Cocoa Crew Review

A Compendium of Cocoa Crew's Congenial Carousing

Poorest town in Florida – Sebring, Florida Town median household income: $25,663

Hello CREW…. 💘                                                   07-23-17

   Yep!   Back to where  IT  started!  😉  

 Next  HAPPY HOUR CREW event 

      5 PM     Wednesday     July 26, 2017
    Norman’s Raw Bar & Grille  
               3  Forrest Avenue,  Cocoa  433-0872
                 1st Visit: 2008        Visit: # 20       Last:  05-24-17

July 26th  All or Nothing Day.    What will you have?
    Either way to participate in this special day, you 
   must be “all in”  ???   Certainly a day of extremes!
  CREW…  let’s be  “All in”   at Norman’s this Wednesday. 

What is your savings bond worth?

Poorest town in Florida   –  Sebring, Florida
                 Town median household income:  $25,663
 Cocoa $30,384  Cocoa B $51,868   Rockledge $59,905

How beautiful it is to do nothing,
               and then rest afterward.   –  Spanish proverb

Sent from my I-teepee, getting ready to be “all-in” for my NAP!  😉

Brewster, Fl… Just south of Lakeland … Population 3, is the Smallest town in Florida.

Hello CREW… 💘                                                 07-20-17

   19  CHS Alumni and Friends enjoyed El Tucan. 
               Margaritas and Food… soooo good!  😋

ATTENDEES:  L – R   Judy McAllister, Lois Atkinson,
       Jack Crockett, Bob & Judy Berghult, Clark True,
        Ann Driskill, Myrna Swindell, Sandy Mangum,
    Harvey Baker, Bill Weinberg, Carole Saxe, Indian,
 Gregg Seitner,   Chris Bill Savannah Gerri – Dutcher.

THANK YOU!  George Reinhart for the picture and
        Harvey Baker for arranging seating for our visit! 
                   SERVER:   Shila  was  Superior! 

NEW  locations in our area to visit soon! 
          Twisted Birch, Dirty Oar. Time Out, Mr. Rib,
      Dad’s, Cryderman Barbecue, Taco and Rhythm,
 Que Pasa, German Beer Garden, Billy’s Beer Barrel.

Studies indicate that oxygen is slowly killing you
                    but, it takes about 75-100 years to work!

Brewster, Fl    Just south of Lakeland.  Population 3
                                  Smallest town in Florida.

Next Event:  Improved?  Norman’s Sports Bar
                                                   Visit: #20       Last:  05-24-17
It’s not what you look at that matters,
                    it’s what you see. – Henry David Thoreau

Sent from my I-teepee, did you see a HAPPY Indian at El Tucan?

A few cups of coffee a day could???? lower your risk of dying prematurely.

Hello CREW… 💘                                                           O7-16-17

               Si Amigo’s!   Zee Margarita’s R theese beeg!




         Cinco PM     Wednesday     July 19, 2017
       El Tucan  Mexican Restaurant, M. I. 
                 225 N. Sykes Creek Parkway M.I.  453-7501
                        About a 100 yards North of  HOOTERS!
  What    Sneaky
        Click for zee MENU!

What? Harvey’s moving to new location in Cocoa?  

                     Winn-Dixie to convert to  “Harvey’s”  in August.

How far is it?   Very good INFO site,   has lot of “stuff”!

                     click here:

  Cocoa to Juneau, AK   4227 miles.    Need a ride?   Call Uber?

JULY 19th  –  National Daiquiri Day!  Make mine a “Rita”!

Keep Drinking!  lol   

  Studies that looked at hundreds of thousands of people

  for about 16 years finds that a few cups of coffee a day
      could?   lower your risk of dying prematurely.

The true test of a man’s character is what he does

                         when no one is watching.   –  John Wooden

Sent from my I-teepee,   Ugh!   Don’t  PEEK  into my teepee!   😉  

Mission Statement: No rules, No dues, No work, Just fun!

Hello CREW… 💘                                                 07-13-17

    Are YOU curious?  😉     HAPPY HOUR CREW
Mission Statement:  No rules, No dues, No work, Just fun!  

Started in 2008  –  the email list total is now  164.
Sent:  BCC  –  blind carbon copy,  a copy of an email sent to
someone whose name/address isn’t visible to other recipients.
  Emailed informally  in a relaxed, friendly, amateur,
   unofficial, manner, twice a week to  CHS Alumni.

Additional  Cocoa High School Alumni  Information:   Thanks Lois Atkinson CHS’59   Thanks Conrad Koch  CHS’59

Attendees:    L – R      Jack Crockett, Ann Driskill,
  George Reinhart, Jim, Janet Sewell, Julia Beckman,
         Judy McAllister, Bill Weinberg, Carole Saxe,
   Gerri Dutcher, an Indian.  Not shown Roy Tharpe
      THANK YOU!  Lois 🌹 Atkinson for the pictures.
              SERVERS:  Josh and Laura were very good. 
2nd Picture:  Janet Sewell CHS’59  and husband Jim.
                              Great folks and a happy couple!           
Osiyo… ( Hi )    Just a thought, did you know?
  Native Indians resisting immigration since 1492. 😁
                      Ugh!  Don’t trust the white-eyes!

Next event:    El Tucan Mexican on M. I. 
                                Visit: # 15      Last:  05-03-17

The stupid neither forgive nor forget, 
         the naïve forgive and forget, the wise
                    forgive but do not forget. – Thomas Szasz 

Sent from my I-teepee forgive me, I forgot to forget all that!


There are three simple rules for making a smooth landing. Unfortunately, no one knows what they are.

Hello CREW… 💘                                                     07-09-17


       5:00 PM   Wednesday   July 12, 2017 

                770 East Merritt Island Causeway
              Merritt Island, Fl  32952    456-5559

Bill Hardy CHS’59    received a  Veterans Medal   and a
hand shake from the Governor of Florida. 273 Veterans 
attended event at the National Guard Armory in Cocoa.  
US NAVY GMM2  62 – 68  USS Springfield CLG-7 – USS Dewey DLG14

H O V  lanes on highways?   Ever wondered?   I did.  Where

                  High Occupancy Vehicle  –  now we / I know.  😉 

There are three simple rules for making a smooth landing.
Unfortunately, no one knows what they are.   –  Jim Sisco

1.7 Billion cups of coffee are consumed daily worldwide.
                         Hummm   have you had yours today?

The true test of a man’s character is what he does
                        when no one is watching.   – John Wooden

Sent from my I-teepee,   What is  ole Indian  doing this A.M.?
                                                     Having a cup of coffee!  lol    

Helicopters can’t really fly – they’re just so ugly that the earth immediately repels them.

Hello CREW… 💘                                                         07-06-17

15 CHS Alumni   enjoyed a Birthday Party at Ashley’s.  

                                     Added to CHS list  –  Marv Cohen  July 17!  
L – R  Front:  Bill Weinberg, Carole Saxe, David Alexander,
   George Reinhart.   Back:  Gerri Dutcher, Priscilla Firkins,
       Myrna Swindell, Roy Tharpe, Harvey Baker, Indian,
Corinne Bowley, Ann Driskill, Clark True, Sandy Mangum.
                  SERVER:  Christie was GREAT as always!
   THANK YOU!    Lois 🌹 Atkinson for the Alumni picture! 

CHS Cheerleader Reunion?   😊      Janet Sewell and Jim
      are planning to attend July 12th event at Longhorn’s.
        2  bit’s  4 bit’s  –  OK!  CHS Cheerleader’s  attend and  holler!  😉 

Helicopters can’t really fly   –   they’re just so ugly
                       that the earth immediately repels them.
                            “I didn’t know that!” info – from Jim Sisco. 

International Kissing Day  –  July 6th  💋  pucker up! 

Next event:    Longhorn’s Steak House on Merritt Island
                                         Visit: # 29    Last: 04-19-17

The old believe everything; the middle-aged suspect
   everything; the young know everything. – Oscar Wilde

Sent from my I-teepee, sitting here suspecting everything!  😉

If a man does his best, what else is there? – General George S. Patton

Hello CREW…  💘                                                     07-02-17

   Next   HAPPY HOUR CREW event

5:00 PM   Wednesday   July 5, 2017    

             Ashley’s  Restaurant

                  1609  Highway 1    Rockledge, Fl   636-6430


                     CHS Alumni  July Birthdays

      1  Julie McClure   4  Marilyn True   7  Harvey Baker

9  Priscilla Firkins   9  Bob Berghult   18  Diane Likon

  19  Howard Payne   23  Jack Crockett   32  Sky King

                    Do I have YOUR birth date?     Email me.  

Next Launch:         Space X   🚀   Today  7:36 PM

July 5, 1946,  the first Bikini was worn & modeled.

                                    And all  US  guys approved!  😉

Do you really want to know?  😨


Alumni  we wonder about?         Gregg Seitner has

        not been at a  CREW  event in three weeks?

                        Was spotted at  McD’s  this AM 😉 

If a man does his best, what else is there?

                                           – General George S. Patton

Sent from my I-teepee, doin what ole Indians do best? a nap!  

It always seems impossible until it’s done. – Nelson Mandela

Hello CREW… 💘                                              06-29-17

A dozen CHS Alumni enjoyed a visit to Fla Seafood.

ATTENDEES:    L – R   Gerri Dutcher, Jack Crockett,
             Sherri Gentry, Ann Driskill, Myrna Swindell,
Clark True, Dallas ( Elsa’s Husband ), David Alexander,
         local Indian, George Reinhart, Elsa Kruse. 
                SERVER:  Julie did a very good job.
    THANK YOU!     Lois  🌹 Atkinson for the picture.  

KUDO’s:   Florida“Gators” NCAA Baseball Champs. 

Next Launch:   Space X – Sunday, July 2nd  7:35 PM
June 29th   “A Hug Holiday”  YOU are encouraged
                      to give hugs to those who need them?
                                        Ole Indians like hug’s!   😉 

Drunkorexia  –  used by young women who skip
        meals before drinking to avoid gaining weight.

Next:    Ashley’s – Alumni July Birthday Celebration

It always seems impossible until it’s done.
                                                            – Nelson Mandela

Sent from my I-teepee, wondering  RUDY?  R U Done Yet?  😉 

FACT: Death Rate In Brevard County is 100%

Hello CREW… 💘                                            06-25-17

     Next  HAPPY HOUR CREW  event:

5:00 PM   WEDNESDAY   June 28, 2017


                  480 West Cocoa Beach Causeway

          Cocoa Beach, Florida  32931     784-0892


                               Ahhh   SEE  Food   –   order it!

       Try to arrive before 5 PM, that’s when we order! 

Not Forgotten!   Billy Fine passed  8  years ago.

                      Voted  “Most Fun” –  CHS Class of 1959.

Guys…       Forget diet’s and workouts ?

Women’s Health Mag:  Survey found male body type

 women prefer? 70% say most attractive is a dad bod! 

  A physique with up to 20 extra lbs… more attractive

                   than a dude with washboard abs?

       Psssst!   Hey Buddy wanna buy the Brooklyn Bridge?

Disturbing Thought!  😨  FACT:  Death Rate In

                      Brevard County is   100%   R U Prepared?

USA Top 10   –    Fastest Growing Cities.

    #8 Bonita Springs, Fl   (152 miles south of Tampa)

     Hummm  maybe the Death Rate there is not  100%?  😉

June 25th is   –    National Catfish  🐟  Day

                              Let’s go  FISHING  this Wednesday!  😋

Really?  Gas  $2.02  at a station on Clearlake Rd.

There are only two tragedies in life:

         one is not getting what one wants,

                 and the other is getting it.  – Oscar Wilde

Sent from my I-teepee, happy with no tragedies…  so far!

Only the guy who isn’t rowing, has time to rock the boat. – Jean-Paul Sartre

Hello CREW…  💘                                            06-22-17

10 CHS Alumni  – wined and dined @ Kelsey’s!   
                 And of course the Lasagna was FANTASTIC! 😋

ATTENDEES:     Ann Driskill, Clark & Marilyn True,
      Sherri Gentry, Gerri Dutcher, Myrna Swindell,
         Bill Weinberg, Carole Saxe, Jack Crockett,
        and one Indian.   SERVER:  Jen was excellent.

SORRY… 😢 Alumni were having soooo much fun
           no one remembered to take a picture.  sigh!  
        We missed ya!  Get well soon… Priscilla 🌹 Firkins

         ⚡   Looking out for the  CREW!   😉
WARNING!   Lots of Rain  =  lots of Skeeters!
                            Use repellent if having FUN outdoors.

WARNING!  Flight attendants say  “Most germ
 infested part of airplane is the fold down table.”
                       Must remember to bring a table cloth!  😉
One more:  AVOID rashes, insects and diseases
Suggest you WASH NEW clothing before wearing.
 Per: U.S. Navy and others…  New Gear is Dirty Gear!
         Now don’t you feel better knowing about these?  😁

Next event:    Florida Seafood in Cocoa Beach
                                   Visit: # 29    Last: 04-19-17

PLAN AHEAD:   Wed  July   5th   Ashley’s        visit # 98
                               Wed  July 12th   Longhorn’s  visit # 29
                               Wed  July 19th   El Tucan       visit # 15
 9 year reunion!  Wed  July 26th  Norman’s     visit # 20

Only the guy who isn’t rowing,
       has time to rock the boat.   –  Jean-Paul Sartre

Sent from my I-teepee, looking for my canoe paddles, 
                                         skeeter repellent and table cloth. 😉