NNHS Newsletter -
“When you remember me, it means that you
have carried something of who I am
Dear Friends and Schoolmates,
Does Ray Charles ever sing to you, or is it just me? There's no midi today, so just let him sing to you, too.
BONUS - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XqBCe_tAg6g - Do I Ever Cross Your Mind? - Ray Charles
From Brenda Amos Williams ('62) of VA to the Class of 1962 - 11/07/14:
Did you have a great time at the Birthday Bash? Many asked to begin getting together more often.
One of our classmates loved the Birthday Bash so much that she decided that having dinner every 2 months would be super nice. No decorations, no worrying whether you can make it or not, no promises, just show up if you can. Just a good socializing time.
The starting date is Thursday, December 4th at 6:30 at Angelo's on J. Clyde Morris Boulevard.
This first time we will need to let Fran Heath Scott know if you are coming or not. After that you will either come or not. It will be another fun evening.
You can order from regular menu and do your own tips.
If this sounds like something you would like to do, please contact Fran at 757-813-0446 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Brenda and Fran
NNHS Class of 1962 Reunion Committee
|What a fabulous idea - all of the fun and none of the hassle! Thanks, Brenda and Fran! Y'all have fun!|
THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:
Happy Birthday today to Lawson (Buddy) Sparrow ('53) of VA AND Woody Hudson ('57) AND Joe Madagan ('57) of FL AND David McCoy ('67) of VA!
Happy Birthday tomorrow to Hilton Henderson ('57) of NV and FL AND My Grandson (by My Children of Other Parents), Jacob Mansfield of TX!
Happy Birthday this week to:
10 - The United States Marine Corps - 1775, Tamsie Warren Ellis ('57), David Wittan ('57), 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;
14 - Glenda Stewart Martin Faires ('68) of GA AND Timothy of DC (son of Kathy Cooper - '70 - of VA);
15 - the late Bobbie Whitehurst Canady ('57) (deceased 11/16/07) AND My Niece, Shari, of VA!
Many Happy Returns, One and All!
400 YEARS AGO TODAY:
|November 8, 1614 - Japanese daimyo Dom Justo Takayama was exiled to the Philippines by shogun Tokugawa Ieyasu for being Christian.|
THIS DAY IN WWII:
November 08, 1923 -
Beer Hall Putsch: In
Hitler led the
Nazis in an unsuccessful attempt to overthrow the
government, his first attempt at seizing power.
November 08, 1937 - The Nazi exhibition Der ewige Jude ("The Eternal Jew") opened in Munich.
November 08, 1939 - Venlo Incident: Two British agents of SIS were captured by the Germans.
November 08, 1939 - In
Hitler narrowly escaped the assassination attempt of
Elser while celebrating the 16th anniversary of the
Beer Hall Putsch.
November 08, 1940 - Greco-Italian War: The Italian invasion of Greece failed as outnumbered Greek units repulsed the Italians in the Battle of Elaia–Kalamas.
November 08, 1942 - Operation Torch – United States and United Kingdom forces landed in French North Africa.
November 08, 1942 - French resistance coup in Algiers, in which 400
civilian French patriots neutralized Vichyist XIXth Army Corps after 15 hours of
fighting, and arrest several Vichyst generals, allowing the immediate success of
Operation Torch in Algiers.
November 08, 1986 - Vyacheslav M. Molotov died at age 96. During World War II, Molotov ordered the mass production of bottles filled with flammable liquid later called the "Molotov cocktail."
THIS DAY IN 1964:
|Sunday, November 8, 1964 - WHAT? Nada?!?|
From My Daughter, Adrienne Harty (Hillsboro HS, IL / American School, IL) of NC - 11/06/14 - "Another Song":
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jjnmICxvoVY - I Knew I Loved You - Savage Garden
Ah, love at first sight! Thank you, Adrienne! As you know, my mama's (19 May 1908 - 15 Feb 1999) parents and maternal grandparents both had that identical experience! The fella took one look at the gal and said to himself, "There's the girl I'm going to marry!"
From Glenn Dye ('60) of TX AND From Joyce Lawrence Cahoon ('65) of VA - 11/04/14:
|This is for u:)
Read till the end! I sent an angel to watch over you last night, but it came back and asked, "Why?" The angel said, "Angels don't watch over angels!"
Twenty angels are in your world. Ten are sleeping, nine of them are playing and one is reading this message. God has seen you struggling with some things and God says it is over. A blessing is coming your way.
If you believe in God send this message to 14 friends including me; if I don't get it back I guess I'm not one of them.
Not joking. Pass this message on. Please don't ignore it; you are being tested and God is going to fix two big things tonight in your favor.
If you believe in God, drop everything and pass it on. TOMORROW WILL BE THE BEST DAY OF YOUR LIFE...
WHOEVER SENT THIS TO YOU MUST CARE ABOUT YOU!
Thank you, Glenn and Joyce! We just passed it on to over 650 of our closest friends, because everyone could certainly use some choice blessings right now!
From Jimmy Smith ('62 / '63) of VA - 11/07/14 - "BUDWEISER Commercials":
I had forgotten how wonderful these Budweiser commercials are and how they just make you feel good. Enjoy!
Thank you, Jimmy! These are classics!
From Sarah Puckett Kressaty ('65) of VA - 11/06/14:
|AMEN! Thanks, Sarah Sugah!|
From Wayne Agee ('58) of FL - 11/07/14 - "Grandma's Invitation":
sounds just like something my mother would have said when she was with us.... lol
I'm not dead yet. Thanksgiving is still important to me. If being in my Last Will and Testament is important to you, then you might consider being with me for my favorite holiday. Dinner is at 2:00. Not 2:15. Not 2:05. Two. Arrive late and you get what's left over.
Last year, that moron Marshall fried a turkey in one of those contraptions and practically burned the deck off the house. This year, the only peanut oil used to make the meal will be from the secret scoop of peanut butter I add to the carrot soup.
Robert, your last new wife was an idiot. You don't arrive at someone's house on Thanksgiving needing to use the oven and the stove. Honest to God, I thought you might have learned after two wives - date them longer and save us all the agony of another divorce.
Now, the house rules are slightly different This year because I have decided that 47% of you don't know how to take care of nice things. Paper plates and red Solo cups might be bad for the environment, but I'll be gone soon and that will be your problem to deal with.
1. The University of Texas no longer plays Texas A&M. The television stays off during the meal.
2. The "no cans for kids" rule still exists. We are using 2 liter bottles because your children still open a third can before finishing the first two. Parents can fill a child's cup when it is empty. All of the cups have names on them and I'll be paying close attention to refills.
3. Chloe, last year we were at Trudy's house and I looked the other way when your Jell-O salad showed up. This year, if Jell-O salad comes in the front door it will go right back out the back door with the garbage. Save yourself some time, honey. You've never been a good cook and you shouldn't bring something that wiggles more than you. Buy something from the bakery.
4. Grandmothers give grandchildren cookies and candy. That is a fact of life. Your children can eat healthy at your home. At my home, they can eat whatever they like as long as they finish it.
5. I cook with bacon and bacon grease. That's nothing new. Your being a vegetarian doesn't change the fact that stuffing without bacon is like egg salad without eggs. Even the green bean casserole has a little bacon grease in it. That's why it tastes so good. Not eating bacon is just not natural. And as far as being healthy... look at me. I've outlived almost everyone I know.
6. Salad at Thanksgiving is a waste of space.
7. I do not like cell phones. Leave them in the car.
8. I do not like video cameras. There will be 32 people here. I am sure you can capture lots of memories without the camera pointed at me.
9. Being a mother means you have to actually pay attention to the Kids. I have nice things and I don't put them away just because company is coming over. Mary, watch your kids and I'll watch my things.
10. Rhonda, a cat that requires a shot twice a day is a cat that has lived too many lives. I think staying home to care for the cat is your way of letting me know that I have lived too many lives too. I can live with that. Can you?
11. Words mean things. I say what I mean. Let me repeat: You don't need to bring anything means you don't need to bring anything. And if I did tell you to bring something, bring it in the quantity I said. Really, this doesn't have to be difficult.
12. Domino's and cards are better than anything that requires a battery or an on/off switch. That was true when you were kids and it's true now that you have kids.
13. Showing up for Thanksgiving guarantees presents at Christmas. Not showing up guarantees a card that may or may not be signed.
The election is over so I'll watch what I say about politics, and you will do the same. If we all stick to that, we'll have a good time. If not, I'll still have a good time but it will be at your expense.
In memory of your grandfather, the back fridge will be filled with beer. Drink until it is gone. I prefer wine anyway. But one from each family needs to be the designated driver.
I really mean all of the above.
From My Husband, Paul Harty (Bardolph HS, IL - '61) of NC - 11/05/14 - "Did I read that sign right?":
Thank you, Dools!
What were they
From My Niece, Shari, of VA -
11/06/14 - "Got Diapers?, palm reading facts and more.":
BONUS CROCHET PATTERN (Sorry; not theme-related):
BONUS RECIPES (Sorry; not theme-related):
http://www.recipelion.com/Crock-Pot-Entrees/Lazy-Slow-Cooker-Lemon-Chicken/ml/1 - Lazy Slow Cooker Lemon Chicken -"This recipe for Lazy Slow Cooker Lemon Chicken takes almost all the work out of making a tasty lemon-flavored chicken dinner. Toss the ingredients together in your slow cooker and after just four hours, you'll have a flavorful meal ready to go! Made with a mixture of frozen lemonade, brown sugar and balsamic vinegar, this lemon chicken recipe has a tasty twist unlike any other citrus-y chicken dish."
http://www.recipelion.com/Bars/Unbeatable-Mississippi-Mud-Bars/ct/1 - Unbeatable Mississippi Mud Bars -"You've probably heard of Mississippi Mud cakes and Mississippi Mud pies, but what about a dessert bar recipe variation? Follow this easy recipe for Unbeatable Mississippi Mud Bars and learn how to make an easy-to-share version of this delicious dessert. Your friends and family will be begging you for the recipe once they try a piece."
http://honeyandbrie.blogspot.com/2013/04/garlic-green-beans-with-crispy.html - Bree's Garlic Green Beans - "Dress up any dinner spread with these easy Fancy Green Beans. Sautéed, crispy prosciutto gives these green beans a wonderful salty flavor and a delicious crunch. Garlic and olive oil really bring out the veggies' natural tastes while Parmesan cheese adds a subtle nuttiness to the whole dish. You can pair this with your favorite meatloaf or chicken dishes. Since these are so full of flavor, you will be able to convince your kids to eat their vegetables without much trouble."
From Wayne Agee
('58) of FL -
10/03/14 - "Have a nice day (#15 in a series of
From the Head Flagtwirler of 1965, Janice McCain Rose of Northern VA - 10/27/14 - "They had only one simple job to do and still fouled it up" (#11 in a series of 19):
From www.ajokeaday.com - 11/07/14:
DATES TO REMEMBER:
Do I Ever
Cross Your Mind?
Recorded by Ray Charles (23 Sept 1930 - 10 June 2004), 1984
Do I ever cross your mind
"Do I Ever Cross Your Mind?" lyrics courtesy
Question Mark Title clip art courtesy of http://mybestcardealer.wordpress.com/page/4/?archives-list=1 - 11/08/10
Animated Pastel Hearts Divider Line clip art courtesy of http://www.wtv-zone.com/nevr2l82/bars11.html - 08/17/05
Animated Yehaa Typhoon
clip art courtesy of Al Farber ('64) of GA - 08/18/05
Birthday Cake clip art courtesy of
Sarah Puckett Kressaty ('65) of VA - 08/31/05
Marine Corps Seal clip art courtesy of the late Herbert Hice of MI, one of myFamous Marines who served in the South Pacific during WWII.
Thanks again, Herbie!!
Army Seal clip art courtesy of Al Farber ('64) of GA - 05/24/06 (still
Animated USMC Flag clip art courtesy of http://www.angelfire.com/ny4/KevsGifsGalore/Patriotic.html - 06/18/03
Hillsboro High School's Topper (Band Version) clip art courtesy of
American School Logo courtesy of http://www.americanschoolofcorr.com/grads.asp - 09/05/06
John Marshall High School's Justice Scale clip art courtesy of
Cheryl White Wilson (JMHS - '64) of VA - 10/13/05 (replaced 02/23/09)
Animated Angel Title clip art courtesy of my niece, Shari,
of VA - 06/26/09
Laughing Kitty courtesy of Tom Flax ('64) of VA - 06/03/06
Navy Seal clip art courtesy of http://www.onemileup.com/miniSeals.asp - 05/29/06
Animated Rolling on the Floor Laughing Boy courtesy of http://www.animationfactory.com - 04/06/05
Animated Laughing Jerry courtesy
of Cookie Phillips Tyndall ('64) of VA - 06/14/06