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04/15/13 - NNHS Newsletter -
One Way or Another

“If I were asked to give what I consider the single most useful bit of advice for all humanity
it would be this: Expect trouble as an inevitable part of life and when it comes, hold your head high,
look it squarely in eye and say, 'I will be bigger than you. You cannot defeat me.'”

- Ann Landers (Esther "Eppie" Pauline Friedman Lederer)
(04 July 1918 - 22 June 2002)

Dear Friends and Schoolmates,   

   Just a friendly reminder that your income taxes must be filed tonight by midnight.  I do hope you have them finished or at least filed for an extension, because one way or another.....

BONUS - - One Way or Another - Blondie, 1979



"One Way or Another" is a song by American New Wave band Blondie.

Written by Debbie Harry and Nigel Harrison for the band's third studio album, Parallel Lines (1978), the song was inspired by one of Harry's ex-girlfriends who stalked him after their break up.[1] The song was released as the fourth single in the US as the follow-up to "Heart of Glass". "One Way or Another" reached number twenty-four in the Billboard Hot 100. Although never officially released as a single in the United Kingdom, the song charted there in February 2013. Rolling Stone ranked the song #298 on its list of The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.[2]

The song was included on the US and Canadian versions of the band's first hits compilation, The Best of Blondie (1981), but not on international releases.

Blondie released a manipulated live version of the song (with the audience noise removed) as the theme for the 1999 US television series Snoops. This version was released in the US as a bonus track on the US Live version of their album Livid (Live).[3] The original un-edited live version was included on the European / non-US Livid version...[4]




   From Malcolm Davis ('65) of VA - 04/09/13, 8:47 AM - "Special request concerning      Jamey (Douglas) Bacon ('66 - of VA)":

Dear Carol,

Because of your Typhoon newsletter, that has previously alerted all of your readers to Jamey's medical and fiscal needs in the past,
  Polly Norris Davis - '65) and I have been helping Jamey and getting to know her more personally and seeing just how great her needs are. Thank you for making us aware.

It is now my request to ask for financial assistance from our classmates and your readers as we try to provide Jamey with improvements for her driveway so that she can maneuver her motorized wheelchair outdoors without getting stuck in the ground or thrown from her chair. Jamey wishes to fill in the center of the driveway and because of her home being located in Hilton, she must use brick to accomplish the project or it will not be approved.

I have measured the area and priced the brick paving stone. She will need 288 sq. feet of the brick and that will cost $655.44 retail at Lowe's. She will also need 3 yards of crushed stone and 1 yard of sand which I have not priced yet. I am seeking to have the Peninsula Baptist Summer Youth Work Camp take this on as a mission project in July. This could hold down the cost for labor if the city and the community will allow them to do the work. If not, we will need to purchase the labor from a contractor.

I have permission to set up an account at my church, Parkview Baptist Church, to receive any contributions and also to afford us sales tax exempt status when purchasing the materials from this account. An additional 5% discount will be afforded by using the church credit card when making the purchase. You may also deduct the contribution that you make on your income tax returns.

I am seeking contributions now to make this mission a reality. This is a real need. Jamey's quality of life would be enhanced by this improvement to her home and yard. She is an amputee and is completely dependent on her wheelchair for mobility.

Anyone wishing to contribute to this project is asked to make a check out to Parkview Baptist Church and mail it to Malcolm and Polly Davis at 118 Cindy Circle, Newport News, Va. 23602. I will turn the checks over to the church and keep everyone informed, through your news letter, of the running balance of the contributions received and their ultimate disposition. The names of those who contribute will be kept private and I am hoping that enough individuals will be willing to contribute at least $10.00 so we can raise enough to complete the job even if we have to hire a contractor to install the bricks. Please note on the check that this is for the "Jamey Bacon Mission Project."

Here are some pictures of the driveway in its present condition.
Friday, March 22, 2013

Thank you all for considering this request for assistance. Your participation will be a blessing for Jamey and she is grateful for your concern always.

Sincerely, Malcolm and Polly Davis
NNHS Class of 1965

    Thank you so very much, Sweetie-Pies!

   C'mon, Typhoon Nation - y'all know what to do!


   From Malcolm Davis ('65) of VA - 04/15/13, 12:00 PM - "     Jamey (Douglas) Bacon ('66 - of VA) Mission Project":

Total now stands at $995.00
Jamey is very thankful to her Typhoon family and friends.

     Thank you so much, Malcolm!



    From the Cutest Boy in the Class of 1965, HP Lucas of VA - 04/10/13, 9:04 AM - "  DALE LUCADO (Class of 1968) GOLF TOURNAMENT":


Please include the Dale Lucado golf information below in next news letter.


HP Lucas

   Certainly, HP! 

   This information is also posted here within Dale's entry:



Memorial Service for    Sarah Groshong ('61):

   A Celebration of Life for Sarah Susanne Groshong will be held on Sunday, May 12th at 2:00 PM at Kiptopeke State Park, beach front pavilion #2.

   To truly honor this remarkable woman, join together to celebrate her life on the afternoon of her birthday, May 12th. The Eastern Shore was one of Sarah's passions. This magnificent setting is perfect to share memories, connect and simply enjoy the things of life Sarah so treasured - music, food, and friends.

   Admittance to the park for the memorial celebration is free; however, there is a $4.00 donation per car required to enter the park. Think of this as a donation in her honor.



   Happy Birthday today to        George Helliesen ('61) of MI AND    Linda Bowen Uplinger ('63) of VA!

   Happy Birthday this week to:

17 - David Jones ('57);

18 -      The late Monty Phillips ('62) (18 Apr 1943 -15 Apr 2011) AND    Bill Wolfley ('70) of VA;

21 -   Betsy Turner Bateman ('70) of VA AND         My #2 Son, Brent Harty (Hillsboro HS, IL - '90) of TX;

22 - Peggy Lovic Hooper-McLain ('57) AND     Gene Shelton ('64) of VA!

   Many Happy Returns to You All!


April 14, 1940 - Royal Marines landed in Namsos, Norway in preparation for a larger force to arrive two days later.

April 14, 1941 - The Ustashe, a Croatian far-right organization was put in charge of the Independent State of Croatia by the Axis Powers after the Axis Operation 25 invasion. Rommel attacked Tobruk.

April 14, 1945 - Osijek, Croatia, was liberated from fascist occupation.


April 15, 1940 - The Allies began their attack on the Norwegian town of Narvik which was occupied by Nazi Germany.

April 15, 1941 - In the Belfast Blitz, two-hundred bombers of the German Air Force (Luftwaffe) attacked Belfast, Northern Ireland killing one thousand people.

April 15, 1942 - The George Cross was awarded to "to the island fortress of Malta – its people and defenders". It was given by King George VI himself and is now an emblem on the Maltese national flag.

April 15, 1945 - British and Canadian troops liberated the Nazi Bergen-Belsen concentration camp.

April 15, 1945 - The Dutch town of Arnhem was liberated.  


Sunday, April 14, 1963 - Historian Rahul Sankrityayan (राहुल सांकृत्यायन) (b. Kedarnath Pandey on 09 Apr 1893 in Pandaha Village, Azamgarh District, Uttar Pradesh, British India) died in Darjeeling, West Bengal, India five days after his 70th birthday.


Monday, April 15, 1963 - Journalist Bobby Pepper was born Robert Edward Pepper in Houston, Mississippi.

Monday, April 15, 1963 - Footballer Edward Greeves (b. Edward Goderich "Carji" Greeves, Jr. on 01 Nov 1903 in Warragul, Victoria, Australia) died in Ararat, Victoria, Australia at the age of 59.

   From Malcolm Davis ('65) of VA - 04/13/13 - "Kite Day pictures from Yorktown today, enjoy":

Saturday, April 13, 2013 - Yorktown, VA

    OH, WOW! What fun! Thank you so much for sharing these images with us, Malcolm!

        From My Husband, Paul Harty (Bardolph HS, IL - '61) of NC - 04/13/13 - "It won't be long and we will be home.":

A woman in a supermarket is following a grandfather and his badly behaved 3 year-old grandson. It's obvious to her that he has his hands full with the child screaming for candy, cookies, you name it.

Meanwhile, Grandpa is working his way around, saying in a controlled voice, "Easy, William, we won't be long . . . easy, boy."

Another outburst and she hears the grandpa calmly say, "It's okay, William, just a couple more minutes and we'll be out of here. Hang in there, boy"

At the checkout, the little terror is throwing items out of the cart and Grandpa says again in a controlled voice, "William, William, relax buddy, don't get upset. We'll be home in five minutes, stay cool, William."

Very impressed, the woman goes outside where the grandfather is loading his groceries and the boy into the car.

She says to the elderly man, "It's none of my business, but you were amazing in there. I don't know how you did it. That whole time you kept your composure, and no matter how loud and disruptive he got, you just calmly kept saying 'things would be okay.' William is very lucky to have you as his grandpa."

"Thanks," said the grandpa, "but I'm William. The little brat's name is Kevin."

      Thank you, Dools!

   From the Most Talented Boy in the Class of 1954, Jack Nelson of Northern VA - 04/14/13 - "ICE CREAM, THE NEXT GENERATION...":

Here's another great submission from Polly (English) Greene ('54).

In our high school days we thought High's Ice Cream was the epitome of excellent ice cream. Then came Friendly's, Baskin-Robbins, Häagen-Dazs, Ben & Jerry's, Hershey Creamery Company' and a host of other ice cream companies you likely can name as your favorite.

Now, comes
I Cream out of Chicago. It probably won't be long before you will see it in your area...

Ice Cream, The Next Generation...

Ice Cream lovers will enjoy this one. Even if you don't like ice cream, this is an interesting new concept for ice cream.

A perfect example of what can be done with some chemistry background, ingenuity, and desire as well as being an attractive female and the result — a solid success. Amazing entrepreneurship.

   WOWZERONI!  That's fabulous! Thanks, Jack - and Polly!

From My Friend, Alice of AZ - 04/14/13 - "Stain Remover":

Stain Remover

2 parts hydrogen peroxide to 1 part Dawn (original blue) will take the stains out of almost ANYTHING...even if they're old stains!

Mix in a spray bottle and use as a stain remover spray.

   COOL BEANS! Thanks so much, Alice!

  From My Friend, Evelyn Dudzinski Griffis (Mars Hill HS, PA - '75) of NY - 04/14/13 - "Orange Candle":

  Orange Candle

So clever! Just take an orange/lemon/grapefruit, cut in half, eat the middle portion, leave the center core-like stem intact. Pour a kitchen oil (vegetable oil, olive oil, etc.) into orange just below the top of the stem. Light stem. It will burn for hours and smell amazing.

   OOOH! Thank you, Evelyn!


From My Friend, Susan, of NC - 04/14/13 - "Sometimes":

  AMEN! Thanks so much, Susan!

  From Ruth Reece Horace ('67) of FL - 04/08/13 - "Pets make you smile, ya gotta love em' (#5 of 36)":

  To make you smile.....

Happy Pet Day!!!

   AWW! Thanks, Ruthie!


BONUS CROCHET PATTERN: and - Michele Wilcox's Butterfly Baby Blanket & Cocoon - "That baby that makes your heart flutter will look picture perfect in this cocoon with butterfly-winged blanket. Crochet it in beautiful shades of Anne Geddes Baby for a memorable baby gift."



From - 04/14/13:

Q. Why did Mrs. Smokey the Bear divorce Smokey the Bear?

A. Because every time she got hot, he'd beat her with a shovel!


1. Thursday, May 2, 2013 - 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, June 12, 2013 - 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. Friday and Saturday, October 4 and 5, 2013 - The NNHS Class of 1963 will hold their 50-Year Reunion at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Hampton on the Water. SEE: The website which has been set up for their class at; CONTACT: Frank Gibson,, Joyce Williams Nettles,, or Susie Overton Jones,

PRAYER ROLL: - updated 04/05/13

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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One Way or Another

Written by Debbie Harry (b. 01 July 1945) and Nigel Harrison (b. 24 Apr 1951)

Recorded by Blondie, 1979

One way or another I'm gonna find ya
I'm gonna getcha getcha getcha getcha
One way or another I'm gonna win ya
I'm gonna getcha getcha getcha getcha
One way or another I'm gonna see ya
I'm gonna meetcha meetcha meetcha meetcha
One day, maybe next week
I'm gonna meetcha, I'm gonna meetcha, I'll meetcha
I will drive past your house
And if the lights are all down
I'll see who's around

One way or another I'm gonna find ya
I'm gonna getcha getcha getcha getcha
One way or another I'm gonna win ya
I'll getcha, I'll getcha
One way or another I'm gonna see ya
I'm gonna meetcha meetcha meetcha meetcha
One day, maybe next week
I'm gonna meetcha, I'll meetcha

And if the lights are all out
I'll follow your bus downtown
See who's hanging out

One way or another I'm gonna lose ya
I'm gonna give you the slip, a slip of the lip or another
I'm gonna lose ya, I'm gonna trick ya
One way or another I'm gonna lose ya
I'm gonna trick ya trick ya trick ya trick ya
One way or another I'm gonna lose ya
I'm gonna give you the slip

I'll walk down the mall
Stand over by the wall
Where I can see it all
Find out who ya call
Lead you to the supermarket checkout
Some specials and rat food, get lost in the crowd

One way or another I'm gonna getcha, I'll getcha, I'll getcha getcha
getcha getcha
(Where I can see it all, find out who ya call)
One way or another I'm gonna getcha, I'll getcha, I'll getcha getcha
getcha getcha
(Where I can see it all, find out who ya call)
One way or another I'm gonna getcha, I'll getcha, I'll getcha getcha
getcha getcha
(Where I can see it all, find out who ya call)
[repeat until fade]

"One Way or Another" midi courtesy of - 04/14/09

"One Way or Another" lyrics courtesy of - 04/14/09

"Taxes" clip art courtesy of - 04/14/09

Blue-Green Divider Line clip art courtesy of - 04/15/09

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

Animated USMC Flag clip art courtesy of - 06/18/03

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

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

Animated Laughing Woman courtesy of Joyce Lawrence Cahoon ('65) of VA - 02/23/09
Thanks, Joyce!

Bright Idea clip art (designed by Heather) courtesy of - 10/30/12

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