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Cancer Support Group Starting Up at Timber Valley

There are many people in the park who have been faced with CANCER – either their own or perhaps their partner’s or child’s. The journey is a challenging one under the best of circumstances so Shirley Smedley and Jill Goldman … Continue reading

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Finance Committee Wants You

Finance Committee Wants You! Can you add 2+2 and come up with an answer other than 5? If so, we have openings! The Finance Committee is looking for additional members with financial skills and/or creativity to contribute to the Park’s … Continue reading

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Foxtails!!! Foxtails?

Foxtails!!!… Foxtails? by Deb DeYoung Those were the very different reactions I heard the Monday my cocker spaniel went to the vet soon after I settled at Timber Valley. Alarm and commiseration from everyone at the clinic. Befuddlement from dog … Continue reading

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Wedding Belles

Rita and I had a wedding photography business. We worked everywhere from the firehouse to the country club. After working one very long day at a country club, we found out that “ the help “ , dj and photographers … Continue reading

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Game Gals! News Flash!!!!!

Here is another chance to add to your fun! There are several of us “Gals” living at Timber Valley who love to play games. Some have husbands or partners who like to play also. However…. There are a lot of … Continue reading

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Don Housholder, Lot 149

Donald Housholder, a longtime resident of Timber Valley, passed away on July 4, 2021. He and his first wife Jean moved into Timber Valley in 1997. Jean passed away and he and Karen were married on April 8, 2016; they … Continue reading

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Life Changes

by Fred Prout Our life can change in an instant. Large scale event like Covid-19, individual event like surgery, or anything in between. Many people have handled the Covid change constructively. Having free time and isolation can spur the creative … Continue reading

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Chapter 9 Plans Dinner Theater Event

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Does a bear ….?

Rita and I volunteered at Silver Falls State Park for three seasons. We loved it. Ann Maureen was the best boss we ever had and gave us all the fun things to do. Our first job was to put jelly … Continue reading

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Everybody is Somebody Else

I just met someone for the first time. As soon as we shook hands, she asked me “Who are you? What’s your claim to fame?

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THE MISADVENTURES OF L’iL TOOT

By Ruby Bonham L’il Toot is a Classic Bell Boy boat.  Ed found her in a field with a gaping hole in her side.  After approaching the farmer he bought her and hauled her home where he lovingly restored her. … Continue reading

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A Moron Hero???

by Fred Prout Heroes come in all sizes and forms. Sometimes it’s the result of the act, rather than the act itself, that is heroic. The “hero” of this story is a moron.

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Notice from the Board

The Board of Directors has, effective today June 4, 2021, revised the Covid-19 Rules for using the Timber Valley Clubhouse. The revised rules are: 1. Persons 15 days or more past their final Covid-19 vaccination shot are no longer required … Continue reading

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Annual Yard Sale June 12th

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Heroes, Part 2

Hi Laura. You don’t remember me, but our lives intersected for about half an hour the night of May the fourth.

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Heroes, Part 1

by Fred Prout I just spent five days as a guest of Mercy Hospital. They removed a piece of my colon. I now only have a semi. They thought it was cancer. It wasn’t. Yippee !!! I now have a … Continue reading

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The Silliness Train

First of all, this story is 92% BS and 10% true. So, if you like silliness, hop on. If you have a problem with it, call me and I’ll deliver my Complete Works of Leo Tolstoy. And a few assorted … Continue reading

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NEW MEMBERS

By Bev Boykin #87 Membership Committee In the last few months, we have add several new members to our park. Unfortunately, Covid kept us from welcoming them properly so I am trying to play catch-up. Please give a Big SKP … Continue reading

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A Little Day/Night Music

I hate to admit it, but the losses of the past year, and the isolation imposed by the virus, have left me fighting a daily battle with depression. Most days it’s a draw, some days I win, some I lose. … Continue reading

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Timber Valley Park Membership

Come on people, support your Park. Step up and run for an open Board position. Thank you so much. The deadline for resumes to be in the Office is Friday April 23 by 5:00 PM, Jeannie

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