Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Main St. book store

The logo for another book store on Main St.

Monday, March 30, 2009

Building that fits

This building on North Main St. seems to fit into its site.

Sunday, March 29, 2009

Stream near Virginia Tech

Several streams played roles in the layout of Blacksburg. This one is still visible for a section before it goes under Stanger St.

Saturday, March 28, 2009

Bus stop on North Main at Maple Ridge

Almost the end of the bus route...

Friday, March 27, 2009

Weeping Willow by Prices Fork Road

This willow tree by Prices Fork Road is in a tiny green space amid major roads and businesses.

Thursday, March 26, 2009

Poor Billy's patio on Jackson St.

Still not warm enough for outdoor dining.

Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Main St.

Still feels chilly, but some people are dressing as if Spring were here

Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Used to be site of concerts

Henderson Lawn is on College Ave, corner of Main St.

Monday, March 23, 2009

Tragedy and Comedy at the Lyric

The Greek masks are part of the Lyric Theatre building.

Sunday, March 22, 2009

Lofts at the Lyric

Downtown lofts have become part of the lifestyle in Blacksburg. The Lofts at the Lyric are in a building that dates from 1929.

Saturday, March 21, 2009


Two Yamahas and a Triumph.

Friday, March 20, 2009

Spring lambs

The spring lambs at the Moore farm are visible from Prices Fork Road.

Thursday, March 19, 2009

First round of the NIT

Virginia Tech's men's basketball team beat Duquesne 116-108 after two overtimes at Cassell Colsieum. Tech will host the second round Saturday.

Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Rocky front yard

The front yard of this home on Nicholas St. has a massive rock formation.

Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Celtic band playing for St. Patrick's Day

Music is part of the celebration of St. Patrick's Day.

Monday, March 16, 2009

One end of Jackson St.

Jackson St. is a fascinating street. It has a variety of businesses, homes, and sights.

Sunday, March 15, 2009

House with bridge to entrance

The building designer used the terrain and added a bridge to reach the front door of this home on Landsdown Dr.

Saturday, March 14, 2009

Construction site for new Arts Center

Banner on the fence is photos from the theatre arts programs. It is in front of the new arts center construction site on College Ave.

Friday, March 13, 2009

Sad Sports Bar Viewers

Virginia Tech lost 79-76 in the ACC quarterfinals to No. 1 UNC and the patrons in this downtown restaurant were sad.

Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Firestation on Jackson St.

The main entrance for the firestation is on Jackson St. and the vehicle entrance is on Progress St.

Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Fence on College Ave.

Sometimes this fence is used for art shows.

Monday, March 9, 2009

Recreation fields from the Huckleberry

Today the weather is spring-like so the Huckleberry trail is crowded. The recreation fields are visible, but not accessible, from the Huckleberry.

Sunday, March 8, 2009

In Squires Student Center, College Ave.

Roanoke Symphony Orchestra string virtuosi, David Stewart Wiley, conductor, presented "Serenade for Strings" last night at Squires Recital Salon on the Virginia Tech campus

Saturday, March 7, 2009

Not a tree house

Beautiful home at the corner of Landsdown and Cedarview drives. I was not in a tree; the home is in a valley.

Friday, March 6, 2009

Huckleberry Trail curve

Huckleberry Trail near the airport runway. This is near one of the two mile marker 1.

Thursday, March 5, 2009

Main St. at Jackson St.

The snow melted on a warm day.

Wednesday, March 4, 2009


This may be the last of a study of the snow. Today is warm and the snow is melting.

Tuesday, March 3, 2009

Cold, so snow didn't melt

The snow stayed another day.

Monday, March 2, 2009

Morning View

Trees under a winter sky.

Sunday, March 1, 2009

March came in like a lion

A snow storm covered Blacksburg with several inches of snow by 4 p.m.