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12/28/15 - NNHS Newsletter - Parade of the Wooden Soldiers

“All furnish'd, all in arms;
All plumed like estridges that with the wind
Baited like eagles having lately bathed;
Glittering in golden coats, like images;
As full of spirit as the month of May,
And gorgeous as the sun at midsummer;
Wanton as youthful goats, wild as young bulls.”

- William Shakespeare, Henry IV, Part 1 (4.1.101-7)

Dear Friends and Schoolmates, 

   This holiday song always takes me back to my early childhood.

BONUS #1 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ze7dVSb0Jdk - Parade of the Wooden Soldiers - Paul Whiteman and His Orchestra, 1933

BONUS #2 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rF7iScHRKLc - Parade of the Wooden Soldiers, 1933

BONUS #3 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IKogWfHOcls - Parade of the Wooden Soldiers - Crystals, 1963

BONUS #4 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WksXmExYJog - Parade of the Wooden Soldiers - Disney Version


From http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parade_of_the_Wooden_Soldiers:

Parade of the Wooden Soldiers is a 1933 Fleischer Studios animated short film starring Betty Boop. It is now public domain.

The instrumental title theme (also known as "Parade of the Tin Soldiers") was composed by Leon Jessel, and is popular as Christmas music.

Synopsis

A large factory complex struggles to produce a single package, which is rushed to a toy store. The box opens, and out steps a Betty Boop doll. The other toys come to life, parade around to the music of Parade of the Wooden Soldiers and crown her their queen. But a large stuffed toy of King Kong begins breaking things up. Eventually, the big ape is defeated, and the (somewhat damaged) toys resume their parade.


THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:

    Happy Birthday today to Bob Stalnaker ('63)!

    Happy Birthday tomorrow to     Jack Nelson ('54) of Northern VA AND Roy Tate ('57) AND Ginny Goolsby James ('63) AND   The late Kenny Lipscomb ('63) (deceased 04/20/15) AND Michael Artman ('66) of VA! 

   Happy Birthday this week to:

30 -  William Gwynn ('57) AND   Ron Miller ('59) of NC AND   Lucy Southall Propst ('63) of VA AND (if Plaxo is to be believed)   Carole Althaus Tanenhaus ('65) of MD AND The late Joyce Tedder Rossman ('68) (deceased 05/11/15) AND    Sarah Stewart Vance ('69) of VA;

31 - Pat Floyd Pride ('62) of VA AND     Susie Overton Jones ('63) of VA AND   David Rosenwasser ('64) of MO

01 - Gloria Hand Burns ('57) AND   Bill Fitzgerald ('58) of VA;

03 - Carl Rossman of PA;

04 - Norma Howell Morgan ('57) AND    Bill Bost ('61) of NC AND Randy Tosh ('63) of VA AND           My #6 Son, Dale Harty, (Hillsboro HS, IL / American School, IL - '02) of CA!

   Many Happy Returns to You All!

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


950 YEARS AGO TODAY:

December 28, 1065 - Westminster Abbey was consecrated.


THIS DAY IN WWII:

December 28, 1941 - U.S. Rear Admiral Ben Moreell requested authority from the Bureau of Navigation to create a contingent of construction units. The units, later known as the "Seabees," would be able to build everything from airfields to roads under battlefield conditions.

December 28, 1941 - Operation Anthropoid, the plot to assassinate high-ranking Nazi officer Reinhard Heydrich, commenced. 

December 28, 1943 - After eight days of brutal house-to-house fighting, the battle of Ortona concluded with the victory of the1st Canadian Infantry Division over the German 1st Parachute Division and the capture of the Italian town of Ortona.


THIS DAY IN 1952:

http://nnhs65.com/12-28-52-GREAT-FIRE.html


THIS DAY IN 1965:

Tuesday, December 28, 1965 - Skier Allar Levandi was born in Tallinn, Estonia.


From My Friend, Daniel, of UT - 12/27/14:
 

“Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday must be spent to the glory of God, as much as Sunday, or we shall come short of the object of our pursuit.”

- Brigham Young
(01 June 1801 - 29 Aug 1877)

    Thanks so much, Daniel!


From Paul's Niece, Celesta, of MO - 12/27/15:

   

There's a word for it. I've felt it almost all my life, right up there with having a sense of no belonging. 

     Thank you, Celesta! I've felt that same way my entire life!  I've just always assumed I was an alien.

 

 
 


“There are only three things women need in life: food, water, and compliments.”

- Chris Rock
(b. 07 Feb 1965)


 


BONUS HAPPY NEW YEAR CROSS STITCH PATTERNS:

http://kincavelkrosses.wordpress.com/2010/12/24/happy-new-year-festive-colourway/

http://kincavelkrosses.wordpress.com/2010/12/24/happy-new-year-white-on-blue/

http://kincavelkrosses.wordpress.com/2010/12/24/happy-new-year/

http://www.cross-stitch-pattern.net/Happy-New-Year-70-0-Free-Design.aspx - Happy New Year with a Bunny


 


BONUS HOLIDAY RECIPES:

http://www.recipe.com/holiday-potato-pancakes/ - Holiday Potato Pancakes

http://www.recipelion.com/Casserole-Recipes/Party-Potatoes/ml/1 - Party Potatoes - "When invited to a party, it is important that you only bring the best pot luck recipes; recipes that will have your guests talking about it all night. Party Potatoes are a versatile, creamy dish that is made with hash-browns, cheddar cheese and topped with corn flakes for an extra crunch. Bring them to your next party, and you might be considered the best chef there."


FINALLY:

From www.ajokeaday.com - 12/27/15:

Wife: "How would you describe me?"

Husband: "ABCDEFGHIJK."

Wife: "What does that mean?"

Husband: "Adorable, beautiful, cute, delightful, elegant, fashionable, gorgeous, and hot."

Wife: "Aw, thank you, but what about IJK?"

Husband: "I'm just kidding!"


DATES TO REMEMBER:
1. Wednesday, January 13, 2016 - 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 12/19/15

BLOG:

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



   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
7020 Lure Court
Fayetteville, NC 28311-9309
910-584-8802
 


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Parade of the Wooden Soldiers

Written by Leon Jessel (22 Jan 1871 – 04 Jan 1942), 1933
 

The toy shop door is locked up tight
And ev'rything is quiet for the night.
When suddenly the clock strikes twelve
The fun's begun.

The dolls are in their best array,
There's going to be a wonderful parade.
" Hark to the drum, oh, here they come,"
Cries ev'ryone.

Hear them all cheering
Now they are nearing
There's the captain stiff as starch

Bayonets flashing
Music is crashing
As the wooden soldiers march

Sabers a-clinking
Soldiers a-winking
At each pretty little maid

Here they come!
Here they come!
Here they come!
Here they come!
Wooden soldiers on parade.


"Parade of the Wooden Soldiers" midi, lyrics, and animated Title clip art - also used to form Divider Lines - courtesy
of http://my.homewithgod.com/heavenlymidis/Christmas/ - 12/02/06

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

Navy Seal clip art courtesy of http://www.onemileup.com/miniSeals.asp - 05/29/06

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!

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!!

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

Animated Cheering Smiley clip art courtesy of Al Farber ('64) of GA - 08/18/05 (re-saved 02/27/09)
Thanks, Al!

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