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11/29/12 - NNHS Newsletter - I Should Care

“Every man can tell how many goats or sheep he possesses,
but not how many friends.”

- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(03 Jan 106 B.C.  -  07 Dec 43 B.C.)

Dear Friends and Schoolmates,

   How long has it been since we've heard from Frank? Far too long, I am sure!

BONUS - - I Should Care - Frank Sinatra


"I Should Care" is a popular song by Axel Stordahl, Paul Weston and Sammy Cahn, published in 1944. The original recording by Ralph Flanagan and His Orchestra, with vocalists: Harry Prime and The Singing Winds was made at Manhattan Center, New York City, on July 18, 1952. It was released by RCA Victor Records as catalog number 20-4885 (in USA)[1] and by EMI on the His Master's Voice labels as catalog number B 10389.

The song has become a popular standard, with recordings by many artists.


   Happy Birthday today to     The late Jimmy Key ('57) (deceased 03/21/12)  AND    Randy Bearor ('64) of VA!

   Happy Birthday tomorrow to       Rip Collins ('65) of TN AND      Sandi Bateman Chestnut ('65) of VA!

   Happy Birthday this week to:

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

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

03 -  The late  Barbara Nell Howard Floyd ('67) (deceased 10/01/88);

04 - William D. Dangler ('57) of VA AND    Howard Williamson (Hampton HS - '63) of VA;

05 - Eugene Peters ('57) AND the late    Gene Peters ('57) (deceased - 07/24/09) AND      Melody Clendenin DeBerry (Warwick HS - '66) of VA! 

   Many Happy Returns, One and All!


November 29, 1942 - Americans received news from the Office of Price Administration (OPA) that coffee would be rationed.

November 29, 1944 - Albania was liberated by the Albanian partisans.

November 29, 1945 -
The Federal People's Republic of Yugoslavia was declared.


Thursday, November 29, 1962 - Guitarist, songwriter and producer (King Diamond) Andy LaRocque was born Anders Allhage in Gothenburg, Sweden.

Thursday, November 29, 1962 - Actor and producer Andrew McCarthy was born Andrew Thomas McCarthy in Westfield, New Jersey.


No Person Got Shot, Stabbed, Slashed, or Murdered in NYC Monday

By Esther Zuckerman | The Atlantic Wire – Wed, Nov 28, 2012

It may be a small — or, rather, nonexistent — number, but it's a heartening statistic: there were no shootings, stabbings, slashings, or murders in New York City between around 10:30 p.m. Sunday night and 11:20 a.m. Tuesday morning, the NYPD said, according to NY1. Police can't remember the last time that happened.

We should point out that Monday wasn't entirely free from gunshots. Per the New York Daily News, a teen accidentally shot himself in the thigh Monday.

The murder rate has been so low this year that the 2012 murder count for New York will likely end up hovering around 400. Last year 515 people were deemed homicide victims, according to the NYPD, and that number included 27 people who either weren't assaulted in that year or whose deaths weren't deemed homicides until that year.

That said, it's not all good news for crime in the city. In October Graham Rayman of the Village Voice wrote that "for the first time in 20 years, New York City might record an overall rise in crime." Rayman explained that while the homicide rate drops "other crime indicators shows the opposite." Looking at the week between November 12 through 18, total crime was up by 3.31 percent in the city compared to 2011.

        From My Husband, Paul Harty (Bardolph HS, IL - '61) of NC - 11/28/12 - "Apology to Spouse":

Apology Letter To Spouse - PRICELESS!
Hi Sweetheart, 
I am sorry about getting into an argument about putting up the Christmas lights. 
I guess that sometimes I feel like you are pushing me too hard when you want something. 
I realize that I was wrong and I am apologizing for being such a hard-headed guy. 
All I want is for you to be happy and be able to enjoy the holiday season. 

Nothing brightens the Christmas spirit like Christmas lights!
Again, I am very sorry for the way I acted yesterday. 
I'll be home later. 
Love you…


Her response:

Hi Honey,

Thank you for that heart-felt apology. I don't often get an apology from you, and I truly appreciate it. I, too, felt bad about the argument and wanted to apologize. I realize that I can sometimes be a little pushy. I will try to respect your feelings from now on. Thank you for taking the time to hang the Christmas lights for me. It really means a lot. In the spirit of giving, I washed your truck for you; and now I am off to the mall.

I love you too!  






Have a great day!

       Thanks, Dools - that's priceless!

Dreidel Softie -
Snowman -
Christmas Stocking -
Candy Cane Steering Wheel Cover

BONUS RECIPES: - Ham and Bean One Pot - "A vegetable trinity of chopped onion, celery, and peppers is the crunchy, tasty start to this hearty Ham and Bean One Pot. If you've got a hungry bunch, this one is sure to stick to their ribs." - Hearty Ham Bake - "The magic ingredient in this hearty leftover ham recipe is right in our supermarket refrigerator case. Simply bring home some refrigerated pizza crust and you'll easily make a Hearty Ham Bake that tastes sensational." - Creamy Ham Casserole - "You'll save the day with this simple Creamy Ham Casserole. This is comfort food at its best, and it couldn't be easier to throw together even on a busy weeknight."

    From Joan Lauterbach Krause ('60) of VA - 11/14/12 - "More Remarkable beings (and a little break...) (#12 in a Series of 36)":

  Some fun pics. Enjoy

   AWW! How precious - thanks, Joan!


From - 11/28/12:
A couple was having a party at their house. An hour before the party the woman found out that she still needed escargots, so she sent her husband out to get it.

He was walking to the supermarket and he figured he had lots of time, so he stopped at the bar on the way.

An hour and a half later he looked at his watch and realized that the party had already started. He quickly ran to the market, bought the snails and ran home.

He tried to sneak into the kitchen without his wife seeing him, but at that moment his wife came out.

He quickly threw the snails on the floor and said, "Come on guys, we're almost there.

PRAYER ROLL: - updated 11/09/12

BLOG: - updated 03/13/11

Y'all take 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


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I Should Care

Written by
Axel Stordahl (08 Aug 1913 - 30 Aug 1963), Paul Weston (12 Mar 1912 - 20 Sept 1996),
Sammy Cahn (18 June 1913 - 15 Jan 1993), 1944

I should care, I should go around weepin'
I should care, I should go without sleepin'
Strangely enough I sleep well, 'cept for a dream or two
But then I count my sheep well
Funny how sheep can lull you to sleep

So I should care, I should let it upset me
I should care, but it just doesn't get me
Maybe I won't find someone as lovely as you
But I should care and I do

Maybe I won't find someone as lovely as you
But I should care and I do


"I Should Care" midi courtesy of - 11/28/07

"I Should Care" lyrics courtesy of - 11/28/07

Robin Reid's Image of "Counting Sheep in Queenstown, NZ" courtesy of - 11/28/07

Suffolk Sheep Divider Line clip art courtesy of - 11/28/07

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

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!!

Hampton High School's Crab clip art courtesy of - 10/02/05
Replaced courtesy of - 02/17/09

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

Animated Dancing Teddy courtesy of Sandi Bateman Chestnut ('65) of VA - 03/08/11
Thanks, Sandi!

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