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another 60's classic...... Dylan
Name: EL ROJO () on Tuesday, June 4, 2001 at 18:04:42
Maiden: YOU KNOW
City and State: IN AWE, IDYHO
Message: Sandy Hickey, I know the whereabouts of Mr. Cross. State your purpose on a private e-mail and I will be glad to turn your head in the right direction. It's email@example.com . We know your name, give us some info. Were old and can't get up but would like to know you purpose. Dennis "The Mammal" Campbell, I put out the challenge to John B that I would kick his buns in any "pool" game. He retorted that he had beaten me in 1964, and my response should have been, "John I was in Spokane WA. in 1964". I think you're still dreaming about those wino derelicts that you claimed the crown from, according to the (heh, heh) trophys. Anyway Mammal and Big John, Kingy Guy... why don't you come "up here" and play your silly games. Last but certainly not least, DONNA BECKWITH, we enjoyed talking to you and yours, so much. It was a real Cougar kick in the buns to meet my first real "love" again (sorry Sandie this was 6th grade). Sloey...does Steve Andersen know how to talk? I know he can spell. All those degree's and such...but damn I could hit his fastball. Just tell him to poke a few keys and say hi! We love you COUGS. JAKE N JUDE! MAY THE COUGAR BE WITH YOU!
You know, all that week you were here and never ONCE mentioned how you were going to "Kick My Buns In Any Pool Game." You spent a couple of nights right here under my roof, actually sleeping but a wall away from my trophies........all was silent. NOW you're a couple of thousand miles away and all of a sudden you've become Willie Hoppe.
Sandy Hickey, I went to Hawthorne Christian with a Carol Ann Hickey; any relation?
Name: JIM SLOEY () on Monday, June 4, 2001 at 17:57:32
E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org (really it is)
City and State: rb
Message: Walter email me your address. Anyone else, class of 66, need a new application, I'll get it out by friday, the email is correct above[without the the really it is]. John, John John, you have sank to an all time low of disgusting feedback responses. First if you mess with Robin, Realcougartown.com could get a foothold again, and second that picture is, well just take it down please. GEEZZZZZZZOOOOOO
First of all, Walter's email address is on the Alumni List (typical lawyer.....too much trouble to look it up)
Secondly, the judges for the "Tight Buns" contest wanted me to post Robin's derriere as an example to the younger Cougs. This shows what happens to the glutes went you're pushing 60, and overwork them by running on the beach every day. Thanks for allowing us to post the picture Robin. You are a giver.
Name: Tippy () on Monday, June 4, 2001 at 15:35:48
City and State: Redondo
Message: Congrats John on 400 pages of feedback, close to 4,000 alumni, 4 years of Cougartown but most of all thanks 4 the memories...(standing ovation Cougars)...A lot of work for a handful of of 4s but its hardly gone unnoticed...Also thanks to the Campbell girls for a super B-Day gig! We got the mammal big time and again because of CT..Later Cougs :o)
Thanks Robin, but we're not through yet. Lots more fun and surprises down the Ctown path so y'all stick around.
Yes, Dennis "Mammal" Campbell's surprise party came off without a hitch. Lotsa fun, thanks to Eileen and Jennifer; his wife and daughter. Great food, drinks and friendship too. I'm not sure I agreed with the vote on Robin winning the mens tightest buns contest but I guess I'll have to go along with the decision.
Janet, you voted for me didn't you??
Name: Twitch () on Monday, June 4, 2001 at 13:39:33
City and State: Whittier CA
Message: To Raymond Smith. I love the story so far. But I think a better one would be about the time you dressed as Frankenfurter for Halloween. How about that one and a picture if some one has it. I think it was in the 80 or 81 yearbook.
Name: Mike Backus () on Monday, June 4, 2001 at 13:05:56
Message: Awrite Mr. Baker (aka the OTHER Mom B.), you've had the weekend to think about it. Tell us how a PROFESSIONAL cheats on tests and gets away with it! I admit that we were terrible at it. I even got my tail chewed by a teacher for NOT cheating on a test once! (It's true. How sad is that?) So stand forth and deliver. They can't flunk you now.
Mike, if I told you how I did it, I'd have to kill you. Actually I do have a cheating story. In Auto Shop, my Junior year, our teacher was Ron Halladay, the Cee Football coach. He was a great guy and I think he took the "babysitting" auto shop class just so he would have an extra 7 dollars on his check every week. Anyway, we'd have a test every Monday, but on Friday he would pass out the answers to the test, ie. 1)rear view mirror; 2)lefty loosy righy tighty; 3)lug nut; 4)white wall tires; etc.
All we had to do was memorize the test and we get an "A". Well my best friend who shall remain nameless......OK, it was Mike Shay. He didn't have time to memorize the answers as he was too busy hangin' with the 22 year olds at Frosties, so he just took the answer sheet to class on Monday and started copying them onto the test paper. It took Coach Ron about 2 seconds to catch him cheating and that was it. I think it was Thursdays that we got to watch past Indianapolis races for the whole hour in Auto Shop. Well, Cheater Mike got to spend the rest of the year in the Library on Indy day.
Nice goin' Mike. Today Mike Shay is Vice President of one of the oldest and largest Die Casting firms in SoCal. In 1961 however, he was just another pimply faced 4-4 plan Senior who couldn't wait to get to Frosties and hang out with the older guys.
Name: Jim Peppers () on Monday, June 4, 2001 at 12:42:31
City and State: Athens, Greece
Message: Hey Paco and others,
Thanks for the pics. It was great to see Barbara Norris again. Hey Barb, send an e-mail sometime. I talked to your daughter when I was in town in April. Beautiful and intelligent! I might be in town again in July. I would love to see you. Sherry, it was nice to see your pictures, too. If Barbara doesn't read the feedback, get in touch with her for me, okay! I hope I get to see some more cougars in July. Have a nice one till then.
Name: Dick Dixon () on Monday, June 4, 2001 at 11:40:43
City and State: LaVerne, CA
Message: Looking forward to Saturday night @ Pink's for the HHS run what-ya brung cruize night. This will be my first one and feeling lucky with my travel schedule so ajar. I'm sure there will be some faces of the past, cars and the HHS'er stars like Rich Sloan and his hot Chev...etc. JB and Judywudy what a pleasure to finally see ya after all these years...Wish the likes of Les Johnson, Gary Nelson and others could be there for this June bash. Plan to bring my old '65 ride...should only take 3 or 4 stops for fuel along the way...and it isn't 28 cents a gal. anymore as we all know. See ya there.
See you there Dick.
Name: JIM SLOEY () on Monday, June 4, 2001 at 11:33:04
Message: hurry! DON'T BE LEFT OUT! AUGUST 17 CLASS OF 66 REUNION! The tickets for the class of 66 reunion are going faster than we expected. So this is your heads up, get your tickets today cause we can't guarantee tomorrow. And yes Morris Lipson has responded and I believe he's still as funny as he was when we were in high school. If you lost your notice, email me at email@example.com, I shall get a new one to you. 35 years! But we all got old together!!!
The Class of 1966 Reunion is on August 17th, the night before Prom Night at the Manhattan Marriott.
Name: Judy DeGrazia-Blomsterberg () on Monday, June 4, 2001 at 09:56:28
Maiden: JUNE 1... didyougetyourdepostbalancepaidyet??
City and State: Torrance, CA
Message: Aug 18th is coming!! - PROM NITE UPDATE: More tickets sold this weekend.. JUDY McLEAN-(not an alumni but a Cougartown lover & ex-St. Joe's gal) had her ticket bought as a surprise gift by a real nice guy "Surprise Judy" You've got your date and you've got your ticket! See you there. Then I have MICHAEL BACKUS '74 coming from Eugene, Oregon - MARY OMEY '64 (here come the Omey clan-we already have Russ, Joy & Barbara) CHRISTINE BELL '66 and MIKE ANGLE '65 from Oregon..- & BILLIE McNABB '63. And now, back to picking the menu and songs to be played.. (can ya give me a song here Sid?--How about something old, like Chantilly Lace by the Big Bopper. Don't forget that the Prom Night ticket balance is now due..and I'm sitting by the mailbox. SHOW ME THE MONEY!!
Judy D.. On a quest.
Name: Raymond Smith () on Friday, June 1, 2001 at 16:53:02
City and State: Portland,Oregon
Message: ok, I thought I put in my 70's story.. It was spring one year back in 1975 and my bud Mike and I were thinking of things to do and we came up with an idea of egg bombing a friend's house. Being late and all we decided to meet like military fashion at o600 hours behind the church's sign on Doty and 118th street. Next morning I get up quietly not to arouse the enemy in the household and get some breakfast. The sun was barely over the horizon and upon checking my clock it was time to head on out. I put on my camo jacket with staff sergeant stripes and filled my pockets with eggernades. Getting the needed transportation I had to stealthily move about without sounding the alarm. Being ever so watchful for any enemy friends or foe activities I reach my destination. It was 0555..am. Waiting and watching for any sign of foul play behind the sign requires knowledge as to not to alert the enemy's neighbors.......then......the clock was ticking.......
Boy, can't wait to hear how this one comes out......have a fun weekend Cougs and be careful out there; someone might be stalking you with a pocketful of grade AA large.
Name: Lanny () on Friday, June 1, 2001 at 16:41:02
City and State: SLC, UT
Message: Hey John, How do you come up with all those cool visuals for us? When I saw SW&C Willys and TI's four engine Buick dragster in my last post it was like a dream come true. I'm totally impressed!!! To DEANO, who wrote "the 40 is still around. robin's bro danny has it and i remember working on it alot." I would be very interested in the history of the coupe since Robin Petty bought it back in '62. I would have e-mailed you direct but you didn't include your address. Wayne Brasheres(?) and I used to cruise up to the A&W in his '59 Chevy that had hydraulic lifts installed in it. He would approach the driveway while the car was dropped to about an inch from the street then flip a switch and raise the front end way up in the air as we entered then the rear would go up, pull in and drop it down to 1" above the pavement i.e. REAL LOW. This was quite the spectacle in those days. Then I remember backing into the very same stalls that John has a picture of in the "Last day of the A&W" photo. Thanks again John for this web page. Lanny
You're welcome Lanny. I remember Wayne, but I think it was from Hawthorne Christian.
Name: Mike Backus () on Friday, June 1, 2001 at 16:19:38
Message: Cougar Capers & Con Jobs, Part II: A lot of the students that my friend handed copies of the midterm out to were football players that were in an earlier class period than mine. I think that he was trying to impress them with what a big inside operator he was. I was also offered a copy of the test but declined due to a fear of cheating that had been hardwired into my brain. Both of my parents were teachers and they had me convinced that cheating would result in spontaneous human combustion. So feeling somewhat foolish and parent whipped, I studied for my German III midterm. The day of the test I arrived at school. My buddy comes running up, wide eyed and out of breath. "Grahamer is on to us! Someone I didn't give the test to squealed and Grahamer changed the test! It's REALLY hard! All of the football players got 'D's and 'F's! They're threatening to kill me!" When I walked into class Mr. Grahamer was eyeing me with a steely, narrow eyed look that I had never seen on him before. Obviously I had been tainted by my association with his TA. I took the test and when the student correcting my test reported a score of B+, he rechecked it himself, suspecting more conspiracy. My grade stood and I was exonerated. My friend escaped death by football squad, but received a D- for the semester as TA. ** Have a great weekend, Cougs!
Name: Paco () on Friday, June 1, 2001 at 14:47:11
Message: Gomez and Kell(Surfbabe), I had two empty beach chairs just waiting for ya....In Cabo they don't stay empty long!
Name: Mom B () on Friday, June 1, 2001 at 13:03:25
City and State: Thousand Oaks, CA
Message: Konnie, honest to God, I did not type 70. John just doesn't know how proud you are to be 60, advertising it to one and all! Of course, if every 60 year old looked like you , they would advertise it too.
Name: JIM SLOEY () on Friday, June 1, 2001 at 12:40:11
City and State: rb, ca
Message: The tickets for the class of 66 reunion are going faster than we expected. So this is your heads up, get your tickets today cause we can't guarantee tomorrow. And yes Morris Lipson has responded and I believe he's still as funny as he was when we were in high school. If you lost your notice, email me at firstname.lastname@example.org, I shall get a new one to you. 35 years! But we all got old together!!!
The Class of 66 Reunion is August 17th, the night BEFORE Prom Night. Some are confusing the two events. Please email Jim Sloey if you are inquiring about the Class of 66 Reunion and Judy DeGrazia Blomsterberg (email@example.com) for questions about Prom Night.
DO NOT MISS YOUR REUNIONS!!
Name: Les Vlieger () on Friday, June 1, 2001 at 12:03:38
City and State: Redondo Beach, CA
Message: Gary Catallo turned me on to this site. Kind of fun going back to "another life". I'm trying to locate the Davidsons, Denis Laven, Frank Martinez, Mike Winters. Would appreciate any input. Thanks, :o)
Name: Mike Backus () on Friday, June 1, 2001 at 11:52:14
City and State: Eugene, OR
Message: Cougar Capers & Con Jobs, Part I: My junior year ('72 - '73) I was taking German III from Mr. Grahamer. My best friend at the time was well ahead on his credits and was due to graduate early as a junior. As part of his program to get out of HHS early (and on to his six year bachelorate program) he was TA for Mr. Grahamer. This consisted of helping with the grunt work of teaching. Compiling grades, collecting homework, mimeographing test sheets. It was this last task that would prove too tempting for my friend. When midterms rolled around Mr. G asked my buddy to copy off x number of copies of the mid term test for later that week. In a moment of weakness and bad judgment, my buddy copied off x plus one. This extra copy went into his pocket. There are lots of bad ideas that seem like good ideas at the time. Like when I tried to impress the girl that I had adolescent hormone surges for, by launching a "Closet Queen" contest for her and posting campaign posters all over campus. *SIGH* Predictably, she was not impressed. Likewise my friend, in copying off the German III midterm and handing it out to his buddies, was showing really poor judgment. More to come...
Name: deano () on Friday, June 1, 2001 at 11:15:11
City and State: tustin
Message: to lanny , the 40 is still around. robin's bro danny has it and i remember working on it alot. to Larry Drager, mentioned you to my brother (Kenny KARELS) on are fishing weekend and did he come up with some stories about you, Wayne Long & himself. wonder if you would like to respond to clear your name. bumper sticker seen on the back of 18 wheeler (YES AS A MATTER OF FACT I DO OWN THE WHOLE DAMN ROAD).
to judy wudy still working on the other couple to commit to prom nite let you know soon.
Name: RAMMA LAMMA () on Friday, June 1, 2001 at 11:14:34
Maiden: DING DONG
Message: MOM B - for those of us who aint in the know, are you Susan Beirman's mom or who's mom are you? Personally, after thet ther last post to feedback, i wanna adopt you or have you adopt me! Youre a whole buncha fun, girl! Cours you don't look old enuf to be MY mom! HEY Y'ALL know what's comin up in exactly 2 months and 18 days? PROM NITE 2001!!! Eeewwiee! Hold me back boys! An me,my sister an dzlizee got a trio treat for everbody!
Name: Mom B () on Friday, June 1, 2001 at 10:21:52
City and State: Thousand Oak, CA
Message: If I had submitted the feedback that was attributed to me I would have to be pretty dense to believe a joke could be played after advertising the fact. I do believe the original email was sent to my daughter Sue, who probably passed it down to two very good story tellers, Robin Hood and Mike Backus. Will the guilty party please stand up? On another vein, Joe Mailander has a fantastic story about an event that happened on a journalism field trip and Sue has a great date story. I heard both stories at Konnie Krislocks 70th birthday party last weekend in Newport. So many stories untold, unshared....
Konnie Krislock is SEVENTY??!! NO WAY.....
Name: LEEROY FELDERRUSTER () on Friday, June 1, 2001 at 10:17:35
City and State: manhaddem bechs
Message: HOWDY! Whoud yuose calin a SULFNBK.EXE? Dems fitin werds suh!
LEEROY FELDERRUSTER AND BEULAH
Name: Debbie () on Friday, June 1, 2001 at 09:58:49
City and State: Del Aire
Message: Here's a couple of bumper stickers: My kid beat up your honor student & My kid is inmate of the month at County Jail. Talk about changing times?!?!
Name: Laura Porter () on Friday, June 1, 2001 at 09:00:24
City and State: Hemet, CA
Message: Nancy...you started having kids a few years before me BUT my daughter is starting HS in the fall and oddly enough will be going to another HHS (Hemet HS) and their colors are scarlet and gold....Bulldogs though...not Cougars...but it is very strange and brings back all sorts of wonderful memories...especially browsing the catalog for electives, although we never had animal husbandry (FFA, etc)....Hope you all have a great summer!
Name: Dan Johnson () on Friday, June 1, 2001 at 05:24:54
Message: Thai satay is chicken, Thai stick is a whole different kettle of fish.
Name: surfbabe () on Thursday, May 31, 2001 at 23:08:09
Message: Just wanted to be on page 400.....Glad Paco is home I just thought he said that Gomez and I could go....What happened there Paco..You look good on whale back....Gomez Thai Stick is food you fool..what else could it be...Bandonites are so lame going to the beach for wet food, really. I think the hooods should get jobs or do there jobs they have way to much time on the puter. Heading out for the surf Later Dude and Dudettes
Name: Mom B () on Thursday, May 31, 2001 at 22:44:22
Class: a little
City and State: 1000 Oaks
Message:I just thought of a good joke to play. Several of you get together and each submit half a story before a particular weekend or when John is going away for a long weekend and then wait to see what happens... several good stories left hanging.......
Now BEVERLY... Is that nice??!!
Name: Lanny Harris () on Thursday, May 31, 2001 at 22:37:26
City and State: Salt Lake City, Ut
Message: I'm slowly reading the past FEEDBACK. I've noticed that most of the "History" of the early days has been expressed and the topics have changed to current events. Please keep talking about those early days along with your current events. Who remembers Stone, Woods & Cooke? I was at Lions the first time they ran their Willys/Olds. I think the first run was 134mph. Just a trial run. McKewen & Adams, Don Garlits, Tommy Ivo's, was it four Buicks?, Pete Robinson, etc.? Who remembers Alan Hauge's '39 Pontiac? How about Gene Gutierrez' '63 Lincoln that Alan painted a deep black lacquer? Something to think about. Regards Lanny
Name: Judy DeGrazia-Blomsterberg () on Thursday, May 31, 2001 at 22:26:58
Maiden: Deposit balance-due-tomorrow
City and State: Torrance, CA
Message: More names added for the first time for PROM NIGHT. TERRI PERKINS '92 (bout time 90's people) & MARGIE HOUGH '86.. Ahh..fresh blood.. Tomorrow is June 1 and time to pay up your ticket balance.. all future purchases will require full payment. Time is getting close. And now Robin Hood.. what's all the fuss about a 44 DD bra.. I left more than that on the operating table.... (amateurs!)
Name: nancy sargent () on Thursday, May 31, 2001 at 21:47:33
City and State: big bear lake CA
Message: I just need a shoulder to cry on----- my little "baby boy" (he would probably kill me if he knew I said this) just received HIS cap and gown today for Graduation>>>>What a head-trip! It is sooooo strange...because it seems like yesterday I was at my OWN graduation. Anyone out there having the same Deja Vu?
Name: Alan Nelson () on Thursday, May 31, 2001 at 20:51:29
City and State: Parker, Az
Message: Since most of us are children of the '60s and '70s, the best bumper sticker I ever saw was "Warning, I Brake For Hallucinations". And if anyone wants to trade their hot weather for mine, what do I hear for 116?
Now THAT'S Hot!!
Name: Mike Shay () on Thursday, May 31, 2001 at 18:22:04
City and State: Cerritos, CA
Message: How come when I think of Robin and the term "let tippie out" I'm not sure he was talking a dog??
Now THAT'S what I'M talkin' about......
Name: Myrna () on Thursday, May 31, 2001 at 15:57:37
City and State: It'shotterthanh*llhere
Message: Is it really 69 degrees there like the little thermometer in the corner says??? At 8am this morning on crossing guard duty I had to stand behind a power pole and I was still dripping with ...(what is it girls do instead of sweat?) If it is, John Baker, I may really dislike you because ignorance can be bliss! I'd rather think everyone is suffering like we are, and just think, they are talking about rolling blackouts hitting this evening. Hope everyone is having cooler weather than the San Joaquin Valley. (BTW - whoever went to Harris Ranch, you were only 15 minutes away from the "all shook up" town of Coalinga, my home for now.
No, actually it's 71 degrees right here in Lomita. I just got back from the Valley and it's pushing 100 out there. We woulda stopped, but we couldn't stand the smell. Please have someone move that ranch downwind of I-5.