10/21/04 - NNHS Newsletter - For All We Know



Dear Friends and Schoolmates,

   Only ONE MORE DAY to the Glorious Super-Duper Spectacular-Spectacular Reunion!!!

   I am SO EXCITED now, I'm about to POP!!!  Looky-looky one more time at all the people coming:


SUNDAY OCTOBER 24th  BRUNCH (NO HOST) After partying into the early morning, c'mon down around 10:00
for the Omni Champagne Sunday Brunch.  Share reunion stories, exchange addresses, and say your goodbyes
to your Classmates before departing for home.  Just let us know on the Reservation Form that you plan to join us
so that the Omni Staff can seat us all together.

   A very Happy Birthday today to Albert Dorner ('66) of VA and Belinda Fortner Langston ('70) of VA!
See you Saturday, Albert!


   And speaking of birthdays, today is the 100th Anniversary of the birth of Coach Julie Conn!

 From Me ('65) of NC - 10/21/04:

   TA-DAH!!!  I finished the 1964 page of the new FOOTBALL section:


   Next week I'll continue working on the section.  Normally I wouldn't release a whole new section with just one of its pages,
but time is short, I promised to have that done before the Reunion, and when have you ever known me to behave normally,

FRIDAY NIGHT, OCTOBER 22nd:  We are planning an informal party (casual attire) on Friday night, October 22nd, from 7 PM
to midnight. All NNHS Alumni are invited to attend. There will be a cash bar and light hors d-oeuvres. We didn't want a loud band or DJ getting
in the way of re-acquaintances and conversation, so we chose to set up our own sound system with oldies CDs, and there will be a dance floor,
because no one can stand still once those Golden Oldies begin.  As a Special Treat, Fred Mays NNHS '60 will be there with a display of his
unbelievable NNHS memorabilia collection. Be sure to bring your own memorabilia for display.

SATURDAY NIGHT, OCTOBER 23rd:  Saturday night, October 23rd, 7 PM - midnight will be a more dressy affair. (Suggested:
coat and tie for gentlemen;  dresses or pants suits for ladies but above all be comfortable and have fun).
All NNHS Alumni are
invited to attend
.  There will be a cash bar and a dinner buffet. We will begin with a program of memories and remembrances (and perhaps a few
surprises). Coach Warren Mitchell has accepted our invitation to attend and will honor us with his recollections about our State Championship
Basketball Team.  Also attending are Maestro James P. Wilson, Jr., and our Class Co-Sponsors, Mr. Warren Reed and Miss Ettalea Kanter. 
Other Special Guests have been invited. Then, we will dance the night away to 50s and 60s Golden Oldies played by DJ. As a Special Treat,
Fred Mays NNHS '60 will be hosting a display of his unbelievable NNHS memorabilia collection. Be sure to bring your own memorabilia
for display.  At some point in the evening we will attempt to corral all you Class of 1964 revelers for a group photograph and a "photo op"
for your personal photographs.

   I've had great fun today bantering with some of the gals from '65 about what we were wearing Saturday night (I'll spare y'all
the details, primarily because they would shoot me...).

PRE-REUNION RENDEZVOUS:  Friday, October 22, 2004 - Meet in Omni Lobby at 4:00 PM, depart at 4:20 PM for ... ?

Plan A: EASY! - Courtesy of Kathy Pilgrim Clark ('63) of VA:

Madison's Restaurant


4724 George Washington Memorial Hwy, Grafton, VA 23692


(757) 898-7044

From Wayne Stokes ('65) of VA - 10/21/04:

At the intersection of 17 and Oriana Rd. is a signal light ("stop light") if you turn left you are on Oriana, if you turn right you are on Lakeside! Anyway,
from that intersection, Madison's is just about 1/2 mile ahead on the right, if that far.
It would probably take about 15-20 minutes to get there from the Omni, depending on traffic.. Once you leave the Omni, you go to the end of "its street",
it runs into another, the name escapes me - you MUST go R or L. Turn left, and within 1/2 a block is a signal light, you see it immediately after you turn...
that is "J Clyde Morris Blvd." (route 17) which is named "George Washington Memorial Highway" in York County...same road!! It's a straight shoot,
maybe 8-10 miles, dead ahead!
Leaving, you'll have to make a "u" turn from a left turn lane, just about 1/4 mile down (up 17) from the restaurant, then straight back to  the the Omni.
No big deal.
It is not hard to get to and from while staying at the Omni.

   Thanks, Wayne!

Plan B: EASIEST! - Courtesy of Sherry Mitchum Baker ('65) of VA - 10/21/04:

You may want to check out the restaurant Mitty's which is located in the Omni.  This will be the same place where
you will be having brunch on Sunday morning.

   AHA!  Thanks, Sherry!  Okay, Pam - pick a plan - whether one of these or something else, I'll announce it in the pre-dawn
hours, we can make phone calls as need, and we can also leave word at the front desk at the Omni.

   Hey, Sherry - Does this mean that you'll be joining us for dinner?!?  YES???

From Dave Arnold ('65) of VA - 10/20/04, RE: "Forty-Eleven":

I heard this expression quite often from my relatives in the Shenandoah Valley when I was growing up.
But after you reach a certain elevation in the mountains the expression sounds more like "fortyleben".
Must be the thinner air.

   Oh, absolutely, Dave!  GIGGLES!!!  Thanks!  See you tomorrow!

From Kathy Pilgrim Clark ('63) of VA - 10/21/04, RE: "Forty-Eleven":

Carol, My grandma used to say forty-'leven (not forty-Eleven) just forty-'leven.  She was born and raised in Oklahoma
when it was still 'The Indian Territory'.  She worked as a young girl for a German store keeper (she had to learn to count
in German so he'd know she was counting correctly and not cheating him!).  She was of pure English stock.  So she was English,
worked for a German and was born and reared in Oklahoma.  That could lay the 'old Southern saying' to rest.  Maybe the
origin is in one of those anthologies of language origins.
In my preparations to be in Miami for a week, I plan to have time to deliver a local phone book to you at the Omni, asking
that they hold it for you until you check in.  It's on my list of things to do and I hope I get it done.
Have a wonderful time.  KC 

   Thanks for the sidebar on that saying, Kathy!  So it's not necessarily Southern, but it IS quite old!  Research will be pending....

   And thank you so much for the phone book!  I really appreciate that!  Have a good time on your trip - we'll miss you!

 From Susan Whitcomb Harlin ('72) of TX - 10/20/04:

Hi Carol,
I had this sent to me today. . .



   Thanks, Susan!  That's extremely moving.  I sent it off to a few of my Famous Marines.

   There is SOOO much more from SOOO many of ya'll, for which I thank you profusely, but I am SOOO out of time now,
so I'll get to it when I return.

   Y'all take care of each other.  I hope to see many of you very, very, VERY soon!

                                   Love to all, Carol


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For All We Know

Words by Sam M. Lewis and Music by J. Fred Coots, 1934

For all we know we may never meet again.
Before you go, make this moment sweet again.
We won't say "Good night" until the last minute.
I'll hold out my hand, and my heart will be in it.

For all we know this may only be a dream;
We come and go like a ripple on a stream.
So love me tonight; tomorrow was made for some.
Tomorrow may never come for all we know.

<instrumental interlude>

So love me tonight; tomorrow was made for some.
Tomorrow may never come for all we know.

"For All We Know" midi (sequenced by Mickey McBride) and lyrics courtesy of http://www.rienzihills.com/SING/ - 10/20/04
Midi captured and saved with the kind assistance of my son, Nathaniel Harty of IL.  Thanks, Nathaniel!

Hearts and Flowers clip art courtesy of http://members.tripod.com/~emelinda/index-12.html - 10/21/04

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