NNHS Newsletter -
“There shall be eternal summer in the grateful heart.”
Dear Friends and Schoolmates,
It's time for another visit to this classic love song from 1946 - and wouldn't you know it?!? One of the best-known recordings was by Frank Sinatra!
I located five great versions for you. Pick your favorite; you already know mine!
BONUS #1 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q5rHGRzRfqk - The Things We Did Last Summer - Frank Sinatra, 1946
BONUS #2 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yRWfc-8wLm4&NR=1 - The Things We Did Last Summer - Dean Martin
BONUS #3 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BrtpWHt3RJI - The Things We Did Last Summer - Jo Stafford, 1946
BONUS #4 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d83hJpW0-3U - The Things We Did Last Summer - Edie Gorme
BONUS #5 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wyu2t_yvNGI - The Things We Did Last Summer - The Lettermen
|"The Things We Did Last Summer" is a popular song from 1946. The words were written by Sammy Cahn, with the composition by Jule Styne. Several recordings have been made, the most well known of which include versions by Frank Sinatra, Jo Stafford and Vaughn Monroe. Dean Martin recorded different versions in his 1959 and 1966 Christmas LPs.....|
THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:
Happy Birthday today to Barbara Womble Lawson (NNHS / Hampton HS) of VA AND Jean Pittman Priest ('64) of FL
Happy Birthday this week to:
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;
16 - the late George-Morewitz ('57) (deceased 06/09/08);
17 - Ronald Creech ('57) AND Wayne Gaskill ('63);
18 - Joe Drewry ('58) of VA AND Jane Coltrane Leonard ('64) of VA AND Ann Allen ('65) of NC!
Many Happy Returns, One and All!
November 12, 1940 - Soviet Foreign Minister Vyacheslav Molotov arrived in Berlin to discuss the possibility of the Soviet Union joining the Axis Powers.
November 12, 1942 - The
Naval Battle of Guadalcanal between
American forces began near
Guadalcanal. The battle lasted for three days and ended with an American
November 12, 1944 - The German battleship "Tirpitz"
was sunk off the coast of Norway.
Thursday, November 12, 1964 - Singer-songwriter and guitarist (brute. and The Undertow Orchestra) Vic Chesnutt was born James Victor Chesnutt in Jacksonville, Florida. When he was 18, a car accident left him a quadriplegic from his neck down. On December 25, 2009, at the age of 45, Chesnutt died from an overdose of muscle relaxants that had left him in a coma in an Athens hospital. Chesnutt had "attempted suicide three or four times [before]. It didn't take."
From the Cutest Boy in the Class of 1965, HP Lucas of VA - 11/11/14 - " The President of the Class of 1965, Joe Wingo of NC":
Reunion committee met tonight and decided Joe Wingo should draft a letter as class president soliciting interest for our 50-year reunion. Do you have his email or could you have him email me to discuss some details?
Certainly, HP! Glad to connect y'all - especially in such a noble cause!
From My #2 Son, Brent Harty (Hillsboro HS, IL - '90) of LA - 11/11/14 - "Veterans Day Program for Fifth Grade Classes at South Beauregard Elementary School, Longville, LA":
|Ha... Guess I made our BDE FB from
the Veterans Day program at a local school that I spoke at yesterday:
Brent Harty, HHC 1st Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, Fort Polk, LA, was
the guest speaker at the South Beauregard Elementary Veterans Day
Ceremony in Longville, LA. Colors were presented by the South Beauregard
High School JROTC and music for the ceremony was provided by the high
school band and elementary school choir."
HOW EXCITING! Thank you, Brent!
From Terry Seay ('67) of TN - 11/10/14 - "November 15th - House Concert Wynn & Aaron with Danika Portz":
artist, Danika Portz, released her debut recording project, Set This
World On Fire, in July to glowing reviews and was featured in
Billboard in September. Originally from Iowa, Danika’s performance
resume includes multiple shows at Nashville’s world famous Bluebird
Café, Nashville’s CMA Festival, The Open Space Music Festival in
Wilmington, Delaware, The Key West Songwriters Festival in Florida,
Tin Pan South Songwriters Festival in Nashville, in addition to
state and county fairs and corporate events.
In 2013, Danika signed a publishing and artist deal with Grin Like A Dog Songs in partnership with Green Hills Music. Green Hills Music is headed by former Sony VP Woody Bomar who during his tenure at Sony signed Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert, Dierks Bentley, Eric Church, Rascal Flatts and many more.
RSVP to me at Terry.Seay@itsallaboutZmusic.com
WOWZERONI! Thanks, Terry! Y'all have fun!
From Judy Phillips Allen ('66) of VA - 11/11/14 - "Y'all Come Back Now, y'heah?":
|Good laughs for (Wednesday).
Things heard 'round here...
Thank you, Dearest Judy! My mama, the late Maxine Frix Buckley (John Marshall HS - '25) (19 May 1908 - 15 Feb 1999) would have washed my mouth out with coral-colored Lifebuoy soap if I had said about half those things - so I just didn't! And I still don't!
|18 Words That Have A Totally Different Meaning In North Carolina|
From My Friend, Tina, of SC - 11/11/14:
|AMEN! Thanks, Tina!|
From Joyce Lawrence Cahoon ('65) of VA - 11/11/14 - "Mexican Wedding Cookies":
|OOH! Thank you, Joyce! These cookies are also fabulous made with almond extract in place of the vanilla!|
BONUS CROCHET PATTERNS (Sorry; not theme-related):
http://www.free-crochet.com/detail.html?code=FC01195&cat_id=302 - Rena Stevens' Neapolitan Throw
http://www.free-crochet.com/detail.html?code=FC00473&cat_id=1 - Katherine Eng's Christmas Granny Afghan
http://www.free-crochet.com/detail.html?code=FC01013&cat_id=302 - Lisa James' Oreo Cookie Afghan
http://www.free-crochet.com/detail.html?code=FC00484&cat_id=1 - Katherine Eng's Crimson Tree Skirt
|BONUS RECIPES (Sorry; not theme-related):|
http://www.mrfood.com/Potatoes-Rice/Autumn-Sweet-Potatoes/ml/1 -Autumn Sweet Potatoes - "Layers of sweet potatoes, pineapple, and carrots come together in a casserole that you and your family just won't be able to resist! Try this delicacy tonight."
http://www.mrfood.com/Potatoes-Rice/Bag-n-Bake-965/ml/1 -"Bag 'n' Bake" - "Bag 'n' Bake is a potato recipe that'll have the kids begging to help you. This easy side dish recipe is fun and yummy, too!"
They had one job to do...
OH, NOOO! Thanks, Janice!
From Joan Lauterbach Krause ('60) of VA - 11/01/14 - "All you animal lovers (#10 in a series of 26)":
From Judy Phillips Allen ('66) of VA - 11/01/14 - "Funny Stuff (#8 in a series of 20)":
From www.ajokeaday.com - 11/11/14:
DATES TO REMEMBER:
2. Thursday, December 4, 2014 - The NNHS Class of 1962
Dinner Get Together - 6:30 PM at Angelo's on J. Clyde Morris
Boulevard. CONTACT: Fran Heath Scott at 757-813-0446 or
- updated 10/17/14
Love to all, Carol
2. Thursday, December 4, 2014 - The NNHS Class of 1962 Dinner Get Together - 6:30 PM at Angelo's on J. Clyde Morris Boulevard. CONTACT: Fran Heath Scott at 757-813-0446 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
http://www.nnhs65.com/requests-prayers.html - updated 10/17/14
http://nnhs.wordpress.com/ - updated 03/13/11
Love to all, Carol
Words bySammy Cahn (18 June 1913 – 15 Jan 15, 1993)
(31 Dec 1905 – 20 Sept 1994),
The boat rides we
would take, the moonlight on the lake
"The Things We Did Last Summer" midi (sequenced by Gene Confrey) courtesy of
http://www.midistudio.com/Guests/G-Confrey/index.html - 11/12/09
Animated Rolling on the Floor Laughing Smiley clip art courtesy of Jerry ('65)
and Judy Phillips ('66) Allen of VA - 08/13/10