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07/25/19 - NNHS Newsletter -
A Little Less Talk

Action may not always bring happiness,
but there is no happiness without action.”

- Benjamin Disraeli
(21 Dec 1804 - 19 Apr 1881)

Dear Friends and Schoolmates,

     It's time once more for some Toby Keith.

BONUS - A Little Less Talk - Toby Keith


THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:

   Happy Birthday today to Janey Roane Harper ('57)!

   Happy Birthday tomorrow to   The Best Dressed Girl in the Class of 1959, My Sister, Eleanor Buckley Nowitzky ('59) of NC AND   The Most Typical Boy in the Class of 1960, Bill Roady of VA AND Joyce Williams Nettles ('63) of VA!

   Happy Birthday this week to:

27 - Raymond Ellenson ('63) AND Harry Horace (Crystal River HS, FL - '65) of FL   My Granddaughter (by My Children of Other Parents), Katelyn Mansfield of TX;

30 -   The Best Dressed Girl in the Class of 1966, Don Chaney of FL AND     My Daughter, Adrienne Harty (Hillsboro HS, IL / American School, IL) of CA AND   My Granddaughter, Claire Harty, of CA;

31 -  Helen Flax Kierstead ('58) of Ontario AND  Anne Sawyer Turpin ('65) of VA;

01 -   The late Bette Lee Heath ('57) (d. 08/01/12) AND     My Husband, Paul Harty (Bardolph HS, IL - '61) of NC AND Betty Burton Gary ('65) of VA AND    My Granddaughter, Ashlee Huber, of Alberta (currently serving an LDS mission in the Tennessee Nashville Mission)!

   Many Happy Returns, One and All!


150 YEARS AGO TODAY:

July 25, 1869 - The Japanese daimyōs began returning their land holdings to the emperor as part of the Meiji Restoration reforms. (Traditional Japanese Date: June 17, 1869).


THIS DAY IN WWII:

July 25, 1934 - The Nazis assassinated Austrian Chancellor Engelbert Dollfuss in a failed coup attempt.

July 25, 1940 - General Guisan ordered the Swiss Army to resist German invasion and made surrender illegal.

July 25, 1942 - The Norwegian Manifesto called for nonviolent resistance to the Nazis.
 
July 25, 1943 -
Benito Mussolini was forced out of office by his own Italian Grand Council and was replaced by Pietro Badoglio.

July 25, 1944 - Operation Spring – one of the bloodiest days for the First Canadian Army during the war: 1,500 casualties, including 500 killed.


THIS DAY IN 1969:

July 25, 1969 - Vietnam War: U.S. President Richard Nixon declared the Nixon Doctrine, stating that the United States now expected its Asian allies to take care of their own military defense. This was the start of the "Vietnamization" of the war.

July 25, 1969 - Basketball player and sportscaster Jon Barry was born Jon Alan Barry in Oakland, California.

July 25, 1969 - The 39th Premier of Queensland, Annastacia Palaszczuk, was born in the Brisbane suburb of Durack, Queensland, Australia



From My Friend, Susan, of NC
- 07/23/15:
 
“The first, the middle, and the last thing to do is to pray.”

- Henry B. Eyring, April 2004
(b. 31 May 1933)


   Thanks so much, Susan!


From Joan Lauterbach Krause ('60) of VA - 07/25/18:
 
  Thank you, Joan!
 
 


 From My Cousin, Jim Atkinson (John Randolph Tucker HS - '77) of AZ - 07/25/17:
 

  GIGGLES! Thanks, Cousin Jim!
 
 


“Nobody goes to that restaurant anymore because it's too crowded.

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


BONUS GUITAR CROCHET PATTERN:

Guitar Strap - "...Beginners would love this DIY Crochet Guitar Strap because it's easy and the pattern is flexible. You can experiment on the length, color and style. You can also use crochet threads or yarn..." - "...over a screaming guitar..."


BONUS GUITAR KNIT PATTERNS:

Musical Knitting Patterns - "...over a screaming guitar..."


BONUS MAIN ATTRACTION RECIPE:

Taco Night Main Attraction - "Whether you serve it with homemade baked tortilla chips or over salad greens, this is yummy, spicy and won't make you feel deprived!" - "...Let's get on down to the main attraction..."


FINALLY:
From www.ajokeaday.com - 07/24/18
:
 
A customer walked into a dress shop and asked, "May I try on that dress in the window?"

The salesperson replied, "We prefer you use the dressing rooms."


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. Friday, August 02, 2019 - Sunday, August 04, 2019 - The NNHS Class of 1969 will hold their 50-Year Reunion at the Marriott at City Center in Newport News. Open to ALL Typhoons! The entire weekend - Friday night re-meet and re-greet with hor d’oeuvres served, a Saturday night dinner and dance and a Sunday morning breakfast - is $100 per person. CONTACT: Jean Baker Howell at hokie13mom@cox.net for registration forms.

3. Wednesday, September 11, 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.

4. Friday, October 11, 2019 - Saturday, October 12, 2019 - The NNHS Class of 1964 will hold their 55-Year Reunion at the Holiday Inn Newport News - City Center (formerly the Omni). SEE: www.nnhs1964.com;  CONTACT: David Spriggs at nnhs64@cox.net


PRAYER ROLL:

http://www.nnhs65.com/requests-prayers.html - updated 07/16/19

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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NNHS CLASS OF '65 WEB SITE: http://www.nnhs65.com

PERSONAL WEB SITE: http://www.angelfire.com/weird2/cluckmeat

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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."

THREE WAYS TO DONATE:  

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! 


A Little Less Talk

Words and Music by Toby Keith and Jim Femino

Recorded by Toby Keith (b. 08 July 1961), 1993
 

I was getting kinda tired of her endless chatter
Nothing I could say ever seemed to matter
So I took a little drive just to clear my head
I saw a flashing neon up ahead
It looked like a place to find some satisfaction
With a little less talk and a lot more action

I paid the man at the door and pushed my way to the bar
Shouted for a drink over a screaming guitar
A drunk on a stool tried to mess with my head
But I didn't even listen to a word he said
I knew somewhere amid all this distraction
Was a little less talk and a lot more action

A little less talk if you please
A lot more loving is what I need
Let's get on down to the main attraction
With a little less talk and a lot more action

Well she was fighting them off at a corner table
She had a longneck bottle she was peeling the label
The look on her face it was perfectly clear
She said somebody please get me out of here
The look she shot me through the glass refraction
Said a little less talk and a lot more action

A little less talk if you please
A lot more loving is what I need
Let's get on down to the main attraction
With a little less talk and a lot more action

A little less talk
A lot more loving
Let's get on down to the main attraction
With a little less talk and a lot more action
Get on down to the main attraction
With a little less talk and a lot more action


"A Little Less Talk" midi courtesy of http://www.mididelight.com/download/693 - 07/27/06

"A Little Less Talk" lyrics courtesy of http://www.azlyrics.com/lyrics/tobykeith/alittlelesstalkandalotmoreaction.html - 07/27/06

"Less Talk: More Action" Drawing courtesy of http://fanlistings.dreame.net/fred  - 07/27/06

Animated Cowgirl Linda Singing clip art (designed by Josh Doohen) courtesy of http://www.animationfactory.com - 09/01/05

Peach Zigzag Divider Line clip art courtesy of http://www.wtv-zone.com/nevr2l82/bars26.html - 11/28/05

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!

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!

American School Logo courtesy of http://www.americanschoolofcorr.com/grads.asp - 09/05/06

Navy Seal clip art courtesy of http://www.onemileup.com/miniSeals.asp - 05/29/06

Cold Lake High School (Alberta) logo courtesy of http://coldlakehighschool.ca/ - 09/11/17

J. R. Tucker High School's Orange Tiger Paw Print courtesy of http://www.henrico.k12.va.us/hs/tucker/resources/about.htm - 11/12/07

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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