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“April is a promise that May is bound to keep.”
Dear Friends and Schoolmates,
There's just something about April - even THIS April.....
BONUS - April Love - Pat Boone, 1957
|"April Love" is a
popular song with
music by Sammy Fain
and lyrics by
Webster. It was written as the
theme song for a 1957
film of the same name starring
Pat Boone and
and directed by Henry
In the film, the Pat Boone character, Nick Conover, leaves Chicago after being put on probation for stealing a car. Living and working on the Kentucky farm of his uncle Jed Bruce and his aunt Henrietta, he falls in love with a neighbour's daughter, played by Shirley Jones. In the same way that Boone is often criticised for singing watered-down versions of rhythm and blues songs, the film April Love can be seen as a milder version of James Dean's Rebel Without a Cause (1955) or Marlon Brando's The Wild One (1955).
Helped by the release of the film, "April Love" became a number-one hit in the United States for Pat Boone in December 1957. In 1958, it was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Music, Original Song.
From Lynn Walker Brothers ('65) of VA - 04/01/20, 12:57 PM - "55-Year Class Reunion for the Class of 1965":
|March 31, 2020
Due to the current situation with the coronavirus, it is necessary to cancel our 55-Year Class Reunion.
We plan on rescheduling this event in the fall. We will keep you posted.
I heard this quote today which seemed so
appropriate for the time,“What you focus on, you create more of,” so
instead of focusing on the negative, find positive ways of dealing with
the anxiety created by this virus, that we are all experiencing, and
stay safe. Hope to see everyone in the fall.
QUITE UNDERSTANDABLE! Thank you so much, Lynn!
THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:
Happy Birthday this week to:
04 - Robert Workman ('57) AND Sylvia Hall Hammond ('66) of FL;
06 - Gerald Leonard ('66) of VA AND Aaron (Hank) Smith ('69);
07 - Marc Snyder ('65) of NC;
09 - Denise Roane (Hampton HS - '71) of VA!
|Many Happy Returns to You All!|
THIS DAY IN WWII:
THIS DAY IN 1970:
|April 02, 1970 - Just nuffin?!? Well, alrighty, then.|
From My Friend, Susan, of NC -04/01/15:
is the best time to start becoming the person we eventually want to
be—not only 20 years from now but also for all eternity.”
Dieter F. Uchtdorf
Thanks so much, Susan!
From Joan Lauterbach Krause ('60) of VA - 04/02/20:
|Thank you, Joan!|
From Bill Hobbs ('66) of Northern VA - 03/31/20, 4:24 PM - We Will Prevail":
|Thank you ever so much, Billy!|
From Drema Ferguson Covington Plott ('66) of VA - 04/01/19, 11:59 AM:
|Thank you, Drema!|
From Jane Monfalcone Simmons ('61) of GA - 04/01/19, 5:50 AM:
INDEED! Thank you, Jane!
From Bill Hobbs ('66) of Northern VA - 03/31/20, 11:06 PM - "Easter outfits":
From Mark Hutcherson ('66) of VA - 03/31/16:
|“Even when you are
not playing you are holding me back.”
BONUS APRIL CROCHET PATTERNS:
African Flower / Paperweight Granny by
Mia - "...I love the colors Mia used, as sweet as a pretty
Alice's Tea Cozy - "... the cutest free crochet pattern for a tea cozy! I love the flower top detail..."
BONUS APRIL RECIPES:
|30 Delicious Things to Cook in April|
From http://www.ajokeaday.com - 04/01/19:
DATES TO REMEMBER:
http://www.nnhs65.com/requests-prayers.html - updated 03/20/20
http://nnhs.wordpress.com/ - updated 03/13/11
Y'all take good care of each other! TYPHOONS FOREVER! We'll Always Have Buckroe!
Love to all, Carol
Carol Buckley Harty
7020 Lure Court
Fayetteville, NC 28311-9309
THREE WAYS TO DONATE:
2.Go to www.PayPal.com, log in, select "Send Money (Services) to email@example.com; or
3. Just mail it directly to my home. Thanks!
Paul Francis Webster
(20 Dec 1907 – 18 Mar 1984)
Music by Sammy Fain (17 June 1902 – 06 Dec 1989)
Recorded byPat Boone (b. 01 June 1934), 1957
"April Love" midi courtesy of http://www.fortunecity.com/tinpan/eltonjohn/69/midi1.html - 04/01/08
"April Love" lyrics courtesy of http://www.oldielyrics.com/lyrics/pat_boone/april_love.html - 04/01/08
Hummel's "April Showers" Image courtesy of http://www.mihummel.net/other-holidays-valentines-c-59_83.html - 04/01/08
Animated Rain Divider Line clip art courtesy of http://www.animationlibrary.com/animation/31502/Rain_line/ - 03/30/07
Birthday Cake clip art courtesy of Sarah Puckett Kressaty ('65) of VA -
Thanks, Sarah Sugah!
Hampton High School's Crab clip art courtesy of
Replaced courtesy of http://www.hamptonhigh1964.com - 02/17/09
Animated "Happy Little Rabbits We Are" clip art courtesy of http://users.bigpond.net.au/jellery/index.htm - 04/25/09
Animated Wildly Laughing Dog courtesy of Eva Ellis Madagan ('61) of FL -
Jeffrey Holman's Image "A Drop in the Bucket" courtesy of https://tearsfromalonelygod.wordpress.com/2009/10/08/a-drop-in-the-bucket - 05/23/16
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