Author Archives: Helaine Hepworth

Not the Same Seattle I Remember…

from the traveling desk of Helaine… While I was away I had a chance to have a very nice Seattle dinner of crab cakes and salad. It was an upscale restaurant with entertainment provided. Well, not entertainment in the usual … Continue reading

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Board Meeting on Thursday, June 20

from the desk of Helaine… Don’t forget the monthly open board meeting, Thursday, June 20, at 9 am.  Among the agenda items are: A report from the Emergency Preparedness group on research into alternate power for emergency use. Also the … Continue reading

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It Happened at Jacks & Jills

From the desk of Helaine… Meeting early because of the Memorial day Holiday and picnic, J &J got down to business on May 21. About that picnic, bring your own meat to barbecue and a potluck dish, Snoopy’s Meadow or … Continue reading

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A few highlights of May 16 Board Meeting

from the desk of  Helaine… Important to every member of TV is the change of dates for the agenda meeting and the open board meeting. Starting with the June meetings, the agenda meeting is the 2nd Thursday and the board … Continue reading

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It Happened at the Agenda Meeting

from the desk of Helaine: Thom Hoch commented on Mike Hilty’s important agenda issue when he said, “the Agenda meeting is scheduled for the first Tuesday after the first Sunday, unless the month ends in Y”. While not quite the … Continue reading

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It Will Be A-May-zing

by Helaine Hepworth Rundown of May events set at the last Jacks and Jills meeting. It will be a-MAY-zing! The month of May is lining up to be a busy month. Get out your markers and crayons and note these … Continue reading

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Meet HAL

from the desk of Helaine Hepworth Timber Valley is a safe, secure, comfortable place for seniors, especially for single women, but sometimes it is just not quite enough and we get overwhelmed with life’s little problems. I am proposing one … Continue reading

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Recycle Those Paper Grocery Store Bags

Did you know? I was at Shop Smart and as the clerk was putting my purchases in one of their paper handled bags, I remarked that it’s too bad there is not a way to recycle them. They are large … Continue reading

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Scammers, Spammers, and Fishing Cons

from the writing desk of Helaine… I answered the phone and the lady started speaking. Nice voice, no accent. And she said….. “We are calling from Microsoft security team. We have noticed suspicious activities from your network. It seems like … Continue reading

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As a senior I often feel like a carnival doll, sitting on a shelf…

from Helaine’s writing desk… As a senior I often feel like a carnival doll, sitting on a shelf as the Scammers and Con Artists toss their pitches at me hoping to knock me down. Today when I opened the computer … Continue reading

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