04/12/05 - NNHS Newsletter -
I Don't Know Why I Love You Like I Do

"Dance light, for my heart it lies under your feet, love."

- John Francis Waller


Dear Friends and Schoolmates,   

   That's right - this is another Magic Shower song.  In fact, my Magic Shower seems to sing this song to me two or three
times a week.

   There will be a slight pause here for my Wet Noodle.  I cannot believe (well, okay, yes, I can) that I forgot to include these
two birthdays on yesterday's Newsletter:
Brownie Shaffer Haracivet ('62) of the Virgin Islands and Susan Avent Hill ('66).

   I am sooo sorry!  Happy Belated Birthday to both Brownie and Susan!  May we have a round of "A Very Merry Unbirthday
to YOU"?

   And lest I forget what I'm doing again, Happy Birthday tomorrow to Gil Hughes ('64) and on Thursday to Linda DeShazo
Hatchett (65) of VA.



From Dave Spriggs ('64) of VA - 03/06/05:

These images were taken from the disposable cameras which were placed on each table, Saturday night, October 23, 2004:    
Coach Warren Mitchell of VA The 1964 State Championship
Basketball Team!
FRONT ROW: Richard Curtis ('64) of AL; Rocky Gary ('64) of VA; Wayne Stokes ('65) of VA; BACK ROW: Chris Ellis ('64) of VA; Coach Warren Mitchell of VA; Garland Hudson ('65) of FL; Ken Henderson ('64) of MD; Mr. Wayne Taylor ('55) of FL representing his late brother, Billy Taylor ('64); and Rick Billings ('65) of NC
The 1964 State Championship Basketball Team!
FRONT ROW: Richard Curtis ('64) of AL; Rocky Gary ('64) of VA; Wayne Stokes ('65) of VA; BACK ROW: Chris Ellis ('64) of VA; Coach Warren Mitchell of VA; Garland Hudson ('65) of FL; Ken Henderson ('64) of MD; Mr. Wayne Taylor ('55)
of FL representing his late brother, Billy Taylor ('64); and Rick Billings ('65) of NC
Nancy Mitchell Wynne ('64) and Bill Wynne ('63)
of MD
Bonnie Watson Sink ('64) of VA and Jeanette Parrish Houston ('64) of VA Nancy Mitchell Wynne ('64) and Bill Wynne ('63)
of MD
Nancy Mitchell Wynne ('64) and Bill Wynne ('63)
of MD
Pauline Collins Shofner ('65) and Charles Shofner
of VA
Gerald Leonard ('66) and Jane Coltrain Leonard ('64) of VA Karen Staton and Ray Staton ('64)
of VA
Gerald Leonard ('66) and Jane Coltrain Leonard ('64) of VA    
Cheryl Pless Ramsey ('64) and Pat Ramsey
of VA
Carol Buckley Harty ('65) and Paul Harty
of NC
Nancy Mitchell Wynne ('64) of MD and Jeanette Parrish Houston ('64) of VA Pauline Collins Shofner ('65) and Charles Shofner
of VA
Donnie Tyndall ('64)
of MD

   Thanks, Dave!

   Mmmmm - I can hardly wait to go dancing again! 

"There is nothing more notable in Socrates than that he found time, when he was an old man, to learn
music and dancing, and thought it time well spent."
- Michel de Montaigne

The 40th Reunion of the Class of 1965 will be held
on Friday and Saturday, October 21 and 22, 2005
at the Point Plaza in Newport News.




"Dance like no one is watching.  Sing like no one is listening.  Love like you've never been hurt and live
like it's heaven on Earth."

- Mark Twain

From Dave Arnold ('65) of VA - 04/11/05:

We're delighted to hear Miles Nowitzky (Granby HS - '50 - of NC) has snapped back.  I know that was a scare.  Please pass
on our good wishes to him and Eleanor (Buckley Nowitzky - '59 - of NC)
In regards to Gloria's (Woolard Price - Hampton HS - '65 - of FL) question about Dale Mueller ('64 - of VA), I do remember
Dale being at 24th Street (Church of Christ) on many occasions.  At that time it wasn't unusual for many of the kids to visit
other churches where they had friends, especially in East End where several churches were within blocks of each other.

   Thanks, Dave!  Considering that he technically died twice on Friday, Miles is doing pretty well.  I conveyed your thoughts
to Eleanor, and she much appreciated them.

   Thanks for solving Gloria's mystery for her!  I'm sure she'll be happy to know that, too!

"We should consider every day lost on which we have not danced at least once.  And we should call
every truth false which was not accompanied by at least one laugh.

--Friedrich Nietzsche

From Joe Madagan ('57) of FL - 04/10/05:

Dear Carol:
Thanks for the update with respect to Miles. He and his family are certainly going thorough an ordeal and it is
encouraging to hear he is improving.
Gloria Woolard Price (Hampton HS - '65) of FL likely remembers Dale Mueller ('64) of VA from Northside
Church of Christ
now known as Northside Christian Church. John Mueller and has family were members
of 24th Street Church of Christ later known as Northside Church of Christ. He was a giant of a man, with a gentle
spirit. He was Superintendent of the Newport News City Farm (which is not one of our Old Stomping Grounds). The
inmates grew vegetables that were used to feed the prisoners in the city system.
So glad the Boys Club is generating interest and responses from the many subscribers of the Newsletter.
It was fun to read the memories of  Mike Leonard ('68) of VA regarding the Boys Club and his employment at this hub
of activity. His memory is good regarding the Social Security Offices being on the first floor of the Newmarket Office
Building. The offices were directly behind the Citizens Marine Jefferson Bank branch office in that building. Charlie
was the branch manager there for many years. What a gentleman, who could remember every customer's name
when they came into the bank.
Thanks to the great detective work of Dave Spriggs ('64) of VA we will likely learn the email address of Mr. Tom for
I am almost sure he was a TYPHOON.
TYPHOON Regards,
Joe Madagan ('57) of FL

   AHA!  Another vote for the 24th Street Church connection! 

   David is a Master Sleuth along with his many other talents.  He never ceases to amaze me.  I'm really going to vicariously
enjoy it as ya'll are able to reconnect!

   Thanks, Adonis!

"For yesterday and for all tomorrows, we dance the best we know."

- Kate Seredy

From Gloria Woolard Price ('Hampton HS - '65) of FL - 04/10/05:

Yep, that's definitely the Dale Mueller ('64) I remember.......but from where?  Hope he remembers!  Thanks
for posting the pictures!

   Well, Gloria, it seems we have two definite votes for the 24th Street Church of Christ!  Thanks!

   And we always enjoy posting gorgeous images!

"The one thing that can solve most of our problems is dancing."

- James Brown

From Raoul Weinstein ('57) of FL - 04/10/05:

Hi Carol,

Wow -- there is so much to your newsletter I can't find the time to read all of the good stuff. You do a great
job. I noticed the name of Elliot Finkle, '58, mentioned as having purchased the CD set. I'd love to make
contact with him. Can you help me? Also, can you put a blurb in your newsletter somewhere about June 18,
2005, 8PM-Midnight, the date of the 19th Annual "Almost World Famous" Sertoma Sock Hop in Lakeland,
for anybody around this part of the country that wants to come listen and dance to the fabulous 45's
from the 50's and 60's and help in our fundraiser for the Central Florida Speech and Hearing Center, and where
I am the DJ and leader of our "famous" lip-synch group, The Weakspots. Our ladies group, The Put-Outs, will also
be entertaining. It's a fun evening, my DJ station is in NNHS gold and blue colors, and I always wear my old NNHS
letter sweater which I proudly acknowledge never having had cleaned in all these years!! It would be fun if some
NNHS grads (could be there with us).

   WOWZERONI!!!  How cool it that?!?

   Thanks so much, Raoul!  I personally have had no contact with Elliot.  I know that both Dave Spriggs ('64) and Joe Drewry ('58)
have, though.  Gentlemen, do you have an email address for Raoul?

   Now, back to our exciting story.  We have a sizable number of Floridians in our midst.  What an opportunity for y'all!!!  If I were you,
I'd clear my calendars immediately, and move Heaven and Earth and whatever else was necessary to get to this shindig!!!  That
literally sounds almost too good to be true!!!  I'm drooling all over my keyboard here. 

   Oh, I want pictures from this!  Y'all pack your digi-cameras and get ready for the time of your life!!! 

From Sarah Puckett Kressaty ('65) of VA - 04/10/05:

Do we know where Jane Taylor Shields ('65) is?  I have been trying to find her for a long time and I thought
of someone else when I came to the computer, but alas............I forgot!  I just love that!    Let me know if you
hear anything!  Sarah

   I'm sorry to say I do not have any information on Miss Jane, Sarah Sugah.  Perhaps someone else will know.  And as
for Whatshisface, I just can't seem to recall right now.

   Thanks, Miss Sarah! 

From Joe Madagan ('57) of FL to Dave Spriggs ('64) of VA - 04/10/05:

Hi, Dave:
Thanks for placing Tommy's address in the Newsletter today. Thanks for publishing it, Carol. I have just written to him,
to see if he uses email and the internet. I plan to invite him to view the page of the Boys Club if I hear from him.
He is a real gentleman, and I enjoyed working with him when I worked at the "Rec" on joint programs with the Boys
Club. I coached a Pop Warner Football Team at Stonewall Jackson Elementary School for a couple of years and he
used to visit me there and at the "Rec". Of course, he and Ernie Shaffer would give everyone a real demonstration
of how to play Table Tennis. The volleys would go for minutes with great slams and great returns. Their skill and speed
amazed the youth at the "Rec".
Joe Madagan

   I certainly hope y'all are able to reconnect with him, Adonis!  How special that will be!  Thanks - and thanks again, Dave!

From Chuck Anspach ('60) of VA - 04/12/05:

Hi Carol,

First I want to tell you how much I enjoy your newsletters and the website. I was in the 1960 class and was
wondering if you have heard of a 45 year reunion this year for the class of 1960?

Thanks again,

Charles (Chuck) Anspach

   OH, my goodness!  No, I haven't, Chuck!  We've had many questions, but no answers that I've heard.  Fred?  Steve?  Anyone???

   I'll tell you what, Chuck.  If nothing transpires, just come to '65's Reunion in October.  It'll be way cool, and it's open to all classes. 
In fact, come to our Reunion even if the Class of 1960 has their own as well,  We should all attend as many of these reunions
as possible,  The times are magical and just should not be missed!

   Thanks, Chuck!

From Brenda Amos Williams ('62) of VA, Webmistress of the NNHS Class of 1962 Web Site - 04/12/05:


        This is a comment on our 62 webpage.  Maybe you could post it and someone would find Nancy, and Sheila
could also hook up with her class. 
        Thanks a bunch!  Love ya! Brenda
Her email address is: 
Comments :   Hi! I have really enjoyed finding & reading the HS sites. Was wondering if anyone has heard
from Nancy Dearing 62? I know she married Gene Berry from Kansas & never heard from her again.
Would like to email her...Thanx a bunchly

Sheila (Smith) Moler 64

Brenda  Williams

   Thanks, Brenda!  It's always good to hear from you!  Sheila joined us several weeks ago (Hi, Sheila!), but I've no idea of Nancy's

   "Anyone?  Anyone?"

   Y'all have a good day - and take care of each other!  TYPHOONS FOREVER!

                          Love to all, Carol


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I Don't Know Why I Love You Like I Do

(Words by Roy Turk, Music by Fred E. Ahlert 1931)

From the Film: Faithful In My Fashion, 1946

All day long you're asking me what I see in you
All day long I'm answering but what good does it do?
I have nothing to explain
I just love you, love you, and I'll tell you once again

I don't know why I love you like I do
I don't know why, I just do
I don't know why you thrill me like you do
I don't know why, you just do

You never seem to want my romancing
The only time you hold me is when we're dancing
I don't know why I love you like I do
I don't know why, I just do

You never seem to want my romancing
The only time you hold me is when we're dancing
I don't know why I love you like I do
I don't know why, I just do

"I Don't Know Why I Love You Like I Do" midi courtesy of http://home.arcor.de/deanmartin/midiseiten/i_don't%20no%20why.htm - 04/07/05
and extracted with the kind assistance of my &5 son, Nathaniel Harty of IL.
Thanks, Nathaniel!

"I Don't Know Why I Love You Like I Do" lyrics courtesy of http://www.romantic-lyrics.com/li95.shtml - 04/07/05

Blue Heart clip art courtesy of http://members.tripod.com/~emelinda/index-12.html - 10/21/04

Dancing Figures clip art courtesy of http://www.twosteptidewater.com/free_dance_clipart1.htm
and http://www.twosteptidewater.com/free_dance_clipart2.htm - 03/20/05

 Blue Jewels Divider Line clip art courtesy of http://www.wtv-zone.com/nevr2l82/bars1.html - 04/07/05

Animated Rolling on the Floor Laughing Boy courtesy of http://www.animationfactory.com - 0406/05

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