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Volume I, Number 10 Pensacola Beach, Florida September 12, 2007
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Shaker Queen Cherri Sellers has ruled over the parties, balls and raucous revelry of the Sandshaker Lounge on Pensacola Beach for 362 days. Before she turns over
her glittering tiara on Sunday, September 16, she will greet her subjects and encourage them to celebrate the thirty-fourth birthday of the little beach bar at the three day
long Shakerfest. Part of her duties will be to choose a winner in the inaugural Buns-N-Guns contest which will take place on Saturday evening. Eager to win the Queen's favor
are well-muscled contenders (L to R): Hugh Patroni, Charlie Wheeler and Jack Kirk. For more, see story Page 2.


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The Sandshaker Lounge
hosts a party so big that it has to
have a Queen to preside over it
Shakerfest 2007 celebrates the
thirtv-fourth birthday of the little
island barmade famousby itssig-
nature drink, the Bushwacker
The event is set for Friday
through Sunday, September 14 -
16 at the Sandshaker Lounge on
Pensacola Beach
The history of the
Bushwacker dates back to 1975
when the former owner of the
Sandshaker visited the Virgin Is-
lands and sipped a frozen drink
like no other she had ever tasted
She returned to Pensacola Beach
to create the Bushwacker, a frosty
Kahlua laden concoction
"We are proud to serve the
Bushwacker," said Sonny
Campbell, co-owner of the
Shaker "Thle often imitated adult
milkshake is soldbeachwide, but


the Shaker's is the original "
The kickoff of the event is
at 8 30 p m on Friday when the
Michael Jencks Band takes the
stage Music will rock the Shaker
all weekend with Wildwood Sat-


Coltrane closes the event on Sun-
day afternoon
Linda Ierry was the very
first Queen of the Shaker fol-
lowed by Cherri Sellers who will
preside over this year's festival
It is the final event of Cherr's
royaltenure The Shaker tiarawill
be bestowed on the entrant who
raises the most votes before the
coronation on Sunday, Septem-
ber 16 at 5 30 pm Each vote
costs one dollar and the money
willbe donated to the News Jour-
nal In Education's Pelican pro-
gram
The program uses the pro-


ceeds from its colorful pelican
campaignto produce educational
classroom materials Pensacola
Beach Elementary School uses
these materials in preparing for
the FCAT tests
"Our goal is to get a
Sandshaker Pelican," said
Beverly Boswell, Shaker co-
owner "We have to donate
$5,500 to earn one We already
have a name picked out and our
donation supports local stu-
dents "
Royal coronations, sipping
bushwackers and dancing to the
tunes of local bands are not the
only things to do at the
Shakerfest There is a line-up of
games, contests and a drawing for
door prizes Spin to Win will be
played on Saturday afternoon,
followed by a live remote with
Cat Country from 5 to 7p m
Shakin' things up at the


Shaker is nothing new, so the ar-
rival of the Biker Chick Slumber

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The Biker Chicks are a group of
women who gather for a day of
motorcycle riding and a night of
partying This is the fourth year
that the Slumber Party has been
held on Pensacola Beach
"We spend all morning on
the road, enjoying the ride and the
camaraderie of our sisters We
will have some lunch and rde to
the Beach where we relax andget
ready to celebrate Biker Chick
style m our pajamas," said coor-
dinator Babz Helm of Gulf
Breeze
Men are not allowed to ride
with the group but are encour-
aged to join them at the Shaker
for the big party
The premier attraction on
Saturday m~ht is the first ever


Guns-N-Buns Contest at 9 pm
"We want the guys to have
time to show off the results of
their hard work in the weight
room," said Beverly Boswell
Men can flex their way to cash
andprizes There isno charge to
enter.
And, everyone is encour-
aged to get in the Slumber Party
spirit by wearing their best
loungewear to the Sandshaker on
Saturdaynight Secretjudges will
award prizes to the m ost creative.
sexiest and Shaker-festive pa-
jama clad people in the crowd at
10 pm
"Of course we are looking
fonrardto the Guns-N-Buns Con-
test at the Shaker," said Babz
"That, and the loiungewaear contest
There's something for everyone "
The fum lasts all weekend to
give everyone a chance to toast
the new Queen ofthe Shaker Bar


Board "'... -' .: New Document Combining Hotel Ordin-.:.- '" Wi. SRIA Policy


The FatLady is still stand-
ing by in the wings, as the Santa
Rosa Island Authority contin-
ues to ponder the Escambia
County's hotel definition ordi-
nance and their own statement
ofpolicy Mike Stebbms, SRIA
attorney, presented a blended
document combining SRIA
guidelines with the County's
ordinance at the September 5
full board meeting Chairman
Vernon Prather moved that the
Board members study the com-
bined document, and it will be
placed on the September 26
Committee meetings agenda
Attorney Robert
Emmanuel, who represents the
Innisfree Hotel Corporation
commented, "That is a good
approach I agree that you
should take time to study and
comment "
Kelly Robertson, former
SRIA Board member who was
removed from his position by
his commissioner Gene
Valentino brought his message
to the board
"This definition (ordi-
nance) certainly stretches the
difference between a dweling
unit and a lodging unit," he
said "This is tough and it is
your responsibility to serve the
residents, merchants and future
visitors to the Beach I urge you
to continue to come up with
good ideas and not to echo
someone else "
Board member Dr Thomas


Campanella said that he still be-
ieves that the State of Florida
allows the SRIA to be more re-
strictive than the County ordi-
nance "The State granted us
that power," he said
Tammy Bohannon agreed
with Campanella "In all my
years on the Beach, I have
never seen the SRIA board as
ineffective as it is now This
Board has been historically
very powerful." she said
Beach resident Gary Smith
told the Board that this ordinance
is an end around run to circum-
vent the building cap "I think
you should stay the course Stand
up for what you kinow is right and
make the Commissioners fire
you," he said
Robert Rinke, one of the
Portofmo developers, came be-
fore the Board to voice his
opinion and to describe the
change in development
Portofimo would take
I am not in favor of the way
the hotel ordinance reads," he
said "It is not good for the is-
land I have stated that from the
beginnng and still feel that way "
Rminke told the Board he
would seek approval for the
density exception up to 50 units
per acre and secondly, he will
ask for conceptual approval for
a development which includes
an additional 366 condo-hotel
units
At the request ofJohn Pea-
cock, the Mardi Gras funding


was moved to the regular
agenda Peacock said, "As near
as I can figure parade costs
were about $30,000 (Actual
figure from the Krewe of
Wrecks was $31,909 )
Peacock added that he was
in favor of a 50-50 split with
the Krewe and that the $20,000
SRIA funding was not really an
equal spit
"Don't get me wrong," he
said "I am in favor of support-
ing this, but just at a 50-50
share I don't want to be pay-
ing so they can have more beer
and beads "
Campanella reminded Pea-
cock that the funding was to
pay for barricades, security and
ambulances
Peacock said, "' here must
be a better way to do this "
Rather retorted that, per-
haps, there was, but we will
"Let's look at it now." Pea-
cock said
Tammy Bohannon then
made a motion that the funding
remain the same as previously
recommended. The motion
passed four to one with Pea-
cock voting against
In other business, Morgan
Park will now become part of
the SRIA's park system for op-
eration and maintenance
Buck Lee, SRIA executive
director said, "This park is a
beautiful place located on the
Sound and is full of native veg-


elation it is an asset to the Is-
land The park wais founded
and operated with the help of
private citizens
Excessive amounts of litter
on the Island came up for dis-
cussion with the possibility of
going back to the proactive
"Leave Only Your Footprints,
Please" campaign Buck Lee
said they need a Code Enforce-
ment Officer full time to write
tickets to litterers and for dogs
on the sandy beaches
During the Board Mem-
bers' Forum. Peacock said he
would like to see the bird sanc-
tuary on the causeway paved
for a parking lot at a cost of


$125,000
Dave Hemphill, Baskerville
Donovan Engineers, told the
Board that area must be main-
tained as a spoi site for dredg-
ing the pass They could pave
it, but they would have to tear
it up to receive the sand every
time they dredged
And, finally, there are no
m ore SRIA depart ent m anag-
ers They will all be called di-
rectors from now on with Buck
Lee as the Executive Director
The SRIA Committee
meetings will be at the Author-
ity office at 5 p m on Wednes-
day, September 26 All meet-
ings are open to the public


Woman's Club Gets Down To Business
Meeting Features Speakers, Pot Luck Luncheon


The Pensacola Beach
Woman's Club will meet on
Thursday, September 20,1 liam
at Our ady of the Assumption's
Hunt Hall The first business
meeting ofthe 2007-2008 season
will include a presentation given


by a representative from the
Portofino Medical Spa
Members should bring a dish
to share forth pot luck luncheon
Prospective members are wel-
come to attend For information
call Sandi Johnson. 916-2533


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Island Times


September 12, 2007




S1


Barefoot on the Beach


September used to be the
marquee month of the year for the
Beach family. The sun was still
high in the sky and the tempera-
tures seemed to be forever
trapped at ninety plus degrees.
But the tourists had vanished.
The tourists flies had not yet ar-
rived. Itwas time forthe family to
take back its Beach. This was not
done with bows and arrows and
slingshots, but with pomp and
circumstance that only the Beach
family could muster. The event
they had looked forward to all
year was about to happen.
Chuck Steele, the Chief
Wino, had gone into solemn con-
clave with the Beach's wise men.
After they emerged from their
conferences, Chuck would an-
nounce that the Beach Bum of the
Year awards would take place at
Dirty Joe's on a certain day at a
certain time.
He would also give direc-
tions to the Scavenger Teams to
Bobby D's to pick up their lists.
The Scavenger Hunt preceded
the Awards Ceremony, and con-
tained such memorabilia as old
matchbook covers, ancient t-
shirts, a live tourist, and a live
skink. The hardest item to come
by was the live skink. Squeamish
girls on the teams hunted for
young beach boys who were will-
ing to find and provide them with
the animal. The Scavenger team
which gathered the most items
received a Grand Award at the
Beach Bum ceremony. It was
grand, but I can't remember ex-


actly what it was.
Another event which pre-
ceded the Awards was the sub-
mission of asandspur to compete
as the largest, heaviestplant. Resi-
dents worked for a year or more
cultivating patches of sandspurs,
in the hope of creating the win-
ner. Beating Sandy Watkins' en-
try was the big deal. She had a
prickly thumb and a sharp touch
in her sandspur garden, and won
the event year after year. Chuck
measured and weighed the entries
with special measuring and
weighing instruments just to as-
sure accuracy. There was a prize
for that, too, but I can't remember
what it was.
The entire Beach family
showed up at Dirty Joe's on
AwardsNight to find out who the
Winos had chosen as the Beach
Bum of the Year. The credentials
were simple and uncomplicated.
The honoree just had to show
that he or she had not worked
during the past year and, there-
fore, had no visible means of sup-
port. Invisible means of how the
heck they lived were never re-
vealed.
Speculation ran high on
AwardsNight. Maybe, even a few
bets were placed, but that is not a
confirmedfact
The ceremony which usually
began about ten p.m. was ago-
nizingly long. Chuck had master
skills at building excited anticipa-
tion before the Beach Bum's iden-
tity was revealed.
Preliminaries contained two


oddball awards that only Chuck
Steele could have devised. In
complete seriousness, he gave
the Statesman of the Year award
to the worst politician in the
United States. Apparently, they
were never hardto find. Then, he
gave the Haute Cuisine award to
the Beach restaurant which
served the worst gastronomical
atrocities. This citation was not
especially acceptable to some
eateries. Those who received the
award are all closed now.
I believe it was at this point
that the crowd took a beer break
although Chuck was still busy
with the ceremony. Then, things
began to heat up. Sandspur and
Scavenger Teams awards were
announced among much cheer-
ing, applauding and drum rolls.
The Rookie Beach Bum was in-
troduced, and finally the Beach
Bum of the Year took the stage,
and the microphone away from
Chuck. The victory was won. The
family had taken back its Beach.
Its celebration reached riotous
proportions and when things fi-
nally settled down, Chuck handed
the prize to the person who had
just received the highest honor
ever awarded to a Beach family
member
I do remember the Beach
Bum's prizes. First, there was the
cool t-shirt which the Bum got to
keep. And, the roving trophy was


ByJane Waters Cooper


a specially designed piece of drift-
wood, with a little doll sitting on
it, which The Bum could keep for
a year I remember that piece of
driftwood well. I was the Beach
Bum of the Year in 1995. Iconsid-
ered that election to be the peak
ofmy career.
When Opal arrived about
one month after I became Beach
Bum, I left my house and did not
look back. The driftwood trophy
remained on the Beach in my
downstairs. Miraculously, out of
all the debris a hurricane gener-
ates, the trophy surfaced. It was
coated with sand, but otherwise
intact. We lovingly cleaned it up
and Frank re-varnished it. In
1996, it went on to Gibby to keep
for a year.
The first Beach Bum cer-
emony that I covered for The Is-
lander Newspaper was Nasty
Billy Carrol's year. The last one I
attended was the year 2000 when
Harry Gowens was named Beach
Bum of the Millennium.
Every September I'm tempted
to get out my bedraggled t-shirt
and wear it for a day. It would re-
mind me of how hard Chuck
worked to draw the event to-
gether and how important it all
was as the family took the Beach
back, at least, for a few months. I
would remember how we closed
the Beach down on Awards night,
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TRI-------------VIA------
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COLUMNIST'S BEST EVER
Candace Segar, Nuts and
Bolts columnist for the Island
Times, celebrated her "best
ever" birthday on August 20.
Leo, the lion, smiled down on
her while she enjoyed a family
party on the Beach.
NORTHAND SOUTH
Charlie and Joanne Brooks
are back in their Beach condo
once again after spending time
in their Key Largo home. They
flip flop between north and
south Florida all year long.
MESSAGEFROMBOBBY D
Geaux Saints, says Bobby
Draper who, for many years, op-
erated the New Orleans Saints
Beach Headquarters at his bar on
Pensacola Beach. Bobby happily
retired. Lana is still busy work-
ing. Bobby says retirement is
okay, but he misses his Beach
friends and Saints fans.
LONGESTPARTY
Beach Chamber Board
members Nora Jones and Sean
Rogan proclaimed August to be
"party month." Sean cel-
ebrated his birthday on August
8 and Nora on August 21, so
they partied all month long.
FOOTBALL FEVER
Former Beach resident
Connie Acevedo has become a
real football fan. Her grandson,
Alexander Brewer plays on the
Gulf Breeze Dolphin ninth grade
squad and wild horses couldn't


have kept Connie from the sea-
son opener, August 30. Go Dol-
phins.
GOINGGOLFIN'
Alice Bohannon and Debra
Foley are sharing a new gold
golf cart. The only problem for
the two beach moms is their
children monopolize the cart.
Debra says she is going to make
it a "moms only" vehicle, so
they can enjoy it.
BOARDING SCHOOL
Kindergartner Kyla
Homewood loves the Beach
School so much she said she
would like to live with her
teacher Jennifer Neal in the
classroom. She had it all
planned out including sleeping
on her pink naptime mat at
night. Her mom and dad nixed
that idea.
BEACH GIRLSIN MEXICO
Amy DePew traveled to
Mexico Beach to visit Lynn
Cieutat's home away from home.
Lynn has a beach house on
Mexico Beach where the two
were working on the serious
business of sending out party
invitations.
KEY WEST COOL
Sabine Sand Bar owner
Dale Andersen beat the August
heat on Pensacola Beach by
heading south. Seems Key
West had cooler temps, so Dale
headed down to the Keys for a
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Former Catholic High
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Bryantfrom Gulf Breeze has been
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bama Crimson Tide. Patrick, who
played professional baseball af-
tergraduation, is back on the grid-
iron. Proud mom Karen says he's
ready to work hard at school and
football.
CHARLIECELEBRATES
Charlie Thompson is among
that pride of lions prowling
around the Beach celebrating
August birthdays. Charlie's birth-
day was August 31.


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Where have all the trivia mas-
ters gone? Is it too many parties,
too little time? Well, not one of
your answers was the right one
for the last trivia, and yet the an-
swer was printed right before
your eyes. The question: "How
many miles of public streets are
there on Pensacola Beach?" All
that was necessary was to pick
one of the three possible an-
swers. The correct one was 20.96
miles. The information for this
question came from Dave
Hemphill, Baskerville Donovan
Engineers. Oh well, the coveted
t-shirt has been carefully folded
and goes back on the shelf until


Pioneer Beach Resident Passes Away

FRIENDS SAY FAREWELL To BETTY BLAKE


Betty Blake, a well known
resident of Pensacola Beach for
many years, passed away Mon-
day, September 3. This was the
same day she was married to her
late husband, Bill Blake in 1930.
Bill and Betty were the par-
ents of eleven children, two of
whom were well known on the
Beach, Susie Hastings and the


late Paddy Blake. Susie, who is
married to Pete Hastings, lived
on the island for many years and
was a bona fide member of the
Beach family. Although Paddy
lived in Gulf Breeze with his wife,
Shirley, he worked on the Beach
and visited Bobby D's almost ev-
ery day.
Betty, a devout Catholic, was


a member of Our Lady of the As-
sumption Mission, and later of St.
Ann's in GulfBreeze.
Betty was truly her own per-
son and lived independently until
2005 when she enteredBay Breeze
Nursing Home in GulfBreeze.
Betty would have celebrated
her ninety-ninth birthday on Oc-
tober 15.


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If you don't like questions
about streets, how about fish
hatcheries? "There once was a
fish hatchery on Pensacola
Beach. Where was it located?"
The carefully folded t-shirt
willbeyours if you are thefirstto
email the correct answer
Rules are the same. Send
your trivia answer to
islandtimes@bellsouth.net with
"trivia" in the subject line. The
deadline to respond is 5 p.m. on
Wednesday, September 19.
Good luck and thanks for
playing!


PAGE 4


Island Times


September 12, 2007






Mr Harry's Park Dedication Includes County Resolution


The Harry Gowens Park
dedication invitation caught the
attention of County Commis-
sioner Grover Robinson who rep-
resents the Beach Whenhe real-
ized the Beach Chamber was dedi-
cating a park to honor the late
Harry Gowens, Spirit of
Pensacola Beach and Beach Bum
of the Millennium, Grover acted
quickly. He requested that the
Commission compose a resolu-
tion, full of "whereases" to be
read at the dedication
In case you were unable to
attend the celebration in Harry's
honor, here are the six
"whereases" and one "now there-
fore" signed by the five Commis-
stoners, and recorded by Ernie Lee
Magaha in the County's records.
PROCLAMATION
WHEREAS, residents of
Pensacola Beach cannot remi-
nisce about the character and his-
tory of Pensacola Beach without
thinking of one of its origmalresi-
dents, Harry Gowens, and
WHEREAS, in order to pre-
vent students from being bussed
across two bridges, twice a day,
Harry founded the Pensacola
BeachElementary School. Today,
this school ranks among the


academically ehte in the State of
Florida, and
WHEREAS, from 1992-1995,
Harry served as a member of the
Santa Rosa Island Authority
(SRIA) Durig his tenure, hespon-
sored a contest to create a logo to
adorn the sides of the SRIAMain-
tenance Department's vehicle fleet
That same logo is still being used
today, and
WHEREAS, Harry invented
and orchestrated the annual
"Beach Appreciation Party". He
was the very first "King" of the
"Krewe of Wrecks" when Mardi


Gras began onthe Beach in 1980.
For his many acts of kindness,
Harry became the sole recipient of
the "Spirit of Pensacola Beach"
award, and
WHEREAS, Harry, a natural-
born prankster, received such rec-
ognitions as being named "Beach
Bum of the Millennium" and "Pre-
mier Wooly Booger"; and
WHEREAS, even though Mr
Harry Gowenswas quite the "char-
acter", he also had a more senous
side He was a farm boy from Ball
Play, Alabama, who went on to
earn his PhD.


Pensacola Beach Chamber of Commerce President Jeff Elbert,
center, reads the County's proclamation at the Harry Gowens Park
dedication, August 24. Listening intently are Harry's children Joanne
Faddis, left, and Glen Gowens.


NOW, THEREFORE, the
Board of County Commissioners
of Escambia County, Florida, in
honor and in recognition of Mr
Harry Gowens' many years of
dedicated and sometimes humor-
ous service to his Pensacola
"Beach Family" pays tribute to
Mr. Gowens and his family on the
momentous occasion of the dedi-
cation of the "Harry Gowens Me-


morialPark"
Board of County Commissioners
Escambia County, Florida
Kevin W White, Chairman
District Five
Marie K Young, Vice Chairman
District Three
D M "Mike" Whitehead,
District One
Gene M Valentino,District Two
Grover C Robinson, IV,
District Four


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I've got a big recipe for you
today! I mean 'big' as in was
servedatthe SandDollar Cafe on
special occasions, so it will feed
around 40-50 people. It's good
for the upcoming holidays, so
save this one.
"Let the social season be-
gin!" That's if someone can tell
me when it ever ended. We (Is-
landers) are extremely social and
it seems that the "social season"
has become year-round.
And, I would like to know ifI
was the only one to buy a roll of
100 stamps right before the price
increase! Thank God, I finally fin-
ished with that. No wonder I stay
so tired....
The "girls" returned safely
from their cruise with many ad-
ventures to share No, I did not
cruise myself, but I did send my
blinking shoes and a pair of ear-
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one who can wear my shoes, so I
know they enjoyed the trip. The
earrings went with Courtney
Winstead because while shop-
ping I had fantasies of being very,
very thin with a long, elegant,
lovely neck. Reality returned in-
stantly when I got home and
Courtney fits the earrings. Any-
way, I only heard bits and pieces
about of their adventures during
the cruise. I inquired about hurri-
cane damage and Courtney said
that she did see some damage
"And that," she said, "was only
because they were on the wrong
side of the island from where they
were supposed to be There
were fourteen ladies in two ve-
hicles you do the math!
I hope all our Grandparents
and Grandparents-to-be had a
happy Grandparents Day. Thafs
another bonus, besides the
grandbabies themselves, we get
another holiday Jesiahandlgot
newhairdo's Hegota'mo-hawk'
and I very seriously considered
doing the same But, Jesiah said
people would laugh at me, and
while I don't care, you don't want
to embarrass the grandchildren.
So, thanks to Gwen, I just went
shorter than ever and I love it.
Next summer, we'll do this first
instead of last
Well, thanks to Tommy
Grice's Watermelon Suck-Off, I
will be cooking this week's recipe,
along with pancakes, at the Elk's


Lodge on Sept. 22 It's a benefit
hosted by the Ladies of the Elks,
whose president is Amy Depew.
She's the one who picked me up
and took me to the Suck-Off Are
you seeing a motive here? Next
thing I know, after sucking enor-
mousamountsoftequila-filledwa-
termelon,I've agreedto cookpan-
cakes at the Lodge That's what
makes Amy such a good presi-
dent and, of course, she's an SOB
and I love her dearly
A late Happy Birthday to
Amy, who celebrated way too
close to the Splash Party for my
recovery penod. We always have
fun with you and we all love you
very much So, Sista Amy, this
one's for you.
Okay, it's a big recipe so let's
cook

Country Breakfast Pie

2 Cups chopped ham
8 Cups hash browns
1 Cup green pepper, finely
diced
1 Cup onion, finely diced
24 Large eggs
1 Cup milk
2 tsp salt
2 tsp pepper
4 Cups cheddar cheese,
shredded
1 2 Cups cooked bacon,
crumbled.

Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
Place hash browns in a greased
casserolepan andbake 10-15min-
utes until lightly browned Mean-
while, saute peppers and onions
in bacon drippings, until slightly
soft, then remove from heat and
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per, mix well. Add ham, onions
and peppers to egg mixture, mix-
ing well Remove hash browns
from oven, pour egg mixture over
hash browns, return to oven, bake

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con on top. Return to oven until
cheese melts and is lightly
browned.
This can be prepared and re-
frigerated overnight before bak-
ing egg mixture Then, justbake
and add cheese and bacon.
Enjoy andremember, Grand-
parents "Its not so much that
we're getting older, there's just a
lot more young people out there!"
See ya in the kitchen......


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flavored vodka and chocolate liqueur. If you missed this one, Bob
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SCHOOLFORFLOUNDER
Why not host a seminar
about catching Flounder at
Flounder's? Anglers can get the
skinny on the Flat fish, Monday,
October 15 at 7 p.m. It's free and
hosted by Hook, Line and Sinker
guys Eric Holstman and Chris
Phillips.
GETSTEAMED
Now that the kids are back in
school and the holidays are just
weeks away, think about clean-
ing carpets, floors and uphol-
stery. Joyce and her hard work-
ing gang at Stanley Steemer can
whisk away the stains of summer
leaving you with no worries.
LOOKFORFINS
JoAnn Johnson's Chase-N-
Fins charterboat glides out in the
Sound with passengers looking
for fins. Dolphins are the fins of
choice, and apparently plentiful.
Call ahead and book a trip. Noth-
ing to do but enjoy.
PARTY SPIRIT
Every month volunteers plan
a birthday party for the local chil-
dren infoster care. Beach resident
Susan Newkirk puts a special
touch on each party with colorful
birthday party plates and nap-
kins.
ROYALAMBIION
Kaycee Klisart, who works at
The Market on the Island, wants
to earn the Shaker Queen title. She
is asking customers and friends
to spend a dollar and vote for her.
Also joining the race for the tiara
is Beach resident Ann Kirk. All
the money goes to charity.
SAILING SAILING
New skippers from nearby
communities were accepted by
the Pensacola Beach Yacht Club
in August. Tim and Nancy Mor-
gan from Gulf Breeze and Mike
Pederson, Ron and Karen Jordan,
Pensacola are the new members.
MORE TUNES
Kim Duell, SRIA events coor-
dinator, spread the good news.
Bands on the Beach will continue
through October 30 when the
wanna be Beatles band, Not Quite
Fab, will perform from 7 to 9 at the
Gulfside Pavilion.
GOODBYE BEACHBALL
The iconic Beach Ball water
tower located at the east end of
Pensacola Beach was razed on
Wednesday, September 5. The
landmark was no longer serving as
a water containment system and
required upkeep, so Emerald Coast
Utilities Authority had it removed.
The Casino BeachBall watertower
belongs to the SRIA and no plans
for its removal have been an-
nounced.


School Grounds Going Green


Pensacola Beach Elementary
School students will soon enjoy
more greenery around their sandy
grounds. Andy Holk, a parent, has
donated sod to the school which
will planted by volunteers on the
school grounds. The Board also
plans to install more irrigation and
add more sea oats to the school's
landscape. This announcement
was made at the August 27 meet-
ing of the school board.
The school continues to im-
prove both academically and
physically and has added a new
teacher, Megan DiPesa, who will
co-teach the 26 first grade students
with Sandee Bredesen. School of-
ficials are still conducting inter-
views for a music teacher.
"We had a good smooth start
this year," Jeff Castleberry, princi-
pal said. "The teachers are back
and ready for another great year."
The School Improvement
Committee composed of teachers


Sandee Bredesen and Susan
McLeod, and Board member
Shelby Smith are focusing on the
task of writing goals for the School
Improvement Plan. They have set
goals in reading, writing, math,
technology, safety and parent in-
volvement.
Donations from the Partners-
In-Education program are nearing
completion with approximately
$100,000 in cash and in-kind con-
tributions received. The names of
the 2007 Partners will be on display
onthe Partner's Board at the school
about the middle of September.
Open House at the school will
be tomorrow night, Thursday, Sep-
tember 13 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. The
PTA will present a brief program
and then the parents will be free to
visit their child's classroom.
The School Board will meet
next on Monday, September 24 at
6 p.m. at the school. All meetings
are open to the public.


The first grade classroom at the Beach School has a boatload of students -
twenty-six to be exact, so each week a captain is appointed to help steer the
class. Aboard the Good Ship Number One are (L to R): Deckhand Cayson
McCurdy, new teacher Megan DiPesa, and Captain Steele Chambers. Not in
photo is First Mate Alli Seeker.

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By Dr. Chuck Randle
Pastor, Pensacola Beach Community Church


I love stories, especially
those that give encouragement
and help us get through difficult
times. I like the one told ofa wa-
ter bearer in India who had two
large pots, each hung on each
end of a pole which he carried
across his neck. One of the pots
had a crack in it, and while the
other pot was perfect and always
delivered a full portion of water
at the end of the long walk from
the stream to the master's house,
the cracked pot arrived only half
full.
After two years the poor
cracked pot thought of itself as a
failure, and said to the water
bearer, "I am ashamed ofmyself,
and I want to apologize to you."
When the bearer asked what it
was ashamed of, the cracked pot
said, "I have been able, for these
past two years, to deliver only half
my load because this crack in my
side causes water to leak out all
the way back to your master's
house. Because of my flaws, you
have to do all of this work, and
you don't get full value from your


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efforts." The water bearer sug-
gested to the pot that it take a
close look at the beautiful flow-
ers along the path. He said,
"There were flowers only on your
side of your path, but not on the
other pot's side. That's because
I have always known about your
flaw, and I took advantage of it. I
planted flower seeds on your side
of the path, and every day while
we walk back from the stream,
you've watered them. For two
years I have been able to pick
these beautiful flowers to deco-
rate my master's table. Without
you being just the way you are,
he would not have this beauty to
grace his house."
Isn't it wonderful that with
our unique flaws, impurities, id-
iosyncracies, far from being per-
fect, we can add something of
value to world! What an encour-
agement that should give to all of
us, as we live each day of our
lives.


The Comfort Inn confer-
ence room was crowded with
members of the Pensacola Beach
Chamber of Commerce at their
meeting August 30, and the at-
mosphere was filled with opti-
mism and enthusiasm.
"Our positive growth is
evidenced by the outstanding
Harry Gowens Park dedication
we just hosted," Jeff Elbert,
president said.
The Beach summer has
been highlighted by events
such as the fireworks display,
sponsored by Chamber mem-
bers.
Sandy Johnston, Chamber
executive director, announced
the large influx of visitors to the
Island reporting record num-
bers of guests all summer long
at the Visitor's Information Cen-
ter, capped by 5611 in July.
"That's 800 more than we
had in July 2006," she said.
Buck Lee, Santa Rosa Is-
land Authority executive direc-
tor, gave the members an update
on the progress of projects now
under way including the widen-
ing of Via de Luna which is
scheduled for completion Octo-
ber 10.
Buck said the hotel defini-


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tion would be discussed again
at the September SRIA meet-
ings. "Our skyline is going to
change dramatically in the next
five years," he said.
Buck also told the Chamber
members that a number of beach
businesses have received let-
ters in regard to their signs. He
said all sign ordinance viola-
tions must be brought into com-
pliance within 30 days.
Buck complimented the
Chamber on their dedication of
the Harry Gowens Memorial
Park. "The Chamber did a great
job, good publicity, and there
was a great turnout," he said.
Members' reports at the
Roundtable reflected a positive
business climate. Phyllis
Shanks said Portofino was
booked for Labor Day and they
are working on fall packages.
"I want to remind all of you
that the October 30 meeting of
the Chamber will be onboard
the Portofino One," she said.
"Don't miss the boat."
Jeff Bowman and Trish
Pleasant, representing the sail-
ing charter Namaste, reported a
great summer and thanked the
Island Times, hotels and busi-
nesses that recommended


them.
"We try to make each cli-
ent feel special to enhance their
vacation," Trish said. "We think
we succeed, because we often
get hugs."
Members ofthe Events Com-
mittee are now preparing the
schedule of events which will take
place during the month long "Sea-
son Your Holidays with Island
Spirit" promotion. The promotion
will start December 1 and end with
the Polar Bear Plunge on January
first.
The holiday event will fea-
ture a lighted boat parade, a street
parade, musical performances,
caroling on a double decker bus,
Santa Claus look alike contests
and many things which are still in
the planning stages.
The next Chamber busi-
ness meeting will be at 8:30 a.m.
at the Comfort Inn on Septem-
ber 25. The Business After
Hours will be a joint meeting
with the Gulf Breeze Chamber
on Thursday, September 27 at
Bamboo Willie's at 5:30 p.m.
For information on Cham-
ber events or membership,
please call Sandy Johnston at
the Visitor's Information Center
at 932-1500.


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Roadway Construction, Hurricane

Repair Projects Near Completion


Only three of the twenty-two
project including roadway im-
provements andhurricane repairs
onPensacola Beachremaintobe
completed, according to a report
from Dave Hemphill, Baskerville
Donovan Engineers Speakingat
the September 5 meeting of the
Santa Rosa Island Authority,
Hemphill said Via de Luna would
be substantially complete by Oc-
tober 10. "It was $22 million dol-
lars inwork and we came inunder
budget," he said
Hemphill recommended that
Boardmembers visit CowleyPark
"Cowley Park looks great. It
is ready for residents and visitors
to enjoy," he said
The Via de Luna project
schedule is in two parts The work
east from Avenida 10 to Avenida
23 and the work west from the
Shopping Center Hemphill ex-
plained that the road would en-
croach about five feet to the
south at the Shopping Center to
accommodate the four-lane sec-
tion
Referring to other projects


Hemphill said, "The 21 picmc shel-
ters at Fort Pickens gate are under
construction They will be identi-
cal to those on the Sound which
weathered the storm so well."
Completion date is October 25.
Design has begun on the
Little Sabine stormwater improve-
ment The first project will be a
pumping station from the Sound
to Little Sabine Bay to improve
water quality. Funding for improv-
mg Little Sabine Bay will come
from two grants.
"We have met with the De-
partment of Environmental Pro-
tection to discuss the permitting
issues of the intake structure and
the secondary impacts to the
Sound and to Little Sabine Bay,"
he said "The water quality im-
provement will be an ongoing
project in Little Sabine Bay "
Hemphill announced that he
would review the documents
which were received in the re-
quest for proposals for the con-
struction of a parking garage in
four different locations at the Sep-
tember 26 committee meetings.


Beach Chamber Meetings


Tuesday, September 25. Members Comfort Inn 8:30 a.m
Thursday, Sept 27 After Hours Bamboo Willie's 5:30 p.m.


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How should I dispose of old
computers?
Throwing them in the trash
can is not a good way to protect
the environment If you disas-
semble the computer and remove
the components you can throw
away the empty case, butmostof
the other parts contain metals
that should not be in the landfill.
The circuit boards inside elec-
tronic equipment contain lead,
mercury, cadmium, and other
heavy metals that are bad for the
environment The chips can
sometimes be reused, but are usu-
ally melted down and used to
manufacture new chips Several
pounds of lead can be found in
the picture tubes of TVs and old
computer monitors.
Escambia and Santa Rosa
counties sometimes sponsor an
RECYCLE
Beach
Locations


West:
Ft. Pickeni
Parking Lot North

East: Cowley Park
Via de Luna


By Joe Stukey
"Amnesty Day," during which
residents are allowed to bring old
computer equipment, batteries,
chemicals, paint, etc to desig-
nated collection points around
the county More than 90 per-
cent of an old computer's parts
can be reused or melted down by
professional recyclers
InEscambia County, comput-
ers, monitors, printers and other
electronics canbe delivered to the
landfill on the second Saturday of
every month between 8 a.m and
noon, at 13009BeulahRoadm Can-
tonment(850-937-2160) Atthat
facility, the electronics are pro-
cessed for recycling.
This article was providedby
The Stukey Group. For questions,
contact Joe atjoe@ycpals.com


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says that the party officially begins when G Cole boards the boat. Not in photo: Jeff Taggart, Pensacola
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PAGE14 Island Times September 12,2007


r WATE reading the water


The water will start cooling
off soon and the fall feast of
fish' will start
Atthe Gulf Pier, "Pierman"
Trace Lewis says, a few Pom-
pano are being harvested as
they are making a second run.
Live Shrimp and Coon Dog jigs
(white with a pink skirt) are the
baits of choice for the wise an-
gler
A few King have been

Shelby Teaches
Driving Class
Beachresident Shelby Smith
will be instructing the upcoming
AARP Driver Safety Program
which is September 26-27 at the
South Santa Rosa Recreation
Center on Shoreline Dnve in Gulf
Breeze. The AARP Driver Safety
Program is the nation's first and
largest refresher course for driv-
ers age 50 and older
The course is designed to
help you tune up your driving
skills and update your knowledge
of the rules of the road You will
learn about normal age-related
physical changes, and how to
adjust your driving to allow for
these changes Some insurance
companies offer discounts to
AARP program graduates.
The program will also be of-
fered October 24-25 and Novem-
ber 28-29.
To register, call 432-1475.


caught in the last couple of
weeks with one going 40 plus
pounds.
Black Snapper are around
the piles and with a little luck
you can have dinner in no
time Use Live Shrimp on a slip
sinker Spanish are all around
the bait and if you bring a
green/yellow Got-Cha with a sil-
ver body you should have some
hits One angler reported he
caught over 60 Spanish in one
afternoon and filled up
everyone's ice chests on the
Pier
Black Tip Sharks are all
over the Gulf and can be caught


right off the beach in the
Trough on cutbait. Try a chunk
of Ladyfish and hang on
I fished the old bridge the
other day and the Spanish were
so thick the Cast Net boys were
hauling them unlike Mullet That's
the first time I've seen that in all
myyearsonthatbridge Oldman
Bob and the Bridge Boys, Dick
and Danny, have been hot and
heavy filling their boxes with ev-
erything from Flounder to White
Trout Now that the Coast is
clear, there's a lot of room to fish
the system
Do yourself a favor, Go
Fishm'


Santa Rosa Sound, August 31 At the old bridge, Danny took two
nice Flounder. Try your luck with the flat fish. Bull minnows might
be your best bait, but shrimp work, too. Fun to catch. Good to eat.


Santa Rosa Sound, August 31 Bob, who's out on the Old Bridge just
north of Pensacola Beach everyday, was surprised at this white
trout on a Got-Cha lure.



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Dupeire Wears Champions Crown at Paradise


Winners of weekly Texas the background on September 3,
Hold'Em 4444 Fun games gath- Dr Glenn Burleson labored and
ered around the felt at Paradise madehiswaythroughalltheplay-
Bar to test their skills during the ers at the final table He then took
August Champions Tourney held out Fran Cox in the final
on the last day of the month. In Wednesday night action,
Mike Dupeire took down the top beach pioneer and author Tex
players and then defeated Bud Atkinson took out last week's
Waite in the showdown. The championRichardOsborneinthe
mysterious Waldo Defindorfin showdown.
was defending his May, June and "I guess it would be reason-
July Champion'stitles, butfellto able to assume that someone
thirdplace. Anne Vmsonwasthe whose name is "Tex" may have
topfemalefimshern fourthplace. played a game or two of Texas
The monthly tourney is open to Hold'Em," saidtourney promoter
all past champions and weekly RickUzdevenes. "Wehadagreat
winners. week of cards. Lots ofgood com-
Paradise Bar and Grill petition "
The waterfront poker tables The Islander Lounge
at Paradise were hot during Au- At the poker tables in the
gust. On August 22 Trey Weeks oldest bar on Pensacola Beach,
got the hot cards and defended Tim Rnkerwentallthewaywith
his Monday night crown. Fran a nice win over a strong field of
Cox was second players Saturday, August 25 New
Michelle Bourgeois made it comer Vince "TheBigDude" was
back to the winners circle takin' second
out "TheBeachman" Mark Julian Paddy O'Leary's
at Paradise onAugust 27. Justtwo OnAugust 26, Scott Stanley
nights later, Richard Osborne rode to victory against Phil Tracy
claimedhis first TH4F tournament mthe final. Itwas a wild and crazy
victory. Shirley Nolan fought nght We had 16 players Special
hard all night to take second out thanks to J.O. Weeks and Tommy
of a field of 18 players Chavis for dealing cards
With Wildwood jammin' in


The Hard Rock Casino Biloxi
hosted a premier party at the
Olive Drop on Pensacola Beach,
August 29. Representatives
from the newly opened casino
came to the beach to invite
residents to visit them in Biloxi.
In the crowd at the well attended
event was Beach resident Marta
Ray, left, joined by Ali Ladner, Hard
Rock Slots Host.


Phil Tracy went all the way
with a big win over Anne Vinson
in the final onAugust 28
On September 2, Tommy
Chavis shuffled his way to a win
taking out Sean Nolan m the fi-
nal Pierman Trace Lewis hauled
in a whopper win September 4
overall thetopbeachplayers Sec-
ondhand Fran Coxwas right there
to claim another runner up spot.
Farewell
Mark "Beachman" Julianhas
packed up and moved back to
Texas He says he's landed a great
job "Take it from me, ifyouhave
to leave the area it can't be that
greatofajob," saysfellow player
and former absentee beach guy
Waldo Defindorfin.
Poker Tip of the Week
Sharpen your skills for the
upcoming Celebration 4444 Edu-
cation, Friday, October 5 at Para-
dise Bar and Grill. Proceeds from
the tournament go to Pensacola
Beach Elementary School The
field will include VIPs and Beach
poker stars
Better know the lingo before
taking your seat at the table
Blinds. We're not talking
duck hunting' here it's the forced


betsthat take the place of an ante
The person to the left of the dealer
must pay the small blind, and the
person after him must pay the big
blind
Board Cards: The cards in
the middle of the table that are
shared by everyone.
Flop: The first three board
cards mHoldem.
Turn The fourth board card
thatcomesoutmHold'em, the card


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Festival Offers
Traditional Food,
Performers
Pensacola's Annual Greek
Festival celebrates its 48th anni-
versary November 9, 10 and 11
The popular festival was started
by the parishioners of the Annun-
ciation Greek Orthodox Church as
a luncheon to share their culture
and heritage It has since grown
to a full-blown three day event
serving a variety of Greek foods
along with traditional dance per-
formances, live entertainment,
church tours and shopping
Admission is free. Festival
hours are 11 am. to 10 pm on
Friday and Saturday and from
noon to 6 pm on Sunday For
more information, visit the
church's website at
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River The fifthandfinalcard
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PAGE 16 Island Times September 12, 2007


l eauty liesach
By Danah Gibson


Around most of the country,
people are gearing up for the fall
and winter seasons, but here in
our little slice of paradise we still
have a good two to three months
of what most would still call sum-
mer Lucky us! Ordinarily, those
of us who opt for a head full of
highlights are thinking of going a
little darkerwith our hair color, as
our tans fade. Right now is the
perfect opportunity to do a bit of
"prep-work" on your tresses, to
get the maximum benefits when
you are ready to change up your
color a bit.
My number one, all-time,
most favorite product for repair-
ing damaged hair is Cat by
Redken. Cat (stands for cystic
acid treatment) works on each hair
strand fromthe inside out to build
strength and elasticity. My usual
analogy for this is to think about
a road filled with potholes and Cat
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is the asphalt to fill it in so you
have smooth pavement again.
Ready for heavy traffic! This will
only take an extra 3 -5 minutes out
of your day and the benefits are
exponential! You just squeeze the
excess water out of your hair af-
ter shampooing, squirt on your
cat, lather up and leave on for a
few minutes- then condition. This
is a must-do if your hair is dam-
aged, but it won't hurt if your tex-
ture is fine. Itwill just add some
strength if you are trying to grow
your 'do out.
Redken has patented the in-
gredients of this product for 30
years, so there is nothing compa-
rable. I just cannot say enough
about it. I have truly seen it work
miracles So, think about this be-
fore you go for that new fall look.
You will definitely get better re-
sults and a longer lasting color.
See you on the Beach.


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Tiki carving is not for weaklings. Charlie Knight wears a face shield
and ear protection as he roughs in a palm tree for a tiki design
using his chain saw. He worked quickly during a demo hosted at
Geronimo's on Pensacola Beach, Sunday, September 2. The finer,
finishing details were carved with hand held tools.



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Do you nap? I do.
I used to think naps were for
old folks. In fact, I was so set on
it, that I made my mothertake two
naps per day as she entered her
seventies, even to the point of
calling and checking to see if she
was asleep. (She figured out
"not" to answer the phone!) Af-
ter a while, though, I realized it
truly does make a difference, and
she was a dedicated behever!
So, for quite some time now,
Saturday and Sunday afternoons
always include unscheduled but
quiet nap time. You should ty it. It
works! I am a dedicated Naptime
Connoisseur Are you?
Most folks don't sleep until
they're sick. Some actually say
they can "sleep when they die."
Dear reader just ask yourself,
"Where do you weigh in on this
whole sleep thing?"
Actually, it took a while for
me to wade through all the de-
tails, and while there are numer-
ous scientific reasons why you
should sleep nine hours per night.
Guess what? The simple act of de-
ciding thatyou are truly worth it -
is reason enough.
You need two hours of sleep
to replace sixty minutes of lost
sleep, not to mention the irre-
placeable brain cells and activi-
ties you miss out on if you don't
get enough sleep.
Reading the book, "Power
Sleep," and meeting the well
known author, Dr. James Maas,
Cornell University professor,
made me realize that the vey jokes
about memory loss we laugh
about are those which truly af-
fect us the most. If you haven't
read his lively reasons to power
sleep, pick up a copy. It will turn
you into a Naptime Connoisseur,
too!
Before, I believed I could ex-
ist on four hours of sleep, and that
anything more was a waste. The


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om the Beach 932-7100


fact that lost sleep affects your
memory and motor skills immedi-
ately, as well as long term, finally
became reason enough for me to
change to nine hours of sleep
and a nap!
In fact, some of my friends
actually have begun to call them-
selves Naptime Connoisseurs, as
well. Though there is no degree,
no association, no dues, nor any
meetings to attend, becoming a
sleep connoisseur just might be
one of the best things you can
do for yourself. The steps to
achieve connoisseur status are
easy find a quiet, cool place, and


nap!
Time and again, we have
friends, peers, and clients tell us
what a difference it makes! So
much so, that we actually have
begun to host sleep seminars,
and focus on the rewards of win-
ning the war against sleep depri-
vation. We do it for ourselves,
our children and our peers. Good
rest simply makes us better
people!
No wonder the term
"Naptime Connoisseur" popped
into my head. I'm going to prac-
tice right now. Here's to napping
and sweet dreams!


Students Cook Up Fun


Register now for Pensacola
Junior College and Distinctive
Kitchens September cooking
classes. The PJC Continuing
Education selections include:
Fine Wine and Cuisine"
Chocolate, Sept. 15; and
Basic Skills Cookingfora
Tailgate Crowd, Sept. 24
All classes are held in DK's
state-of-the-art kitchen that fea-
tures a 52-inch plasma television
screen, allowing students to
watch guest chefs perform their


stove-top magic. Students re-
ceive recipe cards and a sampling
of all foods prepared and wine
for the adults.
DK Kids Club classes are 11
a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. Classes
geared for adults are 6 to 8 p.m.
various days. Prices are $44.95 or
$59.95 per student.
Register at any PJC campus
or online at www.pjc.edu/
ContinuingEducation.
For more information, call
484-1797.


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I have often wondered if
mothers in China parent based on
American pop culture and our
social ills. I know that on more
than one occasion I've encour-
aged my son, Harry, to eat all the
food I've served him for dinner
because there are starving chil-
dren in China. Logically, I know
that Harry licking his plate clean
will not stave off hunger for any
child anywhere in the world.
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ing young Xiu-xiu to scarf down
every last morsel of rice because
there are starving children in
America? I guess it depends on
how American children are por-
trayed by the state run media.
Thenthere is the laundry. Yes,
the never ending baskets of
smelly whites and soiled darks.
All I ask of my sonis that he bring
his dirty clothes downstairs to

Very Important

Partiers Invited

To End Of Season

Blowout
It's party time in paradise
when locals and hospitality in-
dustry employees come together
to celebrate the end of the sum-
mer season, September 23. The
party starts at 4 p.m. at the Para-
dise Bar andGrill, 21 Viade Luna,
with happy hour drink prices,
food specials and entertainment.
Free 2007 VIP cards will be
issued to anyone who requests
one. Very Important Partiers will
receive twenty percent off any-
thing on the property on Sundays
and Mondays through February
first. The discount includes food,
drinks, t-shirts and room rates.
Additional specials for VIPs will
be announced throughout the fall
and winter months.
"Everyone works so hard
during the summer. We wanted
to have a party for those who
survived the summer season,"
said Renee Mack, Paradise gen-
eral manager. "Relax and wind
down or play and stay with us."
Paradise Inn is offering a
twenty percent discount off
their winter rates for guests
who wish to stay all night. Res-
ervations are currently being
accepted.
For more information call
Renee at Paradise Bar and Grill,
916-5087


the laundry room and turn his
socks and t-shirts right side out.
From there I sort into lights, darks
and bring out the bleach and stain
stick removers. Harry is very po-
lite and appreciative that I have
the technology to remove spa-
ghetti or pizza stains from his pale
blue school uniform shirt. When
he asks, "Mom, how do you do
that?" Without fail, I always an-
swer, "Ancient Chinese secret."
He doesn't get the joke nor does
he have a clue as to why my hus-
band and I think this response is
so funny. We try to explain about
this commercial on TV when we
were kids where a Chinese couple
can get clothes really clean and
all their customers want to know
how they do it. Neither of us can
remember the laundry detergent's
name, but we can remember the
tag line. So I ask myself this.
When Xiu-xiu comes home from
school with sweet and sour sauce
adhered to her white shirt, does
her mom tell her not to worry be-
cause she can get the stains out
using a "94-year-old American
secret" or does shejust say, "Xiu-
xiu, getme some Clorox and I will
make those stains disappear."
Finally, this entire recall of
toysmade in China couldn't have
come at a better time for our
household. It's been the easiest
and most convenient way to stop
my son from falling down the slip-
pery slope of "want it, need it,
have three dollars, therefore, I can
and will buy it." He has climbed


back up the mountain thanks in
part to lead paint and tiny mag-
nets. These recalls have cut out
a lot of Star Wars action figures
and Sponge Bob paraphernalia
from our shopping cart. This situ-
ation has also opened up discus-
sion about overseas manufactur-
ing, child labor, pollution and glo-
bal warming. Follow this logic.
Harry now thinks that if he
doesn'taskmeto make the 40 mile
round trip to our local Wally-
World to buy a cheap toy poten-
tially made by a kid his age that
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facturing plant since there are no
toys to be made, thus the
marathoners at the 2008 Olympics
will have cleaner air to breathe in
Beijing. By Jove, I think he's got
it. Personally, I would love to be
a fly onthewallasXiu-xiu'smom
explains to her about how
America exports its fast food
chains whose menu items are
filled with trans-fats, excessive
sodium and way too many calo-
ries which have been documented
to lead to serious health risks.
In the end it doesn't really
matter whether you are a mom in
America or China or if you parent
according to pop culture or so-
cial ills, we all wantthe same thing
for our kids: enough nutritious
food to eat, clean clothes and a
planet that will still be inhabitable
100 years from now.
Until next time...


Pensacola Beach, JA

Our ar es,
Karaoke e'l h
Tuesday & Thursday 8 to midnight
Live Music
Friday 8PM John Calongne
Saturday 8PM Mike Norris
Sunday 4-8 Live Music
NEW > T-shirts > Ball Caps Koozies
715 Pensacola Beach Blvd at the Sabine Marina
Next to the Yacht Club -Just south of the Elk's Lodge
850-934-3141 Open Everyday at 9 a.m.


S MONDAY
NIGHT
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IHot
Dogs


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Burgers Shakes Fries

Cold Beer
Waterfront Dining
500 Quietwater Beach Blvd Lunch &DinnerEveryday
Pensacola Beach 932-1417 Breakfast Thurs Sun
Upstairs from Key Sailing 7:30 to 10:30 a.m.


S_. i 0 Dogdays of Summer are over
and we are celebrating with a
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fund raser to benellt
Pr1socol each SchoolonOct. 51h
Beach Blues & BBQ Festival
NOv. 23-25 Fund raer to benefit RAVO for Kids.
PARADISE BAR & GRILL PARADISE INN
21 Via de Luna, Pensacola Beach, 21 Vade Luna, Pematla Bead:, F
(850) 916-5087 (850) 932-2319
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"f CLASSIFIEDADS are $5 for 20 words. Additional words are 10 cents each. Send ad with check made payable to Shelley Ink, PO Box 844, Gulf Breeze, FL 32562


Real Estate For Sale


PORTOFINO Beautiful,
Beachfront. 08 unit in Tower
One. Two bedroom with great
rental history. By owner
$625,000. 517-230-3172

Portofino Best 2 BR unit in
the complex. Unobstructed
views of the gulf, sound, and
westerly view of beach
$675K. Jeremy Johnson, Is-
land Realty, 850-377-3145


Pensacola Beach Townhome
3/2.5, just steps from the Gulf.
Great waterfront views from pa-
tio and balcony. As is price
makes this a great investment
property. $395,000. Call Den-
nis Remesch, Re/Max on the
Coast. 850-384-7607


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
850-572-7355

Paradise Bay. Three bed-
rooms, two baths. 3877
Sailwind Drive. $195,000 Own-
ers have upgraded this home
generously Hardwood, tile, and
new carpet. Kitchen features
new countertops and stainless
steel appliances. The large
backyard features a spacious
deck for entertaining and a hot
tub. This waterfront neighbor-
hood features underground
utilities. Call for your personal
tour, Jeremy Johnson, Island
Realty, 850-377-3145 www.
JeremyJohnson Realtor.com


Lots For Sale

PENSACOLA BEACH LOTS
2 Ocean View Dr.
Gulf & Sound Views
MLS# 328414 $549,000
Lot 16 Calle Marbella
Sound Front.
Gated Community.
MLS# 326210 $799,000
Lot 17 Calle Marbella
Sound Front.
Gated Community.
MLS# 326254 $799,000
Lot 23 Calle Marbella
Across from Sound.
Gated Community.
MLS# 326212 $449,000
213 Panferio Dr.
80 ft of Sound Frontage.
MLS# 310666 $650,000
1301 Panferio Dr.
116 ft of Sound Frontage
MLS# 331987 $634,900
800 Via Deluna Dr.
Large Corner Lot
MLS# 295784 $495,000
1100 Panferio Dr.
Across from Sound.
Great Views
MLS# 316837 $439,000
1581 Bulevar Menor
Lowest priced Soundfront Lot!
MLS# 303140 $399,000
Lot 35 Ensenada Marbella
Direct Gulf Views
Santa Rosa Villas Estates
MLS# 278391 $599,000
Lot 27 Seashore Dr.
Sound Front in Seashore
Village. Community Dock
MLS# 315079 $749,000
1754 Ensenada Seis
Gulf Front in Private Cul-de-Sac
85 ft. of Gulf Frontage
MLS# 288030 $1,575,000
GULF BREEZE LOTS
4 Soundside Dr. Lots
Sold individual or separate
MLS# 310300
$180,000-$280,000
131 Eufaula St.
Sound Front
MLS# 332892 $499,000
135 Eufaula St.
67 ft. on Canal
MLS# 332875 $399,000
NAVARRE/NAVARRE BEACH
8052 Sleepy Bay Blvd.
Bay Front Lot 105x 896
MLS# 296513 $225,000
9 Spinnaker Court
Soundside in Sailmaker Cove
adjacent to National Seashore
MLS# 317530 $599,000

Call Conna O'Donovan
Re/Max on the Coast
The Beach Specialist
cell 850-232-4001
connaodonovan@aol.com
www.connaodonovan.com


Real Estate For Rent

GULF FRONT CONDO Emer-
ald Isle. Two bedroom, two bath
on Pensacola Beach. Daily,
weekly, monthly rental available.
Heated pool and jacuzzi. Call
Clark Allen at 850-324-2452


GourmeUCalering

Baked Goods: "Homemade
from scratch with Love". Pies,
specialty cookies, cakes,
breads, rolls and more. Great
for Weddings, Holidays or any
occasion. Call Darlene @ Doll's
Delectable Delights, for your
customized order, 850-934-
3671.


Vehicles for Sale

DODGE CARAVAN 2002
Well equipped, very nice, 63K.
extra clean. $6900. 932-8929


DODGE GRAND CARAVAN
SXT 2005 Stow and Go, DVD,
loaded, beautiful van. $11,500.
932-8929

Weddings


Weddings Performed. Beach,
condo, boat. Notary Public, fif-
teen years experience 850-
748-6878


Waterfront Reception Facility.
Full service. Panoramic Water-
front Views. The Best Way to
Celebrate Your Day! Full cater-
ing. Charter boats available for
wedding ceremonies. Call Carol
- the Wedding Reception Spe-
cialist at 850-336-1924


Help Wanted

Energetic Agents Licensed Real
tors who want to join Island Realty
on Pensacola Beach should call
John Pinzino, Broker at 850-324-
7188


Surf Side Food Store Full time and
part time positions. Work in down-
town Pensacola Beach. Good pay.
Good working conditions. Great lo-
cation. Apply in person at the store -
22 Via de Luna. Pensacola Beach.


Caution is a most valuable
asset in fishing, especially
if you are the fish.

overheard by
Florence Flounder, 1979


Cleaning

CLEAN SWEEP FOR SUMMER
Capable, Bonded, Licensed
Now Offering Closet, Cabinet and
Garage Cleaning and Organizing
Services. Available to clean your
home or office. Please call 850-490-
5817 or 850-494-0964 for an ap-
pointment.


ISLAND CLEANING
Home, condo, or business. Serving
the Beach, Gulf Breeze area. Expe-
rienced and reliable. Please call
932-8929.


RECYCLING CENTERS-Take news-
papers, cans, bottles and other
recyclables to the Recycling Centers
on Pensacola Beach. Ft. Pickens
Gate or next to the Beach School


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Voted 3A
Best SeaBod
RESTAURANT
O Pensacof t a


6 SEAFOOD!
Fresh Gulf seafood charbroiled over flaming
hardwood fires


SdMi SHRIMP
Gulf shrimp served scampi style, barbecued,
beer batter fried, or steamed in beer


Si T OYSTERS! i Ia BEACH BAR!
We sell so many, you know they're fresh! death the moon & stars on our beach

"Floundering at its best"es
Fodor's Florida Pensacola Beach"
USAir Magazine
"Best seafood on "Great Vibes...and happy
Pensacola Beach" U guests"
Fromers Guide to Florida 4- Florida Trend Magazine
SMbiM FRED FLOUNDER, Founder
At the traffic light on beautiful Pensacola Beach 932-2003 Since 1979


Largest
SELECTION
OF CRAB on
Pensacola
Beach

RDAD A CEAFAAI CPECIAITIEC


J Fried Shrimp W Great Steaks
# Upstairs Beach View Dining
$ Living Reef Aquarium Bar
I Outdoor Gulfside beck


uknM I aryland "Croab
Alaskan Sno rab Soup Cakes
bungeness She P ing Crb


Best Sunday Brunch!
Crab Cakes Benedict,
Crab Omelets, Bottomless
Champagne & Bloody Marys,
Live Steel Band

(850) 932-0700
Open 7 days a week
www.crabswegotem.com


CRABS
we gotaem


King Crab & Sno%% Crab
All You Can Eat


Thursday
Sunday


& 25
Oysters
& \\ ings
Monday-Friday 4 to 6 PM


Look for the RED ROOF at the
traffic light on Pensacola Beach


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