Category Archives: General Interest

A Little Day/Night Music

I hate to admit it, but the losses of the past year, and the isolation imposed by the virus, have left me fighting a daily battle with depression. Most days it’s a draw, some days I win, some I lose. … Continue reading

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Timber Valley Park Membership

Come on people, support your Park. Step up and run for an open Board position. Thank you so much. The deadline for resumes to be in the Office is Friday April 23 by 5:00 PM, Jeannie

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Cold Weather III

When you live in Florida there are certain things that seem to be mandated by law. In no particular order, they are sun, humidity, bugs, time share sales, and visitors. Particularly in cold weather. Particularly when you live within an … Continue reading

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IN MEMORIAM, JERDIS LARSON

“He will be missed”. Jerdis Ray Larson will be missed not only by family but by his many friends in Timber Valley R.V.  Park.  Jerdis and Joan moved into Timber Valley in 1991 after retiring and beginning to travel full-time … Continue reading

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Landscape Work Session Starting

Landscape Committee Work Sessions Starting It’s that time of year to get our Park spruced up.  The Landscape Committee will start meeting for work sessions every Friday at 9:00 am starting this Friday, April 9.  Meet at the Clubhouse. Members and Non-members alike are … Continue reading

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Covid Vaccine Locally

AVIVA Health Service will be administering vaccines at the Sutherlin Community Center, 150 S Wiliamette Street, on April 6th and 8th. Times are 8:00 AM to 11:30 and 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM both days. An appointment is required. Call … Continue reading

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Covid Weight Gain

by Ruby Bonham My dog has Covid Weight Gain!  How did my slim , trim and healthy dog expand to over twenty pounds.  We will NOT discuss her owner’s weight gain.  I have heard the chatter around the park of … Continue reading

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Ailurophile

by Jackie Deal Yep, I’m an “ailurophile.  Don’t call 911 and it’s okay, I’m not contagious.  An ailurophile is a cat lover.  I’m unemotional, pragmatic, blah, blah, blah; no way could I fall in love with a cat. But there … Continue reading

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Clubhouse Use Guidelines from the Board

Due to recent improvement in the number of new Covid-19 cases in Douglas County, this is an update and clarification of guidelines for the use of the Clubhouse as of this date. –> The Clubhouse remains closed for all social … Continue reading

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A Brief History of Time

A Brief History of Time, by Fred Prout With apologies to Stephen Hawking. Don’t yell. (Sorry,I couldn’t help it.) Time is not measured by day or night. Or months, years, or seasons. It used to be, but no more. The … Continue reading

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His Mama was a Chicken

A Short Story for Kids and Seniors by Ruby Bonham The little Silkie chicken squirmed on her nest.  That one big egg was about to wear a blister on her bottom side and she was sure she was getting a … Continue reading

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ShakeAlert – Earthquake Early Warning System

2 pages… please click above to see page 2

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Board Members Needed for 2021 – 2024 Term

The Board of Directors has directed the Election Committee to recruit candidates for the regular yearly openings on the Board. There are three (3) openings for Board Director for a term of 3 years starting in July of this year … Continue reading

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Singing in the Rain

SINGING IN THE RAIN by Fred Prout There are three different stories here , so pay attention ! Among the many musical performers Rita and I absolutely loved, the very top of the list was Judy Collins. Over the years,we … Continue reading

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Cancer Closet #3

I am not a patient, I am player. We are incredibly blessed to have top notch medical facilities right in our community. Mercy Hospital has been judged as one of the top 20 rural hospitals in the country. And with … Continue reading

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Resume’s Wanted for Open Board Position

The Board of Directors has directed the Election Committee to seek resume’s from motivated members to complete the Board term vacated by the recent passing of Gene Fisher.  The term of this position will end in July of 2022. If … Continue reading

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D.S.T., Benson and Lemonade

by Fred Prout This is not the story I was going to write today. In fact, Rita wanted it locked away forever.  Sorry, my love, but daylight savings time is here. The bars are rattling, and the laughter (I hope … Continue reading

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Into Each Life

By Jackie Deal I’ve been had! Shiny black hair, beautiful golden eyes.  And a sparkling white tuxedo.  Love and spunk in one adorable package.  Yes, I have a cat…no, wait a minute.  The cat has me!  Amber, that’s her name, … Continue reading

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Monsters

by Fred Prout I have created a monster. Actually a whole cell block of monsters. Rita and I had over forty years of adventures. Each one had multiple stories associated with it. I find that it has become very difficult … Continue reading

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CHOICES

by Ruby Bonham When we look at our world today the words that most often come to mind are: Chaos, Horror, Hopelessness, Fear, Anger, Pandemic. Of all these words Fear is the root that triggers the rest. Fear of the … Continue reading

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