Category Archives: Featured

Soap Bubble and Quarantine by Jackie Deal

Yes, I talked to soap bubbles. As I prepared to wash dishes (accumulated from the last month) tiny little iridescent soap bubbles wafted upward. They were so cute. Most of them dashed themselves to death on the cupboard but one … Continue reading

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“To Thine Own Self…” by Jackie Deal

“To thine own self be true…thou canst not then be false to any man” (Shakespeare) I presume (no ass-ume for me) that in order to be true, one must know thineself. Of course, those of us who are at retirement … Continue reading

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“Both Sides” by Jackie Deal

Apologies to Joni MItchell for adapting her lovely song. (Thanks, Fred, for the suggestion.) “I’ve looked at clouds from both sides now, from up above and down below…it’s clouds illusions that I know, I really don’t know clouds at all.” … Continue reading

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QUARANTINE, SEQUESTER, STAY-IN-PLACE, SOCIAL DISTANCING

QUARANTINE, SEQUESTER, STAY-IN-PLACE, SOCIAL DISTANCING By Jackie Deal Perhaps a laugh, even a giggle, might help us survive the current turmoil. If you feel this is sacrilegious, please, don’t read any farther. And if my sense of humor doesn’t appeal, … Continue reading

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The Three Rs by Jackie Deal

THE THREE Rs By Jackie Deal Readin’, Ritin’, and Rithmetic: that’s what the three Rs used to be. But now? How about Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle? Sure, and how do we apply that to the current toilet paper crises? By … Continue reading

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from the desk of Helaine…

Dear Timber Valley Member, What Now?? What else can possibly happen? Everyday brings news of more cases of Corona Virus, more deaths, more closings, more panic, more shortages. The Corona Virus is a serious disease, particularly for those of our … Continue reading

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What’s Happening with the Park’s Water Usage?

It was just a year ago that we were working on the park’s water system – replacing the water service riser on every lot. That project was completed at the end of April last year. As many of you know, … Continue reading

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Fixing The Hill Above the Wall

By Jackie Deal Weird noises.  Car? Motorcycle? What time is it? 7a.m.!  Stagger to window.  Open shades. And there before me—two humongous, orange pieces of scooper/scraper machinery be-bopping around. Lunch time and an interview request with Randy Bice, Manager, and … Continue reading

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Snowbird Send-Off – Saturday, October 5 at 4PM

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Friends of Ford’s Pond Presentation

Friendship Hour September 20th 3pm. Jim Houseman, Founder and Past President of “Friends of Ford Pond” will be our speaker. Jim will tell us about the pond location, history and development plans of the area. He will also describe the … Continue reading

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