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Volume I, Number 26 Pensacola Beach, Florida April 26, 2006


The Pensacola Beach Woman's Club will officially open all sporting venues on Game Day this Friday at 10 a.m. at the Bay Beach Inn, Gulf Breeze. Sponsors expect more players than
spectators at the tables which will feature a vast array of games, ranging from bridge to Mah Jong. A gourmet lunch will be served from noon until 1 p.m. The games will then resume and the
closing ceremony is at 3 p.m. A raffle and auction will add to the festivities. Game Day is the once-a-year fundraiser sponsored by the Woman's Club. All proceeds this year will be donated to
local organizations to help in the rebuilding of Pensacola Beach. Woman's Club Board members who have spent months planning and preparing for Game Day are: back row (L to R) Mildred
Price, secretary and Chrissy Cook, president. Front row (L to R) are: Jane McGrath, first vice president, Shelby Smith, second vice president and Kathy Christoff, treasurer.


Eckes Urges Beach Association To Build Up Membership

George Eckes, former presi-
dent of the Pensacola Beach Resi-
dents and Leaseholders Associa-
tion and a former member of the
SRIA board, urged the PBRLA
to concentrate on rebuilding their
membership, at their April 14
meeting at Crabs.
"You should create a three-
year plan that focuses on little
else but building the member-
ship," George said. "A newslet-
ter should be mailed out to lease-
George also suggested that
the Association should have a
permanent meeting place. He

recommended the SRIA board-
room. He told the members that
they needed to focus on member-
ship first, and then to take small
"Once the membership has
returned to its normal number,
you should then concentrate on
building relationships with the
SRIA and community leaders,"
he said.
Tona DeMers, president,
conducted the meeting and
stressed the importance of getting
the PBRLA website up and run-
ning again.
"When the time comes that

we do get the website running, it
will be informational only," she
said. "There will be no jokes on
Members approved writing
a letter in opposition to offshore
drilling which will be sent to the
appropriate authorities and agen-
"It is our belief that drilling
off the shores of Pensacola Beach
would affect tourism and our
beach," the president said. "We
know the SRIA and the Beach
Chamber of Commerce have
voiced their opposition to off-
shore drilling."

Beach School Honor Students Make The Grade

The following students at
Pensacola Beach Elementary
School have been named to the
Honor Roll for the third nine
week grading period:

Debbie Campanella's
Second Grade Class

All A Honor Roll
Jace Amberson
Megan Cronin
Lia Lampone

A/B Honor Roll
Jacob Baldwin
Anna Larsen
Emily Larsen
Makayla Reichert
Lani Smith
Marley Taylor
Abbigail Wester
Robert Wright III

Marie Wright's
Third Grade Class

All A Honor Roll
Zane Gill

A/B Honor Roll
Danielle Conley

Jett Crowdis
Savannah Crowdis
William Green
Jon Grigsby
Peyton Hoover
Madeline Mateer
Savannah McCleary
Ducan Niven
Sara Post
Ian Price
David Taylor

Susan Goff's
Fourth Grade Class

All A Honor Roll
Sage Dunne
Michelle Robbins

A/B Honor Roll
Reghan Elliott
Alyson Francis
Cate Hodges
Drew Holk
William Mclin
Stephanie Moraes
Bailey Trzcinski

Margie Pitts'
Fifth Grade Class

A Honor Roll
Sage Baird


Post Office Box 844 Gulf Breeze, FL 32562

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Jack Ettelson
Adam Foley
Savahhah Green
Kendall Hoover
Harley Taylor

A/B Honor Roll
Thomas Fitzgerald
Madison Murphy
Michael Neal
Slater Trout

Tina Reichert's
Fifth Grade Class

A Honor Roll
Ariel Cantrell
PJ. Dunne
Marina Johnson
Oceane Ziegler

A/B Honor Roll
T.J. Baughn
Matt Bayer
Taylor Baynes
Kelsy Carver-Wireman
Pearl Clarkin
Jessica Koch
Alexa McKnight
Alexandra Niven
Eric Post


A discussion on easements
to the Beach resulted in a request
by the membership to ask the
SRIA to recognize the need for
easements to the Gulf in the core
area. They also will request that
easement signs be replaced
throughout the Beach.
The PBRLAis a 30-year-old

organization dedicated to the bet-
terment of the Beach community.
All residents and leaseholders
may join the Association. The
next meeting is Tuesday, May 9
at the Beach Church at 6 p.m.
Dues are $20 per year per person.
Call Tona DeMers at 932-2190 to
arrange to join the organization.

Island Authority Board Stands

Firm on Quietwater Lease

The Board of the Santa
Rosa Island Authority re-
mained firm in their resolve
to require the owners of
Capt'n Fun and the Celebra-
tion Room on Quietwater
Beach Boardwalk to sign a
standard lease.
The Board held a special
meeting on April 12 with
owners, Mike and June
Guerra, and their attorney,
M.J. Menge in attendance.
The Guerras had asked
for several concessions and
changes to the proposed lease
which the Board denied,

based on the advice of their
legal counsel. The proposed
lease would bring the Guerra-
owned Boardwalk properties
into compliance with leases
held by Alvin's Island, and
Key Sailing, which are
outparcels of the Boardwalk.
The Guerras will be al-
lowed to continue the private
use of the waterside deck ar-
eas for their restaurants and
The Guerras had not signed
the lease at press time, so their
decision to accept or reject the
lease as written is unknown.

Surfers Ready For Annual

Matt Martin Memorial Contest

The tenth annual Matt
Martin Memorial Surf Contest
will be Saturday, May 6 at the
Pensacola Beach Fishing Pier.
Divisions will include boys
14 and under; junior men, 15-
17; men, 18-29; senior men, 35
and up.
There will also be a
longboard division for men 39
and under and 40 and up.
Women's divisions will be
shortboard, all ages and


longboard, all ages.
Entry fees are $35 with a
$20 fee for each additional di-
vision if registered before May
4. The late fee after that date is
Check in time is 6:30 a.m.
and contests will start at 7 a.m.
For more information, call
Innerlight Surf Shop at 850-
932-5134 or 850-434-6743.
See Espo's Surf Report,
page 13.

hool Kindergarten

Registration Date Set

Kindergarten registration at
the Pensacola Beach Elementary
School will be Friday, April 28,
according to Jennifer Neal, kin-
dergarten teacher.
"Our kindergarten class for
next year will come to our class-
room at 10 a.m. and spend some
time with a buddy," Neal said.

While the children are busy
in the classroom, parents will be
filling out necessary paperwork
in the multi-purpose room. A
child must be five-years-old by
September 1 to be eligible to at-
tend school this fall. An original
birth certificate will be required
on registration day.

Jennifer Neal will have im-
portant information to give to the
parents. She will also have cop-
ies of the Kindergarten Hand-
book available.
Lunch will be on the school
deck at eleven o'clock. For more
information, the number at PBES
is 934-4020.


Island Times

April 26. 2006

April 26 2006 Island Times PAGE 3

Barefoot on the Beach
By Jane Waters Cooper

A couple of weeks ago, my
fifteen year old Smith Corona
electric typewriter crashed and
burned. Well, not all the way to
the ground. Its first symptom was
its inability to print the letter "k."
I could live with that. But next,
every time I flipped the switch,
it would immediately begin typ-
ing "x's." While I sat, staring
helplessly, my typewriter typed
rows and rows of "x's." The only
way to stop it was to shut it off.
Was this some kind of message
to me? Was my trusty friend say-
ing goodbye? Was the typewriter
sending me pages of farewell
I hoped it was just some tem-
porary flaw like a slight head
cold. Maybe, I could revive it. I
wiggled some wires, blew on the
keys, dusted the interior, read-
justed the cartridge, and turned
it on again. Off it went on its de-
moniac mission, typing goodbye
Sadly, I shut it down. When
I announced the demise of my
typewriter, chaos raged in the
newsroom. Everybody knows
that my major eccentricity is my
addiction to an electric typewriter
as my only writing vehicle. No
pens, pencils, computers or any
other printing device. No other
brand of typewriter. Only Smith
Corona. Without it, my creative
genes dry up and blow away.
So, we had a crisis. It was
two days before deadline for the
Island Times and I owed the
newspaper two critical stories.
The frenzy to find a replace-
ment began. Liz, who was visit-
ing, went online, found the Smith
Corona Corporation, ordered a
typewriter, and gave explicit in-
structions to overnight the ship-
ment. Shelley went to the office
supply store and bought a
Brother, just in case I would
break down and try it. And my
husband, Frank the resourceful
optimist, loaded up the ailing

Smith Corona and said he was
taking it to a repairman in town.
I kept telling him he was wast-
ing his time. Who's going to re-
pair an archaic, broken type-
writer? And even if he finds
someone, the repair won't last.
Frank paid absolutely no atten-
tion to me, as he backed out of
the driveway.
There I was with a few half
formed ideas in my head, some
notes on my desk and no equip-
ment to help me blend it into a
readable newspaper story. Then,
a little blurb I had read in USA
Today crossed my mind. J.K.
Rowling was having equipment
problems, too, as she worked on
her seventh and last Harry Pot-
ter book. It's hard to believe, but
she has run into shortages of
lined paper in the United King-
dom. As she writes, she relies on
her pencil and lined paper. I
thought about her plight, but it
didn't really comfort me very
Wow, if all I needed was
lined paper and, oh, if only I was
writing any kind of book as
wildly popular as the Harry Pot-
ter series. Dream on, Jane.
Back to reality. I struggled
with the Brother, a pencil and
legal pad, and finally pieced my
stories together. Liz, who will
tackle any challenge, scooped up
the almost undecipherable mess,
and typeset it.
So, what does my typewriter
supply look like today? The
whereabouts of the Smith Corona
which was allegedly overnighted
are still unknown. Some bun-
gling mistake has thwarted the
machine's journey to Paradise.
The Brother has been returned
to the office supply store.
Holy Jalapeno!
And why is Frank strutting
around with this macho grin on
his face? Because, at this very
moment, I am typing on my reli-
able old typewriter. The "k"

works and so do all the other
keys. It is no longer typing
farewell kisses on it sown. The
repair man (Bless him) said the
typewriter just needed to be
cleaned, and "now, she's good
as new."
I have two things left to
say. It is to the credit of every-

Rowling, has found a supply of
lined paper somewhere in Brit-
ain. What a tragedy if Harry
Potter was killed by a paper
shortage instead of all those
terrifying, death defying events
which have some so close to
taking him away.


one involved in this melee, that
no one said, "Why don't you
move into the twenty-first cen-
I must say I appreciate all
they did to get me back on track
and let me live in my own cre-
ative century.
Secondly, I hope J.K.

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April 26 2006




PAGE 4 Island Times April 26 2006


There's nothing quite so sat-
isfying as catching up on good
old Beach times with a good
friend. Louie Bohannon, Beach
entrepreneur, and Lance Moss
reminisced about days gone by
during Lance's visit to the Beach.
Lance now resides in Hawaii.

Dylan Donahue who grew
up on Pensacola Beach and
served as a lifeguard for several
years, is attending college in St.
Petersburg, and is about to re-
ceive his degree in education.
Dylan wants to be a teacher. His
dad, Brad, well known Beach
businessman and resident,
couldn't be prouder.

Bunny Quina who was the
first woman Exhalted Ruler of
the Pensacola Beach Elk's Lodge
has never been one to shy away
from a new adventure. She has
left the Beach for Idaho where
she has a new career with the
United States Army Corps of


Madison Murphy, a fifth
grader at the Pensacola Beach
Elementary School celebrated
her eleventh birthday on April

A red hot rumor is circulat-
ing on the Beach right now that
a band of vigilantes will take over
the Beach some time next fall.
Output from the rumor mill was
vague, but leaders from various
groups are already plotting a one
day coup to bring back the good
old days. Names have leaked out
including the Council of Winos,
Wooly Booger Social Club, the
SOBs, and an assortment of
prominent Beach bums. The Is-
land Times will continue to track
this rumor. Stay with us.

Les and Carlene Neighbors
moved from Gulf Breeze to Ten-
nessee recently in order to escape
hurricanes only to find them-
selves in the midst of tornadoes.
Fortunately, last month's storms
in their area did not damage them
or their new home.


Fred Simmons is returning
to the slot machine jungle once
again after Lady Luck smiled on
him in a big way during his re-
cent trip to Las Vegas. He's hop-
ing Lady Luck will be once again
looking over his shoulder.

Bill and Pat Griffith and
their bevy of kittens have moved
back to their Villa Sabine home
which suffered severe hurricane
damage. The Griffiths aren't
complaining about the many
months they lived away from
their house. Like all returnees,
they just feel so very lucky to be
back home again.

Never in their wildest
dreams did Bill and Kathi Lewis
think they could get so excited
about pile driving. But the Beach
couple are cheering the sinking
of their pilings and the arrival of
their new home on Pensacola
Beach. It won't be long until they
have sand in their shoes once

Wrecks Keep Good Times Rolling

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K 1,2mh.

Donationjars overflowed at
this year's Krewe of Wrecks Red
Beans and Rice Luncheon. The
generosity of the guests at the
world's largest free lunch during
Mardi Gras enabled the Wrecks
to distribute funds to five orga-
nizations including the Beach
American Legion Post, $400 to
sponsor youngsters for the youth
camp and the Pensacola Beach
Elk's Lodge, $360 also to spon-
sor kids for youth camp.
In addition, the Wrecks do-
nated $250 to Dr. James P Mor-
gan Memorial Park, $250 to the

Roast & Toast
Mayor Bob

Thursday, April 27
8 pm at The Shaker

Pensacola Beach Elementary
School, and $300 to Covenant
Hospice of Pensacola.
Andrea Brunt, Head Wreck,

thanks everyone for their contri-
butions which will go a long way
in helping local organizations
fund their projects.


..:. .,:.. ...... ... ... "






It was a tight race to the fin-
ish line for trivia players answer-
ing last week's question. Linda
Matthews put tourists on hold at
the Visitor's Information Center,
while she quickly emailed the
first correct answer to the ques-
tion which was, "Pensacola
Beach used to have a season
which opened on one holiday and
ended on another. What were the
two holidays?" The answer is
Memorial Day and Labor Day. So,
for sending the answer to that little
bit of Beach history, Linda has re-
ceived an Island Times t-shirt.
Who will be the next winner?


Island Times

April 26 2006

Remember, everyone is eli-
gible to email answers to the
trivia question. The question is
"Two popular Beach businesses
were sold and renamed Tucker's
and The Break. What were the
names of the businesses before
they were sold?"
The rules are the same.
Email your answer with
"Trivia" in the subject line to
islandtimes@tbellsouth.net be-
fore 5 p.m. May 3.
Be sure to include your name
and phone number. An Island
Times t-shirt awaits the first cor-
rect emailed answer.

Junkanoos Shook Up Beach Easter With Big Kid Contests

A reason to party never es-
capes the Mardi Gras Krewe of
Junkanoos, so on Easter Satur-
day, they hippity hopped all over
the Sandshaker giving grown ups
a chance to play childhood
Prize winners captured in

photos by Amy DePew, Junkanoo
captain were: Golden Egg, Darla
Permenter; Easter Bonnet Con-
test, Beverly Sarasua, Most Cre-
ative; Nancy Kittel, Most Tradi-
tional; and Sherry Stricula, Most
Seventeen deviled egg chefs

competed for honors in the tra-
ditional Easter contest. Winners
were Dee Riley, Most Unusual
Ingredient; Tracey Barry, Judges'
Pick; and Sandy Huggins, Eggs
Most Like Grandma's.
Samantha Rogers won the
Fishing-For-Eggs Basket. The

Jelly Bean in a Jar Guessing
Game ended in a tie between two
friends, Sandy Huggins and Pam
Hoitt who guessed 1999. The
answer was 2006. They shared
the prize.
Lois Jernigan and Terry
Connell didn't win anything but

they were celebrating birthdays,
so the party after the party was
for them. Judges for the contests
were Shaker Bar Court Jester
Tommy Grice and Sharon
Mattair. Not pictured are the
Bunny Hop winners Monty and
Rick Sellers.


Sandy Huggins and Pam Hoitt

Birthday girls- Lois Jernigan and Terry Connell

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When it comes to Beach
contests, the competition is stiff.
Judges Tommy Grice and Sharon
Mattair were very serious about
their choices.


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Dee Riley, Tracey Barry and Sandy Huggins

Beverly Sarasua, Nancy Kittel and Sherry Stricula

Darla Permenter found the
Golden Egg and was declared the
Best Egg Hunter on the Island. She
vows to defend her title next year.


April 26 2006

Island Times


PAG 6Isan Tme Ari 2, 00

As I write this, I am looking
out from our "home on wheels,"
listening to and looking at the
most wonderful sound and sight
in the world! No, it's not the
"hard bodies" on the work crew.
My husband said he would go
take a nap and I could look at the
young men working. I told him
that he had no idea how beauti-
ful those pilings look to me
through the window of the RV,
although I didn't stay for all the
pile driving. I will never for-
get how good it felt to sleep on
our property for the first time
in nearly 19 months. We
bought an RV to stay on our
property in an effort to deter
theft; something I never
thought I would have to worry
about in Paradise.
Do you remember the days
when nobody ever locked their
doors? Of course, you could al-
ways end up with some unex-
pected "house guests", but you
usually recognized them.
That's about as bad as it got and
even that wasn't always bad,
sometimes it was just time to
go out and play again. I real-
ized those days were over when
someone actually sawed the
padlock off our overturned stor-
age unit (courtesy of H. Dennis).
What were they thinking? At
least, our Tiki umbrella survived.
It's way over 20 years old and that
was about the most important
thing left when we evacuated the
storage unit before the storm.
Another reason we bought a
tow-behind RV was because Bill
said he saw a "lot of evacuations
in our future". That means that
he's accepted the fact that I in-
tend to live on our Island as long
as possible. It's my home! He
once briefly suggested buying a
lot in Gulf Breeze. I have noth-

eas, porribge & a bry martini

by katbi lewis

ing against Gulf Breeze except
Highway 98 traffic and it's not
on the Island. I do have a lot of
friends there and, of course, I
shop there to avoid crossing an-
other bridge.
Of course, we'll end up do-
ing a lot of the work on our house
ourselves, because contrary to
popular belief, we are not rich
people. Even if we had a lot of
money, we'd still count our riches
in the love of family, friends, and
the wonderful gift of living sur-
rounded by the beauty God cre-
ated. Our grandson will walk
two blocks to the Beach School
for kindergarten this year. That
alone makes it all worth it!
Easter in Georgia was
wonderful. When I get together
with my sisters and their fami-
lies, it's kinda like an SOB
function (minus the alcohol),
but with 20 conversations go-
ing on at the same time. At
first we thought my nephew's
wife, Chris, was very quiet and
shy until she recently admitted
she had never seen anything
like our gatherings. Now, she's
learned to jump in with the best
of us.

Climb Aboard the
Wine and Cheese
Jitney Fundraiser
The African American Heri-
tage Society will host the "Wine
& Cheese Beer & Pretzel Jit-
ney into History" fundraiser to
promote African American tour-
ism in Pensacola.
The event will be Saturday,
May 6 from 5:00pm until 7:00pm
and will begin at the historic Kate
Coulson House at 200 E. Church
Street downtown. For more in-
formation and reservations, con-
tact Jamie Bristow at 469-1299.

Maria's Fresb Seafoob Market
STake a little bit of the Gulf Coast home!
Fresh from the boats daily
We can cold pack for travel or ship anywhere.

621 Cerv tes Street
Pensacola 432-4999
Call for directions from the Beach



C .

Don't forget Queen Shugah
Paulette of the Wooly Boogers
is working on a "No Hurricane
Bawl" possibly in May. Stay
tuned for more details.
Since we're all hot, tired,
and have been constantly on the
move for the last few months,
I'm suggesting we all take a
break, even for one day, and
treat ourselves. We deserve it!
This recipe comes from my
nephew, Richard. It's quick,
easy and very good. So, instead
of cooking, let's mix some

Refreshing Dill Dip

1 Cup mayonnaise, low-fat, if
1 Cup sour cream
2 tbsp. Dried dillweed
2 tbsp. Minced onion

Combine all ingredients.
Chilling allows flavors to
mingle. Serve with your favor-
ite chips, crackers and the
drink of your choice. This goes
very well with Martinis.
Relax, enjoy and I'll see
you in the kitchen....

1French Fleas

Gather On

Ninth Avenue


Market on the ISfanb

OPEN 6 AM til 9 PM

Pensacola Beach
SGulf Breeze Proper
Tiger Point
orders $50 or more

Best Anywhere

We'll feed
your Crowd Beach
House or Boat -
Picnic or Reception


Homemade Pies
and Desserts

Elodie Cardin wants shop-
pers to imagine they have crossed
into the romantic French coun-
tryside when all they have re-
ally done is crossed the Three
Mile Bridge. The "French Flea
Market on Ninth Avenue" will be
Saturday April 29 from 9 a.m.
until 4 p.m.
Participating Retailers in-
clude: Antique European Linens
at 9 S. 9th Avenue. Feast your
senses on fabulous antiques lin-
ens, textiles and decadent down
pillows; La Maison d'Elodie is
located at 824 East La Rua,
which is the comer of 9th Avenue
and La Rua. Mais, oui. It's
French all the way with furniture,
chairs, lighting, art, pottery, and
French bistros sets; Early's An-
tiques at 822 East La Rua is next
to la Maison d'Elodie. It's a great
new Antique Mall full of good-
ies to decorate your home; Betty
Paul's Antiques is located at the
corer of 9th Ave and Gadsden.
Look for Old Paris and other por-
celain, furniture, art, and lots of
beautiful Victorian jewelry.
All retailers will have out-
door sales for the market, so
bring your shopping basket
If you have any questions
call Elodie at 433-6427.

Step Inside-


you need

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Which wines go best with which foods?
Here are some suggestions. Generally,
cheese requires full bodied and full-fla-
vored wines. While rich cheddar goes
best with fruity, New World reds, blue
cheeses require fortified and sweet des-
sert wines. Mild white cheeses like
gouda go well with sweet, fruity white or
pink wines. As far as seafood is con-
cerned, choose Champagne; sparkling
wines; or dry, unoaked white to go with
oysters and mussels. For other seafood
(lobster, scallops, Alaskan king crab, and
mild white fish) try richer, oaked
chardonnays or pinot gris. Salmon, tuna
and swordfish are best served with lighter
reds such as pinot noir or gamary. For
dessert, pair fruit pies, tarts, flans, and
custards with late-harvest wines or

Hint: For berry or chocolate desserts,
serve fortified ruby, vintage ports, or
berry based fruit wines.

Matching the perfect meal with the ideal
wine is something the experts at Beach
Wines and Liquors, Inc. can help you
with. We pride ourselves on having an
extensive knowledge of all wines, includ-
ing how to perfectly pair wine with food.
We are wine and liquor experts. We love
to help our valued customers.

Questions? Call 932-8850.


Island Times

April 26, 2006

Deli Case
Meats & Cheeses

April 26. 2006 Island Times PAGE 7

PBRLA Meeting, Tuesday, May 9* 6 pm Beach Church

Mudbug lovers, arise. Your
weekend is at hand when Bam-
boo Willies presents its Fifth
Annual Crawfish Festival. The
succulent Cajun delicacy will be
served beginning at 3 p.m. Fri-
day, April 28, 11 a.m. Saturday,
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PAGE 8 Island Times April 26, 2006

Happy Administrative Professionals Day
April 26

Bamboo Willie's
Ole'- Pensacola Beach Optimist Club members Debbie Campanella A '' F ,i i N
and Allen Lambert got in the spirit with icy margaritas and cold Coronas at
the Club's Mexican Fiesta at Flounder's on Pensacola Beach .The annual
fundraiser was held Saturday, April 8 to raise funds to support local youth H
programs. Photo by Lizzard


IN THE PRESENCE OF PRESIDENTS Each of these volunteers has
been a Pensacola Beach Optimist Club President at one time during the
Club's many years. Former presidents enjoying the Mexican Fiesta, April 8
at Flounder's are: (L to R) Bev Dufrechou, Louise Greenley, Bettie Lee
Sundstrom, and Dave Sundstrum. Photo by Lizzard "


I' "a l M-l l l e. .s5 Great Live Music! '

Flounder's Beach provided the perfect setting for Beach residents 9PM BA'NANA REPUBLIC
and Optimist Club members (L to R) Sandee Bredesen, Sharon Peirce, Skip
Peirce and Mike Bredesen to enjoy the spicy Mexican buffet and hot tunes
of Tim Spencer at the Optimist Club's Fiesta, April 8. Photo by Lizzard A SATUR AY 29TH AT 1PM LMR2

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Cross in the Sand

Dr. Chuck Randle
Pensacola Beach Community Church

One of the traditions of our
beach community and the Beach
Community Church is the annual
Easter egg hunt sponsored by the
Beach Church. This year our
children scoured the grounds to
recover 1400 plastic eggs filled
with candy. Along with the eggs,
each child received a gift. With
beautiful weather, it was a very
successful outing. We may say
that Easter is over, but the spirit

of the season lives on. If we could
capture the happiness and joy
that comes to each child over
finding one of the brightly col-
ored eggs, and scatter those atti-
tudes throughout the year, what
a wonderful world of peace and
justice we would have. We can't
put the responsibility on others,
each of us must take our part of
that responsibility.
I'll try ... how about you?

Beach Youth Group Plunges Into Fundraising
By Sherry Hobbs

Pensacola Beach Community Youth Group members who are raising
money forthe Relay for Life event are: (L to R) Ukaia Roby, Bobby Radcliffe,
Brianna Paulus and Shelby Hobbs.

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We have beenvery busy here
at Pensacola Beach Elementary
School. Lately, most grades have
been having Stanford 9 testing
and Escambia Writes!
We recently had six students
who will go to a district compe-
tition for "Boat Safety" posters
sponsored by the Pensacola
Power Squadron. The sponsors of
the contest are Walmart,
Pensacola Sailing and Power and
Boats US. The winners for the
lower level were eight-year-olds
Sara Post, first; Jace Amberson,
second; and Lia Lampone, third
place. In the upper level Slater
Trout, 11, captured first place;
Tony Baughn, 11, second; and
Kimberly Stilson, 10, in third
Savannah Green is our Stu-
dent of the Year. Savannah and
Jack Ettelson are finalists in the
Father of the Year Essay Com-
petition. Their essays will be
judged along with other
Escambia County students. The
winners will be announced
Thursday, April 27 at a banquet
at New World Landing in
Congratulations to Ariel
Cantrell, who is our "Shining
Star." Ariel will attend a recep-
tion at PJC, Thursday, April 27.
This is the time of year for
field trips and events. The fourth
grade class went to visit Talla-
hassee onApril 12. The third and
fourth grade classes were treated
to a visit from the Pensacola
Symphony Orchestra on Monday,

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April 24. The whole school is
going to see Beauty and the Beast
at the Saenger Theater on
Wednesday, April 26. Then they
will have a picnic lunch at Shore-
line Park.
The whole school will see
William's Window on Tuesday,
May 2 at the Pensacola Little
Theater. It is a play about Will-
iam Shakespeare.
The second and third grad-
ers will soon visit the Mobile
Exploreum and on May 11 the
fifth graders will make their an-
nual trip to New Orleans. They
will take a steamboat ride up the
Mississippi River and visit the
Audubon Zoo. Then they will
stroll, shop and eat in the French
Quarter. They are really excited.
Pensacola Beach Elemen-
tary School will have four teams
of mathematicians head to Tate
High School, Saturday, May 6,
to compete in the annual Sun-
shine Math Competition. Our
third grade team is Jett Crowdis,
Katt Crowdis, Peyton Hoover and
Duncan Niven. Our fourth grade
team is made up of Sage Dunne,
Mitchell Robbins, DJ Vann and
Stephanie Moraes. This year
we'll have two fifth grade team
and they include PJ Dunne, Ariel
Cantrell, Kendall Hoover, Adam
Foley, Jack Ettelson, Savannah
Green, Marina Johnson and Sage
If you have any questions
about what is going on at the
Beach School, check out our
website, www.beachschool.org.

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The Pensacola Beach
Church Middle School Youth
Group is raising money for the
American Cancer Society. They
have formed a team and will be
participating in the Relay for Life
event held at the Gulf Breeze
High School track, April 28-29.
One fundraising effort of the
group was to crown a King and
Queen of the Relay to "flush can-
cer." The royalty is dressed with
a toilet seat robe and a plunger
Please call the church office
at 932-6628 to make donations
to this worthy cause.


PAGE 10 Island Times April 26, 2006

by E.K. Hewson

I've often wondered about
the saying referring to a dog as
man's best friend. I just read an
article in Psychology Today that
stated the ideal source of social
support may just be a pet dog.
The article quoted a study per-
formed at the State University
of New York at Buffalo where
480 participants were moni-
tored under various stress in-
duced situations. The partici-
pants took on these tasks either
solo or with a spouse or with
the family dog. In the end, the
researchers concluded that
these participants were less
stressed when their dogs were
present. To quote the article,
Take Two Collies and Call Me
in the Morning, "typically, a
subject's heart rate was 30 beats
per minute slower with canine
companionship than with the
spousal equivalent." So why is
it my 15-year-old mutt,
Charlie, is causing me to be
As I write this column, he
is sound asleep on his red Ma-
rine Corps blanket in my office.
His once black facial markings
have faded beyond grey and are
now white. The fur on his el-
bows, if dogs actually have el-
bows, is gone and what shows
is calloused, hardened skin. His
beautiful blond fur is pocketed
with fatty cysts and skin tags,
something the vet says is nor-
mal for a dog his age. His vi-
sion is dwindling due to cata-
racts and his hind legs aren't
what they used to be. He no

longer sports puppy breath and
can clear a room when he starts
With all that said, Charlie
can still chase a squirrel up a tree;
eat a plate full of homemade
cookies off the counter; jump up
on the sofa; tear through the
trash; bark and growl at the
Postal Carrier; and pull on his
leash during a nightly walk like
a dual engine power boat towing
a petite water skier.
For the life of me I can't fig-
ure out why Charlie is making
my heart race, my palms sweat
and my throat constrict. Maybe
it's the signs that he is slowing
down and the end is near. Or
maybe it is the voice of the local
vet that keeps ringing in my ears.
"Mrs. Hewson, good old Charlie
is doing great and it wouldn't
shock me to see him live for an-
other five years." Oh my good-
ness, I think I just felt my blood
pressure rise.
Until next time...

Luv, Lizzard

Runners Lace Up
For Fiesta Event
One of Pensacola's premier
running events is back on track
and set for Saturday, May 6, at
8:00 a.m. The Fiesta 10K/5K
Run has long been a favorite
venue for runners throughout the
southeast. Hurricane Ivan and the
Cervantes St. Bridge construc-
tion forced organizers to modify
the route in 2005.
The 32nd annual event will
start on Airport Blvd. near
Pensacola Junior College.
ThelOK finish and post race
party is in Seville Square. The 5K
finish is on 12th Avenue.
New for 2006 is the desig-
nation of the 10K route as the
RRCA Florida state 10K cham-
pionship. The designation is ex-
pected to bring more serious
competition to the event.
Registration forms are avail-
able at area health clubs, sports
outlets and online at
Early registration with discount
entry fees will end April 27. For
more information, contact race
director Ray Yarbrough at 850-
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Who is Matt Martin?
Matt was the son of longtime
local surfer Robin Martin.
A great kid. A great surfer.
We called him Critter. His
Dad's nickname is Animal. Apure
soul surfing family!
Matt died skateboarding
when he fell next to a truck he was
holding on to.
We were all stuck quite hard.
A fine young man...gone. It shook
up the surfing world here. We had
lost one of our own. We had to do
something to ease the pain.
That next year Robin Martin
started the Matt Contest to raise
awareness and some money for
our young friend Cody Cobia, a

i urf

by Freddy Esposito
son of another surfer Ted Cobia.
The event grew year after
year. We later included Tom

The Matt Martin Memorial
Surf Contest
May 6th at The Pier

Davis, a young man who was like no other,
paralyzed, in a wheelchair. These joy and family
are very special young men. And by so

Brave ones.
The contest is now the high-
light of the year for all of us.
It's the day to
see old

friends,and surf
together like chil-
We raise
thousands of dol-
lars and we all
sleep better for it!
The day of
the Matt Martin
contest is a day
a day filled with
; sun and surf.
ime special power,

the surf is almost perfect each
Out of all the days we have
in the water, this is the one that
makes you proud to be a surfer.
Thanks Matt.
This is the tenth year for the
contest. It's at The Pier May 6.
Please come out and witness
the vibe of that day. It's like no
other. Bring your kids. Bring
your surfboards!Bring your
My friend, Matt would have
been 25-years-old this year.
I miss him daily...sometimes
And, to my friend Robin,
Remember Everything.

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Surfs up and Pensacola Jun-
ior College continuing education
is offering Surfing 101 April 27
through May 6 for anyone want-
ing to learn how to catch a wave.
The course is split into class
and beach time. Class instruction
is 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, PJC
campus, Building 4, Room 442.
Beach instruction is 8 a.m. to
noon Saturdays at Pensacola
Beach. The exact beach location
is decided during class.
Cost is $45.
Beginning surfers learn and
experience the fundamentals of
surfing, including how to cor-
rectly paddle a surfboard, catch
a wave and ride the wave in a
standing position. The course
also thoroughly covers beach and
water recreation safety issues.
Surfboards provided.
For more information and to
register, call 484-1956.

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PAGE 14 Island Times April 26, 2006

l beauty& liach

By Danah & Gwen Gibson

Hot Weather Hair

If you think about it (not
mentioning the "H" word)
weather affects every aspect
of our lives. Bad weather can
make traffic a nightmare. It
can disrupt our cable, elec-
tricity, and phone
service.(How many non-lo-
cals do you know that refer to
a phone that isn't cordless as
a landlinee"?) We plan our
vacations around the weather.
It can make us feel happy or
sad. It can help us feel re-
freshened and energized, or
just plain old! With all the
ways weather effects us, it's
little wonder that is wreaks
havoc on our 'do's!
Let's dig a bit deeper into
why you can spend an hour on
your hairstyle, step outside on
a hot, humid day and have
your hair flop faster than
Mariah Carey's last movie!
Your hair is made up of dif-
ferent kinds of physical bonds
(picture a rope ladder with x's
as the steps). The physical
side bonds (outsides of the
ladder) are broken by the ap-
plication of heat and water.
This is why we are able to
style hair using wet ser roll-

ers, blow dryers, curling and
flat irons. Exposing your
fresh 'do to a hot, humid en-
vironment causes the bonds
to break again, allowing it to
return to its natural state.
Straight hair that has been
curled will start to collapse.
Naturally curly hair that has
been ironed will begin to
frizz and slide back into its
natural curl. Some products
can be used to seal the hair
shaft, but they will only do so
much. Around here forget
about it!
One of my long time cli-
ents just recently told me that
the best advice I had ever
given her was, "Don't fight
what you got. Go with the
I stand by that statement,
especially fighting humidity.
Save yourself from damaging
your hair. Let go of the stress
to your psyche in the warm
months. Go au nature. You
just might like it!
If your hair is giving you
a fit or it doesn't fit your
Beach lifestyle, call the Hair
Hotline at 932-4323. Here's
to good health and good hair.

Six-month-old Kendal Homewood (center) couldn't quite get the hang
of hunting for eggs at the Beach Church Egg Hunt, Saturday, April 15 but
she did make a fashion statement with her cool shades. Her sister Kyla, 3
and brother, Kett, 2, found plenty of eggs to share with her. She cheered
from the sidelines with her parents, Steve and Kim.

Little Lauren Pinkston found a purple egg full of candy at the Beach
Church Egg Hunt which suited her just fine. The fifteen-month-old grand
daughter of Bettie Lee and Dave Sundstrum thought the egg hunting was
yummy stuff. Her mom, Tracey didn't let her eat too much candy, though.

Pensacola Symphony
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chestra Music Director Peter
Rubardt announced the PSO's
upcoming 81st season, and it "is
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year for the orchestra," said
Rubardt. Symphony Board Presi-
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ecutive Director Edgar Herrera-
Arizmendi joined Rubardt for
the announcement.
"Popular favorites abound,
including Beethoven's Fifth
Symphony, Tchaikovsky's Fourth
Symphony, Smetana's Moldau
and Debussy's La Mer to name
just a few," said Rubardt. The tra-
dition of world-class guest art-
ists continues through the 2006-
07 season with a stellar line-up
of instrumentalists, Rubardt
The 2006-07 season opens
September 22 and runs through
April 2007. The season consists
of 17 concerts, which include two
new Stained Glass concerts and
one additional GE Music for
Families concert. "We are
pleased to add another Family
concert and additional concerts
to our popular Stained Glass
church series," said Rubardt.
Season subscription tickets
are now available by calling the
Symphony offices at (850) 435-
2533. Current season subscribers
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they renew their subscriptions by
May 31, 2006. After that time,
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April 10 at avery
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Dunnatar played
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historic Islander Lounge. The
pocket Kings were too much for
runner-up Jamie Prowant to over-
come. Tourist Brad Robillard
from Dayton,Ohio showed locals
his game face when he took all
the chips Wednesday, April 19 at
the Islander. He defeated local
poker great Fran Cox.
Texas Hold 'Em 4 Fun
poker games begin at 7 p.m. on
Monday and Wednesday eve-
nings on Pensacola Beach. It is
free to play and only a basic
knowledge of poker is neces-
sary to get in the game.
"Everyone is welcome to try
their skill and luck at the tables,"
noted promoter Rick Uzdevenes.
"It's a friendly atmosphere where
rookies and old timers can put
themselves to the test."
Texas Hold 'Em 4 Fun even
has official poker-wear. Get to
the games on Monday or
Wednesday nights before 7 p.m.
Sign up, buy a shirt and sit your-
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The commotion has started
again and the buzz is on here on
the Gulf Coast. Besides being
Snapper season and hopefully
one of the best of all times, this
summer might turn out to be the
best on record for everyone onthe
island and on the mainland. For
a moment in time everyone can
be categorized into one category
of family, "restructuring." Get-
ting our lives together after the
storms has proven to test our pa-
tience to the end and just when
we thought it would get worse
something great happens and we
see the light again. This is why
we moved here, were raised here
and stay here because we have
found that little piece of Paradise
that we want to firmly hold on
to. Being an angler who has the
ability to live, work, and fish in
our local waters is the reason I
keep my feet planted on the
ground and call this home.
Fishing has proven not only
to be a profession but also a rec-
reational activity which allows
anybody from any walk of life to
enjoy our waters and the fish it
produces. With conservation in
mind and with the help of our
local, state, and federal overseers
this area will continue to pros-
per and produce a source of food,
income, and a sport which allows
all ages to participate.
The fishing report now looks
like this; Snapper is the fish of
the month ever since the season
opened up onApril 15. Remem-
ber to measure that fish. It has
to be at least 16 inches for you to
"put it on ice" and only 4 per per-
son are allowed per day. Pods of
bait are being swarmed by Span-
ish Mackerel in the Sound and
Bay. Catching one of these tasty
fish may require a spoon or
gotcha lure attached to a wire
leader because they can cut
through monofilament like a
warm knife through butter. Co-
bia is still the prize for anyone
willing to track them down or try
their luck on the Pier. The only
difference between the boat and
the Pier is you have to wait for
the Cobia to come to you at the
Pier. Then, hopefully, you are one
of the first or second ones to see
it. If you want the fight of your
life, then Amberjack is the fish
for you. The bigger the bait the
better for these horses or you can
try artificial baits such as the new
butterfly rig. Reds and Specks

are still being caught
inshore with a variety
of presentations from
live shrimp under a
popping cork to arti-
ficial such as the infa-
mous D.O.A. White
trout in the Bay at
night or early morn-
ing has been a success for some
lucky anglers as well. Pompano
are still being caught in the surf
with fresh and frozen sand fleas,
shrimp, and with the common jig
or small lure with a weighted
If you enjoy sitting on the
beach, this kind of fishing is for
you. If you want to take advan-
tage of seeing your youngster
catch a fish then tipping a hook
with little pieces of squid is the
way to go. Nothing will compare
to seeing the look on the face of
a child when they have success-
fully reeled in a fish on their own.

Either Gulf Breeze Bait & Tackle
on Highway 98 or Outcast Bait
& Tackle on Barrancas across
from the golf course can handle
all of your needs from the novice
fisher looking to take their
youngster fishing for the first
time to the angler looking for a
better technique to improve the
odds of a hookup.
Come prepared with the
fishing license, sunscreen, hat,
polarized sunglasses, and a vari-
ety of tackle. Either way just get
out there and enjoy the day while
having the time of your life in our
own little piece of paradise.

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Gulf Breeze, Wednesday, April 12. These fine fishermen are (L to R): Josh
Crabtree, Coach Pete Della Ratta, DerekAloy and Brian Hollenbeck.

Lookin' and Landin' on the Lively One II
By Christy Jones

Paradise Found

by Pete Della Ratta



Well, we got on the Lively
One II, with a new deckhand,
Jeremy, and broke him in.
There were 11 of us and we
caught our limit of Snapper
early. Then we fished for some
Grouper and caught two real nice
ones. We got some Scamp and
Trigger, too.
I got seasick, but never
missed a hole. Roche and Keith
caught lots of fish. Charles
caught the biggest. It was a
Granddaddy Snapper. He won
the big fish braggin' rights.
Dee Dee Pugh brought
friends and clients. They all had
a blast. Keith gave them a cook-
ing lesson on Snapper throats
and backbones. He fixed us all
up a bag to take home and cook.
As always, Eddie Lively did
a bang up job, putting us on the
fish, and holding the boat still.
Now I don't know how high the
seas were, but it felt like five to
six foot seas. It was rough, but,
like I said, Captain Eddie did a
grand job of fish finding and
holding down the boat.
Everybody brought lots of
good food. We had fresh melon,
wild turkey sandwiches, chips,
cookies, pickles, oh and the best
deviled eggs made by one of Dee
Dee's guests. Of course, there was
lots of beer for all to have.
Tennis Bob hooked a whale
sized fish but we just couldn't get
it on the boat. He will be going
back soon in hopes of bringing
that one in.
We coasted along the beach

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in search of Cobia. All the guys
onboardjoined Captain Eddie on
top to lookout for the fish. They
saw more fun than fish.
It was just another great day
on board the Lively One II. We
all felt a little more blessed after
a day of fishing with friends.

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Hammering Out Advice
Do you remember when I
told you to never leave home
without your hammer? Well, re-
cently I had to take a trip out of
state and what do you think hap-
pened when I got there? I needed
my hammer. Don't ask why. So
I had the opportunity to learn
where the local hardware store
was and I now have a new ham-
mer. And it's a pretty good one.
But I will always remember my
first hammer as my best hammer.
So the moral of this tale is that I
should not be like my husband, I
should actually listen to myself
when I give advice.
Lillipution Pick Up
As you can probably see for

yourself, trucks are everywhere.
I even found one hidden in my
Mazda Miata convertible. In ad-
dition to not bringing my ham-
mer with me, I also didn't bring
my ladder. No, I don't recom-
mend that you always travel with
your ladder, it makes it hard to
close your suitcase. But none the
less, I needed one. An eight foot
one at that. Well, when you put
the top down on the Miata it be-
comes a pickup with unlimited
headroom. More than enough
space for an eight foot ladder....
and your hammer.
Sticky Situation
On my second trip back to
what is now my favorite hard-
ware store (Don't ask what I

needed now.) I learned some-
thing new. You may have heard
that duct tape is the handyman's
secret weapon. Well, the secret
weapon has now been upgraded
(Does "Q" know?). Introduc-
ing "Gorilla Tape". The hard-
ware store owner told me that his
customers are raving about it.
One customer intended to use it
for a temporary patch on his car
seat until he could get it stitched
permanently. When it came time
for the permanent repair, the
tape would not come off. I guess
he should consider himself lucky
that he's not now part of the seat.
Just think of all the uses for a tape
that doesn't come off. Do you
know someone with a hairy back?

Stu Reynolds, Gulf
Coast Beach Team, and
Joe Woodall created an in-
vestors paradise at the
Capital Gains Seminar,
April 13 at the Bay Beach
Inn. A cocktail reception
proceeded the presenta-
tions by professionals in
banking, law, real estate
and investments.

Attorney Kramer
Litvak listens in the audi-
ence prior to making his
presentation at the Capital
Gains Seminar April 13 at
the Bay Beach Inn. The
seminar was hosted by Stu
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