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07/30/20 - NNHS Newsletter - Honeybee

“Handle a book as a bee does a flower, extract its sweetness but do not damage it.”

- John Muir
21 Apr 1838 - 24 Dec 1914)

Dear Friends and Schoolmates,
By special request three years ago from my darling daughter,
Adrienne Harty (Hillsboro HS, IL / American School, IL) of CA, we have an unusual song today. Thanks, Adrienne!

BONUS - Honeybee - Steam Powered Giraffe


The 2˘ Show is the second studio album by steampunk folk rock band Steam Powered Giraffe, released on May 23, 2012.[1] The album follows sequentially after their first album, Album One, and depicts a trip across America and its various cultures.[2] The song "Honeybee" was the hit single from the album.[3]

It is the last album with singer and bassist Jonathan Sprague, and also the first album with drummer and backing vocalist Sam Luke and guitarist Michael Philip Reed.


   Happy Birthday today to Best Dressed Boy in the Class of '66, of FL AND My Daughter, Adrienne Harty (Hillsboro HS, IL / American School, IL) of CA (currently visiting in NC! !

   Happy Birthday tomorrow to  Helen Flax Kierstead ('58) of Ontario AND  Anne Sawyer Turpin ('65) of VA!

   Happy Birthday this week to:

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;

02 -   Roy Parrish ('61) of CA AND the late Eddie Beasley ('64) (d. 01/25/19) AND the late Sandra Tilles Snyder ('65) (d. 03/11/99);

04 - The United States Coast Guard - 1790 AND Colleen Luke Barton ('57) of England AND Buzzy Blanchard (Kecoughtan HS - '68) of LA;

05 -  The late Barbara Kemp Bostwick ('57) (d. 04/22/12) AND the late Frank Friedland ('60) (d. 09/07/16);

06 -  Susan Whitcomb Harlin ('72) of TX!

   Many Happy Returns, One and All!


July 30, 1942 - The WAVES were created by legislation signed by U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt. The members of the Women's Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service were a part of the U.S. Navy.

July 30, 1945 -
The USS Indianapolis was torpedoed by a Japanese submarine I-58, killing 883 seamen. The ship had just delivered key components of the Hiroshima atomic bomb to the Pacific island of Tinian. Only 316 out of 1,196 men aboard survived the attack.


July 30, 1970 - Businessman and politician Alun Cairns was born Alun Hugh Cairns in Swansea, Wales.

July 30, 1970 - Comedian, actor, and singer Dean Edwards was born in The Bronx, New York City, New York.

July 30, 1970 - Director, producer, and screenwriter Christopher Nolan was born Christopher Edward Nolan in Westminster, London, England.

July 30, 1970 - Academic Walter Murdoch (b. Walter Logie Forbes Murdoch on 17 Sept 1874 in Rosehearty, Scotland) died in South Perth, Western Australia at the age of 95.

July 30, 1970 - Conductor and composer George Szell (b. György Széll, György Endre Szél on 07 June 1897 in Budapest) died from bone-marrow cancer in Cleveland, Ohio at the age of 73.

“Far away in the sunshine are my highest inspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see the beauty, believe in them and try to follow where they lead.”

- Louisa May Alcott
(29 Nov 1832 - 06 Mar 1888)

From Joan Lauterbach Krause ('60) of VA - 07/30/17:
  Thank you, Joan!

 From My Cousin, Jim Atkinson (John Randolph Tucker HS - '77) of AZ - 07/30/17:

  GIGGLES! Thanks, Cousin Jim!


   From Jerry Blanchard ('62) of VA - 07/29/16:

   AMEN! Thank you, Jerry!


   From My Cousin, Jean Atkinson Mallory (Warsaw HS / Rappahannock HS / John Marshall HS - '65) of VA - 07/29/19:

  Thanks, Jean!

“If I didn't wake up, I'd still be sleeping.

- Yogi Berra
12 May 1925 - 12 May 1925)


Sweet As Honey Crochet Set


HoneyBee Knitting Pattern - "Super easy and quick baby baby blanket/afghan, great for baby girl, newborn, baby boy, baby shower gift or just just for your home as an accessory..." - $5.00


Honey Bee Cake

From - 07/29/19:

Girl: "You remind me of the sea."

Boy: "Why? Because I'm so wild and romantic?"

Girl: "No, because you make me sick."

PRAYER ROLL: - updated 06/20/20

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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Lyrics by Isabella "Bunny" Bennett (b. 07 Oct 1986)
Music by
David Michael Bennett (b. 07 Oct 1986)

Recorded by Steam Powered Giraffe, 2012

You didn't have to look my way
Your eyes still haunt me to this day
But you did. Yes, you did

You didn't have to say my name
Ignite my circuits and start a flame
But you did

Oh, Turpentine erase me whole
('Cause I) don't want to live my life alone
(Well I) was waiting for you all my life

Set me free, my...honey-

You didn't have to smile at me
Your grin's the sweetest that I've ever seen
But you did. Yes you did

You didn't have to offer your hand
'Cause since I've kissed it I am at your command
But you did

Oh, Turpentine erase me whole
I don't want to live my life alone
I was waiting for you all my life

Set me free, my...honey-

Hello Goodbye, Twas nice to know you
How I find myself without you
That I'll never know
I let myself go

Hello Goodbye, I'm rather crazy
And I never thought I was crazy
But what do I know?
Now you have to go

Hello Goodbye, Twas nice to know you
How I find myself without you
Hello Goodbye, I'm rather crazy
And I never thought I was crazy

That I'll never know.
I let myself go.
But what do I know?
Now you have to go.

Honeybee Lyrics courtesy of - 07/30/16

Dalantech's Honeybee Image courtesy of - 07/30/16

Animated Bee Hive clip art courtesy of - 07/21/10

Hillsboro High School's Topper (Band Version) clip art courtesy of - 06/07/08
Thanks, Mark!

American School Logo courtesy of - 09/05/06

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

Cold Lake High School (Alberta) logo courtesy of - 09/11/17

Purple Heart image courtesy of Joe Madagan ('57) of FL - 06/04/04
Thanks, Joe!

Bronze Star clip art courtesy of - 05/09/08

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

Coast Guard Seal clip art courtesy of - 10/03/07

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!

Animated Laughing Kitty courtesy of Tom Flax ('64) of VA - 06/03/06
Thanks, Tom!

J. R. Tucker High School's Orange Tiger Paw Print courtesy of - 11/12/07

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

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