Thursday, March 31, 2011

crane among the trees

The building crane is visible through the community.

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Beer truck

Artistic interpretation and social media on a delivery truck.

Tuesday, March 29, 2011


Work on Main St. continues. These forms seem to be for the new wide sidewalk.

Monday, March 28, 2011

First Wesleyan Church

The Blacksburg First Wesleyan Church

Sunday, March 27, 2011

Buds on a tree

Spring is a bit delayed.

Saturday, March 26, 2011

Farmers' Market

Farmers' Market is at the corner of W. Roanoke and Draper Ave.

Friday, March 25, 2011

Winter at the playgrouond

The temperatures are more winter than spring and the playground is not tempting anyone.

Thursday, March 24, 2011

Awnings by theatre101

The theatre building has many energy-saving features.

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Power Lines

Just power lines

Monday, March 21, 2011

Old school

The former middle school building (on the right) will soon be gone. An advertising firm will move its headquarters to the site. Plans are still being made for the rest of the space.

Sunday, March 20, 2011

Lyric Theatre

Lyric theatre shows classic and indi films and is a venue for live performances.

Saturday, March 19, 2011

Broadband 2015 Forum

Today a Community Forum to discuss the future for high speed Internet access for Blacksburg gathered those who will make it happen. Those who were there can make it happen...for people such as me.

Friday, March 18, 2011

Homes on Brighton Court

This seems to be a condo.

Thursday, March 17, 2011

A pub in Roanoke

On St. Patrick's Day, everyone is Irish.

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Humane Society

This store provides a service of "recycling" as well as funding a community organization.

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

In need of repair

House on Otey St.

Monday, March 14, 2011

Sunken Road and Marye's Hill

This is one of the Civil War battlefields near (sort of near). It is at Fredericksburg.

Sunday, March 13, 2011

Horseshoe court

Nellie's Cave Park has many facilities including this area for horseshoes.

Saturday, March 12, 2011

Fourth hole

Fourth was empty as evening came, but there have been players on this great spring day.

Friday, March 11, 2011

Baptist Church sign

The sign shows some of the international programs of the Baptist Church.

Thursday, March 10, 2011

Art show banner

Shows at the Armory Art Gallery traditionally have a banner on the side of the gallery. The banners are wonderful.

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Ash Wednesday

Beads from a Mardi Gras celebration.

Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Spring flowers

Daffodils and one crocus.

Monday, March 7, 2011

Newman Center

There was a "center-spread" story on the Virginia Tech Newman Center in this week's issue of the Catholic Virginian.

Sunday, March 6, 2011

Earthcraft home

This home is being remodeled using Earthcraft techniques. The work is by Shelter Alternatives.

Saturday, March 5, 2011

Wall being built on extra main

A brick wall, with pillars, is appearing along the extra main street.

Friday, March 4, 2011

Crane, lamp post, and pillar

Work on the new art center continues. The crane dominates the skyline these days.

Thursday, March 3, 2011

Stream in children's park

This stream flows through a park on Owens Street.

Wednesday, March 2, 2011


Wachovia bank building

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Golf course

Golf season will start soon.