Join us this week, where I tie up some left over junior/high school trauma where I will revisit those terribly awkward moments that somehow made me a better person and an even better dad…
Or, simply stated, I will explain why I am proud to be a Geek Dad.
Ken Denmead has been writing a great blog [...]
We haven’t written for a while. The last weeks in May are always crazy for school teachers. I have been swamped. Someone mentioned that summer break was right around the corner though.
The month of June looks great for family time adventures. We will be attending a few of the following events and we certainly [...]
Artist and friend, fellow dad, Roger Day posted this post up on his blog a few blips ago and I just had to share it. Thanks for the reminder, Roger. To learn more about Roger and his Monkey Brained Music, check out www.rogerday.com.
“Teenage gangs took over my neighborhood on Monday. Aimless and leaderless, random packs [...]
Over the last three years, we have hosted a week celebrating music for families here on www.kidsadventuring.org. We have a great line-up coming along: New cds from Justin Roberts, Dan Zanes, Roger Day, and many of our recent favorites, as well. Keep looking for updates in the coming weeks.
We also hope to chat with the wonderful people at [...]
With Weather Underground (wunderground.com) forecasting an 80% chance
of thunderstorms starting tomorrow morning, the Ciclovía organizers -
RIDE Solutions and Roanoke Parks and Recreation - regret that we must
postpone the May 22nd event. Much of the equipment for the planned
activities is weather-sensitive, there are many people and Roanoke
City departments are involved in the logistics of closing down [...]
Grab your nickels, tap your feet!
Come on out for Ciclovia tomorrow. It is a great way to experience Downtown Roanoke!
Look for the KIVA corner. We’ll have a reading tent, chalk drawing and more.
Here is a little more information:
I took the boys, our gearheads, to our favorite bike shop yesterday - Just the Right Gear.
I have had it with our regular box store helmets. The boys would often complain about their heads getting scratched when they fell from their bikes. They just simply did not have enough coverage and this was upsetting to [...]
The following information was taken from www.roanokeoutside.com (an amazing resource for our area!).
CICLOVIA is a temporary urban space in which neighbors interact with one another and their community through exercise. Streets are closed off to traffic – pedestrians, cyclists, rollerbladers and walkers take over. The circuit includes 1 mile of streets in Downtown Roanoke, surrounding [...]
by Sandra Olson Liatsos
My feet rise
off the planet,
pedal wheels of steel
that sparkle as
they spin me through
the open space I feel -
far beyond the sun,
their orbits never done.
Taken from the book
Bicycle Riding and Other Poems
by Sandra Olson Liatsos
Illustrated by Karen Dugan
Just laying around today? Get out and get those shirts dirty!
Mark up those shirts! Don’t have a shirt yet? E-mails us: at firstname.lastname@example.org. We’ll schedule a time to help you make one. You have to get it dirty yourself!