Friday, November 15, 2013

Lunch at the Guenther House

Jacque & Judy
looking at the group photo taken at the reunion

Yesterday, Jacqueline Rotan Thornton, Judy Porter Smith, Patty Peairs Miller, Shirley Moore May and myself met for lunch at the Guenther House. Several of us hadn't been able to attend the reunion and it was the first time we had seen each other in more than 50 years.

Guenther House Gathering

It was a lovely lunch and pleasant visit, something we're going to try to do more often in the years to come.

Thursday, November 14, 2013

Keep Checking the Pictures Pages!

Don't forget to keep checking the page "More 2013 Photos". As more classmates forward their photos taken at our reunion, I will be adding them to that page.

Yesterday Sybil Adams Holveck forwarded photos that her husband had taken with his cell phone during the reunion which I have now added to that page. Several others have mentioned sending their pictures and I'll also add them there when they do.

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

More '63 Absentees Check In

Yesterday I received an email from Nanette Chopin Cook who was also unable to attend our 50th Reunion. She and husband Clay Cook who is also a Harlandale graduate are currently in Sierra Vista, Arizona for the winter.

Nanette found several pictures taken at Harlandale Jr. High which I will be adding to our "The Way We Were" page in the near future. She also included the photo of herself at left taken when she recently turned 69 on Halloween as well as the photo below taken on Clay's 68th birthday last year.

I hope Nanette and Clay enjoy a lovely winter in Arizona and are able to attend the next reunion whenever that may be.

Clay wanted to add these as well -

Monday, November 11, 2013

More Photos on the Way

This morning I received emails from a 1963 graduate who attended the reunion via txt. Jay Holt's sister Helen from the Class of 62 was present and in the course of the evening took photos with her phone and texted them to Jay.

Since Jay hasn't been able to attend the last few reunions, he also sent his picture to share. How great to be able to have him participate in the reunion this way. He emailed the other pictures Helen took to me and I'll try to add them to our collection of photos before the day is over or tomorrow at the latest.

Thanks so much to our txt attendee Jay and to Helen as well for being his "on site" rep.

Sunday, November 10, 2013

Photos from the 50th Reunion

The pictures I've received thus far have been added to the page listed above as 2013 - 50th Reunion. Thanks so much to Shirley Moore May and Jimmy Heston for sharing all their wonderful photos taken at our 50th Reunion held at Martinez Social Club on October 19, 2013.

I don't seem to be proficient enough using my Paint Shop Pro to be able to merge the two scans of the group photo so I'm giving up and posting it here in two sections. (Click on photos to enlarge.)

If anyone else has any photos they would like to share or would like to contribute to this blog, please contact me (Beverly Watson).

Saturday, November 9, 2013

Coming Soon - Photos of the 50th Reunion

Yesterday Shirley came over and brought the pictures she took at our 50th Reunion. Hopefully within the next couple of days, I'll be able to add them all to the blog. In the meantime, here's one of the Reunion Committee (Peggy Gundy Archer, Patty Peairs Miller, Shirley Moore May, Priscilla Pryor Garrett, Anita Palowski Roberts and Catherine Clay O'Neal) who put everything together.

If anyone else has photos they want to share from the reunion, please send them to me, Beverly Watson, to be included in this blog.

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Date Nights

Thanks to Sybil Adams Holveck for posting this great photo from the 1950's on our HHS Facebook page.

Monday, October 14, 2013

Another Blast from the Past

Here are a few more of Jackie Wright's Terrell Wells' photos for your entertainment. Check back - there are still more to come.

Sunday, October 13, 2013

Blast from the Past

Here are some photos of a few of our Harlandale classmates from back in the early days at Terrell Wells. Thanks to Jackie Wright for sending them.

More pictures to come in the next few days.

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Update on Missing Classmates

The following classmates have been now been located and are no longer missing:
Ronald Basinger
Sherry Butler
Carol Davis Parker
Patsy Farris
Margaret Gonzales Phillips
Nancy Hagerty Bernosky
America Hernandez Velasquez
Stanley Hierholzer
Paula McIntire
Ann Norman Jones
Charles Parchman
Shirley Patterson Elickenloff
Robert Phifer
Gladys Warncke Perchard

Sadly, we have also discovered that the following classmates are now deceased:
Walter Anderson
Edward Cantu
Ruth Griffith Purcell
Max Kern
Dean Mackie
Yolanda Morales DeLaFuente
Leonardo Mitchell
Ray Pearce
Martin Schmitter
Dorothy Sheffield Heath
Vatcho Scott
Domingo Torres

Sunday, August 25, 2013

Martinez Social Club

For anyone interested, here's a photo along with some history on Martinez Social Club from Friday's Weekender at the SA Express.

Thanks to Bonnie Hannan Dugi for the article.

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Commenting on Posts

It seems that there is some confusion regarding how to comment on a blog post or reply to a comment someone else has posted.

If you are interested in commenting on any of the posts on this blog, simply begin typing in the "Post a Comment" section below the body of the post.

To comment on someone else's comments, just click on the word "Reply" below the name of that person at the end of their comments.

Monday, June 17, 2013

Missing in 2013

Shirley just gave me a listing of all of our classmates that the Reunion Committee has been unable to locate this year.

Please check the page of Missing Classmates and if you have contact information for any of these individuals, let one of the Reunion Contacts know.

Sunday, June 2, 2013

Contributors Still Needed

The Class of '63 blog still needs more class members who would like to publish posts and contribute.  The blogging software is now extremely easy and doesn't require any knowledge of HTML code.  It is WYSIWYG (what you see is what you get), no coding language needed.

We have lost many of our classmates over the last 10 years - McCorvey brothers Darrell and James, Norman Van Pelt, Larry Holland and countless others.  If you would like to share a memorial with a picture of any of our deceased classmates, you're welcome to contribute.

Email me, Beverly Watson, or leave a note in the comments of this post.

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Update on Reunion Plans

The Reunion Committee will be sending information and reservation forms within the near future.  Once again, our 50th Reunion will be held at Martinez Social Club at 7791 FM 1346 just east of San Antonio on Saturday, October 19, 2013. 

A social hour will start at  5:00 P.M. and the meal, provided by Grady's Bar-B-Q, will be served at 6:00 P.M.  The price is $40.00 per person and dress is casual.  Music and entertainment will be provided by Country Tradition from  7:00 P.M. to 11:00 P.M.

RSVP deadline has been set for October 9, 2013 so please send your check or money order along with the  reservation form which will be included to Shirley May, 5437 Borchers Dr., San Antonio, TX 78219 and mark your calendar now so you don’t forget.

Monday, May 20, 2013

Mark your calendars!

Our 50th reunion is scheduled for Saturday, October 19, 2013 at Martinez Social Club located at 7791 FM 1346.  The evening will start with a social hour at 5:00 PM and the meal will be served at 6:00. 

Country Tradition will be providing music and entertainment from 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM and a group photo will be taken at 7:30 P.M.

Sunday, May 19, 2013

Coming Soon

As soon as I get all the reunion particulars from Shirley I will be adding them to this site. I am currently migrating all the pictures from the website to the pages of this blog and will shut that site down after the reunion this fall.

Please let me know if you would like to be a contributor to this blog - write posts, add photos, etc.