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02/03/14 - NNHS Newsletter -
Dazed and Confused

All I know is that you love my dreams.”

 - Winnie-the-Pooh, as related by A. A. Milne
(18 Jan 1882 - 31 Jan 1956)

Dear Friends and Schoolmates,  

   Today's theme is prompted by my state of mind for the past couple of weeks.....  

BONUS #1 - - Dazed and Confused - Jake Holmes, June 1967 (no video)

BONUS #2 - - Dazed and Confused - Led Zeppelin, Supershow, 1969


"Dazed and Confused" is a song originally written and performed by Jake Holmes. It was covered by the Yardbirds, and later reworked by Led Zeppelin who hold a separate copyright on the song.[1]

Singer-songwriter Jake Holmes wrote and recorded "Dazed and Confused" for his debut solo album "The Above Ground Sound" of Jake Holmes, released in June 1967. Like the other tracks on the album, the song does not include any drums. It was recorded entirely with the trio of Holmes on guitar, keyboard and vocals, Ted Irwin on guitar and Rick Randle on bass.[2][3] The song has been incorrectly labelled as a tale about a bad acid trip. Holmes himself has confirmed that this is not the case. In 2001 he gave an interview to Shindig! magazine and said this about "Dazed and Confused":

I never took acid. I smoked grass and tripped on it, but I never took acid. I was afraid to take it. The song's about a girl who hasn't decided whether she wants to stay with me or not. It's pretty much one of those love songs.[4]

In June 2010, Jake Holmes sued Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page for copyright infringement, claiming to have written and recorded "Dazed and Confused" two years before it appeared on Led Zeppelin's debut album. In court documents Holmes cited a 1967 copyright registration for "Dazed and Confused" which was renewed in 1995.[5] This court case (Case No. CV10-4789-DMG-PJW) was "dismissed with prejudice", presumably because the parties settled out of court—in January 2012.[6]

..... The song is included in The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's 500 Songs that Shaped Rock and Roll.


     Happy Birthday today to Maynard Thweatt ('57)!

     Happy Birthday tomorrow to       John London (Warwick HS - '57) of VA AND the late Ronnie Sanders ('65) (deceased - 10/08/06)!

     Happy Birthday this week to:

05 - The late   Dickie Krause ('57(deceased - 12/27/99) AND    Charles Braslow ('65) of the Virgin Islands AND      Mark Hutcherson ('66) of VA;

06 -     Sue Miller Dearnley ('64) of VA AND    Steve Burns ('65) of MN;

08 -   Bob Hines ('66) of VA;
09 -
  Tina Burroughs Farmer ('62) of VA AND Jean Carroll Garner Barger ('63) AND     Janice McCain Rose ('65) of Northern VA AND Elliott Smith ('65) of TX?? AND    Mary Frances Southall Waller ('66) of VA;

10 -   Meyera Ellenson Oberndorf ('58) of VA AND     Norm Covert ('61) of MD AND the late  Bobby Helmer ('61) (deceased 02/26/11) AND the late    Bernie Helmer ('61) (deceased 03/12/99) AND   Mike Miller ('65) of NC AND   Tommy Jenkins ('66) of VA!

   Many Happy Returns to You All!   


February 03, 1942 - The USAT Dorchester was sunk by a German U-boat. Only 230 of 902 men aboard survived. The Chapel of the Four Chaplains, dedicated by President Harry Truman, is one of many memorials established to commemorate the Four Chaplains story.

February 03, 1944 - During the Gilbert and Marshall Islands campaign, U.S. Army and Marine forces seized Kwajalein Atoll from the defending Japanese garrison.

February 03, 1945 - As part of Operation Thunderclap, 1,000 B-17s of the Eighth Air Force bombed Berlin, a raid which killed between 2,500 to 3,000 and dehoused another 120,000.

February 03, 1945 - The United States and the Philippine Commonwealth began a month-long battle to retake Manila from Japan.


Monday, February 03, 1964 - Politician Indrek Tarand was born in Tallinn, Estonia.

Monday, February 03, 1964 - Actor Gary Webster was born in Whitechapel, east London, England.

Monday, February 03, 1964 - Architect Albert Richardson, designer of the Manchester Opera House, (b. Albert Edward Richardson on 19 May 1880 in London, England) died in Ampthill, Bedfordshire, England at the age of 83. 

Monday, February 03, 1964 - Politician C. Sittampalam (b. 13 Sept 1898 in Ceylon Tamil) died at the age of 65.

    From the Cutest Boy in the Class of 1965, HP Lucas of VA - 02/01/14:

Dear Carol,

Thank you for all you do and have done the past several decades! I appreciate your "updating" my photo and for staying on top of everything that's been going on the past "50" years. WOW!! Our 50th year coming up in 2015! Can't believe how "fast" times flies.   Hopefully we can see many of our classmates next year!

Take care & God Bless,

H.P. Lucas

   That would be great! Thank you so much, HP - for everything!

     From Henry Hoyle ('65) of Northern VA - 02/01/14:

Thanks for all of your work keeping us all in touch.

--Cuz Henry

   Thanks so very much, Cousin Henry!

  From Marc (Jody) Glazer ('65) of GA - 02/02/14 - "NNHS65":

Hi Carol. I check your blog regularly. Keeps me in touch with my “roots”. I appreciate your efforts.

I have a request. Respectfully:
I appreciate your effort to remember those of us who served in Vietnam. Could you please use something other than the VC execution photo . That was an act committed by a Vietnamese national. Not an American serviceman. Personally, I find that photo offensive to all of us as a nation and demeans the service of all who sacrificed in Vietnam.

I mean you no offense or criticism because I know you are a patriot truly. Witness your father’s heroic service in WWII. Your son's service today. Paul’s prior service.

Perhaps instead, you could use some information about those classmates of ours who died in Vietnam or as a result of service in Vietnam.

Allen Groshong ('66) (11 Feb 1948 - 08 Apr 1968),  David Abbott ('66) (27 Sept 1948 - 02 Nov 1969),  Bill Koehler ('64) (13 May 1944 - 16 May 1968), Jimmy Brandon ('65) (01 Feb 1946 - 17 Mar 1967),  Chris Kypriandes ('65) (22 Sept 1946 - 24 Feb 1998), to name guys that I was friends with or knew. I’m sure there are others.

Vietnam still hurts even 45 years after coming back to the world.

Thank you for any consideration.

   Thank you so much for your note, Marc! I found it moments before I left home yesterday for what turned into a very long day indeed. I had just enough time to rip that offending image from the Newsletter in the hope that some people might not yet have seen it.

   You already know that I meant no harm in posting it; at times my own obtuseness and naiveté still astonish me...

   Sometimes I encounter such items and include them for historical perspective (as in, "WOW! Did that really happen on this day?!?"). That Pulitzer Prize winning image is such an iconic one, that it never occurred to me that it was offensive in any way other than in its graphic portrayal of the horrors of war. Never once did I equate it with any supposed guilt on the part of the American military.

   As I recall 1968 was the year that the intense anti-war sentiment - which somehow inexplicably became anti-soldier hostilities - began. As that terrifying image was taken in early 1968 and was broadcast literally everywhere, I wonder now how much blame it had in that unprecedented shifting of thought. I regret I haven't been able to include more personal stories of our schoolmates; if I had them, I would do so.

   I made this page years on 06/09/04 at the suggestion of    Cheryl Mays Howard ('66) of VA - whose husband, John Howard ('66) is, of course, a Vietnam veteran himself:
   Among other things it carries the story of    Lee Galloway (York HS - '65, VMI - '69) (14 Apr 1947 - 27 Mar 1971), who, as I was so out of touch with everyone, was the first of my friends about whose ultimate sacrifice I learned.  His older sister,   Sallie Galloway (later Sallie Gill) (York HS - '62) taught at NNHS.

   Generally I learned of war experiences years after they happened. My cousin   Clarke Booth (Wakefield HS - '57, VMI - '61) of FL served two tours in Vietnam, and fifteen years later related many dreadful episodes to me.  None struck me as horrific as the one he told me about his return home, when he was spat upon by his own countrymen.

   Prior to his retirement,         David Whitley ('67) of VA used to send me items from time to time, including this remarkable image , labeled "...waiting to be picked up on our last mission in Viet Nam".

   Several people have shared their stories with me, but generally they were confidential.  Many expressed their oft repeated feelings of wondering why their lives were spared when so many of their friends and brothers lost theirs.

   I would very much like to hear from others, whether relating their own experiences, or of those who lost their lives.

Meanwhile, please accept my deepest apologies for opening old wounds, and my deepest gratitude for your service.

        From My Husband, Paul Harty (Bardolph HS, IL - '61) of NC - 02/02/14 - "Viet Nam Pilot Down.....":

Viet Nam Pilot Down.....

We appreciate the eloquence of the speaker, the poignant message, and the dedication true Patriotic Americans can appreciate.

This is a compelling story of leadership, and of loyalty to military comrades. That feeling you will have while listening, is a stirring of patriotism and pride.

     Thank you so much, Haul Party!

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    From Joan Lauterbach Krause ('60) of VA - 01/30/14 - "Auntie Acid (#4 in a Series of 10)":


Some of these are really funny.....

Hope you are surviving the snow.


     GIGGLES! Thank you, Joan!


        From My Husband, Paul Harty (Bardolph HS, IL - '61) of NC - 02/01/14 - "Dogs (#2 in a Series of 26)":


Happy New Year to dog lovers everywhere!

     HA-HA-HA! Thanks, Dools!


BONUS VALENTINE CROCHET PATTERN (Wal, you wouldn't want a confusing pattern, would ja? ): - Linda Cyr's Tree Hearts - This was one of my favorite, most adaptable patterns from a while back; I also featured it here:

     It's quite pretty made with worsted weight yarn, but when worked with two strands of #10 crochet thread held together using a size B crochet hook, it creates a very elegant heart - and as suitable for Valentine's Day as for Christmas!

   The design works up quickly. It takes me about an hour a heart - and I am a super-slow crocheter (despite 56 years of practice)! I used 1/4" white ribbon to trim these smaller versions, which are about 2'' high and 3" wide.


BONUS DAZED RECIPE:,161,152180-248193,00.html - Glazed, Dazed Chick-Sticks


From - 02/02/14:

A guy called a budget airline to book a flight.

The operator asked: “How many people are traveling?

“How should I know?” said the man. “It’s your plane!”


1. Thursday, February 6, 2014 - The NNHS Class of 1955 holds Lunch Bunch gatherings on the first Thursday of every month at Steve & John's Steak House on Jefferson Avenue just above Denbigh Boulevard in Newport News at 11:00 AM. The luncheon is not limited to just the Class of '55; if you have friends in that year, go visit with them.

2. Wednesday, February 12, 2014 - 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.

3. Thursday, March 6, 2014 - The NNHS Class of 1955 holds Lunch Bunch gatherings on the first Thursday of every month at Steve & John's Steak House on Jefferson Avenue just above Denbigh Boulevard in Newport News at 11:00 AM. The luncheon is not limited to just the Class of '55; if you have friends in that year, go visit with them.   

PRAYER ROLL: - updated 01/31/14

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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Dazed and Confused

Written and recorded by Jake Holmes, 1967
 (b. 28 Dec 1939)

Recorded by Led Zeppelin, 1969

Been dazed and confused for so long it's not true.
Wanted a woman, never bargained for you.
Lots of people talk and few of them know,
soul of a woman was created below.

You hurt and abuse tellin' all of your lies.
Run around sweet baby, Lord how they hypnotize.
Sweet little baby, I don't know where you've been.
Gonna love you baby, here I come again.

Every day I work so hard, bringin' home my hard earned pay
Try to love you baby, but you push me away.
Don't know where you're goin', only know just where you've been,
Sweet little baby, I want you again.

Been dazed and confused for so long, it's not true.
Wanted a woman, never bargained for you.
Take it easy baby, let them say what they will.
Will your tongue wag so much when I send you the bill?


"Dazed and Confused" midi courtesy of - 02/03/10

"Dazed and Confused" lyrics courtesy of - 02/03/10

Image of Confused Baby courtesy of - 02/03/10

Animated Silly Bear (designed by AF Artist - Ryan Hagen) courtesy of - 10/04/05

Animated Bar 117 Divider Line clip art courtesy of - 02/03/10

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

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

Animated Military Flags clip art courtesy of - 06/18/03

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

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!

Silver and Bronze Stars clip art courtesy of - 05/09/08

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

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

Animated Wildly Laughing Dog courtesy of Eva Ellis Madagan ('61) of FL - 11/24/07
Thanks, Eva!

Animated Pulsing Heart courtesy of - 02/12/05 (re-saved 02/13/09)

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