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“Absence of gratitude is the mark of the narrow, uneducated mind. It bespeaks a lack of knowledge and the ignorance of self-sufficiency. It expresses itself in ugly egotism and frequently in wanton mischief... Where there is appreciation, there is courtesy, there is concern for the rights and property of others.
Without it there is arrogance and evil."

-  Gordon B. Hinckley,
October, 1964
11/27/13 - NNHS Newsletter -

“Living in thanksgiving daily is a habit that will enrich our lives and the lives of those we love...Those who live in thanksgiving daily have a way of opening their eyes and seeing the wonders and beauties of this world as though seeing them for the first time."

- Joseph B. Wirthlin,
The Ensign, September, 2001

Dear Friends and Schoolmates,  

   This is our traditional Day Before Thanksgiving Newsletter.

BONUS - Come Ye Thankful People, Come - Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra


From http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Come,_Ye_Thankful_People,_Come:

"Come, Ye Thankful People, Come" is a harvest hymn written in 1844 by Henry Alford.[1] It is often sung to the tune St. George's, Windsor by George Job Elvey.


THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:

   Happy Birthday today to Gayle Fallin Harris ('57) AND   Domi O'Brien ('64) of NH!!

   Happy Birthday this week to:

29 -     The late Jimmy Key ('57) (deceased 03/21/12)  AND    Randy Bearor ('64) of VA;

30 -       Rip Collins ('65) of TN AND      Sandi Bateman Chestnut ('65) of VA;

01 -    My Daughter of Other Parents, Megan Fulmer Mansfield (Marshall HS, TX - 2002) of TX;

02 -   Ann Lillaston Wilson ('57) AND Jimmy McDonald ('57) AND    George Konstant ('65) of VA;

03 -  The late  Barbara Nell Howard Floyd ('67) (deceased 10/01/88);

04 - William D. Dangler ('57) of VA AND    Howard Williamson (Hampton HS - '63) of VA!

   Many Happy Returns to You All!

http://www.nnhs65.com/Happy-Birthday.html 


THIS DAY IN WWII:
 
November 27, 1940 - In Romania, the ruling party Iron Guard arrested and executed over 60 of exiled King Carol II of Romania's aides, including former minister Nicolae Iorga.

November 27, 1940 - At the Battle of Cape Spartivento, the Royal Navy engaged the Regia Marina in the Mediterranean Sea.

November 27, 1942 - At Toulon, the French navy scuttled its ships and submarines to keep them out of Nazi hands.

November 27, 1944 - An explosion at a Royal Air Force ammunition dump at Fauld, Staffordshire killed seventy people.

November 27, 1944 - The Battle of Peleliu ended. The battle had begun on September 15. The Battle of Peleliu, when considering the number of men involved, had the highest casualty rate of any battle in the Pacific.

November 27, 1944 - United States Secretary of State Cordell Hull retired from office due to poor health. He was replaced by Edward R. Stettinius. The next year Hull won the Nobel Peace Prize.


THIS DAY IN 1963:

Wednesday, November 27, 1963 -
The Convention on the Unification of Certain Points of Substantive Law on Patents for Invention was signed at Strasbourg.

Wednesday, November 27, 1963 - Princess Désirée of Hohenzollern was born Désirée Margarethe Victoria Louise Sibylla Katharina Maria Prinzessin von Hohenzollern in Munich, Bavaria, Germany, the second child of Princess Birgitta of Sweden and Prince Johann Georg of Hohenzollern.

Wednesday, November 27, 1963 - Actor Fisher Stevens was born Steven Fisher in Chicago, Illinois.


    From Jimmy Smith ('62 / '63) of VA - 11/26/13 - "Happy Thanksgiving Everyone":

A game warden was driving down the road when he came upon a young boy carrying a wild turkey under his arm.
 
  He stopped and asked the boy, 'Where did you get that turkey?'

The boy replied, 'What turkey?'

The game warden said, 'That turkey you're carrying under your arm.'

The boy looks down and said, 'Well, lookee here, a turkey done roosted under my arm!'

The game warden said, 'Now look, you know turkey season is closed, so whatever you do to that turkey, I'm going to do to you.

If you break his leg, I'm gonna break your leg If you break his wing, I'll break your arm. Whatever you do to him, I'll do to you. So, what are you gonna do with him?'

The little boy said, 'I guess I'll just kiss his a@@ and let him go!'
 
 


May your stuffing be tasty
May your turkey plump,
May your potatoes and gravy
Have never a lump.
May your yams be delicious
And your pies take the prize,
And may your Thanksgiving dinner
Stay off your thighs!


Happy Thanksgiving Everyone


      Thanks, Jimmy! Happy Thanksgiving to you, too!


       From My Daughter, Adrienne Harty (Hillsboro HS, IL / American School, IL) of NC - 11/26/13 - "Alice":

   

 
  ThinkGeek.com posted this on FB:

Today in Geek History: Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland was published in 1865

& the world proceeded to follow her down the rabbit hole.

   It's your beloved book! How time does fly! Thanks for sharing this, Adrienne!

 

 
 


  From Judy Phillips Allen ('66) of VA - 11/26/13 - " 4 candles - Beautiful!":

Something to  think about and remember.

4 candles - Beautiful!

I hope you enjoy this as much as I did.

http://www.openmyeyeslord.net/thefourcandles.htm

   Thank you, Dearest Judy!


BONUS CHRISTMAS CROCHET AND CROSS STITCH PATTERNS:

http://suzies-yarnie-stuff.blogspot.com/2009/12/suzies-little-angel.html - Suzetta Williams' Little Angel

http://suzies-yarnie-stuff.blogspot.com/2008/12/my-paperclip-ice-skate-ornament-c.html -
Suzetta Williams' Paperclip Ice Skate Ornament

http://www.freepatternsonline.com/xscharts/christmas.htm
 
http://www.freepatternsonline.com/xscharts/page/xmas7.htm -
3 Gift Tags

http://www.freepatternsonline.com/xscharts/page/xmas8.htm -
Stocking

http://www.freepatternsonline.com/xscharts/page/xmas13.htm -
Noel Ornament


BONUS RECIPES (Sorry; not theme-related):

http://www.mrfood.com/Beef/Italian-Sunday-Dinner-6249/ml/1 - Italian Sunday Dinner - "You don't have to be Italian to enjoy this traditional Italian Sunday Dinner. It's a hearty spaghetti and meat sauce dinner that'll have the whole gang saying "OOH IT'S SO GOOD!!"

http://www.mrfood.com/Beef/Meat-Loaf-and-Potato-Casserole-2857/ml/1 - Meat Loaf and Potato Casserole - "Here's a great meat-and-potatoes combination that's sure to be a hit with your gang! There's no need to make a separate mashed potato side dish... you can have an all-in-one dinner with this reader-favorite casserole."

http://www.mrfood.com/Beef/Chuck-Wagon-Buns-3865/ml/1 - Chuck Wagon Buns - "Food tastes special when we're camping out under the stars. But even if we're indoors, we can still capture some of that wonderful open air-flavor with these tasty beefy Chuck Wagon Buns."


FINALLY:
From http://www.ajokeaday.com - 11/26/13:
 
John went to a psychiatrist. “Doc, he said, “I’ve got trouble. Every time I get into bed I think there is somebody under it. I get under the bed; I think there’s somebody on top of it. Top, under, under, top. I’m going crazy!”

“Just put yourself in my hands for two years,” said the shrink. “Come to me three times a week and I’ll cure you.”

“How much do you charge?”

“A hundred dollars per visit.”

“I’ll think about it.”

John never went back. Some time later he met the doctor on the street.

“Why didn’t you ever come to see me again?" asked the psychiatrist.

“For a hundred buck a visit? A bartender cured me for 10 dollars.”

“Is that so! How?”

“He told me to cut the legs off the bed.”


DATES TO REMEMBER:

1. Thursday, January 2, 2014 - 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 friends in that year, go visit with them.

2. Wednesday, February 12, 2013 - 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.  


PRAYER ROLL:

http://www.nnhs65.com/requests-prayers.html - updated 11/19/13

BLOG:

http://nnhs.wordpress.com/ - updated 03/13/11



  
Y'all take care of each other!  TYPHOONS FOREVER!  We'll Always Have Buckroe!

                                 Love to all, Carol

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Carol Buckley Harty
7020 Lure Court
Fayetteville, NC 28311-9309
915-780-3048
 


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Lyrics by Henry Alford (07 Oct 1810 - 12 Jan 1871);
Music by Sir George Job Elvey (29 Mar 1816 - 1893), organist at St. George's Chapel,
Windsor Castle for nearly fifty years, about 1844

Come, ye thankful people, come,
Raise the song of harvest home;
All is safely gathered in,
Ere the winter storms begin.
God our Maker doth provide
For our wants to be supplied;
Come to God's own temple, come,
Raise the song of harvest home.

All the world is God's own field,
Fruit as praise to God we yield;
Wheat and tares together sown
Unto joy or sorrow grown;
First the blade and then the ear,
Then the full corn shall appear;
Lord of harvest, grant that we
Wholesome grain and pure may be.

For the Lord our God shall come,
And shall take the harvest home;
From the field shall in that day
All offenses purge away,
Giving angels charge at last
In the fire the tares to cast,
But the fruitful ears to store
In the garner evermore.

Even so, Lord, quickly come,
Bring thy final harvest home;
Gather thou thy people in,
Free from sorrow, free from sin,
There, forever purified,
In thy presence to abide;
Come, with all thine angels, come,
Raise the glorious harvest home.


"Come, Ye Thankful People, Come" midi courtesy of http://www.theholidayspot.com/thanksgiving/music/ - 11/21/04

"Come, Ye Thankful People, Come" lyrics courtesy of http://home.att.net/~scorh/Thanksgiving2.html - 11/23/04

"Come Ye Thankful People Come" Title and Divider Line clip art courtesy of http://www.rosebriar.uk.com/greetings/holiday/thanksgiving2.html - 11/20/07

Animated Tiny Birthday Cake clip art courtesy of Sarah Puckett Kressaty ('65) of VA - 08/31/05
Thanks, Sarah Sugah!

John Marshall High School's (TX) Rams logo courtesy of http://www.nisd.net/marshall/ - 04/26/13

Hampton High School's Crab clip art courtesy of http://www.geocities.com/agent99bm/ - 10/02/05
Replaced courtesy of
http://www.hamptonhigh1964.com - 02/17/09

Army Seal clip art courtesy of Al Farber ('64) of GA - 05/24/06 (still missing...)
Thanks, Al!
Replaced by Norm Covert ('61) of MD - 02/09/09
Thanks, Norm!

Animated Laughing Kitty courtesy of Al Farber ('64) of GA - 10/08/07
Thanks, Al!

Hillsboro High School's Topper (Band Version) clip art courtesy of http://www.hillsboroschools.net/schools/hhs/activities/music2/Band/bio.html - 06/07/08
Thanks, Mark!

American School Logo courtesy of http://www.americanschoolofcorr.com/grads.asp - 09/05/06

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