Category Archives: General Interest

THE CAT CARRIER

By Jackie Deal It’s a cat carrier, lets’ call it a “cat taxi”. Maybe Amber will like it better; right now she is highly suspicious. Really, it’s probably all my fault. I bought a cheap “Pet Taxi “at the thrift … Continue reading

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Open Board Position

Announcement The Board is seeking resumes for the vacant Director’s position. Turn your resumes into the Office by September 27, 2021 at the end of the business day 5:00 p.m.

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Cheerios, Ice Cream, and Hershey Bars

Or a thoughtful lesson in economics. Now, before I get too deep in this arcane subject, a brief glimpse into my qualifications. I do not possess a P.H.D in economics. Nor a M.S . My main qualification is B.S. Lots … Continue reading

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IN MEMORIAM GEORGE UTZ

Christine and George Utz moved into Timber Valley R.V. Park on their wedding anniversary, May 21, 2016. They considered it their anniversary present. They were both very happy with Timber Valley and felt it was “home”. George was born in … Continue reading

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IN MEMORIAM CLIFFORD WIGLE

Clifford and Bonnie Wigle moved into Timber Valley R.V. Park Nov 2, 2010. Clifford moved to Callahan Care Facility in 2018 and Bonnie moved to ‘Woodland Senior Estates in Roseburg June 2021 to be closer to Cliff and her daughter. … Continue reading

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Two Years Later

September 26th will mark the two year anniversary of our physical move from Timber Valley. I say physical move because mentally, emotionally, and spiritually we never left. We moved because… I keep trying to answer that. I have never been … Continue reading

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WiFi Update 2

We installed new equipment on several towers in the past 3 days. The new towers will now show up on your computer or phone as “SKPb” The Password has not changed. For security reasons, I am not putting it here, … Continue reading

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Demons

I am beset by demons. I don’t know why, but they are increasing their devilish attacks on me with a vengeance. They started slowly a few years ago, when, I guess, they acquired an effigy doll with my name on … Continue reading

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WiFi UPDATE

Notice to WiFi users: 1. Expect outages over the next several days between 8AM to noon. 2. We will be installing upgraded equipment on Park towers, south of State Canyon. 3. We’ll provide an update after the install. Your Park … Continue reading

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LAYTON Fletcher Memoriam, Lot 86

Framed by the green trees of Timber Valley SKP Park, the red, white and blue flag flies at half-mast. Dipped in honor of Layton Fletcher who passed away August 29, 2021. Layton and his wife Veanna have lived in Timber … Continue reading

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HELP WANTED

Looking for a place to fulfill your co-op responsibilities? Please consider joining the Landscape  Committee. If you weren’t able to sign up at the Annual Meeting, this is your personal  invitation to become part of this dedicated team. You’ll have … Continue reading

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Covid Impressions

by Deborah DeYoung Just returned from a road trip most memorable for its timing – during the weeks the Delta variant now sweeping the country started stomping through our lives here.  Reading about Mercy Hospital being overwhelmed, and then the … Continue reading

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Three Coins on the Dresser

by Fred Prout Well, August 25th rolled around, and my insides are still not put back together. Bummer! As I was walking Kelly that morning, a nurse crossed the street in front of me. “Good morning, rough night?“ “Yes“. As … Continue reading

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Another Bear Story

By Ruby Bonham Seeing the notices of our semi-resident black bear in the park has brought back a lot of memories.  Thus these recollections. My ex was with a friend when he bought two baby black bears.  He said he … Continue reading

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Cancer Support Group to Meet Thursday, September 2

The first gathering of the CANCER support group was very successful and we are looking forward to our next gathering to be held at Jeanine Wainwright’s lot #103, Thursday, Sept. 2 at 10 am. We’ll be meeting outdoors, wearing masks, … Continue reading

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From the Front Lines: Covid at Mercy Hospital Roseburg

What does it take? Do you people have to be hit over the head with a shovel? Mercy Hospital, Our Mercy Hospital is overloaded. National Guard soldiers are manning the Admission tables ( I’ve been there, seen it.) Latest statistics: … Continue reading

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Room Reservations at Clubhouse

Here’s the latest from Jacks & Jills!!! There have been several questions about who do I call to reserve a room at the clubhouse? I’m the person.  As co-chair of Jacks and Jills, I make the reservations for the rooms … Continue reading

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Covid is Personal

By Jackie Deal It’s real!  It ain’t funny! Nor fun. Covid 19 is real; it’s worse than it’s ever been.  And, yes, we’re tired of the masks, stay home, 6 foot distance…blah! Blah! Blah! But you know what? We can’t … Continue reading

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Exposed to Covid? Get Tested, Right?

By Jackie Deal It’s so simple, right?  You’re exposed to Covid 19 (Delta variant maybe), so you get tested.  If positive, you quarantine, fret and stew.  If negative, you go out and celebrate.  Right? Nope, it ain’t so simple. We … Continue reading

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Will We Ever Be Rid of Covid? Observations

by Thom Hoch #31 Like your worst dream… it’s back.  I’m talking about the Covid Virus. Since I’m in quarantine after having been exposed recently, I have a little more time to pay attention to the news, to read more, … Continue reading

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