12/13/10 - NNHS Newsletter - Gabriel's Message
“And the angel came in
unto her, and said, Hail, thou that art highly favoured, the Lord is with
- Luke 1:28 - 32, 38
Dear Friends and Schoolmates,
Good news! When my cousin, Jean Atkinson Mallory (Rappahannock HS / John Marshall HS - '65) of VA called me on 12/08/10 with three "obscure or medieval Christmas carols", I thought I only had room to use one of them this year (on the 27th). But I just noticed that the song I had originally planned for today, Home for the Holidays, had been used not only in 2005, but in 2008 as well. So it seems we had an opening after all! Thanks, Jean!
BONUS - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GF2BzUDeTkY - Gabriel's Message - Sting
THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:
Happy Birthday today to Kay Davis Smith ('57)!
Happy Birthday tomorrow to Elizabeth Mitchell Hedgepeth ('57) AND Kathie Avant Taylor ('64) of GA!
Happy Birthday this week to:
15 - Jewell Hamner Crowe ('57) AND Buster Vest ('63) of VA;
16 - Betty Brockwell McClure ('58) of VA;
17 - Tom Oxner ('65) of AR;
18 - James Strickland ('57);
19 - Durwood Adams ('57)!
Many Happy Returns to You All!
THIS DAY IN WWII:
13, 1938 -
Neuengamme concentration camp opened in the
December 13, 1939 -Battle of the River Plate – Captain Hans Langsdorff of the German Deutschland class cruiser (pocket battleship) Admiral Graf Spee engaged with Royal Navy cruisers HMS Exeter, HMS Ajax and HMNZS Achilles.
December 13, 1943 - The
Massacre of Kalavryta: by German occupying forces in Greece.
December 13, 1944 - The U.S. cruiser Nashville was badly damaged in a
Japanese kamikaze suicide attack. 138 people were killed in the attack.
December 13, 1944 - The U.S. cruiser Nashville was badly damaged in a Japanese kamikaze suicide attack. 138 people were killed in the attack.
THIS DAY IN 1965:
December 13, 1965 - Artist
Marko Mäetamm was born in
From Norris Perry (Warwick HS - '59) of VA - 08/05/10 - "Vote for Grace (REPEATED)":
This is my daughter Laura's dog in a contest to be on the cover of a bag
of dog food.
Vote every day for Grace. Thanks.
Oh, Laura is your daughter, Norris! Well, that makes it all the more important!
Grace was named the September 2010 People's Choice! We only have 18 more days to vote for Grace!
It only takes about two seconds to cast your allotted daily vote)!!!Doncha wanna go shopping and spot Grace's image on a bag of dog food and know that YOU played a large part in placing her there?!?