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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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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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You Missed Sex in the Garden!! (Friday August 26 Presentation)

Melinda Stanfield, Lot #2, presented a very knowledgeable and enjoyable talk during last Friday’s social hour at 3 pm. As an experienced gardener, when her zucchinis were flowering but not producing any fruit, she researched the problem. She discovered the … Continue reading

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Please Take Your Debris Piles to the Truck in the Storage Area

Just a friendly reminder that you the leaseholder are responsible for taking cuttings and other vegetation to the storage area. You can drop your debris in the back of the truck. The Landscape Committee works hard keeping our common areas … Continue reading

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The Devil In the Router

By Fred Prout I write this as a reformed Luddite. Cancel progress. Too much is too much! Bring back the golden days of radio when we could use our imagination. Orson Wells could play The Thin Man, Lake Woebegone Days … Continue reading

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Ladies Double Deck Pinochle Wednesdays at 6:30pm

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From Both Sides Now

By Jackie Deal (Blame Fred Prout, he started this!) I’ve looked at clouds from both sides now From up and down and still somehow It’s clouds illusions I recall I really don’t know clouds at all. Joni Mitchell was 23 … Continue reading

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Amber and the Prescription RX

By Jackie Deal “Just insert the syringe (no needle) into the corner of the cat’s mouth and squirt in the medicine.” Amber has been prescribed an appetite stimulant one ml. twice a day. There’s no way to camouflage it like … Continue reading

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Rows and Flows of Angel Hair

By Fred Prout Stuff! We’ll call it that. But you’ll understand there is a more descriptive word. It’s the nasty stuff that gets in our head, from time to time, and turns a bright, sunny day cloudy. It makes us … Continue reading

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How does This Park Operate

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A Big Thank You

“A huge thank you to Linda Mogavero, Barbara Russell, Rhonda Scott, Elaine Teague and Michele Van Westen for all your hard work, great spirit and laughter working to make the Annual Membership Meeting Lunch a big success! I appreciate your dedication and … Continue reading

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In Memoriam – Sally Keck and Jay Eubanks

Salley Keck Although never a resident of Timber Valley Park, Carl Keck, as handyman and manager was, and is, a very important person in the park. We all offer our condolences on the death of his wife Sally, on July … Continue reading

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Why Have a Community Garden in Our Park

Jill Goldman

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Fourth of July, Ratcheds By The Sea

What a great Fourth of July weekend at Ratcheds By The Sea. The weather was perfect. Thirty degrees cooler than inland, and a gentle breeze wafted in from the ocean. The festivities were nonstop starting Friday morning. By the time … Continue reading

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Conserving RV Electrical Use

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Fawns at Timber Valley

If you see a fawn (baby deer) laying under a tree, out in the open or even under your RV … PLEASE … do not try to move it or call the ODFW. The doe (mamma deer) is close by … Continue reading

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Water…Water…Water!

Timber Valley has been informed of a 5% water rate increase! Using our average annual water use, this represents about $2500 additional per year that we will have to spend on our water bill that could be used for something … Continue reading

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The Magic Lamp

I just read a scientific survey. It was published by Fox News. So you know it’s accurate and unbiased. The scientists concluded that 99.6% of the English-speaking population of The United States of America do not understand the concept of … Continue reading

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Vertigo or Squirrel Droppings or A Tale of Two Nurses

By Fred Prout My body is revolting. WAIT, WHAT?  Alexa, erase that and start over. A follow up to the vividly remembered two weeks without beer. I hope I didn’t give the impression I drink too much. Two possibly three … Continue reading

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Mystery Park Member with Unclaimed Packages

The office has been receiving many packages addressed to June Robinette, 800 S. State St. #128, Sutherlin OR 97479. Neither the member nor previous renter on the lot recognize this name. If anyone knows of June Robinette, please inform the … Continue reading

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