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Pensacola Beach, Florida


1 The Season's Spirit


Vashes Over The


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Surfing Santa rests up after testing his newest watersled powered by magical dolphins. He'll come splashing onto the sandy shores behind
Surf Burger at 8 a.m. December 4 to kick off the Season Your Holidays with Island Spirit promotion. The events, which continue through
January 1, are free - a holiday gift from the Pensacola Beach Chamber of Commerce. To see where Santa will appear next, turn to page 2.


Volume VI, Number 16


November 30, 2010 1







Kowabunga, Dudes! It's Christmas on the Beach!

Chamber Presents Season Your Holidays With Island Spirit


"Kowabunga! It's Surfing San-
ta, here - coming to you from high
atop a wave at Pensacola Beach
where I am directing the fourth
annual Season Your Holidays with
Island Spirit celebration. My bag
is loaded with gifts for everyone
who comes to the Island. And, that
means everybody from the tiniest
non-surfer to Gram and Gramps."
The month long festival which
is now underway is a gift to all
residents and visitors from the
Pensacola Beach Chamber of Com-
merce. Surfing Santa said today, in
a brief interview, that the Beach has
already had its lighting ceremony
and made arrangements to start the
Children's Coloring Contest.
"We are so lucky here on Santa
Rosa Island," Santa said. "Nobody
even comes close to giving the way
these islanders do. I plan to stay all
month. Come visit me."
"All is well as long as Santa is
on our side," Jeff Elbert, Chamber
president said. "You may not catch a
wave, but be sure to bring a big bag
to catch trinkets, candy and beads
flying your way at our parade."
The quaint Surfing Santa Beach
Parade will be one of the highlights
of the celebration. Members of the
Island Authority will send greeting
from their place in their newly cus-
tombuilt sleigh whichwas designed
and constructed by SRIA Main-
tenance Supervisor Paul Harvey.
Dr. Chuck Randle, former Beach
Church pastor, will be the Grand
Marshal. Honorary Grand Marshal


will be Capt. Greg McWherter,
USN, and the commanding officer
of the Blue Angels for the 2009 and
2010 seasons. His wife's parents are
Beach residents.
"This parade will knock your
Santa hat right off your head," El-
bert said. "Don't miss it."
The parade rolls at 2 p.m. on
Sunday, December 12 along Via
de Luna.
Choose one event or come out
to enjoy it all, right through New
Year's Eve Fireworks and the Polar
Bear Plunge on New Year's Day.
"Hey, Dudes, everything is
on Santa's tab except for a small
charge for a photo with me at one
of the stops. It's all free and open to
everyone. Kowabunga."
Here's the ingredient list to
Season Your Holidays with Island
Spirit:
December 4
Kowabunga Breakfast with Surfing Santa -
Surf Burger - 8 to 10:30 a.m. This Santa
has a surf ski pulled by magical dolphins.
Kids should have their wish list ready.
Free mimosas for parents with meal.
Bow Wow Winter Fish Fry - Bamboo Willie's.
Bring a donation for the Jr. Humane
Society. 3 p.m.
December 5
Gingerbread House Make and Take - Tiki
Island Golf and Games - Noon to 2 p.m.
Ally Buckner of CAT Country radio sta-
tion is the Construction Superintendent
of the Gingerbread House site. Bring a
bag of hard candies to decorate your
Beach version of the traditional sweet
house. Participants will build a house to
take home. Free.


December 7
Joy For The Beach - Presented by the
Pensacola Beach Optimists at Our Lady
Catholic Church - 7 p.m. This event
dishes up abundant Island spirit. Served
by high energy singers and performers
costumed for the holidays. Free.
December 10
Lighted Boat Parade - Pensacola Beach
Marina to Boardwalk - 6 p.m. The spar-
kling spectacle of decorated vessels
parading against a dark December sky
delights those watching from the shore
or a waterfront Beach business. Children
are given light sticks to illuminate the
landing site. Dozens of captains com-
pete for prizes as the nautical parade
delivers Santa Claus officially to the
Island. Captain Buddy Rogers of the
Reel Eazy has been in communication
with the North Pole and Santa is ready to
make his annual voyage. Children of all
ages can whisper into Santa's ear. Free.
December 11
Ornament Making - Castaways on the
Boardwalk - 1 to 4 p.m. The Gulf of
Mexico offers her treasured sand dollars
and starfish that evolve into fabulous and
festive decorations for the tree. Chrissy
Cook and her band of elves have all the
ingredients for guests to make pine cone
reindeer, seashell Santas and metal
angels. What starts as a craft project
becomes a treasured ornament to adorn
family trees for years to come. Free.
Season Your Holidays with the Spicy Chili
Cook Off- Bamboo Willie's- 3 p.m. Will
benefit Escambia County Sheriff Deputy
Jeremy Cassady's long term care. Chili
teams can sign up and receive rules
by calling Bamboo Willie's 916-7888 or
e-mail to robert@bamboowillies.com
Island Style Tropical Holiday Open House
- 4 to 6 p.m. The home of the Christmas
Room on the Island. Owners Mario and
Jeff invite visitors to get caught up in the
spirit. Chat, munch cookies, sip cider
and enjoy the original art by coloring


contestants. Free.
Coloring Contest Winners announced Island
Style - 6 p.m. Limitless imaginations
guide small hands in creating Island
holiday works of art. Coloring sheets
are available at the Visitor's Information
Center, Island Style and Beach hotels.
All art will be displayed in Island Style's
Tropical Christmas Room. Not an easy
task, but the judges will award first,
second and third places in two age
categories. Free.
December 12
Christmas Cantata Beach Church- 10 a.m.
Traditional seasonal music. Free.
Surfing Santa Beach Parade - Via de Luna
- 2 p.m. Delightfully decorated whimsical
floats wend their way down the Island's
main street sharing holiday joy, candy
and trinkets with all who care to catch
the spirit. Santa oversees the parade
from the bright red fire engine which
delivers him to the Gulfside Pavilion
where children of all ages can speak to
him personally. Look for McGuire's Pipe
Band, Escambia High School ROTC,
Bamboo Willie's Christmas float, Krewe
of Wrecks, Krewe of St. Patrick, Krewe
of LaFitte, Krewe of Shakers, Krewe
of Bananimals, Beach Bike Brigade,
decorated golf carts and the Pensacola
Beach lifeguards.
Pensacola Beach Optimists will be sure that
Santa has a red striped candy cane for
each child and will capture the moment
with a photo on Santa'a lap. Mary Claus
(yes, that is her real name) and Bettie
Lee Sundstrum are Santa's elves. Free.
December 17
Sip and Sing Caroling Tour - Singers and
Sippers should gather at Flounder's at
5:30 p.m. where they will be given song
books. The tour will depart about 6 p.m.
Carolers will make stops and entertain
patrons at Beach pubs and walk to the
next stop. Santa hats encouraged. Tour
ends at the Sandshaker. Free.


December 18
Annual Winter Gumbo cook off - Bamboo
Willie's - 3 p.m. Prizes and bragging
rights for a year.
Adult Coloring Contest - Sandshaker - 6
p.m. Let Island spirit bring out your inner
artist. We supply the crayons. You supply
the imagination. Free. Prizes.
December 19
Santa and His Paparazzi Photo Session -
Island Style - 2 to 4 p.m. Island Santa
awaits your arrival in the Christmas
room. The sweet smell of peppermint
candy canes will lead you right to him.
Have your photo taken for a nominal
charge.
Rudolph's Red Nose Ramble - Starts at
the Sandshaker - 2 p.m. Ramble, walk
or amble to Sabine Sandbar for Island
Eggnog, Hooters and then to Bamboo
Willie's for the Santa Look Alike and
Sexy Elf contests. Follow the Red Nose.
Ramble back to the Shaker for the Wrap
Up Party at 6 p.m
Santa Claus LookAlike and Sexy Elf Contest
- Bamboo Willie's - 5 p.m. Looking for
a St. Nick knock-off. Beard, boots and
good laugh required. Mrs. Claus or even
an elf or two can compete. Be naughty
or nice. No charge to enter. Great prizes.
December 24
Candlelight and Carols - Beach Church - 6
p.m. The choir of the Pensacola Beach
Community Church invites visitors to join
in their Island Christmas Eve tradition of
caroling by candlelight. Free.
December 31
Ring in the New Year with islandwide cel-
ebrations. A dazzling fireworks display
at midnight from the end of the Gulf Pier.
January 1
Polar Bear Plunge - Paradise Bar and Grill
- 2 p.m. The emerald waters of Santa
Rosa Sound are filled with those hardy
souls who wade, swim and scurry to the
finish line. Heaping bowls of black-eyed
peas wait to warm them. Entry fee ben-
efits the Chamber. No charge to cheer.


Published every other Tuesday
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Post Office Box 844
Gulf Breeze, FL 32562
850-916-5258

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November 30, 2010 Island Times PAGE 3


Barefoot on the Beach


By Jane Waters Cooper . .


*a.


ALL THINGS CHRISTMAS
Time was when Christmas was
a good week to leave the Beach.
You could hardly find a Christmas
tree anywhere. Businesses were
closed for the winter. Scrooge and
the Grinch would have loved the old
Pensacola Beach. Well, all that in-
action is now in the Christmas dust
bin. The only thing reminiscent of
the dreariest Christmas in the world
is the public decorating. Please note
the flimsy decorations hanging on
the light poles.
Those lackluster holiday sea-
sons seem light years away today
when we have a huge number of
celebrations, night and day, for
the upcoming merry month of
December.
SOB Christmas Brunch
All it takes to the get the Christ-
mas spirit is to join the SOBs at
their annual brunch at Flounder's
on December 5. The antics of a few
wacky women of the Beach and a
generous amount of champagne
make this a memorable event. They
love having guests, so join them
about 11 a.m. and plan to take the
sleigh ride to Jane's house after the
party dwindles down.
Joy and Carols and Kids
There is so much going on its
hard to decide what you want to do.
Joy For the Beach fills up Our Lady
of the Assumption Catholic Church
quickly. This musical, a local pro-


duction, plays to rave reviews every
Christmas. Date is December 7 at 7
p.m. Get there ahead of time.
The Beach School kids will
show off on Friday, December 3, at
their annual holiday program, also
at the Catholic Church. Their young
voices put the Christmas spirit on
display as no other voices ever can.
Don't miss this.
And, I would choose to go to
the Pensacola Beach Church on
Christmas Eve. They will host their
annual Candlelight and Carols cer-
emony. You will get to join them in
song. Their welcoming warmth will
stay with you all season long.
These productions are all of-
fered at no charge to the public.
What a gift.
Big Time Present
Robert Rinke is anxious to
honor the promise he and his late
partner Allen Levin, made to the
Beach. Only he doesn't want to wait
for ten years to use the money they
gave to the SRIA. Rinke wants to
do a lot here and now. Concerts, a
planting of 3000 palm trees, open
air island style trolleys. Great idea.
Thanks, Robert. Santa is on your
side.
Christmas Love
Among all the hustle and bustle
and parties and parades will be those
in our midst who will have a slim
to none kind of Christmas. Helping
others is a major part of the meaning


Phare Tupelo
Newlin celebrated
her first bit , 4t/y on
11-11 on Pensaco-
la Beach with her
grandparents Mary
and Eddie Williams,
parents Lauren and ..
Isaac Newlin, and
her Aunt Jamie Wil-
liams.
Little Phare will -
learn how to be a
Beach Babe from ex-
perts, her mom and
aunt are Pensacola
Beach natives.


of Christmas. It's easy to find a way
to help by volunteering your time,
slipping funds into Red Kettles, take
a bag of food over to the school and
the Junior Optimist Club will see
that it gets to the people who need
it. The places and needs are endless.
Try Toys for Tots. Just don't get too
busy and forget to be a Christmas
angel.
Shops
Have you ever thought about
doing your Christmas shopping on
the Beach? Beach shops carry a daz-
zling array of island oriented gifts,
items you can't get anywhere else.
You will be thrilled to find that you
can complete your shopping right
here on the island in shops where
you will be welcomed.
Quaint Christmas Parade
If you have time to go to only
one event during the Season Your
Holidays with Island Spirit, be sure
you go to the Surfing Santa Beach
Parade at 2 p.m. on December 12.
Look for celebrities aboard the glit-
tering floats which will traverse the
too short parade route from Sprin-


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special notice of the sleigh which
will carry the SRIA big guns. It
was designed and constructed by a
real pro, Paul Harvey of the SRIA
staff. Gobs of candy and trinkets and
beads will be thrown. This proces-
sion definitely has Santa's stamp of
approval.
Food and Frolic
Restaurants and bars are at
their best during the holidays. If
you didn't know better you would
think the wait staffs were shipped
into paradise directly from the North
Pole for Christmas. Fine dining
and casual cuisine will be available
for every mood and pocketbook.
Remember the prime chant for a
safe and good time, "Don't drink
and drive."
My First Beach Christmas
I remember well my first
Christmas on Pensacola Beach. It
was Christmas Eve and everything
was dark except the lights were on
in the Woman's Club building which
doubled as the Beach Church. We
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Church on Christmas Eve to sing
carols and to give gifts to a Viet-
namese family that the Reverend
Thaine Ford would bring to the
church. When we arrived, the fam-
ily was introduced. A single mother
and three young children. They
did not speak English. We did not
speak Vietnamese. But it was the
look of wondrous surprise on the
face of the pretty dark haired little
four-year-old which said it all. She
unwrapped a box and took out a doll
with golden curls. She cradled the
beautiful gift in her arms and her
smile and the sparkle in her eyes
captured us all. Many in our small
congregation were teary eyed that
night. After we packed the van with
supplies for Christmas dinner, and
one of the parishioners drove the
family home, we went back to sing
one last carol.
Lousie Greenley played the
piano (there was no organ) and our
voices rose in a soft rendition of
Away in the Manger. Christmas had
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Little did the Trivia Master
know that a four line nursery
rhyme would bring the players
out in droves. How was he to
know where their knowledge came
from? The Internet or listening to
Mom read? Anyway, the Trivia
Master had the holiday spirit as
he grappled with his problems. He
actually chuckled with glee when
he received an email from Robbie
Lofty, who was the first to answer
the question correctly. The ques-
tion, "There was once a guy in a
nursery rhyme who had trouble
taking care of his wife. He solved
the problem, however. How?"
The rules required the answer
to contain the complete four lines
of the ancient jingle. Robbie, Hu-
man Resources and Events Coor-
dinator for the Island Authority
emailed, "Peter. Peter. Pumpkin
eater. Had a wife and couldn't
keep her. He put her in a pumpkin
shell. And there, he kept her very
well." In her note to the Trivia
Master, Robbie wrote, "Please say
I'm first. I am officially in love
with trivia!"
Robbie gets the shirt.
Correct answers flooded the
Trivia email following Robbie.
Mike Cook was once again the
runner-up. Next came the Associa-
tion Manager at Regency Towers
Robert Lecaroz. Previous trivia
winner Bob Dority rang in. Sue
Garnjobst said she would love to
win a t-shirt. She sent the correct
answer, but not quickly enough.
And Sir Morrie Drees, the ever
faithful Knight of the Roundtable,
knew the right answer. The Queen
of Wrong Answers Joanne Brooks
is shedding that image. Lately, she
has been right with the best of the
trivia players. Has she just been
testing the Trivia Master all along?
Angeli McMillan of Gulf Breeze
sent her correct answer and submit-
ted one for her eight-year-old son
Pier. Pier stumbled on the third line
when he wrote "so he baked her in
a shell." Poor wife.
Jean Grabowski Luke has
always been one of the fastest
competitors in all the runs she has


entered, but she was too slow on
this entry, her first trivia experi-
ence. Right, but late. Welcome to
the fastest trivia game this side of
Jeopardy, Jean.
And whatever happened to
Lady Kim Schmitz, ruler of the
Roundtable Universe? She went
into nursery rhyme neverland by
sending "Hickory dickory dock,
the mouse ran up the clock, along
came a spider and sat down beside
it and scared that old woman and
all those children out of that shoe."
A few players fell to the way-
side on this one. Sandspur Pub-
lisher Chuck Steele wrote, "Peter,
eater of pumpkins." Not even close,
Chuck. And if the T.M. was giving
an award for the Best Jokester, it
would surely go to Steven Smith,
who cut the wife no slack. His an-
swer, "Peter, Peter, Pumpkin Eater.
Put the nag in a Pumpkin Shell
until their divorce was final." Now
you know why the Trivia Master
is still chuckling over this absurd
question.
The Trivia Master is proud
to present the Honorable Chuck
Steele, player and publisher, as the
Trivia Master for a Day.
He says this question will
strain some dormant brain cells. It
goes back to the Beach's all time
favorite band, Lazy Day. The ques-
tion is, "Who sang in The Angels
Trio that did occasional back up
with Lazy Day at island night
spots? The trio actually had four
members, but only three performed
at a time.
Name all four Angels cor-
rectly if you would like a special
Island Times t-shirt to call your
own. Email your answer, name
and phone number to islandtimes @t
bellsouth.net with "trivia" in the
subject line before Tuesday, De-
cember 7. The first correctly sub-
mitted answer wins! Good Luck.


BOOKS NEEDED
Cook Realty is collecting children's books for
the UCP library. Donate a new book for a 3
to 5 yr old - Drop books off at their office,
731 Pensacola Beach Blvd.


How do surfer's celebrate birth-
days? With a cake of surf wax! So
wrap one up with a bow and find
Freddy Espo on December 14. He
earns "double nickel" status which
hasn't slowed him down a bit. He's
been on the East Coast carving up
waves. He has to keep in shape for
a January Costa Rican surfari.

December must be a month
when leaders are bom. Dr. Thomas
Campanella, the island's only elect-
ed Authority Board member, cel-
ebrates on December 1. He promises
to bring a cake to the SRIA board
meeting that night.

Lois Jemigan gathered the girls.
Mother Nature provided the picture
perfect November 21 weather for
a Sunday birthday brunch toasting
Pensacola Beach's longest serving
Honorary Mayor Becky Shearman.


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Special presents were delivered, at
Becky's request, to be placed under
the Christmas tree for children in
foster care.

Love songs are never far from
the minds of the Beach's favorite
DJs, David and Bonnie McDonald of
Boogie, Inc. The popular couple cel-
ebrated thirty-four years of marriage
this month. Beach resident Terry
Preston, whose husband Bill works
on a ship in international waters, said
they chalked up thirty years together.
Their careers take them to opposite
sides of the globe, so they will meet
and party somewhere exotic.

Santa Rosa Island is a perfect
place for water sports enthusiasts
to experience paddle boarding. Ha-
waii's Slater Trout, who grew up on
Pensacola Beach, achieved pro status
two years ago. Cindi Bear Bonner
and Heather Depew Kelly just earned


certification as Paddle Fit instructors
for Stand Up Paddling. There are
only four others with this designation
in the entire world. Congrats.

Island Times follows in the
fine tradition of its predecessor, The
Islander Newspaper, in providing
specialty t-shirts to worthy readers
and contest winners. Andy Brunt of
Gulf Breeze arrived in his vintage
Islander Newspaper tee at Paradise
last week. Nice to know the navy
blue shirt was a keeper.

Lynn Cieutat has cast off her
beach bum status once again. She
has to curtail some of her parties
and travel, due to her new position
with Head Start in Gulf County. She
admits to looking forward to working
with heryoung clients. WillLynnbe
at the SOB luncheon on December
5 or will the confines of work make
her miss the bubbly affair?


Directly on the Surfing Santa parade route - DEC 12


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November 30, 2010


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Special Projects Await Approval - Do Concerts, Palm Trees, Trolleys Define An Exotic Resort?


The Special Projects Com-
mittee of the Santa Rosa Island
Authority, chaired by Dr. Thomas
Campanella, took center stage at the
November 17 meeting.
The lengthy discussion and
limited action of this committee
was fueled by a request from Robert
Rinke of Portofino containing the
ideas which, he felt, would boost
tourism.
The first request had been to
plant 3000 palm trees, paid for by
the Island Beautification money, a
fund generated by Portofino lease
fees and given to the Island for
beautification.
The SRIA Board had previ-
ously approved the formation of
sub-committee to discuss the addi-
tions to the island landscaping, and
Buck Lee, SRIA executive director,
pointed out that there would be
responsibilities coming from the
Authority.
Some of the trees on Via de
Luna would be planted on private
leasehold property and the owners
would have to grant permission for
the trees to be planted and then also
agree to irrigate and maintain the
palms. The leaseholder would have
to sign a hold harmless agreement.
"This issue is complex. We
will not crack this nut tonight," Dr.


Campanella said.
He moved that the Special Proj -
ects Committee handle the details,
and set a Special Projects Commit-
tee meeting for 4 p.m., prior to the
December 1 Full Board meeting.
The second request, to produce
a series of concerts became even
more convoluted than the tree plan.
Rinke's original request was to hold
a concert series for eight to twelve
weeks beginning in March. He said
the concerts would be free to hotel
guests and they would charge a
modest price for others who wanted
to attend. He added that any short-
fall could be picked up by the Island
Beautification Fund.
Jayne Bell, director of Admin-
istration, in her report to the Board,
said it would be difficult to close
the Beach for that many weekends.
"There is not enough staff at the
SRIAto handle the actual promotion
and management of this concert
series," Bell said.
Jeff Elbert, president of the
Beach Chamber of Commerce
spoke to the issue. "I believe that
these three items are great ideas that
certainly deserve further discussion.
All three ideas affect business in a
great way. The Chamber needs to be
part of this dialog."
In connection with the concert


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For BP Oil Spill Damages


Compensation to victims of
the BP oil spill has entered the final
payment stage which will last until
August 23, 2013. Claimants may file
for a final payment or opt to receive
quarterly interim payments.
In order to receive a final or
interim payment, claimants must
complete an interim or Final Pay-
ment Form. Claimants do not need
to resubmit documentation. Claim
forms can be submitted via the in-
ternet through the website at www.
gulfcoastclaimsfacility.com, or by
visiting the claims office in Gulf
Breeze, or by US Postal Service:
GCCF, P.O. Box 9658, Dublin, OH
43017-4958. You may contact by
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info@gccf-claims.com or by phone:


1-800-916-4893.
Kenneth R. Feinberg, Admin-
istrator of the Gulf Coast Claims
said, "Claimants will have a choice.
They can accept a lump sum final
payment for all present and future
damage and surrender their right
to sue by signing a full release, or
they can continue to receive quar-
terly interim payments based upon
documented past damage for that
three month period; however, there
is no guarantee that, in the future,
a lump sum Final Payment will be
as generous as it will be currently."
The Claims Office noted due to
the volume of claimants filing prior
to the deadline, that Final Payment
and Interim requests will not be
reviewed until after December 15.


proposal, Dr. Campanella asked
about the boost in business created
by the DeLuna Fest.
Campanella asked that the
Chamber query its members to see
how DeLuna Fest affected indi-
vidual businesses.
"I think if we gather this kind
of information, we will know if
concerts boost business. Do we want
concerts? How many and when?"
Campanella said.
Elbert said he would present the
findings from Chamber businesses.
He also added that from the stand-
point of his own business, Island
Style, he was revenue neutral during
the DeLuna Fest.
"However, my business was up
1000 percent during the Taste of the
Beach weekend," he said. "These
ideas need further study and I would
like the Chamber to be part of that."
Lee reported that the Authority
had received a check for $50,000
from the sponsors of DeLuna Fest
to pay the SRIA percentages.
Rinke's third request was to
return to the open air trolley system.
This idea met with the approval


of business owners present.
Mike Pinzone, owner of Papa's
Pizza, said the trolleys are very
important to Boardwalk businesses.
If you are on vacation, you
don't want to board something that
looks like a city bus. The aesthetics
of an open air trolley are pleasing."
Pinzone also added that dur-
ing DeLuna Fest his Boardwalk
business was up 70 percent over
last year.
Dr. Campanella announced that
he would like the Special Projects
Committee to create three subcom-
mittees to discuss and make recom-
mendations on each of the three
requests. They will function under
the umbrella of the Special Projects
Committee.
The request from the Special
Projects Committee to form sub-
committees and their composition
will be discussed and put up for a
vote at the December 1 Full Board
meeting.
The Administrative Committee
heard a report from Dottie Ford, di-
rector of Finance, who said that the
September collections to the SRIA


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were 34.9 percent greater than the
amount budgeted.
The collections were less than
in 2009 which is a larger gap when
considering the addition of new
businesses.
"We were $163,000 down from
last year," Ford said, "And take into
consideration that we had two new
businesses, Margaritaville and the
Grand Marlin opening."
Board member Dave Pavlock
asked if they were still watching the
mailbox for a check from BP.
Lee reported that he thought it
was a computer program which was
causing the hold up. "These are the
same guys who adjust after storms
and they just plug numbers into the
computer. When the software is
written, things may move faster."
The Administrative Committee
voted unanimously to accept the
financial report.
The next SRIA meeting will
be the Full Board at 5 p.m. on Dec.
1, preceded by the Special Projects
Committee meeting at 4 p.m. The
meetings, held in the Authority
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peas, porribge & a b martini

by Kathi Lewis


The end of this year's Hurricane
Season did not go quietly into the
night. It was celebrated by a large
buncha Wooly Boogers who made
a whole lot of noise! Lead by our
Queen Shugah Shelley Johnson, we
eagerly participated in the sacred
ritual of burning each named storm.
They never stood a chance against
our Queen Shugah and not a single
one even came close to the shores of
our Paradise. (Maybe it was those
powerful pink feather fans blessed
by Queen Shugah at the "Kiss the
Hurricanes Away this Season Bawl"
- I know I waved mine faithfully!)
Members of the Social Club
thanked our Queen Shugah for her
dedicated and successful reign and
all lifted our glasses in a toast to our
Founder and His High Wooliness the
late Les Cieutat. Sacred objects of
powerful hoo-doo voo-doo were pre-
sented to the new Queen Shugah #9
Deb Friedman as members pledged
our allegiance and loyalty. Con-
gratulations to Deb!
Although visitors andyet-to-be-
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I used to enjoy decorating for
the Christmas Season. I could hardly
wait to get a tree. I scoffed at the
people with fake trees and insisted
on a live one every year. When I
first moved here, I was a single par-
ent so purchasing a tree was not in
the budget. Well, my friends didn't
have money either ,but we sure knew
where to find trees. They grow in
the woods. In fact, sometimes, they
grow alot bigger in the woods.
I remember the Christmas when
my husband Bill had to cut three feet
off a tree just to get it in the house.
I think I went with different
people each year and to a different
set of woods. I know I have certainly
run the gamut of every type of tree.
You know, the ones that stand up and
the ones that don't. I had a friend
who always said, "It ain't Christmas
'til the tree falls!" That my friends,
is a Christmas truism.
I once had a tree that I literally
had to run fishing line from the tree
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told me to put sugar in the water to
make the tree live longer. Don't ever
do that! The sugar gummed and
sealed the bottom of the tree and it
began to die immediately. Instead of
the pitter patter of tiny feet or snow
falling, we were serenaded by the
sound of pine needles and ornaments
crashing on the terrazzo floor. I think
I lost nearly all of my breakable orna-
ments (and nearly a friend) that year!
One night during Christmas,
I woke up thirsty and went to the
kitchen for some water. As I passed
the solidly standing tree, it somehow
managed to hit the floor right behind
me effectively blocking me from
returning to bed. So, there I was at 3
a.m. trying to stand a Christmas tree
back up by myself. I was covered
in ornaments and lights by the time
I got the tree upright again. I think I
heard some giggling as I finally made
it back to bed.
I was astonished when my
Mother bought her first fake tree.
She had always been a die-hard live
tree person. But in the last few years
I've finally begun to understand the
advantages of a 'non-living' tree.
The fiber optic lights are very pretty
even if my non-living tree is not. It's
really more like a "Charlie Brown"
kinda tree. It is very tall and very,
very narrow. But it came in a nice
box and stays in one piece. No put-
ting on lights, no putting together
fake branches, no needles dropping
- just take out the ornaments and
let the grandchildren have a ball!
Where ever they hang stuff, it looks
perfect to me. It's so narrow it hardly
requires any extra space so there's no
shuffling furniture around to make


room for the tree. So far (cross my
fingers) it's never fallen, though I
don't think falling would change
much on this tree. And when the
season's over, you just put it back
in its nice little box. Lord, I love
Christmas, don't you?
Don't forget the Sisters of the
Beach (SOBs) Christmas Brunch
this Sunday at Flounder's. It's the
best party of the season....hope to
see you there!
But for now, it's time to cook.
This recipe is one of my Mother's
favorite holiday candies and though
I've never been ambitious or coura-
geous enough to try it, I've sure
eaten my share of it over the years.
Jane Cooper once mentioned she
had never seen a candy recipe in my
column, so Miss Jane - this one's for
you! Let's cook.....

Mom's 5 Minute Divinity
2 Cups Sugar
/2 Cup Water
dash of salt
7 oz. marshmallow creme
'/2 Cup Pecans, chopped

Combine sugar, water and salt
in sauce pan. Bring to a boil. Cover
for one minute, check syrup by
dipping with a spoon and pouring
slowly back in pan. Syrup will be
ready when it spins into a fine thread.
Combine marshmallow creme, va-
nilla and pecans in a mixing bowl.
Mix well with electric mixer. When
syrup is ready, pour slowly into
crime mixture and mix well. Drop
by teaspoon on wax paper.
Enjoy, share. Happy Holidays!
See ya in the kitchen...


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destruction, local Realtor and ac-
complished songwriter-singer Kar-
en Jurkowich created Joy For The
Beach. The musical revue, which
is hosted by the Pensacola Beach
Optimist Club, will be presented
Tuesday, December 7 at 7 p.m. at
Our Lady of Assumption Church,
920 Via de Luna.
"Our theme this year is Joy
For the Beach 2010 - Santa Needs
a Vacation (& Mrs. Claus could use
one, too)," said Jurkowich. "The
Joy For the Beach singers have been
working hard to make this their best
performance yet."
Included in the show will be a
presentation of the Pepper Choplin
cantata "I Hear the Prophet Callin'."
Admission is free although
donations to the Pensacola Beach
Optimist Club are appreciated.
Sponsors for this year's per-
formance are: Gulf Breeze Animal
Hospital, Pensacola Beach Woman's
Club, The Grand Marlin, Dan and
Jane McGrath, Wade Scott Salon
& Spa, Sweet Creations by Sharon,
and Our Lady of Assumption Catho-
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Speak Now Or Forever Hold Your Peace


Tying the knot in a Gulfront
home on the Beach's Ariola Drive
is not simple. Permanent residents
who are the neighbors have been
fighting weddings for years, citing
the noise, excessive parking prob-
lems, and accumulations of trash as
the reason for complaints.
Now, representatives of both
sides are sitting around a table,
hoping to iron out the kinks, so
everyone will be happy.
Members of the Wedding
House Committee which met last
Tuesday at the Santa Rosa Island
Authority are Monica Kellner, Joe
Billingsly, Sherie Snider, and Ray
Ascherfeld. Ascherfeld has been
the spokesperson for the permanent
neighbors, and has brought their
concerns to many meetings of the
Santa Rosa Island Authority.
"I believe we can solve these
problems," Ascherfeld said at the
meeting. "We need to make an
Action Plan on what can be done."
Ascherfeld discussed the Coun-
ty ordinance's decibel level system
which he felt did not fit the Beach.
"We need to change the ordinance,"
he suggested.


Parking is in the control of the
Santa Rosa Island Authority and the
deputies, according to Ascherfeld.
"The SRIA's required wedding
permit is good," Ascherfeld said.
E\l cint. continue to take place,
some egregious and some good."
Robert Beasley, an attorney
representing the rental property
owners, said, "I am here to listen to
problems and make suggestions."
Beasley then suggested that
the complainants call County Code
Enforcement.
"Code Enforcement would ana-
lyze the criteria you outlined to see
if the property is in violation. They
can determine if it is a commercial
enterprise," Beasley said.
Ascherfeld said he had previ-
ously reported this same problem
to Code Enforcement in 2007, with
some positive results, but the cur-
rent situation has not been cured
by them.
"There is a whole department in
charge of handling zoning violations
which cause problems between
neighbors. Give it a try. Frequency
and magnitude are determining fac-
tors for commercial use," Beasley


A Cross in tke,

By
Rev. Dr. Tom Garrison
Pensacola Beach Community Church
This time of the year is a very special season. *
We celebrated the national holiday of Thanksgiving, At
and then moved quickly to looking at the Christmas
holiday. One of the rich traditions of this time of the
year leading up to Christmas is the season of Advent. Advent is a time of
expectation, of anticipation and preparation. It is a time of the advent or
coming of God into the world.
It is a good time for us to slow down all the commercial Christmas
and think about how this time affects our lives. When we look at a world
that is existing because of a greater power, then it will allow us to see how
muchAdvent can mean to us. The time we observe as Christmas is all about
a child being born in Bethlehem about 2,000 year ago. With this idea of
Advent, we are allowed to see how God has worked in our lives to come
in the darkest and brightest times.
My wish is that every person reading this will find a place to be closer
to the greater good in each of us.
Happy Advent.
[The Reverend Dr Tom Garrison joined the Pensacola Beach Com-
munity Church family as their pastor in October He and his wife, Renata,
reside on Pensacola Beach.]


Monica Kellner, administrator
of Our Lady of the Assumption
Catholic Church, spoke on behalf
of the Church.
"Our Lady has the facility to
handle this business," she said. "I
would like to see what is best for
the community. Using our facility
creates income for the church, and
a place where weddings and recep-
tions canbe hosted without interfer-
ing with the community."
Kellner pointed out that zoning
regulations state that single family
homes should not contain a business
in that residence.
Beasley countered by saying
that the code allows rentals in that
residential area of the island.
Joe Billingsly, general manager
of Paradise Beach Homes, made a
practical suggestion that perhaps
turning the musicians' speakers
toward the Gulf would make a huge
difference for noise abatement.
Ascherfeld made a motion that
the Committee go to Code Enforce-
ment with their problem. The mo-
tion passed unanimously.
Buck Lee, SRIA executive
director, who was moderating the
Tuesday meeting, announced that he
would request representatives from
Escambia County Code Enforce-
ment, Sheriff's Department and all
persons present at the first meeting
attend the follow up meeting set for
Tuesday, December 14 at 3 p.m. at
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The very talented students
at Pensacola Beach Elementary
School present their holiday pro-
gram, Friday, December 3 at Our
Lady Catholic Church at 6:30 p.m.
The community is invited to the
production. Come early, the sanctu-
ary fills up fast.
LIGHTING THE TREE
The Beach School Chorus,
under the direction of music teacher
Mary Holway, will perform at the
Tree of Lights ceremony, December
9 beginning at 5:30 p.m. at Gulf
Breeze Hospital. Each light has been
sponsored in someone's honor for
a $5 donation. Monies fund schol-
arships for Pensacola Beach and
South Santa Rosa County residents
to attend Pensacola State College.
Pensacola Beach resident Dr.

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It's not too late to let your in-
ner party animal out. The Krewe of
Bananimals is still accepting new
members.
"I encourage all those who
want to be part of this zoo-full of
characters, to sign up now," said
Bruce Yoder, krewe secretary.
The Bananimals have set their
Christmas party for Sunday, Decem-
ber 5. It is a grand affair, but open
to members only. The following
weekend, the bunch tones it down
from wild to mild to roll in the
Chamber's Surfing Santa parade on
December 12.
"We never forget our charities
that we support, especially at Christ-
mas," added Yoder. "The krewe has
supported the holidays of children
in foster care in both Escambia
and Santa Rosa counties. We love
to help."
Details of all the krewe's activi-
ties are available at their monthly
meetings held at the Sabine Sandbar.
New members may request meeting
information and an application by
mailing Yoder at brucexyoder @7
yahoo.com.


Bob Harriman, Gulf Breeze Hospi-
tal Administrator, will extend greet-
ings to all and will officially light
the tree. Home baked cookies and
hot chocolate will be served. Those
who come are sure to go home with
a bit of Christmas in their hearts.
TOP SPOT
PJ Dunne is following in the
wake of his swimming dad, Reed.
PJ, a Beach School graduate, is
in the tenth grade at Gulf Breeze
High School. He has been honored
as the Swimmer of the Year by the
Pensacola News Journal. PJ also
earned all A's during the first nine
weeks of school.
BIG OPTIMISM
The Junior Optimist Club at the
Beach School has high hopes for
helping many in the Pensacola area


with their Food Drive for Manna
this year. They are accepting canned
and nonperishable food items at the
School until December 10. Their
goal is to surpass last year's collec-
tion. Drop donations off between
9 and 2 Monday - Friday or at the
School Holiday Program, Dec. 3.
VACATION DAYS
The following calendar applies
to Pensacola Beach Elementary and
all Santa Rosa County schools:
Dec. 20 -Dec. 31 Christmas Break
February 21 - Presidents' Day
March 14-18 Spring Break
April 22 - Good Friday
May 30 - Memorial Day
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Wrecks Roll Into December


Are you the Beach's most ar-
dent, hard core, super New Orleans
Saints fan? Here's your chance to
prove it. Get your game face on.
Grab your Saints garb and appear
at the December 27 Wrecks meet-
ing at Hemingway's. The fun starts
at 6 p.m. The cost to enter is free to
Wrecks and $30 to non-members.
"It's a contest to find best Saints
fan on the Beach," said Running
Around Wreck Jeff Goudey at the
November 22 meeting. "The Saints
face the Atlanta Falcons on Monday
Night Football that night, so roll out
the black and gold."
The Wrecks have December
booked solid with meetings each
Monday night. Look for the Wrecks
ship sailing along Via de Luna dur-
ing the Chamber's Surfing Santa
parade on December 12. Wrecks
royalty will mingle with stowaways
of all kinds aboard the hapless
vessel.
The generous spirit of the
krewe extends beyond the Beach.
They will host a food drive for
Manna Food bank. Wrecks should
bring non-perishable food items to
the December 13 meeting at Para-
dise and the December 20 meeting


at Crabs.
In honor of the three decades
of Mardi Gras on the Island, Jeff
Goudey has been quizzing the
krewe members on long forgotten
Wrecks lore. Dale Andel was quick
to answer correctly at Sidelines on
November 15 and the winner at the
Islander was Mary Ann Claus. Mor-
rie Drees is credited with the assist
by Claus.


The original Beach krewe is
still accepting new members. Mem-
bership is $30 for the entire year.
"We have a growing krewe,"
said Sec Wreck Melanie Waite.
"It's easy to join, just come to a
Monday night meeting, and become
a Wreck."
For more information on mem-
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Dale Andel was a big winner at the Wrecks meeting at Sidelines. She
gave the first correct trivia answer and she won the 50-50. Her prizes
included a purple Island Times t-shirt and a handful of cash.


The Blue Angels Air Show aboard NAS Sherman Field on November
13 included pyrotechnic and explosive action. Along with the United
State's Navy's Flight Demonstration Team's precision flying, there
were static displays, civilian and military acts along with skydivers.
The Blue Angels will salute one hundred years of Naval Aviation in
2011. The Red, White and Blues Week on Pensacola Beach is set for
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PIT Hosts Revue
Traditional hymns and clas-
sic carols will be sung by talented
musical theatre performers during
PLT's "Holiday Revue," a special
production in the Courtroom at the
Pensacola Cultural Center.
Performances are December
20- 22 at 7:30 p.m. . Tickets may
be purchased at the Pensacola Little
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Gobble
Dave Kelly and Matt Hartley
need a break. They had fryers
sizzling with multiple dozens of
turkeys lined up for frying at their
annual Turkey Fry. Is that a new
record for the bird cooking duo?
Stop by The Break and ask.
Friendliest Catch
They're fresh and local. Blue
crabs are arriving daily at Crab's,
We Got 'Em caught by a crabber
commissioned to bring the best
to the kitchens at the Gulf front
restaurant. Tis the season. Come
and get 'em.
Pete Goes Global
Boston Globe travel writer
Necee Regis heralded the spirit of
Pensacola Beach by recounting her
visit to PegLeg's as the lead of her
October 31 story. She traveled the
Island enchanted by the food, the
history and the white beaches. She
wrote, "If heaven has a beach, I as-
sume it would be as brightly white
as the sand along this stretch of the
Gulf of Mexico." You can read the
entire story at www.Boston.com.


Easy To Wrap
Smart shoppers should put a
gift certificate to an island restau-
rants under the tree. Easy to wrap,
easy to spend. The Grand Marlin
owners think you deserve a little gift
for being so thoughtful, so gift cards
purchasers can earn an additional
card with qualifying purchases.
Chamber Elves
Lots of events during Decem-
ber to get you in the Christmas
spirit. Lighted boat parade is the
perfect Friday night date activity
on December 10. Follow it up with
Sunday brunch prior to the Surfing
Santa Beach parade on Dec. 12.
Holiday Sparkle
Before the relatives arrive
and the decorations are hung, call
Stanley Steemer for expert clean-
ing. All kinds of flooring plus your
upholstery can be freshened up and
ready for Santa. If you are RVing,
let them make your home on wheels
ready to roll.
Remember The Dawg & Deputy
Spend an afternoon eating a
plate of crispy fried fish and helping


the furry fellows who don't have a
home for the holidays. Bow Woo
Fish Fry is December 4 at 3 p.m. at
Bamboo Willie's. Bring some dog
chow and buy a plate of food. If you
can't make that, plan on being at the


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Cookoff, December 11 at Bamboo
Willie's. Proceeds benefit injured
Escambia Deputy Jeremy Cassady's
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The famous and furry Wooly Booger Social Club hosted their Kiss The Hurricane Season Goodbye Bawl, November 20 at Paradise Bar and Grill. Photo left: Certified Wooly Boogers G. Cole, Jack White and Stump Jones
toast a storm free summer. Photo center: Deb Friedman, a charter member of the Wooly Boogers, was crowned as Queen Shugah VIX, and has accepted the basket of hoodoo voodoo charms to keep the hurricanes away in 2011.
Photo right: Just prior to the coronation Wooly Boogers confer about the next queen's identity. In the background, (L to R) Lonnie Hewerdine, Andy Brunt and Felicia Fisher offer their guesses. Foreground, original Wooly Booger Jeff
Goudey, standing, assures Peggy and George Henshall that the Beach will be in good hands.


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January 8 Krewe of Nereids King Kake Party, Paradise
January 15, Krewe of Shakers Toga Party, 9pm Sandshaker
January 28 Krewe of Nereids Moon Pie Party, 7 p.m. Sandshaker
January 29 Krewe of St. Patrick Ball, MySpace
February 5 Krewe of Nauga Champagne Breakfast, Dock, 10:30
February 5 Krewe of Brewe Beach Babe Shaker, 2 p.m.
February 12 Krewe of Nereids Masquerade Ball
February 19 Krewe of Bananimals & Brewe Black Tie Ball
February 26 Kids & Kritters Parade, 11 a.m., Fire Station - Church
February 26 Krewe of Wrecks Ball, Elk's Lodge
February 28 Queen's Dinner, Flounders
February 28 Kings Supper, Elk's
March 5 Champagne Breakfast, Crabs
March 6 Krewe of Wrecks Parade More details to come
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December 5 Gingerbread House Make & Take - Tiki Island Golf & Games - Noon - 2pm
December 7 Joy For The Beach - Our Lady Catholic Church - 7pm
December 10 lighted Boat Parade - Pensacola Beach Marina to Boardwalk - 6pin
December 11 Ornament Making - Castaways on the Boardwalk - 1pm- 4pm
December 11 Spicy Chili Cook Off - Bamboo Willie's - 3pm
December 11 Island Style Tropical Holiday Open House - 4pm - Opm
December 12 Christmas Cantata - Beach Church - 10am
December 12 Surling Santa Ieach Parade - Via de Luna - 2pi
December 17 Sip & Sing Caroling Tour - Flounder's- 5:30pm
December 18 Annual Winter Gumbo Cook Off - Bamboo Willie's - 3pml
December 18 Adult Coloring Contest - Sandshaker - Dpm *
December 10 Santa & His Paparazzi Photo Session - Island Style - 2pm - 4pm
December 10 Rudolph's Red Nose Ramble - Starts at the Sandshaker - 2pm
December 10 Santa Claus Look Alike & Sexy Elf Contest - Bamboo Willie's - 5pm
December 24 Candlelight & Carols - Beach Church - Opm
December 31 Ring In The New Year - Fireworks - Islandwide Celebrations
January 1 Polar ear Pluinge - Paradise Bar and Grill - 2pm

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by e oHeONGUE


Christmas came early this year
thanks in part to at least 100 e-mails
from my cell phone provider. "Eliz-
abeth, Upgrade Your Phone Today!"
"Time is running out!" "Who will
you voice dial next?"
Now, being the techno geek
that I am, for some reason a phone
is a phone is a phone. I still have a
land line and I used to have just a
normal, no bells and whistles, cell
phone. Not anymore.
As the Kid and I entered my
cell phone provider's store front, I
was immediately greeted by a very
nice young man, David, who asked
to see my current cell phone. I fished
around the bottom of my purse and
pulled out my five-year-old phone.
Scratched. Dented. Full of contacts
that I did not want to lose. I could
tell by the look on his face that I
was so yesterday. Did he actually
say that my phone should be sent
to a Smithsonian Museum or maybe
even be featured on the Antiques
Roadshow? Well not out loud, but
I could tell that was what he was
thinking.
David immediately began
speaking CPPST -- cell phone
provider salesman talk and the Kid
immediately chimed in as well. He
reminded me that I needed a phone
that could text message, Facebook,
e-mail, take photos, replay video,
was Flash compatible, had unlim-
ited apps to include video games

Young Singers Present
Christmas Program
The Pensacola Children's Cho-
rus, under the direction of Allen and
Susan Pote, will present its annual
production of "Christmas on the
Coast" Friday, December 10 and
Saturday, December 11 at 7:30 p.m.
and Sunday, December 12, at 2:30
p.m. at the Pensacola Saenger The-
atre in downtown Pensacola. Tick-
ets are now on sale at the Saenger
Theatre Box Office (open weekdays
between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m.), at all
TicketMaster outlets, and at www.
ticketmaster.com; or charge by
phone by calling 800-745-3000.
Prices are $30, $28 and $18.


and Chuck Norris facts, play music,
scan bar codes. Stop the madness!
How about one that actually makes
calls? Oh and that, too.
Eventually the Kid tired of
listening to the various features of
the different phones and opted to
check out the wall of iPads. I had
to warn him that we would not be a
two iPad family anytime soon and
not to get any ideas.
So there I was, left standing
alone with David and a bank of
phones that were starting to creep
me out. It was like they were watch-
ing my every move like dolls in a
horror movie.
David handed me a phone and
directed me to walk across the store
and then press on an icon. "Look, it
tells you where you are," he said.
I didn't need a phone to tell me
that I was standing in the middle of
my cell phone provider's store front.
Then he keyed in my cell number
and instructed the phone to "Call
Liz" while his hands remained on
his electronic clipboard. Before
I knew it, my pocket was vibrat-
ing, but I still wasn't 100% sold on
upgrading. Finally he asked me if I
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I would like to say that I've
made or received a phone call on
my new cell phone, but I have not.
I have voice texted my friends so we
could LOL as there are still some
glitches with voice recognition
accuracy, and I have updated my
Facebook status. I've read two work
proposals using Quickoffice and can
tell you all sorts of interesting facts
about Chuck Norris. I have played
one hand of Solitaire and can rattle
off the scores from Week 11 of the
NFL. I watched clips of the nightly
news and tagged all the latest hap-
penings in North Korea as that is
the Kid's country for the year for
Social Studies. I now know the dif-
ference between a Long Island Tea
and a Long Beach and by scanning
the bar code on a rum bottle, I can
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The Player of the Month race
for November will go right down
to the wire according to the Texas
Hold 'Em 4444 Fun Commissioner
Rick Uzdevenes. Will Colonel Phil
Tracy march into the winner's circle
or will Eric "The Postman" Weath-
erford continue his first class play?
As of press time they were tied.
The Texas Hold 'Em 4444 Fun
weekly games are played at the
Sandshaker Lounge on Monday
nights. Phil Tracy earned a win
at the famous Beach lounge over
Tommy Grice on November 15.
Players pull up to the felt
covered tables at Paddy O'Leary's
for games played on Thursday,
Saturday and Sunday. The results
are as follows:
Sunday, November 14 - Rus-
sell "The Butcher" Patterson carved
up the final tables leaving Sara
Mandel in second place.
Thursday, November 18 -
Former Gulf Breeze High football
stand out Adam Meister tackled the
star studded field of poker hopefuls.
Meister scored the win and Mike
Wood was a strong second.
Saturday, November 20 - The


Adam Meister enjoys his win at Paddy's on November 18.
He gets congratulated by Jamie and Sara. Games are open to all
and the beach family encourages holiday visitors to join them.


Colonel Phil Tracy marched home
with a victory. Mary Jo Misiak
battled her way into second place.
Sunday, November 21 - Big
Todd Lentini muscled all the chips
his way. Adam Meister was the
runner-up.
Texas Hold 'Em 4444 Fun is
open to anyone over 21 who has a


basic knowledge of the game.
"If you have some time to play
during the holidays, please join
us," said Uzdevenes. "Our regular
players are like family and welcome
any newcomers to the tables. It's all
for fun."
For more information, call the
Poker Hotline at 850-324-2667.


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hosted Marines from MATSG-21 on Thanksgiving Day. Teaming up
with Elk's member Don Richards, center, are United States Marines
Crystal Haddock, left, and Darlene Quint, right. After a round of golf,
Marines feasted at the Lodge.


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Nature Suppli

In Dark Skies
December skies will be na-
ture's auditorium for a dazzling
light show. The Moon will be new
on December 5, the Geminid Me-
teor shower peaks on the morning
of December 14, and the winter
solstice occurs at 5:42 p.m. on
December 21.
The Winter Solstice is the
shortest day of the year, but brings
a total lunar eclipse in the very early
morning hours.
"For local viewing, the um-
bral or dark portion of the earth's
shadow touches the Moon's disk
at 12:50 a.m., with the moon totally
eclipsed and probably blood red in
appearance by 1:55 a.m." reported
Dr Wayne Wooten, Pensacola State
College professor. "Bundle up and
join us outside the Pensacola State
College Planetarium for a public
gaze...bring along your cell phone
and digital cameras for great photos
of this colorful and rare event."
Wooten advises that while the
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objects.
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mas list, Dewey Barker, Escambia
Amateur Astronomer Association
events coordinator, is offering ex-
pert help.
"The holiday season is also a
time for first time telescope pur-
chases, so be sure to contact me or
someone in the local club at www.
eaaa.net if you need any assistance
or instructions in using your new
acquisition," he said.
For a detailed map of northern
hemisphere skies, visit the www.
skymaps.com and download the
map forDecember 2010; it will have
a more extensive calendar, and list
of best objects for the naked eyes,
binoculars, and scopes.
For more information, email
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CRABS - WE GOT 'EM
Only restaurant on Pensacola Beach offering breath taking
views of the Gulf while dining directly on the beach. Come as you
are straight off the sandy beach and enjoy our indoor/outdoor bar and
gulf side deck. Crabs has the largest selection of Crab on the beach,
was voted Best Crab by News Journal readers. She Crab Soup,
Stuffed Blue Crabs, Alaskan Snow, King or Dungeness - you'll
find them all! We have many other seafood favorites on our menu
as well as a great assortment of chicken, steaks and pasta dishes.
Don't forget to try one of our signature drinks like 'The Crab Trap'
which come with a souvenir glass to keep!
Open 7 days a week. Sunday Brunch with live Steel Band.
Look for the Red Roof on Pensacola Beach. 850-932-0700 www.
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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
everyday. Sandwiches. Salads. Fresh Catch of the Day. Renee's
Famous Shrimp Salad. Happy Hour 11-7. Live Bands. Poker on
Monday and Wednesday.
Tucked away in the parking lot of the Paradise Inn, it's directly
on Santa Rosa Sound. Boat and Bicycle parking. Open 7 days.
850-916-5087.
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 seat-
ing. Video sports games.
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. 934-3660.


FLOUNDER'S CHOWDER HOUSE
Celebrating 30 years of Floundering neathh the moon
and stars. Offering fresh Seafood including Tuna, Mahi and of
course Flounder! Award winning chowder, po boys, burgers
and Pensacola Beach Style baked oysters. Sample our Fresh
catch including the Shrimp Boat Platter- loaded with shrimp
cocktail, BBQ shrimp, fried shrimp, popcorn shrimp and U-
peel ems. Kids love our Pirate Ship playground located on
our beach - well within view of dining parents. For late night
revelers- Flounder's is host to the world's finest beach bands.
Dance all night on Flounder's beach to the most popular bands
from across the south.
Open 7 days a week. Sunday Brunch. At the Traffic Light
on beautiful Pensacola Beach, 850-932-2003
www.flounderschowderhouse.com


After


Sundown

PEGLEG PETE'S
Ahoy, Matey. You've found a Pensacola Beach treasure.
Pirates 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 Landlub-
bers. Take home a t-shirt.
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. www.peglegpetes.com


McGUIRE'S IRISH PUB
One of America's great steakhouses; proudly serving USDA
Prime Steaks, seafood and Irish specialties including Irish fisher-
man's bouillabaisse, Corned Beef and Cabbage and Shepherd's Pie
all inside a turn of the century New York Irish Saloon themed pub.
McGuire's is celebrated for its atmosphere, boasting more than
750,000 signed dollar bills hanging from the ceilings of the pub.
Live entertainment coupled with great food and warm and friendly
service by Employees who Give a Damn! Visit our on-site brewery
and the O'TolfWine Cellar featuring the complete vertical collection
of the Chateau Mouton RothschildArtist Series. Featured on NBC's
'Today' Show, highly recommended by Fodors, Frommers and
AAA travel guides, Florida Trend Magazine Hall of Fame Member.
Open every day at 11 am, 850-433-6789 mcguiresirishpub.com

SANDSHAKER LOUNGE
The "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 1 st
bar on the Beach to offer this tasty frozen concoction. Live Music
Thurs, Fri, Sat & Sun. Karaoke Tues & Wed. Poker & BARE Nite on
Monday. T-Shirt Nite on Thursday. Check out our new Shaker Shop
for great island wear, jewelry & gifts. Across from the Boardwalk.
Open 10 am - 3 am. 850-932-2211. www.sandshaker.com
NATIVE CAFE
Open at 7:30 a.m. seven days a week. Owned and operated by
friendly natives serving locally produced seafood and delicacies.
The Fish Tacos are an experience to enjoy. The owners say their
goal is to preserve the unique flavors of the Gulf Coast. Go fresh. Go
native. Specialty desserts top off expertly prepared meals. Seating is
informal. Art gallery setting with local artists displaying whimsical
works. Serving breakfast and lunch everyday; Dinner Fri and Sat.
45 Via de Luna. Downtown Pensacola Beach. 934-4848.


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The Gulf Breeze Area Chamber of Commerce hosted a dog gone good time, November 20 at their annual Pet Fest.
Gulf Breeze Elementary School field served as the festival site so animal lovers could participate in everything from pet
blessings to look-alike contests. Photo left: Pet psychic Sarah Christopher poses with Chesapeake Bay RetrieverAmber Lee
Johnson. Photo center: Beach resident Oceane Ziegler, seated, and mom Julie, registered pets and owners for the contests.
Photo right: Karen Jurkowich, Chamber Board member, and her Weimaraner were all smiles.




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Pensacola Beach Woman's Clubbers celebrate member's birthdays World War II veteran Helen Cotton waves to the crowd during the BIG THREE - Easton Stanley partied with his Beach family on No-
each month, but rarely do the gals announce their age. At the November 18 Pensacola Beach Veterans Day parade November 11. Her son-in-law, Dr. vember 20 at Paradise Grill. His mom Lindsey shows off his colorful cake.
meeting, Nellie Bryan, seated, was happy to tell her age - 100 years old. Thomas Campanella, chauffeured her in his little red convertible. Helen, who Easton, who is an accomplished angler and drummer, has long list of Beach
She celebrated with (L to R): Janet Miller, Janet Penniman, Pattie Kattner, served in the Coast Guard, also volunteers at the Beach School where her aunts and uncles who gathered around to help the little fellow celebrate his
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The fall weekend Snapper
season had the big and small boats
returning with fine catches of Red
Snapper along with Amberjack,
Wahoo and a grab bag full of oth-
ers. Poker star James "JT" Taylor
went with a group on the Reel
Eazy and came back with the boat
loaded.
"We caught so many we had to


throw them back" said the excited JT.
The crew aboard The Enter-
tainer showed their group where
the fish were, too. I was lucky
enough to be driving by the Marina
just in time for some great pics.
The Sound and Bays are full
of Flounder and the Specks are hit-
ting in the grass beds, so do your-
self a favor and Go Fishin.


James "JT" Taylor shows off some of the day's catch from a Novem-
ber trip offshore aboard the Reel Eazy. The BP oil spill closed some
waters to fishing in the Gulf, but NOAA has reopened the majority of
the area for harvesting fish.


Beach Realtor Jeremy Johnson hauled in this Redfish on November
17 while fishing with a group of locals. The twenty pound fish which
measured 36 inches in length, was caught in Pensacola Pass on a
live Croaker.


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Cheeses topped with
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Served with Fries........ Five Bucks

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in Warm Flour Tortillas
with Lettuce, Tomato, Jack
Cheese, Pickled Onions,
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Cream, Guacamole... Five Bucks
THURSDAY
Bourbon Glazed Chicken
Sandwich topped with
Swiss Cheese and Bacon.
Served with Fries... Five Bucks
FRIDAY
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Deep Fried to Perfection.
Served with Crispy Fries
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