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WHY

by Ruby Bonham Sometimes I feel like a four-year-old again with my endless “whys”. Most of them are unanswered but I hold out hope that one day I will understand. As a young girl, I didn’t pray for things, instead, … Continue reading

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Ditches – A Reminder from PCM

As we approach the (much needed) rainy season, please check the ditches in front of your lot and make sure excessive gravel and leaves are removed, and not blocking water from freely flowing. Thank You.

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“A Hard, Hard Rain”

by Fred Prout Bob Dylan was a prolific songwriter. He was a major influence on the folk music scene. And maybe on some of our lives. The fact that he really couldn’t sing does not diminish his work. If you … Continue reading

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Patricia “Pam” Bowen, Lot #193

We’ve just learned of the death of Pam Bowen, Lot #193 in July 2021.. She and her husband, Sid moved into Timber Valley on February 8, 2008. Sid preceded her in death on February 24, 2020. She has a son … Continue reading

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The Ugly Orange Mug

by Fred Prout I hope everyone involved in this story is reading it. Well, actually, I hope everyone is reading it. I am looking at what is, arguably, the ugliest mug around. No, I’m not looking in the mirror. I’m … Continue reading

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Wayward Tool

Attention: We need your help, a floor jack was borrowed from the shop at least a couple of weeks and it hasn’t showed up yet. Please if you see a yellow floor jack lying around please return it to the … Continue reading

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Just a Minute

A famous philosopher, L. Peter Berra, once said, ” When you get to a fork in the road, take it. ” Rita and I followed that dictum for most of our lives together. Invariably, we chose well. Each fork leads … Continue reading

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Cheerios, Ice Cream, and Hershey Bars

Or a thoughtful lesson in economics. Now, before I get too deep in this arcane subject, a brief glimpse into my qualifications. I do not possess a P.H.D in economics. Nor a M.S . My main qualification is B.S. Lots … Continue reading

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Two Years Later

by Fred Prout September 26th will mark the two year anniversary of our physical move from Timber Valley. I say physical move because mentally, emotionally, and spiritually we never left. We moved because…

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Demons

I am beset by demons. I don’t know why, but they are increasing their devilish attacks on me with a vengeance. They started slowly a few years ago, when, I guess, they acquired an effigy doll with my name on … Continue reading

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LAYTON Fletcher Memoriam, Lot 86

Framed by the green trees of Timber Valley SKP Park, the red, white and blue flag flies at half-mast. Dipped in honor of Layton Fletcher who passed away August 29, 2021. Layton and his wife Veanna have lived in Timber … Continue reading

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Cheryle Golgert, Founding Member of TV

The Passing of a Founding Member Cheryle L. Golgert, Lot #76 Died: 7-20-21 Age: 79 Cheryle Golgert was born and raised in Twin Falls, ID. She worked for Ore-Ida before moving to Roseburg to begin a Nursing career from 1967-1993 … Continue reading

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HELP WANTED

Looking for a place to fulfill your co-op responsibilities? Please consider joining the Landscape  Committee. If you weren’t able to sign up at the Annual Meeting, this is your personal  invitation to become part of this dedicated team. You’ll have … Continue reading

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Covid Impressions

by Deborah DeYoung Just returned from a road trip most memorable for its timing – during the weeks the Delta variant now sweeping the country started stomping through our lives here.  Reading about Mercy Hospital being overwhelmed, and then the … Continue reading

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Three Coins on the Dresser

by Fred Prout Well, August 25th rolled around, and my insides are still not put back together. Bummer! As I was walking Kelly that morning, a nurse crossed the street in front of me. “Good morning, rough night?“ “Yes“. As … Continue reading

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Another Bear Story

By Ruby Bonham Seeing the notices of our semi-resident black bear in the park has brought back a lot of memories.  Thus these recollections. My ex was with a friend when he bought two baby black bears.  He said he … Continue reading

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Room Reservations at Clubhouse

Here’s the latest from Jacks & Jills!!! There have been several questions about who do I call to reserve a room at the clubhouse? I’m the person.  As co-chair of Jacks and Jills, I make the reservations for the rooms … Continue reading

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The Incredible Joy of Seeing Her

by Fred Prout Did you ever have to move and leave your friends behind? It’s a terrible, gut wrenching feeling for the adults, but it’s worse for the little ones. “Don’t worry, You will make new friends.” But when there … Continue reading

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Face Doesn’t Match

by Fred Prout Rita and I were slow to embrace high tech. We, like many of you, were Luddites. Progress? Who needs it. Of course, all the gadgets on our vehicles were there, so, might as well use them. Satellite … Continue reading

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Covid Crisis Worsens Again; Masks Are Back

From a statement made by Mercy Medical Center in Roseburg dated Thursday, August 12, 2021: Mercy is operating at near capacity with significantly strained resources. While we continue to balance outpatient surgical cases with our normal acute practices, the dramatic … Continue reading

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