Volume II, Number 22 Pensacola Beach, Florida February 28, 2007
The royal court of the Krewe of Wrecks assembled to lead the twenty-seventh annual Mardi Gras parade down Via de Luna on Pensacola Beach,
Sunday, February 18. Blue skies and bright sun greeted the parade-goers lining the street awaiting the arrival of the 52 glittering floats carrying
costumed revelers. Reigning over the 2007 Krewe of Wrecks Parade were (L to R): Ship's Officers Rick and Suzi Gordon, Deckhand Jay Johnston,
First Mate Helen Yates, Wreck's Captain Ron Christian, Deckhand Brittany Wilkerson; and Ship's Officers Darla Richardson and Robert Condon.
Story, page 2.
The Party's Over Or Is It?
It never rains on a Wrecks
parade. This year was no excep-
tion as the beloved procession
rolled along the streets for the
twenty-seventh time. The
weather was chilly early in the
morning, but by noon, Mother
Nature and the crowd's high spir-
its prevailed. The wind had
abated and the sun was shining
as the parade started at 2 p.m.
bringing cheer and loads of beads
and trinkets to the spectators
packed in rows along Via de
It's back again. Just when the
Santa Rosa Island Authority had
apparently sent all the visioning
studies into the archives, Board
member Kelly Robertson told the
board at their February 14 meet-
ing that the 1988 Comprehensive
Land Use Plan by Wallace, Rob-
erts and Todd was an excellent
document. He urged board mem-
bers to study it.
"Right now, I would vote
against spending money for a
new vision study," he said. "We
have a Land Use Plan which if
you will read and study it, is an
excellent document. We also
have a Vision 2010 Plan. It is all
here before us and we need to
make a better effort to study and
understand it and make an effort
to act on it."
The Board then asked the
staff to help them create a way to
implement the plan they have.
The motion passed 5 to 1 with Dr.
Thomas Campanella voting
The sand issue came up once
again and Vernon Prather, chair-
man, said sand is a very passion-
ate issue on the island.
"We need to separate this
into sand that is on public land
which is a safety issue and sand
that is entirely on private prop-
erty, and entirely different issue."
Dr. Campanella said he
would like to move on from the
sand issue. "We should develop
a policy for the future and find a
way to contain sand so it does not
blow into the streets," he said.
The Board also revisited a
previous decision to set an 850
square foot limit on enclosed ar-
eas beneath houses build on pil-
ings. They rescinded their deci-
sion and Kelly Robertson ob-
Escambia County Deputy
Sgt. Steve Smith commented,
"This year's Mardi Gras parade
was one of the best we have ever
had with respect to a smoothly
run parade. We had no major inci-
dents. Of course, there are always
things the deputies have to take
care of, and some arrests were
made. Overall, it was a great day."
Deputies had been working
with the Krewe of Wrecks parade
officials since early in the plan-
served that he would like the
Board to work with architects and
engineers to better design walls
to limit debris and adopt guide-
lines and technical specifications
to improve break-away walls.
The board approved a re-
quest from Kevin Rudski to sub-
lease The Islander Lounge to
David Kelly, who is also the
owner of The Break. No major
changes in operation were con-
The Board will hold the dis-
cussion on the Olsen Report on
sand until the February 28 com-
mittee meetings. Also, a discus-
sion on appraisals of the proper-
ties from the former Coconuts
location to Radical Rides will be
held for committee. A report will
be made by Hoffman and Asso-
ciates. This matter involves a
need for parking for the proposed
marina and Grand Marlin devel-
opment at the Coconuts location.
The board recognized the
work of longtime board member
and chairman, Bill Griffith by
reading a resolution acknowledg-
ing his term of service.
Bill's response was to tell the
new board members that this
board would be different from
"You have three constitu-
ents," Bill said. "The residents
and leaseholders on the Island,
the tourists and the businesses
who serve them and the people
of Escambia County who come
to enjoy the Beach. It is very hard
to please them all, but you must
try to do your very best to serve
all three. Congratulations to all of
you. I hope you have as long and
as happy a tenure as I had. Please
keep this island beautiful for ev-
ning sessions. Their safety strat-
egies all worked.
The Krewe of Junkanoo
swept the field as the judges
awarded them the overall prize,
the Grand Marshal's Award for
the Best Float and also for the
best representation of a theme.
The Junkanoos had created a
World War II USO Club, com-
plete with authentic uniforms and
even a few Andrews Sisters
The Krewe of Warriors won
The board also recog-
nized Jimmie Perkins for his
service. Jimmie was not
present, but Vernon Prather,
chairman commented, "It was
my pleasure to serve with
Jimmie. He was a quiet mem-
ber of the Board, but when he
spoke he did so with author-
ity, compassion and the desire
to do his very best."
The SRIA Committee
meetings will be Wednesday,
February 28 at 5 p.m. at the
first place in the Best Costume
category with their Shogun
theme. The Pirates of the Lost
Treasure had the honor of riding
on the float pulled by the best
decorated tow truck.
"It was a great day. Every-
thing went smoothly," Buck Lee,
Santa Rosa Island Authority
General Manager said. "I just
wish there had been a photo
taken of the whole core area to
show how many people were
enjoying Pensacola Beach. I am
very pleased with the whole
Pick-ups cars, and RVs be-
gan arriving on Thursday and by
Friday there were no southern-
most spaces left in the Via de
Luna Shopping Center parking
lot. The bridge toll, hotels and
rentals revealed an estimated
count of 75,000 attending the pa-
Bob Clark, who retired from
the Escambia County Sheriffs
Department as the officer-in-
charge of the substation on the
Beach, served as the Grand Mar-
shal of this year's parade.
"That nostalgic USO float
won hands down," he said.
There were 52 entries in the
parade, all vying for the first
Riding at the head of the pro-
cession were the Royal Wrecks,
Captain Ron Christian, First Mate
Helen Yates, Richard and Suzi
Gordon, Darla Richardson and
Robert Condon, Ship's Officers;
and Jay Johnston and Brittany
Wilkerson, deckhands. They will
reign over all the beach's Mardi
Gras festivities for the coming
This year's presentation was
made by the Krewe of Wrecks
Governing Board after the un-
timely death of the Head Wreck
Andrea Brunt in November.
Board members are Kay Turner,
Nancy Roney, Phil Simoneaux,
Vern Philips, Jeff Goudey, and
Bob West, manager of the
SRIA Public Safety Department,
summed it all up. "I think things
went very well," he said. "I be-
lieve the traffic cleared much
faster than last year. Now, I will
meet with various agencies and
we will put together some action
plans for next year."
So, it would seem that the
party is over. That's really not the
case. The Krewes are beginning
to think of themes and parties and
non-stop fun for the 2008 celebra-
tion. Mardi Gras on the Island,
where the party never ends.
Engineers Report Major Beach Projects Move Toward Completion
The construction of Via de
Luna is moving along more rap-
idly than expected and is sched-
uled for completion by August
21, according to Dave Hemphill
of Baskerville-Donovan Engi-
In his report to the Santa
Rosa Island Authority on Febru-
ary 14, Dave said, "The Via de
Luna Project continues to make
up contract time. Roads, Inc.
worked weekends in January and
February to progress the work."
The South Lane demolition
has begun and the old roadway,
sidewalks, and driveways will be
removed and replaced, according
Ft. Pickens Road is com-
plete. Gulf Power is now operat-
ing two systems along the artery,
above ground and below ground.
The lighting contractor will co-
ordinate the installation of the
new poles as the old poles are
removed. Also, of interest to the
residents of Northwest Florida,
the Public Safety Building will be
complete by May 1, which means
indoor plumbing will once again
be available to the public.
The list of projects still undergoing repairs or renovation are:
PROJECT COMPLETION DATE
Park East Restrooms Memorial Day
Casino Beach Pavilion May 15
Cowley Park Spring 2007
Street Signs May 15
Dune Walkovers May 15
Ft. Pickens Road Lighting May 15
Roads No & So of VDL November 30
Sidewalks May 15
The original request for bids for the repair of Cowley Park re-
ceived no response, so another RFP has been sent out with the comple-
tion date expected to be sometime this spring.
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SRIA Still Debating Vision Studies
Land Use Plan Comes Back Again
February 28, 2007
February 28, 2007 Island Times PAGE 3
Barefoot on the Beach
My husband, Frank, is a
shopper. Almost every day he
goes to a store and buys some
thing. If it's only a greeting card
or a cart full of groceries he makes
the expedition into a festival.
Ninety-nine percent of his shop
ping is in stores on the Beach or
in Gulf Breeze, but last week he
had to go to the Mainland to take
income tax information to his ac
countant on Creighton Road.
And, he shopped his way home.
That's why we have four cork
screw cartridges, about a gallon
of olive salad, two muffaletta
sandwiches and two orders of
Church's Fried Chicken.
He decided to stop in a little
grocery store and pick up a car
tridge that fuels the mechanism
that pops the cork out of wine
bottles. Once inside the store, the
owner brought out three boxes
of cartridges, but my husband
only purchased two of them.
Then, he innocently asked if they
had any olive salad. The propri
etor had olive salad, lots of it, in
a five gallon container. You will
need this size, he told Frank,
handing him a quart jar with a
price tag of seventeen dollars.
"And you need to take muffaletta
sandwiches home for you and
"My wife is very particular
about the foods that imitate New
Orleans cooking," Frank said.
"She is from New Orleans."
"Ah, but my sandwiches
are authentic. She will like
A number of condominium
hotels could be constructed on
Pensacola Beach if a proposal
brought before the Escambia
Planning and Zoning Board is
passed by the County Commis
sion. Gary Smith revealed this
information at the February 12
meeting of the Residents and
Basically, one of the topics
of the Monday Planning Board
meeting was altering the defini
tion of a hotel room.
"The result of the meeting
was a definition that would not
limit the square foot area of a
hotel room and would allow the
owner 16 weeks per year of oc
cupancy," Smith said. This defi
nition will be brought before the
Board of County Commission
ers for a vote.
Gary noted that the Santa
Rosa Island Authority is not com-
pelled to agree with the County
Members of the Pensacola
Beach Elk's Lodge will team up
with the Society of Lepre
chauns on Saturday, March
10, so mark your calendars for
the Fritz and Friends Fish Fry
and Leprechaun Bake Sale
which begin at noon at the
Lodge. Fritz Givens will be fry
ing fish with all the fixin's for
$8 per plate. The Leprechauns
will have tables loaded down
with fresh baked goodies.
There will also be a 50/50
drawing. Proceeds from these
Commission and has the legal
ability to supersede the decision
with a definition of their own.
"I do not believe that chang
ing the definition of a hotel room
is good for the island," he said.
"We have a community with a
mixed use and that is certainly
part of its charm. This would not
help us retain that mixed use by
adding more condos, and it would
hurt the business revenue
A motion was made and
passed to oppose the change in
hotel room definition.
The meeting was conducted
by Tona de Mers, president, who
announced that she had received
two thank you letters from the
families of Matt Martin and Cody
Cobia for the donation made by
the PBRLA to the Matt Martin
Surf Contest. Also, a $500 dona
tion will be sent to the Pensacola
Beach Elementary School to
events will benefit Covenant
Hospice of Northwest Florida.
The Elks and the Lepre
chauns all say the same thing.
"Be sure to come early, be
cause when it's gone, it's
The Bake Sale isjust one
week prior to the now famous
Society of Leprechauns an
nual Pub Crawl which is cel
ebrating its twenty-first year.
The Pub Crawl begins at
Bobby D's Beach Bar at 10
a.m. on St. Paddy's Day.
honor the memory ofM.J. Menge.
Gary Smith, in his
treasurer's report, said recent
efforts to increase the member
ship were working well, and the
membership total has now
reached about 500. He stated
that about half the members
lived on the island and the other
half were out of town lease
The next meeting of the
PBRLA will be Tuesday,
March 13, at 6 p.m. at the
Pensacola Beach Community
Church. The agenda will in
clude a discussion of incorpo
ration, according to Tona.
Fresh Gulf Seafood
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By Jane Waters Cooper
them. He added them to the
growing stack of purchases."
"Do you like wine?" he
"No," Frank lied as he
prepared to pay for his bag
full of stuff. Then he made a
quick get away.
On his way down Ninth Av
enue, Church's Fried Chicken
called out to him. He couldn't pass
up the opportunity to get a
couple of those delicious bis
cuts. So, he bought two fried
chicken dinners and two bis
cuts. He drove off and never
stopped until he got home.
And that was a good thing.
By my calculations, we now have
enough wine cork cartridges to
open bottles for the next two to
two and one half years.
And that's nothing com-
pared to the olive salad. We
have about a half ajar left that
Frank's daughter brought
over from the Central Grocery
at Christmastime. We have a
small jar from Bruno's and a
mediumjar from the Market on
the Island, and then we have
that seventeen dollar jar from
the store on the Mainland.
How much olive salad can two
people eat? I am thinking of
sprinkling it on Frank's cereal.
And the muffalettas.
They were on a hoagie bun. A
hoagie bun! What a travesty.
A real muffaletta comes inside
its own crispy bread, round
and about the size of a lun
cheon plate. Whatever was
inside the hoagie would not
be right. I could not force
myself to even try it.
"Well, can we eat fried
chicken for lunch?" Frank
"As a matter of fact, Ijust
finished a pot of chili for
lunch," I said. "Why don't we
have fried chicken tonight?"
He never brought up the
hokey hoagie sandwiches
Well, here I am with two
wannabe muffalettas, a two
year supply of wine cork car
tridges, and enough olive
salad to last at least through
next Mardi Gras.
But there's a silver lining
here. As I said before, Frank
hardly ever shops in
Pensacola and now I sud
denly realize what a blessing
that is. Local store proprietors
and managers all know him.
They never try to sell him
items he doesn't want, and
could not possibly ever use.
By the way, if you just
happen to be out of olive
salad at the moment and you
really need some for your
muffalettas, bring your cup over.
I'll be happy to lend you some.
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February 28, 2007
PAGE 4 Island Times February 28, 2007
IRI TVT A Banker Cashs in on Old Saying I
Thank you to the 500 mem
bers of the Krewe of Nauga who
contributed $1162 to James P.
Morgan Park. Thank you for shar
ing your distribution of funds
with us as well as other organize
tions. The money will help so
much as we continue to restore
the damaged park.
Jim Randol, Chairman,
Morgan Park Foundation
Happy Birthday wishes go to
Pat Griffith and to her son
Michael, who celebrated Febru
Cyndi and Shu Schumaker
drove all the way from the Wash
ington, DC area to attend the
Krewe of Wrecks Mardi Gras pa
rade. Cyndi, former Beach resi
dent and SOB, just doesn't miss
the parade, no matter where she
Some notable hard core
Mardi Gras participants had to
miss the festivities and the parade
this year. Pandora de Balthazar
and John Parrish traveled to New
Orleans to attend the Krewe of
Endemyon's lavish ball. Melanie
Waite was in California visiting
friends. And, Debra and Steve
Foley were in Steamboat Springs
on their annual ski trip which they
take every President's Day. They
are originally from New Orleans
but live on the Beach now, and
are the owners of Surf Burger.
A breathless Ed Whitely ar
rived at the Sandshaker on Fat
Tuesday to relinquish his King
of Coma throne. He had been in
Delaware finalizing some family
business. Ed reported that he
hurried back to the Beach leav
ing freezing temperatures of ten
below behind him.
IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO
Jim Cox lost his cell phone
before the Mardi Gras parade and
he didn't bother to look for it in
the crowded streets. After the
parade he received a call from a
friend in Gulfport who had re
ceived a call from yet another
friend who found her number in
Jim's address book. So, the cell
phone survived hundreds of
dancing feet and is back home
BACK ON THE ISLAND
Bettie Lee Sundstrom made
sure that Mike and Chrissy Cook
celebrated their first night back
on the beach in style. She deliv
ered a bottle of champagne to
their Villa Sabine residence.
Student Pens Special Story About Dad
First Grader's Essay Heads to District Competition
Abby Jacobs, first grade
student at Pensacola Beach
Elementary School is the win
ner of the K-2 division of the
Beach School essay contest.
She will represent the school
in the District competition
Abby's teacher Sandee
Bredesen submitted her es
say. [Abbys essay sprinted with
her own special spelling of some
My Dad is Special
by Abby Jacobs
My dad is very special. I
know he is the best dad in the
world! He loves me too.
He is the king of my life. Be
cause he's like a guard. He
My dad is a hero to me.
He'll help me with anything.
He'll teach me how to play soft
ball like a real coach. He's a hero
to other people too. He's a
chirpracter. He agusts people.
He's got a lot of pacionts.
He makes me lagh a lot. He
is so silly. He plays ruf house
with me. He tells me stories. Not
just any story, a made up story.
It was great. He's like a home
teacher to me.
I help him with cooking. I'm
his mini chef. I help him cook
He is a good builder. I help
him build things. I have to bring
him the wood. I also hold blocks
that can make even spaces.
He is my hero.
This is all about my dad.
The next time you go to the
Bank of the South you may no
tice that Judy Lenderman, the
manager, is wearing a
special Island Times
t-shirt. The shirt is her i*. .
prize for being the
first to email the cor-
rect answer to the last
trivia question which
was "In like a (blank).
Out like a (blank)."
Answer: In like a Lion.
Out like a Lamb,"
which is an old ani
mal fable describing
whose correct answer
arrived within min
utes of other runners
up including Jeanette
Barren who added
that the reverse is
also a part of the
"In like a lamb, out
like a lion."
that the question on
2007 Mardi Gras King
Ralph Turner's golf
hobby was just too easy and
that's why no one answered it. The
trivia master expected a flood of
correct answers to that question,
Who Am I?
And, to all the
get a single
It's time for
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swer, an Is
experts who don't send an answer
because they assume it's too late
-send it anyway. We are always
glad to hear from you. Remember,
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February 28, 2007
February 28, 2007 Island Times PAGE 5
SRIA Requests Funding From Tourist Development Council For New Lifeguard Stations
The Santa Rosa Island Au
thority is making a pitch this
year to the Tourist Development
Council to secure funding
for new lifeguard stations.
Each year, the Council dis
tributes funds based on
requests. To date,
Pensacola Beach has
never received any fund
ing although it is a major
factor in Escambia
A colorful present
tion was made to the
Council on February 13 by -
Buck Lee, SRIA general
manager, and Bob West,
public safety manager.
The old, open
wooden stands now in use
by the guards are deterio
rating and have a number
of major flaws, according
to the report.
Among the flaws of on
the old stations are the
towers require a lot of mainte
nance and all equipment must
be removed at night and re
Wooden lifeguard tower currently
turned to the tower the next
day. Jumping from these tow
ers is hazardous to the
lems include the
fact that the tow
ers cannot be se
cured and they are
prone to vandal
ism and aberrant
Moving the towers
due to storm surge
tf weakens the tow
stage of the pro
posed stations are eco
that they are aes
thetically pleasing. They
have an all-weather ob
servation platform, pro
used tection for equipment
from inclement weather,
are securable when not
in use, require less mainte
nance, and are professional in
appearance. The total cost for
Proposed tower which is more effici
nomical to maintain.
purchasing six new towers
would be $212,078 which in
Since Bob West took the
position of manager of Beach
Public Safety, there have been
no drownings. He has imple
mented a number of upgrades
in the lifeguard system, include
ing a raise in
salaries and a
roving patrol of
the entire beach
in his jurisdic
tion. He has sup
ported the new
building which is
now under con
& struction on Ca
sino Beach, and
S.''- he has steadily
Followed all pro
ent, safe and tocol conducive
to safe swim
ming in the Gulf
of Mexico. The
Pensacola Beach lifeguards aver
age more than 45,000 contacts with
visitors per season. The TDC dis
cusses the funding in May and the
distribution of funds usually takes
place in October.
Letters To The Editor
Help Bring Fireworks
There is a group of Beach
businesses and citizens who are
supporting an effort by Doug
McAllister of Fun Coast Produc
tions to bring a fireworks display
to Pensacola Beach for the 4th of
July this year. We feel that this
event is one that we all enjoy and
the tourists really look forward to
and to not put this on would be
very detrimental to Pensacola
Beach in the long run. There were
a lot of unhappy people last 4th
of July when the word got out
that there would not be fireworks
on the beach. This is a win win
proposition for the entire beach
and will show everyone that the
beach is really back.
If anyone would like to con
tribute, please contact me, any
amount donated large or small
would help bring this to fruition.
Clean Up The Island
There have been numerous
newspaper articles in recent days
relating to the growing dissatis
faction with trash and litter on our
streets, and on people's property.
The beach needs to be much
more proactive in requiring our
leaseholders to clean up their
properties. Just a short ride down
Via De Luna reveals several va
cant lots, and half a dozen houses
that are trashed, severely dam
aged (and no sign of even at
tempted repair) from Hurricane
One of the earlier (last week)
articles quoted a realtor who said
'I' '11 i'1 .1) "How can you ex
pect people to pay a million dol
lars or more for a home, when all
around them is trash?" Exactly!
Buck Lee and Code Enforce
ment have reacted quickly and
favorably when I have called with
specific addresses. And, those
lots, cars, houses have been
cleaned up, removed, or picked
up. Why can't the entire beach
be canvassed and citations is
sued for those who do not want
to maintain their property? This
includes all those pilings sticking
up out of the water from piers de
stroyed and the remainder left to
be removed during the next storm
with resulting damage to homes
and the marine environment, in
other words, somebody else's
The SRIA Master Lease
holds leaseholders to a fairly high
standard as it relates to maintain
ing their properties. The reasons
(read excuses) for failing to en
force our own lease provisions is
I feel strongly the reason
leaseholders have not cleaned up
their properties are because they
don't live here! If they had to
look at their litter and clutter they
would clean it up, at least most
Good leaders would take a
proactive position and not wait
for a groundswell of frustration
before doing what they know they
should do -clean up this island
so we can be proud of where we
live. Don't be like a sullen teen
ager who waits for the screaming
parent before getting off the
couch to clean their room.
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Spring is on the way and if
you're reading this -is means that
you've survived Mardi Gras! This
year's Mardi Gras started out with
sadness in the loss of our Head
Wreck, Andrea Brunt. The rest
of you carried on as usual and it
was wonderful to see Sandy
Watkins, who always comes 'back
home' for Mardi Gras and Sherri
and George Greene, who came
from Alabama. No, they did not
have banjo's on their knees, but
they were both quite entertaining.
Because of the sadness in my
heart (which included the loss of
my brother-in-law, Ron Williams
of GA, on Jan. 12), I did not par
ticipate in many Mardi Gras
events this year. Ordinarily, I
would have gone to every event
and, therefore, like many, ended
up being too tired to attend Coma.
What happened that led me
back into the Mardi Gras events
began with a visit to the Elks on
Monday. Queen Shugah,
Paulette, called me, just minutes
after the electricity was con
nected to our new home! So, it
was time to celebrate once again.
Coma Queen Lynn had al
ready commanded my attendance
at Coma this year and, I admit, I
was finally ready to play. Well,
those of you who did not attend
or haven't in the past, missed one
heck of an end to Mardi Gras!
Former Queen, Lynn Cieutat
had a brilliant idea with the
lighted hat contest! Not only was
it the coolest parade, it also ended
the Mardi Gras Season for me
with a great, big smile! The
present King and Queen, being
Chuck (LeBum) L'Oignon and
Betsy Phillips, lead the parade in
the best of spirits and made a
fabulous royal couple. I had my
biggest laugh when King Chuck
said to me, at the Dock, "I am a
King of Coma and I have a wife
who will put me into one if I mis
Before we get to the 'rea
son' for my column, (cooking),
I'd like to officially welcome Sis
ter of the Beach Deb Friedman
into the Grandmothers Club.
Yes, our petite SOB Deanna
(Lambert) Moore is expecting a
baby sometime in October!
Congratulations, Deb, it's an
amazing Club to be in!
Okay, this week's recipe
comes to us courtesy of King
Chuck of Coma.
This is a fabulous dish that
Chuck created and served to us
years ago. I know that it has al
ready been published (Krewe of
Wrecks Recipe Book), but you
may, like me, have lost that cook
book in a hurricane.
So, King Chuck and Queen
Betsy, this one's for the Royal
Coma Couple...thanks for the
happy Mardi Gras ending, for me.
It was a magical night that made
me laugh and enjoy life and Mardi
"This recipe is not as com-
plicated as it looks, much like my
husband" spoke the King's wife,
Okay, let's cook....
1 green pepper, diced
1 yellow pepper, diced
1 red pepper diced
1 batch green onion tops,
4-6 oz. fresh mushrooms,
1 medium Vidalia (or sweet)
8 Flounder filets
1 lb. fresh crabmeat
% cup olive oil
1/ stick butter
Garlic salt & Pepper to taste
2 Tbsp. melted butter
Preheat oven to 350. In a
large saute pan, place butter, oil,
all peppers and onion, cooking
slowly. Meanwhile, divide
flounder filets into 4 Ramkins (
or au gratin dishes) and sprinkle
with garlic salt and pepper to
taste. Place flounder in oven
for 5 minutes. When peppers
and onions are almost soft, add
mushrooms and continue to
saute. Remove flounder from
oven. Fold crabmeat gently into
saute mix, then divide and cover
each flounder with mix. Return
flounder to oven for another 7
minutes. Remove, sprinkle with
Parmesan cheese and a small
amount of melted butter, then
put under broiler until slightly
browned. Serves 4
Enjoy, share with someone
you love and I'll see you in the
IHEY SAVED IHE BES I FOR LAS I Betsy Phillips and Chuck
(LeBum) L'Oignon were crowned the 2007 Queen and King of Coma
as the last hours of the Pensacola Beach Mardi Gras ticked away.
The coronation which included a lighted hat parade took place at
the Sandshaker Lounge on Tuesday, February 20.
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February 28, 2007 Island Times PAGE 7
Beach Chamber committees
are forming to support member
businesses. Join the Chamber.
Remember, membership has its
Renee Mack, Manager of the
Paradise Complex, Charlotte Spen
cer, and Lindsey Stanley were all
busy keeping hotel guests and
visitors happy during Parade Day
Silent skies above Pensacola
Beach on July Fourth may be a
thing of the past. Doug
McAllister of Fun Coast Promo
tions is seeking sponsors for
Kaboom 2007 -A Pensacola
Beach Fireworks Extravaganza.
It's a great way to increase busi
ness and celebrate the nation's
birthday. If you would like to be
part of the action, call Doug at
Students at Pensacola Beach
Elementary School along with
their counterparts in Gulf Breeze
will take a little break from the
three R's. Santa Rosa County
Schools and the Beach School
will have Spring Break from
March 12-16. Students in
Escambia County, Pensacola Jun
ior College, and the University of
West Florida will break March 19
Just about the time you get
rested and reorganized from all the
Mardi Gras celebrations, those
who want to save daylight will
ask you to spring forward and
reset your clocks. Turn clocks
ahead Sunday, March 11 and try
to figure out how to recapture the
hour of sleep.
Rainbows will lead to a pot of
gold for the Covenant Hospice of
Northwest Florida after the Soci
ety of Leprechauns fill the streets
of Pensacola Beach. The twenty
first annual St. Patrick's Day Pub
Crawl is set for Saturday, March
NEWAT SANS SOUCI
Longtime Sans Souci resident
Lil Kamphuis welcomes Jackie
Reid to the Beach from Demopolis,
Alabama. Lil made sure thatJackie
took time out from her real estate
sales position at Island Realty to
enjoy all the Mardi Gras parties.
Members of the Pensacola Beach business community attended
the Kaboom 2007 sponsorship information meeting presented by
Doug McAllister of Fun Coast Promotions at the Hampton Inn,
Thursday, February 15. The explosive presentation gave the details
of the promotion and the donation opportunities available. Doug
expects this one day event to grow into a weeklong celebration on
Pensacola Beach in coming years.
REALTOR OF THE YEAR Island Realty's Nan Harper, left, was named
the Realtor of the Year for the Pensacola Bay Area by the Women's
Council of Realtors. Nan, who serves as the State Treasurer for the
group was able to show off Pensacola Beach to the Women's Council
of Realtors President Sherri Meadows, right, from Ocala. The awards
banquet was held at New World Landing, February 16.
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Pensacola Beach on the Fourth of July.
Enclosed please find my donation which makes me
part of the Kaboom 2007 Pensacola Beach's
Fireworks Extravaganza. Any amount is welcome.
Mail your donation to:
Fun Coast Promotions, c/o Doug McAllister
999 Fort Pickens Road, #705 All donors will be
Pensacola Beach, Florida 32561 acknowledged in
LI I I
February 28, 2007
Native Americans Need Help
The Native Americans living
on a reservation in Montegut,
Louisiana had received no help
from any government agency af
ter Hurricane Katrina until De-
cember 22, 2006 when the First
Nations Intertribal Association
arrived with emergency supplies.
"We gave these people their
first ray of hope," Chief George
Dodge said. "There is still a great
need there and on reservations
all over the United States and
Specifically, Chief Dodge is
seeking the donation of a trailer
for carrying supplies to the
"We make trips to Houma
with supplies and Chief Albert
Naquin of Montegut has to bor-
row a trailer to take the donations
back to the reservation," Dodge
On a smaller scale, Dodge is
seeking contributions of pencils,
notebooks and small pencil
sharpeners for the children of a
South American tribe in Guate-
"Children meet under trees
and do not have books or even a
chalk board," Dodge said. "I
would love to bring these chil-
dren thousands of pencils and
sharpeners and hundreds of
notebooks with lined paper."
The First Nations Intertribal
Association will be helping the
Mayan children living in war torn
Guatemala. The organization has
made relief trips to the Rosebud
Reservation in South Dakota,
and to the Santee Sioux in Ne-
braska. They have also taken
supplies, with the help of St.
Vincent de Paul, to Cloud Indian
School in Pine Ridge, South Dakota.
"I am available to speak to
groups as to our purpose. When
we develop to the degree that we
are more than just a handful of
volunteers, I hope to assist native
peoples across North and South
America." Dodge said.
For information email Chief
Dodge at white antelope 45
If you want to make a dona
tion of pencils, sharpeners, or
notebooks, you can leave them at
Danah's Hair Salon, 33 Via de
Luna, on Pensacola Beach. Dodge
will pick up the items there and
If you have a trailer to donate,
you can contact Chief Dodge at
the email above or by calling 850-
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February 28, 2007 Island Times PAGE 9
On Wednesday, those of the
Christian Faith began the obser
vance of Lent a season of forty
days (not counting Sundays)
leading up to Easter.
"Forty" seems to be a sig
nificant number in the Judeo
Christian tradition. In the time of
Noah, in Old Testament times, we
are told it rained forty days and
forty nights; the Children of Is
rael wandered in the wilderness
for forty years to get to the Prom
ised Land; and the Gospels record
that Jesus spent forty days in the
wilderness prior to the beginning
of his ministry. Some record it as
a time of temptation to be the
wrong kind of messiah; others
refer to it as a time of testing; and
many understand it was a time of
preparation for what was to come.
The word "Lent" comes from
a variety of Anglo Saxon and Ger
manic words meaning spring, a
time budding with new life and
hope. For Christians, it provides
a time for serious, disciplined self
examination. The more liturgical
minded churches are very serious
about following a pattern of dis
ciplines; less liturgical minded
churches observe it in a variety
of ways; however, for all it is a
time to review our lives and re
new the commitments we have
made. On second thought, that's
not such a bad idea for all people
-religious and non-religious.
After forty days, we should have
a much better understanding of
the motivations of our lives.
Young professionals eoch lI ew
I eights, Accept New Roles
Studer Group welcomed
Rachael Johnson as a new part
ner relations coor
Studer Group from
chestra where she
was director of
and director of de Rachael Joh
istration. She graduated cum
laude from the University of
Florida with a Bachelor of Science
in public relations.
Rachael is married to Jeremy
Johnson of Island Realty on
Pensacola Beach who was named
as a Top Gun for 2007 by the
Women's Council of Realtors,
February 16. Realtors are chosen
for this honor by attaining cer
tain levels of professional accom
plishment. They also must close
one million dollars in sales for the
Another young professional
Dennis Remesch, Realtor with Re/
Max on the Coast, was awarded
the Top Gun for 2007 designation
by the Women's Council of Real
tors at their annual banquet, Feb
ruary 16 at New World
Dennis specializes in
residential home sales for
the area. Prior to Real Es
tate, Dennis worked for an
Architectural firm and an
Engineering Firm resulting
in 14 years experience in
Commercial and Residential
son He and his wife, Anita
reside in Gulf Breeze. Den
Board of Di- S
Chamber of bc
and is an 1
ber of the
Association Dennis Remesch
An avid beach lover, Dennis
can often be found in the Sound
with his boat or competing in the
many 5K races on Pensacola
Mardi Gras Merchants Kyle Fogel and Matt Schang worked
the hungry Mardi Gras parade crowds in front of Paradise selling
hot dogs to raise money for the Pensacola Beach Community
Church's Youth Group. The two entrepreneurs with their
homemade sign had to return periodically to restock their wares
with youth group coordinator Sherry Hobbs who had the grill located
at the Surf Side Food Store.
Pensacola Beach Community
United Church of Christ
Via de Luna & Ave 18 Our Lady of the Assumption
Sunday Services 10 a.m. Catholic Mission
Via de Luna & Ave 18
Sunday Mass 9:45 a.m.
Free Home/Office Pickup/Delivery
Call us @ 916-9437 565-0357
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Tiger Point: 3497 Gulf Breeze Pkwy 916-9437
By Dr. Chuck Randle
Pastor, Pensacola Beach Community Church
St. Ann Catholic Parish, Gulf
Breeze, announces the following
schedule for Lent:
Morning Masses in Lent:
Monday through Friday at 6:30
and 8:30 AM; and Saturdays at
Stations of the Cross:
Wednesday at St. Ann 6:45
PM; Fridays at Our Lady of the
Assumption, Pensacola Beach,
Every Friday during Lent 5
PM at St. Ann
Saturday Vigil Mass:
5 PM during Daylight Saving
Time (March 11-Nov.3)
Parish Reconciliation Ser
Wednesday March 21 6:30
PM, St. Ann.
April 8 Mass8:15and 11 AM
at St. Ann; 9:45 AM at Our Lady
of the Assumption Mission, 920
Via de Luna, Pensacola Beach.
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PAGE 10 Island Times February 28, 2007
Now retired, Bob Clark served for years on The Krewe of Junkanoo members took everyone
Pensacola Beach leading the Escambia County Deputies back to the days of World War II and the USO. Saluting
in their daily duties as the officer-in-charge at the the good old days are (L to R): Susi Mardi, Mike Mardis
substation. On Sunday, February 18 he served as the and Lois Jernigan. The Junkanoo float was awarded
Krewe of Wrecks Mardi Gras Parade Grand Marshal. the Grand Marshal's award for best float.
Pensacola Beach Woman's Club members Kathy
Christoff, Chrissy Cook and Evelyn Wright were among
charming ladies who served hundreds of bowls of Red
Beans and Rice on Monday, Feb. 19 at Casino Beach The
event raised $1019 for Covenant Hospice.
CRABS WE GOT 'EM
Go crabbing on the Gulf of Mexico, at Crabs, We Got 'Em -
Alaskan Snow, Dungeness and King Crabs are all on the exten-
sive seafood menu. Sip and sit at the live aquarium bar or at the
upstairs, outdoor Gulfside deck. Oysters and Wings are two
bits on Monday through Thursdays. No reservations, come as
At the traffic light -find the red roof and the twinkling lights on
Casino Beach and you're in Crab Heaven. Open everyday. 850-
PARADISE BAR AND GRILL
A little bit of paradise at this open air, island style bar with its
own private white sand beach. Pull up a rattan stool. Cold beer. Live
Music. Exotic Libations. Friendly locals. Lunch and Dinner every-
day. Cuban sandwiches. Black and Blue Burgers. Happy Hour 11-
7. Live Bands. Poker on Monday.
Tucked away in the parking lot of the Paradise Inn, it's directly
on Santa Rosa Sound. Boat and Bicycle parking. Open 7 days.
The Gulf Coast's Premier Entertainment Complex. Seven
rooms of fun all under one roof! Karaoke, Texas Hold 'Em, Team
Trivia, Pool, Video games and more. Live Entertainment Seven nights
a week with live music on four stages every Friday & Saturday night.
Serving lunch and dinner, too! It's where the Party People Party!
Located in Historic Downtown Pensacola at 130 East Gov-
ernment Street. Open Monday Saturday from 11 until 2:30 a.m.
and 5 p.m. until 2:30 on Sunday. Ring 434-6211 or visit
FLOUNDER'S CHOWDER HOUSE
Step back in time and enjoy Flounder's antique collection.
Step into now and enjoy Flounder's top rated seafood. Indoor
and outdoor dining. Even a beach playground for the kids. Beach
Bar'neath the moon and stars Diesel Fuel in a commemorative
mason jar. Bilgewater Margaritas. Gift shop. Fred Flounder,
Located at the traffic light on Pensacola Beach. Next to the
55 ft. shrimp boat. Open everyday. 850-932-2003.
Ahoy, Matey. You've found a Pensacola Beach treasure. Pi-
rates welcome. Fresh Gulf seafood served in the galley or outside
on the awning covered deck. Glass front bar overlooks LaFitte Cove.
All kinds of oysters. Live lobster. Gumbo. Dinner specials nightly.
Sizeable sandwiches and burgers for Landlubbers. Take home a t-
Look for the Jolly Rogers flying over the west end of the Island
at 1010 Fort Pickens Road. We're here everyday at 11. 932-4139.
SIDELINE'S SPORTS BAR AND RESTAURANT
Score! Don't miss a point. See it all in high definition 11 big
screens, 42 televisions. If it runs,jumps, races, it's here. Famous
for Thursday Wing Night. Burgers. Seafood and Ribs. Kids menu
for the JV players. Full bar. Indoor or outdoor seating. Video sports
Centrally located on Via de Luna,just east of the main parking
lot and the traffic light. Kick off at 11 a.m. seven days a week. 934-
THE CABANA CLUB & CAFE
Open for Breakfast and Lunch everyday from 8 to 2.
Waterfront dining overlooking beautiful Sabine Bay. The Club is
also available for wedding receptions, business meetings or
any other occasion that calls for a spacious waterfront venue,
casual to elegant catering and a staff who truly cares about
their clients. Sunsets are priceless. Elevator rides are free.
Your hosts are Carol and Jerry Sears. Located on the third floor
above the Market on the Island. 916-7446.
McGUIRE'S IRISH PUB
Even a bragging Irishman can't dojustice to McGuire's where
the atmosphere is an authentic turn-of-the-century pub. McGuire's
has been named one of America's great steakhouses, and is world
famous for its culinary artistry. Dollar bills on the walls, a moose to
kiss and employees who give a damn! Try an Irish Wake or Senate
Open at 11 a.m. everyday. Easy drive to 600 East Gregory
Street in Pensacola. 850-433-6789 www.mcguiresirishpub.com
The "Almost World Famous Sandshaker"- a Pensacola Beach
Tradition since 1973. It's the Home of the Original Bushwacker
and has been selling this signature drink for over 30 years. The
Shaker was the 1st bar on the Beach to offer this tasty frozen
concoction. Live Music Thurs, Sat & Sun. Karaoke Tues, Fri. Tiki
Bar specials Fri-Sun. Iguana Grill open Thurs-Sunday
Across from the Fishing Pier on Pensacola Beach. Open
11am until 3am. 850-932-2211. www.sandshakerlounge.com
for photo gallery and event schedule.
THE ISLANDER LOUNGE
The oldest lounge on Pensacola Beach. Happy Hour 11 to 7.
Hot, crispy deli sandwiches from 11 to 11. DJ spins dance tunes 7
nites. Fri- Sun Live Music. Shuffleboard, video games, pool, football,
golf, bowling. Brass Pole. Poker Wednesdays. Original music Tues-
days. Visit the upstairs Cypress Lounge, open air bar overlooking
downtown Pensacola Beach. Available for private parties.
Find us at 43 Via de Luna. Open Everyday, 11 a.m. til 2:30
a.m. www.islanderbar.com 850-932-9011.
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Predict Your Time Win A Trophy
When thousands of com-
petitors take to the streets to
participate in McGuire's St.
Patrick's Day 5K Prediction Run
on March 10 at 9 a.m. they will
mark three decades of the larg
est prediction run in America.
The thirtieth annual race in
downtown Pensacola starts and
ends at McGuire's Irish Pub
where there will be a pre-race
breakfast and McGuire's will
host a post-race party for par
All runners/walkers must
predict their finish time in the
application, and those who
come the closest will win the
more than one hundred trophies
to be awarded in fourteen age
groups beginning with 0-9 and
ending at 70 plus.
Registered racers will enjoy
Rich McDuffs Irish sing-along,
Irish drinks, and food beginning
at 9:30 a.m. at McGuire's.
Although the Prediction
Race is the largest in the nation,
speed awards will also be pre
sented in male and female age
groups. Team trophies in male,
female, and military categories
will also be given.
Early registration is $15
through March 1 with late reg
istration from March 3 through
March 9 at $17. Race day regis
tration is from 6:30 to 8 a.m. only
and is $20.
Mail entries to or drop them
off at McGuire's Irish Pub on
East Gregory St. Register
Need more information? Call
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Lighted Hat Contest. She won first prize with her purple feathered
chapeau complete with nine flashlights around the top. The Krewe
of Coma presented her with the grand prize basket full of goodies
prior to the procession from the Sandshaker Lounge to The Dock
to signal the official end of Mardi Gras on Pensacola Beach for 2007.
Pensacola Beach Woman's Club members let the good times roll at their February 15 meeting. In the
midst of their annual Mardi Gras luncheon at Hunt Hall they toasted birthday girls (L to R): Doreen Ellis,
Louise White, and Carol Ascherfeld. The next Woman's Club meeting will be Thursday, March 15 at the
Pensacola Beach Elk's Lodge. Prospective members are always welcome to attend.
Unlike the hurricanes of past
seasons, beach residents will en
joy this stormy presentation. The
University of West Florida Cen
ter for Fine and Performing Arts
and the Department of Music will
present the Symphonic Band
Concert "Stormworks," March 9
at 7:30 p.m. on the Mainstage
Theatre in the CFPA, Building 82.
Admission to the concert is free
and open to the public.
The highlight of the concert
will be a piece titled "Stormworks"
by Stephen Melillo. The concert
will also feature performances of
"Into the Storm" by Robert Smith.
For more information or to
reserve free tickets, call the CFPA
Box Office at (850) 857-6285.
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By Joe Stukey
"Your Computer Pals"
Q.: Should Iput the new Win
dows Vista software on my com-
A: Maybe...but do your
homework first. Vista requires a
lot of horsepower to run properly.
If your computer is more than
couple of years old, you may have
to upgrade your equipment first.
Here are some things to consider:
Vista comes in 5 different variety
ies, ranging from the "basic user"
to "business enterprises". The
best fit for most home users is
Vista Premium. For it to run prop
erly on your computer, you must
have a minimum of 1 gigabyte of
main memory, a 1-gigabyte pro
cessor, and 128 megabytes of
video memory. Most computers
in use today probably don't meet
the memory requirements, but
some can be upgraded.
A good rule of thumb is: If
you're not already running Win
dows XP, your computer is too
old to use Vista. Once you know
that your equipment is capable of
running Vista, ask yourself why
you think you need it. Your com-
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Pensacola Beach Mardi Gras Queens feasted on royal fare at the
Queen's Dinner, Monday, February 12 at Flounder's. Lil Kamphuis,
center, 1994 Krewe of Wrecks Queen, was introduced with cheers
and waves. Sharon Peirce and Edie Draper are to her left with
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Michelle Bourgeois would
not say whether most of her cards
were hearts as she played her way
to first place in the Texas Hold
'Em 4 Fun poker games at The Is
lander Lounge on Valentine's
"Michelle took the chip lead
early at the final table and never
looked back. Beach businessman
J.O. Weeks was the only one with
a chance, but fell to King's over,
on the last hand," said poker pro
mother Rick Uzdevenes.
Mark Jullian took down Anne
Vinson in a classic poker battle
in the historic Islander Lounge on
Santa Rosa Sound is the
backdrop for play at the Paradise
Bar and Grill on Monday nights.
Glenn Burleson had a great night
with strong cards at the final table
as he rode a boat to the winner's
circle on February 12. Michelle
Bourgeois was second continue
ing her excellent play.
Two well-known beach guys
went head to head on February
19 but Tommy Chavis made a late
run to overtake Tex Atkinson in
Winners at Paddy O'Leary's
Irish Pub included Trace Lewis
on February 13 and Anne Vinson
on February 20.
"Everyone is welcome to
come play Texas Hold 'Em 4 Fun,"
said Rick. "We can even sched
ule private games for entertain
ment at your next party."
Sit. Sip. Stay.
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Beach businessman J.O. Weeks, standing left, deals the hand
at the Texas Hold 'Em 4 Fun poker game at The Islander Lounge on
Valentine's Day. At the end of the night J.O. had enough chips to be
the runner up to Michelle Bourgeois.
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PAGE 16 Island Times February 28, 2007
By Danah & Gwen Gibson
Was this a fabulous Mardi
Gras season or what? From the
kickoff King Kake Party through
Parade Day, it was all great! I ran
into folks that I only see this time
of year. I saw some old friends,
and even made some very inter
testing new ones! I don't know
about you, but for some unknown
reason Mardi Gras seems to take
longer to recuperate from every
year! It still hurts!
For this purpose, I have re
searched some top hangover
1). Hair o' the Dog.
Personally, I have never been
able to do this one, buy some
swear by it. A Bloody Mary, or a
tomatojuice/beer. (Equal parts of
both). This was a personal favor
ite of Ernest Hemingway. Another
popular concoction is a mix of
champagne and flat Guinness
beer. Yuck. I would rather suffer.
This can be taken in many
different forms. Coffee, Cokes,
Tea etc. This works well for your
pounding head by constricting
your blood vessels for a while,
which leads to number
3). Alka-Seltzer Cold Plus. I
don't care if you're sick or not, this
one seems to work for me, if only
for a few hours, the combination
of whatever medicines and caf
feine in there, seem to do the trick,
until you are ready for number
4). The Greasy Cheesebur
ger. Doesn't matter where you get
it (as long as you don't have to
cook it yourself!) followed by
5). A nice Long Nap. Defi
nitely the way to go! Works for
me every time.
I wouldjust take a minute to
thank all of you who donated
door prizes and time and effort to
make this year's Krewe of Nauga
Breakfast the biggest and best
ever! Julie Crowell and Susan
Kennedy at JME Realty, Ellen
Bragg at The Best Western, Rene
Mack of Paradise Bar, Grill and
Hotel, Ron Roland for his great
donation of a personalized pet
portrait, the staff at The Dock.
I would love to name each
and everyone of you, but my
space is running out, and I need
to inform everyone that we are
now collecting old cell phones
and empty ink cartridges for The
Humane Society. They can turn
them in for money and they really
need help. We have a collection
box at Danah's Hair Studio, 33 Via
We are also the drop off spot
for donations of notebooks, pen
cils and pencil sharpeners for the
Guatemalian Indian school chil
Call 932-4323 if you have
any questions. Until then be
good to yourself and Happy Hair!
by Pandora de Balthazar
Wise Winks and Fanciful Sheets
In year's past, one slept on
[yes!] freshly ironed sheets,
changed at least twice per week,
slept 8 hours or more nightly, and
took naps on the weekends.
One read the Bible or fanci
ful books, wrote letters instead of
email, and actually held dinner
In years past, the darkness
of the evening was the key to
sleepy-time, and the light of the
day was the clock that woke one
In years present, we have
lamps and florescents, reading
lights, and disco balls to keep us
going til all hours of the night.
The ever intriguing Internet,
electronic games and old faithful:
television, provide us with enter
tainment 24 hours a day, at whim.
Food has even taken on a fast
pace, higher calories, and is of
less value to our bodies, yet we
feel like we have made progress.
In year's future, we will have
more diabetes, heavier bodies,
higher blood pressure, and, per
haps, more memories, if we can
just remember them!
It's time to take time for our
selves in the form of rest, rejuve
nation, and pure selfish uninter
It's time to select the finest
Waterfront Banquet Facility
r Pensacola Beach
quality sheeting, the very best of low yourself to go there earlier
down pillows, and the lightest of and sleep longer.
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you can choose for your bed and friends and family will even more!
those of your family. Preparing If you would like more informa
yourself for an all night treat will tion call me at 850-432-4777.
make your uninterrupted sleep
only better. Pensacola
In fact, present time invested
in sleep will pay dividends in Beachl
weight loss, good health, and Eleinenitar -
even happiness. School
Getting your Wise Winks
amongst Fanciful Sheets, ironed Spring Break
or not, will be one of the best gifts
you can give to you and your Monday, March 12
family in 2007.
Have some fun with a fanci- thrl'oug Friday, March 16
ful bed, cool and inviting, and al-
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February 28, 2007 Island Times PAGE 17
T4 tIZAbRD'5 TONqGUE
by EXK. Hewson
I just spent six weeks as a
substitute kindergarten teacher
in a Title I public school in East
ern Carolina. Though not one
of my students was from a solid
middle class family and techni
cally would be classified as im
poverished, none was poor in
spirit. That is what I loved
about these kids and the les
sons they taught me. So I
would like to share some of their
pearls of wisdom. Please remem
ber, they were only five-years
One day in class I was suf
fearing from a terrible sinus head
ache. One of my students told
me that his mom gets "my
brains" all the time and the only
thing she can do is lie on the
couch and watch Jerry
Springer. Now that would give
me a "my-brain".
Another day we were prac
timing the sight word "no." I had
asked my students to come up
with a simple sentence using the
word. I used the example "no
running in the halls."
One child wrote the follow
ing: No slapping the pohleece
or you go to jail. As my students
read their sentences, that one
sparked a jubilant discussion
over whose dad was in jail and
why. "You know Mrs. H.," said
one little boy, "there's only
black and white TV in jail." I
guess you learn something new
Every morning I would give
my children a hug. This took all
of my inner strength since ring
worm was being passed from kid
to kid like one shared ice cold
soda on a blistering hot sum-
mer day. Not to mention the few
cases of head lice and the con
stant state of either crusted up
or runny noses. I knew for some
of my kids it was the only hug
they would get and it was be
cause I genuinely cared for
them. I had one student who on
more than one occasion had
suspicious bruises on her body
and face. For the first two
weeks, she would stand stiff as
a board. Then she was the first
in line, running to me to get her
morning hug. On my last day
she said to me, "Mrs. H, I wish
you was my mommy. You gives
the best huggins and you
I could never tell her how
many nights I cried over her
blacked eyes wishing I were her
Monday morning circle
time was always a dicey propo
sition. As much as I tried to
guide and direct sharing, I
couldn't always control what
would pop out of the students'
mouths. Without fail for six
Monday in a row, I was asked
if Santa really existed. I never
really had to answer because
the children who believed were
adamant that he did. One de
voutly religious boy always
answered with "only God truly
My favorite comeback
was, "Oh snap, if you think
some fat bearded white guy
brings you presents, you talking'
smack." How quickly I learned
to disguise a laugh as a cough.
Like most five-year-olds,
they loved to be read to during
rest time and snack time was sa
cred. Sometimes I would even
combine the two, especially on
cold, rainy mornings when our
outdoor time was transformed
into playing duck, duck, goose
in the classroom.
One Friday afternoon I
brought in ice cream sand
wiches and read The Emperor's
New Clothes. One little boy
asked the girl next to him if she
thought my book was made of
real gold. "Of course it is," she
told him. "She buys only the
best." And to think, I hadn't
even looked at the brand of ice
cream sandwiches when I
I am going to miss these
kids. Not so much for the funny
things they said or the fact that
every day they told me I was
pretty or nice or that I they liked
it when I wore my sparkly
shoes. I am going to miss the
fact that for six weeks, I was able
to make a difference not only in
their reading and math scores,
but in their hearts as well.
Until next time.
Make The Sweet Scene
It's a long way from the Beach
to Pace but for serious
chocoholics, it's worth the drive.
Enjoy a morning learning choco
late recipes at the Pensacola Jun
ior College/Continuing Educa
tion course Simply Chocolate.
The class is 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Saturday, March 10, at First
United Methodist Church of
Pace, 4550 Chumuckla Highway.
Cost is $40 per student.
Students start with Bete noire
-a rich, flourless, chocolate cake
-and move to chocolate candy
eggs and everything in between.
Bring your apron and sweet
tooth.Register at any PJC campus
or go to www.pjc.edu/
For information, call 484-1956.
ONE IS FUN Finn Fritz celebrated his first birthday February 13 at
a pirate themed party at Peg Leg's. The chocolate cake was his
favorite part of the day. Finn lives at South Harbor with his parents
Eric and Julie Fritz and big sister Zoey.
Is Sgi IAPPy OU
Saturday, March 3rd, 8pm until...
Full moon/Ja8er Party
music by "Ounnottar" Dager specials
Zager machine to be raffled off at midnigh
Saturday, March 17th
St. Paddy's Dag Pub Crawl -
Shaker stop 2pm
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graded and is good as new. This townhome
features a stainless steel range and refrigera-
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sunrooms, hot tub, and open air decks on
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PAGE 18 Island Times February 28, 2007
Kitchen Runs Amuck
Well I decided to take the
kitchen renovation into my own
hands; literally! You got it. I pulled
out my favorite crowbar and ham
mer and started ripping out the
cabinets, stove and oven. When
I got to the latter, I was surprised
at what I found behind the scene.
I am already to pull the plug, and
there was a 220 line pulled and
directly spliced to the wires of the
stove/oven. Stop, do not pass go,
do not collect $200. Go immedi
ately to the breaker panel and
They did use electrical tape
and one wire nut. They also used
duct tape to re-enforce the
strength of the electrical tape or
so I thought. I opened up the
splices in order to cut and remove
the wire. Upon doing so I discov
ered that they used duct tape as
electrical tape, then electrical tape,
then duct tape over the electrical
tape. Now duct tape is wonder
ful, but it is slightly conductive.
Hello people, have you heard of
the Electrical Code?
I also found additional holes
that were drilled into the floor, but
I can't figure out what they were
used for (probably to let the
roaches in from the cold).
Now if that wasn't enough
they pulled wire outside the wall,
but inside the cabinets. I guess
that wire was an afterthought.
Right now I am tracing the out
lets and lights back to the break
ers. Oh that's another thing. They
did not identify much in the
breaker box because they wired
everything to the same breaker.
I bet now you are wonder
ing how I am surviving with no
kitchen. Well I have a fourth of a
kitchen. The side, with the 1960's
dishwasher (still works well), re
frigerator, sink and microwave is
making this process quite com-
fortable. I plug in the hot plate or
the toaster or the popcorn pop
per or the small oven, one appli
ance at a time. Besides I discov
ered it is better tojust eat raw fruits
More later. I am back to work.
UWF And Rotarians To Honor
Ethical Business Practitioners
The University of West
Florida College of Business and
the Combined Rotary of
Pensacola are sponsoring the
fifth annual "Combined Rotary of
Pensacola Ethics in Business
Award." This award will be given
to one individual from the private
sector and one individual from the
public/non-profit sector. The pur
pose of the award is to recognize
individuals who exemplify the
concept of "service above self"
and work to build a positive sense
of worth within both the business
community and the broader com-
munity as a whole.
Nomination forms may
be picked up at any Rotary Club
in Santa Rosa or Escambia Coun
ties or at the UWF College of
Business, 11000 University Park
way, Pensacola, Building 76.
Forms may also be printed from
the College of Business Web site
at uwf.edu/cob. Completed nomi
nation forms should be sent to
Dean Ed Ranelli, 11000 University
Parkway, Pensacola, Fla., 32514.
The deadline for nominations is
April 13 and the awards present
station is scheduled for May 9.
For more information,
contact Ranelli at (850) 474-2348
or Ted Kirchharr, co-chair, at (850)
The best in DJ entertainment for:
Randy Reynolds was presented with the first ever PegLeg Pete's PegLeg Pete's also honored
Employee of the Year award Monday, February 12. Beeler Gausz, Jimmy "It's All Good" Wiltcher at
General Manager of Pegleg Pete's, made the announcement during the February 12 banquet, who
a special banquet at the Under Where? Bar, where Randy was recently left after more than 15
overwhelmingly selected by staff and managers. Randy has been years, to open up his own
a dedicated A.S.T. at PegLegs for six years. restaurant, Jimmy's Seafood
Cafe, in Gulf Breeze.
IRee_ Rcrt4 U44t' ...
Yes. It is Recyclable
Aluminum cans, foil, trays
Tin cans & bi-metal cans
Glass bottles, jars (empty &
Any color glass bottles orjars
All plastic food containers #1
Plastic bottles and contain-
ers, such as shampoo, de-
tergent, bleach, milk, soda,
water, and aspirin containers,
Microwave food trays
Frozen food boil-in-bag
It is NOT Recyclable
Ceramic pottery, cups, dishes
Windowpane glass or Mirror
All wax laminated cartons/
containers, such as milk car-
Itons, juice boxes & soy milk
Plastic motor oil bottles
BEACH RECYCLING CENTERS
I Via de Luna, between the
School & Our Lady Catholic
I Ft. Pickens Road,
westernmost parking lot
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Real Estate For Rent
Real Estate For Sale
Unobstructed Gulf View 4
BR/4 BA. $995,000. Jeremy S.
Johnson, Realtor, Island Re-
alty of Pensacola Beach.
Townhome 3/2.5, just steps
from the Gulf. Great waterfront
views from patio and balcony.
As is price makes this a great
$395,000. Call Dennis
Remesch, Re/Max on the
Gulf Breeze Proper 2 Bed-
room. 2 bath Sailwind Condo.
Immaculate with pool. New in-
terior. $135,000. Jeremy S.
Johnson, Realtor, Island Re-
alty of Pensacola Beach.
Great Investment Opportu-
nity 3 bedroom/2.5 bath
townhouse for under
$200,000. Swimming pool with
waterfall. Lush landscaping.
Many financing options avail-
able. Available for Lease. Call
850-934-3233 for your tour.
Real Estate House
DEEP PROTECTED WATER-
FRONT: 3 bedroom townhome
w/4 slips & Gulf views, no flood-
ing walk to Gulf pier & Board-
walk $575,000 Call Grey Burge
@ Real Estate House
Portofino Best 2 BR unit in
the complex. Unobstructed
views of the gulf, sound, and
westerly view of beach
$925K. Jeremy Johnson, Is-
land Realty, 850-377-3145
2001 Honda Civic, LX 107k
miles, power lock/windows,
CD/AM-FM, cruise, $5,200/
Dune Buggy, Volkswagen, Yel-
low. Street Legal. $6000
DAILY WEEKLY MONTHLY
Gulf Front Condo Emerald Isle
on beautiful Pensacola Beach.
Two bedroom Two bath, heated
pool / jacuzzi. Tastefuly fur-
nished. Call 850-934-3442
Three Bedroom House Fur-
nished or Unfurnished.
Monthly or Annual. Completely
Remodeled. Quiet neighbor-
hood on Sound side. A Deal at
$1100 per month. 850-602-8045
Close to Beaches and Shop-
ping 3 bedroom/2.5 bath
townhouse for$1400/ mo. Swim-
ming pool with waterfall. Lush
landscaping. Furnished or un-
furnished. Call 850-934-3233
Real Estate House
Pensacola Beach Studio
Apartment. Newly remodeled
with kitchenette. Electricity, Gar-
bage and water furnished. An-
nual Lease $650/mo+$500 dep.
Monthly $800/mo+$250 dep.
Weekly $250/week+$250 dep.
Call Cis at 850-916-1068
Notebooks, Pencils and
Small Pencil Sharpeners to be
sent to Mayan Indian Children
in Guatemala. Drop off all do-
nations at Danah's Hair Salon,
on Via de Luna, Pensacola
Beach. Chief George Dodge will
be making the trip to South
America in the near future and
will deliver these items person-
ally to the students who are in
need. The First Nations Inter-
tribal Association is a 501 (c) 3
and recognized by the state of
Florida as a non profit. EIN # 16-
1725255, FL not for profit #
Items For Sale
BEDROOM SET 7 piece Solid
Wood Set, still in box. Retail
$3000. Sell $1095. Can deliver
DINING ROOM SET NEW
double pedestal table, w/leaf, 2
arm, 4 side chairs, hutch & buf-
fet. Retail $4K. Must sell $1595.
Can deliver. 850-418-5274
Kitchen Table, counter height,
wood with red mahogany finish
3' H, 4.5' W, 4.5' L still in box,
Island Times T-Shirts for Sale
$10 plus $3 s&h. XL and XXL
only. Send to Shelley Ink, P.O.
Box 844, Gulf Breeze, FL 32561
Dell Photo All-In-One printer
962, (fax, copy and scanner),
manual and CD included, like
new, $150/OBO 850-450-0800
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Gift Shop Sales Associate
Needed for High Volume Estab-
lished Beach Gift Shop. Must be
Dependable, Enthusiastic and Out-
going. Great Hourly Pay, Health Ins.,
401k, paid vacations, all in a fun
beach environment! Call 433-9490
or fax resume to 437-7530.
Surf Side Food Store- Full time and
part time positions. Work in down-
town Pensacola Beach. Good Pay.
Good Working Conditions. Great
Location. Apply in person at the
store, 22 Via de Luna, Pensacola
School Bus Driver. Pensacola
Beach Elementary. Full or part time.
Capable, Bonded, Licensed
Available to clean your home or of-
fice. Please call 850-490-5817 or
850-494-0964 for an appointment.
New mattress sets, brand name,
warranty, still in plastic.
Full from $155
Queen from $175
King from $275
Retail $1600, Sacrifice $650
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CRAB & SEAFOOD SPECIALTIES
0 Fried Shrimp 0 Great Steaks
# Upstairs Beach View Dining
f Living Reef Aquarium Bar
V Outdoor Gulfside Deck
Alaskan Snow ""' P .I
Dungeness She rab
All You Can Eat
WEDNESDAY Dungeness Crab
THURSDAY Alaskan Snow Crab
SUNDAY King Crab
Open 7 days a week
Oysters & Wings
Look for the RED ROOF at the
traffic light on Pensacola Beach
February 28, 2007