April 2019

THE TRIBUTARY River Island East Home Owners Association http://riehoa.com April 2019 Putting your phone away and paying attention to those talking to you? There’s an App for that. It’s called RESPECT “Summer afternoon, summer afternoon”…two of the most beautiful words in the English language. Summer is close , weather is warm, let’s go play outside….Read More→

March 2019

THE TRIBUTARY River Island East Home Owners Association http://riehoa.com March 2019 Trying to make protein shakes but they keep coming out as margaritas!?! Summertime will be ushered in this year with a Cinco de Mayo Potluck at our swimming pool….. guess when…………………. Cinco de Mayo!!!! Priscilla Mallory is spearheading the event with assistance from Sayoko…Read More→

February 2019

THE TRIBUTARYRiver Island East Home Owners Association http://riehoa.com February 2019Why do drugs after age 60 when you can just stand up too fast? (Anonymous) First up at our really really big shoow (thank you Ed Sullivan) the Annual Meeting Feb 10th, was Tim Carothers, Plant Health Care Manager and Master Arborist, explaining to us the…Read More→

November 2018

THE TRIBUTARY River Island East Home Owners Association http://riehoa.com November 2018 You don’t have to attend every argument to which you are invited. (Something to keep in mind at up-coming family gatherings.) Ode to Trees: You giants, you dwarves; you leaners, you poles; you gnarled fists, you saplings with two leaves; you bare harbingers of…Read More→

October 2018

THE TRIBUTARY River Island East Home Owners Association http://riehoa.com October 2018 Authority without wisdom is like a heavy axe without an edge, fitter to bruise than polish. (Anne Bradstreet) Raise your hand. Who has noticed the freshly painted patch on our entrance wall by the Main Gate? Funny how it is not so noticeable when it…Read More→

September 2018

THE TRIBUTARY River Island East Home Owners Association http://riehoa.com September 2018 Gratitude is a glorious force. (Lazaris) We live in a community of people with differing interests AND communal interests. Managing those interests requires compromise and concessions. What you do on your property affects other people in your community. That’s why we have governing documents,…Read More→

August 2018

THE TRIBUTARY River Island East Home Owners Association http://riehoa.com August 2018 When the power of love is stronger than the love of power, the world will know peace. (Jimi Hendrix) Take a deep breath and try to remember why you moved in here. For perspective, drive thru the West Gate one day and look at…Read More→

June 2018

THE TRIBUTARY River Island East Home Owners Association http://riehoa.com June 2018 We are what we don’t throw away. (Anonymous) Splashy Splashy (Eddie Izzard – stand up) San Joaquin Valley scorching weather has arrived along with the wish to cool off in the swimming pool. It’s beautiful down there and I am so grateful to have it….Read More→

May 2018

THE TRIBUTARY River Island East Home Owners Association http://riehoa.com May 2018 When the power of love is stronger than the love of power, the world will know peace. (Jimi Hendrix) Ricky Racer alert! Ok, greased lightning, ease up on the gas pedal, would ya? The Board is considering speed bump installation in our roads ‘cuz some…Read More→

April 2018

THE TRIBUTARY River Island East Home Owners Association http://riehoa.com April 2018 The problem with aging is not that it’s one damn thing after another—it’s every damn thing, all at once, all the time. (John Scalzi) Water Aerobics So let’s get in shape, cough, cough, cough. I’m busting out the boom box, the pool floaties, and huge brimmed…Read More→