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We Have a Conundrum! Murder Mystery Dinner December 24

By Jackie Deal We have a conundrum! I’ve heard tell that some folks won’t come to the murder mystery dinner on Dec. 24th if it’s called a Christmas Dinner. That’s not all, there are those who won’t come if it’s … Continue reading

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In Memoriam – Shirley Barris

Timber Valley is saddened to hear of the recent passing of member Shirley Barris, Lot #195. Shirley passed away on September 10, 2023. Leon and Shirley Barris moved in to Timber Valley on November 12, 1998 from Havasu Lake, California. … Continue reading

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In Memoriam, Keike Johnson

Her name was “Cake-ee” not Kee-key and with gentle good humor, she would let you know. Few of us knew her real name was Virginia. Keike and her husband Bob were well known in the park; attending many functions including … Continue reading

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When Did Timber Valley Begin?

By Jackie Deal

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Chair Volleyball

Wheelchair volleyball? Not necessarily. Generally just plain ole chairs. A nasty hard volleyball? No. A nice soft squishy beach ball. And a low net. Put six or so folks in those chairs, add the big ball and fun begins. Some … Continue reading

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David Sawaya, In Memoriam

By Jackie Deal Dave Sawaya lived life to the fullest even after losing a leg to cancer in 1992. We knew him as a man on crutches hopping circles around us and laughingly piloting his electric cart wherever he wanted. … Continue reading

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Jerry Hatch, In Memoriam

One of the more colorful members of Timber Valley left us on August 23, 2022. Jerry Hatch passed away in his sleep August 23. He would have been 90 years old October 23, 2022. Jerry and Darlene Hatch moved into … Continue reading

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From Both Sides Now

By Jackie Deal (Blame Fred Prout, he started this!) I’ve looked at clouds from both sides now From up and down and still somehow It’s clouds illusions I recall I really don’t know clouds at all. Joni Mitchell was 23 … Continue reading

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Amber and the Prescription RX

By Jackie Deal “Just insert the syringe (no needle) into the corner of the cat’s mouth and squirt in the medicine.” Amber has been prescribed an appetite stimulant one ml. twice a day. There’s no way to camouflage it like … 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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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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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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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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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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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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Amber, I’m Sorry

By Jackie Deal “There is no joy in Mudville, mighty Casey (Jackie) has struck out.” (Or something like that.) No “Hip, Hip, Hooray.” No “Whoopi!” Maybe just a “Whoo”. You see, I‘ve just had my six week check-up after total … Continue reading

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WIDDER WOMEN

By Jackie Deal It started around coffee, three women talking. “Ya’ know there’s so much about my rig that I don’t know anything about.”

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EVERYBODY NEEDS A SCRATCHING POST

By Jackie Deal Amber is lost! Disappeared! Not to be found. I’ve looked everywhere. High. Low. Her favorite hidey hole. No Amber. The water heater repairman-prone across the kitchen floor, head under the sink- mumbles “I didn’t let the cat … Continue reading

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