10/21/16 - NNHS Newsletter - Whispering Hope
“Hope is the thing with feathers, that
perches in the soul,
Dear Friends and Schoolmates,
The theme of today's Newsletter just seemed a natural choice to me, following as it does Whispering Grass. Then I began listening to the videos, and I realized it went a little deeper than that. I hope they touch your heart as they did mine.....
BONUS #1 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7LkqyC9dMF8 - Whispering Hope - Bill and Gloria Gaither, featuring Larry Ford (live)
BONUS #2 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tq2ksjpT548 - Whispering Hope - Chuck Wagon Gang
BONUS #3 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mz-Vl1iOhIg - Whispering Hope - Jo Stafford and Gordon MacRae
BONUS #4 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-WKEdDtyuds - Whispering Hope - Marty Robbins
BONUS #5 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2w9OsP-m0Oo&NR=1 - Whispering Hope
THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:
Happy Birthday today to 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!
Happy Birthday tomorrow to The late Herb Hice (deceased 18 Apr 2008) AND the late Sharron Wanderer Dawes ('61) (deceased 09/22/07) AND the late Annette Funicello (deceased 08 Apr 2013) AND Craig Miller ('63) of FL ANDAl Farber ('64) of GA AND the late Joe Mooney ('65) (deceased 10/30/01)!
Happy Birthday this week to:
23 - Jimmy Hines ('64) of VA;
24 - Agnes Dick Kump ('57) AND Susan Perkins Best ('63) AND Mark Friedman ('65) of VA;
25 - Kitty Taylor Hanrahan ('57) AND Carol Wornom Sorenson ('57) AND Bobby Turpin ('58) of VA AND Owen Smith ('63);
26 - Terry Hunsucker ('65) of KY AND Randy Tate ('66) of DE;
27 - Carolyn Simpson Knight ('56) of VA AND Kermit Whiteside ('57) AND Dimples Dinwiddie Prichard ('58) of NC AND Frances Heath Scott ('62) of VA AND Fred Shelton ('63);
28 - Nancy Bigger Alligood ('56) of VA AND Mary Blandford McGehee ('62) of LA!
Many Happy Returns, One and All!
200 YEARS AGO TODAY:
|October 21, 1816 - The Penang Free School was founded in George Town, Penang, Malaysia by the Rev Hutchings, the oldest English-language school in Southeast Asia.|
THIS DAY IN WWII:
|October 21, 1941 - In Kragujevac, Serbia, German
butchered about 7,000 citizens, including schoolchildren and
October 21, 1942 - The Allies met to discuss Operation Torch. Operation Torch was to be the first Allied amphibious landing of World War II.
October 21, 1944 - The Nemmersdorf massacre against the German civilians took place.
THIS DAY IN 1966:
Friday, October 21, 1966 - The Aberfan disaster: A colliery spoil tip collapsed on the village of Aberfan in Wales, killing 144 people, mostly schoolchildren.
Friday,October 21, 1966 - Golfer Phillip Price was born John Phillip Price in Pontypridd, Wales.
Friday, October 21, 1966 - Footballer and managerIgor Prins was born in Pärnu, Estonia.
Friday, October 21, 1966 - Footballer and managerArne Sandstø was born in Bergen, Norway.
“You can never tell what type of impact you may
make on another's life by your actions or lack of action. Sometimes just
with a smile on the street to a passing stranger can make a difference
we could never imagine.”
From Carlene Matthews Vannoy ('60 / '64) of VA - 10/18/16:
From My Cousin, Jean Atkinson Mallory (Warsaw HS / Rappahannock HS / John Marshall HS - '65) of VA - 10/18/16:
“A bargain is something you don’t need at a price you can’t
- Franklin Jones
|BONUS HOPE CROCHET
http://www.redheart.com/free-patterns/hope-scarf and http://www.redheart.com/files/patterns/pdf/LW2777.pdf - Ann Regis' With Hope Scarf - "Crochet it in Perfect Pink to show support for Breast Cancer Awareness."
|BONUS RECIPES (Sorry,
not theme related):
From www.ajokeaday.com - 10/20/16:
|A man and his wife were
dining at a table in a plush restaurant, and the husband kept
staring at a drunken lady swigging her drink as she sat alone at
a nearby table.
The wife asked, "Do you know her?"
"Yes," sighed the husband, "She's my ex-girlfriend. I understand she took to drinking right after we split up seven years ago, and I hear she hasn't been sober since."
"WOW!" sais the wife. "Who would think a person could go on celebrating that long?"
DATES TO REMEMBER:
|1. Wednesday, November 09, 2016 - 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 09/02/16
http://nnhs.wordpress.com/ - updated 03/13/11
Love to all, Carol
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Carol Buckley Harty
7020 Lure Court
Fayetteville, NC 28311-9309
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Words and Music by Alice Hawthorne, 1868
(11 May 1827 - 22 Nov 1902)
"Alice Hawthorne" was really Setimus Winner, one of the most versatile writers
of the mid-19th century.
Winner went from the bird calls of "Listen to the Mocking Bird" to the doggerel nonsense of "Oh, Where,
Oh, Where Has My Little Dog Gone?" to the gentle and optimistic "Whispering Hope."
Soft as the voice of an angel,
Breathing a lesson unheard,
Hope with a gentle persuasion
Whispers her comforting word:
Wait till the darkness is over,
Wait till the tempest is done,
Hope for the sunshine tomorrow,
After the shower is gone.
Whispering hope, oh, how welcome thy voice,
Making my heart in its sorrow rejoice.
If, in the dusk of the twilight,
Dim be the region afar,
Will not the deepening darkness
Brighten the glimmering star?
Then when the night is upon us,
Why should the heart sink away?
When the dark midnight is over,
Watch for the breaking of day.
Hope, as an anchor so steadfast,
Rends the dark veil for the soul,
Whither the Master has entered,
Robbing the grave of its goal;
Come then, oh, come, glad fruition,
Come to my sad weary heart;
Come, O Thou blest hope of glory,
Never, oh, never depart.
midi (sequenced by Grandpa Schober) courtesy of
http://oldkunnel.net/whisperinhope.html - 06/20/07
"Whispering Hope" lyrics courtesy of http://library.timelesstruths.org/music/Whispering_Hope/ - 10/21/10
Animated Angel Title clip art courtesy of my niece, Shari, of VA - 06/26/09
Divider Line 536 clip art courtesy of http://www.angelfire.com/tx5/tx5280/lines11.html - 08/06/10
Birthday Cake clip art courtesy of
Sarah Puckett Kressaty ('65) of
VA - 08/31/05
Thanks, Sarah Sugah!
Animated USMC Flag
clip art courtesy of
http://www.angelfire.com/ny4/KevsGifsGalore/Patriotic.html - 06/18/03
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
Animated Rolling Cat clip art courtesy of http://www.cybergata.com/anim.htm - page 14 - 11/14/09
John Marshall High School's Justice Scale clip art courtesy of
Cheryl White Wilson (JMHS - '64) of VA - 10/13/05 (replaced 02/23/09)
Animated Wildly Laughing Dog courtesy of Eva Ellis Madagan ('61) of FL -
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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