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Island Times Volume VIII, Number 15 Pensacola Beach, Florida November 13, 2012 Queens Seal Deal With A Kiss Wooly Boogers Host End Of Season ShindigThe island tribe of Wooly Boogers hosts their annual Kiss The Hurricane Season Goodbye Bawl, Saturday, November 17 at Paradise celebrate the end of hurricane season. The highlight of the Bawl is the coronation of a new Queen Shugah, whose royal decree is to tion passed down from her predecessors. Reigning Queen Shugah Christine Bunkie Hewerdine, (top, left) is joined by former queens, clockwise, Judy LOignon, Paulette Provost, Deb Friedman and Kathi Lewis as they extend a royal invitation to the Kiss The Hurricane Season Goodbye Bawl. If you wanna be Wooly, turn to page 2.
PAGE 2 Island Times November 13, 2012 Published every other Tuesday SHELLEY W. JOHNSON, PUBLISHER email@example.com www.MyIslandTimes.comNo portion of this publication may be reproduced without the consent of the publisher. Island Times over his of dues Queen Shugah Declares Hurricanes Cease, Partying BeginsKiss The Hurricane Season Goodbye Bawl Celebrates Seasons EndWooly Booger Social Club records show 163 Founding and Charter Members in 1996. Heres a few Royal Woolies: Originally, it was thought that Queen Shugah should have a King to assist her, but that changed eventually. 1996-97 Glenda McCleary and Kenny Williams 1998 Louise and JR Turner 1999 Chuck and Judy LeBum LOignon 2000 Lynn Edwards and Joy Domm *Manny Friedman Note that King Manny was the Wooly Booger with the shortest time on the 2001 Rita Love Perry And Bernie Grimes The Wooly Boogers went into hiding. No one knows where, but the Hurricanes launched an assault on the island, which awakened them. 2007 Paulette Provost 2008 Renee Mack 2009 Kathi Lewis 2010 Shelley Johnson 2011 Deb Friedman 2012 Christine Bunkie Hewerdine for the list of Charter and Founding members names go to www.myislandtimes.com Kiss The Hurricane Season Goodbye Bawl Saturday, Nov 17, 3 PM Paradise Bar and Grill Beach Chamber Welcomes New President Nicole Stacey will serve as the Pensacola beach Chamber President.
Island Times PAGE 3Forever ...Barefoot on the BeachAs a tribute to Jane Waters who passed away January 10, Island Times will continue to run some of Janes favorite columns for your enjoyment November 13, 2012 Our latitude will change your attitude Lunch Specials MonFri 11-2 Dinner Specials NightlyCATCH IT ALL! Oysters Fresh Gulf SeafoodOPEN EVERYDAY Waterfront Dining Live Music Gift Shop Kids Playground#2 Via de Luna 934-3660Sports in Hi Def40 TVs 8 Big Screens 934-3660 WINGS49Every Thursdayc Monday Cajun Nite Tuesday Surf and Turf Wed Mexican Madness Specials Tues: of Wine Wed: Specials Thurs: Specials Tuesday Surf and Turf Tuesday Surf and Turf Wed Mexican Madness Wed Mexican Madness All Sports Always On Mardi Gras on the Island schedule sponsored by WWW.PENSACOLABEACHMARDIGRAS.COM Events The Islander Newspaper November 20, 1984 When Liz was a freshman at PJC, she made us all realize the true meaning of Thanksgiving. She was seventeen, enrolled in pre-med, and part of her duties included helping a fellow classmate who was slowly going blind, determine what the students saw under the microscope in the lab. Liz would come home and tell about her friendhow brave she was, travelling from class to class with only a white cane to direct and protect her. How strong willed she was to attend classes every day, no matter how badly she felt. For, Lizs friend was suffering from a disease which, after her bodys slow deterioration, would prove fatal. So, when Liz told us that her friend had no family and no place to spend Thanksgiving, we heartily agreed that she should join us on the beach. When she arrived we discovered that she was an older lady, a registered nurse, whose ex-husband, a doctor, and her children lived in the East. She was indeed alone and seriously ill. But she taught us a thing or two. She brought her Polaroid camera along and she laughed as she took pictures of us almost constantly, somehow, despite her failing eyesight, she was a good camera lady. We decided to entertain her before dinner, so we took her to Flounders where she downed a drink which called forth the praises of the Foghorn (it nearly scared her to death!) and later, we drifted by the Islander Lounge, so she could see the beach as it really is! What a great time she hadcommenting on the fact that one pool table was covered with Islanders and the other with News Journals. She tasted the food we brought her, had a couple more drinks, kept us laughing, and somehow managed to follow her cane out the long dark passageway to the door without assistance. As we sat around our table, eating as if there were no tomorrow, she kept commenting on how wonderful it all was. She said over and over how good we were to invite her. She intelligently discussed political situations, the state of the union, and PJC. She could stay right with us on any subject that came up. I took her back to her apartment, late that cold Thanksgiving afternoon. I helped from the car and waited while she found her keys to let herself inside. She asked me in, switched on the lights. Oh, thank you. Thank you, so much, she said. I had the most wonderful time. And, her eyes were brimming with tears. It had been such a little thing to all of us, and such a monumental moment of happiness to Lizs friend. Could you possibly come back to spend Christmas Eve and Christmas Day with us, I asked. Tears streamed down her cheeks. Oh, yes. Oh yes, she could. We all began to get excited about getting gifts for someone who truly needed others to help her, but when she arrived on Christmas Eve, she had brought us each a little memento from her home. Again, as at Thanksgiving, she had a great time, and we enjoyed her even more. I took her home again on Christmas night, and returned to the loving warmth of my family. The tree glittered and there was plenty left over for turkey sandwiches. A stack of gifts stood in the corner of my room. I sat still for a moment and thought the best gift of all was having Lizs friend over for Thanksgiving and Christmas, for it was in our giving that we received. Christmas ended the PJC semester. And we never saw Lizs friend again. Liz said she tried to look for her, but someone said she had moved away from Pensacola. I think about her often. She brought joy and an honest Thanksgiving to us three years agoand I wonder why she had to leaveI count my blessings when I think of her I try to imagine how I would feel if I were dying, alone and friendlessGrant Money Flows To Pensacola BeachSanta Rosa Island Authority Chairman Dave Pavlock received notification that $500,000 had been awarded through a grant from the Gulf Tourism and Seafood Promotional Fund. The grant, authored by a team composed of EW Bullock Associates, Lila Cox and Beverly McCay, focuses on making Pensacola Beach an eco-tourism destination through educational, informational and marketing plans. The SRIA Staff will implement the program. The Gulf Tourism and Seafood Promotion Fund has $43.7 million for distribution to those impacted by the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. The Pensacola Beach Chamber of Commerce applied for a $281,500 grant to support the Taste of the Beach, a culinary festival hosted the second week of September. Our request includes bringing a television celebrity chef to Pensacola Beach during our 2013 event, said Shelley Johnson Chamber chairman. The grant is funded for two years. We were one of 7 Florida agencies to be awarded for multiple years. In Florida, $33 million in grants were approved.
PAGE 4 Island Times November 13, 2012 ?? ? ??? ? ?T? ???rivia?? ????? ? ? ??? ? PEOPLE??? ?Oh, the Trivia Master has been double-teamed like a star pass receiver in the National Football League. The capable trivia challenger Big Bob Dority precision. Score! A big cheer for The TM had visions of the United States Navy and the precision conceived? cept sprung up in 1825 and construction began in spring of 1826. Navy Captain William Warrington fore runner of the current location of the Naval Air Station. The Knights of the RoundQuincy Adams for consideration. off to do some of his knightly chores. The Queen of Wrong Anroyal reputation by sending a correclaiming the title of Duchess of the Dunes and taking her Trivia Roundtable. from as near as the son. Sorry, Tim. The time. sending Quincy Adams as her the three part names. Island Times pleasant diversion compared to the Sandy. Then, she sent a correct aninternet connection. Superstorm or She spends part of her time in the far reaches of the frozen Northeast and her best days on the Beach. The Master is thinking about things that are frozen and recalls night club that hosted Turkey the Thanksgiving holidays. The nightclub is long line and your name and phone Island Times trivia t-shirt to the Thanksgiving dinner table. day, November 20. Happy Thanksgiving from the Trivia RoundtableLOVE THE PRO Hall of Fame. Meredith, a Stanford alum, is being recognized for her All-American accomplishtennis circuit.SCARY GOOD and a long time turtle nest sitter, keeps busy during October as a at the Haunted History tours. The tree. Her granddaughter Cayle Tours in Milton. FAB STORY sent an email to his customers Sandy devastated their business. Fab HQ is in the West Village of the email, Island Times columnist empathy and a message of resilhurricanes and storms in this area change in an instant and you are reminded of the most important things in life. That being of course, your family, friends and health. Kathi received a personal tion to share their gratitude and appreciation. SALTI-BIRTHDAY Center to see the acrobats from the Cirque du Soleil to perform birthday. ORANGE PARTYHosting a party for eight Baynes has done it. He, along tions to his annual Tang Banger music, and of course, the Tang WENCHES the identities of Kathy Rutan and into a beach family reunion since the former residents had not been ALOHA Beverly and Sonny Campbell the island state. CONGRATS MATT and daughters Amanda and Maci, serves in the Louisiana National Headquarters to Command Ser141st Field Artillery Regiment, oldest continuously serving unit Matt is the son of Retired Navy Commander Morris Drees and the late Mary Drees. SENT WITH LOVE ceive correspondence from Meri at the postage stamp. They are on the beach. RIGHT TO VOTE man Seamas Hunt is a recently naturalized American citizen. He announced to his friends on Tuesday, November 6 that he got often taken for granted by those born on U.S. soil, but a big deal IN THE SWIMCongrats to local high school sacola High, and Adam Foley, to compete in the Florida State High School championship meet, November 8. GLAMOROUS GRANNY parents Taylor and Seth very busy. Be a Sport FootballCollege & Pro Game time specials Saints Fans Welcome Top TenBeach Bar in Florida Open AirFull Service Bar Dress Code Come as you are by boat, bike or car. Great Food Food Food Served in the waterfront dining area. Beach Bar 21 Via de Luna Pensacola Beach 850-916-5087 paradisebar-grill.com Thursday, Nov 15 Matt Hill & Deep Fryed 2 Saturday & Sunday, Nov 17-18 Northwest Florida Blue Society Fundraiser w/Joe Fingus, Jamie Eubanks and Critical Condition in Memory of EDDIE KIRKLAND Fri, Nov 23: Mike Norris Sat, Nov 24: Dream Vipers Sun, Nov 25: Lucky Henry jazz Play and Stay Special Rates @ The Inn Reservations 850-932-2319Holidays A Hassle? Celebrate with us! Tuesday, Nov 13 Jimmy ThackeryOn Stage World Famous Wooly Booger Kiss The Hurricane Season Goodbye Bawl Closed Thanksgiving Day Johnny Sansone THURS NOV 29 Come early for a front row seat
PAGE 5 Island Times November 13, 2012 The Pensacola Beach lodging representatives, who used to slow down after Labor Day, reported strong numbers during September and October at the Beach Chamber meeting, October 30 at the Days Inn. Marta Ray, sales manager at the Days Inn concurred with Kelly Eddins report from the Hampton Inn, that the shoulder season was a good one. The hotels along with the vacation rental businesses are looking forward to the holidays and getting properties ready for Christmas parties and New Years Eve bookings. The Pensacola Beach Visitors Center had 1557 guests states represented were Florida, Texas, Tennessee, Alabama and Georgia. The report, prepared by Ginny Sheehan, showed visitors from Germany, England and Canada signed in at the Center. Membership Chairman Karen Cook welcomed new members S & S Surfside Properties and Dr. Tracey Pinkston in her report. First time attendees included Warren Carrancejie and Freddy Esposito who are developing a Pensacola Beach App, and Cheri Lopez representing the Pensacola Beach RV Resort. Events Chairman Beverly Campbell gave updates on the Season Your Holidays with Island Spirit parade weekend. If you have not signed up to participate in one of these parades, do it, she said. The Shaker has participated and it is a really good time. The Lighted Boat Parade is set for Friday, December 7 at 6 p.m. The vessels leave Little Sabine Bay and travel to the Quietwater pier. The Surfing Santa Beach Parade will roll at 2 p.m. Sunday, December 9 from Avenida 10 to the Gulfside Pavilion where Santa will be available for photos. In addition to creating and promoting events on the island, the Pensacola Beach Chamber is currently helping to guide the greater Escambia Countys advertising efforts through participation in the Visit Pensacola Marketing Advisory Council, Tourist Development Council, TAAC and as an at-large member of the Pensacola Bay Area Chambers Board of Directors. The participation in these partnerships will benefit our entire area, said Chamber Chairman Shelley Johnson. The input we are able to give and the collaborative efforts are a real benefit to our members. The Beach Chamber meets Tuesday, November 27 at 8:30 a.m. at the Days Inn. Information on membership and events is available at www. PensacolaBeachChamber.com or 850-932-1500.Businesses Share Successes At Chamber Meeting Gulf Breeze High School student Eric Larsen, center, was awarded his Eagle Scout medal, October 23. His mother Dorothy Larsen, left, and father Larry Larsen attended the ceremony. Eric is a member of Troop 11, chartered by Gulf Breeze Presbyterian Church. His Eagle Scout project entailed building outdoor seating at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church and School. Larsen is also a member of the Gulf Breeze High School Varsity Swim Team. My Louisiana Love stays with you. The images and plight linger in your mind long after the screen goes dark. Loss, courage and love paraded across the screen in a deeply personal journal from the young woman who her tribe. Monique Verdin, who was raised on Pensacola Beach and graduated from Catholic High said, This feels kinda weird to show this to my close friends here on the Beach. It is so personal. The documentary, which has premiered nationwide and was shown November 1 at Paradise Bar and Grill to an audience of two dozen islanders. Among the group, many Louisiana ex-pats as Verdin so sweetly calls them. The documentary is highly personal, but the themes are universal. My Louisiana Love follows a young Native American woman, Monique Verdin, as she returns to Southeast Louisiana to reunite with her Houma Indian family. But soon she sees that her peoples traditional way of lifefishing, trapping, and hunting in these fragile wetlands is threatened by a cycle of manmade environmental crises. Hurricane Katrina and the BP oil leak are just the latest rounds in this century-old cycle that is forcing Moniques clan to adapt in new ways. Monique must overcome the loss of her house, her father, meaning of home. My Lousiana Love has been shown at no charge at Paradise twice, but that is just a perk of knowing Monique and her mother, Renee Mack. The documentary was viewed by audiences this summer in New Orleans at Loyola University and the New Orleans Museum of Art, at the same time it ran for 30 days at the Smithsonian, National Museum of American Indian, in Washington D.C. Of great importance to native people, it has a following in the western United States; showing at the Monument Valley Film Festival, in Arizona and Crested Butte Film Festival, Colorado. The documentary has made a name for itself at the American Indian Film Festival, San Francisco and the Red Nation Film Festival in Los Angeles. Toronto welcomed the piece at the imagcontinues to show at the Centre for Contemporary Art, Prague, Czech Republic. Film Director Sharon Linezo Hong said, We strived to make the documentary feel like Monique was telling her story to a new friend, much like when Monique and I were both 21 years old and she took me home to meet her French Indian grandmother, Matine. I sat at Grandmaw Matines kitchen table as she pulled out old photographs from a wooden box, and in broken English shared stories of her childhood in southeast Louisianas wetlands. She continued, Grandmaw Matines worn hands carried a history not well-known and now 10 years later I am honored to help pass on her story. We hope My Louisiana Love will help bigger decision-making tables and give a face to the dire need for a long-term balance between industrial development and preservation of indigenous cultures and the environment. The islanders, whether they are natives to Florida or Louisiana, gave the documentary high praise. To learn more, the films website is www. mylouisianalove.com. Documentary Exposes Cultural, Environmental Loss In Louisiana
PAGE 6 Island Times November 13, 2012 by Kathi Lewis peas, porridge & a dry martini 850-261-2462Owner Peggy Henshall is ready to keep you in stitches!www.CajunStitchery.com CajunStitchery@yahoo.comnames, logos, custom artsmall or large quantities Marias Fresh Seafood MarketTake a little bit of the Gulf Coast home! Fresh from the boats daily We can cold pack for travel or ship anywhere. 621 Cervantes Street Call for directions from the Beach native cafeowned & operated by friendly natives! Go Native Daily 7:30 AM to 3 PM Our sh tacos are the best! Serving Breakfast & Lunch Blue Sky Gift Shoppe3479 Gulf Breeze Pkwy 850-932-7100 Tiger Plaza Next to Sonic Time to DECK THE HALLS & the entire house! Gifts Galore Santa Shops Here! Gift WrappingIt was a monumental day not only for our Country, but also for me personally as well as for the future of our Island life style. For our Country, President Obama was re-elected and we will be governed by his choices for another four years. Whether or not I voted for him doesnt matter. I was raised to respect I have and will always continue to pledge my allegiance to the Flag and to the Nation for which it stands. For me personally, this is my two-hundredth column in the newspaper I love and respect more than any other. Ive come a long way from the little red-haired, skinny, freckle-face girl raised in the countryside of South Georgia. Well, actually its only a couple hundred miles really. But its taken the better part of thirty years. Of course ing with others at the infamous Tiki Lounge and other long gone beach establishments. I have witnessed a lot of changes in paradise (not all of them for the better) and I have loved and lost a multitude of friends and family along the way. I have now lived more than half of my life here. And when I do leave, I plan for my ashes to be mixed with a ton of fairy dust and sprayed over every inch of this island. Fair warning keep your head down people! For my beloved island, hopefully our voices were heard by the Florida Supreme Court and they will uphold the Lease Agreements which bind us to our castles built in the sand. If so, life will continue pretty much as before. If not, then we will be taxed on property we may never own and pass down through the generations of our families. And if that happens, you can bet my lifestyle will change dramatically. Since my husband Bill is a disabled combat veteran of VietNam, we live on a limited income and property taxes arent currently within that limit. That means it will come out of the money I usually spend elsewhere since we never end up with an extra few thousand dollars at the end of the year. Hey, maybe I can get the government to budget my household income the same way they budget the money spent in Washington. No, wait a minute I think theyre already doing that. Oh well, its Thanksgiving and I still have a lot to be thankful for. (I know theres an English teacher out there right now grinding her teeth because I ended my sentence in a preposition. If my fourth grade teacher Mrs. Dawson is still alive, shes wishing she could crack my knuckles with that ruler.) But truly I do appreciate my life, my family, my friends, my neighbors, my old Caddywagon (which I love parking between two very expensive cars in any given parking lot) and right on down to the very sand on which my castle is built. Just a glance out of a window can remind me every day that I am truly Blessed and for this, I am forever grateful. I was also pleased as a Witch with a Black Cat to see so many Wrecks meeting at Sabine. Yall know theres a group of us who come every year dressed in our natural forms and we usually win the Costume Contest because so few attend in costumes. We were actually pleased to see some new, but familiar faces win for a change. So, witch hats off to Liz and Harry Hewson! I didnt actually count the costume entries cause I dont like to do math when Im playing, but there were a lot. I changed our entry name this year to the Witch and Famous so watch out next year. Dont forget to mark your calendars for Nov. 17 for the the Hurricane Season Good-Bye Bawl and the crowning of next years Queen Shugah. We had a Shugah Meeting with Queen Shugah Christine Hewerdine and the plans have been made and the die has been cast.. Please show your support and honor Q.S. Christine as she has done an extraordinary job this year. You are also welcome to bring a gift or token to honor and pledge your support to the next Queen Shugah. This tiara is getting heavier every year and Queen Shugah will need the support of all her loyal subjects. Do you want to be blamed if things go bad during a storm next season? Do you want to be the next Queen Shugah? Remember, it is a very important Wooly Booger Ritual to celebrate the end of another successful season of survival (try saying that 3 times real fast) and the Crowning of the next Queen Shugah. This celebration allows us to stop worrying for the next 6 months and enjoy the other seasons of our lives. Seasons such as Mardi Gras and Thanksgiving (give lots of thanks) and Christmas (dont forget the SOB Christmas Brunch Sun., Dec. 2). Since this is our Thanksgiving publication and my 200th column, I was tryBut if your family is like mine, then you have our favorites that you serve year after year. So, I decided that instead of offering a single recipe, I would just offer some tips for just a little bit of change in some of the old favorites. So, lets cook.. Green Bean Casserole you know you love it! So do I, but I changed it a bit by using cream of chicken soup (instead of cream of mushroom), addCup toasted almond slivers and about a cup of crushed Funyuns (instead of Frenchs dry canned). Add some on top and broil until crisp. Pumpkin Pie try adding softened cream cheese to pumpkin mix for a smooth and creamy taste. Or try browning the pie shell before adding the are the same thing but in the South, these are two very different and distinct foods. Stuffing is usually made with bread cubes tossed with butter and stuffed into the turkey before cooking. Dressing is made with cornbread adding bits of chicken, ground sausage, sage, lots of chicken broth, onion and anything else you want to add. But it is never put into the turkey! As far as Im concerned, there is never enough of either. Quick & Easy Dessert out of time and money? Pour 2 13 baking pan. Cover with dry cake mix (of your choice), then top with 2 sticks butter, sliced. Bake at 350 until done (about 30 minutes) Enjoy, share and have a safe and Happy Thanksgiving! See ya in the kitchen Former Krewe of Coma King Richard Johnson, left, congratulates The New Jersey Green Fly Harry Hewson and The Black Widow Liz Hewloween Costume Contest, October 29 at Sabine Sandbar. Liz was in the
Island TimesPAGE 7 November 13, 2012 A Glimpse of Heaven A Glimpse of Heaven By Father James Grebe St. Anns Catholic Parish www.bankofthesouth.com 136 FORT PICKENS ROADPENSACOLA BEACH 850-932-9336Mon Thurs 9 4:30 Friday 9 5:30 LOBBY CLOSED FROM 1-3 PM EACH DAY. DRIVE UP OPEN DURING ALL BANKING HOURS. Bank of the South Island BranchFull Service Banking Close to Home Jennifer Byrom, P.A. The hiring of a lawyer is an important decision that should not be based solely upon advertisements. Toll Free: 877-889-8822 Milton 916-9000 Thanksgiving is perhaps the most reasonable posture before reality that a human being can take. It is not so much a sentimental feelinga warm fuzzyas it is a recognition that reality is a sign of someone else. My existence is given to meI do not make myself. While the beginning of my existence can be traced back to what began inside of my mothers womb, I recognize that right now I am being held in existence by Someone else. In my need to love and be loved, my need for truth and for beauty, I recognize that my deepEach of us is, by nature, a relation So saying Thank You to the Mystery who makes me nowno matter what my circumstances are is a very reasonable thing to do. Thanksgiving begins with a judgment that my being is contingent, dependent, and therefore does not come from me. Thanksgiving can become more intense the more convinced I become that it is good to exist, that there is a reason for my being which is given to me. I hope each of us opens our reason a little bit wide to the Myslife arouses a little more interesting this Thanksgiving Season. The Seagulls Sing Why I Love Golf BY MIKE WILLETT If I could swap a boat ride for all the drives that I've hooked A cruise around the World on a ship I'd be booked. If I could pick a winner for all the easy putts I've blown, A stable full of horses and The Derby I'd own. That's why I love Golf I always will. When you have a bad day It ain't no big deal. If I could build a Golf course with all the sand traps I've seen. You could plant palm trees from L.A. to Augustine. A big pile of sand from coast to coast. With the clubhouse in Texas ,Willie Nelson's the host. That's why I love Golf ,I always will. When you have a bad day It ain't no big deal. Well some people ask me "Why I play this game?" Well it's not for the fortune and it's not for the fame. But if I keep on playing, I know that I'll see, Some fool in the rough who's as crazy as me. That's why I love Golf,I always will. When you have a bad day It ain't no big deal.Sunday ServicesWorship by the Water, 9 AM Flounders Beach Gulf Breeze United Methodist Church www.gbumc.org Our Lady Catholic Church, 9:45 AM Avenida 18 /Via De Luna www.stanngulfbreeze.org Pensacola Beach Church, 10 AM Avenida 18 /Via de Luna thebeachchurch.com Wedding Bells To Ring For Tommy and AnnieLongtime Beach residents Tommy Chavis and Annie Vinson will exchange vows on the sand beach south of the Holiday Inn Express on Fort Pickens Road. All their friends are invited to attend and you only have to remember the number twelve. The wedding will take place 12-12-12 at 12:12.12 p.m. A reception will follow at The Break in the Via de Luna Shopping Center where there will be a cash bar and plenty to eat according to the bride and groom. Dress is casual. Santa Needs Pensacola Beach resident Pandora de Balthazar founded a holiday event to support children who are in foster care during the holidays. The sixth annual Breakfast with Santa is structured so the children can earn Santa Dollars at a midway of games, then use them to purchase gifts at the party for their foster families. Elves assist the children and help them wrap the gifts. The organizers need some help. Volunteers and donations are requested. Money and gifts are needed. Door prize donations are requested. Crafts and games for kids, decorations, gift wrap, and shopping bags are on the list. If you would like to make a tax-deductible gift your check should be made payable to: Baptist HealthCare Foundation Memo: Team Make Difference Breakfast with Santa. For further details, please contact Pandora at 850-450-4634. Lauren Pinkston and Snow White the Pony trotted along at the Beach Churchs Trunk or Treat Festival, October 28. The event attracted hundreds of kids who could trick or treat, pet a tortoise or take a pony ride. Lauren dismounted and took the stage with the Dancingly Yours performers, who provided the entertainment.
PAGE 8 Island Times The Lizzards Tongueby elizabeth hewsonNovember 13, 2012Call Dennis Remesch850-384-7607 www.denrem.com firstname.lastname@example.org Ready To Buy? Homes for Sale GULF BREEZE 5/5 $574,900 3/5 $249,900 NAVARRE Brand new! Beautiful new soundfront community located just 3 miles west of the Bridge. 3/3 $182,900 Call for a personal tour! Stunning on Santa Rosa Sound. Your own beach with 1.73 acres. Build your dream home. $180,000. Owner will divide. Check out my other residential lot listings: Gulf Breeze addl locations Featured Listing Waterfront Lot Gulf Breeze 850-206-3156 Joe Stukey Computer Repair in Your Home www.ycpals.com email@example.com [Native Orleanian Elizabeth Waters Hewson arrived on Pensacola Beach in 1978 at age 14. Love and careers swept her to other shores, but she returns with The Colonel and The Kid to live permanently on the Beach.] Open everyday at 9 AM 850-934-3141 www.DalesBigDeck.com 715 Pensacola Beach Blvd at the Sabine Marina Tuesday, Nov 13: Thursday, Nov 15: Karaoke with Becky, 7:30 pm Karaoke with Becky, 7:30 pm Saturday, Nov 17: Southern Breeze, 7:30 pm Sunday, Nov 18: Lektric Mullet, 3:30. Monday, Nov 19: Tuesday, Nov 20: Thursday, Nov 22: Friday, Nov 23: Karaoke with Becky, 7:30 pm Saturday, Nov 24: Ricky Lee Phelps & Dennis Gossman, 7:30 pm Sunday, Nov 25: Posi Tones, 3:30 Sometimes in life, we all forget to be thankful for what we have and how truly blessed we are. So I thought I would take a moment and go through a quick list of some of the things in my life I am thankful for. #1: Those extra 15 pounds. All I want to do is get rid of them; however, they do represent that I have ample food on my table. #2: Loud rock and roll music. Whether it's coming from a CD, an iPod or a You Tube video, the 1980s are making a full comeback in my house and this just means Justin Bieber won't be rattling the walls any time soon. #3: No traffic on the way to work. I miss talking with my coworkers, but telecommuting does have it advantages. #4: November sunburn. Spending a lazy Sunday afternoon on the beach is totally worth the Rudolph look I've been sporting around. #5: The 60 second decision. Nothing but outstanding care from the medical professionals at the Naval Hospital Pensacola who are technically one minute beyond my authorized drive time. #6: Wine bottles on the kitchen counter. My house and your house. Empty and half-full. Just reminders of what a great time I had with my friends solving the world's problems one cork at a time. Some things never change. #7: My next door neighbors. Without Barbara and Mark, our little beach block would be very lonely. #8: An overscheduled teenager. Swim meets. Science Olympiad. Awards Ceremonies. Sure beats meeting with a parole #9: Highway 98. I no longer to visit with my family. Highway 98, no matter which direction I travel, always leads me to my clan. It's good to be home. Until next time, have a Happy Thanksgiving and remember to count your blessings. Before you gobble, gobble, gobble on Thanksgiving Day, you can gallop a few miles along the scenic Pensacola Beach 5K run course. The Pensacola Beach Turkey Trot takes off from Casino Beach in front of Crabs, Thursday, November 22 at 8:30 a.m. Both runners and walkers are welcome to compete. The registration fee is $30 until November 15 and goes race time. The Turkey Trot hosted more than 350 runners last year and we anticipate to have over 400 runners this year, said Director. The run is a great way to get some exercise before overindulging in Thanksgiving dinner. It also is an opportunity to help the community. A portion of the race proceeds will be donated to WEARTVs Communities Caring at Christmas. Athletes are asked to bring an unused, unwrapped toy for the toy drive and start the season of giving by donating to children less fortunate. After the run, all participants are invited to enjoy beer, mimosas and a delicious runners breakfast at the Pavillion on the Gulf Side hosted by the walk. Santa will make a special appearance, so bring your camera. Prizes will be awarded to top performers for each age group. Awards will be made to the fastest walker and best cos-Runners Hope To Gobble Up Course At Thanksgiving Day Racetume. This year there will be a lottery to award prizes to those who are still present after the awards ceremony. Packet pick up begins on Tuesday, November 20 at Salty Outfitters on the Boardwalk. Packets will be available for pick up at the Gulfside Pavilion on race day. Registration is ongoing at www.pensacolabeachturkeytrot.com. Paddleboarder Russ Schreiner leads the pack during a lap of the Relay for Russo fundraiser hosted by Innerlight, October 27 in Little Sabine Bay. The funds raised during this event brought the total to $17,000 to help a well-loved Innerlight employee defray costs of cancer treatments. The annual Gulf Breeze Christmas Parade will be Saturday, December 1, at 10 a.m. on Shoreline Drive behind Gulf Breeze High School. It will continue down Shoreline Drive, turn onto McLane Road, and end Baptist Church of Gulf Breeze. Businesses, individuals and groups are welcome to join in the Gulf Breeze Christmas Parade. Participants are encouraged to decorate for the theme: Home for the Holidays. be printed from www.cityofgulfbreeze.com. Call Leslie Guyer at the City of Gulf Breeze, 850934-5100 or the staff at the Gulf Breeze Area Chamber at 850-9327888 for more information.Breezers Get Merry With Holiday ParadeHome For The Holidays Rolls December 1JINGLE BELL RUNSaturday, NOV 24 Casino Beach http://www.kintera. org/faf/home/default. asp?ievent=1026492
PAGE 9 Island Times November 13, 2012 Time To Renew Bob Sikes Toll Bridge Annual Pass RenewalEarly Renewal November 1 December 30, 2012 for all Active Annual Passes Renew Monday-Friday from 8:30 AM to 5 PM REMEMBER There will be no January grace period. All 2012 active annual passes will terminate December 31, 2012. NEW ANNUAL PASS SALES Begin January 2, 2013 at are Monday -Friday, 8:30 AM to 6:00 PM renewal applications available at: Any lane of the Bob Sikes Toll Facility Renew By DEC 30Now Accepting Credit Cards(2 % or $2 min. bank fee applies)Visa & MasterCard Only ~ Those paying by credit card or cash must do so in person at the Drop off completed applications, with check or money order only, at any lane of the Bob Sikes Toll Facility, 24 hours per day, up to 5 PM on Dec 30, 2012 Mardi Gras MavenKREWE OF WRECKS MEMBERSHIP APPLICATIONPensacola Beachs Original Mardi Gras Krewe, since 1979 _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ Name: ___________________________________________ Address:__________________________________________ City:_____________________________________________ State:________________Zip:_________ Phone: _________________________ Cell:____________________________ Email: ________________________________________ Date__________________Deliver to meeting or by mail to P.O. Box 492, Gulf Breeze, FL 32562-0492 PLUS $30. One person per application, please. Happy Hour 49 Via de Luna 916-9808 PaddyOLearysIrishPub.com Authentic Irish Pub Texas HoldEmCollege & NFL FootballSunday Ticket DRINK SPECIALSPoker Players Set To Gather Toys For TotsPenacola Beach card players will match poker skills and help kids have a happier holiday at the Texas Hold Em Tournament, Saturday, December 1 at The Dock. There are two goals for the Texas Hold Em 4444 Fun poker tourney a full house of toys for children and a new champion, said Terri McKamey, organizer. Last year we had a stack of toys to donate to Toys for Tots. I would like to see a huge turnout with even more toys. There is always room for new players at the Texas Hold Em 4444 Fun tables. The event begins with a Rookies Class at 1:30 followed by the command to begin play at 2 p.m. Play will continue with hourly breaks until the field is narrowed down to the top six players. Its always exciting when the players are seated at the final table, said McKamey. We know someone is going home with the champions trophy. The event is open to all players, 21 and older, who have a basic knowledge of the game. Entry into the tournament requires the donation of new, unwrapped toys one for a boy and one for a girl. Cash donations will also be accepted. Official Toys for Tots boxes will be located at The Dock for those who wish to make a donation but not compete in the Tournament. Texas Hold Em 4444 Fun hosts weekly games on Monday nights at the Sandshaker Lounge and at Paddy OLearys on Thursday and Sundays. For more information about the tourney or the weekly games, please call Rick Uzdevenes, poker promoter at 850-324-2667. Mon dieu! They flew in and parked their brooms bayside at Sabine Sandbar. It was then, that the Krewe of Wrecks sign up and Halloween party officially started. The Witches of Beachwick, the Coven, the what-ever they called themselves this year were hauntingly lovely in midnight black with spiders, rhinestones and mischievous smiles. Kathi Lewis, Paulette Provost, Lila Cox, Ella Hess and Deb Friedman cast the spell. Dozens of Mardi Gras faithful showed up, signed up and ate up at the first Wrecks meeting. Super Mario and a lampshade were bested by a Black Widow and the Fly she had in her web. Wrecks First Mate Bobbi Cunningham was stunning in her red, satin witches costume. Go girl! In a moment of rare seriousness, Melanie Waite on behalf of the Krewe, announced that a donation to the Navarre Beach Sea Turtle Rehabilitation Center will be made in memory of Jane Waters, founding Wreck. The Grand Costume Ball theme is being chosen in a different way according to Running Around Wreck Jeff Goudey. The krewe members will submit ideas and the Board will pick one. Hope it suits me. The Wrecks are having a Mardi Gras Faire type theme for the membership meeting Monday, December 17 at Paradise. Vendors will be allowed to set up from 3 to 7 p.m. Twenty-five bucks, and you must register with Jayne Drees (firstname.lastname@example.org) in advance. The Krewe of Christmas has kidnapped the Bananimals. They promise to return them to the Sandbar deck on December 4 if the of ransom of toys for kids, holiday gifts for seniors and a partridge in a pear tree are met. Kidnappers have sent Gena Raymon, Carlette Howell and Karen Cook to secure the items. More on their progress later. Mario Roberts is the Master of the Ball. Dont ask me. Thats his official Krewe of St. Patrick title. The MB announced the January 25 Shamrock-N-Roll Ball theme is Clash of the Tartans. Those Saint Pats are a clever clan. Tickets are on sale to the krewe, and then become available to the public. Stay tuned. Mardi Gras on the Island etiquette: Roberts Rules of Order are traded for Bobs Beer Can-Can during krewe meetings. When asked to vote, raise your beer or beverage up in the air to signify your agreement. To vote nay, shake your head vigorously. No one will notice. Melanie Waite dressed as a Ghost Crab at the Wrecks Halloween Sign Up Meeting, Oct. 29 at Sabine Sandbar.
PAGE 10 Island Times November 13, 2012 850-932-1417 500 Quietwater Beach Blvd Upstairs from Key SailingBurgers Fries ShakesWe have gone back to basics. Expect the same incredible quality food delivered in less time. DOG FRIENDLY DECK! MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL $2 DRAFT Tues: Open Mic Night Thurs : Movie Madness Beer Mug Club $1 refills all the time!The quality of life for Pensacola Beach residents should not be threatened by Mother Nature nor Cupid according to the thirty leaseholders who attended the Town Hall Meeting, Monday, November 5. The message was clear. Hurricane evacuations and noise from beach wedding parties need to be handled differently. The gathering was hosted by the Beachs County Commissioner Grover Robinson, IV, at the Santa Rosa Island Authority Boardroom. Commissioner Robinson addressed the residents most pressing concerns which revolved around hurricane evacuation and communication, sensitive environmental restoration, wildlife protection and noise ordinance updates. Hurricane Communication Commissioner Robinson has already cured the communication lapses and accuracy of the announcements with the Countys emergency operations and public information staff. During Hurricane Isaac we could have been clearer in our message. I apologize, said Robinson. Our evacuation decisions were based on the storm that we thought we might get. Thank goodness, it turned west. John Dosh, Escambia County Emergency Operations manager, explained the process that brings about a local state of emergency uses predictions from the National Weather Service in Mobile in assessing the storm track and evacuation determination. Listen to what we are saying during these events, said Robinson. We want you to be safe, but even after we issue an evacuation order, we are not pulling you out of your house at gun point. You can stay, but be warned that we may not be able to protect you, assist you or supply services to you for many days after a storm. Robinson added that the County will do a better job of cross messaging with the agencies such as Emerald Coast Utilities Authority and the Escambia the Beach Bridge can be closed by the Sheriff with sustained winds of 40 to 45 miles per hour, but residents will always be allowed to exit the beach. No one will be allowed to drive onto the island after that closure is declared. The determination to discontinue water and sewer services is point when storm surge is predicted to reach 6 feet, reported Robinson. This is to protect the equipment used on the island. The storm surge from Isaac reached 4.2 feet. Kathleen Castro said that the media did not always get the most current information to the public. The best information is coming from our office, said Castro. I encourage you to sign up to receive information directly from Escambia County. You can go on our website to receive email, texts or Twitter alerts directly from Escambia County. Oil Spill Monies Commissioner Robinson updated the attendees about RESTORE Act and National Resources Damage Assessment funds being used in Escambia County. The funding is a result of the BP oil Robinson noted he has been very active at the local, state and national level in securing the funds for Escambia County. There are different pots of money dedicated to environmental and round of NRDA funding, the Beach received a dune restoration and sand fencing project, administered by the State of Florida. After the election, Robinson expects to see the RESTORE Act funding settled. He announced that Escambia County will form a committee to advise the Commission on the potential uses and projects for the RESTORE Act funds that will come to Escambia County. He suggested that Committee take at least six months to formulate a plan and gather public input. There will be additional money for Escambia County, said Robinson. Escambia Countys barrier islands received most of the impact, so I am advocating that the District 4 representative on the local RESTORE committee be from Pensacola Beach. Keith Wilkins, Escambia County Director of Communities and Environment, spoke about the projects which are funded to compensate the area for environmental damage or loss of use. They included the turtle lighting projects along Via de Luna, Casino Beach and Fort Pickens Road, bird nesting site restoration, and possibility of using surplus funds to elevate dune walkovers on the Beach. He encouraged citizens to attend the NRDA workshop Tuesday, November 13 at 6 p.m. at the Pensacola. Beach resident Dan Smith requested that the private dune walkovers, which are being overtaken by sand because of dune restoration efforts, be considered for renovation along with public walkovers. Robinson will make the request. Santa Rosa Island Authority Director of Developmental Services Paolo Ghio is encouraged by the increasing dune heights. Growing dunes. This is a good problem to have, said Ghio. Signs to keep people from trampling the sensitive dunes are being installed as part of the current NRDA project. Sand continued to be a topic for discussion. The need for renourishing north and south shores of the island is being addressed. Permits are being secured and funding may be sourced from FEMA, NDRA or others. Beach resident Tom Almon pointed out the irony of the LaFitte Cove homeowners paying annually to dredge sand from the Cove, and have it hauled off the island, while the SRIA is purchasing sand to bring to the island. We all agree that it makes sense to keep this island sand on the island, said Commissioner Robinson. It takes a budget item of $60,000 annually to cure the Barring the budget crisis that the County faced this year, I would like to make this happen. Its a function of budget. Paolo Ghio updated the residents on the Quietwater Beach renourishment. The permits are in hand, the redirection of a sewer line and 20,000 cubic yards of sand will be installed by the end of November. Noises Too Loud Residents became quite vocal when it came to the discussion of the noise and safety concerns created by large parties hosted at rental homes along Ariola Drive. Beach resident Jim Leslie requested that Commissioner Robinson consider including a outdoors in the residential areas. We have large rental homes being used a commercial businesses hosting weekly weddings and receptions, said Leslie. Its noisy. The parking is an issue. Pensacola Beach is turning into a free-for-all based on what will bring money and tourists. It is an epidemic. Long time Beach resident Karen Holland agreed and says the time is now to stop this before more homes are built with large groups. Ariola Drive resident Carol Ascherfeld told Robinson that she prefers a common sense approach to allow deputies to merely listen to the noise to determine if it is detrimental. She is circulating a petition asking for the ordinance to be re-written to better protect the residents. The current Noise Ordinance in Escambia County was struck down by the courts and is currently being reviewed by the Escambia County attorney. Robinson says the noise ordinance is a work in progress and recognizes the safety issues that are created by these large gatherattend the Town Hall Meeting, but Robinson will discuss the issues with them. Turtles And Tail Waggers Two additional ordinances were discussed, both involving animals. A proposed lighting ordinance to protect wildlife is being drafted. Commissioner Robinson agreed that new construction should comply with turtle friendly lighting but it was not a good time to burden businesses with line to comply plus the possibility of matching grants should be considered. Beach resident and architect Scott Holland insists that there are both federal and state lighting rules in place that should have been met. Violators should come into compliance without a time extension or grant funding. The ordinance is scheduled to come before the County Commission Thursday, January 17. In order for a dog park to be allowed on Pensacola Beach, the Escambia County ordinance prohibiting dogs on the beach would have to be amended. Residents at the meeting were not in favor of allowing dogs on the proposed areas of the beach, due to sanitary and safety concerns. Dan Smith said, There are dogs on the beach right now. More so in the winter. I would like to see the current ordinance enforced. Commissioner Robinson concluded the meeting by reminding the group that Santa Rosa Island is Escambia Countys largest public park. The Santa Rosa Island Authority is in charge of the island and the County tries to support the Authority, especially now that taxes are being collected. We are blessed to be here, he said. Your input is valuable. Thank you for coming tonight. Robinson asked Beach resiwith their concerns. He can be reached at 850-595-4940. For additional information visit www.myescambia.com.Residents Talk Sand, Storms And Noise With County Officials
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Island Times November 13, 2012 PAGE 12Talkin Turkey...The mini-chefs in Jennifer Neals Kindergarten Class at Pensacola Beach Elementary School have submitted recipes for baking a Thanksgiving Turkey. The class has a formal celebration set for Wednesday, November 14 where they have a noontime feast, fortunately catered and cooked by parents and teachers. Get the turkey from a farm. Cook it on warm for maybe 6 minutes. Cook it at the bakery. You have to put icing on the side and for the eyes of the turkey you put chocolate chips and red icing. Eat it with chicken, french fries and thats all. I eat with my whole family! By Lily Montgomery Get the turkey from the grocery store. Cook it on prolly 2 degrees for prolly 2 minutes. Serve it on a plate with carrots & stuff like chicken and meat (but no red meat) and apple slices, too. I eat with my family! Its easy to cook a turkey! By Julia Grace De La Piedra Go and get the turkey from the store. I have never cooked a turkey, but I guess you would put the temperature on 50. Not sure how longthats hard. (Just for a little time.) Have beans and rice with it. I eat with Mom, Dad, & my sister. If its hot, be careful! By Gracie Gardner Get a turkey at Publix. Put it in the stove on hot for 6 minutes (but thats a long time). Have chicken, rice, ketchup & salad dressing with it. You gotta put some chips in the middle of the turkey and add some drippings, too. Eat it with your family! By: Jason Cerone If you want to get a turkey you can try Publix. Cook it for 40 minutes on high (in the 60s). Serve it with a turkey & cheese sandwich & mashed potatoes, Sometimes my family gives a dessert! By: Brody Hills Go to a store to get the turkey. I think you cook it at 60 degrees for 10 minutes. When its almost done, open the stove and put one of those hot measure things in it and if its 60 degrees, its done. Eat with your family and friends. By: Ben OConnell Get the turkey at the supermarket. Put it on top of the stove for 12 minutes. I eat with my Mom, Dad, sister, Grandmother & Grandpa Tom. We have my Dads homemade cheesecake, Publixs mac-n-cheese, milk and baked apples. (I get to help my Dad cook his cheesecake!) By: John Bryan Manthei You could get a turkey at the store. Put the temperature on a little hot (maybe 6) for 6 minutes. Have rice, apples, oranges, salad and apple pie with it. I eat with my Mom, Dad, Jack and Wella (my Grandmother). By: Jonah Landis Get your turkey from a turkey farm. Rub your turkey with salt. Cook it on 7 for 20 minutes. Eat stuffing and mashed potatoes. I have Thanksgiving with my family. By: Carter Hoeft Go to the store and get your turkey. Put the temperature on a little hot for 6? minutes. (I have no idea!) I forget every time what you have with it. Eat Thanksgiving dinner with your family! By: Eli Persky Go to Publix to get your turkey. Cook it in the oven on not too hot and not too cold for 3-4 minutes. Serve it with sushi, tomatoes, carrots, ABC noodles and Halloween candy. I eat with James and William Boatwright, my Nana, my Papa and my Gigi. By: Buck Trammell I dont know where to get a turkey because I didnt live here on other Thanksgivings. I know you cook it on very hot for a whole hour. I know you have mashed potatoes, but I dont remember what I ate before. My friends JT and Jake are coming this time! By: Dylan Doyen You have to get a turkey from Walgreens. Put it on the grill on 50 degrees for 50 minutes. Have bread, apples, mac-n-cheese, carrots and chocolate cake to eat with it. I eat with my whole familymy Mom, my sister, Aunt Liz, Nicky, Dad, Nana and Granddaddy Louis. I really like having the cookout at Granddaddys beach house! By: Lola Reeves Go to the store and get a turkey. Put it in the oven at 1% for 20 hours. Have ham, carrots, mashed potatoes, apple pie and ketchup with it. Eat it with your whole family! By: Lyric Linzy Go to Walmart and pick out a turkey. Put it on top of the stove for 3 minutes. Eat it with bacon, ham, broccoli, carrots and pie. I eat it with Grandma, Grandpa, Mommy, Daddy, Brianna, Kayla, Brooklyn, big Brianna, Shanna, Uncle Miguel and Terry! By: Micah Fournier Get your turkey from Walmart. Cook it for 30 minutes in the oven on 30 degrees. Have cherries, Kiwi, apples, brussel sprouts, mashed potatoes, chocolate ice cream. I eat with Dad, two brothers, one sister and Mom! By: Ben Bourgeois You should get the turkey maybe at Publix? If you have 2 dials on your oven, put both as much as they can go. Put it in for 30 minutes and 25 hours. Put some things around the turkey. Maybe some chicken, some sandwiches too, sometimes you put grapes with it. Eat it with some people in your family. You gotta know that you gotta hear the beep! If you dont hear the beep it will get burned up and rotted. Then you will have to throw it outside and let the birds eat it. By: Charleigh De Paul Go shoot a turkey and keep it to eat. I think you put the temperature at 20. Cook it for 51 seconds. You need salt, icing, whipped cream, ice and snowflakes with it. I eat with my family! By: Daniel Bruce First you have to look for it at Walmart and then buy it. You put salt, pepper, a little bit of Tonys and the good leafs (not the ones outside, the ones you buy at the store) on the turkey. Cook it for 5 seconds Put the temperature on a 4 and a 5. I eat with my Mama, Dad and Danielle. My favorite way to cook a turkey is to cut it up. I give the bones to my dogs Bruno, Zeus and Gucci! By Sean Coleman Dont go to Walmart to get a turkey, maybe go to the turkey store that is far away. Cook it for 8 minutes on kinda hot. Have the turkey with the meat kind of stuff. I eat with Mimi, Papa, Nana, and Gammy if she can come over (but she lives SO far away). I like Thanksgiving because you get to eat the turkey. By Riley Seeliger You would get a turkey from a turkey farm. Bring it home and cook it. Put it in the oven on hot for 5 minutes. Serve it with rice & chicken, potatoes, some sauce, some fish, some vegetables. water and cookies. I eat with my family! By Isabella Garzon AA rt by Nicholas Collins First G G rade AA rt by AA udrey Foss First G G rade
PAGE 13 Island Times November 13, 2012Talkin Turkey...The Pensacola Beach Elementary School First Grade Teacher Sarah Farej asked her class, What do you need to host the perfect Thanksgiving? Their answers are below. Sometimes the editor corrected the spelling, and in a few, the spelling is left as is. As they say in first grade, just sound it out!Ella Kauffman For a perfect Thanksgiving you will need a turkey, some duckerations, some presints, a singer, a clown, people, a duck, and a sign that tells you Happy Thanksgiving. Nicholas Collins What you need for Thanksgiving. You need a meal to eat. You need pumpkin pie. You need your relutivs. Audrey Foss How to make a perfect Thanksgiving dinner. Make a turkey for dinner. Get plates and silverware. Get some appetizers and make a pie for dessert. Eat the turkey and dessert with your Famlee. Benjamin Olson We need some turkey. We need some chicken, too. Thanksgiving is when everyone says thanks. Molly Kimbrough You need gravy and your need turkey. Do not forget dessert. And decorations. Maybe too much decorations. Ella Montgomery What you need for a perfect Thanksgiving: You need a turkey, plates, forks, family, decorations and presents. You give thanks, be nice, kind, sweet and that is all you need. Lily Hoffert You need a turkey, mash potatoes, gravy, a family and brownies for Thanksgiving. Stellar Nilssen For Thanksgiving you need a turkey, some peas, some forks and spoons and food. Jacob Clifton You need a turkey to eat, plus potatoes and ham. And forks and a plate, a spoon and gravy and presents. Kyle You will need a lot of bread. You need potatoes and salad. At the end you get dessert. Dessert is good. I like it. River Hunter For a perfect Thanksgiving get a turkey. Get some gravy. Get some green beans. Get a pie. Fruit. Caleb Davis On Thanksgiving you eat turkey and mash potatoes and green beans and good stuff. The good stuff is ice cream. Dalton Will Thanksgiving is turkey, ham, chicken and gravy. Krish Bharadwaj You need a turkey. You need macaroni. You need a feast. You need people. Artist Ella Montgomery Artist Benjamin OlsonAnderson Tanner For Thanksgiving you need turkey and bread and mashed potatoes and for dessert I have cake. Lilly OConnell (I am not done yet) T hanksgiving Dinner: A turkey and the stuffing, family and friends, salad and dressing, pumpkin pie and ice cream for dzert. Elizabeth Bruce We will need a turkey and decorations and bread with cranberries. A duck and macaroni. These are the things you will need on Thanksgiving. Liam Allen Turkey, a family, pumpkin pie and fruit. Parker Cote You need a picnic basket and some chicken. Zoey Amjad If you want to make a perfect Thanksgiving, you need gravy. You also need turkey. You will also need ham. You will need decorations. Ivey Johnson Things for Thanksgiving: For Thanksgiving, I am having dinner. The food is turkey, milk and fruit. My family is putting up decorations and we will eat ice cream for dessert. We will be going to Alabama. Artist Caleb Davis Happy Thanksgiving from your friends at the Beach School
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Plan to use this new free time to update your skills and your resume so you'll be ready when a new job opportunity opens. LEO (July 23 to August 22) A flood of holiday party bids from business contacts allows you to mix work and pleasure. Your knowledge plus your Leonine charm wins you a new slew of admirers. VIRGO (August 23 to September 22) An unexpected act by a colleague complicates an agreement, causing delays in implementing it. Check out the motive for this move: It's not what you might suspect. LIBRA (September 23 to October 22) You might want to cut ties with an ingrate who seems to have forgotten your past generosity. But there might be a reason for this behavior that you should know about. Ask. SCORPIO (October 23 to November 21) Be careful not to set things in stone. Much could happen over the next several days that will make you rethink some decisions and maybe change them. SAGITTARIUS (November 22 to December 21) Your plans to help provide holiday cheer for the less fortunate inspire others to follow your generous example. Expect welcome news by week's end. CAPRICORN (December 22 to January 19) You're in your glory as you start planning for the holiday season ahead. But leave time to deal with a problem that needs a quick and fair resolution. AQUARIUS (January 20 to February 18) The upcoming holiday season provides a perfect setting for strengthening relationships with kin and others. A new contact has important information. PISCES (February 19 to March 20) Instead of fretting over a cutting remark by a co-worker, chalk it up to an outburst of envy of your wellrespected status among both your colleagues and superiors. BORN THIS WEEK: You instinctively know when to be serious and when to be humorous -attributes everyone finds endearing. My Mom always kept a tidy house, and my sisters followed suit. But for some strange reason that tidy gene was not passed on to me. If I called myself the Clutter Queen that would be an understatement. The more appropriate moniker would be Chaos Queen. It would have helped if my husband, Ralph liked things in their place; but no, he is the Chaos King. We have both watched in horror and fascination the hoarder programs on The Learning Channel. If a screw comes loose in our brains, that could be us. What makes me really mad is that Ralph thinks its just me and my chaos. In 24 years of knowing him, I have never see Ralph clean up very much. Good grief if I sweep up his sawdust in the gaI have to listen to, that was my favorite sawdust. Really, that was your FAVORITE sawdust; and what were you planning on doing with that sawdust? No response came back until one day he belted out, Its for our neighbor Allen. He uses it for his garden. Well thats different. I certainly cant blame Ralph for my chaotic lifestyle. The other day I was trying to clean and also organize. Now I am very good at cleaning; I am also very good at organizing. But it is dangerous for me to mix the two. The problem I have is I get focused on whatever it is I am organizing. If its books, I want to read them. If its CDs, I want to listen to them. If its toys, I want to play with them. (all at the same time utter chaos bad strategy) But I have to do something with all this stuff So I shove it in cabinets and bookshelves, hang it from rafters and walls in organized chaos. At least this approach enables me to clean. I had no idea how much dust and dirt could accumulate in a house. How much you ask? So much I now have 3 brooms. Why 3 brooms? Because I am constantly losing them in the black hole of organized chaos! Maybe I could become an apprentice like Mickey Mouse in Fantasia oh, but wait he created chaos. Never mind! I think I will just enjoy this life as Chaos Queen and let the dust fall where it may. Kowabunga Breakfast with Saturday, Dec 8 at 8 a.m. Surf Burger
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Island Times PAGE 17 November 13, 2012 FLOUNDERS CHOWDER HOUSE Celebrating 30 years of Floundering neath 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 Platterloaded 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 Dance all night on Flounders beach to the most popular bands from across the south. beautiful Pensacola Beach, 850-932-2003 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 them all! We have many other seafood favorites on our menu as well as a great assortment of chicken, steaks and pasta dishes. Dont 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. MCGUIRES IRISH PUB One of Americas great steakhouses; proudly serving USDA mans bouillabaisse, Corned Beef and Cabbage and Shepherds Pie all inside a turn of the century New York Irish Saloon themed pub. McGuires is celebrated for its atmosphere, boasting more than 750,000 signed dollar bills hanging from the and warm and friendly service by Employees who Give a Damn! Visit our on-site brewery and the OTolf Wine Cellar featuring the Artist Series. Featured on NBCs Today Show, highly recommended by Fodors, Frommers and AAA travel guides, Florida Trend Magazine Hall of Fame Member. Open every day at 11, 850-433-6789, mcguiresirishpub.com After Sundown... SIDELINES SPORTS BAR AND RESTAURANT big screens, 42 televisions. If it runs, jumps, races, its here. Kids menu for the JV players. Full bar. Indoor or outdoor seating. Video sports games. Centrally located on Via de off at 11 a.m. seven days a week. 934-3660. SANDSHAKER LOUNGE The World Famous Sandshakera Pensacola Beach Tradition since 1973. Home of the Original Bushwacker. Been selling this signature drink for over 30 years. First bar on the Beach to offer this tasty frozen concoction. Monday half price HoldEm at 7 p.m., $2 Tuesday Across from the Boardwalk. Open 10 am 3 am. 850-932-2211. www.sandshaker.com 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. and Dinner everyday. Sandwiches. Salads. Fresh Catch Shrimp Salad. Happy Hour Monday and Wednesday. Tucked away in the parking lot of the Paradise Open 7 days. 850-916-5087. PEGLEG PETES Ahoy, Matey. Youve 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 Dinner specials nightly. Sizeable sandwiches and burgers a t-shirt. Were here everyday at 11. 932-4139. www.peglegpetes.com BAMBOO WILLIES BEACHSIDE BAR bar serving your favorites. Specialty Fat Tuesday frozen drinks like the Octane on stage. Bikini contests. Crawday afternoons. Willies Wear Gift Shop. Waterfront on Santa cated at the Boardwalk. 850-916-9888. www.bamboowillies.com SHAGGYS WATERFRONT BAR & GRILL through the open air dining room and side bar. friendly. Arrive by boat or car, bike or on foot. Open everyday at 11 a.m. in the big red building on Pensacola Beach Boulevard. 850-934-4852. www.shaggys.biz 2012 Visit us on the web at: www.mcguiresirishpub.com E-mail: email@example.com ONE OF AMERICAS GREAT STEAKHOUSES 11 Time Golden Spoon Award WinnerFlorida Trend Magazine Hall of FameBeef Backers Award Best Steaks in FloridaFlorida Monthly Magazine Best Pub in FloridaFeatured on NBCs Today Show and on The Food NetworkHighly Recommended by Fodors, Frommers, Mobil & AAA Travel Guides A TURN OF THE CENTURYNEW YORK IRISH SALOON PENSACOLA'S OWN SINCE 1977 A TURN OF THE CENTURY NEW YORK IRISH SALOON ONE OF AMERICAS GREAT STEAKHOUSESTM 11 Time Golden Spoon Award WinnerFlorida Trend Magazine Hall of FameBeef Backers Award Best Steaks in FloridaFlorida Monthly Magazine Best Pub in FloridaFeatured on NBCs Today Show and on The Food NetworkHighly Recommended by Fodors, Frommers, Mobil & AAA Travel Guides 2011Visit us on the web at: www.mcguiresirishpub.com E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org 41524-25_DinrCoverPensacola31412.indd 1 3/19/12 11:56:27 AM Island Times May 25, 2012 PAGE 12 LindaMurphyRealtor@bellsouth.netis ready to assist you at 850-748-0865 LINDA TAYLOR MURPHYREALTOR Patrick T. Grace of Gulf Breeze has been appointed to serve as the new Escambia County Fire Chief. Grace has been a Battalion Chief since 2001. During this time interactions with all personnel in the organization, both volunteer and career staff. Chief Graces appointment to fire chief, said Escambia County Public Safety Director Escambia County Hires New Fire Chiefinto the needs of both groups. Grace was a longtime volunteer in upstate New York before beginning his career with the Milton Fire Department in 1994. During his time in New York he was an active participant in creating a fire department by combining both volunteer and paid personnel. Additionally, he volunteers his time as Captain in the Gulf Breeze Fire Department. The Pensacola Beach Fire Department Station 13, located Graces command. Chief Patrick Grace Tim Reno of Renos Reptiles brought a giant tortoise to the Beach Churchs Trunk or Treat, October 28. He also had snakes, scorpions and a bearded dragon at his booth.
Island Times November 13, 2012 PAGE 18 HATS Hiking & Backpacking Snow Ski Apparel Rock Climbing Gear, Ropes & Shoes Indoor Rock Climbing Wallwww.weatherfords.net HATS Mens and Womens Casual & Outdoor Clothing The School Bell Rings SMARTIESPensacola Beach Elementary nine week grading period and the following students earned a place on the Honor Roll: Sarah Farejs First Grade Class A Honor Roll Liam Allen Zoey Amjad Elizabeth Bruce Jacob Clifton Nicholas Collins Caleb Davis Kyle Farej Audrey Foss Lily Hoffert Will Jenkins Ivey Johnson Ella Kauffman Molly Kimbrough Ella Montgomery Stellan Nilssen Lilly OConnell Benjamin Olson AB Honor Roll Krish Bharadhwaj Parker Cote River Hunter Anderson Tanner Dalton Will Debbie Campanellas Second Grade Class A Honor Roll Aiden Benout Baylee Crance Maggie Feltenberger Zachary Giovanini Elijah Jones McKell Spring Gavin Strickland Katie Turk A/B Honor Roll Eliza Abston Victoria Garza Emery Hasell Taylor Jenkins Morgan Kronlage Kendall McCurdy Gracyn Phelps Daniel Selogy Hollyn Will Joy McLaurines Third Grade Class A Honor Roll Erin Wang Aubree Hampton Emory Gardner Brianna Dizon Natalia Dadisman A/B Honor Roll Dylan Seeker Savannah Persky Kacie May Michael Mabire Jack Landis Ryan Johnson Skylar Farej Josh Crawford Gracie Clay Taylor Brame Metallica Bourgeois Charlie Atkins Cyrus Amjad Erin Olsons Fourth Grade Class A Honor Roll Lauren Feltenberger Libbie Frierdich Jude Hunter Lauren Kent Max Mateer Jenny Molyneaux Lauren Thompson John Turk AB Honor Roll Micha Clark Alana DePascalis Kai Hoffert Ryan Jenkins Ryland McCurdy Mia Montgomery Joceyln Reeves Tara Turks Fifth Grade Class A Honor Roll Savannah Baus Tanner Braxton Sophie Faircloth Erin Johnson Chloe Kauffman John McDowell Jon Sawyer Smith A/B Honor Roll Ella Amos Mason Bourgeois Hampton Crance Grant Gaiennie Cali Hargrove Matthew McCurdy Kimberly Noble Abigail Pohlen Dylan Renfroe Tekoah Roby Zachary Smoker Madeline TaylorON THE CALENDARStudents at Pensacola Beach Elementary and Gulf Breeze schools will take a break November 19 23 for Thanksgiving. There will be no classes from December 19 January 2 during the holidays. THE BEAT GOES ON Pensacola Beach Elementary School Music Teacher Mary Holway, left, accepts a donation from Texas Hold Em 4444 Funs Rick Uzdevenes. Uzdevenes hosts the Celebration 4444 Education poker tourney and the proceeds are donated to the Beach School. This years check totalling $1,210 was presented during the Beach Schools Fall Festival, October 26.
Island Times PAGE 19 November 13, 2012 By Terri McKamey One Stop Shop for the Watersports EnthusiastsSALES & RENTALSPensacola Beach at the Boardwalk 850-932-5520 www.KeySailing.com OPEN 9 to 6weather permitting Catamarans Parasailing Waverunners Kayaks Boat RentalsGet a VIDEO of your Key Sailing Fun! Sandshaker.com 850-932-2211 MON: 10 AM -Close Half Price BARE. Football, Poker, Trivia,7:30 TUES: 10 AM -Close $2 Drinks. Karaoke 8 PM WED: $2 Ladies Nite. 5 PM -Close Mike Jencks Band, 8:30 PM THURS: 7 PM -Close 1/2Price Drinks w/ Shaker Shirt. Live Music on the Shaker Stage SUN: 9PM TIL KARAOKE & MUSIC W/DJ VIC Somethings always Shakin WedThursFri-Sat-Sun LIVE BANDS BEST DRINKS! BEST PRICES! BEST SERVICE!Wed 11/14 Mike Jencks 8:30 PM Thur 11/15 Tim Spencer 8:30 PM Fri 11/16 Shawna P & Earth Phunk Tribe 9 PM Sat 11/17 Ryan Balthrop 9 PM Sun 11/ 18 The Red Field 4 PM Wed 11/21 Mike Jencks 8:30 PM Thu 11/22 Avenida 16 8 PM Fri 11/23 Dream Vipers 9 PM Sat 11/24 The Red Field 9 PM appearing live on the Shaker Stage Join us on Thanksgiving lots of late afternoon eats Encore Performance Sun 25th 4 PM The Red Field Shaker Sunday Happy Thanksgiving from your friends at theThe weather may have taken been the place to be for Flounder, The more current and the WIND IN THEIR SAILS Key Sailing hosted the IWCA Wave North American sailing Rick White, left, is the Grand Poohba of the sailing world according to Kirk Newkirk. Racing along next to him is Mike Pederson in boat #7. Hes the Vice Commodore at the Beach Yacht Club. Final Kirk Newkirk, Rick White and Boog Newkirk. photo by BDJ Dedication Ceremony and Float Planned For Blueway HAVE A BOAT? Enter it in the Lighted Boat Parade, December 7. PensacolaBeachChamber.com
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