Archive for 2004

DECEMBER 2004

Deck the Halls… It’s Christmas! Well, almost. So many wonderful things are, or at least should be, part of this time of year. Time with family, wonderful home cooked meals, the smell of special baked goods and trimming the tree!  It’s also time to enjoy the special festivities of the season, Christmas lights, programs and […]

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NOVEMBER 2004

The Right to Vote Almost as soon as you receive this newsletter it will be time for our national elections. We have a wonderful privilege in the United States of choosing our elected officials and peacefully transferring offices, titles and the authority that goes with them. If you watch the news at all, you have […]

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OCTOBER 2004

Storm Shelters Open For Inspection The storm shelters are ready to tour! Everyone in Johanna Woods should have received a letter in the mail by now that provides your shelter designation. On the 9th of October, we will open the South Shelter from 10:00 am until noon so you can come down and look around. […]

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SEPTEMBER 2004

The Eyes of a Stranger It happens all the time. People come into our office who want to live in a manufactured home but NOT in a trailer park. They say, “Wow, we didn’t know there were communities like this!” And that’s because there aren’t too many. You can find trailer parks everywhere, but sub-divisions […]

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AUGUST 2004

“It’s The Little Foxes… …That spoil the vine.” Have you ever heard that phrase? It means it’s the “little” things that cause us trouble. Here’s an example. We insure our homes to protect from flood, fire, storm, etc. But a few little termites can do more harm than we might ever experience from the events […]

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JULY 2004

Happy Birthday – U.S.A!! Did you ever notice as you get older that those birthdays seem to roll around faster and faster each year? Maybe that’s why it seems like we just celebrated our nation’s birthday and here we are celebrating it again! The U.S.A. will be 228 years old this July 4th! As nations […]

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JUNE 2004

The Storm Shelters Are…Almost Done! After delays due to weather, permitting, construction and planning we are almost done! The South shelter is closer to being finished than the North one, but both are close. Fortunately, except for that one wild week we had in April, we haven’t needed them. But, going forward, we won’t have […]

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MAY 2004

Storm Shelters Nearing Completion The exterior of the south shelter is complete and work is now being done to finish the inside. The exterior of the north shelter is almost finished, so weather permitting, we will have usable shelters in just a few more weeks. We have had fairly good weather so far, so construction […]

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APRIL 2004

Home Inspections Ahead Like new flowers and April showers, home inspections are part of Springtime in Johanna Woods. It’s time to shake off the winter doldrums, step back and look at the exterior of our homes and yards and see what needs to be done to freshen things up and make them beautiful. We appreciate […]

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MARCH 2004

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 2004

Johanna Woods Breaks Ground on Storm Shelters and Restructures Office Staff An official groundbreaking ceremony was held on January 6th to kick off construction of the Johanna Woods storm shelters. The event was attended by officials of the Broken Arrow Chamber of Commerce, representatives of the Oklahoma Manufactured Housing Association, Johanna Woods staff and owner, […]

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JANUARY 2004

What Will 2004 Bring You? It’s hard to believe that we are actually on the brink of 2004. This young century has seen it’s share of excitement. At the end of 1999 the world cautiously awaited its arrival, wondering if our technology could handle the change. It did. As 2000 closed, we waited anxiously to […]

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