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04/14/16 - NNHS Newsletter - Let's Stay Together
“Why can't we get all the people together in the world that we really like
Dear Friends and Schoolmates,
We haven't used this theme in five years, so I thought it was time to revisit it.
BONUS #1 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=COiIC3A0ROM - Let's Stay Together - Al Green
BONUS #2 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MVzYxqG9N1c - Let's Stay Together - Al Green, 1972
|"Let's Stay Together" is a song by Al Green on his 1972 album of the same name. Released as a single in 1971, the song reached #1 on the Billboard Hot 100, and remained on the chart for 16 weeks and also topped Billboard's R&B chart for nine weeks. It was ranked the 60th greatest song of all time by Rolling Stone magazine on their list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time. It was selected by the Library of Congress as a 2010 addition to the National Recording Registry, which selects recordings annually that are "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant".|
THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:
Happy Birthday today to Linda DeShazo Hatchett (’65) of VA!
Happy Birthday tomorrow to George Helliesen ('61) of VA AND Linda Bowen Uplinger ('63)!
Happy Birthday this week to:
17 - David Jones ('57);
18 -The late Monty Phillips ('62) (d. 15 Apr 2011) AND Bill Wolfley ('70) of VA;
21 - Betsy Turner Bateman ('70) of VA AND My #2 Son, Brent Harty (Hillsboro HS, IL - '90) of TX!
Many Happy Returns to You All!
1050 YEARS AGO TODAY:
|April 14, 966 - After his marriage to the Christian Doubravka of Bohemia, the pagan ruler of the Polans, Mieszko I, converted to Christianity, an event considered to be the founding of the Polish state.|
THIS DAY IN WWII:
April 14, 1940 - Royal Marines landed in Namsos, Norway in preparation for a larger force to arrive two days later.
April 14, 1941 - German general Erwin Rommel attacked Tobruk.
April 14, 1941 - The Ustashe, a Croatian far-right organization was put in charge of the Independent State of Croatia by the Axis Powers after the Axis Operation 25 invasion.
April 14, 1942 - Malta received the George Cross for its gallantry. The George Cross was given by King George VI himself and is now an emblem on the Maltese national flag.
April 14, 1945 -
was liberated from
THIS DAY IN 1966:
“As we lose ourselves in the service of others, we discover our own
lives and our own happiness.”
Dieter F. Uchtdorf
fact that an opinion has been widely held is no evidence whatsoever that
it is not utterly absurd.”
From Bill Hobbs ('66) of Northern VA - 04/01/16 - "Senior Mugs" (#14 in a Series of 16):
|GOOD ONE! Thanks, Billy!|
From My Husband, Paul Harty (Bardolph HS, IL - '61) of NC - 04/10/16 - "Garage Door Art" (#4 in a Series of 22):
|WOWZERS! Thanks, Dools!|
BONUS GET IT TOGETHER CROCHET PATTERNS:
|Get It Together: How to Join Crochet Squares 12 Ways! - "There are so. many. ways. to join crochet squares and afghan blocks! And I know that lots of you have been eagerly awaiting this list – the Moogly Afghan CAL for this year is winding down, and it’s time to start thinking about how we’re going to attach all of these blocks together to make one big blankie. So let’s get started! I’ve linked to photo and/or video tutorials for each of 12 methods for joining afghan squares!"|
BONUS RECIPE (Sorry, not theme-related):
|Classic Chicken Pot Pie - "Check out this budget-friendly take on the classic recipe complete with chicken, mixed vegetables, a rich homemade white sauce and a flaky pie crust."|
From http://www.ajokeaday.com - 04/13/16:
|No matter how much you push the envelope, it'll still be stationery.|
DATES TO REMEMBER:
Wednesday, May 11, 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.
2. Friday and Saturday, September 16 and 17, 2016 - The NNHS Class of 1966 will hold their 50-Year Reunion - OPEN TO ALL CLASSES. Friday Night: Meet and Greet at The Cove Restaurant, City Center, NN. Saturday Night: Marriott Hotel, City Center, NN.
Written and Recorded by
"Let's Stay Together" midi courtesy of http://hits.mididb.com/19580222/Green_Al/ - 04/14/11
"Let's Stay Together" lyrics courtesy of http://www.stlyrics.com/lyrics/ontheline/letsstaytogether.htm - 04/14/11
Image of "Let's Stay Together Kitties" courtesy of http://www.flickriver.com/groups/a570is/pool/interesting/ - 04/14/11
Air Force Seal clip art courtesy of http://www1.va.gov/opa/feature/celebrate/milsongs.htm - 07/07/06
Divider Line 151 clip art courtesy of http://www.angelfire.com/tx5/tx5280/lines4.html - 02/01/10
Animated Tiny Birthday Cake clip art courtesy of Sarah Puckett Kressaty ('65) of
VA - 08/31/05
Animated USMC Flag 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
Navy Seal clip art courtesy of http://www.onemileup.com/miniSeals.asp - 05/29/06