07/05/10 - NNHS Newsletter - I Believe
“I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Dear Friends and Schoolmates,
I've been saving this song for a special time. I believe this is that moment.
BONUS #1 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=--j7wvtOi1s - I Believe - Frankie Laine
BONUS #2 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sv3A_ABxZLQ&NR=1 - I Believe - Tom Jones
BONUS #3 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8WiS0Fl-rJc&NR=1 - I Believe - Engelbert Humperdinck
BONUS #4 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t0cEWzN0OWM&NR=1 - I Believe - Robson & Jerome
|"I Believe" is the name of a
Jimmy Shirl and
Al Stillman in
I Believe was commissioned and introduced by Jane Froman on her television show, and became the first hit song ever introduced on TV. Froman, troubled by the uprising of the Korean conflict in 1952 so soon after World War II, asked Drake, Graham, Shirl and Stillman to compose a song that would offer hope and faith to the populace. In addition to Froman, "I Believe" has been recorded by many others, and has become both a popular and religious standard.
Frankie Laine had the big hit version of the song, which still holds the record for the most weeks spent at number one in the UK Singles Chart. However, that total of 18 weeks was not consecutive, as the hit had three separate periods at number one in the UK. For comparison the longest consecutive period at number one in the UK was 16 weeks by Bryan Adams with "(Everything I Do) I Do It for You" (1991), whilst Wet Wet Wet spent 15 consecutive weeks there in 1994 with "Love Is All Around".
From Judy Phillips Allen ('66) of VA - 07/04/10, 2:31 PM - "
Monty (Phillips - '62 - of VA) update":
WE are in need of those prayers, friends.
After spending the night in ER the night before Father's Day, Monty was admitted for tests and treatment for a clot in his hand. He was in terrible pain and his finger turned deep blue....almost black....intermittently. He was released on Tuesday of that week which began a daily trip down to VOA (Virginia Oncology) in Port Warwick to be checked out for one thing or another. He was receiving daily injections at home (Lovenox) to thin out his blood. He was still in pain. The doctor put him on coumadin also. The coumadin over did it. His levels went up to an 8.8 instead of the target of 1-2. It gradually came down to 1.5 after about five days and discontinuing the coumadin. Chemo was resumed last Wednesday (a three day regimen). He has to wear a pump for 48 hrs. He seemed to be improving except for the very painful hernia which is huge. Fluid build up is another complication. Since he went off the coumadin, he still had to continue injections each day (fragmen) to get him prepared for a procedure this Tuesday to drain fluid from his abdomen. He was very uncomfortable last night when we left him. A friend took him in this morning for his injection at the shot clinic set up for weekend treatment. When we returned from church this morning, there was a message from her that Monty is back in the hospital due to internal bleeding. This is what has us concerned most at this time. I will be going up this evening after giving him some time to rest and sleep (at his request).
Several emails have come in with requests for updated information on Monty. This is as brief as I can make it. He really appreciates the prayers and concerns of everyone. He asks that you not even think anything that is not positive. Keep those positive thoughts and remember that he won't give up fighting.
He told me Friday that "If the mule goes blind, you just keep plowing". He has certainly kept his sense of humor. I'm asking that you just keep praying.
Thanks and God bless you!
Thank you, Dearest Judy! Give your darling brother more hugs and love from us, and we'll keep praying!
From Dave Spriggs ('64) of VA - 07/04/10 - "NNHS 64-64 BIRTHDAY CRUISE ANNOUNCEMENT":
Please post the attached .HTM announcement in an upcoming newsletter and place the .PDF and .DOC files on the reunion page.
Also, please run a small reminder of the event and links to forms in each newsletter for a month or two.
Also, please add the links to the .PDF and .DOC forms in the class reunion recap at the bottom of each newsletter.....
Dave - NNHS64@cox.net
http://nnhs65.com/64-BIRTHDAY-1964.html - Saturday, October 23, 2010, 8:00 to 11:00 PM, Norfolk, VA
NNHS-64-64-CRUISE-INVITATION.doc - added 07/04/10
While you are in web authoring mode, you could begin the “CONFIRMED ATTENDING” page.
Sadly, the first entry is “UNABLE TO ATTEND”: Ed Beasley
http://nnhs65.com/64-BIRTHDAY-1964-ATTENDING.html - added 07/05/10
Certainly, Captain! I'm still having trouble with the Reservation Form (?!?), but I've posted everything else six ways from Tuesday.
THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:
Birthday today to
Doug Johnson ('57) of VA!
Happy Birthday this week to:
07 - Frank Blechman ('65) of Northern VA AND Steve Silsby (Ferguson HS - '72) of NC;
11 - Bobby Maddy ('57) AND POSSIBLY Aretie Gallins Patterson ('59) of TN)!
Many Happy Returns, One and All!
TODAY IN WWII:
July 05, 1940 - The
United Kingdom and the
France government broke off
July 05, 1943 - Liberation of the
Philippines was declared.
TODAY IN 1965:
Monday, July 02, 1965 - Diplomat and international playboy Porfirio Rubirosa (born 22 Jan 1909 in San Francisco de Macorís, Dominican Republic) died at the age of 58 in Bois de Boulogne, France when he crashed his Ferrari into some trees after an all-night celebration at the Paris nightclub "Jimmy's" in honor of winning the Coupe de France polo cup.
From Wayne Stokes ('65) of VA - 07/04/10 - "Check out YouTube - Free Hugs in Sondrio, Italy":
If I ruled the world.... From a friend to friends!!
From Richard Dawes (NNHS / HHS - '62) of VA -
07/04/10 - "NOMINEE FOR "E-MAIL OF THE YEAR"!!! ":NOMINEE FOR "E-MAIL
OF THE YEAR"!!!
After being interviewed by the school administration, the prospective teacher said:
'Let me see if I've got this right.
'You want me to go into that room with all those kids, correct their disruptive behavior, observe them for signs of abuse, monitor their dress habits, censor their T-shirt messages, and instill in them a love for learning.
'You want me to check their backpacks for weapons, wage war on drugs and sexually transmitted diseases, and raise their sense of self esteem and personal pride...
'You want me to teach them patriotism and good citizenship, sportsmanship and fair play, and how to register to vote, balance a checkbook, and apply for a job.
'You want me to check their heads for lice, recognize signs of antisocial behavior, and make sure that they all pass the final exams.
'You also want me to provide them with an equal education regardless of their handicaps, and communicate regularly with their parents in English, Spanish or any other language, by letter, telephone, newsletter, and report card.
'You want me to do all this with a piece of chalk, a blackboard, a bulletin board, a few books, a big smile, and a starting salary that qualifies me for food stamps.
'You want me to do all this and then you tell me .... I CAN'T PRAY?'
- 07/04/10 - "I like my ID":
Got this from a friend and it
sure makes sense to me....
I'm a legal American citizen and I must show my ID when:
1. Pulled over by the police.
2. Making purchases on my department store credit card.
3. When I show up for a doctor's appointment.
4. When filling out a credit card or loan application.
5. When applying for or renewing a driver's license or passport.
6. When applying for any kind of insurance.
7. When filling out college applications.
8. When donating blood.
9. When obtaining certain prescription drugs.
10. When making some debit purchases, especially if I'm out of state.
11. When collecting a boarding pass for airline or train travel.
I'm sure there are more instances, but the point is that we citizens of the USA are required to prove who we are nearly every day!
Why should people in this country illegally, be exempt!!!!! Why shouldn't we guard our borders as closely as every other country in the world does?
Go ARIZONA !!!
Hmmm, yeah, I s'pose you'd really hafta keep a low profile to be able to pull that off... Thanks again, Dicky!
Perry (Warwick HS - '59) of
VA - 07/04/10 - "Military Rules by Service":
GIGGLES! Thanks, Norris!
Chambers of VA - 07/01/09 AND 02/07/10 - "CNC BOOK BROCHURE & AD"
AND 61-62 DECADERS ADDENDA:
Contact Dr. Chambers at email@example.com.
|DATES TO REMEMBER:
http://www.nnhs65.com/requests-prayers.html - updated 07/05/10
http://nnhs.wordpress.com/ - updated 08/04/09
NNHS CLASS OF '65 WEB SITE:
PERSONAL WEB SITE: http://www.angelfire.com/weird2/cluckmeat
Ervin Drake (b.
April 3, 1919),
and Al Stillman (26 June 1906 – 1979), 1953
I believe, for every drop of rain that falls,
A flower grows.
I believe that somewhere in the darkest night,
A candle glows.
I believe for everyone who goes astray,
Someone will come, to show the way,
I believe, I believe.
I believe, above the storm the smallest prayer,
Will still be heard.
I believe, that someone in the great somewhere,
Hears every word.
Every time I hear a newborn baby cry,
Or touch a leaf, or see the sky,
Then I know why, I believe!
“I Believe" midi and lyrics courtesy of http://www.just-oldies.com/1937thru1956.htm - 06/28/10
"I Believe" Image courtesy of http://www.dabndoodle.com/note%20cards%20feb%2007.htm - 07/04/10
Silver Scroll Divider Line clip art courtesy of - um, I cannot seem to locate that information at the moment.....
Marine Corps Seal clip art courtesy of the late Herbert Hice of MI - one of my Famous Marineswho served in the South Pacific during WWII.
Navy Seal clip art courtesy of http://www.onemileup.com/miniSeals.asp - 05/29/06
Animated Tiny Birthday Cake clip art courtesy of Sarah Puckett Kressaty ('65) of
VA - 08/31/05
Thanks, Sarah Sugah!
Ferguson High School's Anchor clip art courtesy of
(Ferguson HS - '72) of NC
Animated Big Hugs Smiley clip art courtesy of Sarah Puckett Kressaty ('65) of VA
Thanks, Sarah Sugah!
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