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11/01/18 - NNHS Newsletter -
All Saints Day
“A saint is one who makes goodness
Dear Friends and
Today's theme calls for gloomy weather, but here in Fayetteville, it really isn't. It's ranging from sunny to mostly cloudy with temperatures ranging from 67 to 77, so I wouldn't call it gloomy at all - and that's just fine with me!
BONUS - All Saints' Hymn: "For All The Saints" - Big Sing, October 24, 2004 - sing-along version
|All Saints' Day is a celebration of all Christian saints,
particularly those who have no special feast days of their own, in many
Roman Catholic, Anglican and Protestant churches. In many western
churches it is annually held November 1 and in many eastern churches it
is celebrated on the first Sunday after Pentecost. It is also known as
All Hallows Tide, All-Hallomas, or All Hallows' Day.
What do people do?
All Saints' Day is observed by Christians in many countries around the world. In countries such as Spain, Portugal and Mexico, offerings are made on this day. In countries such as Belgium, Hungary and Italy people bring flowers to the graves of dead relatives. In other parts of Europe, such as Austria, Croatia, Poland, and Romania, it is customary to light candles on top of visiting graves of deceased relatives. It is also observed in parts of Asia, such as the Philippines, where people visit graves of deceased relatives and clean or repair them. They also lay flowers on the graves and light candles.
In France church services in memory of all the saints are held on November 1 but by the evening the focus turns towards the dead. Cemeteries everywhere are crowded with people who come to clean and decorate family graves. All Saints' Day is closely tied with All Souls' Day, held on November 2, which is dedicated to prayers of the dead who are not yet glorified.
... It is not a nationwide public holiday in countries such as Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom, or the United States. However, many Christians observe All Saints’ Day in these and other countries.
The liturgical color is white on All Saints' Day...
THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:
Happy All Saints Day Birthday today to Russ Stephenson ('57) of MD AND Colin Faison ('58) of VA AND MaeLea Somervold Tweedie ('62) of VA!
Happy All Souls Day Birthday tomorrow to The late John Clark ('57) (d. 01/06/15)!
Happy Birthday this week to:
04 - Mike Jeffers ('61) of VA;
05 - Patsy Blackard Hallett Parker ('65) of VA AND My Son of Other Parents, Joe Mansfield (Stanton College Prep School, FL - 2002) of TX AND My Grandson, Thomas Harty (Maple Mountain High School, UT - '18) of UT;
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;
08 - Lawson (Buddy) Sparrow ('53) of VA AND Woody Hudson ('57) AND Joe Madagan ('57) of FL AND David McCoy ('67) of VA!
Many Happy Returns, One and All!
100 YEARS AGO TODAY:
|November 01, 1918 - Malbone Street Wreck: The worst rapid transit accident in US history occured under the intersection of Malbone Street and Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn, New York City, with at least 102 deaths.|
THIS DAY IN WWII:November 01, 1936 - Benito Mussolini made a speech in Milan, Italy, in which he described the alliance between Italy and Nazi Germany as an "axis" running between Berlin and Rome.
November 01, 1943 - The Battle of Empress Augusta Bay - Operation Goodtime: The United States Marines, the 3rd Marine Division, landed on Bougainville in the Solomon Islands.
November 01, 1943 - In support of the landings on Bougainville, U.S. aircraft carrier forces attacked the huge Japanese base at Rabaul.
November 01, 1944 - Units of the British Army landed at Walcheren in the Netherlands.
November 01, 1944 - A United States Army
Air Forces F-13 Superfortress
conducted the first flight by an Allied aircraft over the
Tokyo region of
Japan since the 1942
THIS DAY IN 1968:
|Thursday, November 01, 1968 - The
Motion Picture Association of America's
film rating system was officially introduced, originating with the
ratings G, M, R, and X.
Thursday, November 01, 1968 - The 134th Prime Minister of Greece, Georgios Papandreou (Γεώργιος Παπανδρέου) (b. 13 Feb 1888 in Kalentzi, in the Achaea region of the northern Peloponnese, Greece), died under house arrest in Athens, Greece at the age of 80.
|“There is never any
justification for rudeness.”
James Brownlee Frix
From Joan Lauterbach Krause ('60) of VA - 11/01/17:
|Thank you, Joan!|
From My Friend, Sherry, of NC - 10/31/18:
|Thank you, Sherry!|
From Brenda Shepard McCoy ('67) of VA - 10/31/16:
|EXACTLY! Thank you, Brenda! Good stuff, that VapoRub!!|
From My Niece, Shari, of VA - 10/31/18 - "If you feel like being a crabby crab just think.....":
|INDEED! Thank you, Shari!|
From Jimmy Hines ('64) of VA - 10/31/18:
|Thanks, Santa Jim!|
“We’ve all heard that a million monkeys banging on a million typewriters
will eventually reproduce the entire works of Shakespeare. Now, thanks
to the Internet, we know this is not true.”
(26 Mar 1951 - 15 Mar 2013)
From My Niece, Shari, of VA - 10/31/18 - "Some of these statistic numbers are astounding. (#1 in a series of 18)":
numbers are based on a single day. The one that may not be clear is the 5000 -
an estimate of how many steps the average person takes in a day. I don't know if
anyone else will find these of interest, or as much as I do, but one thing that
stood out to me is the imbalance in the numbers. Our dependence on technology is
clear. It is certainly a blessing in many ways; just hope it does not make life
WOW! Thank you, Shari!
|BONUS CROCHET PATTERNS (Sorry, not theme related):|
From www.ajokeaday.com - 10/31/18:
|The little boy greeted his grandmother with a
hug and said, "I'm so happy to see you, Grandma! Now maybe Daddy will do
the trick he has been promising us."
The grandmother was curious. "What trick is that, my dear?" she asked.
The little boy replied, "I heard Daddy tell Mommy that he would climb the walls if you came to visit us again."
DATES TO REMEMBER:
Every Tuesday, 7:30 AM - Male grads meet at Angelo's Restaurant on J. Clyde
Morris Boulevard for breakfast and camaraderie.
2. 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.
http://www.nnhs65.com/requests-prayers.html - updated 07/16/18
http://nnhs.wordpress.com/ - updated 03/13/11
Love to all, Carol
Carol Buckley Harty
7020 Lure Court
Fayetteville, NC 28311-9309
THREE WAYS TO DONATE:
2.Go to www.PayPal.com, log in, select "Send Money (Services) to firstname.lastname@example.org; or
Just mail it directly to my home. Thanks!
Music (Sine Nomine - literally, "without name") by Ralph Vaughan Williams (12 Oct 1872 - 26 Aug 1958), 1906
For all the saints
"For All the Saints"midi and lyrics courtesy of http://www.tagnet.org/digitalhymnal/en/dh421.html - 04/17/07
Image of Fra
Angelico's Painting, "All Saints", courtesy of
http://www.stpaulssanrafael.org/sermons/All%20Saints%202003.html - 10/31/05
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
Maple Mountain High School (UT) logo courtesy of http://mmhsgoldeneagles.com/ - 09/11/17
Laughing Frog courtesy of
('65) of VA - 07/16/08
Animated Laughing Frog courtesy
of Joyce Lawrence Cahoon of VA - 05/31/08
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