Sunday, July 31, 2011

Tree fell after a storm

This tree was in a small woods and it fell into the woods, not the nearby street.

Saturday, July 30, 2011

Textures on a hillside

This scene is at the Hoge Pasture on Graves Avenue.

Friday, July 29, 2011

Ducks still here

These ducks are still in my neighborhood. I see them only at early morning.

Thursday, July 28, 2011

Wall on Crestview

A wall creates a more level lawn for one home.

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Used to be John's Camera

Perhaps some remodeling is going on behind the windows. It seems an artistic style by whoever covered the windows.

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

House on Fincastle

There is a variety of architectural styles in the homes on Fincastle Dr.

Monday, July 25, 2011

Steps at St. Luke

These lead from a parking lot near St. Luke to Prices Fork Road

Sunday, July 24, 2011


Blacksburg uses the streetlamp as a part of its image in advertising.

Saturday, July 23, 2011

Friday, July 22, 2011

Scooter Parked

Seems it was easy to find a parking place.

Thursday, July 21, 2011

Home on Fincastle Dr.

Fincastle Dr. is in a section of the community that is on a hillside.

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

View from Kent Square

Downtown as viewed from Kent Square's fifth level.

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Jimmy John's

I don't know what is in the upper floors of this restaurant, Jimmy John's

Monday, July 18, 2011

Extra Main in use

The extra part of Main St. is in use, almost as if it wasn't closed for a long time for the refurbishing.

Sunday, July 17, 2011

Historic Black house

There are plans to create a museum of the Black house, home of the family that founded the town.

Saturday, July 16, 2011

High Peak Sportswear

A business on College Ave.

Friday, July 15, 2011

Appalachian Trail

Just a sign to help Appalachian Trail hikers.

Thursday, July 14, 2011

Town sign

The address, logo, and some history on a sign.

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Along Huckleberry Trail

When a bridge was damaged and deemed unsafe for walking trail traffic, the community provided stairs down to the road. Hikers could continue to follow the trail on the other side of the bridge.

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Peppers Ferry Bridge summer 2011

During June the bridge was demolished. Now, only the two lanes of the newer bridge carry traffic on route 114.

Monday, July 11, 2011


The steel-drum band gave a concert on the lawn of the church at which the group rehearses.

Sunday, July 10, 2011

Pulaski Mariners Baseball

Pulaski Mariners, an Appalachian League team, "high-five" the youngster who won the honor of tossing the first ball in the game last night.

Saturday, July 9, 2011

Concert--in Squires again

Blacksburg and Virginia Tech offer grand summer entertainment. There are art shows, theatre, and concerts. The pouring rain didn't stop the show which went on in Squires. It was Dixie Power Trio, which has four members. (sorry my best photo of the concert only shows three band members.)

Friday, July 8, 2011

Steps at the Library

There are still many places with steps to get up the hills.

Thursday, July 7, 2011

Home on Draper

Draper Road is in one of the first neighborhoods of Blacksburg.

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Beer Cans

A place for a collection of beer cans.

Monday, July 4, 2011

Weather on the holiday

Well, I was going to the holiday concert, at 5 p.m. But it was cancelled because of heavy rain. The rain caused flooding at the playground. But the weather cleared and probably the fireworks will be a success later tonight.

Sunday, July 3, 2011

Hokie stone

The tower at a main entrance to Lane Stadium features the official Hokie stone

Saturday, July 2, 2011

Appalachian Trail

The trail is nearby. Through-hikers going north are mostly past this point this late in the season.

Friday, July 1, 2011

Home on Church St.

Home on another segment of Church St.