- NNHS Newsletter - Happy Halloween!
ďShadows of a thousand years rise again
- Dexter Kozen
Dear Friends and Schoolmates,
Like it or not, this theme repeats every year:
Isn't this just the most delicious sound file I've used here lately?? As it lasts about nine minutes, I did not loop it.
BONUS - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m9rn-HQzGf8 - SAINT-SAňNS' Danse Macabre - The Florence Piano Duet - Sara Bartolucci & Rodolfo Alessandrini
From http://www.history.com - 10/30/08 - "The Real Story of Halloween":
THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:
Happy Birthday today to Jo Ann Stewart ('64) of Northern VA!
Happy Birthday tomorrow to Russ Stephenson ('57) of MD AND Colin Faison ('58) of VA!
Happy Birthday this week to:
02 - John Clark ('57) of VA;
04 - Mike Jeffers ('61) of VA;
05 - Patsy Blackard Hallett ('65) of VA AND My Grandson, Thomas Harty of OR;
06 - Marion Timberlake Gitchel ('57) AND Maria Velma Vidales Scott ('57) AND Pam Smith Arnold ('65) of VA;
07 - Pam Larmer Traugott ('62) of VA!
Many Happy Returns, One and All!
From Joyce Lawrence Cahoon ('65) of VA - 10/07/08 - "DON'T LEAVE ALCOHOL NEAR YOUR PUMPKINS":
EWWW!!! GIGGLES!!! Thanks, Joyce!
From My Friend, Judy, of IL - 10/11/08 AND From Joyce Lawrence Cahoon ('65) of VA - 10/29/08"OK, so here starts the Halloween things....":
Click on the link. Then Hit-- "Stomp" to put out the fire!!!
OH, GROSS!!! Thanks ever so much, Ladies!
From Joyce Lawrence Cahoon ('65) of VA - 10/13/08 - "Halloween":
There are witches in my mailbox.
What am I to do?
I found them there this morning,
doing things they shouldn't do!!
How the witches got there,
I haven't got a clue.
But they won't be there much longer
because I'm sending them to
You've been Witch Kissed!
Before the warts begin to spread,
pass the kisses on instead!
SQUAWK!!! Thanks again, Joyce!
From Joan Lauterbach Krause ('60) of VA - 10/18/08 AND From Joyce Lawrence Cahoon ('65) of VA - 10/26/08 - "Senior Halloween":
You know you are too old to
Trick or Treat when:
10. You get winded from knocking on the door.
9. You have to have another kid chew the candy for you.
8. You ask for high fiber candy only.
6. People say: "Great Boris Karloff Mask,"
And you're not wearing a mask.
3. You have to carefully choose a costume that won't dislodge your hairpiece.
No matter, have a HAPPY HALLOWEEN anyway.
MORE GIGGLES! Thanks, Ladies!
From Norris Perry (Warwick HS - '59) of VA - 10/29/08 - "HALLOWEEN CANDY RECALLED":
This is true -
verified by Snopes:
There is a new warning put out by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency....
Sherwood brand Pirate's Gold Milk Chocolate coins are being recalled due to the fact that they contain Melamine, the ingredient in milk products that has caused many infant deaths in China. These candies are sold at Costco, as well as many bulk and dollar stores. Check your children's Halloween candy (the ones wrapped in the shiny gold foil) let other parents know about this!
YOWZERONI-RINI!!! Thank you so much, Norris!
From Joyce Lawrence Cahoon ('65) of VA - 10/29/08 - "HALLOWEEN STORY":
A man is
walking home alone
late one foggy Halloween night,
behind him he hears:
Walking faster, he looks back and through the fog he makes out the image of an upright casket banging its way down the middle of the street toward him.
Terrified, the man begins to run toward his home, the casket bouncing quickly behind him.
He runs up to his door, fumbles with his keys, opens the door, rushes in, slams and locks the door behind him. However, the casket crashes through his door, with the lid of the casket clapping.
on his heels, as the terrified man runs.
Rushing upstairs to the bathroom, he locks himself in. His heart is pounding; his head is reeling; his breath is coming in sobbing gasps.
With a loud CRASH the casket breaks down the door.
Bumping and clapping toward him.
The man screams and reaches for something, anything, but all he can find is a bottle of cough syrup! Desperate, he throws the cough syrup at the casket...
(hopefully you're ready for this!!!)
The coffin stops.
GROAN!!! Thanks again, Joyce!
From Joyce Lawrence Cahoon ('65) of VA - 10/23/08 - "Everybody is invited to: The Skeleton Halloween Party":
Thanks once more, Joyce!
From Me ('65) of NC('65) of NC - 10/29/08 - "Your Own Halloween Angel":
http://www.nnhs65.00freehost.com/requests-prayers.html - updated 10/29/08
http://nnhs.wordpress.com/ - updated 10/125/08
Y'all take care of each other. TYPHOONS FOREVER! We'll Always Have Buckroe!
Love to all, Carol
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(9 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 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Danse_Macabre_(Saint-Sa%C3%ABns) - 10/24/08
Smile clip art courtesy of http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image_talk:Face-smile-big.svg - 10/24/08
Witch Title Art and Animated Trick or Treaters Divider Line clip art courtesy
of http://www.christmas-graphics-plus.com/free/kids-halloween-animated-gifs.html - 10/24/08
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
Animated "NEW" clip art courtesy of http://gifsnow.com/ - 03/07/06
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