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06/08/20 - NNHS Newsletter -
Count Every Star

“Everything that can be counted does not necessarily count;
everything that counts cannot necessarily be counted.”

- Albert Einstein
(14 Mar 1879 - 18 Apr 1955 )

Dear Friends and Schoolmates,

   "Do you know why they call me 'The Count'? Because I like to count things."  ~  Count von Count

BONUS - Count Every Star


"Count Every Star" is a song written by Bruno Coquatrix and Sammy Gallop and first released by Ray Anthony and His Orchestra. It reached #4 on the US pop chart in 1950.[1]


   Happy Birthday this week to:

10 -    Sydney Dearing ('56) of TN AND   the late Eileen Casey Sparkman (Ferguson HS - '68) (d. 08/16/11);

11 - Joan Warren Smith ('63) AND  Butch Corson ('63) of Northern VA;

12 - Cynthia Clontz Mears ('57);

14 - The United States Army - 1775 AND   the late Rosalee Will Jecmenek ('65) (d. 20 July 2013) AND Cindy _____ Konstant of VA (Wife of  George Konstant - '65 of VA) AND  Linda McKenna Sivilich of PA;

16 - Jane Hoffman ('57) AND  Kay Walker Gray ('57) of VA AND    Nancy Dearing Berry ('62) of TX!

   Many Happy Returns to You All!


June 08, 1940 -
The completion of Operation Alphabet, the evacuation of Allied forces from Narvik at the end of the Norwegian Campaign.

June 08, 1941 - The Allies invaded Syria and Lebanon.

June 08, 1942 - Japanese imperial submarines I-21 and I-24 shelled the Australian cities of Sydney and Newcastle.


June 08, 1970 - Businesswoman, politician and activist Gabrielle Giffords was born Gabrielle Dee Giffords in Tucson, Arizona.

June 08, 1970 - The 68th Mayor of Detroit, Kwame Kilpatrick, was born Kwame Malik Kilpatrick in Detroit, Michigan.

June 08, 1970 - Rugby league player and sportscaster Steve Renouf was born  in Murgon, Queensland, Australia.

June 08, 1970 - Ice hockey player Troy Vincent was born Troy Darnell Vincent in Trenton, New Jersey.

June 08, 1970 - Psychologist and academic Abraham Maslow (b. Abraham Harold Maslow on 01 Apr 1908 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York) died in Menlo Park, California at the age of 62.

From My Friend, Susan, of NC - 06/07/15:

“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. ... He loves every one of us, even those who are flawed, rejected, awkward, sorrowful, or broken.

- Dieter F. Uchtdorf
(b. 06 Nov 1940

    Thanks so much, Susan!

From Joan Lauterbach Krause ('60) of VA - 04/23/18:

  Thank you, Joan!

  From Mary Massey Lyle ('61) of PA - 06/07/18:

  WOW! Thank you ever so much for this life-saving information, Mary!

From My Cousin Jean's Daughter, Samantha, of VA - 06/02/18:

       BRILLIANT! Thanks so much for this vital reminder, Samantha! Even knowing these things, it seems to be very difficult for many of us to remember not to blurt out these insensitive and hurtful responses!  

  From My Cousin, Cheryl White Wilson (James Blair HS / John Marshall HS - '64) of VA - 06/07/18:

  ABSOLUTELY! Thank you, Cheryl!

 From Jerry Blanchard ('62) of VA - 06/07/18:

  Thanks, Jerry!  

“When all else fails, there's always delusion.

- Conan O'Brien
(b. 18 Apr 1963


Count Every Star Afghan Square 

Nadia Harris' Twinkle Twinkle Little Star Baby Blanket - "Kiss your little ones goodnight while they sleep soundly under the Twinkle Twinkle Little Star Baby Blanket. Shaped like a a star, this pattern is adorable in every way. This crochet baby afghan can be made any size if you keep crocheting. Make this blanket for an expecting mother or to give to a little one for Christmas. Kids will love and cherish this blanket for years to come. "


Knit Stars - "Twinkle, twinkle, little knit stars, in every color of Northampton Sport! These pretty little stars are made in two simple pieces, first in the round*, then in rows, and sewn together. The ends, secured and buried within, make just the right amount of stuffing. String them into holiday garlands, tree trimmings, or a soft mobile for a baby’s room. * This pattern has now been updated to include alternate instructions for working the stars entirely in rows."


Low Carb Recipes - "OVER 600 ATKINS, PALEO, and PRIMAL RECIPES!"

From - 06/07/18:

"You see, doctor, I’m always dizzy for half an hour after I get up in the morning,” said the patient.

“Well, try getting up half an hour later,” replied the doctor.

PRAYER ROLL: - updated 04/11/20

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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Count Every Star

Written by Bruno Coquatrix (05 Aug 1910 - 01 Apr 1979), Sammy Gallop (16 Mar 1915 - 24 Feb 1971), 1950

Recorded by Linda Scott (b. 01 June 1945), 1962

Count every star in the midnight sky
Count every rose, every firefly
For that's how many times I miss you
Heaven knows I miss you

Count every leaf on a willow tree
Count every wave on a stormy sea
Count every star and darling when you do
You'll know the times I have cried for you

Count every leaf on a willow tree
Count every wave on a stormy sea
Count every star and darling when you do
You'll know the times I have cried for you

"Count Every Star" midi courtesy of midi courtesy of - 06/08/10

"Count Every Star" lyrics courtesy of - 06/08/10

Image of Artist's impression of the O star binary LH54-425, an LMC system, courtesy
- 06/09/10 (sic)

Image of Count von Count courtesy of - 06/12/13 (sic)

Blue Neon Divider Line clip art courtesy of - 06/25/06

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

Air Force Seal clip art courtesy of - 07/07/06

Ferguson High School's Anchor clip art courtesy of Steve Silsby (Ferguson HS - '72) of NC - 12/14/05
Thanks, Steve! 

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!

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

Animated Dancing Snoopy courtesy of Billy Turner ('65) of TX - 11/26/08
Thanks, Billy Turner!

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

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