Saturday, October 31, 2009

Halloween on Harding Ave.


A few Halloween symbols behind the flowers.

Friday, October 30, 2009

Horses on a Hill


There is a new horse barn near the Hill Golf Course. These horses probably are part of it.

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Football's influence


Another aspect of Virginia Tech football is a need for parking spaces. Many churches open their lots to the out-of-towners who come to the games--for a fee, of course.

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

My tree--a year later


About a year ago, this project started with a pix of this tree. It grew a little; the deer ate the flowers; no one would plant new flowers.

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Sign for a Kent Square business

A night scene of businesses in the Kent Square building: a bank and a tanning salon.

Monday, October 26, 2009

Corporate Research Center entrance

The CRC is home to many businesses.

Sunday, October 25, 2009

Layers of hills

There is a series of hills on one side of Blacksburg that is visible from the golf course.

Saturday, October 24, 2009

About a week later



It took about a week for this tree to change and the sky to be blue.

Friday, October 23, 2009

Colorful Playground

It was a cool, overcast day. The playground didn't attract anyone.

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Literacy Volunteers

Serious Scrabble playing to raise money for the Literacy programs.

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

A fall walk

The arboretum is showing the change of season on this beautiful day.

Along a sidewalk

Some walkways are paved and easy to walk and still have the beauty of a woodland stroll.

Monday, October 19, 2009

Farmers Market redo


The remodeling of the Farmers' Market is underway.

Sunday, October 18, 2009

Geese over the first hole

The geese live at the Duck Pond and are visible as they travel through the area.

Saturday, October 17, 2009

YMCA Community Garden, october


End of the season at the Y Community Garden.

Friday, October 16, 2009

Falling leaves


These trees are along Washington St. Washington St. is a major street through the Virginia Tech campus, but at this point it appears to be a country lane.

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Rehearsal room

Students practice a sword-fight scene in the
rehearsal room of the new Black Box theater at Virginia Tech.

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Black Box Theatre from inside

The new Black Box Theatre is part of the Henderson Hall Renovation and adds a new, structure to the arts district. It is part of Virginia Tech's emphasis on Sustainability.

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Tree in honor of friend


Blacksburg planted a tree in honor of my friend's late husband. The new tree is way in the back of the Price House garden. My friend is active in the community landscape organization. Behind the tree for her husband is another tree in honor of her work.

Monday, October 12, 2009

Bus stop on Fairfax

This bus stop had to be tucked into the hill.

Sunday, October 11, 2009

Fall Leaf Festival


Nearby Bland County celebrated the change of season with a Festival of Leaves.

Saturday, October 10, 2009

Homecoming for Va. Tech


Virginia Tech scored. It was Homecoming for the University.

Friday, October 9, 2009

Skyline early october


The skyline on a lovely day.

Thursday, October 8, 2009

Fire Prevention Week parade


Fire trucks from the region participate in a parade to create awareness of this important group.

Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Major intersection


Lovely day, traffic is as busy as it ever is, candidate signs are appearing.

Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Candidate Forum


The League of Women Voters of Montgomery County sponsors candidate forum prior to elections. One of these was to give people a chance to meet the candidates for Blacksburg Town Council.

Monday, October 5, 2009

Under the bridge


The bridge over the New River Gorge is stark against the sky. From underneath, it doesn't seem so large.

Sunday, October 4, 2009

Auto Experts on Main St.


This business has been on Main St. for decades. Businesses around it changed but it has not.

Saturday, October 3, 2009

Sunlight on plant


It seems to look like brushes.

Friday, October 2, 2009

Newer of two roundabouts


Though they are still somewhat controversial, two roundabouts are in use. This is on Broce Dr.

Thursday, October 1, 2009

October skyline


View from Crestwood Dr.