Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Business at University Mall

The University Mall changed its style and expanded. This is one of the newer businesses.

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Fall flowers

These are by the Montgomery Regional Hospital.

Monday, September 28, 2009

Near Mountain Lake

It is not a new town. It is a barn near Mountain Lake in Giles County.

Sunday, September 27, 2009


Part of the entertainment.

Saturday, September 26, 2009

Never stopped raining at game

Big football game at Lane Stadium. The weather was rain all during the game. After a game such as this, even I find it difficult to believe I go to the games for fun, but I do.

Friday, September 25, 2009

Duck Pond Geese

The Duck Pond is popular with the geese.

Thursday, September 24, 2009

Inside the Easy Chair

A worker and a customer at the Easy Chair.

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

The Easy Chair

Popular coffee house called the Easy Chair.

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Bridge of University Mall

Walkway from one office building to another.

Monday, September 21, 2009

Wilderness Trail Festival

The festival brings together crafts persons, entertainers, and civic organizations for a celebration of Christiansburg.

Sunday, September 20, 2009

Fly-over Lane Stadium

Part of the pomp and circumstance of Virginia Tech football games sometimes is a military flyover. The pilots are graduates of the schools playing.

Saturday, September 19, 2009

Football in Blacksburg, Sept. 19

Well, it was exciting. First there had to be a review of the play, then the touchdown was official, and it was in the last seconds.

Friday, September 18, 2009

Clay Court Condos

Condos on Clay Street.

Thursday, September 17, 2009


It was again a beautiful day to play golf and so we did.

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Hokie Birds watching

The Hokie Birds from the art competition last year still stand guard around the community.

Tuesday, September 15, 2009


This building has changed a lot. This used to be the front entrance.

Monday, September 14, 2009

Trees and a pagoda

Just trees and grass.

Sunday, September 13, 2009

Hooptie Mobiles

All the Hooptie Mobiles were lined up this morning. Maybe they had a busy night last night.

Saturday, September 12, 2009

Football in Blacksburg

One of the traditions at Virginia Tech games is that the football team member who has earned the honor of carrying the flag onto the field hands it off to the Corps of Cadet member who has earned the honor of receiving it. This is the moment today.

Friday, September 11, 2009

Greenhouse and Blue Sky

One of the Virginia Tech greenhouses.

Thursday, September 10, 2009

Coffee with Candidates

Town Council candidates are meeting with community members in a series of "Coffee with the Candidates" at a popular coffee house. There are 10 candidates running for town council.

Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Engine 9

Seldom do I get this close to a firetruck. It was parked on the street because the firefighters were at a meeting at the library.

Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Visitors Center

To learn anything about Blacksburg...and the entire New River Valley...visit the Visitors Center.

Monday, September 7, 2009

Flags for Labor Day

Flags were added to the Main St. flowers to celebrate Labor Day.

Sunday, September 6, 2009

Sunset behind town offices

A beautiful late afternoon on Main St.

Saturday, September 5, 2009

Philosophy at a convenience store

Someone created this on the side of a convenience store on Main St. There is more, but a parked car was blocking it.

Friday, September 4, 2009

Quiet downtown

At the start of the holiday weekend, the downtown seems quite

Thursday, September 3, 2009

Door at Price House

Perhaps before the current electronic door bells, knockers were functional.

Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Virginia Tech golf course

It was a perfect day to play golf, so we did.

Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Home snuggled in trees

This home is just two blocks from the Main St. business district