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Title: Winter Park-Maitland observer
Alternate Title: Winter Park Maitland observer
Physical Description: v. : ill. ; 44 cm.
Language: English
Publisher: G.J.W. Munster
Place of Publication: Winter Park FL
Publication Date: March 12, 2009
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Dates or Sequential Designation: Began with v. 1, no. 1, Jan. 26, 1989.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 4, no. 29 (July 16, 1992).
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PHOTO BY LAURENCE SAMUELS- ITHE UBSEHVRH
Ken Bradley kisses his wife, Ruth, after winning the election for mayor. The chal-
lenger to Mayor David Strong's seat unofficially won by more than 350 votes Tuesday.


ISAAC BABCOCK
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The ballots are in, and Win-
ter Park has a new mayor af-
ter Tuesday night's election.
As of press time Tuesday
night Ken Bradley had 3,397
to David Strong's 3,015 votes
in the race for mayor.
"It feels great to be may-
or of Winter Park," Bradley
said while walking outside
of his campaign party at the
Park Plaza Gardens restau-
rant. The room was packed
Tuesday night with Bradley
supporters who came to cel-
ebrate, win or lose.


Many of those supporters
had been on street corners
waving signs for Bradley
during the final day of cam-
paigning.
"I woke up at about 5:15
this morning, and have been
campaigning ever since,"
Bradley said. "I had at least
50 people 'on the street to-
day."
Strong was still cautiously
optimistic at about 8:30 p.m.
when he walked through the
doors at his campaign cele-
bration party. Official results
were still out at that time, as

> turn to BRADLEY on page A7


PHOTO BY JENNY ANDREASSON THE OBSERVER
Maitland Mayor Doug Kinson celebrates a landslide victory after learning he won a
re-election campaign against challenger Patricia Fox with 68 percent of the vote.


JENNY ANDREASSON
OBSERVER r
The parking lot lights
shone down on Maitland
Mayor Doug Kinson as he
announced the election re-
sults Tuesday night to about
75 supporters.
"It looks like we did it,"
Kinson said, ceremoniously
pumping his fist into the
air.
At 9 p.m. Tuesday, the un-
official count was 534 for
last-minute challenger Pa-
tricia Fox and 1,159 for the
incumbent, about 68 per-
cent of the votes.


-Beer and wine flowed at
the party, held at the plaza
on the corner of Horatio
and Orlando avenues, the
site of the planned Mait-
land Town Center. Buca di
Beppo pizza filled an office
hung with Developer Bob
Reese's plans for the five
blocks of downtown Mait-
land the top issue at the
candidate forums during
the elections.
The project has been
stalled due to a lack of fund-
ing. Kinson has repeatedly
affirmed his confidence in
Reese, while Fox has ex-

> turn to KINSON on page A7


Hough dedicated until last day

JENNY ANDREASSON
j'BSFRVER STAFF


Homer Hough was grilling
Mayor Doug Kinson about
the city's finances from his
hospital bed. That's how in-
vested the former Maitland
mayor was in his commu-
nity.
Hough died of lung can-
cer Thursday, March 5,2009.
He was 94.
"It's no surprise that we
ended up talking about
bonds and revenues and
residents," Kinson said
about his visit with Hough
two weeks ago. "He was de-


voted right up until the last
moment."
Maitland resident the
Rev. John Book, a friend of
Hough's since 1971, attested
to that.
"I've seen a lot of people
come and go in the field of
politics, and when they step
down or are defeated you
never see them at another
meeting he was present
every time," Book said. "He
truly loved the community."

> turn to HOUGH on page A4


ARCHIVE PHOTO BY CAROLE ARTHURS THE OBSERVER
Former Maitland Mayor Homer Hough celebrates with his family during a Janu-
ary 2008 luncheon in his honor. Hough died of cancer at the age of 94 on March 5,-


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ISAAC BABCOCK
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The Wildcats were only one
game away from a champi-
onship. But the only team in
their region that had beat-
en them stood in the way
Thursday night. It was do or
die on the basketball court
in Lakeland.
And on that court the.
Winter Park boys basketball
team saw its hopes shat-
tered by an Olympia team
that would go on to win 63-
44, holding the Wildcats to
one of their worst shooting
performances of the sea-
son.
There would be no hoop
magic from star Austin Riv-
ers, who had helped propel
his team through three re-
gional playoff wins before
they met Olympia in the fi-
nal four.
In those three games the
Wildcats had won by a com-
bined margin of 32 points,
averaging just over 63 points
on offense. But on Thursday
night the Wildcats set a sea-
son low on.scoring, eclips-
ing their performance in a
51-47 loss they'd suffered to
Montverde Academy.earlier
in the season.
The Wildcats had hung
even with the Titans
through most of the game,
tied at the end of the first
half and the third quarter.
Only in the final quarter
would a difference in play
become so readily appar-
ent, as the Wildcats saw
their shooting shut down in
dramatic fashion.
The Titans would out-
shoot the Wildcats 21-2 in
the final quarter, as they
went on a devastating run
that blew open a tie game.
A landslide of points spread
a massive crevasse between
the two teams as the final
quarter's offensive torrent
raged on. The Titans would
score 14 straight points, as
the Wildcats watched key
possessions become turn-
overs.
Perhaps the most telling
statistic of the game could
be that Rivers Winter
Park's perennial scoring
leader, didn't have the most
points on his team. That
honor went to Isaac Turner,
who turned on his offense
to rain 13 points into the
basket. Rivers' 12 points
halved his regular-season
* average, as the Titans de-
fense focused on keeping
his scoring low. The plan
worked, and -the Wildcats


have their lowest-scoring
game to show for it.
The Titans would go on
to lose by a 69-60 margin in
the .championship game. It
was their first appearance.
For the Wildcats, who
have been to the final four
in three.of the last four sea-
sons, the end of a season
holds the promise of a bet-
ter future. Only one of their
starters will graduate, leav-
ing behind a core group set
to dominate next season.
That includes Rivers, who
will be a junior next season.







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Men's Club $5K trailer, supplies stolen


JENNY ANDREASSON
OBSERVER STAFF

A month before its big charity golf
tournament, the Maitland Men's
Club is scrambling to replace a trail-
er:full of $5,000 worth of cooking
equipment and supplies.
The Club had received $2,350 in
donations as of Monday, March 10.
The trailer, along with eight tents,
seven folding tables, two jumbo
coolers and a propane cooker, was
stolen this week from the back of


the Casselberry construction busi-
ness where it was being stored.
"The thieves probably thought
it was full of construction tools,"
member Jim Dowden said. "I'm
sure they were surprised when they
found out it was cooking equip-
ment."
The civic club routinely donates
hundreds of hamburgers, hot dogs
and barbecued chicken to groups
such as The Boy Scouts of America
and Maitland Little League, and puts
on an annual luncheon for Mait-


land city staff. Proceeds from its
golf tournament, usually $15,000 to
$16,000, go to help needy children
at Christmastime, Dowden said.
"Whoever the scumbag was that
ripped us off didn't just hurt the
Maitland Men's Club," he said. "They
hurt the little leaguers and their
families... the children at Christmas
- oh gosh, we've helped thousands
of kids at Christmastime who oth-
erwise wouldn't get anything."
Contradictory to an Orlando Sen-
tinel report, the Club's grill was not


taken, as it was next to the trailer.
But it's still a huge blow to the orga-
nization, and may compromise its
ability to provide lunch and dinner
to the golfers in their tournament
at the Tuscawilla Country Club in
Winter Springs in April.
"They hurt us bad enough.. .We're
frantically trying to get things in
line to get that done," he said.
Donations can be made to Christ-
mas for Children Inc., P.O. Box
947711, Maitland, FL 32794-7711.


Decaying Winn-Dixie slated to be demolished


JENNY ANDREASSON
OBSERVER STAFF

That's not graffiti spray-
painted on the front of the
vacant Winn-Dixie. The
building on the corner of
Orlando and Packwood av-
.enues is marked for demoli-
tion.
Some welcomed the plan
at the Feb. 23 Maitland City
Council meeting, express-
ing how tired they are of
looking at the decaying site.
But Councilwoman Bev Re-
ponen, also a member of the
Beautification Committee,
said she was concerned how
a cleared site could look.
"We need it to look pre-
sentable until he (developer


Bob Reese) can start con-
struction," she said.
The site is a piece of the
Maitland Town Center pie,,
owned by the Brossier Co.
president. The mixed-use
project is planned to span
five city blocks and cost an
estimated $300 million. Re-
ese is still trying to pin down
funding for the project; his
first two attempts have been
unsuccessful.
At the Feb. 9 meeting, Re-'
ese said he will have a con-
crete answer around March
20 about his latest attempt
at funding. He seemed op-
timistic that the third time
would be the charm.
"Sometimes no news is
good news," he said. "So
we're still on track; we look


good."
He has been providing
the Council with bimonthly
status reports regarding the
project. The Council and Re-
ese will discuss in mid-April
whether or not to continue
the project as outlined by
the September 2007 devel-
opment agreement.
Even if theproject doesn't
move forward, Reese is still
the property owner and cin
either move forward with a
project on his own or divide
up the parcels and sell them
- something that Mayor
Doug Kinson said would re-
sult in the loss of the walk-
ability aspect of the down-
town.
Before the Winn-Dixie
can be knocked down, an


PHUTO BY JENNY ANDREASSON THE OBSERVER
A closed grocery store that had been vacant for years will be demolished, after a
developer applied for a permit to raze it. The site is part of the new Town Center. -


asbestos study needs to be
completed, Community Re-
development Agency Direc-
tor Verl Emrick said at the


March 9 meeting, which Re-
ese did not attend. Emrick
said he was in Los Angeles
interviewing architects.


After seven years, Villa View Park opens to the public


KRISTY VICKERY
GUEST REPORTER


It has been nearly seven years since
the idea to develop a new park in
Winter Park arose and on March 9,
the idea finally became a reality.
"We know that this is going to
be a great asset to this community,"
Winter Park Mayor David Strong
said. "This neighborhood has been
missing a park for so long, but now
we .have one, and I know it will be
put to good use."
The ribbon-cutting ceremony at
the Villa View Park, located at the
corner of N. Park Ave. and Oaks
Blvd. brought out many members
of the community to celebrate the
opening of the park to the public, as


city officials expressed their grati-
tude while enjoying entertainment
by the "Us" reggae band and par-
taking in refreshments provided by
GMS investments.
The park's property was donated
to the city of Winter Park by the
developers of Knowles Place and
Windsong after what Allan Keen,
owner of Keewin Real Property
Company and partner in the de-
velopment of Knowles Place and
Windsong, called a "twist of fate."
He said after realizing the Knowles
Place property was going to be short
on park space he decided to find a
substitute, park area, which soon
became the Villa View Park.
"This park will be here forever
and it's a great benefit to the com-
munity and in particular to this


neighborhood and it was our plea-
sure to make the contribution,"
Keen said.
This drought-resistant park fea-
tures a hand carved marble foun-
tain, ornate wrought iron gates,
4,000 square feet of brick to accom-
modate the tri-cycle brigade, 10-
year-old mature trees, a living wall,
turn of the century lamp posts, and
benches throughout the park.
And the park is receiving a warm
welcome by the community.
Winter Park residents Khrystina
and Richard Laurin said they think
the park is a great addition to the
community.
"I think we should have more of
them," Richard Laurin said. "It gives
you more of the Winter Park feel on
this end of Park Ave."


The parks designer Shay Daven-
port Silver is grateful to all involved
for helping the idea that once
seemed out of reach come true.
"It has provided a beautiful park
experience for future generations
to come," she said.
Neighborhood spokesperson Dr.
Michelle Rodiguez Raupach also
expressed her appreciation for the
hard work and dedication it took to
develop the park.
"Know that this park is every-
body's park; it belongs to staff, it
belongs to the citizens, it belongs
to the public officials, it belongs to
everyone," Rodiguez Raupach said.
"And that's what parks are all about;
it's about bringing people together
and that's what this park did in our
very long journey."


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Winter Park
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Ah unknown 8UeipOt0 broke 8 window to the real cottage
-t a residence On the 800 block of South Pennsylvania Av-=
enus on March 3, While nslide, they stole a PlayStation 3, seven
video games, and one clgar humidor.
At a riOldenfe on the 100 block of last Rookwood Way on
Mardh ih i white male stole rooflng supplies from, a on-.
istrution Mite that who under video surveillance, The buipect
drove a black extended-cab pickup truck with dul rear titree.

Buelnu itburglieadi
Someone broke thet rear window to a buuifida oh the 1800
block of Lee Road on March 2 While inside, they stole a Tobhi-
ba laptop, a Canon digital camera, a clock tadlo .hd a small
amount of money,


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i ItOft Hough moved to
Mailtland with his wife, Ainn,
who died five vears age, Mie
was elected mayor just two
years late, serving four
terms from 11t0 to 1018.
Many sav he was the father
oft mdehi-day Maltlitid.
*He started the evolution
of modern-day Maltland,"
friend Len Schmldt said.
"He adved the [Mialtlatd] Art
Center atnd had a vslion for
tile city that Was truly re-
markable."
Mough halted a push to
demolish the Art Center,
fo6imetly al atn irt colonn-
arMd use the land for eorn
merdal development. the


ilty purdeased the Center
and revitalized It, Schmidt
said4
Hough was a "tham-
plotn" itn laind equiIltlbhj
lantd that today holes Mali
tihatd's paik anid portts
Aelds, Schmtdldt aid.
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HOiligh the day before lie
died that ybelfla Point Park
ioulId be terilamed in hl
hono1h ie was lippy 3boui
that -= nt that It would be
named after himti but be-
cause he wanted to see att-
othet park over where the
Thurston liiouse is," Book
qald. Also, at Moldayuv'.
meeting, tie City Coincll
declared Ma A9 as Homet
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Arrests
Arrests were made In Winter Park between March I and
March 7 for crimes Including driving wilh d Buspelded license,
placing harassing phone calls, glVlng a talN haste la a law
enforcement officer, and posseoaelo of alcohol by a minor.

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device, a lyobl drill kit, a flahllNht, a pelt of sunglasses and
some loose chahge ftom the 0e8ntdr onsole.
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on ihe 00O block of North Orlando Avenue and stole a Oailtn
UPS device on March i.
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joined their real estate team. Together
they bring more than 50 years' expe-
rience in serving the real estate needs
of Central Florida.
Keene Construction Company of
Maitland has broken ground for
the new $6 million, 61,000-square-


foot Shoppes at Mission Trace retail
center at 955 State Road 16 in St. Au-
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retail space designed by Cuhaci &
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Pembrook Commons at Maitland,
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dioxide into the atmosphere.
Mary Ann Morgan of Winter Park
has been elected without opposi-


tion to the Board of Governors of
The Florida Bar. She will represent
the Ninth Judicial Circuit beginning
on June 26 for a term .ending June
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Morgan is the managing partner of
Billings, Morgan & Boatwright in Win-
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rell Bailey, Hallie Zobel and David
Pilcher announced that they have
launched their new firm Bailey
Zobel Pilcher PLC.
Located at 610 S. Maitland Ave., the
firm will offer a comprehensive range
of probate, wills, trusts and planning
services to meet the diverse needs of
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Winter Park's Fleet Peeples dog
park continues to stir controversy
among residents and city officials,
and now rumors have seen substan-
tiation that the park may be moved
entirely.
At Monday's City Commission
meeting the issue grew even more
contentious when Charles Namey,
a co-founder of the Friends of Fleet
Peeples a volunteer group which.
helps manage the park suggested
that the city suspend the parks com-
mission board.
Still blind from recent surgery,
Namey listened in while spokesman
Barry Tracy read into the record a
written statement from Namey.
"I believe there are specific con-
sistencies in the patterns of the
board," the statement read. "I have
observed a complete lack of deco-
rum in members.of the board ad-
dressing each other and members
of the public. Our city cannot toler-
ate the lack of leadership, decorum
and civil decency on this board."
Of many contentious issues, city
parks board members had suggest-
ed moving the park to Cady Way
Park, which would substantially.re-
duce the size of park area available
to dogs.


Namey's partner in founding the
Friends of Fleet Peeples, Janet At-
kins, had resigned her position as
vice-chair of the parks commission
in February, citing that the com-
mission's actions were against "the
will of the people," and telling her
fellow commissioners that she was
"disgusted."
And a move in late February by
the city to enforce leash laws on
weekends had another group liter-
ally parading in the streets in pro-
test, fanning even more flames over
the park's problems.
They marched during Winter
Park's St. Patrick's Day parade Sun-
day, holding up signs and banners
against the city's decision to de-
mand leashes be used in areas of the
park on weekends.
Resident and frequent political
activist Sandy Womble said that the
city had its hands too deep into the
Fleet Peeples park issue, and should
leave it to other groups. She also ac-
cused the parks board of wasting
time on the dais on minor issues.
"I do think Fleet Peeples has
been singled out," Womble said. "I
think it's important that you don't
micromanage people. I believe that
the parks board budget is $6 million
a year and they spent three hours
discussing a $40,000 fee waiver."
Commissioner Margie Bridges


PHOTO BY ISAAC BABCOCK THE OBSERVER
The future of Winter Park's Fleet Peeples dog park was the subject of rumor and an investigation in the
past two weeks, after a parks board member resigned and some debated whether to move the park.


accused some groups of spreading
inaccurate rumors about the city's
intentions.
"They're disseminating misinfor-
mation," Bridges said. "I've heard
someone say that Winter Park is go-
ing to close the park and develop it
for condominiums. There's a broad
spectrum of misinformation."'
Meanwhile, Mayor David Strong
said he'd look into accusations of
government in the sunshine law


violations, and accusations of im-
propriety.
Parks director John.Holland said
that communication would be key
in resolving the groups' problems
and that a meeting could put many
issues to rest.
"If both groups can come& to the
table and work through it, I think
we can get through it," Holland
said.


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Community itI o


The Maitland Area Chamber of Commerce
hosted a ribbon cutting at the open house of
The Rehabilitation Center of Winter Park at
1700 Monroe Ave. in Maitland on Feb. 24.
The Center is a dual facility. One side is skilled
nursing and the other side is a temporary re-
habilitation center with the ability to function
independently right up to entry to the building
without passing through the skilled nursing
area. They have just refurbished the interior.
Pictured are Michael Culbertson, president,
Maitland Chamber Board of Directors, Mary
Hodge, executive director, -Maitland Chamber,
Robyn Edelstein, marketing director, The Re-
habilitation Center of Winter Park, Kay Maley,.
executive director, The Rehabilitation Center
of Winter Park, Maitland Mayor Doug Kinson,
Chamber members and The Rehabilitation
Center staff. .
Patrick Chapin, the new president of the
Winter Park Chamber of Commerce, is roll-
ing up his sleeves, pufftting on an apron,
working the graveyard shift whatever it
takes to get to know the Chamber Mem-
bers and their customers, he said.
Chapin has committed to working a shift a
month at one of the Chamber businesses. His
staff will make selections from submissions
made by local businesses and organizations.
The experience will then be highlighted month-
ly online and in the Chamber e-newsletter.
"I'm excited about getting to know the Win-
ter Park community in this fun, hands-on way,"
Chapin said. "Although, I'm a little nervous that
the Chamber staff gets to pick the location.The
choice each month will probably be a reflection
of how they felt I treated them."


PHOTO COURTESY OF MAITLAND CHAMBER OF
COMMERCE
Cutting the ribbon at The Rehabilitation Center
in Maitland, Chamber members opened its doors.

Besides building strong relationships in the
community, Chapin hopes to understand, first-
hand, the challenges Chamber members are
experiencing in today's tough economy. Visit
the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce Web
site at www.winterpark.org for details and a
"work day" application.

Cuhaci & Peterson Architects, based in
Baldwin Park, launched its annual Jeans for
Charity drive in March to benefit four charities.
Employees who choose to wear jeans Monday
through Thursday pay $2 'per.day. The first drive
will be for the month of March to benefit Habi-
tat for Humanity in Orange County; June's drive
will benefit Give the Kids the World; Septem-
ber's drive will benefit Susan G. Komen for the
Cure and December's drive will benefit the Rus-
sell Home for Atypical Children. The firm hopes
to raise $500 for the individual charities. For
information about how to donate or participate,
call Tina Kennedy at 407-661*-9100.


KINSON I Voter turnout pretty steady


< continued from the front page


pressed less confidence in the de-
veloper's abilities, saying if he can't
get funding, the project shouldn't
happen.
"All along I was interested in
the spread," Kinson said of the
lopsided results. "That determines
the intensity of the wishes of the
people. The greater percentage (of
residents) want to see something
happen in the downtown.",
Turnout at the two precincts


was light in the beginning of the
day but there was a steady flow
up until the closing of the polls at
7 p.m. About 800 residents voted
absentee. Councilmen Jeff Flowers
and Phil Bonus and Reese were at
the party to congratulate Kinson
on his victory.
Kinson said he is ready to start
his second term as mayor.
"I've been ready," he said. "I've
already begun preparing to con-
tinue all of these great things we
have accomplished."


BRADLEY I W.P. heads in new direction


< continued from the front page
there were many ballots and absen-
tee ballots unaccounted for.
"I think win or lose we did the
best job we could," Strong said, sur-
rounded by supporters.
Strong and his supporters had-
also been out on the sidewalks try-
ing to drum up some last-minute
votes for the incumbent mayor.
Strong had predicted a close race
earlier in the campaign season. And
it was close to the end, with initial
reports showing Strong ahead in
votes. He carried the Winter Park
Baptist Church voting precinct by a
margin of more than 100 votes, but
trailed in other areas.
Bradley said that he also expect-
ed a tight race to the finish, and was


surprised by the results.
"I had no idea," Bradley said. "I
thought this would be a much clos-
er election."
But Bradley said he thought it
was a time for change, and that it
was reflected by the vote. He had
campaigned under the banner of
strict financial controls and con-
trols on taxes and millage rates,
accusing Strong of making it more
expensive to live in Winter Park.
"I think this shows Winter Park
is ready for a new direction and a
great, great future," Bradley said.
"I thought it was a vigorous cam-
paign on both sides," Strong said.
"I'm very proud of my supporters
and very proud of the tenor of my
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Maitland City Talk
BY DOUGLAS T. KINSON
MAYOR


What's happening

in Maitland?


Elections aren't the only
events happening in Mait-
land! Our Leisure Services
Department is the best! Al-
ways a new event and pro-
gram right around the cor-
ner. Don't miss any of the
upcoming events in the city
of Maitland! Many thanks to
Kristine-Neal for her contri-
butions to. this week's "City
Talk."
Mayor Doug Kinson


We sure are getting into the
swing of things here in Mait-
land! With so many different
events going on throughout
our city, I wanted to invite
you to the first of our Mov-
ie in the Park 2009 series.
We will be showing "Kung
Fu Panda" at Quinn Strong
Park on Saturday, March
14, at 7:30 p.m. Bring your
blankets, your chairs, and
your friends and family for


an entertaining evening un-
der the stars on our 40-foot
screen.
Movie in the Park is just
one of the many activities
our Leisure Services Depart-
ment offers as a free family
program for our residents.
The next movie on our list
is "Grease," and that will be
showing on Saturday, April
18, at Quinn Strong Park at
8 p.m. This will be shown
the same weekend as the
Chamber of Commerce's
Spring Arts Festival, so plan
on making a day of it!
We haven't decided on
a May movie, so if you have
any ideas for a family-
friendly movie you'd like to
,see, please e-mail our Com-
munications Coordinator,
Kristine Neal, at kneal@
itsmymaitland.com. Please,
keep in mind that we can't
show any Disney movies,
but e-mail us your sugges-
tions and we'll come up


with a great movie for May's
Movie in the Park.
I don't know if you've
had the opportunity to stop
by the Farmers' Market at
Lake Lily yet, but on a recent
Sunday, our vendors experi-
enced their best market day
to date. With weekly musical
guests sponsored by the Per-
forming Arts of Maitland,
our Farmers Market offers
you a scenic stroll through
our very own Cultural Cor-
ridor and the opportunity
to experience a small piece
of what makes Maitland so
unique. In addition to the
market, you can walk to the
Public Library, the Maitland
Art Center, and Maitland's
Historical Society muse-
ums.
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meeting highlights
The City Commission met
on Monday, March 9, at 3:30
p.m. in City Hall Commis-
sion Chambers. Below are
a few highlights from that
meeting regarding decisions
that were made:
Mayor's report:
Proclamations were pre-
sented for American Red
Cross and Bike Month.
The Winter Park Public
Library made a, request to
the Commission concern-
ing a budget shortfall in its
fundraising. The Commis-
sion deferred action until
the next meeting on Mon-
day, March 23.
Consent agenda:
Approved the minutes of
Feb. 23.
Awarded the IFB-9-2009
Lake Berry Stormwater
Treatment Project to Barra-
cuda Building Corporation.
Public hearings:
Second reading of the
ordinance to amend the
hours of sale and consump-
tion of alcoholic beverages
for Thursday, Dec. 31, New
Year's Eve, was approved.
Second reading of the or-
dinance to amend Section
58-83, Subsection (d) "Oth-
er structures on lakefront,
canalfront or streamfront
lots" and subsection (f)
"Boathouse lots on canals"
was approved.
First reading of the ordi-


nance to adopt new land-
scaping regulations was
tabled.
First reading of the ordi-
nance to adopt new irriga-
tion regulations was tabled.
A full copy of the March
9 City Commission minutes
will be available on the city's
official Web site at Cityof-
WinterPark.org the week of
March 23, pending approval
by the City Commission.

Garbage and recycling
deal given to Waste. Pro
On Feb. 23, the Winter Park
City Commission award-
ed a seven-year exclusive
contract for all of the city's
residential and commer-
cial solid waste collection
services to Waste Pro. This
new provider will begin
servicing city residents and
businesses on Friday, May 1.
Waste Pro is headquartered
in Longwood.
Waste Pro will offer recy-
cling initiatives and recently
purchased environmental-
ly-conscious vehicles meet-
ing the 2008 vehicle emis-
sion standards. The new
contract will expand recy-
cling services into multi-
family residential units, city
facilities and special events.
City residents will receive
information regarding this
new service and each house-
hold will have the opportu-
nity to select the number
and size of carts they prefer.


As part of the contract, each
household can receive two
new garbage carts to replace
their current carts. For resi-
dents who prefer more than
two carts, they can be pur-
chased at an additional fee.
The current orange and
green recycling bins will
not be replaced at this time.
However, to encourage more
recycling efforts, for house-
holds that want a 64-gallon
recycling cart to replace
their current bins, there is
an additional monthly fee
for this option.
Household trash, yard
waste and recycling days
will remain the same for
city .residents, but pickup
times may change. Begin-
ning Friday, May 1, residents
are asked to place their gar-
bage curbside by 7 a.m. on
their normal pickup day.
More information regard-
ing cart replacement and
service will be sent to each
customer .prior to Friday,
May 1.
For more information re-
garding this new solid waste
collection service, please
call 407-599-3220.

March 15 Spring Pops
"Hooray for Hollywood"
The city of Winter Park will
proudly host the Orlando
Philharmonic Orchestra
as it presents. Spring Pops
"Hooray for Hollywood" on
Sunday, March 15, at 7 p.m.,
in Central Park. This perfor-
mance is made possible by
a grant from the Charlotte
Julia Hollander Trust. The
event is free.
-The program, lead by
Conductor Andrew Lane,
will include "No Busi-
ness Like Show Business,"
"That's Entertainment," "An


American in Paris" and "Star
Wars." Special guest vocal-
ist Michelle Amato will also
join the orchestra to per-
form "You Made Me Love
You," "Someone to Watch
Over Me" and "Love is Here
to Stay."
For further information
on this special performance,
please call 407-896-6700.

March 16 golf
Lecture Series
The Winter Park Country
Club, located at 761 Old
England Ave., will present
the inaugural session of its
Lecture Series presented by
Arnold Palmer Hospital for
Children on Monday, March
16, at 6 p.m. Space is limited
and tickets for the first lec-
ture are onr sale now for just
$10 at the country club. The
lecture series will be held on
the second Tuesday of each
month through December.
Scheduled speakers will in-
clude some of golf's greatest
PGA and LPGA tour play-
ers, experts in areas such as
fitness, mental coaching,
golf history, golf media and
more.
Veteran PGA Tour profes-
sional and Orlando native
Cliff Kresge will be the first,
speaker at the kickoff ses-
sion on Monday, March 16.
As a special bonus to
those attending the March
16 lecture, a representative
from the Arnold Palmer
Invitational presented by
MasterCard will give away
two Palmer Pavilion Badges
for the 2009 tournament to
be held at Arnold Palmer's
Bay Hill Club from Monday,
March 23, through Sunday,
March 29.
For more information
on the Lecture Series, please


call 407-599-3339 or e-mail
winterparkgolf@cityofwin-
terpark.org.

The Great
American Cleanup
The city of Winter Park and
Keep Winter Park Beauti-
ful (KWPB) are proud to
announce their participa-
tion in the Great American
Cleanup, presented by Keep
America Beautiful. KWPB
will host a variety of events,
including tree-plantings and
cleanup, held throughout
the city from Sunday, March
1, to Saturday, May 30.
Supplies, snacks and re-
freshments will be provided
by KWPB during the Great
American Cleanup for the
following events. Specific
times are still to be deter-
mined:
Eco-Action Canoe Clean-
up on Lake Virginia, Sunday,
March 15.
Beautification on Mel-
rose and Pennsylvania av-
enues, Saturday, March 21.
Phelps Park Restoration,
Saturday, April 4.
Neighborhoods Pocket
Parks Beautification, Satur-
day, April 11
Community Redevelop-
ment Cleanup, Saturday,
April 18
Earth Day Tree Giveaway,
Wednesday, April 22
Run for the Trees, Satur-
day, April 25

For more detailed infor-
mation regarding the clean-
up events, please call 407-
599-3364 or e-mail gserra-
do@cityofwinterpark.org.

Call City Hall at
407-599-9933 and visit us
at CityofWinterPark.org


Winter Park City Talk
BY RANDY KNIGHT
CITY MANAGER


Winter Park/ Maitland Observer


Paae 8 Thursdav, March 12, 2009


Sunday mornings. In addi-
tion to fresh seafood, we
have gourmet breads, chees-
es, plants, vegetables and so
much more!
"Maitland has the best
farmers market in Central
Florida," said Luther Aubrey
of Aubrey & Sons Seafood.
"This was my third week
there and I have return cus-
tomers already. It's been
great working with every-
one involved."
In this time of economic
concerns, our city is work-
ing diligently to provide you
with a number of free and
* fun activities. Check out our
programs at Community
Park or the Senior Center
and mark your calendars
to join us this Saturday for
"Kung Fu Panda"!
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Green. Day


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Dancers show their unique Celtic style at Winter Park's annual St. Patrick's day parade, on Park avenue last Sunday.


SIt was a greener day than:most along Winter Park's Park Avenue, as thousands
-of eVelers gave tribute to the most famously Irish of saints. St. Patrick. The city
hosted its annual St. Patrick's Day ParadeSunday, giving visitors a slice of Celtic
Ainericana served-with a side of beer at.Fiddler's Green. The parade was saved.
"from ruin last ear, allowing it to celebrate its 30th year in 2009. "


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Children ages 11 to 15 can learn
the importance of leadership,
infant care, accident prevention
and basic CPR and first aid
on March 27 from 8:30a.m. to
4:30p.m at the Oviedo Gym on
148 Oviedo Blvd. The cost for
city residents is $45 and $60 for
non-city residents. The deadline
for registration is March 20 at
5p.m. For more information
contact Jenette McKinney at
407-971-5591 or jdmckinney@
cityofoviedo.net.

There is a My Tot and Me
program at the Oviedo Gym on
148 Oviedo Blvd. for children
ages one to four, held on March
6, 13 and 29 from 9:30a.m. to
noon. There will be games, craft
time and much more. The cost
for city residents is $5 and $8 for
non-city residents. Prepayment
and registration are required to
attend. For more information
contact Jenette McKinney at
407-971-5591 or jdmckinney@
cityofoviedo.net.

There is a Free To Be Me
program for children ages three
to five at the Oviedo Gym on 148
Oviedo Blvd., held on March 10,17
and 24 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30
p.m. There will be games, craft
time and much more. The cost for
city residents is $7 and $20 for
non-city residents. Prepayment
and registration are required to
attend. For more information
contact Jenette McKinney at
407-971-5591 or jdmckinney@
cityofoviedo.net.

Riverside Park in Oviedo is
offering a School's Out Fun
Day on March 27. Children aged
five to 12 can swim, play games,
and do arts and crafts. The cost is
$25 for Oviedo residents and $45
for non-city residents. For more
information call 407-971-5575.


This spring the Orlando Museum
of Art is hosting a variety of
art programs for students
entering grades one through five.
The session begins on Monday,
March 30 and will continue until
Friday, April 3. Students will learn
about American artists inspired
by Florida's sights. The spring
camp at OMA will include creating
masterpieces each day and
exploring the current exhibition,
"Therman Statom: Stories of the
New World," a glass installation
by a Florida native.
Students will be able to do
a variety of art projects, from
watercolor painting to sculpture.
Call 407-896-4231 for more
information.


PHUlUbo t Y ISAAC BABUCOCK in. t Uct,'t-. .
Chloe Kimmig, 2, smiles for the camera while her mother teaches a Baby Boot Camp class in Sanford. The class teaches new mothers how to get back in shape.


How new mothers get their old bodies back


ISAAC BABCOCK


It's a bit dark inside as three women lit
by dim ceiling bulbs bang out impro-
vised pushups on wood benches, sur-
rounded by locked-down metal doors.
It's 9 a.m. on a Monday, and boot camp-
is in session.
For the next hour or two they'll
lunge down hundreds of yards until
their legs burn, do pushups until their
arms say "stop," and walk a few miles in
between, pushing a stroller all along as
they chase a bit of Heidi Klum's magic.
The famously fertile supermodel
managed to strip away all evidence of
motherhood within months of giving
birth to her babies, just about the time
that a new fitness company was giving
other mothers a shot at a postpartum
physique to die for.
Welcome to Baby Boot Camp, where
certified personal fitness trainers whip
mothers back into shape. The idea
came about in 2001 from a California
personal trainer and new mother -
who wanted to bring new mothers and
babies together in a fitness class, elimi-


nating the hassles of hiring babysitters,
scheduling personal training sessions-
and getting a pym membership.
*Three and a 1 alf years ago when she
was sporting her own baby bump, that
idea caught Sanford resident Kimberly
Kimmig's eye.
"I saw it in a magazine years ago
when I was pregnant with my first
daughter, then after I had my son I
thought I'd do it," Kimmig said. Only a
few months later, she was teaching her
own class.
A Stetson grad and certified person-
al trainer who was trained by real boot
camp instructors, Kimmig settled right
into teaching mothers how to get their
pre-baby bodies back.
Rolling along the sloping tiles inside
the Seminole Towne Center Mall, Kim-
mig's 2-year-old daughter Chloe shoots
a grin toward her mother as she picks
up speed. Six-month-old Ezekiel in the
next stroller seat closes his eyes as the
rhythmic thrum of each passing floor
tile sings him to sleep.
"The fact that you can show your
kids how to exercise, it's really neat,"
Kimmig said. "Chloe actually likes it."


Lunging forward through an empty parking lot, Kimberly Kimmig pushes a stroller as her class creeps along in the
moming sun. The class is held Monday, Wednesday and Friday at the Seminole Towne Center Mall before it opens.


Center Clrl'e inihS id aishoating''Baby'
.oot CGamp-a n, tr.ssprogro.ar. for. ltegnant
:"'crpstPt.8fum women.
Classes pre offered Monday, Wednesday,
and Fihday from to 10 a.m. The class
meets at the parking lot between Sears and.
Macys. The first class is free with various
monthly and by-the-class packages avail-
able after that, with prices starting at $2.25
per class. For more information contact
SKimberly Kimmig at (407) 383-8472 or
kimberly.kimmig@babybootcamp.com.

Inside the cool setting of the mall,
Kimmig breezes along in between
stops, trailed by a small handful of
mothers chasing firmer physiques in a
more comfortable setting than the av-
erage gym.
Just as they roll past the Bath and
Body Works, they stop to pick up some
exercise bands and start building mus-
cle.
They're nearly alone inside the mall
at this hour. It's not open until 10 a.m.,
so the hundreds of yards of quiet cor-
ridors are all theirs.
They'll stretch against pillars and
work out with the help of benches as
they turn the shopping center into
their own air-conditioned personal
gymnasium.
They'll also race through the empty
parking lot, chasing each other on cen-
tipede runs, one mother leapfrogging
the other as they play catch-up and
burn fat at the same time. It's all a care-
fully orchestrated exercise in creativ-
ity.
"That's part of the whole concept -
the founder wanted it to be a simple
class, using stuff around you and just
being creative," she said. "We just try to.
have fun out there."


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Garage-sale hunters rejoice! The First Pres-
byterian Church of Maitland will hold a huge
sale from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday and Satur-
day, March 20 and 21, at 341 N. Orlando Ave.
Items for sale will include furniture, electronics,
collectibles, decorative items, toys, household
goods and clothes, along with azaleas and oth-
er plants. Homemade soup, hot fudge sauce,
lunch and baked goods will be available. Come
Saturday and get your car washed. Parking is
free; for more info, call 407-644-3455.
Kick the habit! The Crosby YMCA Well-
ness Center in Winter Park is offering a
Live Smoke Free Seminar from 6:30 p.m. to
7:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 12. Learn how
to reach a happier and healthier life by going
smoke-free. The Center is located at 2005 Miz-
ell Ave. The seminar is free; for more info, call
407-644-3606.
The Friends of the Maitland Public Library
are sponsoring a Youth Poetry Contest for
ages 8 to 18. Participants must have a Maitland
Public Library card. Each entrant can submit
one poem; poems will be judged in three age
categories: 8-10; 11-14; 15-18. Gift cards will
be awarded to winners and honorable mentions
at the Poetry Awards Reception in April. Entries
will be accepted starting March 1; deadline
is.March 30 at 9 p.m. Call 407-647-7700 for
more information.
Dogs and handler teams from READing
Paws will listen to children read them a story
at the Maitland Public Library from 1 p.m..to 3
p.m. on Saturday, March 14. A limited number.
of children will get the opportunity to read to a
certified and trained therapy animal for 15 min-
utes. Please note: Advanced signup is required.
Register in person or over the phone by calling
407-647-7700.
Come to the Maitland Public Library at 4
p.m. on Saturday, March 14, to celebrate


Dr. Seuss' birthday by listening to stories and
playing games.-
The Maitland Public Library will hold a com-
puter class, Internet: The "Invisible" Web, from
10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Monday, March 16.
The class will concentrate on databases and
other information that make up the "Invisible
Web." The class is hands-on so enrollment is
limited to six people; call 407-647-7700 to
register.
Job hunters can head to the Maitland Public
Library for a computer class from 7 p.m. to
8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 17. The class top-
ics will include resume writing skills and where
to find job postings. Registration is required;
call 407-647-7700 .
Get your blood pressure checked by the
Maitland Fire Department at the Maitland
Public Library from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on
Friday, March 20. No registration necessary.
Bring your friends to the Maitland Public
Library and play Wii games from 6 p.m. to
7:30 p.m. on Friday, March 20. This after-hours
program is for ages 12-18.
The acclaimed Moscow String Quartet will
perform a program of Russian music at 3
p.m. on Sunday, March 22, in Tiedtke Concert
Hall on the Rollins College campus: The same
weekend, at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 21, the
Quartet will perform a family program for audi-
ences of all ages, consisting of excerpts from
Borodin's String Quartet and Tchaikoysky's
"Album pour les enfants," a string-quartet ar-
rangement originally written-for piano with 44
little pieces about animals, witches, and other
whimsical topics, making use of folk melodies
from different countries. The Tiedtke Concert
Hall is located on the Rollins College Campus,

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Baldwin Park

Community Update

BY PAT JONES-PETRICK
MERCHANT'S ASSOCIATION


A brief history of the

Baldwin Park Arts Festival


I've been asked many times
how the Baldwin Park Arts
Festival came about and I
thought it would be appro-
priate to share our story of
humble beginnings.
Year 2007 was the 50th
anniversary of the Orlan-
do Opera, and Trish's Teas
was looking for a way to
promote this historic oc-


casion. That same year I'd
'started a small artist group
and thought we could host
a small art showing in the
Baldwin Parlk Village Center
with a short performance
by the Orlando Opera and
then close out this intimate
gathering with a fashion
show titled "What to Wear.
to The Arts."


Everyone I approached
thought it was a great idea
and we started the plan-
ning committee. We'd only
intended to have artists
display their works in the
small grassy area that we re-
fer to as "The Green" in the
downtown Village Center.
The sponsorships came fair-
ly easy, but the artists. just
weren't signing up.
Then all of the sudden
we were flooded with artists
wanting to participate in
our arts festival. In fact, sb
many artists were submit-
ting their gorgeous art, we
had to move the beautiful
artist displays out into the
street because "The Green"
just couldn't, hold all of
them.
We ended up with 56 art-
ists participating the very
first year, which drew 1,200
visitors. The variety and


quality of art on display was
truly breathtaking! The per-
formances by the Orlando
Opera, Orlando Philhar-
monic Orchestra and Or-
lando Ballet were not only
entertaining but also so very
cultural for our little event.
We closed out the arts fes-
tival with the fashion show
featuring models that were
actually patrons of the arts;
it was a huge hit.
In 2008 we decided
we needed to "step it up a
notch." We added an open-
ing ceremony that included
representatives from May-
or Dyer's office and Mayor
Crotty's office. We had 75
- artists' works on display at
this year's arts festival, and
1,500 visitors. We decided
to add a Kids' Performance
Area and were truly amazed
at the talented kids in our
local community. This area


also included a Kids' Activity
Center where the kids could
eat cookies, get popcorn,
make a craft and so forth.
Here we are at 2009 and-
our third arts festival! We
still have all the above com-
ponents. We've broadened
our art selection and we've
added a funky "Car Art" sec-
tion. The performances are
going to be a must-see... and
... I won't give it away, but
the fashion show will have a
big surprise this year so you
won't want to miss it!
Some of the things we'd
like to do for future arts fes-
tivals would be to expand
our art displays as well as
the "Car Art" section. We
will work more closely with
our local school system to
better showcase the local
student art.


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1000 Holt Ave., Winter Park. Tickets
for Saturday's performance are $15
for adults, $10 for students 18 and un-
der. Tickets for Sunday are $30 to $40
depending on seat location. To pur-
chase tickets or for more information,
call the box office at 407-646-2182 or
visit BachFestivalFlorida.org. Tickets
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minutes prior to the performance.


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Ovini~on/

It's crisp $50s time again.
I will be turning 60 next
week, and I just know so
many of you will be left
wondering what to get the
man who has nearly every-
thing, For a guy whose mot-
to is "It's art," please don't
give me art. No clothes.
Books, no. Music, no. Cash
is king. (I once had a staff
give me a money clip with
that motto inscribed, "Cash
is King.") Particularly when
compared to anything else
at the moment. Crisp $50s
are always appreciated. It's
a decent bottle of cham-
pagne with money for a bag
of M&Ms left over. Know
what I mean?
There are so many birth-
days in one's life that are
supposed to mean some-
thing. I was listening to
NPR recently and someone
remarked how important
becoming 10 was to them.
Never again would that
individual be single-digit
young. For a guy (me) who
actually didn't start think-
ing until he was 36 or so
(seriously), I found that a
little deep.
Turning 18 is supposed
to be a watershed but I be-


lieve that is more a factor
of graduating from high
school, which most of us do
at age 18. Again, 21 is sup-
posedly a biggie because
you can legally drink but I
hadn't paid much attention
to that restriction since I
was, oh, 17, and then I was
in college and drinking
anyway so that was of no
particular consequence.
Growing up and com-
ing of "age" in the 1960s,
turning 30 was allegedly a
benchmark. We were ad-
vised to not trust anyone
older than 30 for some in-
explicable reason. I never
did quite grasp the meaning
of that, but more impor-
tantly, you moved from still
being young to something
else at age 30.
Women, it is alleged,
are more concerned with
aging than men. Perhaps.
Men are as vain as women
about most of the same
things women are accused
of being overly (overtly)
vain about. We (men) just
don't have it shoved down
our psyches on a daily basis
to the same degree. That
does seem a bit unfair. I ac-
knowledge that.


About age 22,1 I figured
out I really was going to die.
Me personally. Oh, I knew
concretely that life ended, I
lived .on a mink ranch and
participated annually in. the
killing and pelting of the
herd. But all that life you
have within you just doesn't
seem to allow the notion of
your own mortality' Until. I
was reading a lot of Russian
authors at the time and
I actually refer to this time
as "My Russian Period" -
when it just sank in: I was
on the clock. So to speak.
It was at this point in my
life when I calibrated my
remaining years based on
my grandfather's length of
life. My father had yet to
die. Gramps died at age 83,
so I figured I had about 60 .
years to go, and I tucked
that bit of information into
the back recesses of my,
mind but do periodically
drag it out and announce
(to anyone who will listen)
my updated death watch:
54 years to go. 40 years to
go. 32 years to-go. Gallows
humor, huh? I figured I
might even get a few addi-
tional years because I could
never in two lifetimes equal
the amount of red meat
and whiskey both my fa-
ther and grandfather con-
sumed. Different times.
It has never disturbed
me that I am going to die
and that will be it. I grew
up in an atheist's home and
am glad to not have been
handicapped. I didn't have
to overcome any of the gib-
berish that passes for spiri-
tuality. Thank you, Father.
Now that sounds spiritual.
Yes, indeed. Thank you, Fa-
ther.
I have a saint of a lovely


daughter who is nearly as
old as I am. Ha! Not true,
but she's closing in on 40.
I started telling her when
she was so very young that
we'd someday sit on a front
porch together, each of us '
in our own rocking chair. I
particularly like that image.
Always have.
Other people's birthdays,
particularly their births,
have been momentous for
me. I was in the delivery
room for both my sons'
births, as well as my grand-
son (seminal events all).
They wouldn't let a man
into delivery for my daugh-
ter's birth, so different was
the time then. Goofy, huh?
You move. You work. ,
You move some more. And
the years pass. And the
birthdays come and go.
During my 50s, each ad-
ditional year I would add
that good old Anglo-Saxon
swearword in between the
50 and the year I was in. For
example 52 became Fifty-
F@#&%ing-Two. It rolls off
the tongue so smoothly. So
alliterative. And everyone
laughs and acknowledges
a certain point. My 60s are
going to become Sixty-
Sucking-One, etc. I haven't
decided on.my 70s. I refuse
to be repetitious. How
about Seventy-Sexy-Seven?
One can only hope.
What have I learned in
60 years? I've learned to
MYOB: Mind Your Own
Business. I want to have
lived such that if I fell off
a cliff and passed a rose
growing from the side of
the cliff during my fall, I
would have enough pres-
ence of mind to say, "My
gawd, what a gorgeous
flower." Splat. Ha! In the


moment.
I've learned that you can
spell fun with a capital PH.
Big Phunn! I've learned that
stuff ain't all that important
but if you do have stuff, why
not have beauty surround-
ing you? I have not learned
to carry a tune. I've learned
that relationships are an
integral part of a rich and
full life. You know, Rich and
Full. I've learned to laugh
a lot. At myself, too. I'd
sooner live the "explored"
life than the unexplored
life. Beauty is more than,
skin deep. But, oh my, such
skin. Books, art and music
matter, so too ideas. Have
more flowers in your life.
And laughs. And friends.
And family.
I may have a tombstone
that reads, besides my name
and date, "Reciprocity is the
lubricant of life." I coined
that as a summation of how
this enterprise called life
works. Believe me, to a de-
gree, that is it in spades. You
get as good as you give.
Now back to those $50
bills. Send them to the Ob-
server c/o "That Liberal
Dude!" Remember: Crisp
New Fifties Now!
If not, send a contribu-
tion to Planned Parent-
hood of Greater Orlando
or WUCF 89.9 Jazz. One is
fighting for women's rights
and the life of the planet,
the other is beauty for the'
ears (mind)! Do both.


A JEPSON
Chris Jepson's opinions are made
independently of the newspaper.
Write him at jepson@MEDIAmerica.us.


Letters to


Strong should have had chance to rebut claims


Dear Editor,
Thank you to Mr. Babcock for
interviewing Ken Bradley, can-
didate for mayor of Winter Park.
I saw that he declined Louis
Roney's request for an interview
and it is always best when the
news provides balanced report-
ing on current topics. My reason
for contacting you, however,
has to do with a wild accusation
made by Mr. Bradley concerning
"conflict of interest." Following
are my observations:
1) Mr. Bradley could be
wrong in his understanding of
"conflict of interest" and the
requirement to "recuse" him-
self. While I don't have the legal
language before me, Mr. Bradley
may contact Cindy Bonham, ,
city clerk (cbonham@cityofwiri-
terpark.org) to have her give
him the specific laws regarding
"conflict of interest." For in-
stance, a voting member of the
Commission may participate in
any discussion when there is a
"conflict of interest" but must


recuse oneself from voting on
that issue.
2) Mr. Bradley's accusation,
"David Strong is in numerous
partnerships that he has not
declared," is vague at best. He
doesn't state any specific part-
nership that Mayor Strong is in
and doesn't say that he (Mayor
Strong) has voted on that par-
ticular partnership. I am fairly
positive that Mayor Strong does
have "partnerships" as most real
estate developers do, but does
Mayor Strong have a partner-
ship that has benefited finan-
cially on a vote from Mayor
Strong? I asked the mayor after
reading your article and he said
"no."
3) Furthermore, Mr. Brad-
ley uses the phrase "conflict of
interest" quite lightly when he
states he has "never been on a
board that you don't write those
out conflicts of interest." If
it is a public board, one must
"write those out" and file them
appropriately as required by law


and one must recuse oneself
from voting. It is a crime to fail
to do so. Yes, it would be illegal
for Mayor Strong to have voted
on any issue resulting in a-finan-
cial gain for himself, his family
or any of his business partners.
As a matter of fact, why hasn't
Mr. Bradley filed a complaint to
the Attorney General's office re-
garding Mayor Strong's alleged,
undisclosed "partnerships"? But
that would require proof of a
"conflict of interest."
Again, while I appreciate Mr.
Babcock's interview, I think the
public would have. been better
served if he would have probed
as to which partnerships Mr.
Bradley was referring. For Mr.
Bradley to leave an accusation
hanging like that a few days
before an election, with no op-
portunity for Mayor Strong to
rebut, is inappropriate and un-
ethical.
Margie Wagner
Orlando, Florida


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Conservative
Cultural Commentary
By Louis Roney
Distinguished Professor Emeritus, UCF
2004 Fla. Alliance for the Arts award
Assisted by beloved wife Joy Roney


Messing up
your life
he guy who said,
"We've met the en-
emy and it is us!" may
not have been grammatical,
but he was certainly right.
The self-destructiveness
of the human animal far
outdoes that of the lem-
ming, the only other ani-
mal I know that habitually
courts disaster.
Want to read about hu-
man self-destruction?
Well, you don't need to
read psychoanalysts Freud,
Adler or Jung.
Peruse a history book -
any history book. A history
of wars in Europe, Asia, the
United States or the world
will do equally well in il-
lustrating how good the


human race is at pulling the
plug on itself.
Erase all human destruc-
tion of other human beings
from our history books and
you won't have much left to
read.
Students could then
learn the history of the
world inl one summer-
school course, and have
time left over to go to camp.
That we seem to be dig-
ging our own graves is in
constant evidence.
The smokers, the drink-
ers and other drug addicts,
the reckless drivers, the
overeaters, all bear public
witness to our rush to get
our lives over with.
But even the meekest
and most self-protective of
us does stupidly destructive'
things that screw up his or
her days.
Mess up enough days and
you've messed up your life.
Here is a helpful list of
things not to do. Don't ever:.
Read Russian literature
when you're depressed.
Sell earthquake insur-
ance in California.
Take a job on the late
shift in an all-night conve-
nience store.
Get a medical degree in
Antigua.
Play the electric guitar in
the bathtub.
Hunt grizzly bears with a
bow and arrow.
Accompany Salman
Rushdie on his next au-
thor's tour.
Make an appointment
with Dr. Kevorkian for your


next physical.
Major in English at col-
lege as the only preparation
for making your living.
Drive through down-
town Miami with a rental
sticker on your car's license
plate.
-Tell a feminist that she
needs a man to slap some
sense into her.
Volunteer for Border Pa-
trol in Juarez-El Paso.
Park all your life's sav-
ings with Bernie Madoff.
Accept a ride home from
school with someone who
identifies himself only as a
friend of the family.
Go on a water-tasting
tour in Mexico.
In Miami, wear a T-shirt
that says "Castro for Presi-
dent!"
Volunteer to convey
employee demands to the
boss.
Move to Alaska.
Go back and live in your
college dorm after you're
40.
Underestimate the
length of your bungee cord,
Walk through a pig farm
with truffles in your pock-
ets.
Order sushi at a diner.
Tell your boyfriend or
girlfriend its either you or
televised sports.
Go to an Irish soccer
game and sit in the bleach-
ers.
Work in the same office
with someone who was.
once your lover.
Go skinny-dipping in the
Amazon.


Exchange dollars for ru-
bles with a money-changer
on a Moscow street.
Throw away all your re-
ceipts because you're sure
the IRS will never audit you.
Tell your spouse you have
been having an affair to
strengthen "our marriage."
Give up a paying job to
become a consultant.
Stare at the sun to ob-
serve an eclipse.
Try to get closer to your
child by taking him to a
heavy-metal concert.
Win the lottery on your
way to a lawyers confronta-
tion to negotiate your di-
vorce settlement.
Try to impress a Parisian
with your fluid French.
Learn to play the accor-
dion to increase your popu-
larity.
Buy clothes one size
smaller because you are go-
ing to lose weight.
Believe a shoe salesman
who swears that leather
will stretch.
Buy a child a baby alliga-
tor because he promises to
take care of it.
Take a compatibility test
with the person you just
married..
Give lingerie on Secre-
tary's Day.
Go to a dental school for
free dentistry.
Pick wild mushrooms for
your favorite salad.
Date someone you met
in line at the unemploy-
ment office.
Buy a used computer, be-
cause the "new computers"


won't be on sale for a long
time.
Invite an insurance sales-
man to your home to talk
about your future needs.
Advise your teenage
daughter to "use her own
good judgment." _
Take small kids to a
gourmet restaurant.
Take work home every
weekend, thinking the boss
will reward you.
Say to your hairdresser,
"Surprise me!"
Plant a little patch of
kudzu in your yard.
Ask a-new father if he
has photos of the baby.
Leave a blank check with
an auto mechanic.
Try to pick up a good-
looking person by quoting
James Joyce.
Warn a National Enquir-
er reporter, "This is off the
record."
Ask road directions of a
South Georgia farmer.
Pose for nude photos for
your most trusted "friend."
Raise your hand to ask a
question at an auction...
(You can readily locate
lots more foolproof ways
to screw up your days if you
spring for an amusing book
called "Digging Your Own
Grave," by B.L. Andrews.
Does a red light ever go
on in your head when you
,.think of doing something
that's against your own best
interests and good judg-
ment? It should. Don't ask
me how I know!)


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