Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Fifth tee

Tis the golf season and the Virginia Tech course is crowded.

Monday, May 30, 2011

Memorial Day

Yes, there has to be a flag on patriotic holidays.

Sunday, May 29, 2011

Bench at Armory Art Gallery

This area is behind the Armory Art Gallery.

Saturday, May 28, 2011

Bench at John's Camera Corner

John's Camera Corner, a long-time business in downtown, moved. This bench is at the new location. However...a person at the new place told me it was at the old location. I never "saw" it at the old location.

Friday, May 27, 2011

Road Construction Work

Major construction projects are going on.

Thursday, May 26, 2011

Speciality restaurant

Sign fills the window of this restaurant on Draper Road.

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Bicentennial bricks

During the bicentennial celebration individuals purchased bricks with messages. These are still part of the walkways.

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Aerial View of Blacksburg

Wonderful view of Blacksburg. It is from the crane being used to build a new Art Center for Virginia Tech. Photo is by Jim Stroup, Virginia Tech University Relations photographer.

Monday, May 23, 2011

Patio dining

A restaurant offers patio dining.

Sunday, May 22, 2011

Saturday, May 21, 2011

Pulaski Court house

Time was an issue is some newscasts today. This photo is by a guest photographer, my son.

Friday, May 20, 2011

Layers of colors

These plants are a part of turfgrass research at Virginia Tech.

Thursday, May 19, 2011

Detour on the Huckleberry trail

The Huckleberry Trail bridge needs repair so the trail walkers must detour across the road.

Wednesday, May 18, 2011


The gazebo is a block from Main St. in downtown.

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Roundabout start

Construction began Monday, May 16, of a roundabout at the intersection of Prices Fork Road and North Main St.

Monday, May 16, 2011

Regional Library

The official name is the Montgomery - Floyd Regional Library.

Sunday, May 15, 2011

Empty Lane Stadium

There are very few times that "outsiders" get to see Lane Stadium empty. This was my first time. Yesterday it was filled for the Virginia Tech commencement ceremony. http://www.facebook.com/virginiatech

Saturday, May 14, 2011

Ducks in neighborhood

These three duck have moved into my front yard in the mornings. They must live somewhere else during the day because they only seem to be here, sleeping, early in the morning.

Friday, May 13, 2011

Almost, nearly, maybe finished

Maybe there will be a ceremony to declare this section of Main St., which includes the extra Main St., renovated. It was open all through the work.

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Music store

Rocket Music has offered services for many years.

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Westview cemetery

Grave-marker for John Brown in the old section of the cemetery.

Monday, May 9, 2011


Small home in downtown, either in the historic 16 Blocks or just across the street from it.

Sunday, May 8, 2011

Saturday, May 7, 2011

Church event

A photo of photographers taking photos of the First Eucharist class at St. Mary's Catholic church

Friday, May 6, 2011

Freedom Riders Program

Program about the Freedom Riders included a field director who helped conceptualize the "rides" and a local minister who was a civil rights pioneer.

Thursday, May 5, 2011

Spring garden

The garden beside a home.

Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Arbor Day sign

These trees were planted to celebrate arbor day.

Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Bank signs

The Wachovia sign was taken down and the Wells Fargo sign will be in the same place

Monday, May 2, 2011

Help-wanted signs

The company is Rackspace,

Sunday, May 1, 2011

League State Convention

Virginia League of Women Voters held its state meeting at Blacksburg.