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Pickleball and Chair Volley Ball Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays!

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Snowbird Farewell

What a wonderful evening we had at the Snowbird Farewell potluck.  We had 56 excited and hungry people.  There were so many dishes to choose from and of course we ate too much. A map of Oregon was cut into … Continue reading

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One Flew Over The Handlebars

It’s been a wild day in Ratcheds By The Sea. Shirley Shewill, incoming manager of The Ratcheds Senior Center, is conducting an audit of the books and an inventory of supplies. Apparently, some of the members were heisting bananas, coffee … Continue reading

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TV Log 10/02/22

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Snowbird Send-Off Potluck & Party

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In Memorium

Everyone here in Ratcheds, and elsewhere, is in mourning today. We learned of the passing of our beloved founder,

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Reminder . . .

There seems to be interest by quite a few members that our clubhouse is in need of some tender loving care. This issue was brought up at our recent Annual Meeting. You all should have received a Clubhouse Survey in … Continue reading

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Bees, Flowers, and How they Relate

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Movie Night

Watch TRUE GRIT This Thursday! Instead of For Whom the Bell Tolls, we’re showing TRUE GRIT this Thursday (September 22). This is the original True Grit (with John Wayne) not the remake. Why the switch? Turns out For Whom the … Continue reading

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Board Member Needed

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Hello Jacks and Jills!

If you cannot be at the Sept. 19 Planning Workshop in person, come join us on Zoom. Just click on the link below. If it’s your first time to use Zoom, you’ll be asked to download the Zoom software or … Continue reading

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CALLING ALL JACKS AND JILLS!

Please join Timber Valley friends and neighbors at the clubhouse this coming Monday (Sept 19) at 1:00 pm for a planning workshop. We will review all the suggestions received, and brainstorm other possible activities. Let’s discuss what to implement, and … Continue reading

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Tarot

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NIGHT WINDS

In the wink of an eye, my soul is turning They start in the seconds between wakefulness and sleep.

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Red Flag Warning Tonight to Saturday

A red flag warning means high fire danger with an increased probability of a quickly spreading fire in the area within 24 hours. For the next two days, we are expecting really high temperatures, low humidity, and gusting east winds. … Continue reading

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You Missed September 2 Social Hour, with George Reel and Sutherlin Fire Department!

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U.S. Flag First Carried into Battle on September 3, 1777

Thanks to Peggy Russell for bringing this to our attention! The U.S. Flag was first carried into battle on today’s date in 1777. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs provides a fascinating history of the U.S. Flag at https://www.va.gov/opa/publications/celebrate/flag.pdf

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Dog Rules

By Fred Prout  Dogs have their own set of rules. They supersede any that we try to impose on them. Simple: eat, drink, walk, sleep, give love, give more love, empty tanks and, to my dismay, periodically, eat grass and … Continue reading

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Social Hour Friday September 2 @ 3pm – George Reel Presents…!

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Jerry Hatch, In Memoriam

One of the more colorful members of Timber Valley left us on August 23, 2022. Jerry Hatch passed away in his sleep August 23. He would have been 90 years old October 23, 2022. Jerry and Darlene Hatch moved into … Continue reading

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