Cocoa Crew Review

A Compendium of Cocoa Crew's Congenial Carousing

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

Welcome aboard to: Glenda Smalley CHS ’59

Hello CREW…                                                        06-28-15

 Good Fun & Great Desserts   every B-Day Event!

Next   HAPPY HOUR CREW event

    5:30 PM  Wednesday  July 1, 2015

          Ashley’s  Restaurant

                1609  Highway 1    Rockledge, Fl   636-6430


CHS Classmate 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     24   Jim Ward

                                       32   Red Ryder

Welcome aboard to:    Glenda Smalley  CHS ’59

    Added this week, Glenda and Mike to CREW email list.

                       Hope to see them at an event soon!

Beware!       Article in the Today NP warns of

       “aggressive”   solicitors approaching your vehicle

         in Rockledge.  Keep doors locked and stay alert.

         If you have this happen to you or you witness it,

                report it to:      Rockledge PD   690-3988 

A fact:   84%  of American Adults use the internet.

               15%   ask  OTHERS  to Google info for them and

     Ugh!   1%   still believe  Smoke Signals  will do just fine!  

Allen Scott  CHS ’59   observed, deep in the jungles

             of Thailand these ancient Thai words of wisdom.

You can tell a lot about a woman’s mood just by her hands.

              If she is holding a gun, she’s probably angry.  

NEW TV Show:     Humans       AMC  9 PM  tonight.   

    British science fiction TV series, explores emotional impact

    of the blurring of the lines between humans and machines.

How beautiful it is to do nothing,

                         and then rest afterward.   –  Spanish proverb 

Sent from my I-teepee resting comfortably!

YES, I (Billy Hardy) had earned a GOOD CONDUCT AWARD.

Hello CREW…  Emoji                                                     06-25-15

 Florida Seafood…   A great place to dine 

                  20 CHS Classmates and Friends think so!
Ugh!   Due to drought’s, tornado’s, flood’s, heat waves,
               earthquakes, tropical storm’s, rain and hail…
      U PICK ONE!  Emoji  we don’t have a picture this week.
Sherri Gentry, Joyce Kubler, Jack Crockett,
                 Judy Parker & husband Mickey, Gerri Dutcher,
   Mary Laycock & Laura, Harvey Baker, Sandy Mangum,
      Ann Driskill, Myrna Swindell, Dexter & Linda Beck,
    Nancy Schroder & Dane, Tom McFarland and “Mac”,
      (Tom’s Dad 100+)     Clark True,  and a  Token Indian.
                         SERVER:  Holly did her best.  
Anyone know how to contact these CHS Classmates?   and
   Keep getting  “unable to deliver email messages”?
If you know them tell them to check their email boxes.
   Attention on deck!
                             Know hear this, now hear this…
War Story?   49 years after discharge from the US Navy
       the local Navy Recruiter told me YES, I had earned a
         GOOD CONDUCT AWARD.   Well better late than
      never so I went to the Army/Navy Store and bought
           one for $1.54.   Still luv the Navy but definitely
          am a little disappointed in their record keeping!
             Next?  Did I ever tell you about my Scouting Awards?   Emoji

The British are coming!  Emoji    British Bloodhound-SSC

 Expected to exceed the  1000 mph mark on the salt flats.
Hummm  might have to drive the ole 56 Chevy out there
                                 to show them a thing or two.   lol
Next event:      Ashley’s – CREW  July B-Day Party
                                    Visit:  # 74          Last:  06-03-15
       With some good luck there will be Dessert!  Emoji
Being rich is having money;
       being wealthy is having time. – Margaret Bonanno
Sent from my I-teepee with a little time left but…  enough money?

Hello CREW…                                                     06-21-15 

    Hi Dad!    Celebrate Father’s Day today!

    Next  HAPPY HOUR CREW event:

      5:30 PM   WEDNESDAY   June 24, 2015  

480 West Cocoa Beach Causeway
Cocoa Beach, Florida  32931     784-0892

                  Ahhh  luv…  ROCK SHRIMP! 

Way to go!   Classmates correctly identified the

                     MAN in the uniform.     (last Crew email)

                               It was future Movie Star?

            Phil Eschbach, BA, MA, – English Professor!

                      Did I mention he flew A-26’s in WWII?

Got Plans?       Today – the Summer Solstice

                   June 21st  is the longest day of the year. ‏

                          Make plans now and don’t waste time!  😉

Welcome aboard!  Added  Ruth Zedalis-Chandler

                                        CHS Class of 62  to our CREW.  

                                    Hope to see her at an event soon.

Rev up Metabolism – Burn Fat?    Eat – drink these:

     Chili Peppers, Onions, Ginger, Coffee & Green Tea. 

                   Ugh!  Then wash down with a cold BUD!  🙂 

Did U know?   HAPPY HOUR CREW  email’s go to

 over 148   CHS Classmates and Friends!
 Sadly only two people ever read them.  Sigh!  Sniff!  Sniff! 

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

Sent from my I-teepee, Ugh! I know, it’s definitely time for a nap!

OMG! The event at Bizzarro’s was a riot!

Hello CREW… Emoji                                                                06-18-15

 OMG!  The event at Bizzarro’s was a riot!  

 A tremendous turnout!  Started with a toast to Carole Saxe
on her birthday!  Then more Sipping and lively conversations.
A few Classmates really got carried away with the celebration.
      Wild discussions, and jokes accompanied by some very
    Rowdy  behavior,  tooooo  erotic and exciting to describe!
               Hopefully everyone made it home safely?  Attendees:  These are the few Classmates that would allow
                    me to print their names.  Others might have been
                                   to embarrassed to be mentioned!
                      Priscilla Firkins, Gerri Dutcher, Bill Weinberg,
                     Carole Saxe and   A     RED FACED INDIAN, BTB 
   SERVER:  Anna was great and did allow us to mention her.
                       And  BTW  the  BOSCHAIOLA  was fantastic!
                                You Should Have Been There????
Someone you remember?  Emoji
 Who is this guy?   Robert Redford?   Clark Gable?   Jimmy Stewart?   Earl Flynn
                                        Steve McQueen?   Paul Newman?     A Future Movie Star?79 Days till:      FSU  Emoji  starts the  2015 Football Season
Ugh!   Ditto… the Gator’s. Did U find it?   K-Pop    Korean Pop music in South Korea
          characterized by a variety of audiovisual elements.
          Although it comprises all genres of “popular music”
    Gangnam Style is from an affluent part of town!
Next event:      
 Florida Seafood in Cocoa Beach
  Visit: #21       Last:  03-18-15 
I don’t want to repeat my innocence.
         I would like the pleasure of losing it again.
                                                            – F. Scott Fitzgerald
Sent from my I-teepee wondering…  where did I lose it?

What the hell is Cocoa-Pop?

Hello CREW… Emoji                                                          06-14-15

Next  HAPPY HOUR CREW  event  

    5:30 PM   Wednesday   June 17, 2015
   Bizzarro’s  Italian  Restaurant
        325 East Merritt Island cswy   453-2610
JUNE 14th – Flag Day!    Celebrating adoption of the
  American flag  by 2nd Continental Congress in 1777.
June 17th      –  Eat  Your  Vegetables  Day.

                            Naaaa   Pasta will do just fine! 
     Yesterday I bought a copy of  “Kicking The Mules”
       written by our English teacher Mr. Phil Eschbach.
Only recently the CREW found out that while stationed
in Italy during WWII, he flew over 50 missions as Pilot In
Command of the A-26 Bomber, a.k.a. The Widow Maker.
              A plane notorious for killing in-experienced pilots.
  Plan to read this book about his service soon, for those interested,
                   I will give you my thoughts and impressions. 
Where is BILL?   In case you have not heard the
             second Hurricane this year will be named   BILL.
              Probably will be like an ole Geezer…  all bark and no bite!
Where have I been?      This week I found out about
                K-Pop and what it is.  Do U know?   Google it.
       Back when we went to Teen Town/Tiger Den it was
           called…  Cocoa-Pop!    Naaaaa   I made that up!   lol 
If at first you don’t succeed, 
               try to hide your astonishment.  –  Harry Banks

Sent from my I-teepee wondering…  should I be astonished?

Confucius say… Joke is like sex. Neither any good if you don’t get it.

Hello CREW… Emoji                                                             06-11-15

Remembering:      Gone but not forgotten!
      6  years ago this month, Our classmate and my best friend.
                                       BILLY  FINE  Emoji   
                     Cocoa High School  –  Class of 1959
Billy FineA
Malibu’s –     In spite of the rain, 15 CHS Classmates
                      and friends attended another fun event.
                       Wow!   What a selection of Burgers!  Emoji

Attendees:   Sherri Gentry, Priscilla Firkins, Clark True,

       Gerri Dutcher, Mary Laycock & friend Laura Minot,
            Jack Crockett  (thanks for sharing the appetizer!)
              Myrna Swindell, Lee & Lynn Krnoul-Rolle,
         Bill Weinberg, Tom McFarland & his Dad “Mac”,
            Joyce Kubler and one  “forgetful ole Indian”.
SERVER:   Loren (sp?)  did a very good job.
What is a bootlegger?
    Used to be illegal to sell alcohol to Native Americans.
      Law breakers would smuggle  firewater  to the Indians
        by hiding flasks in the leg of their boots.  Bootleggers! 
      Ugh!  And so the Indian campfire story of ole BTB began!  Emoji
Dunkin’ Donuts – Emoji  not exactly a diet drink!
          Frozen Caramel Coffee Coolatta  w/ Cream, 20 oz

             990 calories, 47 g fat, 29 g sat fat, 141 g carbs, 130 g sugar
 Awww Gee!   But it probably taste’s good!

Confucius say… 
        Joke is like sex.  Neither any good if you don’t get it.  

Next event:      Bizzarro’s Italian on Merritt Island
         Visit: # 28     Last:  02-18-15

I couldn’t wait for success,

            so I went ahead without it.  – Jonathan Winters

Sent from my I-teepee hoping I get it!  Emoji

Flying Squirrel Burger w/peanut butter & bacon?

Hello CREW… Emoji                                                        06-07-15


       5:30 PM    WEDNESDAY    June 10, 2015 
    Malibu’s Sports Bar and Grille
              165 Barton Blvd Rockledge, Fl    636-5090
          On the left after turning west on Barton Blvd. 
You will be amazed at the menu selections.
             i.e.  Flying Squirrel Burger  w/peanut butter & bacon?
Taco’s and Beer:     Taco Bell  will soon be selling beer
       with Taco’s.  Happening now in Japan and England.
         Might plan a CREW event as soon as it happens in Fla!   😉 

Gas  $$$  going up?      Gas prices are rising again.

       Check here…  put in  your  zip code to see area $$$.

Something you might not know:

       Dog on a box of Cracker Jacks is named  Emoji Bingo! 

June 10th:   Nat’l  Yo-Yo  Day!   Bring yours to Malibu’s.

                                  Think I might have one somewhere? 

Being rich is having money;

     being wealthy is having time.  – Margaret Bonanno

Sent from my I-teepee… so much time and just enough money!

Hello CREW… Emoji                                                                            06-04-15

Ashley’s –      CHS Alumni Birthday’s are fun!

                                    18 Classmates and Friends attended.
                                And the Chocolate Cake was…  mmmmm!
Ashley'sAAAA 6-3-15
 Attendees:  L-R  
BTB, Clark True, Ann Driskill, Priscilla Firkins,
                     English teacher Phil Eschbach, June Cox, Lois Ponder,
                 Sandy Brannin, Jack Crockett, Carole Saxe, Bill Weinberg,
        Mary Laycock, David Alexander, Sherri Gentry, Corinne Bowley,
    Joyce Stark, Regi Shea.  Thanks to Gerri Dutcher Emoji for the picture!
                    SERVER:  Christie was…  as always, FANTASTIC!


Hummm  if June 4 is Old Maid’s Day, is there an
 Old Unmarried Geezer * Day?
 * Geezer – A confident man with manly qualities,
 very much ‘youthful’ in nature but respected?  (British) 

A few more things to know!

             There are no clocks in Las Vegas casinos.
                       There are no words in the dictionary that
rhyme with orange, purple, and silver.

Some LIONS mate over 50 times a day.
Darn!  Why did I join the Elks?

Next event:   Malibu’s Sports Bar and Grille, Rockledge
                                                 Visit:  # 6       Last:  1-28-15It is the mark of an educated mind to be able
             entertain a thought without accepting it.  – Aristotle

Sent from my i-teepee ENTERTAINING a THOUGHT  to join the Lions!