Roanoke Valley localities to hold 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony
This year marks the 10-year anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on our country. In recognition of this occasion, on Sunday, Sept. 11, the public safety departments of the Roanoke Valley will host a regional remembrance ceremony in downtown Roanoke. This is an opportunity for residents of the Roanoke [...]
I would offer this song to my lovely wife Ashley today. Probably best that I let this wonderful voice offer it instead.
Bruce Cockburn is coming to Kirk Avenue Music Hall in Roanoke at the end of September. Just had the song on my mind and found this little gem. This is a [...]
Sharing an upcoming event in Roanoke, coming up on Labor Day at Reserve Avenue Fields:
Join us in a walk for kids!
CCC aids children and their families through foster care, adoption, refugee resettlement, counseling, immigrant services, supervised visitation, St. Francis Food Pantry, and many other programs.
At Labor of Love, walkers will travel a two-mile loop [...]
The Wild Donahues (Poppins now makes six!) hit the trails yesterday checking out a new selection of trails available at the Poor Mountain Nature Preserve. We had heard word from the fantastic Mr. Pete Eshelman of www.roanokeoutside.com that the trails had been finished. The Donahues took the challenge and hit the trails. Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful.
While I am easing into the school year, I am reposting some found sounds from around the neighborhood, facebook and beyond.
Here’s one from our very own house…
Our youngest was eating kielbasa and potatoes and commented to Ashley that he was really enjoying his potatoes and Chewbacca!
Indeed, power meal of the future…
“I can burn a poptart anywhere…”
Our friend and superpowered media pal, Miranda Beck…
Check out Miranda’s work with the So Salem and the Roanoke Times!
Continuing to share fun stuff that my friends are sharing around the area (while I get my bearings - getting back into the swing at school), here is a little wonderful detail sent by our buddy Pete Eshelman of www.roanokeoutside.com. Thanks Pete!
Looking for something new to explore this weekend?
POOR MOUNTAIN NATURAL AREA PRESERVE
Poor Mountain Natural [...]
Continuing to share nuggets of wisdom found on the internet by friends and heroes…
Kristine - a super-cool, wonder of a mom (also a KIVA mom):
Her favorite Seussvillian quote is:
“Think and wonder, wonder and think.” - Dr. Seuss
To learn more about the amazing life of an amazingly talented man, Theodor Geisel Seuss,
check out http://www.seussville.com
I received an e-mail from Sorcerer and Nature of Science Teacher Supreme - Dr. Michael Bentley, which was sent to the members of the class I am taking, the Hollins Elelmentary Science Institute for Teachers. This quote was so inspiring to me this summer. I enjoyed so many wonderful adventures with the kids. We even used this quote [...]