Saturday, April 30, 2011

Extra Main St

A panoramic view of the work on the Extra Main St.

Friday, April 29, 2011


This week, the community statues have been decorated for the royal wedding.

Thursday, April 28, 2011

Tree by town hall

A tree by the town hall.

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Planting on extra Main St.

It is difficult to plant the trees.

Tuesday, April 26, 2011


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Monday, April 25, 2011

George Washington's mother's house

A historic home: It is in Fredericksburg.

Sunday, April 24, 2011

World Peace one step at a time

International understanding is built one person at a time at a farm in Catawba on Easter.

Saturday, April 23, 2011

Sports fields

Some of the practice fields at Virginia Tech.

Friday, April 22, 2011

Thomas Connor House

The historic house is used for offices.

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Extra Main St. from another view

The bus and the pillars on the extra little Main St. Another photographer contributed this close-up view of the pillars.

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Building on Main St.

This building has been empty for a long time.

Monday, April 18, 2011

Episcopal Church

Repair work has been underway.

Sunday, April 17, 2011

Master Chorale

Master Chorale's concert featured Haydn's Mass, Harmoniemesse, and John Rutter's Sprig of Thyme.

Saturday, April 16, 2011

Remembrance Memorial

Remembrance Memorial Circle of stones is in front of Burruss Hall

Friday, April 15, 2011

Sharkey's signs

Restaurant has added to its menu. It is in a part of downtown where the street is still under construction.

Thursday, April 14, 2011

Lenten service

The fourth week of Lent was observed by an ecumenical group at St. Mary's Catholic church.

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Crepe Myrtle

A well tended garden with a crepe myrtle.

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Bus Stop

The design of this bus stop matches the buildings of Terrace View apartments.

Monday, April 11, 2011

Green apartment bldg

The community is actively working at being sustainable. This apartment building has a sign promoting itself as "green."

Sunday, April 10, 2011

Nearby Community damaged by tornados

Pulaski, a town near Blacksburg, especially its Draper area, was damaged by two tornadoes Friday night. This is one home on Sunday morning. The family was dealing with it. One of the family members who lived in the home was injured.

Saturday, April 9, 2011

Getting finished

The remodeling of the extra bit of Main St. is really looking finished.

Friday, April 8, 2011

Airport runway extension

This was an attempt to photograph the beginning of the work to extend runways at the local general aviation airport. But I can't get close. The newspaper article about the work said that "xx"s have been painted on the runway to warn pilots but I couldn't see them from the sidewalk.

Thursday, April 7, 2011

Remodeling status

Taylor's Frames is well on the way to being remodeled. Located in the historic district, the building was a home and became a business.

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Golf season starts

Virginia Tech course is ready for the season.

Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Discussing community

A group of the local League of Women Voters discusses the community.

Monday, April 4, 2011

Sunday, April 3, 2011

Pillars on the extra Main St.

The pillars seem of the same style as on College Ave. and Church St.

Saturday, April 2, 2011


The style of brick pillars is on College Ave. and the extra part of Main St.

Friday, April 1, 2011

Spring flowers in a barrel

Flowers by the Lyric theatre.