Don’t forget the amazing resources at your local library!
Here is a picture of the cost of my morning jog along Electric Road in Salem!
Please consider or reconsider your waste today.
I was happy to pick it up along the way, but would appreciate any help in keeping the fees down!
Taken from Tad Dickens at the Roanoke Times at http://blogs.roanoke.com/cutnscratch/2012/06/rest-in-peace-curley-ennis-a-charismatic-guy-with-mountains-of-musical-talent-and-songs/
We were bummed out today to learn that Curley Ennis died on Friday. Ennis, who suffered leukemia, hadn’t played in about the past four years, but he is being remembered by plenty of folks who heard him play and got the chance to hang with him.
A memorial [...]
Hi there folks!
Since January of 2008, the Wild Donahues have been hosting free outdoor adventures for families in the Roanoke Valley. We have had such a wonderful time connecting families with the many outstanding programs available in the area.
We are honored to be a part of making a difference! Another group that is helping to [...]
A KIVA parent just sent us an e-mail asking about our top ten day trips in the area…
We have 15 suggestions:
15. Dixie Caverns… It really is worth the trip.
14. Art By Night in Downtown Roanoke
13. Letterboxing around the Roanoke Valley
12. Star City Skate Center - for those days when it is just too hot!
11. Find [...]
“After taking a wonderful hike today with my children at Roaring Run Recreation Area and picking up two bags full of plastic bottles, I wanted to mention a pledge we made as a family over a year ago to NEVER BUY A BOTTLE OF WATER AGAIN!!
It’s an amazing new fad, one of the most successful [...]
TheRoanokeStar.com has a great article for parents this week by Mr. Keith McCurdy that we would like to point you to today:
Summer Fun… and Service.
Please read the article here:
Imagine our excitement when we were welcomed to the great outdoors by this dobsonfly…
Not many people know it, but Mr. Jon Beard (www.jonbeard.com), the guy who takes all the wonderful KIVA pictures for us, was our biggest inspiration in becoming an outdoor family. He invited us on our first hellgrammite hunt! The hellgrammite is the [...]
Coming from our friends in the WONDERFUL band, lunch money (www.lunchmoneymusic.com…
New CDs arrived tonight! We have shows in Charlotte (NC), Chapel Hill (NC), and Columbia (SC) this weekend. Hits the virtual shelves 6/26. Still warm? Like a cookie?
Make it a rockin’, super-cool summer, Folks!