......back to the 50's with some early rock..... Chuck Berry
Name: LYMAN MOSS () on Monday, August 23, 1999 at 11:46:27
Message: John, no. 128 and 129 are supposed to be just one slogan. thanks
Sorry Lyman, I'll fix it now.
Name: Mari Rutter () on Monday, August 23, 1999 at 10:57:09
Message: Jim Schroeder emailed me about this site and I must say I think it's so cool! I can't believe the memories its provoked! Great Site!
Thanks Mari, Join in anytime and let us hear yours.
Name: Darla Trent () on Monday, August 23, 1999 at 10:47:22
Message: Hi Kristi, Mom is sending this for me, since I do not really have a computer yet, but soon!! You know I will be there for our Homecoming and Reunion, I really am looking forward to seeing you again, we really did not have much of a chance to visit last Christmas. But we will have lots more time, Im not sure about the picnic, we will see. Mom, sent me Erica's E address, have not had a chance to get to a computer to E her, but I do know she will be here for the Reunion, not sure about the Homecoming. Mom see's Gilbert at Lucky's all the time and he will be at the Reunion too! Remember what we did to Gilbert, John and all those other guys on Senior Slave Day!! Lisa Calabro will be at Homecoming according to Mom, looking forward in seeing her too. See you at the Homecoming!
Now see, this looks like a personal message between two people, but there's other info here too. Now all Darla's friends know she'll be at the reunion and Homecoming.
Name: Betty Rodriguez () on Monday, August 23, 1999 at 10:46:24
Message: Well, thanks, Bill Sloey. We're just trying to light fires, here. How else will we get people to log on? We had a mini-reunion this weekend too. May I name everyone? Mary Kean, Betty Kean, Terri Kluxdal, Nancy Kluxdal, Karen Hare, Becky Slaughter, Barbara Quinones, Danny Petty and BILLY CUSAC. Do you see a pattern here. . . I'll drop more names later.
Betty, That sounds like a great group. Did you have the HHS Cake too.Yes, please tell us more.
Name: cougarette () on Monday, August 23, 1999 at 10:42:45
i have to agree with those people who are tired of wading thru personel msgs to try and find real hhs memories. lets use our own emails for most of this stuff ive stop logging on every day because if you dont know the people it gets kinda boring. i know if we try we can keep coming up with stories and new people to make cougartown the way it was a few months ago. love the site.
First of all. "Make Cougartown the way it was a few months ago." I hadn't noticed the "deterioration", but I do know what you mean about personal messages to one or two individuals being left on Feedback. These can very easily be taken care of through normal email. I also understand that some people DON'T understand this, especially if they're new to Ctown. I also don't want to make a hard and fast rule. So people, if you want to say something to me, or the group, use Feedback. If you want to tell someone that you'll pick them up at 8pm on Saturday, use email. If you make a mistake, it will still be posted and everyone else please ignore the honest mistake of a fellow Coug. Thanks for all your comments on this subject. This is everyone's forum and it's nice when we all can voice our opinions, here, in this manner.
Name: Bill Sloey () on Monday, August 23, 1999 at 08:06:36
Message: Ok, We need a "Comments Page" J.B., so people can express their views and the others don't have to wade through them. Hey, I say let it rip! CT is for everybody and some of the "Great" stories may take some time in getting out. If you feel left out or think it is a rap page, tell us a good story, use your creativity to lead by example and not complain like a Jack Rabbit. Hey Surf's up in your court.
p.s. To both Robins, Betty, Robert, Mary, Janet, Ronnie, Ray, Roger, John, Larry, Linda, and all 69ers, please if you want to write send it to feedback, or where ever.. BE A COUG
"Complain like a Jack Rabbit" I like that.
Bill, By "Comments Page", do you mean a "Letters to the Editor" page? Interesting . . . . .
Name: Karen () on Monday, August 23, 1999 at 07:10:30
Message: John,Jim and Robin, Was a pleasure having lunch with you all Saturday. Really enjoyed the stories you guys told. Must say Robin you almost looked just like you did at Cindy's wedding ...:o) Thanks Guys.
Name: kristi pealo () on Monday, August 23, 1999 at 01:11:57
Message: Hello to all. My mother Lupi Perkins c/o 69 told me about this web site. I think it is really cool!! I have read a lot of the feedback and recognize alot of friends' parents, but haven't seen my classmates. I was just wondering how everybody was doing? Hi! Loretta tell Darla I said Hi! Hello Diana Calabro tell Lisa I said Hi! I haven't seen many from the class of 89. I have read feedback from Erica Rhae and Lisa K. How are you guys doing? Well I hope I see all of you at the Homecoming Game, Picnic, and the Reunion. I look forward to reading cougartown.com as much as possible. It's an awesome site. Good job John. Kristi (perkins) Pealo
Thank you Kristi. Come on back anytime.
Name: Keith D. Jones () on Monday, August 23, 1999 at 00:59:50
Message: I saw Debbie Colburn's name. If she reads this Hi. I remembers you too. Our families were close. We had the same address just a different street. Got your mail sometimes. The Colburns were all excellent athletes. In fact I would say they were probably the most athletic family in Holy Glen. Mike Colburn played pro baseball, Greg is a professional bowler, there dad was a ranked golfer Dennis was very fast and a very good baseball player and one of my bestest of friends. Everyone knew Mrs. Colburn. And, Debbie was the looker of the family. I always wanted my bro Les to take her out. If you are out there Debbie Hi and say hi to everyone. Memories... John, consider that chatroom Jimbo would have a blast.
Name: Another Coug () on Sunday, August 22, 1999 at 23:21:20
Name: I Agree With "A Coug" () on Sunday, August 22, 1999 at 22:58:26
Message: I agree with "A Coug". Lately I've been doing more scrolling than reading. We haven't run out of memories, have we? Tell me it ain't so! But Feedback is what we make it and I'll dig through the cobwebs in my brain and share some more of my own memories.
Name: JIM SLOEY () on Sunday, August 22, 1999 at 22:15:37
E-Mail: IWASINCHARGEOFINVITSATIONSAND WELLWOULDN'TYOUKNOWIWOULDGOOFIT UP.COM
Message: Patti, Sharon et al.-We were to invite everyone and I told John I would take care of it and I came back to the computer tonight and I have 1855 messages in the outbox, I had not checked since Thursday. I apologize. I don't even know what happened then they all vanished except Sharon and Patti's so I have no idea if they have been sent or what. Please ignore.
Duke-your in but we need a name we are not good figurerers.
Judy-you are wrong and I am sure it is the first time but you are wrong. I bet your friends hated to go to Disneyland with you? HUH? Tell the truth!
Patti-I would never start a clique without you, after all I have picked on you enough in this lifetime.
Robin-Did you make the flight? I did park and go into to try to find you in case you had to stay over couldn't find you even had you paged.
El Rojo and ID Queen- Always enjoy your posts.
Pleasedon'tusefeedbackasemail-I could not agree with you more I just hate it when someone sends a lot of messages to just a few people. I agree use your email folks....
Chuck Currie-I shall call you tomorrow looks like Tuesday
Be a Coug!
Name: Royal Wm. Lord Jr. () on Sunday, August 22, 1999 at 21:16:35
Message: to Jim West: You OLE son-of-gun, haven't talked to you in years. What have you been up to? Thanks for the phone number I'll give you a shout this next week. Have you stayed in contact with any other OLE COUGARS?
Name: Chris Prewitt () on Sunday, August 22, 1999 at 21:16:10
Message: Judy DeGrazia, I think that you are wrong about Robin, I think that he was the only "real" person at the party. I just checked out the Las Vegas photos and if you look at the fourth photo you will see that John had on the same clothes. I am sure that if we look we can find photos of the other cougars from reunions, which has more witnesses. Now if you notice all of the other people are in front of Robin. It is much easier to impose someone on top of another and since Robin is in back one must assume that Robin was the only person at the "reunion". Now as to the expression on his face, he realized that his loyal (royal) friends stood him up.
Quite estute Chris.......but wrong!!!
Name: Steve Kristof () on Sunday, August 22, 1999 at 20:39:14
Message: Well, well, well! It seems we have quit a few of my old class mates checking in lately! Hi Jim, good to hear you're still around! Have you heard from Tim Lutz, or Bruce Griffen? There must be others out there also!
Name: Judy DeGrazia () on Sunday, August 22, 1999 at 16:47:50
Message: RE: ROBIN HOOD COMES TO TOWN. Hey Shy Robin...did you know that you have the power of teleportation...you look a little out of place in that luncheon pic, almost as though someone superimposed your body in their pic.. I think Sloey and Baker have struck again. And why, oh why would you want to be with Sloey and Baker when you could be cuddled by the ROWDY GIRLS. RE: LEEROY FELDERRUSTER...I don't know what all the mystery is...but some of us ROWDY GIRLS just had dinner with LEEROY & BEULAH last Wed night..and they couldn't have been more charming. Of course..LEEROY bear hugged each one of us to the ground..and asked if we wanted to rassle right there on the restaurant floor, but after we pinned him down one by one..he sat at the table like a gentleman and he ordered our possum innards & hog jowls. If you don't believe me..ask Marsha Russell, Mo Trott & Joyce McCarroll. Beulah picked up the tab. Next dinner is in Sept. Calif Pizza Kitchen.. Everyone's invited.. Join us. Leeroy & Beulah are invited too. Judy DeGrazia THE ROWDYS
Hey now THAT'S FUNNY!! I'll be there in September, if at ALL possible. Let me know when.
Name: Patty Valencia () on Sunday, August 22, 1999 at 11:59:10
Message: Boy, a chance to eat with the clown princes and I'm dismissed as though I were, well, chopped liver. Nice. You know Robin, if the V girls, the B girls, the T girls had been invited, we would have given you our phone number...:0). I can't believe that CT wasn't invited. I hate those sixties cliques. Nothing in the 70's was good enough for you guys was it? The music, the clothes, the politics. Brother.
Name: the duke () on Sunday, August 22, 1999 at 11:59:16
Maiden: doesn't apply
Message: with all the royal court names being used i thought i would place mine in the hat (given to me by my two older brothers, one a 56 or 57 alum) does that count. also good to see billy cusac's name in here. wondered what happened to you.
Name: A Coug () on Sunday, August 22, 1999 at 10:06:16
Message: Is it just me or does it seem like the feedback pages are looking more like personal email between about a dozen people or even a private chat room? I think the personal messages to one other individual would be better served if emailed, rather than making Cougs everywhere wade through it all. I'm not trying to offend anyone; just an opinion. I love ALL YOU COUGS!!
Name: SCOTT ARMSTRONG () on Sunday, August 22, 1999 at 02:26:54
Message: DEBBIE COLBURN...I WILL ALWAYS REMEMBER YOU AS A FOX.
Name: Robin () on Sunday, August 22, 1999 at 00:59:52
Maiden: thatwaitresshadthenicestpairof......eyes..yes thats it eyes...
Message: Thanks guys, I ducked out of cooking a BBQ for the Rowdys today just to come down for lunch, and they think Im in WA. state racing...Sloey your lap is the closest thing to a seat Ill have now at homecoming....Was a great time though...Myrna, was Jims cake that late 60s early 70s "brownie special" you talked about?? Must of been cause I saw GOD 3 times today...:o) I cant put that Fosters story on the net Jim, enough child support to pay as it is...Angel Karen, JB always a pleasure (Lake Mead huh?)...oops another flashback...can I go to the airport tonight Jim..? The laptops batteries are dead and none of you left me a phone number...Help!!!!!R-->
Name: Sharbo () on Saturday, August 21, 1999 at 22:57:20
Message: AHA! So some CTers are having luncheon parties without inviting EVERY OTHER PERSON IN COUGARTOWN, eh??? Well suddenly I don't seem like such a rotten egg for failing to invite the entire ROYAL COURT to a simple little BBQ! It looks like the Clown Princes are getting in a little luncheon action on their own! I know that I would surely have liked to have been invited to this shindig, a chance to meet Mr. Hood up close and personal-like, but since I WASN'T INVITED I guess I'll have to wait for October!!!
Yeah Sharon, Robin was at his funniest this afternoon, and after such a grueling fight too. I'm sorry your invitation didn't get there in time. OH, when you get it, please disregard it.
Name: Mike Angle () on Saturday, August 21, 1999 at 19:22:31
Message: response to Patty V. Yes Patty you are sort of correct. There is a young lady whose name was Candy Hershey that was either a freshman (freshperson?) or sophmore when I was a senior. That would make her from the class of 1969 or 1970. She was in first period swimming in the fall of '66 which is where I met this young lady with the remarkable name.
Name: JIM SLOEY () on Saturday, August 21, 1999 at 17:54:58
Message: Robin you haven't aged a bit in the last ten years! You looked like you did at the '66, 20 year class reunion. I know I said that to you at lunch but some folks just don't age. You must tell the Frosties story on feedback, that was a REALLY funny, vintage Robin! Really great to see you again, and I'll pick you up at 3 tomorrow to take you to the airport. John, Karen, a lot of fun, good memories. But Robin what can I say! Always a pleasure and for sure you do exist, STILL! What a day! Sloey
Name: John Baker () on Saturday, August 21, 1999 at 17:30:30
Message: Had lunch with a few of the Cougartown crew today at Arturos. Karen Hare Kusumi Jim Sloey, and even Robin made it down for the festivities. Luckily, that crop duster came by just in time, flew him down and dropped off at Torrance Airport. He said he's really worried about Mom V and I making things work. Yeah right!!! Mom V, you can see how loyal this guy is. Here in this picture, he's got his hazels glued onto our waitresses gams. Come on Robin, try and pay attention.
Thanks Karen and Jim. We had a great lunch and visit.
Name: Susan () on Saturday, August 21, 1999 at 15:24:26
Message: HACIENDA HOTEL INFORMATION UPDATE! If you made hotel reservations prior to Friday, August 20, please call the Hacienda Hotel back and have them move you to the "Cougartown Party" block of rooms. Thanks!
Name: Susan Walling () on Saturday, August 21, 1999 at 14:01:46
Message: Attention Cougar Parents,
My 15 year old, highly responsible daughter, and my 14 year old son have graciously volunteered their child care services during the after-game-party at Stick & Stein. I will volunteer my home for this undertaking! That means there is NO excuse for not making the game, party, and picnic. If you need child care for after the game, send me an e-mail and I will give you the details. I am just a few block from Stick & Stein and this will allow you to enjoy the party while the kids enjoy snacks, games, and movies! You can retrieve your kids on your way to the hotel, or we can shuttle them if needed.
There you go folks. Now THAT'S Cougartown service. NO Excuses now. Thank you Susan, and Susan's Responsible Children. That's very thoughtful.
Name: Susan King () on Saturday, August 21, 1999 at 13:21:24
Message: I am shocked!! I called this a.m. to make hotel reservations -- HOPING I was not too late as the entire gang keeps posting that they are attending Homecoming -- and there was only ONE reservation on file before mine!! And that was for THE KING. Where the heck IS everybody??!! I DID ask that they assign us rooms near each other John.....
Susan, OK, but you're sleeping with "Stuey". I think I may have set the tone for that. I had mentioned before that Susan Walling was blocking 50 rooms and they would break the block up on October 1st. Please don't wait until then to make reservations. You can make them now. Thanks Sue
Name: JIM SLOEY () on Saturday, August 21, 1999 at 12:53:36
E-Mail: justonecakeand thatsall it took wasjustonecake.com
Maiden: myrna4 queen
Message: Dear John, Myrna gets to be Queen or I am joining the Dorsey group! It is official, mail from Coaling station A to Redondo Beach is also one day! Thanks Myrna you are the Queen! John you never intended to bake the cake did you, just grovel until someone sent it to you. A true Monarch! Perhaps we should have a cake bake sale at homecoming to benefit Cougartown.com. Oh I have a question are egg whites the hard outer shell? Be a Coug, bake a cake! Sloey
Jim, Stay AWAY from the kitchen!!!
Hey, I just checked my mail and I've got one also. What is this!!?? I hate to make her Queen though, as she'll stop baking and weld her butt to the couch like Peggy Bundy.Thanks Myrna, I guess I'll start that diet next year. I LOVE YOU GIRRRLLL!!!!
Name: GARY () on Saturday, August 21, 1999 at 12:09:34
Message: Hello John!!, well the hotel is booked , the wife and i have the weekend off so we'll see you the night of the "GAME", where is everyone going to sit? and Kathleen...you'll still be one behind! GO COUGARS!!!!!
All Right Gary!!! Glad you're going to make it. I just talked to Bob Wyler at HHS yesterday and he's going to set us up with our own area. Actually he's not officially back from Summer Vacation yet, but he'll take care of us. See you in October. Game time is 7pm
Name: Jim West () on Saturday, August 21, 1999 at 08:38:17
Message: Russ/Judy I'm right here! How are you both doing? Hi Royal sounds like you are doing well. Look forward to talking to you soon. When you can, give me a call (310)647-8885. Diana, Sandy and I plan to attend the picnic on Saturday. I'm trying to get Bob Allen, and other friends Diane Casper (61/IHS),and Karen (Kirby)Cunningham(60/IHS)and her husband Joe (60/LennoxHS)to attend. Hi Cindy, Tina, and little Lisa. Cindy hope to see you and the kids this weekend.
Name: Royal Wm. Lord Jr. () on Saturday, August 21, 1999 at 03:36:39
Message: To Ricki Valencia-Farrell: Great to hear from you again! I want you to know I knew who you were as soon as I saw your name. I'm glad to hear you made Education a career also. I graduated from Cal-State Univ. LB with a degree in Social Science and a Masters in Recreation Administration. I worked three years in the field of Recreation. I then went to USC and got my Teaching Credential, Supervision Credential, Administration Credential and a second Masters Degree in the field of Education Administration. I changed my career to Education. I will e-mail you with more information as to my current status.
Name: Chris Prewitt () on Saturday, August 21, 1999 at 00:07:11
Message: John, The check is in the mail. Kathie even sent it in. I hope that if anyone else is going to sponsor a seat they get the money in soon. Bye from Disneyland
Chris, Thanks man, and have a great time.
Name: EL ROJO () on Friday, August 20, 1999 at 23:47:41
Maiden: YOU KNOW
Class: 60/ THE GREATEST
Message: All right Royal: You were right about Willie Martin and the first couple of "scores".( I really couldn't remember whether it was the first "Q" or the 2nd, I'm older than you) when stuff started happening, but when it did, it did! But as far as containing Willie Brown, we held him to a "meager" 126 yrds or so. But you are right they did wear us down. But now i'm wondering if you're not "Getting Old". HHS was at "max" 1600 to 1700 students at that time. My grad class was only 399, if I "remember" correctly, but yes they did have the 3500 students from the 10th to the 12th and we, well we had COUGARS! But ROY, we were only 10-0 going into that game, not 11-0! It makes no diff! Roy, they had unbelievable athletes. I remember, Irvin breaking through the line and Al Geverink, playing DB at the time, who was one of the best hitters on our team, if not the best, stuck Irvin about 8 yds from the line of scrimmage and all you heard was "the crack of pads" and then a big "ugh". He was still going. That 3rd kickoff that the coach talked about where Reale went up the sidelines and he ran out of "gas" was partly true. Jim may have run out of gas, but I was called for clipping on the play.(Picture in 60 EL MOLINO). It was a legal hit. But, just a fraction of history in our lives. It wasn't fun to taste that defeat, but in our lives, we know, that we really won that GAME! No real stars, no superhero's, just a DAMN good bunch of COUGARS who ALMOST had their fingers on the GOLDEN RING! Hey Royal I love this format that JB has put together. It's good talking with you. But one last thing, JIM WEST, where the heck are you? Come on bud you showed your face, keep it in place! EL AND ID QUEEN. MAY THE COUGAR BE WITH YOU!
Name: Christine Baird () on Friday, August 20, 1999 at 18:02:38
Message: LOVE IT! I just love it....Cindy Matthies idea for the gray furred coug with reading glasses! Also on the subject of streakers....wasn't there a streaker at the 76 commencement ceremonies or was that an earlier year? I know there were ones at several of the assemblies we had. Who remembers?
Name: Ingrid Larson () on Friday, August 20, 1999 at 17:49:16
Message: O.K., since e-mail travels faster than U.S. mail, I'll commit now to a contribution for the "Class of '74" seat at Nyman Hall - and follow it up with a check. Really, the check's in the mail. JB, have I ever lied to you?
No you haven't, Ingrid. I trust you and will add you now. Thanks a bunch....
Name: Patty Valencia () on Friday, August 20, 1999 at 17:42:04
Message: Hey you layabout. Whaddya drinking while you consult your Strunk & White? I recommend Gin and Tonic with a twist of lime. All those big words were just getting a bit too intimidating for me.
P.S. A hammock always works better with two trees instead of one.