Archive for 2003

DECEMBER 2003

Tis the Season The season where we think of home and family and the many blessings in our lives. It’s the joyful season that brings out the kid in all of us! It’s the season of wonderful baked goods, candies and hot chocolate on a cold evening. How wonderful to walk into a warm kitchen […]

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NOVEMBER 2003

Happy Thanksgiving When we think about this holiday, we normally think about the Pilgrims landing in Plymouth and celebrating their first harvest, the next year, in December of 1621. This may be the best known observance, but it is not the earliest. A few years before, in 1607 there were Thanksgiving services held in Jamestown, […]

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OCTOBER 2003

Private vs. Corporate Ownership: Staying the Course As we have seen. the dip in our economy affects everyone, businesses, individuals, schools, etc. The chaos in the manufactured housing industry, and specifically in financing has created vacancies in many communitites as repossessed homes have been auctioned off too and moved by dealers all over the state. […]

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SEPTEMBER 2003

Private vs. Corporate Ownership Did you know that your community is privately owned? You might not have had reason to know that and even less reason to think about how important this it to you personally. But, make no mistake, this is one of the reasons that Johanna Woods residents don’t live in a “trailer […]

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AUGUST 2003

Does Your Home Look Better This Year Than It Did Last Year? Hopefully, it does! So many of our Johanna Woods residents keep their homes in such lovely fashion that not much work is needed year to year. Thanks to each of you for making and keeping your homes so beautiful. Every home-site-built or manufactured-needs […]

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JULY 2003

Happy Birthday – U.S.A!! Independence Day is almost here once again. And this year the City of Broken Arrow is planning one of the largest fireworks shows in the entire state. The Glory Daze Family Spectacular will take place on Friday, July 4th at the Indian Springs Sports Complex, located at Aspen and 131st Street. […]

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JUNE 2003

Do You Know Your Neighbors? Did you know that one of the best defenses against crime in any neighborhood is the residents who live there? How well do you know who lives next door to you? Are there different people living there today than were there yesterday? In Johanna Woods, we make a practice of […]

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MAY 2003

Summertime in Oklahoma! Are You Ready? Remember what they say about the weather in Oklahoma? If you don’t like the weather here, just stick around for a minute and it will probably change! Well, summer approaches. The pool will be opening at the end of the month and all the kiddos in Johanna Woods are […]

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APRIL 2003

Our Nation at War… This writing occurs on the morning of March 20th, after the United States began military action in Iraq the night before. There is a time lapse between this writing and when it actually reaches the doors of our residents. This time difference is due to preparing the newsletter so that it […]

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MARCH 2003

Stormy Weather—and Storm Shelters are on the Way! Hopefully, the storm shelters will arrive first! Johanna Woods has been investigating how to provide everyone in the community with shelter in the event of a tornado for a couple of years now. The decision has been made and construction on two, free-standing above ground shelters is […]

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FEBRUARY 2003

Spring—and Inspections—are Just Around the Corner! It’s been an unusual Winter in Oklahoma! We’ve seen a few teasing previews of Spring mixed in with some harsh reminders that it is still January! And with the snow we have had already this year, don’t forget, we often see our heaviest snowfalls in March. It’s not quite […]

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JANUARY 2003

Could 2003 Be The Best Year of Your Life? It certainly could be! But if so, it will probably be up to you to a great degree. In real estate they have a saying, ìlocation, location, locationî, because that is one of the most important factors in real estate being a profitable investment. In life, […]

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