I love evenings like this. No organized sports, not interruptions. Nowhere to go.
Ashley says it is funny that I am finding myself happy to be home, as it is such a contrast of my days as an early dad. Constantly on the run. Always at the next event.
Tonight, as the kids were working on their [...]
Not a KIVA event, but it sounds like a lot of fun!
HIKE Franklin County Kick Off & Guided Hike
Saturday, April 2
Time: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location: Waid Recreation Area
Time to dust off those hiking shoes, pick up that walking stick and get out of the house! Franklin County along with Carilion Clinic and the Army [...]
Ashley and I were SO honored to have received the award for Citizen(s) of the Year, given by the Salem-Roanoke County Chamber of Commerce! The list of prior recipients was remarkable. Thank you to the board and to the wonderful folks who shared the evening with us. BTW: We were duped! We had no idea!
A Dramatic Multi Media Presentation by the Leader!
“In the spring of 1994 Steven Goryl
led the First Environmental
Expedition to the top of Mt. Everest
(29,035 ft) via the Nepal side of the
mountain. The group included five
climbers, with five Sherpas, and
two of the team members made the
summit without oxygen, becoming
the 3rd and 4th Americans to do so.
The expedition [...]
Just a note to let you know about our tea party on the AT this last Saturday. What a fine adventure it was! Acorn whistles, rock scrambling, hot tea and snow flurries, now that’s a KIVA!
Check out the photos from our event gallery here:
This is a wonderful, short hike to a lovely overlook. We [...]
Join the KIVA Tea Party on the Appalachian Trail STASH Tea has donated lots of yummy teas for the annual tea party on the AT. Come out and help look for signs of spring! Explore using Leave No Trace Principles and have a great time!
Directions taken from the wonderful www.roanokeoutside.com website:
Directions to Trailhead
From Roanoke [...]
Ashley and I were asked to write up a PSA for 101.5 The Music Place (a local community-minded radio station) and this song came to mind. I have listened to it over and over, while reading David Sobel’s wonderful book “Childhood and Nature.” Listen for the PSA on Earth Day in April.
Around here, Wednesday is the new Friday. I always look forward to hearing KEEN HybridLife Radio! Here’s the tagline:
James Curleigh, CEO of KEEN joins the HybridLife Radio show on Wednesday at 1pm pst and he has a BIG announcement and some hilarious personal stories to share as well. Don’t miss this one!
Check it out [...]
According to an article posted today, there is a need to address our available water resources.
“And let us reaffirm our commitment to ending the plight of the more than 800 million people who, in a world of plenty, still do not have the safe drinking water or sanitation they need for a life in dignity [...]
Tuesday night, we are sharing the KIVA stories at Hotel Roanoke, and then hoping to get out to the Downtown Roanoke Library for
Playing in the Dirt!
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location Howery Mezzanine, Roanoke Main Library
706 S. Jefferson Street
Then, we are also still planning for the KIVA Tea Party on the AT this Saturday from [...]