NNHS Newsletter -
“If I have enjoyed the hospitality of the
Host of this universe,
- G. A.
Dear Friends and Schoolmates,
We first used today's Newsletter theme exactly five years ago today:
BONUS - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j6OA6YL-EIs - Now Thank We All Our God
THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:
Happy Birthday today to Sandra Ray ('61) of VA AND John Howard ('66) of VA AND Peggy Cooke Wolfley ('71) of VA AND the late
Happy Birthday tomorrow toSharon Hilsdon Bryant ('68) of VA!
Happy Birthday this week to:
25 - Donnie Satisky ('56) of OR AND Michael Sisk ('63) of CA;
26 - Betsy Goodson Covert (June '37) of MD AND Donna Price Devers ('66) of NC AND Diana Price Carter ('66) of WV;
27 - Gayle Fallin Harris ('57) AND Domi O'Brien ('64) of NH;
29 - Jimmy Key ('57) AND Randy Bearor ('64) of VA;
30 - Rip Collins ('65) of TN AND Sandi Bateman Chestnut ('65) of VA!
Many Happy Returns, One and All!
YESTERDAY IN WWII:
|November 22, 1940 - Following the initial
Greek troops counterattacked into
Italian-occupied Albania and capture
November 22, 1943 -
War in the Pacific – U.S. President
Franklin D. Roosevelt, British Prime Minister
Winston Churchill, and Chinese leader
Chiang Kai-Shek met in
to discuss ways to defeat
THIS DAY IN WWII:
November 23, 1940 - Romania became a signatory of the Tripartite Pact, officially joining the Axis Powers.
November 23, 1943 - The Deutsche Opernhaus on Bismarckstraße in the Berlin neighborhood of Charlottenburg was destroyed. It was eventually rebuilt in 1961 and called the Deutsche Oper Berlin.
November 23, 1943 -
U.S. forces seized control of
Makin from the Japanese during the Central Pacific offensive in the Gilbert
November 23, 1945 - The U.S. wartime rationing of most foods ended.
YESTERDAY IN 1965:
|Monday, November 22, 1965 - Actor Mads Mikkelsen was born in Copenhagen, Denmark.|
THIS DAY IN 1965:
|Tuesday, November 23, 1965 - Poet and historian Jennifer Michael Hecht was born in Glen Cove, New York on Long Island.|
From Norris Perry (Warwick HS - '59) of VA - 08/05/10 - "Vote for Grace (REPEATED)":
This is my daughter Laura's dog in a contest to be on the cover of a bag
of dog food.
Vote every day for Grace. Thanks.
Oh, Laura is your daughter, Norris! Well, that makes it all the more important!
Grace has been named the September 2010 People's Choice!
BUT - She's falling considerably behind a dog in California named Dollar!
The last time I checked Dollar was WAAAY ahead of Grace.. We cannot allow this to happen! Doncha wanna go shopping and spot Grace's image on a bag of dog food and know that YOU played a large part in placing her there?!?It only takes about two seconds to cast your allotted daily vote)!!!
From My Friend, Judy Bundy Bowermaster (Litchfield HS, IL - '59) of IL - 11/21/10 - "RE: Paul (Harty - Bardolph HS, IL - '61 - of IL)":
|I think I'm more SHOCKED
to hear that Paul willingly went to the hospital than I am to hear his
Tell him he is loved, wished a speedy recovery and Prayed for as are all of MY adopted family.
Updates are always good things to see. Thanks for thinking of me.
Yes, that's what scared us all! In fact, going to the hospital was HIS idea! That's when we realized that he was seriously near death. Moreover (and mind-bogglingly), he was a model patient! Blessedly, he is improving now.
Thanks so much, Judy-Judy!
From Frances Goodson Wang ('65) of MD - 11/21/10 - "Britain HAS talent!":
|What a voice.
Fun at age 80
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JAwOZvvGsRs - 80-year-old Janey Cutler of Scotland
WOWZERONI! That's impressive! Thanks, Frances!
From My Friend, Judy Bundy Bowermaster (Litchfield HS, IL - '59) of IL - 11/22/10 - " How twins are made":
|I thought this
was just plain cute! So this is how they do it.... One of life's great
How twins are made....
(Only twenty years ago, no one would have understood this joke!)
Smilin', aren't ya?!?
AWWW! You betcha! Thanks, Judy!
From Wayne Stokes ('65) of VA - 11/22/10 - "Awesome! Pop-Up Hallelujah Chorus at Macys in Philly":
|There is a link below; enjoy a
"spontaneous uprising" --
Sarah Sugah (Puckett Kressaty -
'65 - of VA), this is right up your alley :-)
This is awesome; you may have seen this, but if you haven’t it’s really worth watching. Macy’s department store in Philly is the scene and 600 singers from various groups were “ planted” in the store, but many were also shopping with the other customers. At a given signal, the “plants” started singing the Hallelujah Chorus from Handel’s “Messiah”. See what happens!
Awesome! Pop-Up Hallelujah Chorus at Macy's
The old John Wanamaker store in Philadelphia has a world renown organ - it is now a Macy's. See what happens to the crowd when the organ starts playing this beautiful tribute to God.
|OOOH! I love these - I've always wanted this to happen while I was there to see it! Thanks so much, Wayne Honey!|
From the Head Flagtwirler of 1965, Janice McCain Rose of Northern VA - 11/22/10 - "The Final Exam":
|The Final Exam
At Penn State University, there were four sophomores taking chemistry and all of them had an 'A' so far. These four friends were so confident that the weekend before finals, they decided to visit some friends and have a big party. They had a great time but, after all the hearty partying, they slept all day Sunday and didn't make it back to Penn State until early Monday morning.
Rather than taking the final as scheduled, they decided that after the final they would explain to their professor why they missed it. They said that they visited friends but on the way back they had a flat tire. As a result, they missed the final. The professor agreed they could make up the final the next day. The guys were excited and relieved. They studied that night for the exam.
The next day the Professor placed them in separate rooms and gave them a test booklet. They quickly answered the first problem worth 5 points. Cool, they thought! Each one in separate rooms, thought this was going to be easy...then they turned the page. On the second page was written...
For 95 points: Which tire? _________
WILD GIGGLES! If this isn't true, it should be! Thanks, Janice!
From My Friend, Judy Bundy Bowermaster (Litchfield HS, IL - '59) of IL - 11/22/10 - "Winter is coming, brrrrrrrrrrrrr cold":
Winter is coming, brrrrrrrrrrrrr cold
The Farmer's Almanac is predicting a very cold winter.
It must be true because the squirrels are gathering NUTS.
Three of my neighbors have already disappeared.
Are you O.K.?
Thanks again, Jude!
“You Know You've Overdone Thanksgiving If”
DATES TO REMEMBER:
Thursday, December 2, 2010 - The NNHS Class of 1955 holds Lunch Bunch
gatherings on the first Thursday of every month at Steve & John's Steak
House on Jefferson Avenue just above Denbigh Boulevard in Newport News
at 11:00 AM. The luncheon is not limited to just the Class of '55; if
you have fiends in that year, go visit with them.
2. Wednesday, December 8, 2010 - 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. Sunday, December 12, 2010 - Noon to 4:00 PM - Holiday Open House at the Chamberlin Lobby - Go see Brownie!
Wednesday, December 15, 2010 - 6:00 PM
- The NNHS Class of 1958 will hold its Holiday Party at Al Fresco
Ristorante, 11710 Jefferson Avenue, Newport News, VA 23606. CONTACT: Joe
Drewry (firstname.lastname@example.org, 757-244-4443,
6. Saturday, July 9, 2011 (6:30 PM to 11:30 PM) - The Class of 1971 will hold its 40-Year Reunion at Newport News Marriott at City Center, 740 Town Center Drive, Newport News. For details, contact Richard Rawls at Richard@Rawls.com - CLASS OF 1971
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Y'all take good care of each other! TYPHOONS FOREVER! We'll Always Have Buckroe!
Love to all, Carol
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==============================================Carol Buckley Harty
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Now Thank We All Our God Based on Ecclesiasticus 50:22-24 by Martin Rinkart (1586-1649) Translated by Catherine Winkworth (1827-1878) Music: Johann Crüger (1598-1662); Harmony by Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
Now thank we all our God, With heart and hands and voices, Who wondrous things has done, In whom this world rejoices; Who from our mothers' arms Has blessed us on our way With countless gifts of love, And still is ours today. O may this bounteous God Through all our life be near us, With ever joyful hearts And blessed peace to cheer us; And keep us still in grace, And guide us when perplexed; And free us from all ills, In this world and the next. All praise and thanks to God The Father now be given; The Son, and him who reigns With them in highest heaven; The one eternal God, Whom earth and heaven adore; For thus it was, is now, And shall be evermore.
"Now Thank We All Our God" midi courtesy of http://www.breadsite.org/classic.htm - 11/21/05
"Now Thank We All Our God" lyrics courtesy of http://www.night.net/thanksgiving/s-now-thank-we-all.html-ssi - 11/21/05
Flowers in Pumpkin Vase clip art courtesy of http://www.kaleidesigns.com/crochet/news/october04/news1.html - 10/31/04
Lacy Hearts Divider Line clip art courtesy of http://members.tripod.com/~emelinda/index-12.html - 10/04/04
Birthday Cake clip art courtesy of
Sarah Puckett Kressaty ('65) of
VA - 08/31/05
Thanks, Sarah Sugah!
Army Seal clip art courtesy of Al Farber ('64) of GA - 05/24/06 (still
Replaced by Norm Covert ('61) of MD - 02/09/09
Anchor clip art courtesy of
Steve Silsby (FHS - '72) of
NC - 12/14/05
Marine Corps Seal clip art
courtesy of the late
Herbert Hice of MI
- one of my
Famous Marines who served in the South
Pacific during WWII.
Thanks again, Herbie!!
Litchfield High School's Purple Panther Paw Print courtesy of http://www.litchfield.k12.il.us/ - 06/23/07
Navy Seal clip art courtesy of http://www.onemileup.com/miniSeals.asp - 05/29/06
Animated Laughing Smiley
McCain Rose ('65) of VA - 02/07/05
Animated Ringing Christmas Bell clip art (designed by Art Holden) courtesy of http://www.animationfactory.com - 12/08/05
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