02/08/14 - NNHS Newsletter -
our fate resembles a fruit tree in winter. Who would think that
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Dear Friends and Schoolmates,
Weather reports would indicate that there's a good chance that wherever you are, it feels rather like a winter day today.
BONUS - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bnZdlhUDEJo - Hazy Shade of Winter - Simon and Garfunkel
|"A Hazy Shade of Winter" is a song written by
Paul Simon, recorded and released by
Simon & Garfunkel in 1966, and then included on their 1968 album,
Bookends (although it also appeared on their
Live from New York City, 1967). It peaked at #13 on the
Billboard Hot 100
making it the second highest-charting song on the album after "Mrs.
Robinson", which reached #1
when it was released on the back of its inclusion on the soundtrack of
Critic Richie Unterberer described the song as "one of [Simon and Garfunkel's] best songs, and certainly one of the toughest and more rock-oriented".
The lyrics evoke the passage of the seasons, but (as the title suggests) focusing on the gloominess of winter...
1. Tracy Langford Heath (Warwick HS - '77) - 02/07/13, 11:07 PM - "add to list for newsletter":
|I would like to be added
to your mailing list. My
name is Tracy Heath---WHS—1977
I would also like to know if any of the members of the NNHS Class of 1968 remember my brother Wayne Langford? My brother died in 1991 and I would like to them to share any memories they have of him, if possible. Thank you for your assistance.
Hi, Tracy! I'm so sorry that you lost your big brother at such an early age! I regret to say that I personally did not Wayne, but I'm sure there are many others who did; I hope they will share their memories. Let's find out!
THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:
Happy Birthday today to Bob Hines ('66) of VA!
Happy Birthday tomorrow to Tina Burroughs Farmer ('62) of VA AND Jean Carroll Garner Barger ('63) AND Janice McCain Rose ('65) of Northern VA AND Elliott Smith ('65) of TX?? AND Mary Frances Southall Waller ('66) of VA!
Happy Birthday this week to:
10 - Meyera Ellenson Oberndorf ('58) of VA AND Norm Covert ('61) of MD AND the late Bobby Helmer ('61) (deceased 02/26/11) AND the late Bernie Helmer ('61) (deceased 03/12/99) AND Mike Miller ('65) of NC AND Tommy Jenkins ('66) of VA;
11 - Harmon Gordon ('63) of VA AND Terry Smith ('63);
12 - Jon Pearl ('57);
13 - Carla Fine Cripps ('65) of South Australia;
14 - Jimmy Parker ('62) of VA AND My Niece, Renee Dick Romulus (Booker T. Washington HS - '80) of Northern VA!
Many Happy Returns to You All!
THIS DAY IN WWII:
|February 8, 1942 -
February 8, 1943 - Britain's 77th Indian Brigade began
launching guerrilla raids behind Japanese lines in Burma. The forces
were under the command of Major General Orde Wingate.
|February 8, 1945 - The United Kingdom and Canada commenced Operation Veritable to occupy the west bank of the Rhine.|
THIS DAY IN 1964:
|Saturday, February 08, 1964 - Actor and singer Robert Nebřenský was born in Prague, Czech Republic.|
From My Husband, Paul Harty (Bardolph HS, IL - '61) of NC - 02/07/14 - "Old Barn":
Click here and watch to the end:
Thanks, Dools! I'm still having great difficulty in grasping this principle as it applies to me.....
From Joan Lauterbach Krause ('60) of VA - 01/30/14 - "Auntie Acid (#9 in a Series of 10)":
Some of these are really funny.....
Hope you are surviving the snow.
GIGGLES! Thank you, Joan!
From My Husband, Paul Harty (Bardolph HS, IL - '61) of NC - 02/01/14 - "Dogs (#7 in a Series of 26)":
Happy New Year to dog lovers everywhere!
BONUS WINTER DAY CROCHET PATTERNS:
Priscilla Hewitt's Cable Cap
http://idealdelusions.blogspot.com/2012/03/raspberry-sherbet.html?m=0 - Doris' Raspberry Sherbet Round Ripple Afghan - Deliciously fun, the Raspberry Sherbet Round Ripple will have you grinning from ear to ear. Round crochet afghans look terrific and this pattern is for those already familiar with the round ripple technique. This pattern also teaches you how to crochet a flower and add it to the afghan. Make this ripple pattern for Valentine's day or for a girl's room."
BONUS WINTER DAY RECIPES:
http://www.tasteofhome.com/Recipes/Winter-Day-Dinner - Winter Day Dinner - "In the middle of winter, I often rely on this recipe to warm us up! My husband doesn't care for noodles, so I look for different ways to serve potatoes."
http://www.food.com/recipes/winter/popular - Most Popular Winter Recipes
www.ajokeaday.com - 02/07/14:
A man got really drunk one night in his local pub. The barman refused to serve him any more alcohol and told him he should be heading home.
The man thought this was a good idea so he stood up to leave but fell over straight away. He tried to stand up again but only fell over again. He thought if only he could get outside and get some fresh air he'd be grand. So he crawled outside then tried to stand up and fell over again.
In the end after falling over lots more he decided to crawl home. When he got back to his house he pulled himself up using the door handle but as soon as he let go he fell over again. He had to crawl up the stairs and managed to fall over onto the bed and fell asleep.
When he finally woke up the next morning his wife asked him what he was doing at the pub last night. He denied it but she said, "I know you were there..."
He maintained his innocence until she said, "...the bartender called to say you forgot your wheelchair again...."
DATES TO REMEMBER:
1. Wednesday, February 12, 2014
- 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.
2. Thursday, March 6, 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.
31. Wednesday, March 12, 2014 - 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.
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Fayetteville, NC 28311-9309
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Simon & Garfunkel,
"Hazy Shade of Winter" midi (sequenced by Phil Smith) courtesy of http://sglyrics.myrmid.com/midi.htm - 02/08/10
"Hazy Shade of Winter" lyrics courtesy of http://www.lyricsfreak.com/s/simon+and+garfunkel/hazy+shade+of+winter_20124736.html - 02/08/10
"Hazy Shade of Winter" image courtesy of http://www.flickr.com/photos/37043062@N00/4109511396/ - 02/08/10
Twig Flower Bar # 17 Divider Line clip art courtesy of http://www.angelfire.com/pa/FlaminJune/Flowerlines2.html - 02/08/10
Animated "NEW" clip art courtesy of http://gifsnow.com/ - 03/07/06
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...)
Replaced by Norm Covert ('61) of MD - 02/09/09
Animated Coast Guard Flag clip art courtesy of http://www.angelfire.com/ny4/KevsGifsGalore/Patriotic.html - 06/18/03
Animated Pulsing Heart courtesy of http://www.gagirl.com/graphics/graphics.html - 02/12/05 (re-saved 02/13/09)
Marine Corps Seal clip art courtesy of the lateHerbert Hice of MI - one of my Famous Marines who served in the South Pacific during WWII.
Booker T. Washington logo courtesy of http://ww2.nps.k12.va.us/education/components/scrapbook/default.php?sectiondetailid=18567 - 09/25/07
Animated Dancing Elephant
courtesy of Sandi Bateman Chestnut ('65) of VA - 03/08/11
Navy Seal clip art courtesy of http://www.onemileup.com/miniSeals.asp - 05/29/06
Animated Wildly Laughing Dog courtesy of Eva Ellis Madagan ('61) of FL -
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