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10/18/20 - NNHS Newsletter - Something

Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don't wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future.
Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it's at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored.

- Earl Nightingale
(12 Mar 1921 - 25 Mar 1989)

Dear Friends and Schoolmates,

   Ahh, another dreamy Golden Oldie!

BONUS - Something - The Beatles, 1969



"Something" is a song by the Beatles, written by George Harrison and released on the band's 1969 album Abbey Road. It was also issued as a single coupled with another track from the album, "Come Together". "Something" was the first Harrison composition to appear as a Beatles A-side, and the only song written by him to top the US charts before the band's break-up in April 1970. The single was also one of the first Beatles singles to contain tracks already available on an LP album.

The song drew high praise from the band's primary songwriters, John Lennon and Paul McCartney; Lennon stated that "Something" was the best song on Abbey Road, while McCartney considered it the best song Harrison had written.[2] As well as critical acclaim, the single achieved commercial success, topping the Billboard Hot 100 in the United States and making the top five in the United Kingdom. The song has been covered by over 150 artists, making it the second-most covered Beatles song after "Yesterday"...


   Happy Birthday today to Lou Kressaty (Butler HS, NJ - '57) of VA AND  Carol Faith DeArment Blankenship ('61) of VA AND Jimmy Crank ('63) of VA AND Libby Whitcomb Ellis ('63) of FL AND the late Kathy Agee Glenny ('64) (d. 03 June 2006)!

   Happy Birthday tomorrow to  Danny Coleman ('63) of NC!

   Happy Birthday this week to:

20 - Vera Lee Cutchins Hinnant ('57) AND   John DiGiacomo ('69) of VA;

21 -
 The late Mr. Julius Conn (June '22) (d. Sept 1983) AND Marlin Eby ('57) AND    Albert Dorner ('66) of VA AND  Belinda Fortner Langston ('70) of VA;

22 -   The late Herb Hice (d. 18 Apr 2008) AND  the late Allen Hall ('61) (d. 17 Feb 2013) AND  the late Sharron Wanderer Dawes ('61) (d. 22 Sept 2007) AND the late  Annette Funicello (d. 08 Apr 2013) AND   the late Craig Miller ('63) (d. 28 Apr 2019) AND Al Farber ('64) of VA AND  the late Joe Mooney ('65) (d. 30 Oct 2001);

23 -    Jimmy Hines ('64) of VA;

24 -  Agnes Dick Kump ('57) AND Susan Perkins Best ('63) AND  Mark Friedman ('65) of VA;

25 - Kitty Taylor Hanrahan ('57) AND Carol Wornom Sorenson ('57) AND   Bobby Turpin ('58) of VA AND  Owen Smith ('63)!

Many Happy Returns, One and All!


October 18, 1936
- Adolf Hitler announced the Four Year Economic Plan to the German people. The plan detailed the rebuilding of the German military from 1936 to 1940.

October 18, 1944 -
Adolf Hitler ordered the establishment of a German national militia.

October 18, 1944 - The
Soviet Union began the liberation of Czechoslovakia from Nazi Germany.

October 18, 1944 - The state funeral of Field Marshal Erwin Rommel took place in Ulm, Germany.


October 18, 1970 - Baseball player and coach Doug Mirabelli was born Douglas Anthony Mirabelli in Kingman, Arizona.

One's feelings waste themselves in words; they ought all to be distilled into action . . . which bring results.

Florence Nightingale
(12 May 1820 - 13 Aug 1910)

From Joan Lauterbach Krause ('60) of VA - 10/18/18:

   Thank you, Joan!

 From Domi O'Brien ('64) of NH - 10/17/18:

  BRILLIANT! Thank you, Domi!

From My Friend, Charlene, of NC - 10/17/18:

  Thanks, Charlene!

From Alton Jones ('66) of FL and NC - 10/17/20, 10:06 and 10:07 AM:

  WILD GIGGLES! Thanks, Alton!
1st thing every morning ... Rainy days can be like this

My therapist told me the way to achieve true inner peace is to finish what I start. So far Ive finished two bags of M&Ms and a chocolate cake. I feel better already.

- Dave Barry
(b. 03 July 1947)


20 Quick, Easy, and Beautiful Things to Crochet - "There are so many cool free crochet patterns available that I always think Im finally going to learn how to crochet. But then I get intimidated by the thought of making an entire blanket I mean how many hours and skeins of yarn does it take to make one of those anyway? So Ive gathered up some quick, easy and beautiful crochet projects: all of them are fairly small so they dont require a big investment of time or supplies, and many of them are great projects for beginners. Hooray!"

Eat Something Delicious - "Gluten-free, Paleo, and Allergy Friendly Recipes that are Simply Delicious"


From - 10/17/19:

After being locked in an impenetrable strongroom, a panicked Dr. Watson cried, "How are we to escape, Holmes?"

Calmly, the sleuth produced a small knife and a lemon, which he carefully cut into small pieces. He then stuck the pieces of lemon on the wall in the shape of a door, and with a push created a doorway.

An astonished Watson asked, "How on earth did you do that, Holmes?"

"Lemon-entry, my dear Watson, Lemon-entry!"

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   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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Written by George Harrison (25 Feb 1943 29 Nov 2001)

Recorded by The Beatles, 1969

Something in the way she moves
Attracts me like no other lover
Something in the way she woos me
I don't want to leave her now
You know I believe and how
Somewhere in her smile she knows
That I don't need no other lover
Something in her style that shows me
I don't want to leave her now
You know I believe and how
You're asking me will my love grow
I don't know, I don't know
You stick around and it may show
I don't

"Something" lyrics courtesy of - 10/19/17 at the indirect suggestion of Brent Harty (Hillsboro HS, IL - '90) of NC - 10/15/17
Thanks, Brent!

"Something" Title Image courtesy of - 10/19/17

Blue Arrow clip art courtesy of - 08/12/04

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

Animated USMC and Army Flags clip art courtesy of - 06/18/03

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!

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

Animated Laughing Cat courtesy of Joyce Lawrence Cahoon ('65) of VA - 07/29/08
Thanks, Joyce!

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

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