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11/26/18 - NNHS Newsletter -
Funny How Time Slips Away

“Time changes everything except something within us which is always surprised by change.”

- Thomas Hardy
(02 June 1840 – 11 Jan 1928)

Dear Friends and Schoolmates,  

   This song's been on my mind for a while now. Actually, I don't think it's funny at all.

BONUS #1 - Funny How Time Slips Away - Willie Nelson, 1962

BONUS #2 - Funny How Time Slips Away - Willie Nelson, 1997


"Funny How Time Slips Away" is a song written by Willie Nelson and first recorded by country singer Billy Walker. Walker's version peaked at #23 on the Hot C&W Sides chart.[1].


    Happy Birthday today to   The late Betsy Goodson Covert (June '37) (d. 01/28/15) AND    Diana Price Carter ('66) of WV AND   Donna Price Devers ('66) of NC!

   Happy Birthday tomorrow to Gayle Fallin Harris ('57) AND   Susan Gary (Warwick HS / NNHS - '61) of VA AND Goldie Preville Knurr ('63) of CO AND  Domi O'Brien ('64) of NH!

   Happy Birthday this week to:

28 - Jennings Bryan (June '42) of VA;

29 -  The late Jimmy Key ('57) (d. 03/21/12) AND  Randy Bearor ('64) of VA;

30 -   Rip Collins ('65) of TN AND    Sandi Bateman Chestnut ('65) of VA;

01 -  My Daughter of Other Parents, Megan Fulmer Mansfield (Marshall HS, TX - 2002) of TX;

02 -  Ann Lillaston Wilson ('57) AND Jimmy McDonald ('57) AND   George Konstant ('65) of VA:

03 -  Barbara Woods Spiers ('61) of VA AND the late Barbara Nell Howard Floyd ('67) (d. 10/01/88) AND Franki Satisky ('68) of OR!

   Many Happy Returns, One and All!


November 26, 1918 - The Montenegran Podgorica Assembly voted for a "union of the people", declaring assimilation into the Kingdom of Serbia.


November 26, 1939 - Shelling of Mainila: The Soviet Army orchestrated the incident which was used to justify the start of the Winter War with Finland four days later.

November 26, 1940 - The Nazis forced 500,000 Jews of Warsaw, Poland to live within a walled ghetto.

November 26, 1941 - The Kido Butai (Japanese Combined Fleet) left the Kuril Islands to strike Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.

November 26, 1942 - U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt ordered nationwide gasoline rationing to begin December 1.

November 26, 1942 - Yugoslav Partisans convened the first meeting of the Anti-Fascist Council of National Liberation of Yugoslavia at Bihać in northwestern Bosnia.

November 26, 1942 - Casablanca, the movie starring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman, premiered in New York City

November 26, 1943 - HMT Rohna is sunk by the Luftwaffe in an air attack in the Mediterranean north of Béjaïa, Algeria.

November 26, 1944 - A German V-2 rocket hit a Woolworth's store on New Cross High Street, United Kingdom, killing 168 shoppers.

November 26, 1944 - Germany began V-1 and V-2 attacks on Antwerp, Belgium.


Monday, November 26, 1968 - Vietnam War: United States Air Force helicopter pilot James P. Fleming rescued an Army Special Forces unit pinned down by Viet Cong fire. He was later awarded the Medal of Honor.

Monday, November 26, 1968 - Basketball player, sportscaster, and nurse Edna Campbell was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Monday, November 26, 1968 - Singer Haluk Levent was born in Yüreğir, Adana, Turkey.

“We have too many high sounding words, and too few actions that correspond with them.”

- Abigail Smith Adams
(31 July 1920 - 10 Aug 2007)

From Joan Lauterbach Krause ('60) of VA - 11/26/17:

   Thank you, Joan!

  From Jimmy Dick ('65) of FL - 11/26/18, @ 6:15 AM:

  Good morning with a beautiful and crisp fall picture of a tranquil Atlantic on the Carolina shore. His Glory and Love for us is so well depicted in a photo like this. Be blessed on this day, for not only did you wake up again. but God is out there the help you stay on the right course. All you have to do is open your heart and keep it available to His touch.

   Thank you, Jimmy!


  From Mark Hutcherson ('66) of VA - 11/23/17:

    ABSOLUTELY! Thank you so much, Mark!

   This year's game will be played on Saturday, December 08, 2018 at 3:00 PM in Philadelphia, PA, and will be broadcast by CBS.

   Go, Navy!



  From Brenda Shepard McCoy ('67) of VA - 11/25/17:

  This is absolutely the best gift, Thanksgiving and Christmas!

   AGREED! Thank you, Brenda!


“Misers aren’t fun to live with, but they make wonderful ancestors.

- David Brenner
(04 Feb 1936 - 15 Mar 2014


Christmas Cross Stitch Patterns

8 Creative Ways to Revive Thanksgiving Leftovers - "Ditch overstuffed sandwiches in favor of these good-as-new dish ideas."


From - 11/25/18:

Tech support: “What does the screen say now?”

Customer: “It says ‘Hit enter when ready.’”

Tech support: “Well?”

Customer: “How do I know when it’s ready?”


1. Every Tuesday, 7:30 AM - Male grads meet at Angelo's Restaurant on J. Clyde Morris Boulevard for breakfast and camaraderie.

2. Wednesday, January 09, 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. For details, call Jennings Bryan at 803-7701 for reservations.

PRAYER ROLL: - updated 11/10/18

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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Funny How Time Slips Away

Written by
Willie Nelson (b. 30 Apr 1933), 1961

Well, hello there
My, it's been a long, long time
How am I doing?
Oh, I guess that I'm doing fine
It's been so long now,
But it seems now, that it was only yesterday
Gee, ain't it funny, how time slips away.

How's your new love?
I hope that he's doin' fine
I heard you told him,
That you'd love him till the end of time
Now, that's the same thing that you told me
Seems like just the other day
Gee, ain't it funny, how time slips away.

I gotta go now
I guess I'll see you around
Don't know when though
Never know when I'll be back in town
But remember, what I tell you
In time you're gonna pay
And it's surprising, how time slips away...


"Funny How Time Slips Away" midi courtesy of - 08/16/05

"Funny How Time Slips Away" lyrics courtesy of - 11/26/05

Image of Time Slipping Away courtesy of - 11/25/12

Red Beads Divider Line courtesy of  - 07/17/09

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

John Marshall High School's (TX) Rams logo courtesy of - 04/26/13

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!

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

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

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