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12/30/15 - NNHS Newsletter - Ring Out, Wild Bells

“Year's end is neither an end nor a beginning but a going on,
with all the wisdom that experience can instill in us.” 

- Hal Borland
(14 May 1900 - 22 Feb 1978)

Dear Friends and Schoolmates, 

   We're coming down to the end of the year.....

BONUS #1 - Ring Out, Wild Bells - Der Glocke Klang, Nr. 142 (Ring Out, Wild Bells, #215)

BONUS #2 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=55ngROj6qGQ -  Ring Out, Wild Bells

BONUS #3 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eaGG9fUXyHo - Ring Out, Wild Bells - Electric guitar and violin duet


From http://www.hymnsandcarolsofchristmas.com/Hymns_and_Carols/ring_out_wild_bells.htm

"Alfred, Lord Tennyson is considered the most representative poet of the Victorian Age in England, and many of his works characterize the conflict between the Christian faith and the beginnings of the scientific revolution. The death of his sister's fiancé, Arthur Henry Hallam, at the age of 22 plunged Tennyson into profound shock and a lifelong struggle between faith and doubt. "Ring Out, Wild Bells," generally considered a New Year's hymn, is taken from the 106th Canto of In Memoriam, Tennyson's monumental elegy to Hallam that was published in 1850, the same year that he was appointed Poet Laureate."


THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:

    Happy Birthday today to 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! 

    Happy Birthday tomorrow to Pat Floyd Pride ('62) of VA AND     Susie Overton Jones ('63) of VA AND   David Rosenwasser ('64) of MO!

   Happy Birthday this week to:

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;

05 -   Carolyn McCormick Holmes ('57) AND  Cammie Dick Gibson ('57) AND the late      Doc Hudson (Warwick HS - '60) (d. 24 Apr 2010) AND Vickie Hankins Rudy ('63) of GA;

06 -       Harry Covert ('57) of MD AND    Steve Veazey ('60) of VA AND Diane Sandler Marcus ('69) of MD!

   Many Happy Returns to You All!

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


THIS DAY IN WWII:

December 30, 1884 - Hideki Tōjō was born. Tojo became the Prime Minister of Japan in October of 1940. He was hanged, after being convicted of war crimes by an international tribunal, on December 22, 1948.


THIS DAY IN 1965:

Thursday, December 30, 1965 - Ferdinand Marcos became President of the Philippines.

Thursday, December 30, 1965 - Madam, actress, and journalist Heidi Fleiss was born Heidi Lynne Fleiss in Los Feliz, Los Angeles, California.


From My Friend, Susan, of NC - 12/28/15:

“There is no need for you … to sail uncharted seas or to travel unmarked roads in search of truth. A loving Heavenly Father has plotted our course and provided an unfailing guide—even obedience.”

- Thomas S. Monson
(b. 21 Aug 1927)

    Thanks so much, Susan!


     From Sarah Puckett Kressaty ('65) of VA - 12/28/15:

   

Gone as fast as it came!

    GASP! You've undecorated already?!? Thank you, Sarah Sugah! It will break my heart enough - as it does each year - to have them all removed by January 6! Sigh. I love Christmas decorations!

   Happy New Year!

 

 
 


From My Friend, Rob, of NC - 12/28/15:

   

EXACTLY! Thanks, Rob! I quite agree! Happy New Year!

 

 
 


“I used to sell furniture for a living. The trouble was, it was my own.”

- Les Dawson
(02 Feb 1931 - 10 June 1993)


BONUS NEW YEARS CROCHET PATTERN:

http://blogs.thetucker.com/knit/2012/03/06/jacobs-ladder-ripple-afghan/ - Jacobs Ladder Ripple Afghan - "We sure do love this afghan, and so will the men in your life! Jacobs Ladder Ripple Afghan is a classic ripple afghan that is easy to make and wonderful to enjoy. Choose whatever colors you prefer to customize the look of this easy crochet afghan."


BONUS NEW YEARS RECIPES:

http://www.bhg.com/recipe/salads/spinach-and-bean-salad/ - Recipes for a New Year's Buffet: Spinach and Bean Salad

http://www.bhg.com/recipe/pork/pork-with-cherry-and-wild-rice-stuffing/ - Recipes for a New Year's Buffet: Pork with Cherry and Wild Rice Stuffing

http://www.bhg.com/recipe/beef/roast-beef-with-horseradish-cream/ - Recipes for a New Year's Buffet: Roast Beef with Horseradish Cream


FINALLY:
From www.ajokeaday.com - 12/28/15:
A duck walked into a pub and ordered a pint of beer and a ham sandwich.

The bartender looked at him and said, "Hang on! You're a duck."

"I see your eyes are working," replied the duck.

"And you can talk!" exclaimed the bartender.

"I see your ears are working, too," said the duck. "Now if you don't mind, may I have my beer and my sandwich please?"

"Certainly, sorry about that," said the bartender as he poured the duck a pint. "It's just that we don't get many ducks in this pub. What are you doing around this way?"

"I'm working on the building site across the road," explained the duck. "I'm a plasterer."

The flabbergasted bartender could not believe the duck and wanted to learn more, but took the hint when the duck pulled out a newspaper from his bag and proceeded to read it.

So, the duck read his paper, drank his beer, ate his sandwich, bid the barman good day, and left.

The same thing happened for two weeks.

Then one day the circus came to town.

The ringmaster came into the pub for a pint and the bartender said to him, "You're with the circus, aren't you? Well, I know this duck that could be just brilliant in your circus. He talks, drinks beer, eats sandwiches, reads the newspaper, and everything!"

"Sounds marvelous," said the ringmaster, handing over his business card. "Get him to give me a call."

So the next day when the duck came into the pub the bartender sayid, "Hey, Mr. Duck, I reckon I can line you up with a top job, paying really good money."

"I'm always looking for the next job," said the duck. "Where is it?"

"At the circus," said the bartender.

"The circus?" repeated the duck.

"That's right," replied the bartender.

"The circus?" the duck asked again. "With the big TENT?"

"Yeah!" the bartender replied.

"With all the animals who live in CAGES, and performers who live in CARAVANS?" said the duck.

"Of course," the bartender replied.

"And the tent has CANVAS sides and a big canvas roof with a hole in the middle?" persisted the duck.

"That's right!" said the bartender.

The duck shook his head in amazement, and said: "What would they want with a plasterer???"


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

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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
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910-584-8802
 


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Ring Out, Wild Bells

Music by Crawford Gates (b. 29 Dec 1921), 1948

Words by Alfred, Lord Tennyson (06 Aug 1809 - 06 Oct 1892), 1850

 
  1. Ring out, wild bells, to the wild sky,
The flying cloud, the frosty light:
The year is dying in the night;
Ring out, wild bells, and let him die.

2. Ring out the old, ring in the new,
Ring, happy bells, across the snow;
The year is going, let him go;
Ring out the false, ring in the true.

3. Ring out the grief that saps the mind,
For those that here we see no more;
Ring out the feud of rich and poor,
Ring in redress to all mankind.

4. Ring out a slowly dying cause,
And ancient forms of party strife;
Ring in the nobler modes of life,
With sweeter manners, purer laws.
5. Ring out the want, the care, the sin,
The faithless coldness of the times;
Ring out, ring out my mournful rhymes,
But ring the fuller minstrel in.

6. Ring out false pride in place and blood.
The civic slander and the spite;
Ring in the love of truth and right,
Ring in the common love of good.

7. Ring out old shapes of foul disease,
Ring out the narrowing lust of gold;
Ring out the thousand wars of old,
Ring in the thousand years of peace.

8. Ring in the valiant man and free,
The larger heart, the kindlier hand;
Ring out the darkness of the land,
Ring in the Christ that is to be.
 


 


"Ring Out, Wild Bells" midi and lyrics courtesy of http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Hills/2168/songs009.html - 12/30/06

Animated White Bells clip art courtesy of http://avalonyearning.blogspot.com/2010/12/ring-out-wild-bells.html - 12/29/10

 Curly Red and White Ribbon Divider Line clip art courtesy of http://www.hellasmultimedia.com/webimages/christ-htm/lines-christ22.htm - 12/28/09

Animated Tiny Birthday Cake clip art 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 (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 USMC Flag clip art courtesy of http://www.angelfire.com/ny4/KevsGifsGalore/Patriotic.html - 06/18/03

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

Animated Teddy Roosevelt with Gun (by AF Artist - Josh Doohen) courtesy of http://www.animationfactory.com - 09/20/07

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