• Coming home from school on Oct. 21, 2016, Logan Smith lost control of his red Ford F250 hydroplaning on a slick road in Dublin and plunging 35 feet down. The truck rolled over and landed on rocks which compressed the roof, rendering him motionless and trapped in the unseen cab for nearly an hour. A […]

  • Distance Healing

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    Distance Healing

    The ‘tele’ prefix means ‘at a distance,’ which is apropos for describing life these days. Our increased use of the telephone and television may be leaving us with desires to teleport elsewhere – perhaps closer to friends, family or a tropical paradise. But when ‘tele’ is matched with ‘medicine,’ we get what the World Health […]

  • Recently I had the feeling that I was a million miles away from home, yet I had not even left the neighborhood. I was not daydreaming or meditating. I was tucked away in a private poolside oasis at Clay Corner Inn in downtown Blacksburg. For the first time in the bed and breakfast’s 30+ years, […]

  • One day recently Robert Nickell sat in a rocking chair on the front porch of the business he and his wife, Joanna, run, Buffalo Mountain Ziplines. Located in Floyd near the Blue Ridge Parkway, the zipline course is the longest in Virginia, with one of its sections traversing 2,400 feet. A group of zipliners was […]

  • For those looking for a new perspective to enjoy the New River Valley, on the water may be your best bet. Traversing the landscape with the flow of water takes the visitor on a new journey with scenic landscapes, historical adventures, and easy fun for all ages. We start on the Little River, a tributary […]