Cocoa Crew Review

A Compendium of Cocoa Crew's Congenial Carousing

Where It All Started

The purpose of our lives is to be happy. – Dalai Lama

 Hello CREW…πŸ’˜πŸ˜·                             01-03-21


New report of covid.  Carl (Bob) Berghult CHS’57
   Bob has Covid-19, resting comfortably here at home.
   Expecting full recovery.  Have no idea how/when he
   was exposed.  14 days quarantine for us and family.
Thanks!  Judy Berghult
Seriously?   2021?   The year of the Big 80’s.
      Didn’t do a lot of partying but PROUD to be one
      of the CHS ALUMNI who will celebrate 80 years.
Never expected it but HAPPY!
Do I Look 80??
Congratulations    πŸŽ‚   Bruce Claflin CHS’59
 Will be the 1st CREW member to reach 80 this year.

CHS Alumni January Birthdays:

01  Sue Anthony   02  Sandi Musgrove   05  Bruce Claflin

     06  Patricia Hill   09  Janet Sewell   15  Jerry Fine

17  Ellen Walton   26  Mary Laycock   30  Jackie Lane

32  Tony Tiger

R U  Making any New Year Resolutions ?πŸ€”
 Will try to stay Healthy.
Today: πŸ˜΄ Festival of Sleep Day  β€‹zzzzzz  β€‹
   An opportunity to sleep in, snooze, doze, nap, and 
catch 40 winks. Perfect because the holidays are over.
Indian celebrates this day 365 times a year! 
  BTW Feel free to tell me how much you like my
          new 2021 Chevy Colorado 😁 Thank you Santa!
The purpose of our lives is to be happy.  – Dalai Lama
Sent from my i-teepee, ugh! am ready to be stay happy in 2021.

Eyes are more accurate witnesses than ears. – Heraclitus

Hello CREW…  πŸ’˜πŸ˜·                            12-27-20
   No new reports of CHS Alumni with covid.
 Wow!  It’s time for a Happy New Year 2021
Gotta be better than 2020. πŸ˜Š
December 27th πŸ° National Fruit Cake Day.
In America, it’s estimated that Santa eats more 
than 300 million cookies on Christmas Night. 
No info on how much milk.
Looking back 2020 an INTERESTING? year.
Stay positive things will get better in 2021! πŸ‘
Eyes are more accurate witnesses than ears.
                                                                – Heraclitus
Sent from my i-teepee,  Ugh!  No listen to Squaw, just see!

For every minute you are angry,Β you lose sixty seconds of happiness.Β – Author Unknown

Hello CREW… πŸ’˜πŸ˜·                         12-20-20
No  New reports of CHS Alumni with covid!  πŸ™‚
Classmates and Friends, even with all the issues
   in the world the  Christmas Spirit  helps us to
           stay positive!   This too shall pass!
     Feeling pleased to still be alive and healthy
                  I want to wish all of you… πŸŽ…
Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!
    Ok!   Now it is time to wrap a few gifts!πŸ‘
                   A case of Bud for Allen S. and John D.
                               A lump of coal for Tom C. πŸ˜‰   
And a brand-new A-26 from Mr. E! 
Finally! πŸ˜  Smile and Stay Healthy.  
For every minute you are angry, 
             you lose sixty seconds of happiness.
                                                       – Author Unknown
Sent from my i-teepee, Indian save a minute every day! 

A man cannot be comfortable without Β his own approval.Β  – Mark Twain

Hello CREW…πŸ’˜πŸ˜·                              12-13-20
F.Y.I.   Be sure to view the video attached
     It might HELP you to avoid/survive covid!
NO  New cases for CHS Alumni reported. πŸ‘
Not much CHS Alumni info this week.
Some Local Info included below. 
Picture.  An updated pic with more Classmates.
Falcon 9 launch:πŸš€ 11:22 A.M.  today.
New name changes to Florida bases:
       Patrick Air Force Base to:
Patrick Space Force Base.
       Cape Canaveral Air Force Station to:
Cape Canaveral Space Force Station.
 Do you have a favorite?
Aviation Hero✈️ Chuck Yeager passes at 97.
       1st man to fly past the speed of sound in 1947.
Became a Double-Ace Flying P-51 Mustangs in WWII.
Ah yes… The Blue Angels Flight Demo Schedule.
                  AND the Thunderbirds Demo Schedule.
A man cannot be comfortable without
 his own approval.  – Mark Twain
Sent from my i-teepee, all Indian’s would approve of that!

There is great power in letting go, and there is great freedom in moving on.Β  –Β  Author Unknown


Hello CREW… πŸ’˜ πŸ˜·                                12-06-20
     NO  new reports of CHS Alumni with covid. πŸ‘
CHS Alumni December Birthdays:

2  Donna Price   4  Tom McFarland   5  Betty English

          6  Lois Reinhart   6  Lee Rolle   7  Judy Boles

9  Betty Ann Osteen   10  Mai Phillips** 12  Barbara Griner

      19  George Caples   20  Susan Ellinor   22  Betty Badgett

                24  Jerry-Sue Jones   32  Albert Gator

                         ** = Friend of CHS Alumni

Have you checked lately? How long will you live?
          Take the quiz to see your possible life span.
Me?   πŸ€” Indian shooting for 98 in 2039.
CHS’59 80th Class Reunion.
 Could get an extra year if I give up beer.
                                    Ha!  No way, Indian’s luv FIREWATER! πŸ™‚
December 6th   –  National Bath Tub Party Day!
              What?  You have not had a bath in years?
                              Now is a good reason to jump in!
There is great power in letting go, and there is 
      great freedom in moving on.  –  Author Unknown
Sent from my i-teepee, Ugh!  No moving from teepee!


The meaning of life is to find your gift.The purpose of life is to give it away..Β – Author Unknown Β 

Hello CREW… πŸ’˜πŸ˜·                               11-29-20
NO  new reports of CHS Alumni with covid.  πŸ‘
 Yummm!    Turkey sandwiches are sooo good.
         90 Indian’s attended 1st Thanksgiving Feast.
           Squaws make many great sandwich’s! πŸ™‚
Mom… I want a Turkey Sandwich!
Yikes!  The end of November.  26 Days till Christmas.
Start shopping?  Na need to rush, wait till Dec 24th.
Brevard County  Temp’s to plunge into the 40s
 on the Space Coast on Monday and Tuesday night.
    Ugh! Need electric buffalo skin to stay warm in teepee.
If you’re staying home…  AND you are bored:  πŸ€”
Visit this site, you may find something you like to read.
Elves?    62% of Icelanders believe in real-life Elves.
           No data on Santa!  Ho Ho Hol 
 The meaning of life is to find your gift. 
                 The purpose of life is to give it away.
                                                       – Author Unknown
Sent from my i-teepee, some gifts are priceless!  πŸ™‚

Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must. – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Hello CREW…πŸ’˜πŸ˜·                              11-22-20

  No new cases of CHS Alumni with covid.  πŸ‘
Sad News!
 Danny Tharpe CHS’60      β€‹β€‹Passed last week.
​Info received from his brother Roy Tharpe CHS’59
No other info available at this time.
Shirley Graves CHS’62Passed last week. 
 Info received from her sister, Brenda Graves CHS’59
Due to COVID there will be no services or gathering.
Gobble, Gobble! πŸ¦ƒ Nov. 26th Thanksgiving Day
      1st Thanksgiving was celebrated between the
                   Pilgrims and the Indians in 1621.
Duh!  πŸ€” Think they are talking about🐯US?
      Hummm!High priority groups could expect to
     begin getting vaccinated by the end of December. 
Do you like the HOT STUFF?   It’s good for you!
Pumpkin is GOOD for you:
Native Americans roasted long strips of pumpkin over fire to eat. 
Pumpkin pie occurred when colonists sliced off the pumpkin top,
removed seeds and filled the insides with milk, spices and honey.
           Then the pumpkin was then baked in hot ashes.  πŸ˜‹
               Have you tried pumpkin soup!   DE – licious! 
High in fiber, contains B-complex, vitamins A, vitamin C and vitamin E,
     carotenoids, folate, manganese, calcium, magnesium, potassium,
         copper, phosphorus, zinc, iron, and other antioxidants.
 Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must.
                                       – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Sent from my i-teepee, hummm  do REDMAN’s lives matter? πŸ˜‰

Life is about making an impact, not making an income.Β  – Kevin Kruse

Hello CREW… πŸ’˜ πŸ˜·                          11-06-20
 Sent early…  Too much to do on the weekend!  πŸ™‚
      NO  new reports of CHS Alumni with covid. 
Picture:   Melbourne Teen Town I.D. July 30 1959.
                            That “Kid” luv’ed to dance!
NASA / SpaceX,  Crew-1 rotation mission to ISS.
  7:49 p.m. Saturday Nov 14th launch from KSC, Fl.
Another useful web site?  πŸ€”
Ole Lay!   Today is – National Nacho Day!
    Invented by Mexican, Agnacio “Nacho” Anaya -1943.
        He said, “Si, nacho’s good with a margarita.”  πŸ‘ 

Life is about making an impact, 
                        not making an income.  – Kevin Kruse
Sent from my i-teepee… hummm a buck or two won’t hurt.

In times like these, it helps to recall that there haveΒ always been times like these. – Paul Harvey

Hello CREW…  πŸ’˜πŸ˜·                             11-01-20

  Hey! ⏰ Don’t forget to FALL BACK 1hr.

   No  new reports of CHS Alumni with covid.
Sad News: Sean Connery – James Bond 007,
                             died in his sleep, he was 90. 
Best supporting actor Oscar 1987 The Untouchables.
SundayNov 2nd is Plan YOUR Epitaph Day 
                 If you survive: Trick or Treat, Voting
              Covid 13 & 19,  sit down and write one.  

​Friday Nov 13th – Sadie Hawkins Day

​​LADIES may ask the MEN to marry.  Yikes!
​     β€‹The elections in November will determine
      how our country will be run in the future.
 No matter who you vote for,CAST YOUR VOTE! 

Responsibilities of…  ALL U.S. Citizens:

     Support and defend the Constitution.

     Serve the country when required.

     Participate in the democratic process.  Vote!

     Respect and obey federal, state & local laws.

     Respect the rights, belief, & opinions of others.

                  Don’t forget to wash your hands.


Remember?πŸ‘ Seniors Shine in 59!


​Sent from my i-teepee, Are these the Good Ole Days?

Β  It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light. – Aristotle Β 

Hello CREW… πŸ’˜πŸ˜·                   10-25-20

   NO  new reports of Alumni with covid!  πŸ˜Š

Many questions about restarting CREW events.
 At this time, still too risky. 
Rockledge River Road.   Video sent to me
            by  Jimmy Sisco CHS’60.   Thanks Jim.
This will let Alumni who live out of state see
    a familiar sight.   hummm  where was #9?
  How many of you “visited” this fun location?😈
While viewing remember this used to be the
main road to get from Jacksonville to Miami.
Imagine driving 400+ miles on this road.  Phew!
Remember “Teen Town” ID Card?   πŸ™‚
      Attached is a membership card for the
                  Cocoa Youth Association
 Teen Town, later known as Tiger Den. 
 # 105 Issued September 1, 1959
October 27th      –    US  NAVY  DAY βš“
 Hug a Sailor when you can.
It is during our darkest moments that we
 must focus to see the light. – Aristotle
Sent from my i-teepee, be careful if it’s a train tunnel.