Category Archives: Editorial

NUMBERS

By Jackie Deal Numbers! Big numbers make my eyes glaze over; how about you? Anything over two zeros is just so much blah, blah, blah. Let’s see if we can make the recent Covid numbers come alive. (Current Oregon Covid … Continue reading

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THERE IS A WORD FOR IT

Thank you! Thank you! To those of you who tried to help me find the word I wanted for, shall we temporarily call it, “Corona virus fatigue?”. Many good suggestions, but, of course, the word I wanted popped into my … Continue reading

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Water and Irrigation

a note from the water use monitoring team… Irrigation season is upon us! Just a quick note to remind us that our high water rates have NOT gone down during this COVID 19 situation. It IS ok to use water … Continue reading

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UNCERTAINTY By Jackie Deal

Uncertainty. Is “uncertainty” a basic human emotion? Well, if it isn’t (and it isn’t) maybe it should be. Check out “basic human emotions” on the internet and you get this: love, joy, surprise, fear, sadness, disgust, shame and pride. H’mm. … Continue reading

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Summer Comes Early

It’s Dry Out There! The dryness of Oregon summers has started early this year. Not only is this looking like another high fire risk year, but also another high water use year as irrigation systems are being turned on early. … Continue reading

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Please… Please… The Office Needs Your Help

The office staff is asking, no, pleading,no begging, NO, IMPLORING all members to help with the mail situation. Last week was Summer it seemed and tomorrow is Christmas it seems. The mail room is inundated with seasonal catalogs, cards and … Continue reading

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Emergency preparedness: “Be ready for 14 days on your own”

According to a recent article on Wired.com, the new message in home emergency preparedness is: “Be ready for 14 days on your own. Two weeks.” Science writer Adam Rogers reports in “The Science Behind Home Disaster Preparedness Kits Is a … Continue reading

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Junky Dumpty Set on a Wall? Com’on People…

Editorial by Dar Hoch…. Subject:   Ongoing incidents of household items that were improperly disposed of. A number of items that someone thought might still be of use to someone else were arranged by the wall of the potable water fill … Continue reading

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