Cocoa Crew Review

A Compendium of Cocoa Crew's Congenial Carousing

Where It All Started

I love sleep. My life has the tendency to fall apart when I’m awake, you know? – Ernest Hemingway

Hello CREW… 💘 06-13-21

Next HAPPY HOUR CREW event
5:00 PM Wednesday June 16, 2021
Bizzarro’s Italian Restaurant
325 East Merritt Island cswy 453-2610
https://slicelife.com/restaurants/fl/merritt-island/32952/bizzarro-pizza/menu​
Visit: # 37 Last: 01-29-20

Monday, June 14th is National Flag Day
Proudly display our American Flag.

Received this email notice for planned “side-trip”.
Happy Hour Crew Day Trip – A.K.A. A Tiger Run!
To: New York, New York, 5401 Riverside Dr., Titusville, FL 32780
Meet 4:15 PM Fri., June 18, 2021 @ Planet Fitness parking lot,
Rockledge, if you’d like to rideshare – or see ya 5:00 PM there.
Previously known as Harrold’s, famous for Wine Burgers. 😋

A review of Good Manners: Interesting. ✔️
30 Bad Table Manners: How Many Are You Guilty Of? (msn.com)
Some of us learned at Ms. Brown’s Charm School. Who?

“Bill” forming in the Gulf? Will head for Mexico?
Si Amigo’s, hope the Gringo doesn’t change his mind.

I love sleep. My life has the tendency to fall apart
when I’m awake, you know? – Ernest Hemingway

Sent from my i-teepee, Ugh! Indian happily enjoy many naps.

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I would rather die of passion than of boredom. – Vincent van Gogh

Hello CREW…💘                                    06-06-21
 

    Cowabunga!🏄‍♂️ Surf’s Up?

 

Next  HAPPY HOUR CREW event

             5 PM   Wednesday June 9, 2021 
LONG DOGGERS   –   Cocoa Beach

                     350 W. Cocoa Beach Cswy  613-0002

https://www.longdoggers.com/location/cocoa-beach/

                       Weather permitting, we may sit outside.
 
June 6th D-Day 156,000 troops landed in Normandy.
      A moment of silence today, to remember soldiers who
                  fought and died for our country on D-Day.
 
June 9th     National Strawberry Rhubarb Pie Day
Have you ever tried Rhubarb Pie? 🙄
 
Hottest temperature ever recorded in Florida.
               109 °F  at Monticello, Fl. on 29 June 1931.
       26 miles west of Tallahassee, near the Georgia border.
                             103 degrees in Cocoa area.  
 
I would rather die of passion than of boredom.
                                                         – Vincent van Gogh
Sent from my i-teepee, Ugh!  Staying in my teepee is boring.
No!  You can’t go surfing!

National Debt  –  Now at $28.3+ Trillion 😲

Hello CREW… 💘                                06-03-21
 
 
 
14 CHS Alumni enjoyed a return to Ashley’s. ✔️
 
Attendees: 
​Pic 1   L – R 
Bill Hardy, Ann Driskill, Myrna Swindell, Priscilla Firkins, Gerri Dutcher, Jack Crockett, Ginny Brendel, Amber Forrest, George Reinhart. 
 
Pic 2   L – R
          Marylin True, Clark True, Lois Atkinson
                        Bill Weinberg, Carole Saxe. 
Thank you,  Lois and George for the great pictures. 
Thank you,  Gerri Dutcher for the tasty B-Day cake. 😋
Thank you,  Jack Crockett – Shrimp appetizers for all.
SERVER:  Christie was FANTASTIC!
 
Additional information:
Sad News:  Nancy Grothe CHS’59 passed.
Rec’d obit from her daughter Teri-Lynne Johanson today.
 
 
June 1st – Official start of Hurrican Season
Ana has passed, 🤔hummm where is Bill?
Then, Claudette, Danny, Elsa and Fred…?
      SERIOUSLY,  predicted 3-5 major Canes will hit USA.
 Are YOU prepared?
 
National Debt  –  Now at $28.3+ Trillion 😲
      Should we take donations at next CREW event?
​   Million dollars in $100 bills weighs 22 pounds.
 
Next event: Long Doggers 🏄‍♂️ Cocoa Beach 
  Visit # 9        Last: 10-30-19
 
Never tell me the sky’s the limit when there are
                       footprints on the moon.  –  Unknown
 
Sent from my i-teepee, ugh! No see footprints from teepee.
 

There never was a time when, in my opinion, some way could not be found to prevent the drawing of the sword. – Ulysses S. Grant

Hello CREW…  💘                                      05-30-21

 Next  HAPPY HOUR CREW event 
        5:00 PM   Wednesday   June 2, 2021     

              Ashley’s Restaurant

           1609 Highway 1    Rockledge, Fl    636-6430

 

Let’s Go o Ashelys

             http://www.ashleysofrockledge.com/

                        Visit:  # 131      Last:  04-01-20

CHS Alumni June Birthdays:

3  Corinne Bowley   12  Myrna Swindell   14  Judy Scherer              

     15  Bill Weinberg   17  Carole Saxe   21  Charles Ward

         24  June Cox   30  Dick Bankhead   30  John Estes   

                                     31  John Silver

Monday is Memorial Day:    

 Remembering and honoring military personnel who died in

 service of their country, particularly those who died in battle,
 or as a result of a wound sustained in battle.

Rolling Thunder Motorcycle Ride         M. I. 10 AM

105th Indy 500 Race                           NBC 11 AM

NASCAR Coco-Cola 600 Charlotte       FOX   6  PM

WWW.TigerTopics.com  –  Lois Atkinson CHS’59

WWW.CocoaCrew.com  –  Conrad Koch  CHS’59

         Kudos to both of you for keeping Tigers informed.

There never was a time when, in my opinion, some way

could not be found to prevent the drawing of the sword.

                                                                      – Ulysses S. Grant

Sent from my i-teepee, put down bow & arrow, smoke peace pipe.

I never expected to see the day when girls get sunburn in places they now do. – Will Rogers  

Hello CREW… 💘                                 05-27-21
 
 
13 CHS Alumnicaught “seafood” last night. 😋
 No need for vaccinations. 
 
Attendees:  L – R
 
​       Bob Berghult, Judy Frese, Sandy Mangum,
           Harvey Baker, Clark True, Ann Driskill, 
        Randy Revels, Carole Saxe, Bill Weinberg,
       Jack Crockett, Bill Hardy, David Alexander.
     Thank you Gerri Dutcher 🌹 for the picture.
​SERVER:  Kristen was excellent.
 
Today  –   National Sun Screen Day.
 Sunday, June 20th – 1st day of summer. 
         (SPF) 15 or more. The higher SPF value, the better. 
 
Health tip:  If your car sits in sunlight, take off
       your masks and leave them on the dashboard.
    UV light will kill viruses. 👍
 
Smallest Town in Florida.
                      Brewster, Fl. Population: 3
 
Next event:  Ashley’s – RockledgeJune 2nd 
Celebrating CHS Alumni June Birthdays.
Visit: # 131    Last: 04-01-2020
 
I never expected to see the day when girls get
     sunburn in places they now do. – Will Rogers
 
Sent from my i-teepee, sun screen = baby oil and iodine? 

If you’re offered a seat on a rocket ship, don’t ask what seat! Just get on. – Sheryl Sandberg

Hello CREW… 💘                                      05-23-21

      In the mood? 🐟  for seafood?  

​Next  HAPPY HOUR CREW event: 
        5:00 PM   Wednesday  May 26, 2021
   FLORIDA SEAFOOD BAR AND GRILLE

             ​480 West Cocoa Beach Causeway

                Cocoa Beach, Fl  32931   784-0892

            https://www.floridas-seafood.com/menu

 

 Can we have fish for dinner

S1st Tropical storm, “ANA”, east of Bermuda!

   T.S. BILL right behind her?    What about Claudette?

Today is Lucky Penny Day  

       Superstition has it that you should only pick up

a penny that is lying face up. 🙃

If you’re offered a seat on a rocket ship, 

   don’t ask what seat! Just get on. – Sheryl Sandberg

Sent from my i-teepee, Ugh!  Indian no go to powwow on Mars.

Believe you can and you’re halfway there. – Theodore Roosevelt

Hello CREW…💘      😷 deleted 👍           05-16-21
 
 
National Barbecue Day – celebrated every May 16.
 

          🐴   Giddy -Up!   🤠

   Let’s mosey over to Sonny’s for Cowboy Fixin’s.
Want to SAVOR some 😋 ribs, beans and garlic bread? 
  Next HAPPY HOUR CREW event
 
   5 PM   Wednesday   05-19-21
    Sonny’s – Real Pit Bar-B-Q
10 N.  Courtenay Parkway  M.I.   Fl 32953
 On the East side of Courtenay Pkwy. 449-9102
 
​New Indian Reservation?    See pic. 
       Old Norman’s Bar.  Building teepees in front? 😲
       SOME ole Indian’s luv beer-firewater!  Opening – TBD

 
Comment: Well Classmates, looks like we are getting
      closer to victory over covid-19.  A few CHS Alumni
  dealt with this virus but recovered.    Tigers are tough!
                Resuming CREW events is a positive.  
      Stay healthy, hope to see YOU soon?    Grrreat! 🐯
 
Believe you can and you’re halfway there. 
                                                          – Theodore Roosevelt
 
Sent from my i-teepee, Indian believe, halfway to Sonny’s.
 

 

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Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass. It’s about learning how to dance in the rain. – Vivian Greene

Hello CREW… 💘😷 05-13-21

15 CHS Alumni attended the CREW event restart
at Ginger & Garlic in Rockledge.
Will we see YOU next time? 😊

​Restarting Happy Hour Crew events after a year on hold,
was fun for all. Hope to see more Alumni in the future. ✔️

Attendees: L – R

Pic 1: Mary Laycock, Judy Freese, Bob Berghult,Bill Weinberg, Carole Saxe.


Pic 2: Jack Crockett, Clark True, Ann Driskill, David Alexander, Priscilla Firkins

Pic 3: Lois Atkinson, Hellen Granger, Gerri Dutcher, Bill Hardy.

Thank You George Reinhart for the pictures.

Sad news. Sally Ann (Beardsley) Mills – CHS’55
Home economics teacher passed. No details at this time.

Next event: Sonny’s Barbecue on Merrit Island.
Visit # 22 Last: 02-12-20

Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass.
It’s about learning how to dance in the rain.
– Vivian Greene

Sent from my i-teepee, Indians dance at tribe Pow Wows!

 

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Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right.  – Henry Ford

Hello CREW… 💘 😷                               05-09-21
 
   We are back!   Go Tiger Alumni!
 

Next   HAPPY HOUR CREW event              

 

5 PM   Wednesday   May 12th, 2021
  Ginger and Garlic 🎎 Chinese
1172 US Highway 1 Rockledge   632-8888
 

 Visit: #21          Last: 12-18-2019

  
Ahhhh Soooo, practice this Chinese greeting!  😊             
   Ni Hao   Knee Hahello” – means you are good​.

                       Greet in Chinese, when YOU arrive.

 
Today is Mother’s Day  👩  Always remembered.
 
Sad news,  Marguerite Payne – CHS English Teacher
                     Passed on May 3rd.  More info on Facebook.
                              Search for her brother, David Payne. 
 
Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, 
                                                you’re right.  – Henry Ford
 
Sent from my i-teepee, Ugh!  Indian THINKS he will celebrate!

Eighty percent of success is showing up. – Woody Allen

Hello CREW…  💘😷                                 05-02-21
 
 
 
Eighty percent of success is showing up. – Woody Allen
 
NO new reports of CHS Alumni with covid!  Grrreat!
 
Sad news,Nancy Grothe CHS’59 passed last Thursday.
No details available at this time.
 
Oops!  My bad,11 were on Space Station, not 9. 
             Tx to Roy Tharpe CHS’59 for the update.  😊
3 AM this morning 4 Astronauts landed safely in Gulf of Mexico. 
 
May CHS Alumni Birthdays:

     2  Tommy Tinker   2  Greg Moorehead   5  Judy Parker

     6  Karen Martin   10  Dan Young   13  George Reinhart

18  Donnie Olsteen   21  Delores Peavy   29  Charlie Murray

       30  Ed Murphy   31  Dot Lanier    32 Fred Krueger

 
Watch for announcement in CREW email May 9th.  
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Recently,  rec’d emails stating a willingness to
    resume our weeklyHAPPY HOUR CREW events.
      They were suspended over a year ago in early 
      April – 2020 due to the covid pandemic.  Ugh! 
 
Restart soon!  👍5 PM Wednesday May 12th.
​May 5th is Cynco de Mayo. Don’t want to interfere
             with anyone’s existing plans for that day.
 
HMMM …  Is it time?
 
Keep in mind that when we restart
ONLY YOU can make the decision to attend.
 
Majorityrestart suggestions for Ginger n Garlic.

    No problem with access/seating/spacing there.  ✔️

 
 
Would have been nostalgic to have held the restart

at the old Norman’s.(birth place)   YOUR comments
say we are ready before the newTin Whiskeyopens.

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Eighty percent of success is showing up. – Woody Allen
 
Sent from my i-teepee, Ole Indian will show up at next pow wow!