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Name: Betty Rodriguez () on Thursday, October 7, 1999 at 15:07:39
Message: Mary Doyle-
Hey, Sis, the picture looks great. We sure had a nice time that day, didn't we? And Karen, you sure have a busy social calendar! Wow, Steve Fraser looks great.
I think the T-Shirt Artwork is wonderful. I cannot wait to order mine. I'd like (in the future) to have a Cougartown Mousepad and Screensaver! Two more days till our reunion - its going to be fun! Betty
Great idea Betty. I'll work on it.
Name: Mary Doyle () on Thursday, October 7, 1999 at 14:50:54
Message:Here is a picture from our August 21 get together at my house with Bill (Pieboy) Cusac and his wife Ester. We had a great time. (Cusac - you will be in our thoughts and prayers as you go in for more surgery next week.) Pictured from left to right: Nancy (Kae) Theveny, Terri (Kluxdal) Studer, Karen (Hare) Kusumi (the Angel), Bill Cusac (Pieboy), Mary (Kean) Doyle, and Betty (Kean) Rodriguez. Becky (Slaughter) O'Brien and Barbara (Quinones) Sutherlin were there but somehow did not get in the picture. I will try to send that one later.
Mary Doyle 66
Boy, That Angel Karen doesn't miss a function does she. Great looking group Mary, and get well soon Bill. We need you back here.
Name: Karen () on Thursday, October 7, 1999 at 14:00:10
Message: King Darlin,
I was at a picnic this past Saturday with my friend Cindy, her family and alot of Lancers from Leuzinger. This is a picture I took and wanted to share of some other cougars who were there. L to R, Steve Fraser , Chuck Currie, Me, Cindy and our very own Robin Hood. Yes this is the real Robin, not a super imposed one and notice he is not staring at any one's posterior. Steve I really enjoyed seeing you after all these years, Chuck always a pleasure and Robin what can I say..:o) See you all at homecoming ...Angel K
Are you sure that's not touched up?? I think he still looks a little young. In fact you ALL look too young. Thanks Karen........
Name: Mike Wilking () on Thursday, October 7, 1999 at 12:35:34
Message: JANICE WATERS: I've e-mailed you my folks e-mail address. Give them a try. My dad was raised by Pat and Harry Little's grandmother. I've been living overseas the better part of the last 20 years so I've also lost contact and can't be of much help. Good luck!
Name: John Baker () on Thursday, October 7, 1999 at 12:20:24
Message:Homecoming Game Update:
T-shirts will be sold at the game. Joyce Chance will be running the old Cougartown T-shirt booth and the T-shirts will be 17.50 plus tax for a total of 18.99 ah just make it 19 bucks. We'll also sell them at the Picnic (we'll give Joyce a break at the party.)
I've also added it above, but please plan on bringing folding chairs to sit on at the picnic as there is going to be a great turnout and seating will be limited.
Janet, don't worry about bringing your folding chairs; I broke'm, I'll replace'm
Thanks Cougs and I'll see you at the game.
Name: Georgia () on Thursday, October 7, 1999 at 11:06:19
Message: John B-Your quick response is so appreciated. Thank you so much for your help. I now see why you are THE KING. I will forever be a devoted and loyal servant. Again thanks
Thank YOU Georgia for your generous donation to the Class of 68 Nyman Hall seat. We'll sell that seat out yet.
Name: Chris Prewitt () on Thursday, October 7, 1999 at 10:30:52
I haven?t heard from you in awhile are you still keeping track of the seats? With close to 300 alumni in attendance and parents and students I do want to make sure that I will have a seat in which to sit. I am going to make a trip to Cabrillo school this Saturday. If you need anything let me know and I will make a side trip to drop off water, a hat or a jacket if you need one (sorry but I can?t get you one of those CT T-shirts). There is a Goodwill store near where I live and I feel that since you are saving the seats I should spare no expenses! I found some of my old grade cards from Cabrillo and they are fun to read. I didn?t realize what a pest I was (am)! I will bring my old grade cards in case some of the teachers from yesteryear are going to be at the school and would like to remember whom I am...
Yes LeeRoy, How's the seat saving going? Are you and Beulah still camped out in the stands?? Let us hear from you once in a while.
Name: Susan () on Thursday, October 7, 1999 at 01:34:15
Message: The homecoming response forms are arriving at a rapid rate. We have almost 300 RSVP's for the game on Friday night. At $5.00 a person for admission, HHS should be able to buy some chairs for the band kids to sit on in the classroom.
REMINDER: Don't forget to bake those cakes for the Cougartown Heavenly Chocolate Cake Bakeoff! The recipe is posted on Feedback and I'm STILL looking for judges.
See you at Homecoming :)
OK Cougs, who wants to judge the cake bakeoff?
Name: Patt () on Thursday, October 7, 1999 at 00:25:10
Message: Joseph Molander,
COOL It! with the criticism of the Palm Trees!
Whenever I see a palm tree I think of dear old California! NOT HAWAII.
We grew up amongst palm trees! The t-shirts are to quote my almost 16 year old grand-daughter "totally Rad"
Name: Dale Hahlbeck Jr () on Wednesday, October 6, 1999 at 20:53:12
Message: Hey Leeroy F. Cud yu ples help me translate what the Joe Mailander dude ez talking about them fine t-shirts??? The only words i understood wuz Coors and uh Coors???? I'll need an XL for my bod which I will wear proudly in OC!
Rock Steady Leeroy and ya'll H1
Hey H1, I'll have one for you at the game. I'll find out tomorrow if we can sell them at the game. If not, we'll bootleg'm outta the back of Susan's VW Van. Thanks Dale
Name: Jovana Varela () on Wednesday, October 6, 1999 at 19:09:33
Message: Hawthorne High is the bomb!!!!!!!!!
Hey Jovana, Glad you like it...........I think
Name: Terri Perkins () on Wednesday, October 6, 1999 at 16:31:49
Message: Jason Simms and Chris Asher, Wow it's great to hear that you two are doing great. I hope I see you both at the Homecoming game or the party. Yes Chris, even though I am a trader I am going to the game. Hey Alan and the T-shirt team...BRAVO! KP- I can't wait to see you and all of your friends again. Love TP
Name: Kristi Pealo () on Wednesday, October 6, 1999 at 16:25:05
Message: Hey John and Alan, in the words of someone who lived in the 80's, that T-Shirt is TOTALLY AWESOME DUDE, LIKE WOW GOTTA HAVE IT! Good job. What does it say on the front? Hey mom (Lupi Perkins c/o69) I hope you have a ball on Saturday for you 30th reunion. Be good!! HAHA. I want to wish my sisters boyfried Derek Limbacher c/o 94 a very HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!!! We Love ya lots!!!
Kristi, I think it looks "Real Boss" too. It'll say be true to your school and let friendship begun, stay true til the end with a Cougar head where the pocket would go.
Name: joseph mailander () on Wednesday, October 6, 1999 at 13:10:27
Message: It is my pleasure as a trained and sometime art historian to comment on the Cougar T-shirt design. The woody, significantly, is rendered in a rigorous scientific perspective that recalls the early Renaissance, particularly Brunelleschi. It could easily be driving off into St. Mark's Square; the inference is that this is a classical, high-water-mark time, which many think their high school days were. There is also a bit of deliberate archaizing, what with the choice of a woody itself, and the shape of the surfboards, and I find this also satisfying, for it links the work to the style of Coors and Miller beer T-shirts in the early 70’s, an all important link. The Beach Boys song titles, however, are very much in step with today’s artworld; as subliminal leitmotif to the escapist nature of the woody speeding away, they suggest work of early text-dependent conceptual artists, who were flourishing in the 60's and 70's. I found the palm-and-plumeria motif more indigenous to the flora of Hawaii than of Hawthorne, but nonetheless subconsciously surf-oriented and therefore acceptable; definitely the yellow stripe down the middle and the road motif establishes the work emphatically in Southern California. In fact, the flattening of the road into an ascending, perspectiveless plane, making it more of an abstract than realist event, recalls the master Richard Diebenkorn himself, in particular the Ocean Park series, which further weds the work to the Los Angeles beach area. All in all, a masterpiece. I was in Paris just last week and I did not see anything there to rival it.
I think I recall reading where Brunelleschi owned a 47 Ford Woody also.
There you go folks.......right from the mouth of Ctowns own crack "T-shirt" art critic. After that review, I might have to jump the price a little. I personally thought the art lacked a Double Cheese with Fries.
Be a Felis concolor joseph
Name: Bob Melendrez () on Wednesday, October 6, 1999 at 12:39:31
Message: Righteous job on the shirt design!!! I know what everyone on my Christmas list is getting... :-) Best wishes for our favorite team on homecoming weekend! With all the Cougar alumni in attendance, victory is assured! Proud to be a Coug... Bob
Yes the T-shirts are looking good. I hope the team performs as well as the T-shirts. Thanks Bob..........
Name: Ed Chesson () on Wednesday, October 6, 1999 at 09:45:09
Message: Just another success story, John!! Through Cougartown I was able to meet at the home of Jan Fulton Waters ('64) and her husband Art. They still live in Hawthorne too! We used to hang together back in the late 60's and early 70's. We must have talked non-stop about old times for four hours. Of course, all of us still look the same and haven't changed a bit! :) The amazing thing is how the past 25 years or so can vanish in just a few hours. Jan and Art, it was wonderful seeing you guys again and I thank you for the hospitality and I hope to get back together with you soon. Art went to Morningside, but he can be an honorary Coug! John, what can I say . . . you're the greatest!!!
Thanks Ed and ask Art if he still owns the Black 1962 406 Ford Galaxie. Very fun car.
Name: Kris Wakefield () on Wednesday, October 6, 1999 at 00:17:17
Thanks so much for this great way of meeting up with old HHS friends. The T- shirts look fantastic. Any chance you could have some available for the 1969 reunion next Sat. 10-9-99? If not what is the procedure for mailing them? Have a "bitchin" time at the Homecoming Game.
Sorry Kris, We're pushing it for the HC game. They will be on sale on the Website after the HC weekend.......
Name: dean karels () on Tuesday, October 5, 1999 at 22:42:37
Message: bit%^&* design. i want two of them size X twice, still sad about not being able to go to homecoming. hey pieboy (cusac) i know i need to send an e to you and it's coming soon but just to let you know i'll keep a good thought and maybe bend a knee for your up coming op. i was there once seven years ago. a little cheer for the game ra ra ree kick em in the knee ra ra ras kick em in ##### #### and you thought it wasn't going to be clean anyways go COUGS.
Name: Jerry Miles () on Tuesday, October 5, 1999 at 21:50:41
Message: Fantastic job on the T-shirt art. I've already “borrowed” it for my background on my computers at work and at home. I hope to see everyone soon at the game and picnic. And come on Class of 1966. Just forty bucks to go for our Nyman Hall seat.
Jerry, You might want to email your class and let them know. I think it looks bad when a class doesn't respond, but it might be that they only check the site once a month or so. It couldn't hurt.
Name: Barbara (Steinbeck) Wright () on Tuesday, October 5, 1999 at 20:49:57
Class: Inglewood 55
Message: I was a l955 graduate of Inglewood High School. Sister Carol was a graduate of IHS in 1956, sister, Roberta, a graduate of Lennox in l962
You have a very nice site. Lots of work! If you know my old boy friend, Bob Zehtner, and know where he is let me know :-) BW
OK all you 50's Cougs. Anyone know Bob Zehtner, please give Barbara a shout. Thanks Barbara.....
Name: Don Collins () on Tuesday, October 5, 1999 at 20:18:08
Message: John, The T-Shirt art is terrific. Put me down for a half a dozen. I'm unable to make the homecoming but is it possible to order thru cougartown when they become available???
Don, Yes I'll set up an order page after homecoming and you can order from the site.
Name: Judy DeGrazia () on Tuesday, October 5, 1999 at 16:10:36
Message: Gee...I see I'm getting my "15 MINUTES OF FAME" right here in CT. FYI John B. Sloey & Robin Hood have agreed to letting me run the "kissing booth" no...I mean...."Kiss the BooBoos booth" at the picnic. Please pay in advance and send your credit card #, checks or cashier's check to:
THE JOHN B's/JUDY D's LEAR JET/RIO TRIP FUND
ChiChi's Rn't Us
P.0. Box 0000
Rio de Janeiro
Thanks in advance for all your support. Looking forward to kissing all of you.
(start packing John...it's in the bag)
Judy Wudy THE ROWDY GIRLS
Yeah Right. You're a sick puppy De Grazia........I think this is what they call THE BOOBY PRIZE!!!
Name: Chris Prewitt () on Tuesday, October 5, 1999 at 15:33:49
Message: Great job Alan Hauge and Mitch Irion! I wish that I had one tenth the ability in art that you have. The design is great and has come in at the perfect time for homecoming. John I know that you want to start looking at a scholarship for the average student. There are so many times that these students get forgotten yet if given a chance they might be the Mrs. Mark or coach Chauncey to a future generation. I hope that you tack on enough price to get the scholarship started.
I don't know what OUR price is on the shirts yet, but it'll be fair. Mark Escalante HHS69 is doing them (nothing like keeping this in the HHS family). Thanks Chris
Name: Frank A. Romano () on Tuesday, October 5, 1999 at 15:17:23
Message: Congratulations to Ron & Nikki. Sydney is such a wonderful name. Aunt Mo Mo.... a.k.a. Auntie Mame! T-Shirts OFF! Really. Let one of the males at cougartown make that suggestion, and right away there would be all kinds of trouble! John, I can't answer your question about breast transplantation. However, I will be happy to check it out...and if I get in any trouble I can always tell Maria that its a "school" project....Right! Yeah sure, she'll buy that. Right after the bridge! And John...I'll be sure to get a get well & birthday card off to Judy. And honestly, there will be no keep "your chin up" remarks....
AH YES, Mammarys of how it used to be huh Judy.
Name: AUNT MOMO () on Tuesday, October 5, 1999 at 11:53:25
Message: CONGRATULATIONS....go out to Vern & Fran (Trott) Sprankle (Fran was class of 1960) on their first grandchild, a little girl. Her name is Sydney Alissa McDevitt and she was born yesterday, October 4th at about 7:22 P.M. She weighted in at 5.13 pounds and was 19 inches long. Her parents are Ron & Nikki (Fran's daughter) McDevitt. CONGRATS....GRAMMY!!
Name: carole () on Tuesday, October 5, 1999 at 11:15:08
Message: John I love the t-shirts, only I'm going to be in New Orleans til the 19th. Hang on to some of them for us who can't make the game. I want one. Would loved to have it in New Orl's there must be some cougars there. I really really like your idea of a scholarship for middle road kids. Sometimes they need more help then they can get. It just takes the right push to send them up and away to great things. Would really love to see this set up. Past cougars helping present cougars. (hankerchief wiping eyes) but really, it would be great. I'm looking forward to reading 2 weeks feedback when I return. Really! Hope everyone has a ball at game.
Carole, You have a great time and I'll save some shirts for you and the family.
Name: Bob Veach () on Tuesday, October 5, 1999 at 11:14:29
Message: John- Great work on the T-Shirt. You guys should be proud. However, aren't you missing something. The way you guys from the 60's feel, shouldn't there be a rabbit under the wheels of that Woody, maybe Roger or Bugs?
Name: Mike Shay () on Tuesday, October 5, 1999 at 10:46:17
Message: Hello All:
Hey John, I talked to both of my boys over the weekend and thay said to say hi......"Hi".. They also asked about Ricki and I said "She must have moved away"..
Alan, the artwork is waaaay cool. You guys ought to print up some decals so we could put them in our back windows like we used to do with the HHS Cougars and the Clay Smith Woodpeckers.
Please don't forget my T-shirt size is Extra Rotund..and can double as a car cover for any of the early 60's Chrysler 300 letter series.
Have a safe and sane Homecoming.....
Hi Ricki, WHERE ARE YOU!!!!
Decals would be reeeal cool too huh.....
Name: Frank A. Romano () on Tuesday, October 5, 1999 at 10:32:00
Message: Hello Alan, besides being a most creative artist, you have saved me! I was really starting to worry about my windows....I thought for sure that it was time for another eye exam... I see Ginger Mark is back in the conversation. If she is in the feedback pages by name doesn't matter. She is here in spirit and effect. One of her truisms was " Somebody has got to be the garbage man." The other evening, we visited the Las Vegas Academy for Marlo's back to school night. A young pretty English teacher was explaining to the room full of parents her approach to teaching. Her posture is; When the dog eats the homework, "it sucks to be you." A tear came to my eye, thinking of Mrs. Mark.
Name: ALONGTIMEFRIEND () on Tuesday, October 5, 1999 at 10:15:30
Message: AS MOST OF YOU HAVE READ, JUDY (THE ROWDY GIRL) IS GOING IN TO HAVE SOME CORRECTIVE SURGERY.... KISS THE BOO_BOO_(JUST FOR YOU JOHN, SLOEY, ROBIN, ETC.) ON OCTOBER 13TH, SO WILL NOT BE WITH US PHYSICALLY TO CELLEBRATE OUR HOMECOMING GAME, STICK & STEIN, PICNIC OR THE VFW BREAKFAST (WELLL, MAYBE THE BREAKFAST). I KNOW WE WOULD ALL LIKE TO WISH HER WELL! BUT....FOR THOSE OF YOU WHO DON'T KNOW, THE DAY OF OUR HOMECOMING GAME AND STICK & STEIN PARTY WILL ALSO BE HER BIRTHDAY....SOOOOOO, TO ALL OF THOSE WHO WOULD LIKE TO WISH HER AN EARLY HAPPY B-BAY, PLEASEEE, LET HER HAVE IT (SHE MORE THEN DESERVES IT!). SHE IS ONE PERSON WHO REALLY KEEPS THESE FEEDBACK PAGES FUNNY!!! JUDY HAS BEEN MY FRIEND FOR (ALMOST) 53 YEARS....AND I COULDN'T ASK FOR A BETTER FRIEND (except for CoCo....and Judy understands why)!! SO JUDY, (AFTER THE 13TH).... ATTENTION!!! LOVE YA, MO
Thanks Mo and for the people who don't know, it's Judy DeGrazia HHS64, and she was born so well endowed that she now wants to give some back. Hey, is there such a thing as a breast transplant?? I'll ask Frank......
Her email address is email@example.com so fire away on her birthday and take it easy on the booby jokes, as it may be a "sore subject" by then.
Name: Mom L () on Tuesday, October 5, 1999 at 09:44:58
Maiden: So long ago, I can't remember
Message: Love the shirts, they are really great and I have to admit better than the ones Inglewood had at my reunion back in ???????. I will be buying and wearing a Cougar one but also want to buy for my kids that won't be there and want to know if you will have a 3X. Sure hope so.
Name: Dan Johnson () on Tuesday, October 5, 1999 at 08:54:29
Message: Everyone's invited to my 40th birthday party on 10/23 at the Troubadour in Hollywood. Several bands will be performing, including an 11:30 p.m performance of Which One's Pink? -- LA's tribute to the music of Pink Floyd. Here's what the band looks like -- www.whichonespink.com. E-mail me if you want more details. Did anyone go to the 1975 Floyd show at the Sports Arena where Chief Ed Davis sent in the LAPD to bust what seemed like the entire crowd?
Name: MoMo () on Tuesday, October 5, 1999 at 08:16:10
Message: ALAN HAUGE....YOU DID A REALLY TERRIFIC JOB ON THE T-SHIRT DESIGN....APPLAUSE! APPLAUSE! APPLAUSE! OUR HATS (MAYBE THAT SHOULD BE SHIRTS) ARE OFF TO YOU :O)
Name: Sharon MacDonald () on Tuesday, October 5, 1999 at 07:57:43
Message: The T-shirt design is the greatest. I know I'll be ordering mine. Of course I'll have to put it in storage for about 7 months - here in South East Wisconsin we had frost the other night and it's sweatshirt and jacket time. When including the places (things) to put the Cougartown.com art on, think warm sweatshirts for the colder clime folks. I'd be proud to wear it to work on any Friday - on my floor we have "readable shirt" day on casual Friday. Thanks and job well done to Alan, Mitch, Mark, John, and anyone else involved with this "little" project.
Thanks Sharon, Maybe we can do Parkas too.