Friday, December 31, 2010

Delivery trucks still working

At lunch time, the delivery trucks were working. There will be parties tonight.

Thursday, December 30, 2010


Tomorrow, the old year will be rung out softly.

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Ornaments in bowl

Holiday decorations

Tuesday, December 28, 2010


View towards downtown along Harding Ave.

Monday, December 27, 2010


Last night, this laser was in Blacksburg. It is a "fix-it-up" laser that needs some refurbishing, but will be used to create holograms.

Saturday, December 25, 2010

Friday, December 24, 2010

Holiday with snow

Part of the community parks and recreation.

Thursday, December 23, 2010

Almost the holiday

Holiday decorations at Greenbriar Resort.

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Theatre at Barter

Barter, the State Theatre of Virginia, is magnificent professional theatre. It had two holiday shows. We went to see "A Tuna Christmas," at Stage II.

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Old stairs

On Turner St.

Monday, December 20, 2010

St. Mary's Church in the snow

As the holiday season gets closer, the churches have more activities.

Sunday, December 19, 2010

Observatory in snow

It seems a clear night to be looking at the stars from this observatory.

Saturday, December 18, 2010

Friday, December 17, 2010

Catawba Valley barn

Classic barn in Catawba Valley.

Thursday, December 16, 2010


Snow tends to make me stay in front of a glowing computer screen.

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Conductor signals

Amtrak continues.

Monday, December 13, 2010


It appears that there is a home at the end of this footbridge.

Sunday, December 12, 2010

Eisenhower visited Greenbrier

The Greenbrier Resort honors its famous visitors.

Saturday, December 11, 2010

North Pole Office Party

Sweet Adelines present a holiday show featuring barbershop-style four part harmony.

Friday, December 10, 2010

Hotel hallway

Hallway of the Greenbrier, White Sulphur Springs, W. Va.

Thursday, December 9, 2010

Building block shapes

The power plant on the Virginia Tech campus appeared as building blocks.

Wednesday, December 8, 2010


A friend headed off on Amtrak. It was cold; the station was unpersoned; the train was two hours late. But the 800 number provide information; the train people were absolutely wonderful; the town was welcoming to strangers. It was a grand experience!

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Beauty Business

Many kinds of businesses make up a community.

Monday, December 6, 2010

Mediterranian meal

Bitter cold here in Blacksburg....but I went out to dinner.

Sunday, December 5, 2010

First Snow

Winter arrived yesterday afternoon.

Saturday, December 4, 2010

Parade supporters were from this house

Last night when the Holiday parade passed this greek-organization house, a group of young men and women in front of this house cheered so enthusiastically they made the parade workers feel as it if was worthwhile. This morning I went back to get the photo, before the snow.

Friday, December 3, 2010

In the parade

'Twas the first time I was riding on a float in a parade looking out at the crowd watching the Holiday Lights parade.

Thursday, December 2, 2010

Log house

Lovely home on a busy street, Toms Creek Road near Prices Fork Road.

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

'Tis the snowy season

The restaurant, Our Daily Bread, has decorated its windows for the season.