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02/12/20 - NNHS Newsletter -
In the Arms of Love

The timeless in you is aware of life's timelessness. And knows
that yesterday is but today's memory and tomorrow is today's dream.”

Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet, 1923
(06 Jan 1883 - 10 Apr 1931)

Dear Friends and Schoolmates,  

   Back to the crooners with Andy Williams and another pre-Valentine's Day love song!

BONUS - In the Arms of Love - Andy Williams


"In the Arms of Love" is a song featured in the 1966 film, What Did You Do in the War, Daddy? The song's music was composed by Henry Mancini with lyrics by Jay Livingston and Ray Evans and was performed by Andy Williams. "In the Arms of Love" peaked at #49 on the Billboard Hot 100 and was Williams' second of four number ones on the Easy Listening chart, where it stayed at the top for two weeks in October 1966.[1] The song also reached #33 in the UK.[2]


     Happy Birthday today to Jon Pearl ('57)!

    Happy Birthday tomorrow to  Carla Fine Cripps ('65) of South Australia!

    Happy Birthday this week to:

14 -      The late Jimmy Parker ('62) (d. 30 July 2019) AND   My Niece, Renee Dick Romulus (Booker T. Washington HS - '80) of Northern VA AND  My Granddaughter (by My Children of Other Parents), Bekah Mansfield of TX;

18 - The late Bill Sawyer ('57) (d. 05/16/06) AND  Brooks Bloxom ('64) of NC;

19 -   Bobby Norris ('62) of VA AND Sandra Smith Overby ('63) AND    Linda Lane Lane ('64) of VA AND     Jamey Douglas Bacon ('66) of VA!

   Many Happy Returns to You All!


February 12, 1946 - Operation Deadlight ended after scuttling 121 of 154 captured U-boats.


February 12, 1970 - Singer-songwriter and bass player Jim Creeggan was born James Raymond Creeggan in Scarborough, Ontario, Canada.

February 12, 1970 - Footballer and manager Bryan Roy was born Bryan Edward Steven Roy in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

February 12, 1970 - Author and illustrator Judd Winick was born in Long Island, New York.

February 12, 1970 - Author and illustrator Clare Turlay Newberry (b. 10 Apr 1903 in Enterprise, Oregon) died in San Diego, California at the age of 66.

“It isn't as bad as you sometimes think it is. It all works out. Don't worry. I say that to myself every morning. It will all work out. If you do your best, it will all work out. Put your trust in God, and move forward with faith and confidence in the future. The Lord will not forsake us. He will not forsake us....If we will put our trust in Him, if we will pray to Him, if we will live worthy of His blessings, He will hear our prayers.”

- Gordon B. Hinckley, 01 Mar 1997
(23 June 1910 - 27 Jan 2008)

From Joan Lauterbach Krause ('60) of VA - 02/12/18:

   Thank you, Joan!

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  From Mary Massey Lyle ('61) of PA - 02/11/18:

  GOOD ADVICE! Thank you, Mary!

   From My Cousin, Jean Atkinson Mallory (Warsaw HS / Rappahannock HS / John Marshall HS - '65) of VA - 02/10/18:

  TRUE! Thank you, Jean!

  From Me ('65) of NC - 02/11/19:



From - 02/08/18 - "Seven Ways to Conserve Water":

Water conservation is a huge part of saving money and energy around the home; check out these seven tips for conserving water.

1. Low-flow shower heads – According to the EPA, standard shower heads use roughly 4.5 gallons of water a minute. That means for every ten-minute shower taken, 45 gallons of water are used! Installing a low-flow shower head is a quick, easy and inexpensive way to save thousands of gallons of water every year. Low-flow shower heads range from two and a half gallons a minute down to one gallon of water a minute. This could cut your water consumption during a ten-minute shower down to only 25 gallons or less depending on what model you choose! Some of these shower heads can be rather expensive; however, we found low-flow shower heads online for under $15.

2. Faucet aerators – Faucet aerators introduce air into the water coming out of the faucet and reduce the flow of water. This reduces the amount of water used while the faucet is on and it also ensures that the water pressure is not compromised in doing this. Installing faucet aerators can reduce a faucet water usage from around two gallons a minute to one gallon or less a minute.

3. Turn off the water when you aren’t using it – Don’t let the water run while you are brushing your teeth or shaving. If you need to rinse your razor while shaving, fill the sink or a cup or bowl with water and use that instead of running water the whole time.

4. Convert your toilet to low-flush – You can easily convert your toilet to a low-flush toilet by using a water bottle filled with pebbles or sand to displace some of the water. Ensure the cap is screwed on to the water bottle tightly before placing it into the tank. It is also important to make sure the toilet still flushes correctly after the water bottle is in position. If more water is needed use a smaller water bottle.

5. Use a high efficiency washing machine – High efficiency washers use about half the amount of water a regular washing machine uses and (equally important) they clean clothes just as well as a regular washing machine.

6. Only run dishwashers and washing machines with full loads in them – Running the dishwasher with only a few plates in it or using the washing machine for only a few items of clothing is very wasteful. Wait until your dishwasher is full and wear your second favorite shirt while your laundry builds up a bit.

7. Be a greener gardener – Read our tips about how to be greener gardener. Keeping your lawn and landscaping healthy will go a long way toward minimizing the need for frequent watering.

“A hospital is no place to be sick.”

- Samuel Goldwyn, film producer
(17 Aug  1882 - 31 Jan

 From My Niece, Shari, of VA - 01/22/20, 6:54 AM - "Health Is Wealth (#21 in a Series of 22)":
  Let's all try to make 2020 a good health - wealthy year!

   OOH! Thank you, Shari!


 From My Niece, Shari, of VA - 01/27/20, 10:07 AM - " Hearts (#12 in a Series of 14)":

  Wishing all of you a happy Valentine's Day.

  Thank you, Shari!


Sharon Mann's Lovey Hat for Baby - "Babies are so dear—keep them comfy and looking irresistible in cute accessories like this crocheted hat with heart earflaps."

Julie Farmer's Heartwarming Knit Scarf - "Looking for a scarf that you can knit wherever you go? This pretty stitch pattern is easy to remember and it has graceful good looks, too."


Kim Lange's Cream Cheese Cherry Biscoff Delight - "Delight everyone with this Cherry Cream Cheese Biscoff Delight! It is so creamy, fruity and that biscoff graham cracker crust is absolutely to die for! It makes my mouth water, just thinking about it and its a wonderful addition to the end of any meal or holiday affair. Perfect anytime of the year! "


From - 02/11/20:

While working in the psychology department at a local college, I was asked to enlarge a chart for a meeting. I called the copy room and asked, "Can I get something blown up down there?"

After a pause, the voice on the line replied, "I think you want the chemistry lab."

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 11, 2020 -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.

PRAYER ROLL: - updated 01/18/20

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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In the Arms of Love

from What Did You Do in the War, Daddy? (1966)

Music by Henry Mancini (16 Apr 1924 – 14 June 1994)

Words by Jay Livingston (28 Mar 1915 – 17 Oct 2001) and Ray Evans (04 Feb 1915 - 15 Feb 2007)

Recorded by Andy Williams, 1966
(03 Dec 1927 - 25 Sept 2012)

If I could hold you in the arms of love tonight
I'd never let you go
As the hours go by I'd show you why we've waited for this
As two lovers whisper low

If I could feel that magic kiss your lips invite
Imagine the joys I'd know
The day has died away, let's find a hideaway
And share the promise of a new tomorrow
In the arms of love tonight

The day has died away, let's find a hideaway
And share the promise of a new tomorrow
In the arms of love tonight

Hmm, hmm, hmm, hmm
Hmm, hmm, hmm, hmm

"In the Arms of Love" lyrics courtesy of - 02/11/18

"I Said I'd Never Let You Go" Title Image courtesy of - 02/11/18

Flower Bar 45 Divider Line clip art courtesy of - 01/10/10

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

Animated Pulsing Heart courtesy of - 02/12/05 (re-saved 02/13/09)

Booker T. Washington logo courtesy of - 09/25/07

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

Navy Seal clip art courtesy of - 05/29/06

Animated Big Hugs Smiley clip art courtesy of Sarah Puckett Kressaty ('65) of VA - 06/19/09
Thanks, Sarah Sugah!

Animated Kissing Smiley clip art courtesy of Al Farber ('64) of GA - 11/07/07
Thanks, Al!

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!

John Marshall High School's Justice Scale clip art courtesy of Cheryl White Wilson (JMHS - '64) of VA - 10/13/05 (replaced 02/23/09)
Thanks, Cheryl!

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

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