Archive for 2012

January 2013 Newsletter

Peace on Earth…All Year – in Johanna Woods! Since January  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.  How about a resolution to be a better neighbor in the coming year?  We are firm believers […]

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December 2012 Newsletter

Silent Night, Holy Night… All is calm…at least that is our wish for you this Christmas season!  Trim the tree, get the necessary shopping done and RELAX!  This time of year is supposed to center around faith and family and the blessings they bring into our lives.  If we get caught up in the frenzied […]

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November 2012 Newsletter

The Next President Of The United States Is… Within a few days of receiving this newsletter it will be time for our national elections.  With so much in our country at stake, it is sad that much of what America was founded on is no longer considered relevant by the politicians of either major party.  […]

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October 2012 Newsletter

Critical Election Choices Ahead Every four years as we vote in presidential elections, we face important choices.  And, during each election cycle, we hear endlessly from each party that their candidate is the only one who truly understands and can manage the important issues facing our nation.  It is a wearying process and can be […]

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September 2012 Newsletter

Home Re-Inspections Resume Due to the extremely hot weather we experienced again this summer, we took a brief time-out on our re-inspections.  We did not want any of our residents to be outside during the brutally hot days, trying to meet home repair deadlines.  Now that the weather has returned to normal and more tolerable […]

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August 2012 Newsletter

Waging a War on Weeds With the drought situation we are experiencing in Oklahoma, there is very little that is growing well except the weeds. Crab grass can be mowed down one day and be almost knee high a week later—even without rain. It’s incredible. We are seeing a few lawns each week that need […]

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July 2012

Happy Birthday to US! In 1776, the brave men who signed the Declaration of Independence, launched the United States on a course of freedom from British rule.  236 years later, in our nation’s relatively short history, America has become the most blessed and prosperous nation in the world.  The routine liberties that we enjoy, and […]

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June 2012 Newsletter

Alert Neighbors Did you know that one of the best defenses against crime in any neighborhood is the residents who live there?  Knowing your neighbors and their daily routines is the first defense against crime, because activities that are “unusual”, or strangers who come and go, when your neighbors are normally away, can raise red […]

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May 2012 Newsletter

Memorial Day History Memorial Day was originally called Decoration Day and was intended to be a day when America remembered those who died in the service of our nation.   Memorial Day was officially proclaimed on May 5, 1868 by General John Logan, national commander of the Grand Army of the Republic, in his General Order […]

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April 2012

Welcome Spring! Spring brings a flurry of activity to our world as the temperatures warm, the grass grows, flowers bloom and the days get longer.  What a great time of year!  If we could enjoy all of this without the threat of severe weather, it might just be perfect.  One area that really “blossoms” with […]

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March 2012

Winter and Spring—In the Same Week! Sometimes in the same Day!  When spring arrives it renews the world and our 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 […]

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February 2012

Looking Ahead to Spring! Wow!  What a winter!  We’ve seen some nice previews of spring mixed in with some very cold 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 to take place.  These have proven to be a real […]

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