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04/27/11 - NNHS Newsletter
You Don’t Love Me Anymore

Nothing takes the taste out of peanut butter quite like unrequited love.

- Charlie Brown - as quoted by Charles M. Schulz
(26 Nov 1922 - 12 Feb 2000)

Dear Friends and Schoolmates,   

   Today seems like a Weird Al kind of a day........

BONUS - - You Don't Love Me Anymore - Weird Al Yankovic     



   Happy Birthday today to     Bill Campbell ('54) of VA AND Genis Bird Crowder Hornsby ('54) AND Barbara Jones ('54)!

   Happy Birthday tomorrow to Marvin Barnes ('65) of VA!

   Happy Birthday this week to: 

29 -   Brenda Davis English ('64) of KS AND    Mike Sagman ('66) of VA;

01 -    The Head Cheerleader of 1958, Evelyn Fryer Fish of TX;

02 -   Billy Turner ('65) of TX AND        My Granddaughter, Rachel Harty (Collinsville HS, IL - '14) of IL;

03 -  Pauline Collins Shofner ('65) of VA;

04 - Wanda Hodge Underwood ('57) AND    Charlie Snead ('64) of NC!

    Many Happy Returns to You All!


Saturday, April 27, 1861

Thomas J. Jackson had brought his cadets from Virginia Military Institute to Richmond to report for duty. The boys had been assigned to units, and Jackson had been given a desk job, Major of Engineers. Considering that he was a West Point graduate and veteran of the Mexican War, it seemed to many a misuse of his talents. Today he was reassigned to command the Confederate forces in Harper’s Ferry and the lower Shenandoah Valley. This was a good deal more to his liking.

      From John London (Warwick HS - '57) of VA - 04/26/11 - "Translation please.":

I get calls and E-mails sometimes from folks that know I am in the business and want help with their computer. This is the latest:
okay I type and nothingd it now we are doing what it does, it starts in another area tyoing and I have done nothing different. shows up and all I have written it okay. So now I am trying to see what it usually does and it won't. No clue what is gong on with it, if something is out of line then it acted up again. But like a chil Good luck reading as it backed up like I said it does.

John Darlin', I have NO idea what this means, but thank you for sharing it with us!  

      From Phil Hammond ('64) of UT - 04/26/11 - "Spring Snow April 26, 2011":

I woke up to 8 inches of snow today.  All the snow movers must have left town.  If I can just get to Sunday I will fly out of here to Cabo!



   WOWZERS-YOWZERS! Phil, I've grown rather weary of our near-constant rain and thunderstorms (not to mention tornados!) as of late - but six inches of snow in late April!?! SHEESH!!!

   Thanks for the photos, Phil; y'all enjoy your get-away!

      From My Niece, Shari, of VA - 04/26/11 - "Beauty Tips Using Lemon Juice":

Healthy Nails - Soak your fingernails (or toenails) in lemon juice for 10 minutes. Then brush your nails them with a tooth brush or nail brush using a mixture of 1/2 white vinegar and 1/2 warm water and then rinse with warm water. This treatment helps your fingernails stay strong and bright! You may be surprised at how shiny and amazing your fingernails look!

Remove Blackheads - Rub lemon juice over the areas that contain blackheads right before you go to bed. Rinse your face with cool water when you wake up. Repeat this every night until blackheads are dissolved and gone. (The citric acid helps naturally dissolve the oils that form blackheads in your skin!)

Brighten Skin - Use fresh lemon juice on any area of your body, including your face, to brighten up and soften your skin. Simply rub a fresh lemon on this area before you go to bed. Rinse in the morning. You can also add 1/2 cup of fresh lemon juice to your bath water and soak for 20 minutes for an all over treatment.

Condition Hair - Dull, damaged hair will benefit from lemon juice! Combine 3/4 cup olive oil, 1/2 cup raw honey, and 3 tablespoons of lemon juice. Set aside. After shampooing your hair, towel dry your hair and work the lemon juice mixture in your hair by combing it evenly throughout your hair. Then cover hair with a plastic cap for a 1/2 hour. Shampoo and rinse your hair as usual. Find more home remedies for dry hair.

Bleach Hair - The all natural alternative to bleach is to use the juice from 1/2 - 1 lemon into your hair. Squeeze it directly into your hair. (Don't worry if you get some seeds in your hair. You'll rinse those out later!) Sit in the sun for 25 minutes. Shampoo and condition as usual. If your hair is light colored, you will see more blonde highlights. If you have darker hair, you will notice some nice red tones.

Dry Skin – You can use lemons to help with your dry skin! Simply make a mask by mixing equal amounts of honey, lemon and vegetable/canola/olive oil. Apply to dry areas and allow it to dry thoroughly. (about 10 minutes) Rinse with warm water. This mixture is a good moisturizer for dry skin or dry skin patches.

Oily Skin Toner - Combine 2 tablespoons lemon juice, 2 tablespoons vodka, 1 tablespoon distilled water, and 1 teaspoon witch hazel. Apply with cotton balls to your skin, then rinse. This mixture will keep in the refrigerator for a week and can really help your oily skin woes!

Exfoliate Dead Skin Cells - Rub a cut lemon dipped into a half-teaspoon of sugar over your face for a few minutes. Do this every night to help remove accumulated dead skin cells and refresh your skin.

Dandruff Treatment - Mix a few tablespoons of fresh lemon juice with 1/2 cup of olive oil. Rub it gently onto your scalp. Allow to remain for 15 minutes, then rinse, shampoo, and condition as usual.

Breath Freshener - Use lemon juice to freshen your breath. Lemon has been used for years (mostly mixed with water to make lemon water), as a natural breath mint. The acidity in lemons, (although alkalizing), helps destroy bacteria in your mouth that gives you bad breath. Drink lemon water during the day, to freshen up your breath anytime!

Body Purifier - Lemon water is also a great detoxifier for your body. Find out more about the benefits of lemon water. There is only one word of caution. When ordering lemon water at a restaurant, be sure to check the health 'grade' of the restaurant you're eating in. Various types of bacteria were found on a lot of the lemon slices served in a variety of restaurants recently. That's not a good thing! Don't order lemon water in any restaurant with a sanitation grade less than '90'.

Using these lemon juice beauty tips can really save you money on products you may have purchased. Lemons are highly beneficial and are a natural way to enhance your inner beauty!

   Thanks, Shari!

From - 04/25/11 - "Honesty":

Honesty - Do You Tell the Truth or Does the Truth Tell You?

By Carl Bozeman

From the moment of our birth onward over the span of our human sojourn, we are conditioned to be other than what we truly are. Nowhere is this more prevalent than in our general understanding and subsequent expression of honesty.

We are all liars. In fact, we are so good at lying, many of us will take offense at such an accusation, but perhaps more importantly, we have become so good at it we don't even know it. Our conditioned nature has us convinced that our little withholdings and untruths are necessary to negotiate the collective human condition. We even come up with metaphors to express this conditioning even though we will not acknowledge the pervasive nature of our lies. We say things like half truths or little white lies to soften the blow, so to speak, so that our fragile egos do not have to face the fact that we are indeed liars. Collectively, we have come up with terms such as spin and techniques have been developed to divert the collective attention away from the truth.

We even accept that certain groups such as lawyers or politicians are dishonest and that is just the way it is. We will support individuals representing a political view, but overlook that they fall into a faction we know (and accept) as dishonest. We will even defend them to the point of anger or rage if they are attacked by another individual who is supported by a faction representing an opposing political view. Individually and collectively we have become defenders of our dishonesty.

Egoically, we have even gone so far as to determine that no individual ego, whether child or adult, should ever be told where they have missed the mark or fallen away from a particular guideline, without following up with where they have done well. Well, we don't want to hurt any feelings now, do we? We are so concerned about preservation of feelings (ego), that we cannot speak the truth, or as we might say, the whole truth. It is interesting that we have books titled Radical Honesty, proposing that what was once simple honesty has become so elusive that telling any truth has now become radical. In other words, we have conditioned ourselves into the proverbial corner, that honesty is no longer the best policy, rather it has become the exception to the rule, both individually and collectively.

Perhaps in no other aspect of the human experience will it be more apparent how difficult it will be to alter this current conditioning. We have completely given way to the idea that feelings should not be hurt. We must conduct our lives in such a way that only the softest of blows are ever exacted against our own and other egos. The loss or damage of self-esteem is untenable in any circumstance. In other words, tell the truth if you can, lie if you must, but always spare the ego - always!

Gateway to Inner Knowing

If we can learn to listen to our inner talk, we can begin to notice the deceptions playing out in our minds. If we listen carefully, we can catch ourselves every time we tell a lie and hopefully, in time, catch it before we express it outwardly. In so doing, our dishonesty can become a window into the nature of our conditioning. It can become the way back to a life of integrity and truth. It is through that same window that we can begin to see once again our divine self. The who of our existence rather than the what the ego creates. Once found, we see life as it was before our conditioning took over our awareness.

Who you are always comprehends honestly. Finding who you are is the way out of the darkness of a life that is cloaked in a false illusion and untruth. In fact, it is the only way to have a life that is fully aware of something beyond our limited and egoic view of it. It is seeing without eyes, hearing without ears. It is a life only a god could know.

About the Author:

Carl's work is to provide new ways to inspire, uplift and challenge everyone to see through the limiting illusion they have accepted as life - to challenge their beliefs and all limiting behaviors in such a way that a new awareness surrounds them. An eternal awareness where no boundary exists.

He wants everyone to know their inner god and to hear its voice. That is the voice that provides us with all the insight we need to heal our wounds, to transcend any limitation or boundary and to overcome obstacles, challenges and debilitating behaviors.
His work is to get YOU out of your mind, out of illusion, and into a place where the miracle of YOU, never again, looks outward for that which has always existed inward.


From - 04/26/11:  

Three sisters, ages 92, 94, and 96, live together. One night the 96-year-0ld draws a bath. She puts one foot in and pauses. "Was I getting in the tub or out?" she yells.

The 94-year-old hollers back, "I don't know, I'll come up to see." She starts up the stairs and stops. She shouts, "Was I going up or going down?"

The 92-year-old is sitting at the kitchen table having tea, listening to her sisters. She shakes her head and says, "I sure hope I never get that forgetful", and knocks on wood for good measure. Then she yells, "I'll come up and help both of you as soon as I see who's at the door."


1. Saturday, April 30, 2011 - The NNHS Class will have a Luncheon. Team Leaders are Mickey Marcella ( - 757-249-3800), Betty Hamby Neher ( - 757-898-5099), and Dr. Harry Simpson ( - 804-694-0346). - CLASS OF 1954

2. Thursday, May 5, 2011 - 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.

3.  May 13, 14, 15, 20, 21, 22, 2011 - "The Marvelous Wonderettes" at Dinnertainment at The Grey Goose - OPEN TO THE PUBLIC - 

4. Wednesday, June 8, 2011 - 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.

5. Saturday, July 9, 2011 (6:30 PM to 11:30 PM) - The Class of 1971 will hold its 40-Year Reunion at Newport News Marriott at City Center, 740 Town Center Drive, Newport News. For details, contact Richard Rawls at - CLASS OF 1971

6. Saturday, August 20, 2011 - The Class of 1966 will hold its 45-Year Reunion at the Warwick Yacht Club, Newport News.  Further details will be available soon from Dee Hodges Bartram at - CLASS OF 1966

7. Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, August 26, 27, and 28, 2011 - The Class of 1961 will hold its 50-Year Reunion. - For details, see: and contact Gary Fitzgerald at or 757-879-2847 - CLASS OF 1961

8. Wednesday and Thursday, October 19 and 20, 2011 - The Class of 1956 will hold its 55-Year Reunion. Be on the lookout for "snail mail" in early May. - CLASS OF 1956

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

                                   Love to all, Carol





Carol Buckley Harty



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You Don't Love Me Anymore

- Weird Al Yankovic
(b. 23 Oct 1959)

We've been together for so very long
But now things are changing, oh I wonder what's wrong?
Seems you don't want me around
The passion is gone and the flame's died down

I guess I lost a little bit of self-esteem
That time that you made it with the whole hockey team
You used to think I was nice
Now you tell all your friends that I'm the Antichrist

Oh, why did you disconnect the breaks in my car?
That kind of thing is hard to ignore
Got a funny feeling you don't love me anymore

I knew that we were having problems when
You put those piranhas in my bathtub again
You're still the light of my life
Oh darling, I'm beggin', won't you put down that knife?

You know, I even think it's kinda cute the way
You poison my coffee just a little each day
I still remember the way that you laughed
When you pushed me down that elevator shaft

Oh, if you don't mind me asking, what's this poisonous cobra
Doing in my underwear drawer?
Sometime I get to thinking you don't love me any more

You slammed my face down on the barbecue grill
Now my scars are all healing, but my heart never will
You set my house on fire
You pulled out my chest hairs with an old pair of pliers

Oh, you think that I'm ugly and you say that I'm cheap
You shaved off my eyebrows while I was asleep
You drilled a hole in my head
Then you dumped me in a drainage ditch and left me for dead

Oh, you know this really isn't like you at all
You never acted this way before
Honey, something tells me you don't love me any more, oh no no
Got a funny feeling you don't love me anymore

[approximately 10 minutes and 2 seconds of silence]

[some loud and spontaneous noises]

"You Don't Love Me Anymore" midi courtesy of - 12/26/05

"You Don't Love Me Anymore" lyrics courtesy of - 12/26/05

Annie Haslam's Painting, "Unrequited Love" courtesy of - 03/08/06

 Animated Blue Flame Divider Line clip art courtesy of – 03/08/06

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

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!

Collinsville High School (IL) Logo courtesy of - 09/22/07

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

Animated Rolling Cat clip art courtesy of - page 14 - 11/14/09

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