October 2018

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 looks fine, but stands out like a sore thumb when it doesn’t. Don’t worry, you’re not in trouble for not noticing and raising your hand. One of the reasons this community is calming and nice is that things look pretty nice most of the time. I feel the tranquility viscerally, and the lack of tranquility as well when there’s an eye sore. So….. a big fat “thank you” to everyone who has been cooperative in keeping their lots, homes and vehicles clean, nice, trimmed and in the right places. Serenity adds to our ambience as a community.

Another ‘lovely’ may have been noticed by you if you are a golfer. The old, broken fence posts on the cart path running down the slope from Greene Street to the 15th tee box have been repaired. One more eye sore handled….Read More

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