08/25/05 - NNHS Newsletter -
When I Grow Too Old to Dream

Dear Friends and Schoolmates,   

   My Magic Shower sang this song to me again for the umpteenth time.  It’s a whacked-up shower.  I know for a fact
that this was one of my grandfather’s favorite songs, and he’s been dead for over fifty years.  It kinda gives a whole
new meaning to the term, “Oldies”.


Anne Marlowe Fitzgerald of CA - 08/24/05:

I look forward to seeing everyone at the reunion. 40 years sure went by fast!!

   Thanks, Anne!  We're looking forward to seeing you, too!

The 60-Year Reunion of NNHS Classes of 1945 (Feb. and June)
will be held on Saturday and Sunday, September 10 and 11, 2005
at Point Plaza Conference Center (Ramada Inn),
950 J. Clyde Morris Boulevard, Newport News, 757-599-4460.
The Saturday event will be a dinner, with a speaker not yet named,
from 5 to 9 PM.
On Sunday, there will be a buffet brunch from 11 AM to 2 PM.
Advance registration required.
Contact Mary Frances Grasty at 757-930-8446.




The 40-Year Reunion of the Class of 1965
will be held on Friday and Saturday, October 21 and 22, 2005
at the Point Plaza,
950 J. Clyde Morris Boulevard,
Newport News,
and is open to all NNHS Alumni.






From Brownie Shaffer Haracivet ('62) of the Virgin Islands - 08/24/05:

Hi Carol,

It's good to have you back.... too long without hearing all the news!

It is with great excitement that I can now say..... it is for sure.....I'm coming home!
This TYPHOON & her husband and cat will move from the Islands next August to Gloucester,

So many wonderful things have fallen into place for the move that we feel it's meant to be
and I'm already counting the days.

Take care and thanks for all you do for all of us.

Brownie Shaffer Haracivet - NNHS - 1962
TYPHOONS Forever!!


   So you're coming home, and Judy's thinking about coming home, and Kay's already come home - that leaves me!!!

   We're having a Typhoon Gathering!  I LOVE it!  Thanks for this joyous news flash, Brownie!

From Linda Lane Lane ('64) of VA - 08/24/05:

Hi Carol,

I'm so glad you're back but now I'm having trouble.  Not getting the newsletters and can't send mail. 
What have I done now?  All the bills manage to get to me in record haste.  It's great to hear from so
many new classmates.  Take it easy.  We need to keep you around for many newsletters to come.

Linda L. Lane

   Oh, NOOOO!!!  Not you, too!!!  My advice to you (which I obviously learned the hard way) is this - get it fixed
NOW before it gets worse - which it will.  It is not like a scratch which will heal itself in time.  It just multiplies. 
Do not delay.  Fix it today.

   I am so sorry, Linda!

From Paul Dobie ('66) of CO (currently deployed) - 08/24/05:


Is your site still up??


   Bless your sweet heart, Paul, your timing is perfect!  I was starting to freak out at not hearing from you!  I didn't
have your current address and have been unable to reach you.

   Yes, the site is still up and running.  It never actually disappeared; it simply couldn't be updated, nor no Newsletters
produced - at least not in the way to which we have all grown accustomed.  But the Dark Days are over, and we're
back having fun!

   Here are the latest Newsletters:


   You have a little catching up to do, but as you see, there's not that much......

   I changed your address on the '66 Contact Page:



   Do take care of yourself, Sweetie, and let us hear from you!  Thanks for checking with us!

From Mike Leonard ('68) of VA - 08/25/05:


Glad to have you back!! Every time I would bring up the site and see "Last updated 5/10/05", ooooohhh
the disappointment. The newsletters are great as they contain lots of info on former classmates and
memories of the Virginia peninsula we all shared. Keep 'em coming!!
Mike Leonard (68)
BTW, I ran across another WGH Top 30 from September 24, 1961 with Paula Sturtevant ('62 of TX)
from NNHS as Platter Princess.
September 24, 1961        

   OHHHH, the lovely Paula, one of the prettiest and sweetest girls NNHS ever produced!



   And look at those songs!  # 2 - "Take Good Care of My Baby" was on our Newsletter of 08/22/05, and # 14 -
"I Love How You Love Me" will be the theme of tomorrow's Newsletter!  Your timing, too, is excellent!  Song # 17,
"Run Around Sue", made our Newsletter of 04/21/05.

   This has now been added to the WGH page - one of my very favorites:


   Thanks so much, Mikey!  It's so good to be back!

From Joe Madagan ('57) of FL - 08/25/05:

Hi, Carol:
Thanks for updating the Old Stomping Grounds to include the Peninsula Boy's Club. The presenter in the
photo is William Hoyle, Esq. Attorney At Law. You are right, and Herbie is in the center. I am "brain
dead" and not able to identify the gentleman on the right. I will bet Mickey Marcella ('54 - of VA) can
give us his name.

Joe Madagan ('57) of FL




   Thanks, Adonis!  How about it, Mickey??

From Joe Madagan ('57) of FL - 08/25/05:

Hi, Carol:

Now that you are back in business with the great website, let me offer a suggestion for the Famous Marines
page. Here is the website site link, so you can view a photo in USMC uniform of one of the members of this
famous musical group (Lynyrd Skynyrd).

Semper Fidelis,
Joe Madagan ('57) of FL
1968 - Artimus Pyle        


   Thanks so much, Joe!  Neglecting these "Famous Military" pages has given rise to my worst feelings of guilt
over these last three months, I must say!


   This is the still unstable portion of the several Famous Marines pages.  I hope to attend to revamping it soon.

From Jean Poole Burton ('64) of RI - 08/25/05:

Hi Carol,

I have a story about Vic Zodda's Restaurant.  First of all, my family HARDLY EVER went out to eat.  When
we did it was to Bill's BBQ or some other sandwich place.  Well I was hounding my parents to go to Vic Zodda's
one Sunday after church and Daddy finally caved and took us there.  We all ordered spaghetti and meat balls. 
We were eating along and I noticed these little white things in my food and announced that there were worms
in my spaghetti!   Well, my mother started digging around in her food and I guess saw the same thing...I cannot
remember what my father did or said but he was probably looking into his food as well...then I realized that the
tomato seeds were sprouting...and those little white things were the sprouts!  Of course by that time I had ruined
the meal for everyone else at the table...so I happily ate my spaghetti while they watched and waited. 
we NEVER WENT back there again!

Even now my mother has an aversion to Italian food...and Chinese food as well!  Just give that lady a piece of chicken!

   WILD GIGGLES!!!  What a hoot!  Thanks so much for sharing that one, Jean!  I posted it on that page:




From Joe Madagan ('57) of FL - 08/25/05:

Hi, Carol:
Today I received this following message providing an update with respect to Thelma Spade Roberts ('57 -
of VA)

"Dear Classmates:


Thelma’s family has asked me to let the Class know that Thelma has developed pneumonia
and has been put on morphine.  Her sister Charlotte has decided not to return to North Carolina
at this time.  Please continue to keep them all in your prayers.


Pat Letzinger"


This one is really difficult to handle. She has meant so much to our class.


Joe Madagan

   Oh, NOOOO, Joe!  I was just thinking of Thelma and wondering how she was doing.  This progressed much faster
than I had anticipated.  I am stunned.  Thelma's such an awesome, wonderful person, and despite her illness looked
so beautiful when I met her for the first time in early June.

   Our prayers are with her and all her family and many, many friends.  Thanks for this update, Joe.




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

                          Love to all, Carol


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When I Grow Too Old to Dream

- Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, Music by Sigmund Romberg, 1935
From the movie 'The Night Is Young',

We have been gay, going our way
Life has been beautiful, we have been young
After you've gone, life will go on
Like an old song we have sung

When I grow too old to dream
I'll have you to remember
When I grow too old to dream
Your love will live in my heart

So, kiss me my sweet
And so let us part
And when I grow too old to dream
That kiss will live in my heart

And when I grow too old to dream
Your love will live in my heart

"When I Grow Too Old to Dream" midi (sequenced by Grandpa Frank Schober) and lyrics courtesy
of http://www.rienzihills.com/SING/w/whenigrowtoooldtodream.htm - 08/18/05 

"Bunny Love" clip art courtesy of http://d21c.com/AnnesPlace/Valentine.html - 08/18/05 

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

Heart Mix Line courtesy of http://www.wtv-zone.com/nevr2l82/bars11.html - 08/20/05

Blue Flower line clip art courtesy of http://www.wtv-zone.com/nevr2l82/bars4.html - 08/20/05

Animated Yehaa Typhoon clip art courtesy of Al Farber ('64) of GA - 08/18/05
Thanks, Al!

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