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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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Cold Weather III

When you live in Florida there are certain things that seem to be mandated by law. In no particular order, they are sun, humidity, bugs, time share sales, and visitors. Particularly in cold weather. Particularly when you live within an … Continue reading

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Landscape Work Session Starting

Landscape Committee Work Sessions Starting It’s that time of year to get our Park spruced up.  The Landscape Committee will start meeting for work sessions every Friday at 9:00 am starting this Friday, April 9.  Meet at the Clubhouse. Members and Non-members alike are … Continue reading

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Covid Weight Gain

by Ruby Bonham My dog has Covid Weight Gain!  How did my slim , trim and healthy dog expand to over twenty pounds.  We will NOT discuss her owner’s weight gain.  I have heard the chatter around the park of … Continue reading

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A Brief History of Time

A Brief History of Time, by Fred Prout With apologies to Stephen Hawking. Don’t yell. (Sorry,I couldn’t help it.) Time is not measured by day or night. Or months, years, or seasons. It used to be, but no more. The … Continue reading

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His Mama was a Chicken

A Short Story for Kids and Seniors by Ruby Bonham The little Silkie chicken squirmed on her nest.  That one big egg was about to wear a blister on her bottom side and she was sure she was getting a … Continue reading

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Board Members Needed for 2021 – 2024 Term

The Board of Directors has directed the Election Committee to recruit candidates for the regular yearly openings on the Board. There are three (3) openings for Board Director for a term of 3 years starting in July of this year … Continue reading

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Singing in the Rain

SINGING IN THE RAIN by Fred Prout There are three different stories here , so pay attention ! Among the many musical performers Rita and I absolutely loved, the very top of the list was Judy Collins. Over the years,we … Continue reading

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D.S.T., Benson and Lemonade

by Fred Prout This is not the story I was going to write today. In fact, Rita wanted it locked away forever.  Sorry, my love, but daylight savings time is here. The bars are rattling, and the laughter (I hope … Continue reading

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Monsters

by Fred Prout I have created a monster. Actually a whole cell block of monsters. Rita and I had over forty years of adventures. Each one had multiple stories associated with it. I find that it has become very difficult … Continue reading

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CHOICES

by Ruby Bonham When we look at our world today the words that most often come to mind are: Chaos, Horror, Hopelessness, Fear, Anger, Pandemic. Of all these words Fear is the root that triggers the rest. Fear of the … Continue reading

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Thank You, Dixonville Fire District

On behalf of Timber Valley, Kate Bright and Elaine Teague presented this cake along with a card signed by many to the Dixonville Fire District. They really appreciated our thanks, loved the cake , and were happy they were able … Continue reading

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Doctor Seuss

A creative work by Fred Prout It seems like everybody’s getting mad What used to be good is now seen as bad The things you used to read to your child Are now getting everyone terribly riled They’re making a … Continue reading

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REMEMBERING

by Ruby Bonham March 1, 2020, the day one life ended and another went into a tailspin of grief. Sometimes it seems like yesterday and others a long time ago. The mind fluctuates in its ability to cope. Looking back. … Continue reading

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Lot 205 1/2

If you’ve taken a walk along the trail near Happy Hill you may have spotted a recently added new lot, complete with new residents. Because it’s small and due to it’s location near lot 205, it’s been dubbed lot 205 … Continue reading

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Warning…

by Fred Prout Warning: Some of these words might be considered political. They are not. But if you are one of those who are easily offended by everything, stop now. Continue at your own risk. No offense intended. Rita and … Continue reading

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ALZHEIMER’S AND ME

by Ruby Bonham The frail wrinkled body slumps forward against the restraint tied to the wheelchair.  Her eyes are vacant, empty of response to the activity taking place around her.  She is my mom. I stand there watching unnoticed.  The … Continue reading

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