12/16/20 - NNHS Newsletter -
O Little Town of Bethlehem
“Christmas in Bethlehem. The ancient dream:
a cold, clear night made brilliant
Dear Friends and Schoolmates,
Today's Christmas carol, soft and gentle, is one of my very favorites.
BONUS #1 -
O Little Town of
Bethlehem - Nat King Cole
BONUS #2 - O Little Town of Bethlehem - beautifully gentle instrumental version, with equally nice visuals
BONUS #3 -
O Little Town of
Bethlehem - Frank Sinatra, 1948
BONUS #4 - O Little Town of Bethlehem - Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra, 2012
BONUS #5 - O Little Town of Bethlehem - Sarah McLachlan
BONUS #6 - O Little Town of Bethlehem - Jim Reeves
BONUS #7 - O Little Town of Bethlehem - Barbra Streisand
THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:
Happy Birthday today to The late Betty Brockwell McClure ('58) (d. 05 Mar 2020)!
Happy Birthday tomorrow to Norma Helmick Burks ('63) AND Tom Oxner ('65) of AR!
Happy Birthday this week to:
18 - James Strickland ('57);
19 - Durwood Adams ('57) AND the late Suzie Bauz ('63) (d. 11/03/14);
20 - Ellen Carney Manson ('63) of SC;
21 - Ray Stinnette ('63) of VA;
22 - Kitty Norman Haskins ('57) of VA AND the late Elliott Schlosser ('63) (d. 05/27/20) AND Dottie Pegram Daniels (NNHS / George Washington HS - '64) of WV AND Harry Barritt ('64) of VA AND Dale Mueller ('64) of VA AND Bill Rash ('67) of VA;
23 - Tom Flax ('64) of VA AND Joyce Lawrence Cahoon ('65) of VA AND Holly Hill Campbell (Hampton Roads Academy - '72) of VA!
Many Happy Returns, One and All!
100 YEARS AGO TODAY:
THIS DAY IN WWII:
December 16, 1941 -World War II: Japanese forces occupy Miri, Sarawak.
December 16, 1942 -Holocaust: Porajmos – Heinrich Himmler ordered that Roma candidates for extermination be deported to Auschwitz.
December 16, 1944 -The Battle of the Bulge began with the surprise offensive of three German armies through the Ardennes forest.
THIS DAY IN 1970:
|December 16, 1970 - Actress and publicist Miranda Otto was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.|
From My Friend, Susan, of NC -
|“Christmas is what we
make of it. Despite all the distractions, we can see to it that Christ
is at the center of our celebration. If we have not already done so, we
can establish Christmas traditions for ourselves and for our families
which will help us capture and keep the spirit of Christmas.”
Thomas S. Monson
Thanks so much, Susan!
From Joan Lauterbach Krause ('60) of VA - 12/16/17:
|Thank you, Joan!|
From Domi O'Brien ('64) of NH - 12/15/17:
distrust camels, and anyone else who can go a week without a drink.”
- Joe E. Lewis
|OOH! Thank you, Shari!|
BONUS CHRISTMAS GIFT CROCHET PATTERNS:
Michele Maks' Bright Striped Wristers - "Try a daring color to brighten up a trendy pair of wristers. Only you will know how easily they were crocheted and how practical they are in keeping hands warm and fingers free to do more crocheting!"
Puppy Mug Hug - "Here's a clever, crocheted mug hug that is a fun gift for animal lovers of any age. It will encourage kids to drink their milk or keep drinks warm for older folks. Made with easy-care yarn, you can wash it often and it will stay looking great."
Mr. Food's Chocolate Almond Bark - "Chocolate Almond Bark is a classic sweet snack that is so simple to make. Make a pan of almond bark, break it up, wrap it in colorful plastic wrap and tie it with ribbon for a great anytime gift."
From Joyce Lawrence Cahoon ('65) of VA - 12/15/09 - "Brittle":
2 sticks butter
Spread a long piece of foil out on your counter
top (about 20 inches long.) Spray very lightly with cooking spray (any
brand will do). Melt butter in large saucepan. Stir in sugar and stir
till dissolved. Add honey, syrup and nuts. Now set your timer for 12
minutes and stir often or continuously till the time is up. Pour mixture
out and spread quickly and very thin. Let cool 5 minutes, then score with
a sharp knife. When completely cooled (about 1 hour, break into desired
size pieces. Make sure it is thoroughly cooled before storing in containers
or it will stick together. Store on a cool area. Really easy recipe!!
|OH, YUM! Thanks again, Joyce!|
From www.ajokeaday.com - 12/15/17:
|"Stop making a big deal out of it, it's not a
"Sometimes the smallest things hurt the most."
"Well, you can sit comfortably on a mountain, but you can't on a needle!"
http://www.nnhs65.com/requests-prayers.html - updated 12/20/20
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
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Carol Buckley Harty
7020 Lure Court
Fayetteville, NC 28311-9309
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O Little Town of Bethlehem
Phillips Brooks, 1868
(13 Dec 1835 - 23 Jan 1893)
Music ("St. Louis") by
(15 Dec 1831 - 29 Aug 1908)
O little town of Bethlehem, how still we see thee lie!
Above thy deep and dreamless sleep the silent stars go by.
Yet in thy dark streets shineth the everlasting Light;
The hopes and fears of all the years are met in thee tonight.
For Christ is born of Mary, and gathered all above,
While mortals sleep, the angels keep their watch of wondering love.
O morning stars together, proclaim the holy birth,
And praises sing to God the King, and peace to men on earth!
How silently, how silently, the wondrous Gift is giv’n;
So God imparts to human hearts the blessings of His Heav’n.
No ear may hear His coming, but in this world of sin,
Where meek souls will receive Him still, the dear Christ enters in.
Where children pure and happy pray to the blessèd Child,
Where misery cries out to Thee, Son of the mother mild;
Where charity stands watching and faith holds wide the door,
The dark night wakes, the glory breaks, and Christmas comes once more.
O holy Child of Bethlehem, descend to us, we pray;
Cast out our sin, and enter in, be born in us today.
We hear the Christmas angels the great glad tidings tell;
O come to us, abide with us, our Lord Emmanuel!
"O Little Town of Bethlehem" midi courtesy of http://www.christiananswers.net/midimenu.html - 12/03/05
Animated Laughing Cat courtesy
of Joyce Lawrence Cahoon ('65) of VA - 07/29/08
Animated Ringing Christmas Bell clip art (designed by Art Holden) courtesy of http://www.animationfactory.com - 12/08/05
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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