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01/14/19 - NNHS Newsletter - It's Always You

The most important things are the hardest to say,
because words diminish them.”

- Stephen King
(b. 21 Sept 1947)

Dear Friends and Schoolmates,

   At times such as these, Frank always seems to arrive to sing to me. There seems to be no midi file for this 1940 classic, so just let him sing to you, too.

BONUS - It's Always You - Frank Sinatra


THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:

   Happy Birthday today to Ronnie Todd ('63)!

   Happy Birthday tomorrow to The late Skippy Weitz ('57) (d. 22 Nov 2012) AND  Mary Markiewich Hux ('67) of VA!

   Happy Birthday this week to:

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

17 -  Chuck Anspach ('60) of NC;

18 - Eileen Rash Vaught ('57) AND  F.A. Saunders (Hampton HS - '64) of VA;

20 - Ware Morrison ('63) of VA;

21 - Carol Collier Sparrow ('63) of VA!
 

   Many Happy Returns to You All!


THIS DAY IN WWII:

January 14, 1942 - The U.S. and Great Britain agreed to have the British Chiefs of Staff and the U.S. Joint Chiefs work together to advise their leaders on military policy during the war.

January 14, 1942 - U.S. President Roosevelt issued an order that required all aliens to register with the government.

January 14, 1943 - Operation Ke, the successful Japanese operation to evacuate their forces from Guadalcanal during the Guadalcanal campaign, began.

January 14, 1943 - Franklin D. Roosevelt became the first President of the United States to travel via airplane while in office when he traveled from Miami, Florida to Morocco to meet with Winston Churchill.

January 14, 1943 - Prime Minister Winston Churchill and President Franklin D. Roosevelt met in Casablanca, Morocco (Casablanca Conference), to discuss strategy and study the next phase of the war. This event was the first time an American president left American soil during wartime.


THIS DAY IN 1969:

January 14, 1969 - USS Enterprise fire: An accidental explosion aboard the USS Enterprise near Hawaii killed 28 people.

January 14, 1969 - Actor, director, and producer Jason Bateman was born Jason Kent Bateman in Rye, New York.

January 14, 1969 - Cricketer Martin Bicknell was born Martin Paul Bicknell in Guildford, Surrey, England.

January 14, 1969 - Singer-songwriter, guitarist, and drummer Dave Grohl was born Dave Eric Grohl in Warren, Ohio.


“Though we are incomplete, God loves us completely. Though we are imperfect, He loves us perfectly. Though we may feel lost and without compass, God’s love encompasses us completely.”

-  Dieter F. Uchtdorf
(b. 06 Nov 1940)

    Thanks so much, Susan!


From Joan Lauterbach Krause ('60) of VA - 01/14/18:

   Thank you, Joan!
 
 


  From Jimmy Dick ('65) of FL - 01/14/19, 5:54 AM:
 

  Good morning, everyone. Another Monday is here so get the cobwebs out of your head and the "I don't wannas" out of your thoughts, then say a prayer and put a smile on your face. It's time to get going again after the weekend. And the good thing is that in five days we'll have another one. Wherever you go and whatever you do, put forth the Spirit that was recharged yesterday and smile, Brothers and Sister, smile. It will make the entire week go so fast. Have a great day.

   Thank you, Jimmy!

 
 

 


  From My #2 Son, Brent Harty ( Hillsboro HS, IL - Boy with Best Personality in the Class of 1990) of NC - 01/13/19, 11:07 PM:

  This bubba is getting real big...he'll be 4 months old on the 15th. He is really still just a baby... a 43 lb. baby! Chief is sitting here as if he is supposed to sit at the table!

   Thank you, Brent! He's such a sweet puppy - and what big hands he has!

Chris, Chief, and Brent
 

 


From Drema Ferguson Covington Plott ('66) of VA - 01/11/19:  
 

  Thanks, Drema!
 
 

 


    From Sarah Puckett Kressaty ('65) of VA - 01/13/17:

  Thanks, Sarah Sugah! I seem to have that very same problem!
 
 



F
rom www.Success.com - 01/12/18 - "10 ‘Harmless’ Habits to Drop If You Want to Be Successful":
 

10 ‘Harmless’ Habits to Drop If You Want to Be Successful
Quit doing things that hinder your success, stat

1. Saying Yes When You Want to Say No
If a project, partnership or opportunity doesn’t resonate with you and does not feel aligned with your values and your goals, you need to be comfortable about setting boundaries. Learn how to say no with kindness right from the start because, as you become more successful, more people will compete for your time and attention. Not setting healthy boundaries will end up in overwhelm and burnout.

—Ajit Nawalkha, Mindvalley

2. Hanging Onto People Who Don’t Want to Grow
For business owners especially, the people who got your company to where you are today may not be the ones to get you to where you want to be tomorrow. If they can’t grow with you, it’s time to replace them with those who can.

—Brandon Dempsey, goBRANDgo!

3. Working Through Lunch
Working through lunch is a habit I find a lot of business owners take on. Most justify it with, “If I work through lunch, I’ll just leave a few minutes early” and that isn’t what ends up happening. It’s hard to disconnect midday, especially if you’re in a productive spurt, but it’s important to take a few minutes to recharge. Not doing so will lower your productivity and lead to burnout faster.

—Leila Lewis, Be Inspired PR

4. Failing to Exercise
If you fail to exercise, that lack of discipline will translate into other areas of your life, including your business. When you exercise, you are more alert and sharp, and you will operate at a higher level.

—Ryan Shank, PhoneWagon

5. Multitasking
It is technically impossible to multitask. When you try to do multiple things at once, you effectively take away full attention and concentration from anything, and you shortchange whatever it is you are doing.

—Adam Witty, Advantage Media Group

6. Pinging People
In a perfect world, everything you do would be working toward some goal (even if it is recharging on the couch). Sending emails that do not advance a relationship because you want to “ping” them or “touch base” is at best useless and could be harmful. There are definite exceptions where being on someone’s mind is valuable, but try to connect it with value creation or a mutual memory.

—Douglas Hutchings, Picasolar

7. Striving for Perfection
I often let the perfect become the enemy of the good. The result is that I have a lot of projects that are still in the “development” queue, while I continually refine them. The fact is, however, most defects that I see are not elements that others will see. I am working on letting go of the hesitation to perfect everything that I work on.

—Mark Daoust, Quiet Light Brokerage, Inc.

8. Not Protecting Your Recharge Time
If you’re a workaholic, it can be easy to let your own time get taken over by work, over and over until you’re not taking any time for yourself. This may seem like it’s making you more efficient, but it will start quickly doing the opposite. There’s no faster way to burn out. Don’t fall into the habit of denying yourself the time you need to recharge.

—Matt Doyle, Excel Builders

9. Immediately Answering PMs and Emails
This is by far the largest problem with many people achieving success, especially on a day-to-day basis. If you answer an email or PM, you should be committed to it, or it’ll quickly take you away from whatever task you are completing at the moment, hindering success. Plan periods every hour or two to answer daily emails or PMs.

—Obinna Ekezie, Wakanow.com

10. Not Prioritizing Your Day
I recently started using The Productivity Planner and it’s changed everything for me. It forces you to actually sit down and only pick a few things you’re going to get done, especially the things that often end up getting punted from day to day. Before that, I was letting my calendar and to-do list run my day and never felt like I was getting the important stuff done.

—Mike Woitach, Confluence Coffee Co.


“I told you to make one longer than the other and instead you have made one shorter than the other.”

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


 From My Niece, Shari, of VA - 12/30/18 - "DIY HOME PROJECTS (#2 in a Series of 20)":
 

  Love some of these super ideas and hope others do too.

The stone carpet is awesome. My great aunt, who used live in Williamsburg, did some stone work on her patio. It was pretty, but not this detailed. Looks like a fun project to do with others. It would be quite the endeavor for one.

The cheese grater one is also one I like, a lot. The simplicity is nice and gives it a vintage feel.

There are so many talented people in our world!

   OOH! Thank you, Shari!

 
 


BONUS IT'S ALWAYS REFRESHING CROCHET PATTERNS:

It’s So Easy! 46 Easy Crochet Granny Square Patterns - "... What's great about granny squares is that there are so many different varieties and ways to crochet them. So if one pattern is a little more difficult than you expected, you can try a different one. Crocheting takes practice and it's always refreshing to crochet a nice, simple, granny square..."


BONUS ALWAYS DELICIOUS RECIPE:

Jody Clark's Always Delicious Cherry Pie - "Sweet and sour cherry pie. Incredibly yummy with vanilla ice cream! Be sure to get the regular cherries, not cherry pie filling."


FINALLY:

From www.ajokeaday.com - 01/13/19:

My husband and I both work, so our family eats out a lot.

Recently, when we were having a rare home-cooked meal, I handed a glass to my three-year-old and told her to drink her milk.

She looked at me bewildered and replied, "But I didn’t order milk."


DATES TO REMEMBER:
1. Every Tuesday, 7:30 AM - Male grads meet at Angelo's Restaurant on J. Clyde Morris Boulevard for breakfast and camaraderie.

2. Wednesday, March 13, 2019 -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:

http://www.nnhs65.com/requests-prayers.html - updated 01/08/19

BLOG:

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
910-584-8802

"Never underestimate
the power of a drop
in the bucket."

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1. Visit the main page (http://www.nnhs65.com), scroll halfway down, and click on the Pay Pal Donate Button (nnhs65@gmail.com);

2. Go to www.PayPal.com, log in, select "Send Money (Services) to nnhs65@gmail.com; or

3. Just mail it directly to my home. Thanks! 


It's Always You

Lyrics by Johnny Burke (03 Oct 1908 — 25 Feb 1964)

Music by Jimmy Van Heusen (26 Jan 1913 - 06 Feb 1990)

Recorded by Frank Sinatra (12 Dec 1915 – 14 May 1998) with the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra, 1940


Whenever it's early twilight
I watch 'til a star breaks through
Funny, it's not a star I see
It's always you

Whenever I roam through roses
And lately I often do
Funny, it's not a rose I touch
It's always you

If a breeze, caresses me
It's really you strolling by
If I hear, a melody
It's merely the way you sigh

Wherever you are you're near me
You dare me to be untrue
Funny, each time I fall in love
It's always you


"It's Always You" lyrics courtesy
of http://www.sing365.com/music/lyric.nsf/It%27s-Always-You-lyrics-Frank-Sinatra/D5CBCFC1338F70524825691F000A615F - 01/18/12

"Always You" Image courtesy of http://whenyouloveme.tumblr.com/page/18 - 01/18/12

Beauty Multi-Flower Divider Line clip art courtesy of - well, I cannot seem to locate that information at the moment.....

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

Hampton High School's Crab clip art courtesy of http://www.geocities.com/agent99bm/ - 10/02/05
Replaced courtesy of http://www.hamptonhigh1964.com - 02/17/09

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!

Hillsboro High School's Topper (Band Version) clip art courtesy of http://www.hillsboroschools.net/schools/hhs/activities/music2/Band/bio.html - 06/07/08
Thanks, Mark!

Animated "Happy Little Rabbits We Are" clip art courtesy of http://users.bigpond.net.au/jellery/index.htm - 04/25/09

Animated  Laughing Jerry courtesy of Cookie Phillips Tyndall ('64) of VA - 06/14/06
Thanks, Cookie!

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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