Category Archives: General Interest

The Gift of Life

By Cathy Deyo Perhaps some info on why donating blood and what happens before and during the procedure will encourage first timers to donate. I have been donating for 50 years and feel it is a duty and a blessing.  … Continue reading

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A Relative of the Common Cold

By Jackie Deal Ahh-chew! “Doggone cold.  It’s my third one this year”.  We can send a man to the moon, why can’t we find a cure for the common cold?  Did you know that your common cold is related to … Continue reading

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Amber Does Know What a Mouse Is

By Jackie Deal Amber (my cat) is playing with one of her stuffed mousies in the corner. Isn’t that cute? She’s acting like it’s a real mouse. That’s so cu-uUUUT !! A 2 ½ inch dark brown mouse streaked across … Continue reading

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Volunteers Needed to Install Rubber Mats on Pathways – Wednesday May 25 @ 9am

Please join in a group activity to install the rubber mats on the remaining pathways. Everyone is invited…you don’t have to be a member of a particular Committee.  Many hands make light work. We need a good turnout for this. … Continue reading

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FDA Jif Peanut Butter Recall (Salmonella)

The FDA, along with CDC and state and local partners, are investigating a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Senftenberg infections linked to certain Jif peanut butter products. View the FDA’s Jif product recall list.

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TV Log May 22, 2022

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Community Garden Group Guided Tour of Douglas County Master Gardeners’ Discovery Garden Tuesday May 24 11am

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Lunch Is Served and More

By Jackie Deal Thursdays Home from an exhausting physical therapy: tired, depleted and hungry. And what did I find waiting for me? A wonderful “Meals on Wheels” dinner: beef tacos, corn salsa, refried beans and to top it off a … Continue reading

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Rabinowitz’s Pork Roll

By Fred Prout I like beer. Actually, I love beer. I especially love the taste of beer. Bock, Porter, Stout. The thick, dark, stand up a spoon in it, beer. Or, a really hoppy ale. Taste is everything. I know … Continue reading

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Thar’s Gold (Music) In Them Thar Hills

By Jackie Deal “That’s Gold in Them Thar Hills” (thank you Bugs Bunny, actually “Yosemite Sam”). Friday afternoon the gold was music! For the first time in a l-o-n-g time the Timber Valley clubhouse rang with music. With music and … Continue reading

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Music Fest Photos and Video

Thanks to all who made yesterday’s Friday Social Hour Music Fest a great success!

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Siskiyou Smokejumper Base Museum

By Cathy Deyo A great day trip is a visit to the Siskiyou Smokejumper Base museum. It is four miles south of Cave Junction at the Illinois Valley Airport. It is an important part of southern Oregon history. Our tour … Continue reading

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Friday May 13 3pm Music Fest Social Hour

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Strawberries

by Jackie Deal “Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered weak and weary”…. Well, it was more like 7 a.m. but it felt like midnight. And yes, I felt weak and weary as I peered bleary eyed into my … Continue reading

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Kentucky Derby Photo Gallery

Thanks to everyone who made the Kentucky Derby event a great success!

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Community Garden Group Events

At our first official educational event, Herbalist Amber Merrifield enlightened us with information about the growing and use of herbs. In a former life, Amber worked in veterinary medicine giving anesthesia, animal critical care, pharmacology and biomedical treatment.

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A Slippery Slope?

By Fred Prout Well, it finally happened this morning. Despite fighting tooth and nail to prevent it for many years, and with every fiber of my being, it happened. Now bear in mind that every terrible event in our lives … Continue reading

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Another Boring Saturday Morning?  We’ve Got the Cure.

Come on out to the Clubhouse for Saturday morning coffee and donuts.  $1:50.  Yep, $1:50 for all the coffee you want and fresh wonderful donuts from Henry’s Donut shop.  Why, a cup of coffee costs $2.  Or $2:50.  And donuts?  … Continue reading

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Coasting Along

By Jackie Deal Two L.O.L.s (Little Old Ladies) camping on the Oregon coast for two weeks. Safely parked and now exploring.  The R.V. park was south of town; driving into town they passed a sign, “Darlingtonia ¼ mile”.   LOL #1:  … Continue reading

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Open Workshop on Display of Political Signage – May 04, 2022 at 1:00pm

There will be an Open Board Workshop on May 04, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. to receive the membership’s input on whether the park should consider rules limiting the display of political signage on a member’s lot. This workshop is for … Continue reading

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