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02/22/22 02:14 PM #438    


Antone Ponte

Our classmate Joe Ribeirois in need of our prayer and thoughts as he fights his way back from some health issues.  In early February Joe had a heart attack and stents were installed to fix the issue.  Joe was on the mend until Feb 16th when he experienced a major stroke.  Again Joe is fighting back, now walking with only a nurse by his side, and his speech is improving and therapy will help in that area also.  Please take a moment and say a prayer for him and a speedy recovery.

05/11/22 04:35 PM #439    


Dave Medeiros

When Paul McCartney, John Lennon, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr played their first gig together in Liverpool in 1962, they never could have guessed their legacy would be imprinted in the brains of millions of people. The Beatles have had an immeasurable impact on music, thanks to their catchy melodies and universally relatable lyrics. Their songs have influenced countless pop singers, rock bands, and experimental artists, and they continue to be covered and sampled by musicians to this day.

Although many of the early Beatles songs were incredibly simple, the writing duo of Lennon and McCartney hit on all-encompassing truths about love and life. Their later albums, which increasingly included the songwriting of George and Ringo, added a fresh perspective to the beloved band’s repertoire. When the Beatles moved into concept albums with Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band in 1967, their songs took on a psychedelic tone, but they didn’t lose any of the heart and vulnerability that attracted so many fans to their music. In fact, their ability to incorporate more experimental music styles gave them the space to explore more complex lyrical themes, and these later albums have a depth that makes them even more moving. These 26 Beatles lyrics are a small sample of the emotional wisdom the musical icons brought to every album throughout their legendary career.

I found that love was more
Than just holding hands
 “If I Fell,” A Hard Day’s Night, 1964


I don't care too much for money, money can't buy me love
 “Can’t Buy Me Love,” A Hard Day’s Night, 1964


Tomorrow may rain so I'll follow the sun
 “I’ll Follow the Sun,” Beatles for Sale, 1964


When I was younger, so much younger than today
I never needed anybody's help in any way
But now these days are gone, I'm not so self assured
Now I find I've changed my mind and opened up the doors
 “Help!,” Help!, 1965


Life is very short and there's no time
For fussing and fighting, my friend
 “We Can Work It Out,” Rubber Soul, 1965


There are places I'll remember
All my life though some have changed.
Some forever not for better.
Some have gone and some remain.
All these places have their moments
With lovers and friends I still can recall.
Some are dead and some are living.
In my life, I've loved them all
 “In My Life,” Rubber Soul, 1965


All the lonely people, where do they all come from?
All the lonely people, where do they all belong?
 “Eleanor Rigby,” Revolver, 1966


Keeping an eye on the world going by my window
Taking my time
 “I’m Only Sleeping,” Revolver, 1966


I get by with a little help from my friends
 “With a Little Help From My Friends,” Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, 1967


I've got to admit it's getting better,
A little better all the time
 “Getting Better,” Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, 1967


And the time will come when you see we're all one
And life flows on within you and without you
 “Within You Without You," Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, 1967


There's nothing you can do that can't be done.
Nothing you can sing that can't be sung
 “All You Need Is Love,” Magical Mystery Tour, 1967


Nothing you can do, but you can learn how to be you in time
It's easy
All you need is love
 “All You Need Is Love,” Magical Mystery Tour, 1967


Living is easy with eyes closed
Misunderstanding all you see
It's getting hard to be someone, but it all works out
 “Strawberry Fields Forever,” Magical Mystery Tour, 1967


I don't know why nobody told you
How to unfold your love
 “While My Guitar Gently Weeps,” The Beatles (The White Album), 1968


All your life
You were only waiting for this moment to arise
 “Blackbird,” The Beatles (The White Album), 1968


The sun is up, the sky is blue
It's beautiful, and so are you
– “Dear Prudence,” The Beatles (The White Album), 1968


Remember to let her into your heart
Then you can start to make it better.
 “Hey Jude,” Hey Jude, 1968


Well you know that it's a fool who plays it cool
By making his world a little colder
 “Hey Jude,” Hey Jude, 1968


Here comes the sun, and I say
It's all right
 “Here Comes the Sun,” Abbey Road, 1969


And in the end
The love you take
Is equal to the love you make
 “The End,” Abbey Road, 1969


One thing I can tell you is you got to be free
 “Come Together,” Abbey Road, 1969


You and I have memories
Longer than the road that stretches out ahead
 “Two of Us,” Let It Be, 1970


And when the night is cloudy, there is still a light that shines on me
Shine on 'til tomorrow, let it be.
 “Let It Be,” Let It Be, 1970


Limitless undying love which shines around me like a
Million suns, it calls me on and on,
Across the universe
 “Across the Universe,” Let It Be, 1970


The long and winding road that leads to your door
Will never disappear
 “The Long and Winding Road,” Let It Be, 1970

08/28/22 08:47 PM #440    


Dave Medeiros

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09/03/22 04:43 PM #441    


Emma Scieszka (Cobb)

Hi Classmates,

Does anyone have a dvd of our last reunionv at White's? I had one but cant find it and I would love to play it for my granddaughter,  Mike is on it and he died when she was 11. It would mean alot. I will make a copy and get it back to you quickly. Thanks  Emma Scieszka Cobb   508 9517775   Could be 1995 0r 2000.


09/10/22 08:50 PM #442    


Dave Medeiros

Good Old Lincoln Park

09/11/22 06:47 PM #443    

Barbara Fernandes (Lanagan)

Hi gang! It's been a long time since we've all chatted. I hope everyone is doing okay for our tender years of 75! Can you believe it? It's a far cry from 1965 and what lives we've led. Teachers, Doctors, lawyers, communication, economics, entrepreneurs, homebodies, etc. Oh, the things we've seen and done! The history and music our generation will leave behind. No one has lived as fiercely as us, have fought as hard and the lessons we've learned are our legacy. If you were blessed to have children in your life, there is no greater a gift or joy, especially to have grandchildren. We also drove the coolest cars back in the day, and car shows continue until this day. We had Horseneck Beach, Mary's Pond, Long Pond, east and west beaches and old Cape Cod. We had the shapes for those suits back then.....glad to drop you all a line... thinking of you ... by the way ... if you are in the area, head to Profile Tavern in East Freetown. Great family dining. My son is one of the owners. One of a New Generation of entrepreneurs!

09/12/22 11:18 AM #444    


Jack (John) Nunes

Hope you all have a great autumn and enjoy your 75th year, ENJOY! đŸ˜ŗ 




09/17/22 06:32 PM #445    

Manuel Correia

We did not know how good we had it back then. Cousins would come over to play ball in the street and everyone survived. Yes we had it good.

09/17/22 07:22 PM #446    


Dave Medeiros

New Bedford /Fairhaven Bridge at sunset

HOME | Fleet Marina - "Largest & Longest Floating Docks in New Bedford."

09/18/22 06:17 PM #447    

Dennis Lang

I think of our high school days often. It was a great time to live and in an awesome part of the country. I wouldn't trade those memories for anything!

09/19/22 09:36 AM #448    

William Thorn

Spent weekend at walk a thon and car show fundraisers for Share Foundation. Old cars from 50,60,70,80 and even some modern ones along with plenty of our era music. Great time and great group. Look them up on line @ or like their facebook page. Well wishes to class.

10/14/22 01:36 AM #449    

Ray Ferreira



The human brain works in strange and unusual ways.  See below.


Reading Challenge
All the years I spent in school learning to spell..... and now discover it was not necessary or even useful!  Teachers should have no problem reading this one! 
 Here's another trick of Doctor Dementia to test your skills... 

Can you meet this challenge?

We've seen this with the letters out of order, but this is the first time we've seen it using numbers.  Good example of a Brain Study: If you can read this out loud you have a strong mind.  And better than that: Alzheimer's is a long long, way down the road before it ever gets anywhere near you.

7H15                    M3554G3

53RV35          7O      PR0V3

H0W         0UR      M1ND5      C4N

D0         4M4Z1NG       7H1NG5!

1MPR3551V3            7H1NG5!

1N        7H3       B3G1NN1NG

17        WA5      H4RD      BU7

N0W,       0N    7H15       LIN3

Y0UR         M1ND      1S

R34D1NG 17         4U70M471C4LLY

W17H0U7            3V3N

7H1NK1NG      4B0U7     17,

B3      PROUD!        0NLY

C3R741N          P30PL3     C4N

R3AD           7H15!

PL3453         F0RW4RD     1F

U      C4N      R34D      7H15.
To my 'selected' strange-minded friends: If you can read the following paragraph, forward it on to your friends with 'yes' in the subject line. Only great minds can read this. This is weird, but interesting!

If you can raed this, you have a sgtrane mnid, too.

Can you raed this? Olny 55 people out of 100 can.

I cdnuolt blveiee that I cluod aulaclty uesdnatnrd what I was rdanieg.  The phaonmneal pweor of the hmuan mnid, aoccdrnig to a rscheearch at Cmabrigde Uinervtisy, it dseno't mtaetr in what oerdr the ltteres in a word are, the olny iproamtnt tihng is that the frsit and last ltteer be in the rghit pclae.  The rset can be a taotl mses and you can still raed it whotuit a pboerlm.  This is bcuseae the huamn mnid deos not raed ervey lteter by istlef, but the word as a wlohe.  Azanmig huh?  Yaeh and I awlyas tghuhot slpeling was ipmorantt!  If you can raed this forwrad it.

10/14/22 11:43 AM #450    


Dave Medeiros

This is great!  Thanks, Ray!!!


Let's hope other classmates follow your lead and

post some things that they find interesting as well!

11/14/22 05:49 PM #451    


Claudia Aguiar (Settele)

It is with sadness that I post that our classmate, Thelma ( Taylor) Moreira, pass away over the weekend. I knew her since elementary school and cheered along side her at Roosevelt JR High. Great person and friends. Claudia Aguiar Settele.

11/15/22 12:36 PM #452    

Rita Ann Rosa

So sorry to hear of the passing of Thelma Taylor.  Remember her from Roosevelt Jr High.  She was a great girl.  Always enjoyed being in her company.  May her soul rest in peace.  

11/19/22 05:59 PM #453    


Dave Medeiros

Groaners ...

I never thought orthopedic shoes would really work for me.  ...  But I stand corrected.

Once upon a time there was a king who was only 12 inches tall.  ... He was a terrible king,  but he made a great ruler.

A Mexican magician says he will disappear on the count of 3.  He says: "Uno, dos ..."    Poof.       He disappeared without a tres.

I wrote a book on how to fall down the stairs.    ....  It's a step by step guide.

My son was chewing on electric cords, so I had to ground him. ... It's OK, though. He's doing better and conducting himself properly.

An armed man ran into a real estate agency and shouted: "Nobody move!"

I asked the surgeon if I could administer my own anesthetic. He said, "Sure. Knock yourself out!"

I got into a fight today with 1, 3, 5, 7 and 9.   ... The odds were really against me.

In Britain it's called a lift but Americans call it an elevator. ... I guess we were just raised differently.

97% of people are stupid.   ...  Glad I'm in the other 5%


I have 2 unwritten rules:



11/20/22 08:46 AM #454    

Charles "Chuck" Morris

Dave. You're worth way more money. Thanks for all you do 👏đŸģ👏đŸģ👏đŸģ👍🙏

11/20/22 10:54 AM #455    

Judith Machado (Gobeil)

Great job Dave as always you have me laughing

11/20/22 03:29 PM #456    

Ray Ferreira


LOL -  Excellent jokes -  Excellent  !!!!!

11/20/22 04:27 PM #457    


Karen von Bergen

Thanks, Dave! You always make me smile!

11/21/22 10:31 AM #458    


Dave Medeiros

Thanks, all.  I'm pleased to see that you check out the website  ...  that's the reason for the postings ... to try to keep us all in touch from time to time.  Take a moment once in a while to post something .. it is YOUR webpage  ... and I'm sure others would like to see what you have to offer ... photos of interesting places that you have been, cartoons that you found funny, a joke or poem ... anything  ... enjoy!  (and Happy holidays!!!).

11/21/22 10:43 AM #459    

Dennis Lang

Great job Dave!

11/21/22 11:44 AM #460    

Raymond Veary

Great job, Dave. Keep 'em coming.😆

11/23/22 11:43 AM #461    


Jack (John) Nunes

Hope you all have a great Thanksgiving! Stay safe. đŸĻƒ

11/24/22 11:03 AM #462    

William Thorn

Happy turkey day y'all. Remember to watch your diet.
😀🍗🍰đŸĨŽđŸ¨đŸŽ‚đŸē🍾I am watching mine with homemade pumpkin bread for breakfast. 1 loaf down 3 to go.😅

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