Category Archives: General Interest

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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WE WONDER WHERE THE WATER WENT

it came about in the year 2022 after the Covid restrictions were lifted (sort of) that two L.O.L.s (Little Old Ladies) decided it was time to take an RV

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In Memoriam, David Arndorfer

Timber Valley’s flag dipped to half-staff for the passing of a very active park member.  David Arndorfer had been on the Board of Directors, Finance Committee, By-laws Committee and Audit Committee. David passed away April 17, 2022 after almost 30 … Continue reading

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Brain Fa*ts

First of all, my apologies. I know this is not my best work. Last month I had another mini stroke.

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Board Members Needed!

Each year the Board of Directors directs the Election Committee to recruit candidates for the upcoming three (3) openings on the board.  All members are encouraged to apply. Some of the requirements include attending regular and special meetings, participating in … Continue reading

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A Jane Doe Story

by Sharon Elliot, lot 36 A really interesting real story. Yesterday I received a call from an 805 area code with the name of Kylie. I did not recognize the caller and ignored it. Later seeing she had left a … Continue reading

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A Special Happy Hour

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Ratcheds Redux

by Fred Prout Now that the weather is getting a bit toasty inland, tourists are visiting en masse. Rental houses and motels are chock full of visitors. Local merchants are opening extra hours to accommodate them. Great to see. Now … Continue reading

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Marilyn Eykel, in Memoriam

She was known as the “rock painting lady” and many Timber Valley residents were recipients of her beautiful rocks.  Marilyn and her companion Sally Hankins split their time between Talent, Oregon, where she had a home, Timber Valley and Arizona.  … Continue reading

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What Goes Around

By Fred Prout Some memories stay with you forever. Some fade away, half forgotten, until something pokes them with a stick to waken them. Like a dormant hornet’s nest. Ready to start buzzing and attacking your brain. Insisting on getting … Continue reading

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