart.”
Dear Friends and Schoolmates,
It's time again for a Golden Oldie, this one from 1940.BONUS - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w1aeuuklqXM - Whispering Grass - The Ink Spots
THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:
Happy Birthday tomorrow to The late Mr. Julius Conn (d. Sept 1983) AND Marlin Eby ('57) AND Albert Dorner ('66) of VA AND Belinda Fortner Langston ('70) of VA!
Happy Birthday this week to:
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 Craig Miller ('63) of FL AND Al Farber ('64) of VA AND the late Joe Mooney ('65) (d. 30 Oct 2001);
Many Happy Returns, One and All!
October 20, 1941 - Thousands of civilians in Kragujevac in German-occupied Serbia were killed in the Kragujevac massacre.
October 20, 1943 - The cargo vessel Sinfra was attacked by Allied aircraft at Suda Bay, Crete. It sank, and 2,098 Italian prisoners of war drowned with it.
October 20, 1944 - The Soviet Army and Yugoslav Partisans liberated Belgrade, the capital of Yugoslavia.
October 20, 1944- General Douglas MacArthur fulfilled his promise to return to the Philippines when he commanded an Allied assault on the islands, reclaiming them from the Japanese.
THIS DAY IN 1967:
|Friday, October 20, 1967 - Actress and singer
Elizabeth Carling was born in
North Riding of Yorkshire,
From Joan Lauterbach Krause ('60) of VA - 10/20/17:
|Thank you, Joan!|
love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.”
From Mary Massey Lyle ('61) of PA - 10/19/17:
|UNQUESTIONABLY! Thank you so much, Mary!|
|BONUS CROCHET GRASS PATTERN:|
|http://www.finecraftguild.com/grass-crochet-rug/ - Grass Rug - YOWZERONI! The pattern is free, and it works up quite quickly, but the yarns will set you back almost $50.00!!!?|
FINALLY:From www.ajokeaday.com - 10/19/17:
|The Law of Equality states: "The time taken by a wife when she says, 'I'll be ready in 5 minutes' is exactly equal to the time taken by a husband when he says, 'I'll call you in 5 minutes.'"|
|DATES TO REMEMBER:|
Every Tuesday, 7:30 AM - Male grads meet at Angelo's Restaurant
on J. Clyde Morris Boulevard for breakfast and camaraderie.
2. Wednesday, November 08, 2017 - 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.
3. Thursday, November 09, 2017, 6:30 PM - Joyce Bulifant's book signing (My Four Hollywood Husbands), Barnes and Noble, 12170 Jefferson Avenue Newport News, VA 23602, 757-249-2488.
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Love to all, Carol
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Carol Buckley Harty
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(30 Sept 1875 - 14 Jan 1942) and his daughter
"Whispering Grass" midi courtesy of
extracted with the kind assistance of my son, Nathaniel Harty of IL - 10/21/10 (sic)
"Whispering Grass" midi courtesy of
"Whispering Grass" lyrics courtesy of
- 10/21/10 (sic)
"Whispering Grass" Image courtesy of http://www.flickr.com/groups/worlandscapes/discuss/72157622371886184/ - 10/21/10 (sic)
Pulsing Divider Line clip art courtesy of http://www.bravenet.com - 08/12/04
Army Seal clip art
courtesy of Al Farber ('64) of GA - 05/24/06 (still missing...)
Replaced by Norm Covert ('61) of MD - 02/09/09
Air Force Seal clip art courtesy of
http://www1.va.gov/opa/feature/celebrate/milsongs.htm - 07/07/06
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
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