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NNHS Newsletter -
“There is no love without forgiveness, and there is no forgiveness without love.”
Bryant H. McGill
Dear Friends and Schoolmates,
Mmmmmm. Can you really ever listen to this wonderful golden oldie from 1965 without wanting to dance?!?
BONUS - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1r9j5RAqiXI - Ooh Baby Baby - Smokey Robinson and The Miracles
|"Ooo Baby Baby" is a song written by
Smokey Robinson and
Pete Moore. It is a classic 1965 hit single by
The Miracles for the Tamla (Motown)
label. It achieved its greatest commercial success when
Linda Ronstadt covered it in 1978 where she reached number 7 on the
Billboard Hot 100 chart. The song has inspired numerous other
cover versions by other artists over the years, including covers by
Todd Rundgren, the
Five Stairsteps, and many others.
A slow, remorseful number, "Ooo Baby Baby" features Miracles lead singer Smokey Robinson lamenting the fact that he cheated on his woman, and begging for her to overlook his mistakes and please forgive him. The song's highly emotional feel is supported by the Miracles' tight background vocal harmonies, arranged by Miracles member and song co-author Pete Moore, and a lush orchestral string arrangement that accents The Funk Brothers band's instrumental track.
|Joyce Bulifant's book signing for My Four Hollywood Husbands will be held this Thursday, November 09, 2017, 6:30 PM at Barnes and Noble, 12170 Jefferson Avenue, Newport News, VA 23602, 757-249-2488. Joyce, of course, is the cousin of Pauline Collins Shofner ('65) of VA and the late Gene Collins Glave ('60), and if I'm not mistaken, of Neta Collins Hastings ('60) of VA and Rip Collins ('65) of TN as well.|
THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:
Happy Birthday today to 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!
Happy Birthday tomorrow to Marion Timberlake Gitchel ('57) AND Maria Velma Vidales Scott ('57) AND Pam Smith Arnold ('65) of VA!
Happy Birthday this week to:
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;
09 - Hilton Henderson ('57) of NV and FL AND My Grandson (by My Children of Other Parents), Jacob Mansfield of TX;
10 - The United States Marine Corps - 1775 AND Tamsie Warren Ellis ('57) AND David Wittan ('57)AND Angie Ray Smith ('64) of VA AND the late Steve Pullen ('65) (deceased 22 Apr 2012);
11 - David Bell ('64) of NJ;
12 - Barbara Womble Lawson (NNHS / Hampton HS) of VA AND Jean Pittman Priest ('64) of FL!
Many Happy Returns, One and All!
100 YEARS AGO TODAY:
|November 05, 1917 - October Revolution: In Tallinn, Estonia, Communist leader Jaan Anvelt led revolutionaries in overthrowing the Provisional Government (As Estonia and Russia are still using the Julian calendar, subsequent period references show an October 23 date).|
THIS DAY IN WWII:
THIS DAY IN 1967:
|Sunday, November 05, 1967 - Rapper Marcelo D2 was born Marcelo Maldonado Gomes Peixoto in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.|
From My Friend, Susan, of NC - 11/04/15:
|“Many choices are not
inherently evil, but if they absorb all of our time and keep us from the
best choices, then they become insidious.”
Quentin L. Cook
Thanks so much, Susan!
From Joan Lauterbach Krause ('60) of VA - 11/05/17:
|Thank you, Joan!|
trouble with being punctual is that nobody’s there to appreciate it.”
-Franklin P. Jones
(1908 - 1980)
My Niece, Shari, of VA
10/28/17 - "Peaceful Thoughts (#5 in a series of 11)":
BONUS NOVEMBER DECORATING IDEA:
From www.ajokeaday.com - 11/04/17:
|Mamma Bird: "Are you feeling alright? What's
Baby Bird: "I shouldn't have eaten that caterpillar sandwich before the interview. Now I have butterflies in my stomach."
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 08, 2017 - 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.
3. Thursday, November 09, 2017, 6:30 PM - Joyce Bulifant's book signing (My Four Hollywood Husbands), Barnes and Noble, 12170 Jefferson Avenue Newport News, VA 23602, 757-249-2488.
http://www.nnhs65.com/requests-prayers.html - updated 06/10/17
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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The Miracles, 1965
"Ooo, Baby, Baby" midi courtesy of http://jackhallmidi.com/thecorner.html - 11/08/09 (sic)
"Ooo, Baby, Baby" lyrics courtesy of http://www.lyricsdownload.com/robinson-smokey-ooo-baby-baby-lyrics.html - 11/09/09 (sic)
Animated Kissing Babies clip art courtesy of http://www.wtv-zone.com/nevr2l82/bars26.html - 08/17/05
Animated Pastel Hearts Divider Line clip art courtesy of http://www.wtv-zone.com/nevr2l82/bars11.html - 08/17/05
Birthday Cake clip art courtesy of
Sarah Puckett Kressaty ('65) of
VA - 08/31/05
Maple Mountain High School (UT) logo courtesy of http://mmhsgoldeneagles.com/ - 09/11/17
Animated USMC Flag clip art courtesy of http://www.angelfire.com/ny4/KevsGifsGalore/Patriotic.html - 06/18/03
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