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another 60's classic...... Dylan
Name: Keith D. Jones () on Tuesday, June 5, 2001 at 23:13:29
City and State: Honolulu
Message: Anyone going to Maui,I stayed at the Kihei Resort one time too. Good place. I kind of like the the fufu stuff so, I really like staying at the Grand Wailea or Kea Lani depending if I'm by myself or not. My kids really like the Wailea cause of the pool area. Depends on what side of the island you want to hang out at. Kihei is really nice cause it is between Lahaina and Kahalui and upcountry. Can't remember the name but there is a fish place on the main road that has the best beer batered fish and chips anywhere in the world and is the first stop I go to before even checking in to the hotel. Ka'anapali is nice too. The Ka'anapali Beach Hotel is very homey. If you really like people (where they hang out) then hang in Lahaina. I stayed at the Royal Lahaina Resort which isn't too bad. I call Maui the "blond island" cause that is where all the tourist go and it seems there are so many blond people there. Got to share this. It was nice early today so I decided to go see my friend who has a fishery here and sells to the stores and restaurants. Haven't seen the guy in years but he remembered me right away. He still remembered what I always ordered from him. He got me 2 pounds of Ahi he had just got this morning. He fillet it and it was the most perfect hunk of fish you've ever seen. It was from the belly and was sashimi quality. So we're talking about $18 a pound. Anyway he gave it to me free. Now that's a friend. So I gave him some MetRx protein powder. I am the exclusive distributor for MetRx and Worldwide Sport Nutrition here in Hawaii now. SO we traded and talked and now I'm hyped. Bring it home and through it on the "barbie" by the pool. After about I'd say about 45 minutes or so it was awesome. Perfect in every way. No it's back inside to make my famous Super Fresh Ahi Tuna Salad for sandwiches. Mix some pepper, Hawaiian sea salt (crushed), relish, just a little Kona honey mustard, Best Foods mayo, roasted sesame seeds, and a pinch of paprika in a nice koa mixing bowl.
Name: Kathy Stonebraker () on Tuesday, June 5, 2001 at 22:33:40
City and State: Anaheim, CA
Message: OK..OK...At the special, and many, requests of Sue and Mike, we finally signed up for Prom Nite tickets. Hope it's not to late!! Judy, let me know if you need any help. Looking forward to a great all nighter!!
There you go Mike.... Little Stevie Stonebraker can come to the Prom. Thanks you two, as we'll look forward to seeing you on August 18th. Lots of 70's people signing up now.
Name: Sharon MacDonald () on Tuesday, June 5, 2001 at 21:39:21
City and State: Burlington, WI
Message: In Maui we stayed at the Maui Seaside Hotel and found it to be a friendly, family oriented hotel with a nice pool. Best place we stayed was the Kauai Sands in Kapaa. These hotels are part of a chain that is Hawaiian owned. I personally like Keith's idea - any excuse to go to Hawaii, but Honolulu gets old real quick. Kauai is my idea of paradise.
Name: Lanny Harris () on Tuesday, June 5, 2001 at 21:21:47
City and State: Salt Lake City, Ut
Message: When I was pretty young my grandmother would take me to Sears and Roebuck's with her to shop. The best thing there was/were the escalators. So while she shopped I was kept busy riding up and down those mechanical wonders. After, we would walk across the street where my mom worked in the hamburger stand and get something to eat. She also worked at the stand on the SW corner of Hawthorne and Imperial. Great memories of the Ferris wheel etc. One night in 1961 we were standing around waiting for our pizza at the Pizza Show and this blonde girl decided to run back across the street to the center parking area and didn't see the curb (she didn't want to wear her glasses) and fell flat on her face. I felt so soory for her. She was OK. Does anyone remember that? Lanny
I remember both the stands; one in Inglewood, and the Pastrami stand on Hawthorne Bl. I don't remember anyone tripping on the curb though.
Name: John Baker () on Tuesday, June 5, 2001 at 20:53:14
City and State: Lomita, CA
Message:This just in.... Retiring as of June 22, 2001
Barbara Sasashima Takumi
Richard Allen Sr.
Dr. Harvey Hoyo
Good luck to you all, God bless you, please stay in touch through this website, and most of all thank you for the teaching, mentoring, and nurturing of our future leaders.
Name: Walter Holt () on Tuesday, June 5, 2001 at 20:27:00
City and State: Mission Viejo, CA
Message: Thanks John...But I've already been through their recorded message system with that phone number, with no information & no call back.
Well obviously someone got through from your class. The class of 66 reunion is listed on their website. Sharon Moore, any answers??
Name: Judy DeGrazia-Blomsterberg () on Tuesday, June 5, 2001 at 20:22:53
City and State: Torrance, CA
Message: Dennis Campbell (Shelly).. to a really, really "neat" guy. Happy Birthday to you because we had such a "neat" time..at your "neat" house. To me, you'll always be as "neat" as you are today... because it's just "neat" to be "neat"..(Sorry Marsha-it just slipped out of me) And now.. a "neat" update for PROM NIGHT.. Here we go with more tickets sold today.. RALF STIER '70 coming from right here in El Segundo--- & DAVID MONTOYA '66 again from right here in Hawthorne.. HOW 'NEAT'!! I have so many kids checking in from the 60's that I might have to put "Ripple / Thunderbird or Gordo Red" on the wine list..(where is that Gordon Bell anyway? For the 70's people, a little "Boones Farm /Annie Greensprings /Tirolia /Spanada." (and they say I have no class) Now, I'm going back out to the mailbox..and patiently wait for your money.. don't come crying to me when the tickets sell out.. Aug 18th is just a little over 8 weeks away. Time to start hunting for that prom dress gals.. I'll be trying out teased hairdos for the next week or so... everything has to be just "neat."
P.S. Howie and I recommend the Kihei Beach Resort to anyone going to Maui. Just don't mention the ROWDY name there..
Gee, that's really really NEAT Judy, thanks......
Name: EL ROJO () on Tuesday, June 5, 2001 at 20:17:42
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: Millie () on Tuesday, June 5, 2001 at 20:09:58
Class: have that
City and State: Paso Robles, CA
Message: I'm coming to the party late, about bumper stickers. But the best one I've ever read was, "Does a half-hour of begging, constitute foreplay." That was an all time topper to me!! But, again, very thought provoking, and 'smile evoking.' And, it was on a car up here in beautiful Central Coast area of CA!!
Very funny, and yes it DOES. Thanks Millie...
Name: Delia Garza () on Tuesday, June 5, 2001 at 20:06:07
City and State: Huntington Beach, CA
Message: I just learned a painful lesson... never tap the power button of your computer with your foot while you are in the middle of posting to feedback. GRRRRR.
Wow! 400 pages!!! I can't believe I have been here since page 1 ! This site just keeps getting better and better. Thanks John!
I just wanted to post a reply to Nadine Eligon and also let all c/o 86ers know that we will be having a 16 yr reunion sometime next summer instead of a 15 this year. I will post info as I receive it so that we all have plenty of time to make travel plans.. buy the perfect dress... diet our butts off.... Make sure your email address is up to date here at cougartown too. If you have moved and need to update your address for the reunion committee you can email me and I will forward it for you.
Hope all is well with everyone!
All right, another reunion in the works, and plenty of time to plan for it too. Also a good time to remind all Cougs to make sure your email addresses are up to date. If you forget to update your email address, no one can contact you. Also, if you know someone whose email address is outdated, please remind them to update.
Name: Walter Holt () on Tuesday, June 5, 2001 at 17:48:49
City and State: Mission Viejo,CA
Message: Yo Cougars...Top of the day to all.. Kathy Frankforter That eeeewwwwwwww is sounding vaguely familiar... Could it be the mystery of the Ding Dong sisters being solved?????? Dennis Campbell Could Sandy Sokol be of the 137th St Sokol’s ????? Karen Hare , alas one cannot register online with Golden State Reunions (not one of my fav companies right now) One can only print out their registration form and send it off with your credit card information Carte Blanche without knowing what you will be charged for, since there is no mention anywhere on their site as to costs. (I sent it without my C/C card info- no response- Emailed several times-no response) Sniffles aka Sloey I’m looking forward to finally receiving a notice on our upcoming reunion- Thanks. So If any of my fellow classmates are having the same problem please email Sloey at Sloeylaw@msn.com . He is Quick to respond. Ok didn’t mean to vent but I am really questioning how many of my fellow 66er’s are not getting the information.
Walter, There's a phone number on the site (760-433-4558). Maybe you can call and see what's up. It's getting closer than you think 66ers so don't wait too long.
Name: SANDRA () on Tuesday, June 5, 2001 at 17:13:45
E-Mail: THOMP 1942@AOL.COM
Message: LOOKING FOR JERRY CROSS CLASS 1960
Name: Melinda Farrow () on Tuesday, June 5, 2001 at 15:16:22
City and State: Redondo Beach, Ca
Message: Keith Jones~ Hey Keith I'm totally for the reunion in Hawaii, I'm trying to book a trip now for Maui but have no idea where I should stay? any help out there or travelers that have been there. But I would definitely go to Honolulu again next year, so keep me in mind...Linda
Hi Melinda, Contact Judy and Jan (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Dennis Campbell (Campbell901@cs.com) for information on staying at the Kihei Beach Resort or go here. We all stayed there last year and have nothing but great things to say about the place. Good Luck
Name: Karen () on Tuesday, June 5, 2001 at 14:03:16
City and State: Anaheim, Ca
Message: For those of you who did not receive anything about the C/O 66 reunion, you can go to Golden State Reunions, register, and make your payment online. Lets make this a reunion to remember....Karen
Come on 66ers, Time is getting short for this one.
Name: Dick Dixon () on Tuesday, June 5, 2001 at 12:40:53
City and State: La Verne, Ca
Message: John Baker for Mayor...best candidate for the people...thanks for the 400 pages and growing of thrills, LOL and providing the ability to say hi to those who have crossed our minds over the years but had no way of contacting them. I'm sure I speak for many. Also thanks to Jan Dorris Brown for the great e-mail. Note my current e-mail address. Looking forward to Sat. @ Pinks, put let Judywudy know I'm down to only choc. malts now, zero dogs. Looking forward to another 400. Hear Gary Nelson is sporting a new vette in the badlands somewhere east of Sacramento...good for him and highway 80. From knowing Gary and his cars, this one should be hot. All CT'ers, just do PINKS Saturday night. Hope to see John Rout at Pinks. Been way too long.
Name: Sharon Branigan () on Tuesday, June 5, 2001 at 12:00:42
Message: Let's see, Ida and Tilly go to Hawaii every May anyway... we can all bring sleeping bags and sack out on Keiths living room floor... and of course Robin will be entering the bodybuilding contest, wearing MY buns...
Name: YAMMA LAMMA () on Tuesday, June 5, 2001 at 11:48:50
Maiden: DING DONG
Message: Didn't want to waste precious room on page 400 so didn't sing my usual song. Do want to say, John Boy, things seem to be getting pretty "cheeky" on CT. Is this an "X" rated website? PROM NITE 2001 will be here before you know it! GIT YUR TICKETS, cuz no tickies, no washy!
No, this is a "U" rated website, for, as Mike Backus put it, UUUHHHH-GLEEEEE!!! I'm not sure, but is that the "Sea of Tranquility" I see in the lower left cheek there?
Name: Dennis Campbell () on Tuesday, June 5, 2001 at 11:14:36
City and State: Mission Viejo, Ca
Message: Good morning to all you old people out there that showed up to that surprise party Saturday night for that good old boy called Mammal or as some would say the neatest person in the world.
“O” Thank you Marsha Hood & Sandy Sokol. Yes Robin, as luck would have it 40 some years later you did marry my best neatest friend from the past. And who would have ever guessed you wrote that in my yearbook in 1960 “O” WOW!!
Paco, you da man!.. Sharon you and I need to have a heart to heart some day OK, love ya…
Jeff & Jennifer & Eileen, I’ll speak to you guys later and thanks for all your help. I’m sure without you this would not have taken place, right? Eileen driving me around south Orange County for 5hrs gees…
Sherry & Doug thanks for the wonderful toy I can’t find any more quarters laying around the house… Franz & Rosalie real big surprise. Rosalie I don’t know how you did it but you did it. You got the old couch potato off his _ _ _ and made it, we all love you guy’s thanks…
Miss Norris kiss-kiss back to ya.
The Noodleman’s Jan & Judy you’re the best, ya hear. I kind of like my new nickname Shelly…
Danny Kringel sir we could have done without your poem. I’m not too sure what you were saying if you get my drift when it came to Sue M who is telephone pole Tim anyway? Oh well.
Terry & Judy thanks for coming I didn’t get to ride in you’re Vette as you left to soon; maybe next time OK…
John & Janet …we’ve all been wondering do you think we need to make out travel plans to Maui for next May? You know we’re all getting close to retirement age and are on fixed incomes so we need to plan ahead. …John yes we make a hell of a mean pool playing team right! You know when I said take him out well next time you’ll know what mean, I’m sure Dan and Danny will get over it…Robin just couldn’t hold up under all that pressure, as you and I kicked some major Bahamonde butt Saturday night the boys want a rematch. What do you think?.. Love to all!
Hey Dennis, Janet and I had a fun time, as always, with you and the rest of the Zanys. Tell Dan and Danny, "Anytime, Anywhere". OH and tell them to bring their wallets next time.
Dan, You didn't REALLY go to Leuzinger, did you?
Name: Kathy Frankforter () on Tuesday, June 5, 2001 at 10:11:16
Maiden: Tom's Wife
City and State: Redondo Beach, CA
Message: Eeeeewwwwwwwwww. Mr. Baker, have you been hiding in my home with a digital camera? My butt is on this page.
If you will look closely at my derrier you will see a nice mosaic so, it truly is a work of art.
Now, look closely-
Hey Kathy, I actually thought it looked better from about 200 yards.
Name: Janet () on Tuesday, June 5, 2001 at 00:09:48
City and State: Mission Viejo, Ca
Message: John and Robin.....that's disgusting! Just goes to show how you guys can take one simple, clean little senior's birthday party and turn it into a real slut fest!! (However, since most of us ladies need glasses now, in the dark we can't tell the difference....just wish there hadn't been so many candles on that cake to light the place up! YIKES!) Oh yeah, John I did vote for you.
OH BOY, I just knew it I KNEW YOU DID!! Thanks Sweety, I feel much better now. I know Marsha voted for Paco and Judy voted for Rocky and Janny voted for himself and......
Name: Lanny Harris () on Monday, June 4, 2001 at 22:32:03
City and State: Salt Lake City, Ut
Message: Well, it was 1956. Danny Kieffer and I used to ride our bikes out to the old airport and mess around. One time we found a whole bunch of quarter size slugs on the ground. We picked some up and rode back home. We went straight over to Feltons market and went into the phone booth, put one in the phone and called my house. OS6-9852 It worked! I called Gene Gutierrez, and Bob Fox. Danny called his house. since we didn't have anyone to call we just gave them to my Grandmother who was always on the lookout for a good deal. I remember the Trott sisters across the street. They were really cute but I was way too shy to strike up a conversation with them. I remember their dad coming home everynight in his old truck and always seemed to be happy. When I was 16 and started driving, Gene Gutierrez and I would see these boys on bicycles over at the Troots and chuckle because we were so much older i.e. 2 years. Another time I was on the back of Danny's bike while he was peddleing us up Hawthorne Blvd. heading South between El Segundo and the Bank of America. I had my sling shot with me and I saw a large box van heading north on the other side of the street. so I took careful aim and misjudged his speed and my rock hit a large plate glass window in a store on the east side. Danny took off like a bullet and we never looked back. I felt pretty bad about that but not bad enough to 'fess up. Lanny
Is Lanny the 60's version of Keith D Jones??
Name: Keith D. Jones () on Monday, June 4, 2001 at 22:01:20
City and State: Honolulu, HI
Message: I remember taking a test one day and didn't know the answers so the teacher said look at your neighbors answer they're always right. He said that cheating is better than not doing it at all. He was right except the guy next to me got the answer wrong too. Happy 400 CT. Everyone in CT lets plan a reunion here in Hawaii for next Memorial Day Weekend. I have the Newly designed Hawaii Convention Center reserved for a National Bodybuilding show and World Powerlifting show. I am working with my sponsors now. May is about the cheapest month (airfare wise) to get here from LA and I will be getting the hotels, rent-a-cars and alot of restaurants at good discounts. It would be a great time to come to Hawaii. We could use one of the side rooms or something for the reunion. Come on lets spread some aloha. Anyway, if interested lets see some feedback and I can get on it from here. Aloha Nui Loa Keith
A teacher said CHEATING was BETTER than not doing it at all? Hmmmmmmmm
Name: Robert(Bobby)Fitzgerald () on Monday, June 4, 2001 at 20:39:32
City and State: Santa Ana, Ca.
Message: Hey, Dennis and John, I just figured out how to raise money for CT, And keep it going strong, everybody that is and has enjoyed the site these past years (pay the $10.00 membership) that would solve alot of our problem, after all it is for all of us that John has done this. Thanks John!!! Go Cougs. P.S. Tape is finally on the way.
Hey Bob, thanks for the plug. I can't wait to see the tape and glad you're still out there. Hope to see you on Prom Night.
Name: Paco () on Monday, June 4, 2001 at 20:17:38
Message: Judy, you voted for me right? Remember the old "Oh I thought you were my husband" bun tweaking saturday night. My buns are bruised, not my pride.
You guys are terrible. That's the last time you'll see this Coug in Sharkskin Speedos boy, I don't care how much Janet begs me to enter. I feel so USED!!! You ahhh, did vote for me right Janet??
Name: EL/ IDA () on Monday, June 4, 2001 at 19:54:34
Maiden: YOU KNOW
City and State: WORKINGINTHECOALMINE
Message: John it can't be true. Page 400!!!!!?????? WOW!!!!! I gotta be there. And here we are! We love you guys. More later. By the way I want to be the only COUG on all the hundreds. Or, are there more? But only by the Grace of the Kingy can I make this statement. Bake Man you've done good....real good! Hope all is well with you COUGS. MAY THE COUGAR BE WITH YOU! JAKE N JUDE.
Hey EL, Good to hear from you two. Come on back for Prom Night and we'll do it all over again. Be a Coug Boy....
Name: JIM SLOEY () on Monday, June 4, 2001 at 18:50:10
City and State: rb, ca
Message: Email address? I don't want no stinking email address. I need a real live address so I can mail Walter the application or whatever it is. So he can go to the reunion, I don't want no stinking email address. COUGARTOWN.COM is looking good huh Robin?
OOOOHHHH!!! That address. Do they still use those?
Name: Judy DeGrazia-Blomsterberg () on Monday, June 4, 2001 at 18:12:06
City and State: Torrance, CA
Message: John Boy..Just when I was ready to put my Prom Night calculator away and take a nap...here comes some more great surprises for PROM NIGHT. SANDY SNYDER WHEELER '62 traveling from Las Vegas, NV. (another St. Joe's gal, so I have to crack open another box of glow in the dark rosaries) & LARRY SNYDER '66 - and for all of you that didn't think it could happen, we have our first "baby" ERIC CUIPER 2000. How's that for spanning 5 decades. I guess I'll be forced to include a Mosh Pit & a body piercing booth for the youngters.. (now, I have to find out what "IS" a mosh pit) HEEELLLP!!!! Hey Dickie Dixon.. see you Sat. night for a dog contest. So far, John Baker holds the record..but I've heard he's back on his diet. The crown is now open for grabs.
Yes, welcome to all the new Prom Night attendees. We still have tickets Cougs, so get them before they're all gone.
Hope to see tons of Cougs at Pinks on Saturday night. It's always fun to get together and swap tales of HHS past.......we'll see you there around 7pm.