"More 50's Classic Do Wop on the way" "The Corsairs"
Name: Petey Smith () on Friday, May 19, 2000 at 12:44:55
City and State: Salem,Oregon
Message: Tim, I meant no disrespect to the King of the Gold Coast. Ando continuously keeps my life culturally interesting. No one can sing Tobacco Road like the Doe. Not to mention the nasty poodle chew. He also makes a mean Spam enchilada. Ando I love ya man!! Sloey, Give me a "F". What's that spell? Sweet Lorraine indeed.
Name: Judy DeGrazia Blomsterberg () on Friday, May 19, 2000 at 12:25:45
City and State: Torrance, CA
Message: I'm taking my life in my hands by entering this feedback as John Baker warned me that he has even "more" lovely pics of me as ammunition if I'm not a good girl.. Waaaaaa... I digress.. To all my good friends, ROWDY & UNROWDY.. Janny and I want to thank you for all your cards and good wishes. This last few months have been just the best for us and all of you have made it so. All this never has to stop. It only takes getting into feedback and/or joining in on the functions to make it happen.. Of course, we fell in love and got married as did Marsha and Robin, but we don't expect you all to be quite that "ROWDY". Now, as an added treat, I'm donating one of my precious "glow in the dark rosaries" as a prize at the Irvine "Connie Jax" BBQ. How's that for a little incentive. Maybe next time I'll organize a Catholic retreat.. (never could keep still through those) Thanks again and we love you all. Not to forget that Alan Hauge has a birthday coming up Monday..HAVE A GREAT ONE BUNKY. Hope to see you Sunday at the VFW BREAKFAST~~Mo Trott is whipping up a Heavenly Choc Cake for ya.. Only 2 jars of mayo in this one. (we're on a diet)
Judy & Janny Wanny Chicken Fanny Blomsterberg.
Name: JIM SLOEY () on Friday, May 19, 2000 at 11:17:52
E-Mail: geeziamaregisteredrepublicanbutwhenitsvietnam istillgotabeardandsayidontgiveadamnboutvietnam.com
City and State: REDONDO BEACH, CA
Message: Petey said "COOL" John, she wasn't complaining! Tell him Petey, oh never mind he wouldn't get it. he is from that other generation but we are all cougars. And where is Johnny Mac? He can fill up hundreds of pages talking about his legs. And I apologize to anybody that was offended by my last diatribe. Heading for the wherehouse got to get Country Joe and the Fish's latest "Don't give fraki ain't fightin' in Paki!" Did anybody know that Country Joe is a DA in Northern California?
Jim I didn't know you were a "Country Joe and the Fish" fan.
And it's one, two, three,
What are we fighting for ?
Don't ask me, I don't give a damn,
Next stop is Vietnam;
And it's five, six, seven,
Open up the pearly gates,
Well there ain't no time to wonder why
Whoopee! we're all gonna die.
Were you at Woodstock?? Also you're the only person I know that was anti-war and pro-soldier. Are you sure you didn't just have that beard so you could get into those parties where the girls danced topless on the tables? Ahh well I love you man; we're all Cougs to the bone.
Name: Tim Hoody () on Friday, May 19, 2000 at 11:06:15
City and State: Eugene,OR
Message: Petey lets not tease Ando too much when he isn't here to defend himself. After all, our past lives would never have been so culturally interesting without him. He still reigns as king of the gold coast! The last time I saw him he reminded me of Orson Welles but Steve Stevenson thinks he looks more like Bugs Bunny. We love you Ando. Gary, once you play in the IB golf tourney your life will change forever. I would come down for that but all of the IB Darryl's would worry about whether I would take them to the cleaners like I do in the horse shoes, ask Bart. If he starts whining tell him to suck it up. You will probably see Kurt Pettlon, Ronny B., Dennis Higgins among others. Tell them that I refuse to let the IB surf trip die, and to start preparing for it. You are definitely inbred and are invited to go by me. A past Grand Poobah and IB historian. Long Live Lucille Hearn!
Name: Bill Mears () on Friday, May 19, 2000 at 10:34:01
City and State: Waco, Tx
Message: I lost all in a fire a few years back and would now like to try and replace my el molino's. does anyone have any idea who i might contact to see if it's possible? appreciate any feedback on this.
Bill, I've tried to get El Molinos for the different years, but no success. BTW, if anyone has an extra El Molino that they would like to donate to Cougartown (no matter what year) please contact me.
Name: Loretta Cuiper () on Friday, May 19, 2000 at 09:38:13
City and State: Hawthorne, Ca
Message: Hi John, The Dedication for Kye Courtney was quiet, but lovely and sincere.
Loretta, Thanks for the in-depth report. Sounds like one of my "Senior book reports".
Name: Bob Brophy () on Friday, May 19, 2000 at 09:32:12
City and State: Phoenix, az
Message: Hey Anita: I lived in Washington at the time St. Helens blew its top. We could see it from our house in Federal Way. We drove over to Spokane and it was like driving in snow and fog mixed. They say that the next year the farming was great with all the ash from it. Bob Brophy-Serra '63
Name: Polly Martens () on Friday, May 19, 2000 at 02:45:54
City and State: Cougar heaven
Message: Just a quick Hi! Been very busy lately, had a sort of promotion, and a lot more responsiblity added. I wish I could be there for the "mini reunion" but have to work. I've been keeping in touch with a couple of Cougs who, during school we were very close, and caused the staff at HHS a little heartburn. Thank goodness we never got caught, or we might not have graduated. We had a couple of good laughs, and now realize we don't regret the mischief we caused in school.
The only time I ever got caught doing anything was after I graduated. The next year I went to the Homecoming game, just for the hell of it. I was standing down by the end of the field, closest to the snack stands. I was lighting up a cigarette (yes I used to have that nasty habit), when good old Mr. Nelson (then vice principal), walked up to me. He grabbed the cigarette, and started yelling at me. He told me he had waited for a long time to catch me doing something, and now he had. That I was going to be suspended, but first I had to report to his office on Monday morning.
You can imagine the look on his face when I politly told him, "Gee Mr. Nelson, I would love to see you on Monday, but I graduated from here last year. I am now going to college." Then as I walked off I lit another cigarette.
By the way I did not purchase the alumni directory, I felt it was kind of a rip. God help me, I know someone will be pissed off at me for saying that. But, the woman who took the information on the phone told me one price, then when I got the invoice it was four times as much. I don't know if anyone else had that happen to them, but be careful.
Oh well, I guess I have caused someone out there enough heartburn for one evening. So I will say goodnight.
Peggy, I'm not sure but I don't think the directory is even printed yet, let alone for sale. The cost of the directory is about 60 bucks.
Name: Sharon () on Friday, May 19, 2000 at 01:57:24
Maiden: Little Willie!
City and State: MAUI
Message: Aloha! John I didn't miss you by a week I have lived here for 7 years...just popped over to mainland for a three day spree. whoa...nuts, but fun. I have called Mary Valdez! Is there a reward for finding her? Hey, the phone book still works.. No return call yet. No Gil yet...John Laven wrote with info on his sister Denise's whereabouts (Kihei) and I will look her up, she may have Gil's number. The picture Petey sent was humm I know the bar, but the name is a blurr...I think in order of faces..Petey, Sam Friddle, Mini, and hum who is the chick? Hey Petey where is the gig on Memorial Day?
Name: Diana Olsen () on Thursday, May 18, 2000 at 21:23:37
City and State: ogden, Utah
Message: Cruise Night III? Sounds great! Please post as soon as you decide on a date. Late July sounded good. I would really like to make that one. I'll be reading daily. Stay COUGARS!!!
Name: John Baker () on Thursday, May 18, 2000 at 21:21:19
City and State: Lomita, CA
Message:Does anyone have any information on the Kye Courtney dedication of the boy's gym that happened last Saturday? If you were there, please let us know how it went. Thanks
Name: Norma Jean () on Thursday, May 18, 2000 at 20:39:04
Maiden: so long ago I forgot
City and State: Hawthorne and proud of it
Message: Hi JB and all you Cougs! Haven't checked in for over a month, the old man was tired of me watching T.V. and eating bon bons all day, so I'm officially back in the work force (ug). Have to give my congratulations to the newly Mauied couples out there! Marsha you are a lucky girl, and Hoody, you did even better! Hey, Judy, hope Mauied life doesn't interfere with your 'rowdiness' (same for Marsha). You guys have reputations to live up to you know! Gee, this Cougartown mating business is a real winner JB! Ok, I'm off like a bridal dress on a honeymoon!
(borrowed your line Judy!)
NORMA JEAN, Where have you "BEAN"? We missed you here and glad you've returned.
Name: Jim F. Evans () on Thursday, May 18, 2000 at 20:30:30
City and State: Colton, Ca.
Message: I knew some of the people that went there including a relative. ( Anice Evans)
Then you're an honorary Cougar Jim. Join in anytime.
Name: John Baker () on Thursday, May 18, 2000 at 14:46:51
City and State: Lomita, CA
Message: This from Petey:
Can you take one more?
Same country, different bar, different revolutionaries. Sloey made me feel like Patti Hearst, cool.
There you go Sloey. Making people think they're in the SLA.....Nice goin'. No wonder lawyers get a bad name.
Name: Anita Young () on Thursday, May 18, 2000 at 14:25:21
E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Maiden: Aceves ( say what's it?)
City and State: Newberg, OR
Message: HAPPY MT. ST. BLOWUP DAY TO ALL MY FELLOW OREGONIANS OUT THERE!!!!!!! 20 YEARS AGO TODAY, MT. ST. HELENS BLEW THE HELL OUT OF HER TOP, FOR THOSE OF YOU NOT IN THE KNOW...I WAS NOT EVEN IN OREGON YET, WHEN THAT HAPPENED. CAME UP LATER IN 1980, BUT TO COOS BAY...WELL AWAY FROM THE WRECKAGE!!!!!! WOULD LIKE TO HEAR SOME SURVIVOR STORIES OF THOSE PEOPLE WHO WERE HERE WHEN IT HAPPENED, I'M SURE IT'S PRETTY INTERESTING STUFF
Name: Petey () on Thursday, May 18, 2000 at 14:22:14
City and State: Beaver State
Message: Funny thing after that picture was taken at Hussongs, Johnny Mac was arrested for staggering in the streets. He tried to explain that he lost his legs in the war but no one spoke spanish and they took John and his cane to the TJ jail. The revolution will not be televised. Big Hoody, tell Ma Pun I'll be there Memorial Day as well. Tim have you noticed the more Ando stays at Lloyds the more he looks like Dahl? Montobon get well soon!!
Rowdy in training,
Name: Robin () on Thursday, May 18, 2000 at 13:49:32
City and State: RB,CA
Message: Judy...Just because that mini volcano on Johns lip was as big as a quarter and took two sandwich bag to drain, doesnt classify it as a "pustule" (remember size isnt everything)...Prior to the nuptials Sunday I took JB to see Dr. Mauisoree and it was classified as a cold sore or in medical terms "eruptus soonie"...He gave that puppy 2 to 4 hrs to blow so we knew we could get the video in without the best man dripping on his lei...:o)...LeeRoy , so good to hear from you again...If you can get a good deal on one of those velvet paintings or a bag of shop towels at the swap meet, Marsha and I would be ever so grateful as we are redecorating...Brother Timmy: Good to see your name finally appear in CT, and you bet your Hoody butt I am a lucky man ......And to all our Cougartown friends who called, sent E-mail, cards, and well wishes..we thank you...to those who were there...Need I say more?..If we would have had a better time we would have to be twins...Love you all!..later Cougs..:o)
Yeah, the Hawaii Forestry Service had a call into Oregon State, trying to pick the brains of the Mount St Helens people. They wanted me to face inland so when it blew, it wouldn't mess up the surfing and broadbill fishing. Unfortunately I wiped out this years sugar cane crop.
"Dr. Mauisoree" Now THAT'S FUNNY!!! I LOVE YOU GUYS MAAANNNN!!!!
Name: Gary Lents () on Thursday, May 18, 2000 at 13:09:52
City and State: vista
Message: Tim Hood!!!...been hoping you'd show up here someday...howsit bud? No more chainsaws to the leg I hope...it's been years! I'll be seeing Bart soon for some hacker golf...also, Tambo, Hector Carillo, and many more....Come on down dude.
Name: kelley () on Thursday, May 18, 2000 at 12:55:00
City and State: coos bay,ore by the ocean
Message: No No John chopped liver never, I just really never noticed the beauty, the Bud sign kept catching my eye. As I was always told, beauty is as beauty does." We are all beautiful in our own way." Got to love those old songs. No Gary that is not Steve nor is it Phil. It is some unknown friend of Wallo's who was eaten by a shark. or something. Petey what bar is that? It starts with an H
Name: JIM SLOEY () on Thursday, May 18, 2000 at 12:11:15
City and State: REDONDO BEACH, CA
Message: Well you hit the nerve and I got to say it! The picture of "SLOEY RAIDERS" is a snapshot of the era that my group went through, torn between years of loving our country, celebrating our heritage, wanting to really believe that we were the good guys. Then Vietnam came and a new "ugly American" reared its greedy head and sacrificed 50,000 of my contemporaries, thousands to a lifetime of nightmares and 100,000's more to lifetime injuries, one of whom is pictured in "Sloey Raiders!" Country Joe said it best "What are we fighting for?" That picture is a picture of our statement to Nixon, Johnson both Democrats and Republicans, We aren't blind and we won't be led just because you said so. I have a real spot in my heart for the guys that went to Vietnam because most didn't have a choice and were misled as to what was happening there. Did anyone remember that Flying Tigers airlines did most of the troop transports? Who was the major shareholder? Lady Bird Johnson, that's what we were doing there. Most of us that were fortunate not to have gone, did so not because we didn't love our country or because we wouldn't be willing to die for it or our loved ones, most of us avoided it because in our hearts we knew this wasn't right that we as a nation were not right, and I believe history has shown that we were correct in our assessments. So all you "Sloey Raiders" in the picture and those of us not in the picture, don't forget the lessons of the past, do not be afraid to stand up for what you believe EVER! And finally for all you guys that went, God Bless you, you are heroes in every sense of the word! But remember, folks like the "Sloey Raiders" are the reason we aren't still fighting that "incursion" today. And yes at the time that picture was taken, circa 1970, I looked just like the "Sloey Raiders!" With that said I hope we can all just get along!
Thank you Rodney King Sloey, now let me help you down off your soap box.
Name: Judy DeGrazia Blomsterberg () on Thursday, May 18, 2000 at 10:54:33
Maiden: Herpes Free
City and State: Torrance, CA
Message: Marsha.. you were just tooo kind. "Pustule" is not exactly what I would call that festering case of herpes that John boy sported from one end of the island to the other.. and you know what they say about herpes... "Nothing is forever..except herpes." I read in the Maui Gazette that the stretch of beach in which our John Boy was snorkeling has been closed until further notice. So much for payback!! God, it's good to be ROWDY QUEEN!! And now Lori Padelford, here's the answer to your question kid as to how to nab that man after 9 years of shakin'.. go pee in a sink, wash your feet in a men's urinal and whatever you do, "don't cook" for some reason men find this just irresistable and will marry you in a heartbeat (go figure men). One last note~bring your donated canned goods to VFW on Sunday. We just found out that this is a monthly drive that never ends..and us ROWDYS have nothing but canned goods. It's a walk in the park for us. See you all this weeked..CAR SHOW...BBQ...VFW... Marsha, looks like we eat again!!!!
Judy Wudy Chicken Fanny Blomsterberg
Name: Gary Lents () on Thursday, May 18, 2000 at 10:52:08
City and State: Vista
Message: JB, Good point about the starting time for the BBQ...Steve Tambo & I are going to be early, hope some others are too! We'll probably be up there around 4:30???? Hope you car show folks aren't too burned out. Also, anyone wanting to help out should contact Connie at firstname.lastname@example.org This is a first...I am leaving my hockey team in someone else's hands for the final two games of a big tourney (vs. New York) to represent San Diego at this function. Address for Heritage Park is 14361 Yale Ave, Irvine, CA 92604
I heard from John Fernandes sister, Suzan, and she said she's bringing John, and Beverly Manning; a couple of missing Cougs are surfacing...Yeah, Baby!
Name: Tim Hood () on Thursday, May 18, 2000 at 10:30:21
City and State: Eugene, Oregon
Message: I guess it is time I logged on to this crazy site. Congratulations brother Butch and Marsha. From what I can see, you are a very lucky guy. Good job! I'm not so sure I can say that about Marsha though. Hi Kell, I love you. See you memorial day weekend at Ma's. Hi Petey, I'm too close to you to be a stranger, but us Oregon coug's have seemed to spread out all over this beautiful state. Except for Ando, he's still at Lloyd's Cafe. Gary, hit Bart upside the head for me next time you see him. Well, I must go try to teach a bunch of insane 6th graders math. What fun!
Name: kelley () on Thursday, May 18, 2000 at 10:14:21
City and State: coos bay,ore by the ocean
Message: Petey, believe it takes more than marriage to make a Rowdy, Queen Rowdy (Judy) gave me the insite into rowdyism, it ain't pretty, but Judy let me tell you Lisa Dulin and I did are darnest At Glen Ivy hot springs. Moon shine over Ramona, the sinks were clean, so are our feet. A little code, but Judy will understand, as will all true Rowdies. Peace . Mary Valdez things are looking mighty grim, you better check in. I must say one thing about the weddings, Marsha, you look marvelous.
So what are you sayin Kelley, my partner in the Cougartown Coffee Booth at the HHS carshow is chopped liver?? Look at the long flowing hair and tell me that. That's OK Judy, I still love you madly.
Name: Petey Smith () on Thursday, May 18, 2000 at 08:28:43
City and State: Beaver State
Message: Great job John on Little Mary's wanted poster. Do you think we should offer a reward?? It might help locate her faster, Gill too!
Mary, Where Are You !!!!
Name: Kathy Frankforter () on Thursday, May 18, 2000 at 07:45:40
Maiden: Tom's Wife
City and State: Redondo Beach
Message: Lori Padelford, let me re-phrase my comment. I find now that the same people who were, shall we say, "Stuck-Up" in high school are still the same way today. I post every once in a blue moon over on Classmates and, those same people are still the same after all these years. It comes across in their posts! Different breed than the HHS Alumni. I sense a lot of connection here and closeness and, I wish the "Warriors" were like that. A few times I tried using my zany sense of humor over there and they just did not get it. I was snubbed And they wonder why they can't get a reunion together over there. Boy! I can set them straight My Class of 1971 did not have a 25 yr reunion and I don't believe they are organizing a 30 yr. Just don't seem to be interested. They all need swift kicks in the behind and a few reality checks. I did not mean to imply everyone who went to West was stuck-up.. Oh my God, that would mean, I was stuck-up too...Yuck!
Gather up the Warriors and send them over here. We'll slap their funny bone silly. I notice the same thing as I have gone to my class reunions over the years. People change on the outside, but are the same as in High School on the inside. Thanks Kathy......
Name: Gary Lents () on Thursday, May 18, 2000 at 01:26:19
Message: Hey....that's Steve in the pic, not Phil
Name: Lori Padelford () on Wednesday, May 17, 2000 at 23:47:05
City and State: Garden Grove, CA
Message: CONGRATULATIONS!!! Here's wishing the newlyweds much love and happiness always. Quick question, what do I have to give Mario to get us hitched after almost nine years of shackin'? I think at the car show or picnic the c-town guys need to take him aside and give him a little talkin to. Whadda ya think John???? Kathy Frankforter, I went to HHS for my first two years of high school and then my parents moved and I had to go to West High the last two. I wasn't stuck up then or now. But I do understand that there were lots of people who were. What kept me grounded was only taking 4 classes at West so I was gone by 12:00 and then jumping in my car and going to HHS to visit with all my friends. Everyday, rain or shine I would go. I missed HHS so much thats why I am such a true Cougar and not a Warrior. King John, saw your input about why the picnic is so late and I have been wondering that myself. That only leaves about 2 hours for a good rowdy party.
Lori, If you haven't given Mario "all there is to give" in 9 years of shackin', then I don't know what we c-town guys could possibly add unless maybe we could bring a shotgun.
I can't get an answer on the BBQ from anyone. Are we supposed to show up at 6pm, or is that when we eat? Gary, I think this is really your party isn't it? Can you give us an answer please?