Although we didn't have as many attendees for the 55th that we had for the 50th, I think that everyone still had a good time. I often think about the patterns of our lives. For instance, we used to see our classmates almost daily. Now, at most is it five or ten years (at least for those of us who travel a ways to come). At our age, though, five years goes by in a blink.
Again we had a moment of remembrance for our classmates who are no longer with us. The list which seemed so long five years ago is even longer now. Plans are being made for our next gathering, in two or three years. "God willing, and the creeks don't rise", I hope to see you all then.
-Cascade Bill Mooseker
Date(s): August 26 & 27, 2016. Album by Cascade Bill. 1 - 40 of 40 Total. 313 Visits.
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enlarge 180KB, 1152x701 2 Class of 1961 - 55th Reunion attendees. Note: Click on any photo to enlarge it for a better view
enlarge 189KB, 1152x701 3 Class of 1961 - 55th Reunion attendees (numbered for identification) Click on photo to enlarge to see numbers.
enlarge 91KB, 1024x727 4 List of attendees to 55th Reunion of the TAHS Class of 1961. See numbered class photo for identification.
enlarge 142KB, 775x1024 5 Cover of Reunion Booklet. Kudos to the Reunion Committee. (I photo-shopped the orange color, if you are wondering)
enlarge 128KB, 1024x768 6 Jeff Rhodes, Dick Derman, Butch Miller, Tom Cooper, Bonnie Cooper, and Curt Mills.
enlarge 129KB, 1024x768 7 Tom Cooper, Bonnie Cooper, Fran ??, Curt Mills.
enlarge 135KB, 1024x768 8 Betty (Weaver) Beckwith, Gerry Beckwith, Jim Harpster, Peggy Ann (Calderwood) Harpster.
enlarge 104KB, 1024x768 9 Peggy Ann (Calderwood) Harpster, Bob Sullivan, Charlie Watters.
enlarge 119KB, 1024x768 10 Bob Sullivan, Peggy Joy (Brower) Sullivan.
enlarge 122KB, 1024x768 11 Bob Parks (?), Carole (Skelton) Parks, Sarah Bartlebaugh Houser
enlarge 120KB, 1024x768 12 Sarah Bartlebaugh Houser, Ray Houser
enlarge 113KB, 1024x768 13 Judy (Gault) Swayne, Barb Barlett, Donna Jean (Fisher) Campbell.
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Alma Mater: "Ours is a School to love..." by the Senior Ensemble and Elmer Zimmerman. Fortunately (for the viewer of this video), except for a few "hums" now and then, I did not sing along.
enlarge 109KB, 1152x647 28 Singing the Alma Mater: Vicky, Karen, Mary Jane, Elmer, Pattie, Peggy Joy, Kathleen, and Judy.
enlarge 85KB, 1024x768 29 A few of us can still dance without a walker: Kathleen and friend.
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The Stroll: still going strong after all these years.
enlarge 96KB, 1152x647 31 The Stroll: 1957-2016. Judy, Charlie, and Kathleen.
enlarge 100KB, 1152x647 32 Pat and Charlie: Feel so good Take me by my hand I feel so goo-ooh-ooh-ood Take me by my hand And let's go strolling In wonderland...
enlarge 101KB, 1152x647 33 Charlie, Kathleen, Judy, and Karen: There's my love Strolling in the door There's my lo-o-o-ove Strolling in the door Baby, let's go strolling By the candy store
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Mary Jane and Donna Jean doing the Twist.
enlarge 114KB, 1152x647 35 Come on baby Let's do the twist Come on baby Let's do the twist Take me by my little hand And go like this
enlarge 109KB, 1024x768 36 Romance is not dead: Lee and Arlene.
enlarge 89KB, 1024x768 37 Gary and Butch- belly up to the bar, boys
enlarge 75KB, 1152x647 38 Charlie and Pat - "My Girl": (I had a video but it was just too dark).
"Blue Moon" might be more appropriate!
enlarge 92KB, 1024x768 39 Donna Jean and Judy.
enlarge 159KB, 1024x768 40 All good things must end - Breakfast at Denny's: Donna Jean, Bill, Pat, Charlie, Gary, Judy, and Janice. Official end to the 55th reunion at 2:30 AM. (The amazing thing was that I was the one to pull the plug - I'm usually the one they have to drag away)
Considering that we left the Elks before 11, hanging on till 2:30 showed that we were having a great discussion. At our next reunion, I invite any and all to join us in our after hours '61 "Breakfast".