THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:
Happy Birthday today
Ray Barnes ('65) of VA
Christine Wilson Starkman ('68) of CA!
Happy Birthday tomorrow to
Virginia Gall (February '48) of VA!
Happy Birthday this
Jo Ann Stewart ('64) of Northern VA;
Russ Stephenson ('57) of MD
Colin Faison ('58) of VA;
John Clark ('57) of VA;
Mike Jeffers ('61) of VA;
Blackard Hallett ('65) of VA
My Son of Other Parents, Joe Mansfield (Stanton College
Prep School, FL - 2002) of TX AND My Grandson,
Thomas Harty of UT!
Many Happy Returns, One and
|October 29, 1941 -
Holocaust: In the
Kaunas Ghetto over 10,000
were shot by
occupiers at the
a massacre known as the "Great Action".|
October 29, 1942 -
Holocaust: In the
United Kingdom, leading clergymen and political figures held a public
meeting to register outrage over
Germany's persecution of
October 29, 1944 - The city of
Breda in the
Netherlands was liberated by
1st Polish Armoured Division.
October 29, 1944 - The Soviet
Army entered Hungary.
October 29, 1948 - In Germany, a 30 day valid "Interzonepass" was
required to travel between the different sectors.
October 29, 1989 - A public mourning, involving over 20,000 East
Berliners, was observed with a minute of silence for the people who had been
killed while trying to flee over the Berlin Wall.
October 29, 1996 - An auction was held to sell the artwork that had been
stolen by the Nazis during the German occupation of Austria during World War II.
|Thursday, October 29, 1964 - The United Republic of
Zanzibar was renamed the
United Republic of Tanzania.
Thursday, October 29, 1964
- A collection of irreplaceable
gems, including the 565 carat (113 g)
Star of India, was stolen by a group of thieves (among them is
"Murph the surf") from the
American Museum of Natural History in New York City.
Thursday, October 29, 1964 - Model
Yasmin Le Bon was born Yasmin Parvaneh in
Thursday, October 29, 1964 - Businessman and television
Eddie McGuire was born Edward Joseph
Saunders (Hampton HS - '64) of VA - 10/29/14 - "RE:
|Here is a site you may want to
share with the group as far as Navy Day is concerned.
This site and office, which is where I am gainfully employed, is the
official site that tracks all the ships of the U.S. Navy from the
cradle to the grave (literally). We document all official dates and
status of each vessel plus the battle force count. If you ever want
to know anything about a ship or service craft that was a part of
the navy fleet this is the place that has the information. If there
is information needed that cannot be found on the site simply
contact this office and they will do the search for you if it is
information that they track.
F.A. Saunders HHS 64
Thanks so much, F.A.!
From My #2 Son,
IL - '90) of LA -
From My Friend, Karie, of UT - 10/28/14 - "30
Actual Sentences Found in Patients' Hospital Charts":
From My Husband, Paul Harty (Bardolph HS, IL - '61) of
NC - 10/28/14:
BUT TRUE! Thank
From My Friend, April, of NC - 10/28/14 - "Internet Scams":
From Joan Lauterbach Krause ('60) of VA -
09/23/14 - "A little food for the soul (#28 in a series of 28)":
Joan! These have been a delight!
From Wayne Agee
('58) of FL -
10/03/14 - "Have a nice day (#5 in a series of
1. You cannot stick your tongue
out and look up at the ceiling
at the same time, a physical
2. All idiots, after reading #1
will try it.
3. And discover #1 is a lie.
4. You are smiling now because
you are an idiot.
5. You soon will forward this to
6. There is still a stupid smile
on your face.
I sincerely apologize about this
but I'm an idiot and I needed
Have a bright sunny day!
From My Niece, Shari, of VA - 10/23/14 - "Great Ideas! (#5 in a series
Very nice! Thank
HALLOWEEN SNACK RECIPES:
http://www.mrfood.com/Appetizers/Spiderweb-Spread/ - Spiderweb Spread
- "Need some eerie eats for your Halloween bash?
Get tangled up in our creepy-crawly Spiderweb Spread by dipping and
dunking your favorite chips into this zesty south-of-the-border party
spread that guarantees a web of excitement in every bite."
Devilishly Good Eggs - "Goblins and
ghouls will surely be after our Devilishly Good Eggs! These festive
deviled eggs will be the hit of any Halloween party."
|Three engineers and three accountants were
traveling by train to a conference. At the station, the three
accountants each bought tickets and watched as the three engineers
bought only one ticket.
"How are three people going to travel on only one ticket?" asked an
"Watch and you'll see", answered an engineer.
They all boarded the train. The accountants took their respective seats,
but the three engineers all crammed into a rest room and closed the door
behind them. Shortly after the train departed, the conductor came around
collecting tickets. He knocked on the restroom door and said, "Ticket,
The door opened just a crack and a single arm emerged with a ticket in
The conductor took it and moved on.
The accountants saw this and agreed it was a quite clever idea. So,
after the conference, the accountants decide to copy the engineers on
the return trip and save some money (being clever with money, and all
that). When they got to the station, they bought a single ticket for the
return trip. To their astonishment, the engineers didn't buy a ticket at
"How are you going to ride without a ticket"? said one perplexed
"Watch and you'll see", answered an engineer.
When they boarded the train, the three accountants crammed into a
restroom and the three engineers crammed into another one nearby. The
train departed. Shortly afterward, one of the engineers left his
restroom and walked over to the restroom where the accountants were
hiding. He knocked on the door and said, "Ticket, please."
DATES TO REMEMBER:
November 12, 2014 - 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.
Carol Buckley Harty
7020 Lure Court
Fayetteville, NC 28311-9309
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(09 Oct 1835 - 16 Dec 1921)
for voice and piano (first performed in 1872) with a French text by the poet
(1840 - 1909)
which is based in an old French superstition.
An English translation of the poem follows:
Zig, zig, zig, Death in cadence,
Striking a tomb with his heel,
Death at midnight plays a dance-tune,
Zig, zig, zag, on his violin.
The winter wind blows, and the night is dark;
Moans are heard in the linden trees.
White skeletons pass through the gloom,
Running and leaping in their shrouds.
Zig, zig, zig, each one is frisking,
You can hear the cracking of the bones of the dancers.
A lustful couple sits on the moss
So as to taste long lost delights.
Zig zig, zig, Death contines
The unending scraping on his instrument.
A veil has fallen! The dancer is naked.
Her partner grasps her amorously.
The lady, it's said, is a marchioness or baroness
And her green gallant, a poor cartwright.
Horror! Look how she gives herself to him,
Like the rustic was a baron.
Zig, zig, zig. What a saraband!
They all hold hands and dance in circles.
Zig, zig, zag. You can see in the crowd
The king dancing among the peasants.
But hist! All of a sudden, they leave the dance,
They push forward, they fly; the cock has crowed.
Oh what a beautiful night for the poor world!
Long live death and equality!
The composer, two years later, expanded and reworked the piece for orchestra,
replacing the vocal line with a solo violin.
midi courtesy of
"Danse Macabre" lyrics and history courtesy of
"Danse Macabre" Image
Animated Skulls Divider Line clip art courtesy
http://www.squidoo.com/halloweenideasandactivities?utm_source=google&utm_medium=imgres&utm_campaign=framebuster - 10/29/12
Birthday Cake clip art courtesy of
Sarah Puckett Kressaty ('65) of
VA - 08/31/05
Air Force Seal clip art courtesy of
http://www1.va.gov/opa/feature/celebrate/milsongs.htm - 07/07/06
Thanks, Sarah Sugah!
Stanton College Prep
School's logo courtesy of
http://www.stantoncollegeprep.org/central/ - 08/01/10
Army Seal clip art courtesy of Al Farber ('64) of GA - 05/24/06 (still
Replaced by Norm Covert ('61) of MD - 02/09/09
Hampton High School's Crab clip art courtesy of
Replaced courtesy of
http://www.hamptonhigh1964.com - 02/17/09
Hillsboro High School's Topper (Band Version) clip art courtesy of
Animated Laughing Woman courtesy of Joyce Lawrence Cahoon ('65) of VA - 02/23/09
clip art courtesy of
http://www.onemileup.com/miniSeals.asp - 05/29/06
Animated Laughing Jerry courtesy
of Cookie Phillips Tyndall ('64) of VA - 06/14/06
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