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01/17/19 - NNHS Newsletter - For All We Know

“Our personal ripple effect is the power of one generating hope and change in others for a better world.
Like ripples radiating across the surface of a pond when a pebble is tossed in, kindness is powerful
and has far-reaching, positive ramifications that bring about a tremendous sense of joy

- Laurie Buchanan

Dear Friends and Schoolmates,

   This is an inexplicable first appearance as a Newsletter theme for this 1934 classic.

BONUS #1 - For All We Know - Nat King Cole

BONUS #2 - For All We Know - The Carpenters


"For All We Know" is a popular song published in 1934. The music was written by J. Fred Coots and the lyric by Sam M. Lewis.

The lyrics start: For all we know We may never meet again.

The first charting versions in 1934 were by Hal Kemp (#3 on the US charts) and Isham Jones (#16). A version by Dinah Washington reached #88 on the chart in 1962. A version by Nat King Cole is also well known. The version by The Spinners in 1965 gave it a more contemporary sound.

The Rosemary Clooney version is heard over the closing credits of Dan Ireland's 2005 British film, Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont...



   Happy Birthday today to  Chuck Anspach ('60) of NC!

   Happy Birthday tomorrow to Eileen Rash Vaught ('57) AND  F.A. Saunders (Hampton HS - '64) of VA!

   Happy Birthday this week to:

20 - Ware Morrison ('63) of VA;

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

22 -  Bruce Sims ('56) of VA AND Carolyn Clark Wilt ('57) AND Sandra Sherman Filippo ('57) AND   the late Norman Dick ('60) (d. 26 Nov 2015) AND Rochelle Spooner ('63) of NY;

23 -  Chandler Nelms (Hampton HS - '63) of MD!

   Many Happy Returns to You All!



January 17, 1941 - Franco-Thai War: French forces inflicted a decisive defeat over the Royal Thai Navy.

January 17, 1941 -  Kuomintang forces under orders from Chiang Kai-Shek opened fire at communist forces, resuming the Chinese Civil War after World War II.

January 17, 1943 - The Greek submarine Papanikolis captured the 200-ton sailing vessel Agios Stefanos and manned her with part of her crew.

January 17, 1944 - Allied forces launched the first of four assaults on Monte Cassino with the intention of breaking through the Winter Line and seizing Rome, an effort that would ultimately take four months and cost 105,000 Allied casualties.

January 17, 1945 - Soviet forces captured the almost completely destroyed Polish city of Warsaw.

January 17, 1945 - The Nazis began the evacuation of the Auschwitz concentration camp as Soviet forces closed in.

January 17, 1945 - Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg was taken into Soviet custody while in Hungary; he was never publicly seen again.



January 17, 1969 - Black Panther Party members Bunchy Carter and John Huggins were killed during a meeting in Campbell Hall on the campus of UCLA.

January 17, 1969 - Actor Naveen Andrews was born Naveen William Sidney Andrews in Lambeth, London, England.

January 17, 1969 - Director, screenwriter, and author Lukas Moodysson was born Karl Frederik Lukas Moodysson in Lund, Skåne County, Sweden.

January 17, 1969 - DJ and producer Tiësto was born Tijs Michiel Verwest in Breda, Netherlands.


From My Friend, Susan, of NC -

“Everybody in this life has their challenges and difficulties. That is part of our mortal test. The reason for some of these trials cannot be readily understood except on the basis of faith and hope because there is often a larger purpose which we do not always understand. Peace comes through hope.”

- James E. Faust
(31 July 1920 - 10 Aug 2007)

    Thanks so much, Susan!

From Joan Lauterbach Krause ('60) of VA - 01/17/18:
   Thank you, Joan!




  From Jimmy Dick ('65) of FL - 01/16/19, 5:55 AM:

  A cold January morning gets a bad wrap. Yes, it's cold but when the sun comes out and the air is clean and crisp, it is invigorating. Looking at a frozen lake, you can see the heat of the sun turning some water to vapor as it rises like a lifting cloud. Things are quiet, yet you can hear any noises so much clearer, like the barking dog on the other side. And then you realize that all of the barren trees aren't dead, they are just lying dormant waiting for the coming sprint to burst alive again. It's a wonderful time, as are all seasons, to appreciate a loving God who took the time to immaculately design His Creation to offer the best of all things. No one of lesser intelligence, power or grace could have even come close. Be blessed and enjoy this day, for you were given the gift of another day to enjoy His handiwork. Make the most of it.

   Thank you, Jimmy!


  From Me ('65) of NC - 01/16/19:


“As far as sinking a ship with a bomb is concerned, you just can't do it.”

- U. S. Rear Admiral Clark Woodward, 1939
(04 Mar 1877 - 29 May 1967)

 From My Niece, Shari, of VA - 12/30/18 - "DIY HOME PROJECTS (#5 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!


Kathryn Vercillo's 10 Crochet Ripple Afghan Patterns - "Ripple afghan designs never go out of style. That classic chevron motif may be iconic to certain eras, but by changing the colors and width of the ripples, the design can always be updated to a current look. The best part about crochet ripples is that they are easy to learn."


Ripple Pattern - "These instructions are a generic description of how to execute this stitch pattern. For a single repeat, you'd only need eighteen stitches but you'd have a VERY narrow piece!..."


Choc Ripple Cake - "Keep the kids busy in the kitchen assembling this chocolate biscuit classic."


From - 01/16/19:

I opened my electric bill at the same time I opened my water bill.

Needless to say, I was shocked.


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

PRAYER ROLL: - updated 01/08/19

BLOG: - 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

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


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For All We Know

Lyrics by Sam M. Lewis (25 Oct 1885 – 22 Nov 1959)

Music by J. Fred Coots (02 May 1897 – 08 Apr 1985), 1934

For all we know we may never meet again
Before you go make this moment sweet again
We won't say "good night" until the last minute
I'll hold out my hand and my heart will be in it

For all we know this may only be a dream
We come and go like a ripple on a stream
So love me tonight; tomorrow was made for some
Tomorrow may never come for all we know

So love me tonight; tomorrow was made for some
Tomorrow may never come for all we know

"For All We Know" lyrics courtesy of - 01/17/19

Ripple Effect Image courtesy of - 01/17/19

Divider Line 336 clip art courtesy of - 06/15/17

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 - 10/02/05
Replaced courtesy of - 02/17/09

Animated Army Flag clip art courtesy of - 06/18/03

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!

Jeffrey Holman's Image "A Drop in the Bucket" courtesy of - 05/23/16

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