Cocoa Crew Review

A Compendium of Cocoa Crew's Congenial Carousing

Cocoa Crew Review - A Compendium of Cocoa Crew's Congenial Carousing

Wishing you a Safe & Happy 4th of July!


Hello CREW…                                                      06-29-14 

Wishing you a Safe & Happy 4th of July!

 Birthday  Party for CHS Classmates born in July!

     Good Grief!  Almost July, what happened to April & May?

                                      Ugh!    Was I taking a nap?


         5:30 PM    Wednesday    July 2, 2014

    Ashley’s  Restaurant

              1609  Highway 1    Rockledge, Fl   636-6430

July   Birthdays:   1  Julie McClure     4  Marilyn True
7  Harvey  Baker   9  Priscilla Firkins   9  Bob Berghult
18  Diane Likon   19  Howard Payne   32  Mr. Magoo

Billy Fine

BILLY  FINE          

Gone  but  not  forgotten!

      5 years ago this week, classmate and my best friend,


Overheard at Norman’s:   Super Salesman to cute Chick!

     Don’t die a Virgin, Terrorists are up there waiting for you!


R  U  A  Bird Watcher?   Sent to us by Julie McClure

Click on a bird and it will sing for you…
        Hummm  Head for JD’s if your a girl watcher? 


Do not go where the path may lead,

    go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.

                                                       – – Ralph Waldo Emerson 

Sent from my I-teepee wondering if Cowgirls are on my trail?

Malibu’s: Classmates were pleased!

Hello CREW… Emoji                                                   06-26-14
  Like Burger’s?  Over 40 different ones to choose from,
      including the “Juicy Lucy”!   If you didn’t find one
        you like, they have a “Build It Yourself Choice!”
           All sandwiches were huge and really tasty!
                  Ever heard of a Flying Squirrel Burger?  Emoji
 Ck Menu:
Malibu's  06-25-14
Attendees:  L – R     
Dan Alexander, Mary Laycock,  Elma Atkinson, Gerri Dutcher, an Indian?
    Clark True, Ann Driskill, Bill Weinberg, George Reinhart, Becky Griffin, Jim Griffin.
        Special Thanks  to Lois AtkinsonEmoji for the picture!
                              SERVER:   Susan very efficient!
Holy Quesarito!     Tried one of these at Taco Bell.
 Ugh! Only:  1100+ calories, 44 gm of fat, sodium 2270,
            BUT:   50% of calcium req’mt   Deeee licious!  Emoji
Shaking Alaska!   7.1 magnitude earth quake Monday.
                        Hummm well they don’t have hurricanes!  lol 

Next event:        Ashley’s  Restaurant  Rockledge

                                  Visit:  #62     Last:  06-04-14 
 If at first you don’t succeed,
              try to hide your astonishment.  – Harry Banks

Sent from my I-teepee…  totally astonished!  Ugh!          

Malibu’s has a Greek cook/manager!

Hello CREW… Emoji     06-22-14

Interesting,    Malibu’s has a Greek cook/manager! 
       5:30 PM     WEDNESDAY     June 25, 2014
Malibu’s Sports Bar and Grille  165  Barton Blvd  Rockledge, Fl 32955    
On the left after turning west on Barton Blvd. 
The Woodie in work
Woodie in work!  see pic 
Ronnie’s son, Craig Likon has the ole Woodie in work to one day be back  on the road.  Many CHS Classmates rode it around on Cocoa Beach in the 50’s.  What a Chick Magnet! So happy to see Craig has taken on the huge task  of restoring this memorable relic from the past.
Hummm  will brother Bob Likon get his
   restored  56-57?  Corvette assembled? parade!  lol
Holy Tatanka!   Over 2400 Bison Emoji being raised on   a  5710 acre ranch near Punta Gorda, Florida. Emoji Yea, I know Bison don’t have two humps!  lol    Tatanka is Lakota for Bull Buffalo, Tonka is Dakota Sioux for Big or Great. 
3rd try the charm?    Space X  will try to launch the Falcon 9 today at  5:30 PM.
Next time use the Chevy Corvair lol  😉
Health note:      Doc say’s if you plan to be outside use at least  SPF 30  protection.
Whether you think that you can, or that you can’t, you are usually right.
  – Henry Ford Sent from my I-teepee knowing   Mr. CHEVROLET   was right!       

Today is Father’s Day!


Hello CREW… Emoji                                                      06-15-14
              Today  is  Father’s  Day! 


              Wednesday   5:30 PM   June 18, 2014
      Murdock’s  Southern  Bistro 
                 600 Brevard Ave, in quaint Cocoa, FL 32922
(321) 633-0600
Really?   Emoji    Summer  begins    Saturday  5-21-14

Trained at Longhorns?
  Molly Schuyler Bellevue, Neb.
                    set a record by eating a 72-ounce steak in
   4 min 58 sec. @ Big Texan Steak Ranch Amarillo, TX
                  NO!  Dessert didn’t come with the meal!  😉
Recent survey:  Americans are keeping their vehicles
                        an average of 11.4 years before trading.
                            Hummm  Time to trade my 56 Chevy?
 I.Q.   Majority of people have IQ score:   85 to 115
                85 to 114  Avg         115 to 129  Above Avg
               140+  Genius      CHS CREW Avg  139.999  Emoji
Last words spoken:  
Osama bin Laden to wife   Don’t turn on the light!  I want to live my life so that my nights
                    are not full of regrets.    –  D. H. Lawrence

Sent from my I-teepee thinking I have little time left for regrets.  

Father’s Day is this Sunday!

Hello CREW… Emoji  06-12-14

Father’s Day is this Sunday! 
Si mi amigo!     Mucho  Grande  Fiesta  at  El Tucan!   The chimichanga’s, burrito’s, guacamole, tostadas and the Chile Relleno’s were muy Buena! 
 El Tucan  06-11-14
Attendees:  L-R    
David Alexander, Clark True,  Myrna Swindell, Bill Weinberg, George Reinhart, Lois Atkinson, Sandy Mangum, token Indian,  Gerri Dutcher, Mary Laycock. Good ole Harvey Baker took the picture!
Probably 1st time George & Lois have both been in CREW picture!   SERVER: 
Rose was…   so so!
SA  Flag  Day! Saturday  June 14, 2014 
Getting Crowded?          Local City population’s:
Cocoa Beach 11,233   Cocoa 17,259   Rockledge 25,265
My teepee 1,  hummmm  occasional  guest!  Emoji 
Emoji    W.T.H.?   Top five most  Stressed Out  States:
1 Florida  2 Georgia  3 New Jersey  4 California  5 Nevada

Caused by unemployment, no health coverage,
and failure to attend CREW events!  😉 
Classmates sent condolences:  
Rec’d from CHS 1959 Classmate, Nancy Schroeder.  One of our class mates “Sharley Beverlin”  ( Class of 59 ) (she joined us for dinner a few times when she was in town) past away Friday night from complications from an operation. She and her family lives in California. Her Mother lives here on Merritt Island.      Nancy Schroeder 

Next week:     Murdock’s  Southern  Bistro in quaint Cocoa Village.   Ya’all come back, ya hear!
Visit: # 3     Last:  04-09-14 
The man who does not read good books has no    advantage over the man who cannot read them. –   Mark Twain  
Sent from my i-teepee wondering if I should read “50 Indians”.  Emoji   

Tu`can´ ( The Mexican Pocket Gopher )

Hello CREW… Emoji                                                   06-08-14

               O’lay!   NOT   Cynco de Mayo Day! 
 Wed. is…   11 de junio   so WTH  What the heck!  lets party! 
next  HAPPY HOUR CREW event 

    El Tucan  Mexican  Restaurant             

             5:30 PM   Wednesday   June 11, 2014 
                   225 N. Sykes Creek Parkway
Merritt Island, FL 32952

                                (321) 453-7501
                About a 100 yards North of  HOOTERS!   
                               On West side of the road.  
 Tu`can´   (the Gopher?)
n. 1.     The Mexican pocket gopher (Geomys Mexicanus).
      It resembles the common pocket gopher of the
              Western United States, but is larger.
                     Called also tugan, and tuza.
               Maybe I’ll have a Tu’can Taco!  😉
           Hummm, event on M.I. the Baker’s might attend?
Another Fun exercise:   Emoji
2 Billion YouTube Hits!    Gangnam Style! – Psy
                     That’s almost as many as Conrad gets!
 Hummm if we had Youtube back at Teen-town / TigerDen,
            CHS Tigers would have gotten MORE while doing
                        the Hully Gully by the Olympics!  Emoji
 Parthenophobia – Fear of virgins or pretty girls.
                                    Not quite cured yet!   ho ho ho    
Fair winds and following seas and long may
                  your big jib draw!    –  Naval Blessing
Sent from my i-teepee,   hummm?   Big Jib???      

You Are Greek God of What???

Hello CREW… Emoji                                                 06-05-14
Fun!  Fun!  Fun!     Ashley’s, as always was great!                                 
Coconut Birthday Cake was De-lish!
Note:  Clark & Bill’s plates are empty!  Shrimp etouffee yummm!  
Ashley's  6-4-14
Attendees:  L-R       
Ann Driskill,   Clark True, Gerri Dutcher, Sherry Gentry, Myrna & Amelia,  Mary Laycock, George Reinhart, Bill Weinberg, Corinne Bowley, Indian, Lois Atkinson Emoji took pic.
SERVER:   Christie  is  the  best! 
You, Greek God of?       Hey!  Classmates…
Check this FUN website. See who you might be like!

You may be shocked to find out which Greek God you resemble.

Hummm    Ole Indian?   Dionysus a.k.a. Bacchus
Greek God of Let’s Party!  Emoji
California Chrome!  Emoji   A Triple Crown Winner?
4:30 p.m. – Live coverage from Belmont Park | NBC
6:52 p.m. – Post time | NBC       Odds:  3 to 5
My 56 Chevy Chrome…  ALWAYS A WINNER!
Paper says:  There is a lack of hurricane shelters in Florida.  So with that information,  my teepee will be  OPEN  for Squaws Only!  Emoji
 Primeisodophobia  – Fear of losing one’s Virginity.
Hummm  I’ll never tell!  😉
Next event:   El Tucan  Mexican  on  M.I.
Visit: # 3    Last:  05-08-13 
Talking much about oneself can also be a means  to conceal oneself.   – Friedrich Nietzsche 
Sent from my i-teepee with nothing to say! 

Think in the morning. Act in the noon. Eat in the evening. Sleep in the night.

Hello CREW…                                                     06-01-14


    Birthday  Party for CHS Classmates born in June.


Next   HAPPY HOUR CREW event

      5:30 PM    Wednesday    June 4, 2014

     Ashley’s  Restaurant

              1609  Highway 1    Rockledge, Fl   636-6430



June Birthdays:

3  Corinne Bowley   5  Bobby  Likon   8  Jerry  Smith

9  John Manuel   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  The Swedish Chef


Did U Know?   The CREW email’s are sent to over

130 CHS Classmates and Friends.

        It is rewarding to know at least 3 of you read them. sigh!  


Some sad news…      an email from Roy Tharpe.

Billy, good morning and I wanted to let you know that my

brother Willie, passed away in his home in Daytona Beach

after a long bout of cancer….   Roy.  

Today NP P.26A

Have many memories of Willie and he will always

be remembered.     Worked with him at Bob Ennis

Olds-Cadillac, he was consistently the top salesman.

Classmates & Friends send condolences to Roy and family.


U don’t want to meet:    2014 Hurricane Names 

               Arthur  Bertha  Cristobal  Dolly  Edouard

                     Fay  Gonzalo  Hanna…  ( Indian? )

                      Yuk!  Hurricane season starts today! 


Think in the morning.   Act in the noon.

              Eat in the evening.   Sleep in the night.

                                                          – William Blake 


Sent from my i-teepee thinking it must be time for a nap!