Class of 1958  
What's Going On?  
     November 2008  

Wow !  Coming into the holidays already. It is hard to believe that the reunion took place over a month ago now. 
We have some special days to celebrate this month.
November 11 is Veterans Day.  I knew it was a day to honor veterans, but had forgotten that it had previously been Armistice day, and was first celebrated in 1921.  It was changed to Veterans Day in 1954 (while we were still in junior high).  Here's more.

I saw this just today, and thought it worth passing on with no comment.
Please check out this site for A RACE TO HONOR WORLD WAR l VETS  

 Veterans Day – November 11                
Tuesday, November 11, is a day to honor all the men and women who have served in America’s armed forces and to thank them for that service. For information on the history of Veterans Day, this year’s national and regional observances, to read the President’s 2008 Veterans Day Proclamation or to download this year’s Veterans Day poster, visit

November 27 is Thanksgiving Day.  Most of us know the story of Thanksgiving and the Pilgrims and all, so I won't go into that.
 I do want to draw your attention to the front page of the Taroga.  There is a little picture there with just one of the things for which we should be thankful.  That picture has been on the front of the Taroga web site since I first saw the site, so I am guessing it was put there from the start. It does remind us that we have many other things for which to be thankful. 
Me, I am thankful for living here in San Diego, and for having made so many friends of  classmates I had never known.  I am also thankful for the opportunity of working on the web site; I am learning something everyday.
I am really thankful for the chance of meeting so many other classmates at the reunion (although I didn't get the chance to talk to many), and  visiting them on the phone, and by e-mail.  I am also healthy, but not necessarily wealthy or wise--but I'm working on that.  If I started listing things to be thankful for it would use up the whole web site, so I will stop and just wish you all a HAPPY THANKSGIVING!!!


First Saturday Breakfast

everyone welcomecocoeveryone welcome  
         November 1, 2008
Next breakfast: December 6, 2008  
9 AM  
                                                   5955 Balboa (at Mt. Alifan/Mt. Abernathy)

We didn't have quite the crowd this month that we had last month, but we still had a good time.  We did have some classmates this time that had come for the first time in October, and we were really glad to see them come back. Hope they come back again. Here are some of the group that was there.
Class of 1956: LuAnn Easterly Giegler & Don (1954, ILL); David Castle; Betty Minga Brown; Patsy G. Lilley; Ray Hacecky   

Class of 1958: Marie Gilmour Davila & Bob (New Braunfels, TX); Bill Lansville; Shiela Mura; Pat DeFore Barr; Judi Michael Shacklett & John(Grossmont Hi); Larry Beyersdorf & Kimberly; Bill Swank & Jeri Lynn; Wayne Lollis & Pam Priest Lollis; Orpha Higley; Rey Vinole  

Class of 1959: Ann Greenfield; Christiana Hughes Wagner; Barbara Grayson Bell; Bill Curtis & Mary Dudley Curtis;       

Orpha presents flowers and A Big Thank You to Thelma & Jennifer for their great service at the October 4th Breakfast when over 70 hungry Mission Bay High School Alums from the 1950's descended on Coco's.  
rey-bill                       group  
             Rey Vinole; Bill Curtis                                                             Some of the group  
group 2                           group 3                                               
    Thelma with Chrissy Hughes Wagner & Mary Curtis                                 Don Geigler; David Castle; Patsy Lilley ; Betty Minga Brown  
more group                             wayne  
Pat DeFore Barr; LuAnn Geigler; R. Hacecky; Don Geigler                                       Wayne Lollis; Rey Vinole; John Shacklett


Happy Birthday to you !!
November Birthdays


Leroy (Duke) Hanson

Julie Hagendorn Laders

Gerrie Griffin

 Frank (Bion) Gordon

Jimmy King


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Should your name be here?   Let me know, please.  Marie


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