Author Archives: Jackie Deal

BARBARA’S LEAVING US

Who?  Where?  When?  How??  I dunno.  “Ask Barbara.” For 16 ½ years Barbara has been the go-to for all information, the glue that holds Timber Valley SKP Park together.  And now she’s leaving us! By the way, did you know … Continue reading

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Christmas Thoughts

by Jackie Deal While a few Christmas lights still twinkle and the Christmas dinner pounds abound, let’s think of Christmas Past. I remember three kinds of Christmases; perhaps you’ll remember them too.  There’s the Minnesota Christmas:  COLD,Cold cold.  The Oregon … Continue reading

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IN MEMORIUM, JAYNE HICKMAN

Jayne Hickman passed away Dec. 18, 2020 after a 17 month illness. Jayne and Les moved into the park in 2017 and Les says that he met “wonderful people” here in Timber Valley who helped him care for Jayne in … Continue reading

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TWO CHOICES?

Two Covid 19 vaccines?  You mean we get a choice?  Nope, not really. Yes, two vaccines have been approved but we better be happy to have one or the other and don’t get choosy. Let’s take a look at how … Continue reading

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SCAM ALERT

SCAM! SCAM! SCAM! Yes, it’s already started: scams about the Covid vaccine. Don’t be fooled. The following info’ appeared in the “Desert Messenger”, Quartzsite, Arizona’s newspaper. 1. Be suspicious if told you must pay. Likely either the shots will be … Continue reading

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Covid – Count the Days – 2; 5-6; 14

  With Covid-19, the key numbers are two days, five to six days, and 14 days. (The following information was taken from   “Healthcare” by Bruce Y. Lee, Senior Contributor). Two Days, the Latent period: This is the period of time between … Continue reading

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PUTTING THE MERRY IN MERRY CHRISTMAS

It had to have started sometime, somewhere, by someone.  But it seems to be one of those mysteries shrouded in time. Nobody remembers when The SKP Park’s involvement with “Toys for Joy” and the Fire Department started. Norm Sherman, one … Continue reading

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YOU HAVE UNTIL SATURDAY DEC. 12……..

YOU HAVE UNTIL SATURDAY DEC. 12…….. A beautiful big red fire truck and an Emergency Van left SKP Park LOADED with “Toys for Joy”. You missed it? You didn’t get your toy in? (Or money, always welcome.) Mike Lane, Sutherlin … Continue reading

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WEDNESDAY IS THE DAY !

Wednesday is the day the Firemen pick up our “Toys For Joy”. Wednesday!! Have you been into the clubhouse to see the wonderful toys accumulating? Have you taken your toys in yet? Yes, we can enter the clubhouse “as individuals … Continue reading

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Pickles, Tea, and Confinement

By Jackie Deal I just ate 3 baby dill pickles.  I don’t like dill pickles. I especially didn’t like these 3 dill pickles. But they have zero calories and this is important. Important because I’m in self-quarantine and that means … Continue reading

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