Archive for 2007

DECEMBER 2007

Christmas Traditions Every family has them. Those unique holiday observances that are special to you and yours. Maybe it’s a special custom or practice that directs when and how you decorate the tree. Maybe it’s a special family meal. These are the things that childhood memories are all about. They also become the endearing and […]

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NOVEMBER 2007

Oklahoma Turns 100! Oklahoma! where the wind comes sweepin’ down the plain…and the rest, as they say, is history. Our history. As we celebrate 100 years of statehood on November 16th, it seems appropriate to look back at some of the more memorable events of our past. The first recorded history of Oklahoma goes way […]

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OCTOBER 2007

The Long View- Long Term Goals Over the years we have had numerous sets of parents, children, and grandparents who have made their individual homes in Johanna Woods at the same time. We currently have at least 12 ìsetsî of 3 gene-ration families who have chosen to make our community their home. We also have […]

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SEPTEMBER 2007

The Long View- Long Term Goals Did you know that your community is privately owned? You probably have not had reason to know that and even less reason to think about how important that fact is to you personally. But, make no mistake, that fact is a big part of why Johanna Woods is a […]

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AUGUST 2007

The Long View – Long Term Associations Did you ever have a family doctor that retired? Or a trusted service provider that closed a business or moved? It’s difficult to know who to call when something like that happens. Long term associations are built over time by working with people over and over and being […]

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JULY 2007

Happy Birthday U.S.A! It’s Independence Day! 231 years ago the United States declared our independence from British rule and became a sovereign nation. And in the course of our nation’s relatively short history, America has become the most blessed and prosperous nation in the world. The blessings of liberty that we enjoy today were costly […]

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JUNE 2007

The Long View-Long Term Value Well! After several rainy weeks and a few other delays, all of the initial inspections are complete. If you have not received a copy of your inspection, you need to call the office so we can get another copy out to you. Every year, the tremendous benefits of our annual […]

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MAY 2007

The Long View Have you ever heard the phrase, “take the long view”? It means looking at the long-term effects of an action, or decision, rather than just focusing on the immediate result. We are a society that has come to expect immediate results in everything we do. E-mail, instant messaging, microwaves, computers and high-speed […]

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APRIL 2007

The Community Yard Sale is On! Well, it is official! We will be having a community yard sale this year! What a great opportunity to get rid of some of that “stuff” we all collect, can’t live without, and then are willing to get rid of for next to nothing! The planned date for this […]

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MARCH 2007

Preparing For All Aspects of Spring The arrival of Spring brings ìnewnessî to our world and community.  Flowers bloom, trees and grass become green again, temperatures warm and sunny days are longer!  What a wonderful time of year.  Wouldn’t it be nice if the grass would turn green, grow to just the right length and […]

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FEBRUARY 2007

Wishing for Spring! Wow! What a winter! We’ve seen a few teasing previews of spring mixed in with some very harsh reminders that it is still Winter. But, spring will eventually arrive. And that means it will be time once again for the 4-sided inspections on each home in the community. These have proven to […]

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JANUARY 2007

Peace on Earth…at Least in Johanna Woods Now, before you think the office calendar didn’t get changed and we don’t know it’s January, keep reading! Since it is a time when folks make resolutions for the new year, it seemed like a good time to offer a suggestion that can apply to all of us. […]

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