12/04/13 - NNHS Newsletter - Hanukkah Continues!
As you celebrate
the Festival of Lights
may your home be bright
with happiness and love.
Best Wishes at Hanukkah!
Dear Friends and Schoolmates,
We're joining Hanukkah midstream, so to speak, but I trust you're still enjoying your holiday! Life's too short - we should always enjoy what we're doing at any given moment.
BONUS #1 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SGR7oChbbEY - Mi Yemalel? - Oren and Chaya
BONUS #2 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jYTr-1MZc68&NR=1&feature=fvwp - Mi Ymaleil? - Craig Taubman - Watch the candles!
BONUS #3 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KHSrRy_Tceo&feature=related - Mi Y'Malel? - HIR Community Choir
THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:
Happy Birthday today to William D. Dangler ('57) of VA AND Howard Williamson (Hampton HS - '63) of VA!
Happy Birthday tomorrow to Eugene Peters ('57) AND the late Gene Peters ('57) (deceased - 07/24/09) AND Melody Clendenin DeBerry (Warwick HS - '66) of VA!
Happy Birthday this week to:
06 - Frances Scheinman Berkman ('57);
07 - Jay Styles ('68) of VA AND Janice Pratt McGrew (Hampton HS - '67) of VA AND Tim Parsons ('73) of VA;
09 - Shirley Smith Langston ('57);
10 - John Murden ('60) of VA AND Glen Davenport ('63) of VA;
11 - Helen Bost Rainelle ('72) of FL!
Many Happy Returns, One and All!
THIS DAY IN WWII:
December 04, 1939 -
HMS Nelson was struck by a
mine (laid by
U-31) off the
coast and was laid up for repairs until August 1940.
December 04, 1942 - U.S. bombers attacked the Italian mainland for the first time during World War II.
THIS DAY IN 1963:
|Wednesday, December 04, 1963 - Pole vaulter Sergey Bubka was born Serhiy Nazarovych Bubka (Сергі́й Наза́рович Бу́бка) in Voroshilovgrad, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union.|
From Hunter Todd ('57) of TX - 12/03/13 - "Merry Christmas from the 47th WorldFest-Houston Film Festival!":
Merry Christmas from our family to yours!
Our warmest Christmas & Holiday wishes from Texas,
All of us at the 47th WorldFest-Houston International Film & Video Festival
WorldFest is very proudly sponsored by: AMC Theaters, the Houston Arts Alliance (HAA), Boxer Property, Regent University Film School, Tippit and Moo, Google, Eastman Kodak, The City of Houston, The Brown Foundation, The Huffington Foundation, The Houston Film Commission, Emerald Limousine, The HQ Hotel Marriott Westchase, Richmond Printing, Space Center Houston, Texas Longhorns, NASA, The Houston Yacht Club, Service, Inc., InkTip, The Houston Film Society, OnlyInHouston, Fest21.com, the USAFilmFestival, Dallas; the Seoul Drama Awards, Korea; the Concorto Short Film Festival, Italy and The HBU Bradshaw Fitness Center .
9898 Bissonnet Street - Suite 650 - Houston, Texas 77036
|Thank you so much, Hunter! Merry Christmas to you, too!|
From My Husband, Paul Harty (Bardolph HS, IL - '61) of NC - 12/03/13 - "Tootsie Roll Story - Interesting USMC factoid":
|I love these "untold"
stories that are being shared. Just shows that even in the worst of
times there are things to be thankful for!!
WOWZERS! Thanks so much, Haul Party!
From My Niece, Shari, of VA - 11/07/13 - "A Bunch of Ponder Worthies (in pic. form)" (#4 in a series of 14)":
BONUS HANUKKAH CROCHET PATTERNS:
BONUS CHRISTMAS CROCHET PATTERNS:
Tammy C. Hildebrand's Mr. and Mrs. Frosty
http://www.redheart.com/free-patterns/holly-table-runner - Holly Table Runner
http://www.redheart.com/free-patterns/crochet-holly-stocking-0 - Marilyn Coleman's Holly Stocking
http://www.redheart.com/free-patterns/country-christmas - Country Christmas Placemat and Coaster
http://www.redheart.com/free-patterns/pinwheels-table-tree - Mary Jane Protus' Pinwheels for Table & Tree
BONUS HANUKKAH RECIPES:
MORE BONUS RECIPES:http://allrecipes.com//Recipe/chewy-coconut-macaroons/Detail.aspx - Chewy Coconut Macaroons - "So easy to make, and so versatile - you'll want to try all the variations included with this recipe!"
http://allrecipes.com/recipe/chewy-coconut-cookies/ - Chewy Coconut Cookies - "Lots of coconut and sugar make these cookies chewy and delicious."
http://allrecipes.com/recipe/coconut-macaroons-iii/ - Coconut Macaroons III - "This recipe has won many 1st place ribbons at my state fair. They are very simple to make."
|From http://www.ajokeaday.com - 11/23/13:|
Q: Why can't idiots make Kool-Aid?
A: They can't get a quart of water to stay in the envelope
DATES TO REMEMBER:
December 5, 2013 - 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, December 11, 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.
3.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.
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7020 Lure Court
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Sh'ma Bayamim hahem baz'man hazeh,
Mi yemalel g'vurot Yisrael?
Who Can Retell?
Who can tell
the things that befall us?
"Hear O'Israel! The Lord is our G-d, the Lord is One!" (Devarim 6:4)
“Mi Yemalel” midi courtesy of http://www.jr.co.il/music/midi/jewish.htm - 12/28/05
lyrics (and available sheet music) transcribed from
http://www.ort.org/ort/hanukkah/song2.html - 12/29/05
(My deepest apologies if I mutilated the transcription.)
"Shema Yisrael" ("Hear O'Israel") Image (©2006 Adam Rhine) courtesy of http://www.hebrewart.com/images.htm - 12/29/05
Gold Star of David clip art used to form Divider Lines courtesy of ??? - 12/26/05
Animated Tiny Birthday Cake clip art courtesy of
Sarah Puckett Kressaty ('65) of
VA - 08/31/05
Thanks, Sarah Sugah!
Hampton High School's Crab clip art courtesy of
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
Replaced by Norm Covert ('61) of MD - 02/09/09
Coast Guard Seal clip art courtesy of http://www.tioh.hqda.pentagon.mil/SealsEmblems/USCG.htm - 10/03/07
Navy Seal clip art courtesy of http://www.onemileup.com/miniSeals.asp - 05/29/06
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