Tuesday, August 31, 2010


Practicing taking sunrise photos

Monday, August 30, 2010

Main St. decor

One of the plantings at the corner of Main and Jackson streets.

Sunday, August 29, 2010

St. Mary's Church windows

Windows in the sanctuary.

Saturday, August 28, 2010

Motor Mile Speedway

Racing is popular and this track attracts large crowds.

Friday, August 27, 2010

Tree on E. Roanoke St.

A tree at the side of the road.

Thursday, August 26, 2010

Pipes in a fence

Lines and corners

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Bank in Mall

Arches at the drive thru of a bank.

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Eastern Montgomery Elementary

A new school will open in Elliston.

Monday, August 23, 2010

Shades of Green

A tree on East Roanoke St.

Sunday, August 22, 2010

Parking deck

The newest parking deck: on the Virginia Tech campus at the Prices Fork entrance.

Saturday, August 21, 2010

Corps freshmen first parade

After a week of orientation, members of the Corps of Cadets class of 2014 parade on the drillfield.

Friday, August 20, 2010


At the top of Clay Street, among many houses and apartments, there is a field of plants. There was a view of it in April, before it got so green.

Thursday, August 19, 2010

Storm clouds

Virginia Tech buildings nestled among the hills under the foggy sky.

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Storm warning

Heavy rain halted play on the Tech course. It was pouring when this photo was taken as I drove out of the parking lot.

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Flowers and traffic

Flowers decorating Main St. seem at a peak as the pace of traffic seems to increase with the start of school.

Monday, August 16, 2010

New location for art

This is the new site for a sculpture that was on Main St. It is at a small mall outside a parking garage entrance in University Mall.

Sunday, August 15, 2010

Speed limit

This block of E. Roanoke street is quite a sharp curve. This week a sign appeared to remind drivers.

Saturday, August 14, 2010

Islamic Society

Many different communities have a presence in Blacksburg.

Friday, August 13, 2010

Morning walk

These are always out in the morning.

Thursday, August 12, 2010

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

LumenHaus on drillfield

Blacksburg residents will be able to see the international award-winning solar house. It is being set up on Virginia Tech's drillfield.

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Water tanks

The water tanks are down the hill from the playground near the Hill Golf Course

Monday, August 9, 2010

Summer flowers at Price House

Front of the Price House on Wharton St.

Sunday, August 8, 2010

Work progresses on Extra Main st.

The extra part of Main St. is still being renovated.

Saturday, August 7, 2010

Main Street fair

Steppin' Out from the back of the booths. Front of the booths was filled with walkers and shoppers.

Friday, August 6, 2010

Log house with siding

This home was one of the sites from the early history of the community. It still has the original log structure and is on a corner of the 16 blocks.

Thursday, August 5, 2010

Bus for a program

The Venture Out bus.

Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Sign at Pandapas entrance

Trying to make sure all understand.

Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Two doors

This home, with two front doors, is near the top of Country Club Dr.

Monday, August 2, 2010

Y honors Emily

At a reception to honor one of Y leaders, two friends talked.

Sunday, August 1, 2010

Book just published

Author of two books, "The Spine of the Virginias" and "Union, WV," Michael Abraham, talked about writing at a library program.