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Needless Needles or Not?

Yesterday’s meeting was a big success! First, we all laughed out loud (seriously LOL) hearing Verlan’s hilarious anxiety about preparing and attending Toast Masters on Tuesdays. Wednesday is a fantastic, glorious day … but Tuesdays… oh dear… well Tuesday are … Learn More

09 Dec 2015
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Two Technologies

This week we had the opportunity to hear about two very different technologies! Yes, building 8 foot long boats in the dining room (well why not?!) and a more contemporary invention called Periscope. We heard that Richard, who is just … Learn More

02 Dec 2015
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Pets from Around the World!

Thanks to our tour guide Steve, today we traveled from Kenya to Cambodia, from Camus to Colorado, and then back to Lake Michigan, whew … an exciting and unbelievable journey!

Today we heard about a white fluffy bunny, scary attack … Learn More

17 Nov 2015
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Bacon Jalapeno Chocolate Chip Cookies

Don’t worry. That’s not a typo. Thanks to Jennifer’s generosity we had the opportunity to sample these delicious cookies. My first thought was bacon…..good, jalapeno’s………good, Chocolate chip cookies……..GOOD. Bacon Jalapeno Choco chip cookies……I was iffy, but they were fantastic. Just … Learn More

05 Aug 2015
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Infomercials-I’m sold!

What a fun theme today. We learned what makes a youtube video great and how you can use that to make friends. We also had a step-by-step replay of the Oregon Ducks season. All of the highs and the lows. … Learn More

14 Jan 2015
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Infomercials

This is Anna Kasperovich with an amazing new innovation for you.

Is life getting a bit boring already?

Do you feel like your public speaking skills could use some improvement?

Well, I’ve got the product for you- The Timber Talkers … Learn More

12 Jan 2015
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Did someone say Charades?

Our first meeting of 2015 was a rousing success.  We had two speeches, one of them a hot seat speech, that focused on setting New Years Resolutions that are positive, encouraging and manageable.  Yea, I know.  You don’t normally hear … Learn More

07 Jan 2015
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Top ten reasons to come to Timbertalker’s meeting this week: by Stephen Hemminger

10. I am Toastmaster
9. You will be refreshed after the long holiday break.
8. Someone besides me gets to hear Debra speak.
7. See Tom practice his evaluation skills before the next contest
6. James will be watching our … Learn More
05 Jan 2015
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Happy New Years!!

2014 has dwindled in the shadow of 2015.  2015 holds our  hopes, dreams, and challenges.  Let’s prepare for these challenges by refocusing on our speaking goals.  Making the most of our weekly meetings by having Toastmasters work for us.  I’m … Learn More

01 Jan 2015
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How do you know December is here?

I’m already sick of the holiday commercials. Radio stations are playing holiday music. I have a Turkey hang-over, and today it has rained, snowed, hailed, the sun shined, snowed again mixed with sleet.  And Tuesday is our regular scheduled meeting … Learn More

29 Nov 2014
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