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10/21/09 - NNHS Newsletter - For All We Know

“Parting is all we know of heaven and all we need to know of hell.”

- Emily Dickinson, Parting
(10 Dec 1830 - 15 May 1886)

Dear Friends and Schoolmates,

   This is the new improved version of the Newsletter theme first used exactly five years ago today:

BONUS #1 - - For All We Know - Rod Stewart

BONUS #2 - - For All We Know - Barbra Streisand, 1991


   Happy Birthday today to   Mr. Julius Conn - 1904 - (deceased - Sept 1983)  AND Marlin Eby ('57) AND       Albert Dorner ('66) of VA AND    Belinda Fortner Langston ('70) of VA!

   Happy Birthday tomorrow to       Herb Hice - 1924 (deceased 18 Apr 2008)  AND   Sharron Wanderer Dawes ('61) - (deceased 22 Sept 2007) AND   Annette Funicello of CA  AND    Craig Miller ('63) of FL AND   Al Farber ('64) of GA!

   Happy Birthday this week to:

   Jimmy Hines ('64) of Northern VA;

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

25 - Kitty Taylor Hanrahan ('57) AND  Carol Wornom Sorenson ('57) AND     Bobby Turpin ('58) of VA;

26 -   Terry Hunsucker ('65) of KY AND   Randy Tate ('66) of DE;

27 -   Carolyn Simpson Knight ('56) of VA AND Kermit Whiteside ('57) AND        Dimples Dinwiddie Prichard ('58) of NC AND   Frances Heath Scott ('62) of VA;

28 -   Nancy Bigger Alligood ('56) of VA!

   Many Happy Returns, One and All!


October 21, 1944 - During World War II, the German city of Aachen was captured by U.S. troops.

   My daddy captured a series of incredible images of the destruction there.  I wonder where those pictures are now......


Wednesday, October 21, 1964 - Musician Jon Carin, (Pink Floyd, The Who) was born in New York City, New York.

  From Norton Richman ('61) of VA - 10/20/09 - "White Cane Safety Day":

Dear Carol,

Thank you so much for acknowledging "White Cane Safety Day". Been a Social Worker and teacher for the blind and vision impaired 41 years. You do a great job.

Best to all my fellow NNHS classmates.

Norton Richman   61'

   Thank you, Norton, it's so good to hear from you! I remembered that you were a social worker, but had forgotten that you worked with the visually impaired, so I whupped out my handy-dandy Class of 1961 45-Year Reunion booklet that    Fred Mays ('60) of VA had so graciously given me, and sho' 'nuff, there it was!

   And in one of life's ultimate non-coincidences, I knocked my heavy-duty eyeglasses off my night stand in the middle of the night.  Since I first was given my initial pair of glasses back when I was five years old, I can think of nothing which disorients me (and ultimately terrifies me) more than not being able to find my glasses.  There's an ever present fear that in the process of looking for them, you will smash them because you can't see what you're doing - or that you will poke something in your eye because you couldn't see it was there.  Then there's that wonderful feeling of humiliation when you know beyond knowing that you're going to be forced to ask someone for assistance (once again) because your range of vision only extends to 4" to 6" from your eyes.

   I tried to function for an hour or so this morning just to see what I could and couldn't do.  The answer? Not much.....

   I salute you for your good work, Norton!

AS PROMISED (with more still to come):

       From Dave Spriggs ('64) of VA - 10/18/09 - "Wine Bottling":


When we put on the wine label that the wine was brewed and bottled by the Committee, we weren’t fibbing. The proof is attached.

This all took place at:

Vintner’s Cellar Winery
In the Kiln Creek Shopping Center
(Next to the County Grill)
1213-C George Washington Memorial Highway
Yorktown, VA 23693
Phone Number: (757) 223-4261

Vintner’s became our default Committee meeting place for nearly a year. The owners, Glenn and Jennifer Parks, were most cordial and helpful and remained open for us on several occasions past their normal closing time. Glenn worked closely with me to perfect the wine labels.

Please give them a plug when you post these images. All Typhoons in Hampton Roads ought to stop by at least once. In addition to a terrific wine selection, their menu features many delicious items. Their chef is the best. Just mention that you are a NNHS alumni. It probably won’t get you a discount, but it will surely elicit a smile and perhaps a laugh.
Thanks, Dave!

   I've made a new page to house all these images, and attached it to your Reunion Introduction page:

    From Joe Madagan ('57) of FL - 10/19/09 - "USMC Reserve; 97th Rifle Company, Newport News, VA.":

Hi, Carol:

I seem to recall that you like photos of Marines.

    BOY HOWDY! I've been completely smitten ever since I was two years and four months old!

So, if you would please post this photo in your Newsletter, and ask your subscribers to help identify the Marines, it will be greatly appreciated.

Staff Sergeant Earl Stanley German, Jr. (Gloucester HS) of Ordinary, VA sent me this photo today and we are hoping to identify the Marines.

It was taken at the Naval Ammunition Depot, Crane, Indiana in 1958 during Annual Active Duty for Training.

  The 97th Rifle Company, USMCR, Newport News, VA was formed shortly after the Korean War Truce, and drilled at the Naval and Marine Corps Training Center on Warwick Boulevard.

Left to Right, Front Row: Captain Georgoulis (owned Pabst Blue Ribbon Beer Distributorship), Major James S. Kelly (College of William and Mary Administration), Then Lt., Captain Jack V. Place USMC (Ret) {Served under Lt Gen Lewis "Chesty" Puller in the "Frozen Chosin" in North Korea.

Third Row, second from right: Staff Sergeant Earl Stanley German, Jr. (Korean War veteran).

The fine looking Marines would be graduates of/or attending NNHS, WHS, and HHS and they or their siblings can help name others in this photograph.

1958 - Naval Ammunition Depot, Crane, IN

   OH, WOW! Thank you, Major Madagan!

    "Anyone? Anyone?"

        From My Daughter, Adrienne (Harty - Hillsboro HS, IL / American School, IL - of IL) - 10/20/09 - "Funny Cat Videos": - Cat solves printer-problem (with subtitles) - What cats really think when we talk to them

   Thanks, Baby Girl!

    From Joe Madagan ('57) of FL - 10/20/09 - "Facts, Just Facts":

Hi, Carol:

      Norm Covert ('61) of MD mentioned The Times Herald reporter, Frank J. Fenton, who wrote the column "Facts Just Facts" for the newspaper. He covered many subjects and was an great reporter. (Note FJF)

As a survivor of the Bataan Death March and confined as a Japanese Prisoner of War during World War II he showed signs of the wear and tear on his body, but his mind was sharp.

      Harry Covert ('57) of VA has been invited to post a memorial profile for the late Frank J. Fenton at the website, Army-Together We Served. When he post photos, I will be sure to swipe a few and share them with you. Of course, there may be a delay considering all the world travel my old buddy is doing for his compassionate ministry.

My search in earnest begins regarding Marine Veterans (there are no Ex-Marines) Henry "Hank" Malony and   E.O. Hockstedler to learn a bit about their service to the Corps during World War II to enhance your Famous Marine pages.

TYPHOON Regards,
Joe Madagan ('57) of FL

   Thank you so much, Joe, I really appreciate your untiring efforts!

       From George Helliesen ('61) of MI - 10/20/09 - "Intelligence Test":

Intelligence Test


This one is fun!!!   Think carefully. 

How Smart Are You??

   Ummm - Bill Gates once scored a THREE on this test?? Well, then, perhaps I don't feel too badly about missing two questions. Just don't ask me which two they were!

You GOT a score of 9 out of 11
Your rating: Honor Student

   Thanks, George!

      From My Niece, Shari, of VA - 10/18/09:
Awesome candle designs.

Why Some Men Have Dogs And Not Wives:

1.  The later you are, the more excited your dogs are to see you.

2. Dogs don't notice if you call them by another dog's name.

3. Dogs like it if you leave a lot of things on the floor.

4. A dog's parents never visit.

5. Dogs agree that you have to raise your voice to get your point across.

6. You never have to wait for a dog; they're ready to go 24 hours a day.

7. Dogs find you amusing when you're drunk.

8. Dogs like to go hunting and fishing.

9. A dog will not wake you up at night to ask, "If I died, would you get another dog?"

10. If a dog has babies, you can put an ad in the paper and give them away.

11. A dog will let you put a studded collar on it without calling you a pervert.

12. If a dog smells another dog on you, they don't get mad. They just think it's interesting.

13. Dogs like to ride in the back of a pickup truck.

And last, but not least:

14. If a dog leaves, it won't take half of your stuff.

   WILD GIGGLES! Thanks, Shari!

From Norris Perry (Warwick HS - '59) of VA - 10/20/09 - "The Mighty B-52":

A friend sent me this; his son flies these puppies.
All the best

   Thanks so much, Norris! I really enjoyed the PowerPoint presentation, but of course I can't attach it here for the rest of the class. I thought I could find it elsewhere online, but that didn't work either... Here are some related items, though: - Boeing B-52 Stratofortress - Death from above - the B-52 Stratofortress - from the Military Channel - complete with brief commercial for

From Recipe of the Day - 10/20/09 - "Bridal Shower Punch":

   Hmmm.  It took me about four clicks to reach this page, and then I found basically the same concoction that       my sister, Eleanor Buckley Nowitzky ('59) of NC, made every time we had meals together ("Your house or mine?") - which was very frequent.  She used pre-mixed cranberry juices (often cranberry/grape) and diet Sprite.  Very yummy.  Very easy - just mix by the glass: 2/3 juice, 1/3 Sprite.

   Speaking of punch.....

     From Me ('65) of IL - 10/20/09 - "Pineapple Almond Punch":

   If you really need a spectacular super delicious punch suitable for the most elegant occasion, trust me, this is it:


Pineapple Almond Punch

    6 cups sugar
6 Tbsp. lemon juice
1-1/2 Tbsp. almond extract
1 6--oz. can frozen lime juice
1/2 gallon pineapple sherbet
2 gallons water
1 6--oz. can frozen orange juice
1-1/2 Tbsp. vanilla
1 (2 liter)) bottle lemon-lime soda
   Mix first eight ingredients together and chill.  Add sherbet when when to serve in punch bowl.

                                                                     - Carol Buckley Harty, Beavercreek, OH, 2001

   This is a variation of The Famous Eames Punch, which as I recall, contains no sherbet.

  From Ruth Ann Reece Horace ('67) of FL - 10/20/09 - "different drug problem":

     Amen to that! Thanks, Ruthie!


  From Jane Chambers of VA - 07/01/09 - "CNC BOOK BROCHURE & AD":

   Contact Dr. Chambers at

   Thanks, Jane!


From ArcaMax Jokes - 10/20/09:

Valuable Book

A collector of rare books ran into an acquaintance who told him he had just thrown away an old Bible that he found in a dusty, old box. He happened to mention that Guten-somebody- or-other had printed it.

"Not Gutenberg?" gasped the collector.

"Yes, that was it!"

"You idiot! You've thrown away one of the first books ever printed. A copy recently sold at auction for half a million dollars!"

"Oh, I don't think this book would have been worth anything close to that much," replied the man. "It was scribbled all over in the margins by some clown named Martin Luther."


1. Friday and Saturday, August 6 and 7, 2010 - The NNHS Class of 1970 will hold its 40-Year Reunion. Saturday night will be at the Kiln Creek Golf & Country Club. For details, contact Carol Comer Cutler at or visit the reunion website at - CLASS OF 1970

2. Friday , Saturday, and Sunday, August 6, 7, and  8, 2010 - The NNHS Class of 1960 will hold its 50-Year Reunion at the Marriott Newport News at City Center. For details, contact Karen Weinstein Witte at  kwitte@tampabay, - CLASS OF 1960

PRAYER ROLL: - updated 10/20/09

BLOG: - updated 08/04/09

  Y'all take good care of each other!  TYPHOONS FOREVER!  We'll Always Have Buckroe!

                          Love to all, Carol





Carol Buckley Harty

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For All We Know

Words by Sam M. Lewis
(25 Oct 1885 - 22 Nov 1959)

Music by J. Fred Coots, 1934
(02 May 1897 – 08 Apr 1985)

For all we know we may never meet again.
Before you go, make this moment sweet again.
We won't say "Good night" until the last minute.
I'll hold out my hand, and my heart will be in it.

For all we know this may only be a dream;
We come and go like a ripple on a stream.
So love me tonight; tomorrow was made for some.
Tomorrow may never come for all we know.

<instrumental interlude>

So love me tonight; tomorrow was made for some.
Tomorrow may never come for all we know.

"For All We Know" midi and lyrics courtesy of - 10/20/04
Midi captured and saved with the kind assistance of my son, Nathaniel Harty of IL
Thanks, Nathaniel!

Image of John Faed 's (1820-1902) Oil Painting, "The Parting of Evangeline and Gabriel" (c.1870), courtesy
of - 10/20/09

Blue Flowers Divider Line clip art courtesy of - 03/05/09

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

Image of Annette Funicello courtesy of - 10/21/06

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

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

Marine Corps Seal clip art courtesy of the late Herbert Hice of MI - one of my Famous Marines who served in the South Pacific during WWII.
Thanks again, Herbie!

Animated Cheering Smiley clip art courtesy of Al Farber ('64) of GA - 08/18/05 (re-saved 02/27/09)
Thanks, Al!

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

American School Logo courtesy of - 09/05/06

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

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