Cocoa Crew Review

A Compendium of Cocoa Crew's Congenial Carousing

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

Flowers may bloom again, but a person never has the chance to be young again. So don’t waste your time. – Chinese Proverb

Hello CREW…                                                                      12-29-16


      It’s Finished and Done!

 No More  HAPPY HOUR CREW  Events! 

This year!  See ya  Jan 4, 2017 @ Ashley’s!     

 Ahhhh soooo  Chinese Cooking verlee Creative.

                                                                           ( and  good! )


Only Seven Classmates attended this event, think the

                    others are resting up for  New Years Celebrations! 

Hygge?   Does Mr. E. know this word?   Bet Conrad does?

  Hue-gah         Danish word, a love or need for “coziness”.

                  Art of creating intimacy: a sense of comradeship,

                   conviviality, and contentment ROLLED into one.  

           Squaw… shut up, get in teepee, lets get Hue-gah!  😉   

December 29  –  Ahhhh Soup!  Pepper Pot Day

          Commemorates creation of this thick spicy soup,

           served to the Continental  Army during the cold,

                            harsh winter of 1777-1778.

          Naaaa  I was not there but bet the SOUP was good!   

Next event:    Ashley’s January B-Day Party

                                    Visit: # 92       Last: 12-07-16

Flowers may bloom again, but a person never has the

              chance to be young again.  So don’t waste your time.

                                                                                       – Chinese Proverb    

Sent from my I-teepee HA! Be young again?  NEVER GOT OLD!  lol

Do not use a hatchet to remove a fly from your friend’s forehead.

Hello CREW…                                                      12-25-16

          Merry Christmas to all! 

Next   HAPPY HOUR CREW event

  5:00 PM    Wednesday   Dec.  28, 2016  

Ginger and Garlic  –    Chinese

 Gluten-Free and Friendly”

                     1172 US Highway 1  Rockledge,  Fl 32955
                                             (321)  632-8888  – see menu


     Ahhhh sooo  U want  Hot n Sour Soup  with that?

Chinese New Year 2017  begins  Saturday, January 28

                                                Year of the    Rooster!

December 28th   National Card Playing Day

      Gin Rummy, Hearts, Euchure, Strip Poker?   Wanna Play? 

R U going to Heaven or Hell?      Do you want to know?

                             Phew!   I that was close!  

Do not use a hatchet to remove a fly

           from your friend’s forehead.   –  Chinese Proverb

Sent from my I-teepee…   and  DON’T  use an arrow either!  lol  

Nomophobic ? Fear of being without a cell phone!

Hello CREW…  💘                                                            12-22-16

   Have U started?   3 shopping days till  Emoji Christmas!

Bizzarro’s – prepared meals for a Delighted Dozen Alumni!

    Tasty Italian food and  good service.  ( Server: Anna )
 L – R  Steve & Michelle Westman, Bill Weinberg,
         Carole Saxe, Gregg Seitner, the Indian, Harvey Baker,
                Sandy Mangum, Clark True, Myrna Swindell,
            Amber Forrest, David Alexander.     
Note a Treat
         for the Classmates, brought by Clark True. De-licious!

Special Thanks to Steve Westman for providing the picture.   

They are OUT THERE!     14 ft Great White caught 20 miles
east of Cape Canaveral.     See tracker:  

Darn!  Too late to buy a ticket.   Spain’s  El Gordo  lottery,
                         now at   2.4 Billion  for today’s drawing.

Interesting word –  R  U   nomophobic ?  
                                Fear of being without a cell phone!  lol

Next Event:     Ginger and Garlic,  🎎  Chinese
                                        Visit: #8       Last:  09-21-16

I will honor Christmas in my heart,
        and try to keep it all the year.   – Charles Dickens

Sent from my I-teepee…  time to go Christmas gift shopping? 

Dec 21st-National Flashlight Day, held on “Winter Solstice” the longest night of the year.

Hello CREW… 💘                                                        12-18-16




   5:00 PM     Wednesday    Dec 21, 2016

   Bizzarro’s  Italian  Restaurant
        325 East Merritt Island cs/wy   453-2610
          Visit requested by:  CHS Alumni  and one  Indian! 😉 

             6   shopping days till…   ho ho ho    What    
Dear Santa, bring me something  Hot n’ Spicy  for Xmas,
                           and bring the  CREW  another HAPPY NEW YEAR!   Sneaky


Next Launch:   🚀    Atlas V  with internet satellite.
                                                 1:27 PM  Today

Have you ever been    “Phubbed”?      A fusion of
       phone and snubbing.   Your date spends more
               time checking cell phone than talking to you! 

WHAT?   When I moved to Florida  Friends  told me…
              If the Skeeter’s don’t get you the Gator’s will.
                  Nobody told me about the  Manchinee Tree!
                                                        The Little Apple Of Death!                      

Dec 21st –    National Flashlight Day,  held on
          “Winter Solstice” the longest night of the year.

Do not seek to follow in the footsteps of the old;
                     seek what they sought.   – Matsuo Basho

Sent from my I-teepee, hummm what was I was looking for?
                                                          Probably a flashlight!  lol

If you lose the power to laugh, you lose the power to think. – Clarence Darrow

Hello CREW…  💘                                                                                                     12-15-16

                 Florida Seafood  –  was packed like Sardine’s, pun Intended!

                       21 of Cocoa High’s Awesome Alumni and Friends.

                          One from Titusville, she brought cookies for us!  😋 

  Thank You “Cheerleaders”  Janet 🌹Sewell   and   Lois 🌹Atkinson,  they lead us in a Cocoa Football Cheer!  2 Bits 4 bits – remember?

L – R   Janet Sewell, Husband Jim Berry, Bill Weinberg, Carole Saxe, Marilyn True, Sherri Gentry, Clark True, Sandy Mangum, Harvey Baker, George Reinhart, Lois Atkinson.
L – R  Tom Tinker, Janet Sewell & Jim, Bill Weinberg, Carole Saxe, Marilyn True, Sherri Gentry, Clark True Sandy Mangum, Harvey Baker, George Reinhart, Gloria  Tinker (cookies in picture!)  Jack Crockett. 
L – R     What?  Indian  has something to say?  Janet Sewell,  Gerri Dutcher, Jim Berry.
L – R   Gregg Seitner, Conrad Koch, Midge Koch, Gerri Dutcher, Indian, Gerry Trammell.
 L – R   Gloria Tinker,  Jack Crockett,  Jerry Smith,  Tom Tinker.
                  Were they discussing where the next  CREW  event will be?
Hint:  Ma Ma Mia…   mangia bevi e sposati    (eat, drink and be merry)

            SERVERS:   Kristin and Stephanie were VERY GOOD!

Another THANK YOU…  Lois🌹Atkinson for the GREAT pictures.

DID YOU  see the  MOON       last night!  Wow! 

Classic Car Show  Saturday  2 – 9 PM F. Burton Park . Getting my 1956 Chevy pony out of the plastic bag for the show! 

Attention:    All  Military  Veteran’s Not a scam.                Information printed in Navy Times Magazine.  

                    You are eligible to receive at no charge:      

            A Commemorative Lapel Pin and Certificate.

If on active duty:  Between Nov 1, 1955 and May 15, 1975.Contact: David Smith  410-790-2581

Next event:       Bizzarro’s Italian on Merritt Island.
                                           Visit: #30       Last:  06-08-16

If you lose the power to laugh,
          you lose the power to think.  – Clarence Darrow

Sent from my I-teepee…   lol lol lol  Something to think about!

There is no cure for curiosity. – Ellen Parr

Hello CREW…                                                 12-11-16

   Next  HAPPY HOUR CREW event:
     5:00 PM   WEDNESDAY   Dec 14, 2016


                     480 West Cocoa Beach Causeway

                Cocoa Beach, Florida  32931     784-0892


                                 Rock Shrimp! yummm! 

        Try to arrive before 5 PM,     that’s when we order.

CHS  Class 4A Champions!   Cocoa 31  vs  Bolles 17

                  The Tigers dominated on offence and defense!

Special Visitors!   Email from  Janet Sewell CHS’59

                       CHS Cheerleader and her husband Jim.

           They are planning to attend the CREW event

    at Fl Seafood.  Maybe she will lead us in a CHEER

         for CHS Football 4A Champs.  Come on down!

               Hope ALL  CHS Cheerleaders  will attend.

HEY!       Let’s all wear some  Orange and Black.

                  Plus +  time for a Cocoa High Cheer!

2 bits, 4 bits, 6 bits a dollar, all for Cocoa stand up and Holler!

                                   Goooooooooo  Tigers!   

Next Launch      Orbital ATK Pegasus XL rocket

                   Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System

                             Monday Dec 12th  at  8:19 A.M.

Movie  “Arrival”  UGH!   If anyone else goes to this movie?

Pease take time to  EXPLAIN  it to me.    Not entertained.

December 14th  –      National    Bouillabaisse Day!

     Fish stew, originated in Marseilles, France – 600 B.C.

The cure for boredom is curiosity.

                There is no cure for curiosity. – Ellen Parr

Sent from my I-teepee, hummm I was curious about that!  

Hello CREW… 💘                                                       12-08-16

Ashley’s,  it wasn’t like December 7th at Pearl Harbor

                but  16 CHS Classmates  were loud and proud!


Pic #1  L- R  image1 Token Indian, Corinne Bowley, Ann Driskill,  Lois Butt, Mary Laycock, Gregg Seitner, Bill Weinberg, Carole Saxe, Amber Forrest, hiding? Clark True, Sherri Gentry.

 Pic #2  L – R1207161722a

Jerry Smith, Tom McFarland, Ruth Zedalis, David Alexander. 

        SERVER:  The one and only  “Fantastic 🌹 Christie”.

            THANK YOU !   Gerri 🌹Dutcher for the pictures!

 YOU  should have been there…  😁  Gifts to the CREW

                 included:  2017 Calendars, Mystery Soups,

       a handy Key Ring Tool and Coconut 🎂 Cake for all!


 College Football 🏈 Rankings :   FSU  11th   Gators  17th

It’s  HUGE!   Navy  vs  Army     Saturday  2 PM   CBS

Championship Game Class 4A:      Cocoa  vs. Bolles

Friday, 10 a.m.  TV Ch 1147     Radio:  WPIO 89.3 FM

  Next event:      Florida Seafood in Cocoa Beach

     Visit: # 27         Last:  10-19-16

Always forgive your enemies;

               nothing annoys them so much.  –  Oscar Wilde

Sent from my I-teepee, my enemies?   Hummm maybe Cowboys? 

The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why. – Mark Twain

Hello CREW…                                                    12-04-16

Next   HAPPY HOUR CREW event

  5:00 PM    Wednesday   Dec 07, 2016

          Ashley’s  Restaurant

                1609  Highway 1    Rockledge, Fl   636-6430


CHS Alumni  December    Birthdays:

  Donna Price   4  Tom McFarland    6  Lois Reinhart

     6  Lee Roll    7  Judy Boles   9  BettyAnn Osteen

12  Barbara Griner  19  Tom Caples  20  Susan Ellinor

           24  Jerry-Sue Murray      32  Clark Kent

12/5 – 12/9  National Influenza Vaccination Week.

                        Don’t be a scaredy-cat …  get your shot!

  512 838-3294    Home Land Security    –    Scam !

  469 412-7063     Web Ranking RTP       –    Fraud !

    If you get a call from these numbers,    beware!

Reported scams/frauds, don’t give credit card #’s.

Two CHS Classmates on the way to Brazil Monday!

    For Security…  names withheld till they return.

           Hummm  Bring back some Brazilian Nuts?  lol

Wondering about the prescriptions your taking?

         Everything you need to know is here:


The two most important days in your life are the day

       you are born and the day you find out why.

                                                                       – Mark Twain

Sent from my I-teepee  Why?  Wonder when I will find out?   

WHAT? December??? Have you been naughty or nice?

Hello CREW… 💘                                                      12-01-16

WHAT?  December, have you been naughty or nice? 😈

15 CHS Alumni –  Started the  Holiday Season  with a

                                       visit to Norman’s in Cocoa.


normans30nov2016img_2759 Pic #1   L – R Jerry Smith, Carole Saxe, Bill Weinberg,  Gerry Trammell.


Pic #2  L – R   Indian, Gregg Seitner, George Reinhart,

    Lois Butt, Clark True, Shirley Pomeroy, Ann Driskill,

              Priscilla Firkins, Sherri Gentry, Gerri Dutcher.

THANK YOU  for the pictures!   Lois 🌹 Atkinson.

                    SERVER:     Shelby was very good.  

Sigh!   We miss seeing, to name a few;  Jack & Linda,
              Wilt & Donna, Conrad & Midge, and  YOU!
December 1st:           National Pie  🍕 Day
                           Apple?  Chocolate?  or  Pizza Pie?
                                              What’s your favorite?
 NASCAR Fans,    The  2016  Awards  Banquet
                               Friday  Dec 2   8PM  NBCSN
 Warning!    Many counterfeit   $$$  bill’s  in circulation.
                                   What’s  in  your  wallet?  😒
 Useful web site:  Need to know how long till_____?
     You can find out here:
Next event:    Ashley’s December Birthday Party
                                       Visit: # 91       Last: 11-02-16
If you are not criticized, you may not be doing much.
                                                         – Donald H. Rumsfeld

Sent from my I-teepee, busy as a beav..   Naaa a Wood Chuck!