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06/29/16 - NNHS Newsletter
Summer Rain

Let the rain kiss you. Let the rain beat upon your head
with silver liquid drops. Let the rain sing you a lullaby.

- Langston Hughes
(01 Feb 1902 - 22 May 1967)

Dear Friends and Schoolmates,

   I think there's an excellent chance that wherever you are today, it's misting, dripping, sprinkling, pouring, or storming. Of course, that might just be my goofy perception.

BONUS - - Summer Rain - Johnny Rivers, 1967


  From Jeanette McDonald Hornsby ('66) of SC - 06/28/16:

All you Typhoon out there: Dee Hodges Bartram ('66) of VA just called to tell me that her 48 year old son, Brian, passed away this morning.

There will be a service next Tuesday night and information should be in the paper this weekend. Please keep her and her family in your prayers.

   Oh, NO, Jeanette! I can scarcely imagine such a thing! Parents are not supposed to outlive their children. Thank you for letting us know. We'll pray for Dee and her family, and watch for more information.


  From Donna Price Devers ('66) of NC - 06/28/16 - "    Bobby Callis ('64) of WV":

Typhoon Nation, we have another Typhoon who could use our help.

Bobby Callis had 4 1/2' of floodwater in his house...and his house sits about 4 1/2' off the ground! He's lost everything on the first floor and a storage building that was swept 200' onto a ball field. He hopes to retrieve some hand tools there, but power tools will be lost. In addition to furniture, all appliances, etc., his daughter's car was ruined. He has insurance on his house, but not on the contents. This flood has been just devastating, but he's thankful he still has his house and family, and someone has loaned him a trailer (80 miles away!) while he cleans up his home.

Please keep him and his family in your prayers.

If you'd like to help Bobby, this is his address:
Robert Callis
117 9th Street
Rainelle, WV 25962

   Oh, Donna, thank you so much for telling us how we can help! Of course, I've placed his name on the Prayer Roll, and we'll be keeping Bobby and his family in our hearts and prayers.

  From Ruth Ann Reece Horace ('67) of FL - 06/28/16 - "Prayer list":

In 2005 my son passed away and his wife took the 2 small kids to California to be with her parents. She got back into drugs (a teenage problem), moved her drug dealer boyfriend in with them, and finally went to jail. It took us almost 4 years to get the state to let us have the kids. My daughter Sheri and her husband Doug adopted them 4 years ago. Through it all, the wife's sister, Vivian, has been a rock of support. Last year she had early stage breast cancer and through treatment, was cured. We all celebrated.

Yesterday, while investigating a back pain, they found tumors all over. She is looking into treatment and needs all the prayers she can get.

She and Ian have 5 children, the next to the youngest just turned 8 and was baptized this past Saturday. They are a beautiful, faithful family and do so much for Jon's kids. We are all heartbroken over this news.

Please keep her and the family in your prayers as they go through this trial.

Love to all,

   Oh, NO! Ruthie, I'm so very sorry to hear of all this! We will keep Vivian and your entire family in our prayers!

   Happy Birthday today to Carolyn Frizzelle Hogge ('61) of VA AND     Jimmy Smith ('62) of VA AND    Patricia Eken Miller ('66) of VA!

   Happy Birthday tomorrow to Blaine Crum ('57) AND Chuck Jones ('66) of Northern VA!

   Happy Birthday this week to:

02 -    Fred Mays ('60) of VA;

04 -  Fred Hayman ('57) AND     Forrest Powell ('63) of VA;

05 - Doug Johnson ('57) of VA;

06 -   The late Gene Ellis ('61) (deceased 05/02/11)!

   Many Happy Returns, One and All!


June 29, 1916 - The Irish Nationalist and British diplomat Roger Casement was sentenced to death for his part in the Easter Rising.


June 29, 1941 - Germany invaded and occupied Lvov, in eastern Galicia, in Ukraine. Thousands of people were slaughtered. 

June 29, 1945 - Carpathian Ruthenia was annexed by the Soviet Union.


Wednesday, June 29, 1966 - Author and illustrator Yoko Kamio (神尾 葉子) was born in Tokyo, Japan.

Wednesday, June 29, 1966 - Darts player and sportscaster John Part was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

From My Friend, Susan, of NC - 06/29/15:

“The thing about the truth is that it exists outside of belief. Even if nobody believes it, that thing is still true.”

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

   Thanks so much, Susan!

     From Henry Hoyle ('65) of Northern VA - 06/28/16:
  Thank you for the birthday greetings, Cousin Carol.

We are in Harrisonburg at the Bike Virginia Tour, which is 6 days of bicycling.

Today       Yvonne (Peters Hoyle - Hampton HS - '64 - of Northern VA) put a “Happy Birthday” sign on my recumbent trike. As we did our 58 mile ride, many who passed called out Happy Birthday, and a number of them sang as well. Attached is a picture from the tour headquarters. While many camped, we enjoyed a nice soft bed in a motel.



    HOW MARVELOUS! Thank you, Cousin Henry! I'm glad you and Yvonne are having such fun - and I love your version of "camping"!

From My Friend, Dwayne, of NC - 06/28/16 - "Sometimes":

  INDEED! Thank you, Dwayne!

     From Me ('65) of NC - 06/28/16 - "Good Ol' Pain...":



“I'd give my right arm to be ambidextrous.

- Yogi Berra
(12 May 1925 - 22 Sept 2015)

BONUS RAINY DAY CROCHET PATTERN: and - Mary Ann Frits' Rainy Day Ripple Throw - "This is so pretty and sure would be cheering on a rainy dark day..."

RAINY DAY RECIPES: - Rainy Day Recipes - "When the weather outside is wet and nasty, stay in and make one of these classic American rainy day recipes. One thing these delicious recipes have in common is their ability to give you that warm, cozy feeling inside, no mater how badly it's pouring outside."


From - 06/28/15:

Lead me not into temptation

I can find the way myself.

1. Wednesday, July 13, 2016 - 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.

2. Friday and Saturday, September 16 and 17, 2016 - The NNHS Class of 1966 will hold their 50-Year Reunion - OPEN TO ALL CLASSES. Friday Night: Meet and Greet at The Cove Restaurant, City Center, NN, 711 Lakefront Commons, NN from 7:00 PM - closing. Saturday Night: Marriott Hotel, City Center, 740 Town City Drive, NN from 7:00 PM - midnight in the Pearl Room.

3. Wednesday and Thursday, October 19 and 20, 2016 - The NNHS Class of 1956 will hold their 60-Year Reunion.

PRAYER ROLL: - updated 06/29/16

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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Summer Rain

Written by Jim Hendricks (b. 10 Feb 1940)

Recorded by
Johnny Rivers (b. 07 Nov 1942), 1967

Summer rain taps at my window
West wind soft as a sweet dream
My love warm as the sunshine
Sittin' here by me,
she is here by me

She stepped out of the rainbow
Golden hair shinin' like moonglow
Warm lips soft as a soul
Sittin' here by me,
she's here by me

All summer long we spent
dancin' in the sand
And the jukebox kept on playin'
Sergeant Pepper's
Lonely Hearts Club Band

We sailed into the sunset
Drifted home caught by a gulf stream
Never gave a thought for tomorrow
Just let tomorrow be, now,
let tomorrow be

She wants to live in the Rockies
She says that's where we'll find peace
Settle down, raise up a family
To call our own, yeah,
we'll have a home

All summer long
we spent groovin' in the sand
Everybody kept on playin'
Sergeant Pepper's
Lonely Hearts Club Band

The snow drifts by my window
North wind blowin' like thunder
Our love's burnin' like fire
And she's here by me, yeah,
she is here with me
Let tomorrow be

Tom Karlo's Image, "Summer Rain", courtesy of - 06/29/07

 Animated Rain Divider Line clip art courtesy of - 03/30/07

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

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

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!

Hampton High School's Crab clip art courtesy of - 10/02/05
Replaced courtesy of - 02/17/09

Animated Energizer Bunny courtesy of - 07/09/12

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

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