Cocoa Crew Review

A Compendium of Cocoa Crew's Congenial Carousing

Where It All Started

The rain will stop, the night will end, the hurt will fade. Hope is never so lost that it cannot be found. –Β  Ernest Hemingway

Hello CREW…😷                                            03-25-20
 
 
HAPPY HOUR CREWevents – suspended temporarily.
      This email sent to over 154 Alumni email addresses.
 
 
STILL  the BEST site to track COVID-19 virus in Florida.
   Site updates: 11 AM and 6 PM Click on county you wish to view.  
My teepee: 0     Brevard: 11     Orange: 77     Dade (Miami)  400
 
Sad News:   Marjorie Davidson CHS’63  Passed 3-8-20.
     No other info available at this time.
 
Reporting for Duty?😲A commission was formed
                       by Congress to assess military and national
                   service is calling for women to be included in
  SELECTIVE  SERVICE  REGISTRATION. 
If not for:
           a computer, TV and  Louis Lamour Cowboy Books, 
BillyTwoBeers   would have teepee fever!
Thank you!    Rec’d from   Randy Revels  CHS’60
The rain will stop, the night will end, the hurt will fade.
          Hope is never so lost that it cannot be found.
                               –  Ernest Hemingway
 
Sent from my I-teepee, Squaws register for draft?  (Not on Wednesdays.)
 

Everyone has the sense that right now is one ofΒ those moments when we are influencing the future. – Steve Jobs

Hello CREW… 😷                                    03-22-20
 
 
Events are still suspended but,  info – can flow.
 
Per media only 5 cases of corona have been
    reported in Brevard.   I hope none are Alumni.  πŸ™‚
 


Have had numerous reports of   “Cabin Fever”   but
   not considered life threatening.  This Too Shall Pass.

Harvey Baker CHS’61   – sent this website.
    A status of corona in Florida, county by county.
       Site says they update @  11 AM and 6 PM?
                           Thank you Harvey.

If  YOU  have any  SERIOUS / INFORMATIVE  info
                    you would like to share, email it.
 
Everyone has the sense that right now is one of 
  those moments when we are influencing the future.
                                                                             – Steve Jobs

 Sent from my I-teepee, dealing with NOT contagiousteepee fever”.

Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value. – unknown Β  Β 


Hello CREW…πŸ’˜                                                    03-12-20

18 CHS Alumni  & Friends – Happy with Chinese dining.    
 
Attendees:  L – R    ​​Don & Sherry Bell, Bob & Julie McClure (Bonnell)
     Bill Weinberg, Carole Saxe, Harvey Baker, Sandy Mangum,
  Indian, Gerri Dutcher, Jack Crockett, Ann Driskill, Clark True,
Bruce Claflin, Mai Phillips, Lois Atkinson, not in pic Bob Pippin.
                  THANK YOU:   George Reinhart for the picture.
                        SERVERS:       Kudo’s.   Were soooo good! 
 

Sad news:     Donald C. Bass   CHS’61      passed.
ttps://www.legacy.com/obituaries/floridatoday/obituary.aspx?n=donald-c-bass&pid=195643780&fhid=14329                 
                         Velldean Patrick  CHS’58      passed.
                     ​  Memorial Service Sunday, March 15th 2PM 
                   First Baptist Church. 140 Magnolia Ave, M.I. 32952
                                         
 
Reminder! 😎      Skeeter Beaters  March 13 – 14th

Tomorrow  –    πŸ™€    Beware, Friday the 13th!
                             Don’t drink any Corona’s, well maybe one.

Do the math!   Saturday, Pi Day –  March 14  or  3.14 day.
Ο€,  symbol represents ratio of a circle’s circumference to diameter.

Drink a Beer, throw a hatchet?   Yikes!  As mentioned
 in a previous email, Stumpy’s Hatchet House, Cocoa is open. 
   Do they have spears, bows n arrows?  Ugh!
 
New Pub?       The Crying Monk  in Cocoa is open.
                     Have an accident at Stumpy’s?  Go cry there. πŸ˜’
 
Next event:   Snug Pub  –  Day late St Paddy’s☘ Day
                                           Visit: #10        Last: 01-22-20
 
Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.
                                                                                     – unknown    
Sent from my i-teepee, Success?  Just trying to be adequate. 
 

Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts. – Winston Churchill

Hello CREW…πŸ’˜                                     03-08-20

Did you Spring ⏲ Forward today?  

Ahhhh  Sooooo!  Most popular and most requested!  
 
NextHAPPY HOUR CREW event              
5 PM   Wednesday   March 11, 2020
  Ginger and Garlic 🎎 Chinese
1172  US Highway 1  Rockledge   632-8888
 

Visit: #20           Last: 10-09-19​

Practice your Chinese greeting! πŸ˜Š
   Ni Hao Knee Ha  “hello”    =   means you good​.
                          Greet in Chinese, when  YOU  arrive.
 
Say what?   March 8th is  BE NASTY DAY.
SOME  of you might know what that means. 😈
 
March 11th  –  Johnny 🍎 Appleseed 🍏 Day. 
 
Do YOU want…   a rotary-dial cell phone?  πŸ™„
Success is not final, failure is not fatal: 
         it is the courage to continue that counts.
                                                            – Winston Churchill
 
Sent from my I-teepee, hope YOU will continue w/Crew events.

A handful of patience is worth more than a bushel of brains. – Dutch proverb

Hello CREW…  πŸ’˜      03-05-20

Ugh! Late again… Library computer works! 😁

 
14 CHS Alumni & Friends pleased at Ashley’s.
 
Attendees:  L – R
Pic 1:             Indian, Jack Crockett, Clark True,
         Ann Driskill, Myrna Swindell, David Alexander,
                          Roy Tharpe, Gerri Dutcher.
Pic 2:  Mary Laycock, Bill Weinberg, George Reinhart,
                          Carole Saxe, Randy Revels.  
Thank You  Lois 🌹 Atkinson for the pictures.
  Thank You  Jack Crockett for shrimp appetizers. 
  Thank You,  Carole 🌹 Saxe for the Birthday Cake! πŸ˜‹
  SERVER:   Christy – THE BEST! 
 
Reset Your Clock Sunday ⏲Spring Forward 1 hr.
 
Check  your computer internet speed  –  FREE
WWW.Speedtest.net Download/Upload speeds.
 
Sick!  Calif. Corona will help reduce # of street people.
 
Next event:       Ginger & Garlic – Chinese
     Visit: # 21   Last: 12-18-19
By popular request!
 
A handful of patience is worth more
                   than a bushel of brains.  – Dutch proverb
 
Sent from my I-teepee, how much in a 6-pack of
firewater?
 

​Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.Β – Thomas Jefferson

Hello CREW… πŸ’˜                                 03-01-20

Next  HAPPY HOUR CREW event 
      5:00 PM   Wednesday, March 4, 2020     

             Ashley’s  Restaurant

         1609  Highway 1    Rockledge, Fl    636-6430

             http://www.ashleysofrockledge.com/

                        Visit: # 129      Last: 02-05-20

CHS Alumni  & Friends  –  March Birthdays:

    2 Roy Tharpe   3 Sandy Baker   10 Sandy Jenkins

10 Dan Shoemaker  14 Jack Young  17 Gregg Seitner

      22  Ruth Bryant  27  John Dean  28  Joyce Spell

                                30  Pete Pan 

   Leap Year! πŸ™„  There are 29 days in February.

More CHS Grads info: Thanks Lois 🌹 Atkinson.

    Jerry K. Worley  CHS’54        Carl L. Wolary  CHS’57

March 2nd      Egg McMonday  πŸ”   Day  

March 4th       National “Hug” a G.I.  Day

Find a Veteran and give them a hug! 

                                          

Curious… πŸ€”  Is it safe to drink “Corona” Beer?

  

Dad-gummit:   Missed Nat’l Chili Day – Feb 27th.​

​Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.

   – Thomas Jefferson

Sent from my I-teepee, Hummm,  I read that somewhere.  

We can’t help everyone, but everyone can help someone.Β –Β  Michael Jordan

 Hello CREW…πŸ’˜                                   02-27-20
 
   13 CHS Alumni  & friends 

Happy at Applebee’s.

 
Attendees: L – R
     β€‹Bill Hardy, Sandy Mangum,
      Carole Saxe, Bill Weinberg, Mary Laycock, Laura
        Minot, Clark True, Judy Freese, Bob Berghult,
          Harvey Baker, David Alexander, Jack Crockett. 
                  SERVER:  Siobhan ?   Did a great job. 
          Thank You!   Gerri Dutcher πŸŒΉ for the picture.

Feb 29 – Mar 1   Grant Seafood🐟 Festival
               9 -5   No pets, coolers, tents or teepees. Ugh! 
         29th is also,  National Bachelor’s Day.
                   Remember Sadie Hawkins Dances?

Sad news:       Christine Arter-Hill   CHS’68
                                       1950 – 2020                             
     Service was Feb 15th.  She was married to Butch Hill.

 
Classmate:     Gerry Heller-Raines  CHS’61
                                       1943 – 2020
 
CHS Grads: Jerry K. Worley CHS?  &  Carl L. Wolary CHS?
                                            Passed in February. 

Next event:   Ashley’s Restaurant  –  Rockledge
                                Visit: # 129     Last:  02-05-29
 
We can’t help everyone,
     but everyone can help someone.  –  Michael Jordan
 

Sent from my I-teepee,  WE  all  need a little help sometime. 
 

Man is the Only Animal that Blushes. Or needs to. – Mark Twain Β 

Hello CREW… πŸ’˜                                 02-23-20
 

Next  HAPPY HOUR CREW event:

      5 PM   Wednesday  February 26, 2020

 Applebee’s Grille and Bar on M.I.

      100 Sykes Creek Pkwy, M.I. Fl  32953   455-9898

Visit: #3      Last: 12-19-18

 
Did you miss it?  National Margarita Day
Margarita – Spanish name for a daisy.
 
Feb. 26  National Pistachio Day,  πŸ₯œ  a nutty day!
Chinese call it the “Happy Nut”, they are nutritious.
 

Early notice! 

2020 Census info:    Starts  Wednesday April 1st. 
      Has 9 questions, will  NOT  include Social Sec #,
Bank acc’t or ask for Donations. Beware Scammers.
 
 
Man is the Only Animal that Blushes. Or needs to.
                                                              – Mark Twain
 
Sent from my I-teepee, Have you seen a  REDSKIN  blush?  πŸ˜‰
 

Only the educated are free. – Epictetus, Greek Stoic

Hello CREW… πŸ’˜                                02-20-20

  15 CHS Alumni   &  Friends luv a good Steak.

 
Attendees:  L – R β€‹    Jack Crockett, Mai Phillips,
         Bruce Claflin, David Alexander, Carole Saxe,
     George Reinhart, Bill Weinberg, Priscilla Firkins,
         Ann Driskill, Harvey Baker, Sandy Mangum,
              Gerri Dutcher, Roy Tharpe, Bill Hardy. 
                  SERVER:  Wanda was Wonderful.
 
Thank You:   Lois 🌹 Atkinson for CREW picture.
                         
Jack Crockett for sharing appetizer.
 
Kudo’s Mgt.  Our table, set up and ready to go!
 
 

Today Wednesday Feb 20th 

                National Hoodie-Hoo Day!

      Northerners go out at noon, wave their hands
          over their heads and chant  “Hoodie-Hoo” 
          to chase away winter and bring in spring. 
 
 
Big MAC sale!   McDonalds made  $1.6B  –  2019
 
 
Next event:  Applebee’s 🍎 – Merritt Island 
                                    Visit: # 3      Last:  12-19-18

Only the educated are free. – Epictetus, Greek Stoic

Sent from my I-teepee, Thanks Cocoa High for my education.
 

No man is a failure who is enjoying life. – William Feather

Hello CREW… πŸ’˜                                        02-16-20
 
   Steak πŸ₯©   It’s what’s for dinner!      

Next  HAPPY HOUR CREW event 

         5:00 PM   Wednesday  Feb. 19, 2020 
     LONGHORN’S  STEAKHOUSE  
                 770 East Merritt Island Causeway
     Merritt Island, Fl  32952    456-5559

​

Note:  Seating is a bit limited, so don’t be late. 
 
Zoom, zoom πŸš— Today!
   62nd Daytona 500 πŸ  Sunday, Feb. 16th 
              Start time 2:30 p.m.    Live on Fox TV.
  POTUS  to give the command:   Start Your Engines!
 
Tomorrow   –  Presidents Day 

      Space X  launch:  πŸš€   Monday  9:59 AM
 
No man is a failure who is enjoying life.
– William Feather
 
Sent from my I-teepee, you never fail enjoying a good steak.