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10/28/18 - NNHS Newsletter - We'll Meet Again

“In the time of your life, live - so that in that wondrous time you shall not add to the misery
 and sorrow of the world, but shall smile to the infinite variety and mystery of it.

- William Saroyan
(31 Aug 1908 - 18 May 1981)

Dear Friends and Schoolmates,
 
 
 This Newsletter theme is to be a favorite of mine; perhaps it's one of yours, too.

BONUS #1 - We'll Meet Again - Vera Lynn - great images from the 40's

BONUS #2 - We'll Meet Again - Julie Andrews (with Dick Van Dyke), 1974


From http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/We%27ll_Meet_Again:

"We'll Meet Again" is a 1939 song made famous by British singer Vera Lynn with music and lyrics composed and written by Ross Parker (born Albert Rostron Parker, 16 August 1914 in Manchester) & Hugh Charles (born Charles Hugh Owen Ferry, 24 July 1907 in Reddish, Stockport, Cheshire).

The song is one of the most famous songs of the Second World War era, and resonated with soldiers going off to fight and their families and sweethearts. The assertion that "we'll meet again" is optimistic, as many soldiers did not survive to see their loved ones again. Indeed, the meeting place at some unspecified time in the future would have been seen by many who lost loved ones to be heaven.

The song gave its name to the 1943 musical film We'll Meet Again in which Vera Lynn played the lead role (see 1943 in music). Lynn's recording is featured in the final scene of Stanley Kubrick's 1964 film Dr. Strangelove, and was also used in the closing scenes of the 1986 BBC television serial The Singing Detective. British director John Schlesinger used the song in his 1979 WWII film, "Yanks", which is about British citizens and American soldiers during the military buildup in the U.K. as the Allies prepared for the D-Day Invasion.

During the Cold War, Vera Lynn's recording was included in the package of music and programmes held in 20 underground radio stations of the BBC's Wartime Broadcasting Service (WTBS), designed to provide public information and morale-boosting broadcasts for 100 days after a nuclear attack.[1] Mezzo-soprano Katherine Jenkins reprised the song at her appearance alongside Lynn in London on the 60th Anniversary of VE Day in 2005, and has retained it as an occasional item in her repertoire.


REMINDER:

   The fundraiser for     Jamey Douglas Bacon ('66) of VA sponsored by Neighbors Helping Neighbors is Tuesday, October 30, 2018 from 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM at Cozzy's Comedy Club, 9700 Warwick Boulevard, Newport News, Virginia 23601.

   Jamey is in need of support with having her bathroom remodeled to meet her needs of an updated ADA bathroom. Tickets for this fundraising event are only $15, and there will also be a 50/50 raffle, great raffle items and opportunities to directly donate to Jamey before, during and after the event. All proceeds from ticket sales and raffles will go directly to Jamey.

   Okay, Typhoon Nation, you know what to do!


THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:

   Happy Birthday today to  Nancy Bigger Alligood ('56) of VA AND  Mary Blandford McGehee ('62) of LA!

   Happy Birthday tomorrow to   Ray Barnes ('65) of VA AND  Christine Wilson Starkman ('68) of CA!

  Happy Birthday this week to:

30 -   Virginia Gall (Feb. '48) of VA;

31 -   Nuel Quisenberry ('58) of FL AND Jo Ann Stewart ('64) of Northern VA;

01 -    Russ Stephenson ('57) of MD AND Colin Faison ('58) of VA;

02 - The late John Clark ('57) (d. 01/06/15);

04 -   Mike Jeffers ('61) of VA!

   Many Happy Returns, One and All!

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


100 YEARS AGO TODAY:

October 28, 1918 - World War I: Czechoslovakia declared independence from Austria-Hungary marking the beginning of an independent Czechoslovak state, after 300 years.

October 28, 1918 - A new Polish government in western Galicia was established, triggering the Polish–Ukrainian War.


THIS DAY IN WWII:

October 28, 1922 - March on Rome: Italian fascists led by Benito Mussolini marched on Rome and took over control of the Italian government.

October 28, 1940 - Greece rejected Italy's ultimatum. Italy invaded Greece through Albania, marking Greece's entry into World War II.


THIS DAY IN 1968:

Sunday, October 28, 1968 - Journalist and sportscaster Chris Broussard was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Sunday, October 28, 1968 - Rugby player and coach Marc Lièvremont was born in Dakar, Senegal.

Sunday, October 28, 1968 - Wrestler Mayumi Ozaki (尾崎 魔弓) was born in Japan.


“Enlarging our capacity for gratitude enriches our entire soul. Gratitude is one of the most important human virtues and one of the most common human deficiencies. Gratitude does not develop without effort.”

- Dieter F. Uchtdorf, 19 Nov 2013
(b. 06 Nov 1940)


From Joan Lauterbach Krause ('60) of VA - 10/28/17:

   Thank you, Joan!
 
 


From Marvin Barnes ('65) of VA - 10/27/18 - "Halloween    Santa Jim at Yankee Candle in Williamsburg today.":

   Thank you, Marvin! Looking good, Santa Jim!
 
 


 From Jane Monfalcone Simmons ('61) of GA - 10/26/18:

   Thanks, Jane!
 
 


   From Jimmy Hines ('64) of VA - 10/26/18:

    Thanks, Santa Jim!
 
 


From My Friend, Melissa, of OH - 10/26/18:

    Thanks, Melissa!
 
 


From My Friend, Tina, of SC (soon to be PA - again) - 10/25/18:

    Thanks, Tina!
 
 


“Patience is something you admire in the driver behind you, but not in one ahead.

- Bill McGlashen
(
07 Dec 1958 – 05 Aug 2014)


BONUS HALLOWEEN CROCHET PATTERNS:

Spider Slippers - "Halloween is a chilly time of year and nearly perfect for donning cozy slippers! These spider slippers are fun and easy. Crochet this simple slipper pattern for harvest time and enjoy keeping your feet toastie warm. The entire family will want a pair of spooky sweet spider slippers...they are so much fun for Halloween. This slipper pattern fits a size 6 ½ to 7 woman's shoe."

Priscilla Hewitt's Pumpkin Towel Ring - "If you're looking for a cute decorating idea for the holiday season then you'll love this Pumpkin Towel Ring. Thanksgiving crochet patterns like this are great to have out during these joyous times. There is a face on one side and it's plain on the other side so you can choose which to display."

Twisted Halloween Hat - "This Twisted Halloween Hat is the perfect thing to wear on Halloween night. It will keep your ears warm as you trick-or-treat with your kids up and down the block. This is an intermediate crochet pattern that is made from bottom to top."


 
BONUS PETRIFYING HALLOWEEN SNACK RECIPES:  

Mr. Food's Ghoulish Glazed Meatballs - "A slow cooker is the trick to easily making our Ghoulish Glazed Meatballs. And the treat here is the special saucy flavor these get from chili sauce and grape jelly."

Mr. Food's Bloody Witch's Fingers - "Treat your tricksters to some really good finger food! Our Bloody Witch’s Fingers are the best darn party-pleasing chicken fingers ever. Dripping with a BBQ dip, every bite is bloody delicious!"

Mr. Food's Pumpkin Cheese Ball - "Your Halloween party is sure to shape up to be the talk of the neighborhood when you serve our adorable Pumpkin Cheese Ball to your ghoulish guests. This pumpkin-shaped party appetizer will have everyone wanting to "haunt" you down for your recipe."


FINALLY:

From www.ajokeaday.com - 10/27/15:

Q: What did the boy ghost say to the girl ghost after he saw her all dressed up for Halloween?

A: You look boo-tiful!


DATES TO REMEMBER:
 
1. Every Tuesday, 7:30 AM - Male grads meet at Angelo's Restaurant on J. Clyde Morris Boulevard for breakfast and camaraderie.

2. Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM - Neighbors Helping Neighbors for Jamey Douglas Bacon ('66) of VA - Cozzy's Comedy Club, 9700 Warwick Blvd, Newport News, Virginia 23601. Jamey is in need of support with having her bathroom remodeled to meet her needs of an updated ADA bathroom. Tickets for this fundraising event are only $15, and there will also be a 50/50 raffle, great raffle items and opportunities to directly donate to Jamey before, during and after the event. All proceeds from ticket sales and raffles will go directly to Jamey.

3. Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 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 07/16/18

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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Carol Buckley Harty
7020 Lure Court
Fayetteville, NC 28311-9309
910-584-8802

"Never underestimate
the power of a drop
in the bucket."

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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! 


We'll Meet Again

Written by Ross Parker and Hughie Charles in 1939
and sung in the movie of the same name in 1942.


(
Vera Lynn)
(b. 20 Mar 1917)

We'll meet again,
Don't know where,
Don't know when,
But I know
We'll meet again
Some sunny day.

Keep smiling through
Just like you
Always do
Till the blue skies
Drive the dark clouds
Far away.


"We'll Meet Again" midi courtesy of http://www.455th.ukpc.net/tomfeise/455th/veralynn.htm - 06/06/02

"We'll Meet Again" lyrics courtesy of http://www.455th.ukpc.net/tomfeise/455th/veralynn.htm - 10/27/05

"We'll Meet Again" Image courtesy of http://www.ghostofaflea.com/archives/2005_05.html - 10/27/05

 Peach Flower Divider Line clip art courtesy of http://www.wtvzone.com/nevr2l82/bars5.html - 04/05/03

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

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

Coast Guard Seal clip art courtesy of http://www.tioh.hqda.pentagon.mil/SealsEmblems/USCG.htm - 10/03/07

Animated Army Flag clip art courtesy of http://www.angelfire.com/ny4/KevsGifsGalore/Patriotic.html - 06/18/03

Animated Waving Santa Smiley courtesy of Ruth Ann Reece Horace ('67) of FL - 10/25/17
Thanks, Ruthie!

Animated Laughing Kitty courtesy of Al Farber ('64) of GA - 10/08/07
Thanks, Al!

Animated LOL Cats courtesy of Paul Harty (Bardolph HS, IL - '61) of NC - 12/10/11
Thanks, Paul!

Animated Ape clip art courtesy of Al Farber ('64) of GA - 11/08/06
Thanks, Al!

Animated "Happy Little Rabbits We Are" clip art courtesy of http://users.bigpond.net.au/jellery/index.htm - 04/25/09

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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