12/28/17 - NNHS Newsletter -
Let It Snow!
“There is nothing in the world
more beautiful than the forestclothed to its very hollows in snow. It is the still ecstasy
- William Sharp
(pseudonym of Fiona MacLeod)
Dear Friends and Schoolmates,
Today's Newsletter theme seems to be a natural today, with so many places getting sooo much snow.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mN7LW0Y00kE - Let It Snow! - Dean Martin
|"Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!", also known as "Let It Snow", is a song written by lyricist Sammy Cahn and composer Jule Styne in July 1945. It was written in Hollywood, California during a heat wave as Cahn and Styne imagined cooler conditions. Although the song's lyrics make no mention of Christmas, it is played on radio stations during the Christmas season and is often covered by various artists on Christmas-themed albums...|
From the Best Dressed Girl in the Class of 1970, Miss NNHS, Jennie Easmeil Alexander of VA - 12/27/17, 1:52 PM:
|It is with great sadness to post that
Gordon Cooper, husband of
Terry Arrington Cooper, class of 1970, passed away last night.
Gordon Cooper was a graduate of Ferguson High School and CNU. He
also spent his years working in banking.
Oh, NO! I'm so very sorry to learn this, Jennie! We'll certainly keep Terry and her family in our prayers; thank you for letting us know.
THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:
Happy Birthday today toBob 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 the late Ron Miller ('59) (deceased 07/29/14) AND Lucy Southall Propst ('63) of VA AND 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 - The late Carl Rossman, Hargrave Military Academy ('66) (deceased 04/24/16);
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!
150 YEARS AGO TODAY
|December 28, 1867 - United States claimed Midway Atoll, the first territory annexed outside Continental limits.|
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, 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.
65 YEARS AGO TODAY:
THIS DAY IN1967:
|Thursday, December 28, 1967 - Illustrator Chris Ware was born Franklin Christenson Ware in the USA.|
From My Friend, Daniel, of UT - 12/27/14:
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
Thanks so much, Daniel!
From Joan Lauterbach Krause ('60) of VA - 12/28/17:
|Thank you, Joan!|
From Bob Sprouse ('66) of CO - 12/26/17:
’66 here. I’m going to put this info on the NNHS Facebook page but
thought I’d share it with you also.
I work as a photographer, and was putting together a coffee mug order for a high school football program and decided to order a mug for myself with this logo. Here’s the result...
I had it done at Sam’s Club for around 15 dollars. Anyone interested in doing the same (or using the logo for some other purpose) just needs to copy the image and take it to Sam’s of wherever they go to for photo processing.
WOWZERONI! Y'all can all have all sorts of fun with this!
I've left the logo in its original size for clarity, and for safekeeping, I'm adding this to TYPHOONMART:
Thank you, Bobby!
From My Niece, Shari, of VA - 12/26/17 - "Songs with meaning":
Hope you all enjoy these inspirational messages. I think it's great that love, harmony & oneness, instead of division, is beginning to show forth, despite some opposition toward political, religious or racial divide.https://www.youtube.com/watch? v=u9Dg-g7t2l4
Disturbed -The Sound Of Silence
(Such a beautiful & passionate rendition. The build up in intensity is simply amazing and really shows off his awesome vocal range.)
IF EVERYONE CARED!
Shinedown - How Did You Love
Nickelback - If Today Was Your Last Day [OFFICIAL VIDEO]
Thank you, Shari!
From Domi O'Brien ('64) of NH - 12/27/17:
From Me ('65) of NC - 12/28/17:
I couldn't resist this one today!
are only three things women need in life: food, water, and compliments.”
BONUS SNOWFLAKE CROCHET PATTERNS:
Art of Tangle's
Tammy Hildebrand's Dusty Snowflake Throw - "Create this beautiful snowflake throw to keep you warm and cozy!"
BONUS SNOWFLAKE KNIT PATTERN:
|How to Knit a Snowflake - "For the holiday season, a great knitting project is a snowflake design. It's perfect for handmade Christmas gifts. You can knit just one, or a row of them, or use them as full pattern on a sweater or blanket—or whatever project you choose."|
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.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."
From www.ajokeaday.com - 12/27/15:
|Wife: "How would you describe
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:
Love to all, Carol
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Carol Buckley Harty
7020 Lure Court
Fayetteville, NC 28311-9309
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Let It Snow!
Words by Sammy Cahn (18 June 1913 – 15 Jan 1993)
Music by Jule Styne (31 Dec 1905 - 20 Sept 1994), 1945
"The wonderful Christmas song Let It Snow was created by
lyricist Sammy Cahn and the composer Jule Styne in 1945.
The words and lyrics of Let It Snow reflect the feeling of warmth and security associated with Christmas and also brings in the more modern customs of popping corn!
The song Let It Snow was reprised in recent years when used in the Bruce Willis film Die Hard which started with the film's hero travelling to meet his family at Christmas."
Oh the weather outside is frightful,
But the fire is so delightful,
And since we've no place to go,
Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!
It doesn't show signs of stopping,
And I've bought some corn for popping,
The lights are turned way down low,
Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!
When we finally kiss goodnight,
How I'll hate going out in the storm!
But if you'll really hold me tight,
All the way home I'll be warm.
The fire is slowly dying,
And, my dear, we're still good-bying,
But as long as you love me so,
Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!
“Let It Snow!” midi courtesy of http://www.abcsoffaith.com/html/sound7.html - 12/26/07
"Let It Snow!" lyrics and history courtesy of http://www.carols.org.uk/let_it_snow.htm - 12/27/07
image courtesy of Madi Winona McShinsky (Siuslaw HS, OR - '03) of UT (http://www.mcshinskygirl2.blogspot.com)
Snowflake Divider Line clip art courtesy of http://www.iconbazaar.com/holidays/christmas/banners/index.html - 12/27/07
Ferguson High School's Anchor clip art courtesy of Steve Silsby (FHS - '72) of
NC - 12/14/05
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
Animated Military Flags clip art courtesy of http://www.angelfire.com/ny4/KevsGifsGalore/Patriotic.html - 06/18/03
Hillsboro High School's Topper (Band Version) clip art courtesy of
Army Seal clip art courtesy of Al Farber ('64) of GA -
05/24/06 (still missing...)
Replaced by Norm Covert ('61) of MD - 02/09/09
Animated Happy New Year clip art courtesy of https://www.fg-a.com/newyearclipart-2.html - 12/26/17
Animated Dancing Elephant courtesy of Sandi Bateman Chestnut ('65) of VA -
Jeffrey Holman's Image "A Drop in the Bucket" courtesy of https://tearsfromalonelygod.wordpress.com/2009/10/08/a-drop-in-the-bucket/ - 05/23/16
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