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01/10/15 - NNHS Newsletter - Somewhere Out There

For every beauty there is an eye somewhere to see it.
For every truth there is an ear somewhere to hear it.
For every love there is a heart somewhere to receive it.

- Ivan Panin
(12 Dec 1855 - 30 Oct 1942)

Dear Friends and Schoolmates, 

   I really like this song!

BONUS #1 - - Somewhere Out There, Fievel and Tanya (Phillip Glasser and Betsy Cathcart), An American Tail

BONUS #2 - - Somewhere Out There - Linda Ronstadt and Barry Mann

BONUS #3 - - Somewhere Out There - Linda Ronstadt and James Ingram - with lyrics 


"Somewhere Out There" is a song written by James Horner, Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil. Its single was released by American recording artists, pop rock icon Linda Ronstadt and R&B musician James Ingram. Originally, it appeared in the 1986 animated film An American Tail, recorded by actors Phillip Glasser and Betsy Cathcart in the role of their fictional characters as Fievel and Tanya Mousekewitz.

Steven Spielberg, the producer of An American Tail, invited songwriters Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil to collaborate with James Horner on four songs for the film's soundtrack, to be completed in a four week timeframe. The composers "felt no pressure to come up with a radio-friendly hit" and were surprised when Spielberg felt "Somewhere Out There" had Top 40 hit potential and recruited world renowned recording artists, Linda Ronstadt and James Ingram, to record a pop version of the song for the film's closing credits..[1] In the main body of the film, "Somewhere Out There" was performed by Phillip Glasser and Betsy Cathcart in the characters of the anthropomorphic mice Fievel and Tanya Mousekewitz. Produced by Ronstadt's regular producer Peter Asher, the single release of the Ronstadt/Ingram track debuted at #31 on the Adult Contemporary chart in Billboard dated 15 November 1986 crossing over to the Billboard Hot 100 dated 20 December 1986 with a #83 debut. In January 1987 "Somewhere Out There" returned Ronstadt to the Top 40 after a four year absence to eventually peak at #2 that March, behind "Jacob's Ladder" by Huey Lewis and the News. One of the last commercially released 45 RPM singles to be certified Gold for US sales of one million units, "Somewhere Out There" was also a major UK hit (peaking at #8), marking Ronstadt's first of three appearances in the UK Top 10...

   Happy Birthday today to Peggy Taylor Hudson ('57) AND   Suzanne Mason Haff (Warwick HS - '61) of NC AND    the late Bob Parrish ('68) (deceased 12 Jan 2013!

   Happy Birthday tomorrow to My Brother-in-Law, the late    Miles Nowitzky (Granby HS - '50) (deceased 07 May 2005) AND      Frances Goodson Wang ('65) of MD AND   Ron Haney ('65) of VA AND   Ron Smith ('65) of VA  AND Barbara Dye Hensley ('69) of VA AND   FlyLady of NC!

   Happy Birthday this week to:

13 - My Grandson,   Hunter Huber of Alberta;

14 - Ronnie Todd ('63);

15 - The late Skippy Weitz ('57) (deceased 22 Nov 2012) AND   Mary Markiewich Hux ('67) of VA;

16 -   Johanne Coates Richardson ('57) AND   Howard Smith ('63) of VA AND Steve Kiger ('66) of VA;

17 -   Chuck Anspach ('60) of NC!

   Many Happy Returns to You All! 


January 10, 1941 - U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt's Lend-Lease program was brought before the U.S. Congress for consideration. The program was aimed at aiding the Britain in its war effort against Germany.

January 10, 1941 - The Greek army captured Kleisoura.

January 10, 1942 - Japanese troops invaded the Dutch East Indies.

January 10, 1946 - The first meeting of the United Nations General Assembly took place with 51 nations represented.


Sunday, January 10, 1965 - Baseball umpire Wally Bell was born Wallace Robert Bell in Ravenna, Ohio.  He died of a heart attack on 14 Oct 2013 in Youngstown, Ohio at the age of 48.

Sunday, January 10, 1965 - Animator, voice actor, and singer Butch Hartman was born Elmer Earl Hartman IV in Highland Park, Michigan.

Sunday, January 10, 1965 - Crewman on the RMS Titanic Frederick Fleet (b. 15 Oct 1887 in Liverpool, England) hanged himself in Southampton, England at the age of 77

From My Friend, Daniel, of UT - 01/09/15:

“If prayer is only a spasmodic cry at the time of crisis, then it is utterly selfish, and we come to think of God as a repairman or a service agency to help us only in our emergencies. We should remember the Most High day and night---always---not only at times when all other assistance has failed and we desperately need help. If there is any element in human life on which we have a record of miraculous success and inestimable worth to the human soul, it is prayerful, reverential, devout communication with our Heavenly Father.”

-  Howard W. Hunter
(14 Nov 1907 - 03 Mar 1995)

From Paul's Sister, Paulette, of MO - 01/10/15:

I know I can trust this to you and I trust that you won't try to make a scene about it because you do have Faith and aren't ashamed of God....

You are being tested and God is going to fix two big things tonight in your favor. If you believe in God drop everything and pass it on.


   Thank you, Paulette! I really care about you, too - so I spent seven minutes sending this to over 650 people! Let's ALL have a great day tomorrow!

       From George Helliesen ('61) of MI - 01/09/15 - "Why we miss Rodney Dangerfield":

Why we miss Rodney Dangerfield

Because he once said:

My wife only has sex with me for a purpose. Last night she used me to time an egg.

It's tough to stay married. My wife kisses the dog on the lips, yet she won't drink from my glass!

Last night my wife met me at the front door. She was wearing a sexy negligee. The only trouble was, she was coming home.

A girl phoned me and said, "Come on over. There's nobody home." I went to her house, nobody was home!

A hooker once told me she had a headache.

I went to a massage parlor. It was self service.

I was making love to this girl and she started crying. I said, "Are you going to hate yourself in the morning?" She said, "No, I hate myself now."

I knew a girl so ugly that she was known as a two-bagger. That's when you put a bag over your head in case the bag over her head comes off.

I knew a girl so ugly, they use her in prisons to cure sex offenders.

My wife is such a bad cook, if we leave dental floss in the kitchen the roaches hang themselves.

I'm so ugly I stuck my head out the window and got arrested for mooning.

The other day I came home and a guy was jogging, naked. I asked him, "Why?" He said, "Because you came home early."

My wife's such a bad cook, the dog begs for Alka-Seltzer.

I know I'm not sexy. When I put my underwear on, I can hear the Fruit-of-the-Loom guys giggling.

My wife is such a bad cook, in my house we pray after every meal.

My wife likes to talk on the phone during sex; last night she called me from Chicago.

Old ones but good ones !!

    Thanks, George!

From My Friend, Tina, of SC - 01/09/15:

  Thanks, Tina! That sounds reasonable!

“All along the untrodden paths of the future I can see the footprints of an unseen hand.”

- Sir Boyle Roche
(Oct 1736 – 05 June 1807)

From George Helliesen ('61) of MI - 12/22/14 - "Modern Times (#17 in a series of 30)":

   How sad!   

     INDEED! Thanks, George!


BONUS CROCHET PATTERNS (Sorry; not theme related):

    - Little Flowers from The Treasure Room

BONUS SOMEWHERE OUT THERE RECIPE: - Egg Yolk Cookies - "Don't want to throw out those egg yolks after using the whites for angel food cake or egg white omelets? Make these scrumptious cookies for the kids! Your kids, the nieghborhood kids, kids at church or Scouts. . . . . Somewhere out there there's a kid just coming in from playing outside who would LOVE a cookie or three!"

From - 01/09/15:
An old man walked into a bar, sat down, and started crying.

The bartender asked, “What’s wrong?”

The old man looked at the bartender through teary eyes and between sobs said, “I married a beautiful woman two days ago. She’s a natural blonde, twenty-five, intelligent, a marvelous cook, a meticulous housekeeper, extremely sensitive to my wants and needs, very giving, my best friend, and intensely passionate in bed.”

The bartender stared at the old man for a brief moment and said, “But that sounds great! You have what every man wants in a woman, so why are crying?”

The old man looked at the bartender and said, “I can’t remember where I live!”

1. Wednesday, January 14, 2015 - The NNHS Class of June 1942 meets at noon on the second Wednesday of every other month for a Dutch treat lunch at the James River Country Club, 1500 Country Club Road. PLEASE JOIN THEM. Give or take a few years makes no difference. Good conversation, food and atmosphere. For details, call Jennings Bryan at 803-7701 for reservations.

PRAYER ROLL: - updated 01/09/15

BLOG: - updated 03/13/11

Carol Buckley Harty
7020 Lure Court
Fayetteville, NC 28311-9309


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Somewhere Out There

Written by James Horner (b. 14 Aug 1953), Barry Mann (b. 09 Feb 1939),
Cynthia Weil (b. 18 Oct 1940) for the movie An American Tail, 1986

Recorded by Linda Ronstadt (b. 15 July 1946) and James Ingram (b. 16 Feb 1952)

Somewhere out there beneath the pale moonlight
Someone's thinking of me and loving me tonight

Somewhere out there someone's saying a prayer
That we'll find one another in that big somewhere out there

And even though I know how very far apart we are
It helps to think we might be wishing on the same bright star

And when the night wind starts to sing a lonesome lullaby
It helps to think we're sleeping underneath the same big sky

Somewhere out there if love can see us through
Then we'll be together somewhere out there
Out where dreams come true

And even though I know how very far apart we are
It helps to think we might be wishing on the same bright star

And when the night wind starts to sing a lonesome lullaby
It helps to think we're sleeping underneath the same big sky

Somewhere out there if love can see us through
Then we'll be together somewhere out there
Out where dreams come true

"Somewhere Out There" midi courtesy of - 01/09/07

  "Somewhere Out There" lyrics courtesy of  - 01/09/07

"Somewhere Out There" image courtesy of - 01/09/07

Hearts Vine Divider Line clip art courtesy of - 01/30/06

Animated Tiny Birthday Cake clip art courtesy of Sarah Puckett Kressaty ('65) of VA - 08/31/05
Thanks, Sarah Sugah!

Animated Navy and Army Flags clip art courtesy of - 06/18/03

FlyLady Logo courtesy of - 10/13/11

Army Seal clip art courtesy of Al Farber ('64) of GA - 05/24/06 (still missing...)
Thanks, Al!
Replaced by Norm Covert ('61) of MD - 02/09/09
Thanks, Norm!

Animated Fat Frog courtesy of Wayne Stokes ('65) of VA - 07/16/08
Thanks, Wayne!

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