11/24/08 - NNHS Newsletter
“When I'm dead twenty-five years, people
are going to begin to recognize me.”
Dear Friends and Schoolmates,
Ahhh - another celebrity birthday - or is it?!? Oh, well, we need to observe it SOME time, n'est pas??
BONUS - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7cFkae0j_Ns - Scott Joplin's The Entertainer - chocotiger
"Scott Joplin, the second of six children, was born in eastern Texas, near Linden, to Florence Givins and Giles or Jiles Joplin. November 24, 1868 has been assumed as the correct birth date of Scott Joplin, but modern research by ragtime historian Ed Berlin has revealed this is almost certainly inaccurate. The 1870 census lists Scott, age 2, as the son of Jiles and Florence Joplin. The exact location of his birth is uncertain.":
Well, THIS is a fine time to tell me!!!
THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:
Happy Birthday today to Sharon Hilsdon Bryant ('68) of VA!
Happy Birthday tomorrow to Donnie Satisky ('56) of OR AND Michael Sisk ('63) of CA!
Happy Birthday this week to:
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);
30 - Rip Collins ('65) of TN AND Sandi Bateman Chestnut ('65) of VA!
Many Happy Returns to You All!
From F.A. Saunders ('Hampton HS - '64) of VA - 11/22/08 - "Last Remaining Landmark of the Buckroe Beach Amusement Park":
Thank you so much for this poignant image, F.A.!
It's still quite beautiful - in a mournful kind of way!
I've posted it on that page, rather near the bottom in the "NOW" section:
From Joyce Lawrence Cahoon ('65) of VA - 11/23/08 - "Il Divo cantando - Amazing Grace...":
YOU HAVE GOT TO HEAR THIS. IT IS SO BEAUTIFUL, AND SO POWERFUL, I CAN ONLY HOPE THESE GUYS KNOW OF THIS AMAZING GRACE THAT THEY SING ABOUT. IT TOOK A WHILE TO LOAD FOR ME, BUT IT MAY NOT FOR YOU. TURN THE VOLUME UP AND ENJOY.
"For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God:
Not of works, lest any man should boast."
- Ephesians 2: 8, 9
Il Divo cantando - "Amazing Grace"
Click on link below:
Il Divo put a fresh face on popular songs,
utilizing their exceptional voices, good looks, and cultural diversity to
bring their romantic blend of classical and pop music to audiences around the
world. Formed after a two-year search, the quartet is comprised of American
tenor David Miller, popular French singer Sébastien Izambard, Swiss tenor Urs
Buhler, and Spanish baritone Carlos Marin. Their eponymous debut album was
released in April of 2005 and featured a diverse play list that included a
cover of the Toni Braxton hit "Unbreak My Heart" and the Frank Sinatra
standard "My Way," as well as "Nella Fantasia," a newly arranged -- with
vocals -- version of "Gabriel's Oboe" from Ennio Morricone's score for The
Mission. It became a massive worldwide hit, and the quartet returned in 2005
with Ancora, a ten-track collection of new music featuring the hit "I Believe
in You" with Celine Dion. The similarly themed Siempre was released the
~ James Christopher Monger, All Music Guide
Content provided by All Music Guide Copyright © 2008 All Media Guide, LLC
WOWZERONI-RINI!!! This is - well, just amazing! Even with that "3 minute" warning, I wasn't quite prepared! Thank you so much, Joyce!
From Jay Styles ('68) of VA - 11/23/08 - "Happy Thanksgiving!":
I'm off and we're going to Annapolis; everybody
YOWZERONI!!! Thanks, Jay Sweetie! I myself won't be going anywhere for another three weeks, but we'll be careful then!
From Christine Wilson Starkman ('68) of CA - 11/23/08 - "I Am Thankful (and Hopeful!)":
I AM THANKFUL:
FOR THE WIFE
FOR THE TAXES I
Amen! Thanks so much, Chris!
From Joey Fink ('70) of ?? - 11/23/08:
Hope you are feeling better. Thank you so much for all the hard work you put into the newsletter. Also, thank you for including so many Jewish topics. Again, hoping you have a speedy recovery.
Sent via BlackBerry from T-Mobile
Thank you very much, Joey! I'm not quite well, but I am feeling much better now!
I'm so glad you're enjoying the varied content. I try to celebrate everything here for two reasons - to rejoice with those who are observing, and to educate those who are not. That way we all grow closer together! I'm always a bit fearful that I'll miss something or forget it altogether, but I do give it my best shot!
From My Friend, Tina, of NC - 11/22/08 - "Happy Thanksgiving":
From My Niece, Shari, of VA - From My Niece, Shari, of VA - 11/17/08 - "TWELVE WONDERFUL COMMANDMENTS" (#2 in a Series of 12):
TWELVE WONDERFUL COMMANDMENTS - what sweet pictures
Thank you so much, Shari! These seem to take most of us an entire lifetime to learn.....
And don't forget to always be THANKFUL!
And Thank God for today!
HOLIDAY REUNION NEWS:
The NNHS Class of 1958 Gathering and Dinner will be held Wednesday, December 17, 2008 at 6:00 PM at Al Fresco Ristorante, 11710 Jefferson Avenue, Newport News, VA 23606. CONTACT: Joe Drewry (email@example.com, 757-244-4443, ext 4)
DATES TO REMEMBER:
1. Thursday, December 4, 2008, 11:00 AM - Class of 1955 Lunch Bunch - Steve & John's Steak House on Jefferson Avenue just above Denbigh Boulevard in Newport News, VA - OPEN TO ALL WITH FRIENDS IN CLASS OF 1955
2. April 23, 24, & 25, 2009 - Class of 1954 will hold their 55th-Year Reunion. For details contact Dr. Harry Simpson at 804-694-0346 or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org - CLASS OF 1954
http://www.nnhs65.00freehost.com/requests-prayers.html - updated 11/23/08
http://nnhs.wordpress.com/ - updated 11/24/08
Y'all take care of each other! TYPHOONS FOREVER! We'll Always Have Buckroe!
Love to all, Carol
NNHS CLASS OF '65 WEB SITE:
PERSONAL WEB SITE: http://www.angelfire.com/weird2/cluckmeat
219 Four Ply Lane
Fayetteville, NC 29311-9305
To donate, click on the gold seal on the left,
or just mail it to my home. Thanks!
- Scott Joplin, 1902
"The Entertainer" midi courtesy of http://www.geocities.com/BourbonStreet/2783/sjmidi.htm - 11/24/08
First Image of Scott Joplin courtesy of http://www.rhythmontherock.com/video_the_entertainer.html - 11/24/08
Second Image of Scott Joplin courtesy of http://ctmh.its.txstate.edu/artist.php?cmd=detail&aid=29 - 11/24/08
Animated Musical clip art used to form Divider Lines courtesy of http://www.cliphoto.com/index0.htm - 01/23/05
Birthday Cake 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
Marine Corps Seal clip art
courtesy of the late
Herbert Hice of MI
- one of my
who served in the South Pacific
Thanks again, Herbie!
Hampton High School's Crab clip art courtesy of http://www.geocities.com/agent99bm/ - 10/02/05
Laughter clip art courtesy of
McCain Rose ('65) of VA - 01/24/06
Animated Ringing Christmas Bell clip art (designed by Art Holden) courtesy of http://www.animationfactory.com - 12/08/05
Animated "NEW" clip art courtesy of http://gifsnow.com/ - 03/07/06
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