Cocoa Crew Review

A Compendium of Cocoa Crew's Congenial Carousing

Where It All Started

I feel like if you’re a really good human being, you can try to find something beautiful in every single person, no matter what. – Lady Gaga

Hello CREW… 💘                                    06-30-19


Ready for America’s Birthday, July 4th “Celebration”? Wear something Red, White and/or Blue! Next  HAPPY HOUR CREW event 
    5:00 PM    Wednesday   July 3, 2019      
           Ashley’s  Restauran 1609  Highway 1    Rockledge, Fl   636-6430              http://www.ashleysofrockledge.com/                   Visit: # 121

     Last: 06-05-19 Sad news.  Gary Tanner CHS’61  Passed 6-16-19     https://www.legacy.com/obituaries/floridatoday/obituary.aspx?n=gary-tanner&pid=193249065&fhid=5703
CHS Alumni   Visit Victorio’s Restaurant – Titusville.                 Read the review & see pic. on TripAdvisor.com https://www.tripadvisor.com/Restaurant_Review-g60751-d2652651-Reviews-Victorio_s_Oyster_Bar_Grille-Titusville_Brevard_County_Florida.html
                  Hummm  someone said the Lasagna was good. ​WHAT?     McDonalds to launch Spicy Chicken  and BBQ Glazed Tenders in September.   Hey!  How about some HOT WINGS? 😋
WHO KNEW?  ​Horseshoe Crab blood $60 K  per gallon.  (for medical research ) Lets go out and catch some crabs!  😲

I feel like if you’re a really good human being, you can try to find something beautiful in every single person, no matter what.  – Lady Gaga

Sent from my I-teepee, ugh! some hope for ole Indian.

Nothing is said that has not been said before. – Terence

Hello CREW…💘                                              06-23-19


Next  HAPPY HOUR CREW event 5 PM    Wednesday   June 26, 2019  
  LONG DOGGERS  –  Cocoa Beach      350 W. Cocoa Beach Cswy in Cocoa Beach!  613-0002 https://www.longdoggers.com/location/cocoa-beach/                              Visit:  # 7       Last:  05-30-18 

             If the weather is good, we might sit outside? 

Next KSC Launch:   Monday June 24 @ 11:30PM     SPACEX FALCON HEAVY –  24 Satellites Wow!  Watch this:   https://www.spacex.com/stp-2

Flying Fish Restaurant  –  ​Have U visited?  https://flying-fish-cafe.business.site/    (behind Longhorn’s)
Carnival Cruise Line:  Offering Cougar Cruises!  Hummm anything for D.O.M.?  lol 
Need extra income? Trash collectors in Fl. Avg:  $36K per/yr. Nurses:  $64K    Indians $33K Am down to my last $3 Million, can you help?  😢

Nothing is said that has not been said before.  -Terence
Sent from my I-teepee, wondering why Chief says nothin

Time is a created thing. To say; I don’t have time, is like saying, “I don’t want to.” – Lao Tzu


    NEW Rockledge Fire Station opens 9am 6-22-10.        Next to CVS  –  N.W. corner Barton Blvd & Fiske.    Public is invited to inspect this location. 

15 CHS Alumni enjoyed ITALIAN PASTA at Kelsey’s.  Popular choice…  
Their Lasagna is still  #1 😋Attendees:

Pic 1  L – R  Shirley Pomeroy, Ann Driskill, Clark True, Myrna Swindell, Carole Saxe, Bill Weinberg,ole Redskin? Amber Forrest, Jack Crockett, Roy Tharpe. 

Pic 2  L – R    Bob and Judy Berghult,  Mary Laycock,  Judy Denny.   Thanks Gerri 🌹 Dutcher for pictures. SERVER:   Ally was excellent!  
          Cocoa finally has a Cajun Restaurant!  My review below, on Tripadvisor.com

 
June 13, 2019  Dont’t Miss Dining Here! After hearing of the    new  KING CAJUN CRAWFISH  restaurant,  I decided to visit. Located just north of the Cocoa Water Tower. A friendly greeting from “WILL” at the door and then after seating I read the menu.
Many selections: Platters fried and boiled, Cajun rice dishes, Po’boys and more.   Started with the New Orleans Gumbo. One of the best that I have had.   Be Sure to try this RICE DISH! Then on to the Jambalaya, another tasty selection. Both of these come in two sizes, I started with small to sample. Finally, Ordered – Crawfish Etouffee. Very Good, could have used   a few additional crawfish.   At this point I was filling up so I took   most of it home, along with a side Beignets!   Great with coffee.
 OVERALL: Will return for more gumbo and to try the Platters.
             Only thing missing was some   Louisiana Zydeco Music! https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=zydeco+music&&view=detail&mid=274C9F9FAB2AF1724932274C9F9FAB2AF1724932&&FORM=VDRVRV
             Ole Indian Luv’s to Dance to Zydeco! WE did something very similar at  Teen Town / Tiger Den. If you have time watch the 2nd video that follows this one.
Next event:   Long Doggers  –  Cocoa Beach  Visit: # 7      Last: 05-30-18

Time is a created thing. To say; I don’t have time, is like saying,  “I don’t want to.”  –  Lao Tzu 

Sent from my I-teepee, wondering how much time I have?


Very few Indians have Dipsophobia! (Fear of Drinking. )

Hello CREW…  💘                                           06-16-1


       Remembering DAD & Mom on Father’s Day!Pic’s – Parents bringing home dinner in the 50’s.

Next  HAPPY HOUR CREW event  5 PM    Wednesday   June 19, 2019    Kelsey’s 🍝 Pizzeria 1954 US Highway 1, Rockledge.     321  433-0095
          Take a  left  at the 3rd red light south of Ashley’s Visit: # 22       Last:  01-30-19

Do we need to reconsider?  😲Possible discussion about the BEST Lasagna?    Last 2 visits a change of flavor was noticed.

Very few Indians have Dipsophobia!  (Fear of Drinking. )

Cajun comes to Cocoa! 😋  Recently opened just north of the  Cocoa

Water Tower.           Would the CREW visit this location?
 Check this:   WWW.kingcajuncrawfish.com ,

To Wine!  🍷  It improves with age, the older I get,  the more I like it!  – unknown 


Sent from my I-teepee, very few Indians have Dipsophobia!                      (Fear of Drinking. )

Not until just before dawn do people sleep best, not until people get old do they become wise – Chinese Proverb

Hello CREW…  💘                                                  06-13-19


  16 CHS Alumni   luv the IRISH Snug Pub

Attendees:L – R   Gerri Dutcher, Sherri Gentry, Jack Crockett,         George Reinhart, Mary Laycock, Tall Indian?  Judy Denny, Bill Weinberg, Carole Saxe, Judy & Bob Berghult, Clark True, Ann Driskill,        Sandy Mangum.  Not in picture Harvey Baker.   

SERVER:  Shannon was very good.       Thank You Lois 🌹 Atkinson for the picture. 
For some UKNOWN reason, Jerry Smith was missing.                                Gone 🐟  Fishing?  lol

“COOL” as a Cucumber! Go to P. 6 – Amazing!                   http://rockledgemarketplace.com/
Publishers Clearing House  –  $25K per month for life. Drawing Feb 28, 2020   Odds to win: 1 in  6.2 Billion!    Ugh!  How will we ever spend all that?
Next event:     Kelsey’s Italian – Rockledge.   Visit: # 22      Last:  01-30-19

Last two times we visited… the  Lasagna  flavor        had changed?   Hummm maybe it’s not #1 now?
                                           Might  be time to  REVIEW?
Not until just before dawn do people sleep best, not until people get old do they become wise – Chinese Proverb


Sent from my I-teepee, getting best sleep but not wise.

May the winds of fortune sail with you, may you sail a gentle sea. May it always be the OTHER guy who says, the Drinks Are On Me! – ☘ Irish Proverb

Hello CREW… 💘                                                06-09-19


       Time for Irish  “JUNE”  birthday celebration!    
 Next  HAPPY HOUR CREW event        5:00 PM   Wednesday  June 12, 2019      
   SNUG ☘ PUB – Irish Restaurant  200 Willard St.  Cocoa, Fl 32922    349-0337   http://snugpub.com/menu.php Visit: # 7   Last:  02-13-19
CHS Alumni – June Birthdays

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3  Corinne Bowley   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  Meg O’Malley   

Remembering...  Gwen Asher CHS’63  passed  une 7, 2006.  She was 61.
June 9th   –    National Donald Duck Day.      Honor’s Walt Disney’s Donald Duck’s cartoon.  Did you know Donald’s middle name is Fauntleroy?
Who Knew? ​ ​Benefits from Cucumber’s 🥒 (a fruit) https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/7-health-benefits-of-cucumber#section3
           ​Read this carefully, you may be surprised, watch… 😉
                                
May the winds of fortune sail with you,       may you sail a gentle sea.  May it always  be the  OTHER  guy who says, the  Drinks Are On Me!  – ☘ Irish Proverb   
Sent from my I-teepee, Indians  –  are careful with firewater!


Three ingredients in the good life: learning,earning and yearning. – Christopher Morley

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D-Day, WWII… Remembering our Military!

22 CHS Alumni – Attended Class  –  Ashley’s. Pleased to have a visit from  Ms. Julia Beckman     CHS “Dance” Instructor.  On rainy days she would hold classes in the Gym!  😁 Let’s Dance!   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ECqL51SRUk

Attendees:  YOU  🙄should have been there!  Pic 1  L – R  

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  Lynn Krnoul, David Alexander,  Julia Beckman, Lois Atkinson, George Reinhart, Judy Denny, Mary Laycock, Roy Tharpe, Ruth Bryant, Lee Rolle.

Indian, Gerri Dutcher, Corrine Bowley, Ann Driskill, Clark True, Amber Forrest, Bill Weinberg, Carole Saxe, Bruce Claflin, Mia Phillips, Sandy Mangum, Harvey Baker

THANK YOU!   Christie, picture and BEST SERVER!
Hurricane season started June 1.   R U Ready?NOAA:      Predicts  4 – 8  Hurricanes  and  2 – 4   will be MAJORMeaning Category 3 to 5  A  1  2  3  All Bad.  4 or 5 Get out of Florida! 

July 1, 2019:   New  texting-while-driving  law begins.     Caught texting?   1st time $30    2nd time $60.  Law will have the right to pull drivers over if they observe you texting behind the wheel.    You will be allowed to  VIEW  your cell phone if  STOPPED  at an intersection.  This is a   MOVING  violation only.

😁 It’s Time – CHS Alumni June Birthday party! Hummm do they make Irish Birthday Cakes?

Next event:   SNUG  “Irish”  PUB – CocoaVisit: # 7   Last: 02-13-19

Three ingredients in the good life:   learning,earning and yearning.  –  Christopher Morley

Sent from my I-teepee, mixing all 3 for next pow wow!


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Let everyone sweep in front of their own door and the whole world will be clean – Goethe

Hello CREW… 💘                        06-02-19    

Let’s go visit  HOME BASE  this week! Next  HAPPY HOUR CREW event 
    5:00 PM    Wednesday   June 5, 2019       
            Ashley’s  Restaurant  1609  Highway 1    Rockledge, Fl   636-6430 http://www.ashleysofrockledge.com/ Visit: # 120      Last: 05-01-19

Reflections:  12 years ago in 2007 meetings began.     Corinne Bowley CHS’61  and  Bill Hardy CHS’59 In a conversation she suggested  CHS Alumni/Friends should meet regularly starting at Norman’s Sports Bar Cocoa.     Previous home of Paul Rufo’s Muffler Shop! Time passed and we decided to rotate visits to other locations in Cocoa, M.I. Rockledge and Cocoa Beach. 
Meeting every  Wednesday  we agreed these events were fun for all.   Word of mouth, emails, letters and  phone calls led to more CHS Alumni attending.    Most are CHS Class of:  58 thru 63.
Over the years we have grown to  171 +/-   email addresses.  Emails are sent on Sunday’s to let folks know where the next EVENT will be held.  The day after the event they are sent  listing who attended.      Thanks to Classmates who take the pictures. Lois, George, Ann, Gerri, Harvey etc.
 FYI:  Emails are sent  Bcc  so hackers are discouraged. Bcc – Blind Carbon Copy. You will only see your name. 
The emails go to CHS Alumni all over the world:   USA, Italy, South America, Canada, one goes to  Bangkok, Thailand, my friend   Allen Scott CHS’59.
Along the way we have lost many Classmates, too    many to list but  ALSO  we have enjoyed staying in touch with many,  including some of our Teachers.
More Info:

To see a history record of past CREW emails go to: WWW.CocoaCrew.com  Maintained by  Conrad Koch

To read about all the latest CHS Alumni info go to: WWW.TigerTopics.com   Maintained by  Lois Atkinson CHS’59

It has been my pleasure to have been able to report and send emails that in a small way have kept US  in touch with the great people from Cocoa High School.
See  YOU  at a future event?
Bill Hardy CHS’59US NAVY 62-66 FSU’70
Let everyone sweep in front of their own door  and the whole world will be clean  – Goethe
Sent from my I-teepee, trying to keep front of teepee clean!  😉