Friday, September 30, 2011


There are many devices around the engineering research buildings.

Thursday, September 29, 2011

Jewish Community Center

The angles and roof lines repeat beautifully.

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Trees, mushrooms and tees

A tree with colors and shapes, and interestingly, someone has been adding tees.

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Geese having lunch

This field, on the Virginia Tech campus near one of the research centers, seemed to be providing lunch for the geese. I think the geese live near the Duck Pond.

Monday, September 26, 2011


This is a new business (pun intended) located on the farmers' market square.

Sunday, September 25, 2011

History information

Blacksburg's Westview cemetery has added information about the Civil War veterans buried there.

Saturday, September 24, 2011

New business

New pizza place, used to be John's Camera Corner and before that was a motel. The reverse of their sign.

Friday, September 23, 2011

Civic Event

The League of Women Voters of Montgomery County sponsored a forum on the impact national standards, such as the Common Core Standards, can have on local schools.

Thursday, September 22, 2011

Crossing Main St.

Bicycles crossing Main St.

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Golf season ends

Rainy and chilly, but the Ladies on the Links played today.

Tuesday, September 20, 2011


Along Main St.

Monday, September 19, 2011

Arts banner

The space on side of the Theatre 101 building is good for posters to promote the arts programs.

Sunday, September 18, 2011

Apple Harvest

One of the products of an apple orchard is cider. This is the press with the juice flows down.

Saturday, September 17, 2011

Flyover at football game

As part of the pre-game festivities, there was a fly-over. The plane's crew, which included Virginia Tech graduates, was at Lane Stadium by the start of the second half.

Friday, September 16, 2011

Pear tree

A pear tree, alas, no partridge. However, come the holiday, I may be tempted to photoshop one into the scene.

Thursday, September 15, 2011

Back entrance

This restaurant has an entrance on Main St. as well as from the Farmers Market.

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Roundabout opens

The roundabout at Main St. and Prices Fork Road was open today. Traffic was flowing.

Monday, September 12, 2011

Red Peppers

Plants in downtown.

Sunday, September 11, 2011

Rembrance Prayers

St. Mary's Catholic Church offered a prayer service today.

Saturday, September 10, 2011

New mural in town

This mural appeared on what has been a white wall holding up a parking lot. I love that the hydrant is in the stream

Friday, September 9, 2011

Clothing shop

Virginia Tech colors and mascot dominate the shops.

Thursday, September 8, 2011


Flowers add to downtown ambiance.

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Roundabout from other side

The new lanes for traffic are taking shape.

Monday, September 5, 2011

seems at home

This insect stayed quite still.

Sunday, September 4, 2011

Town seems empty

The community has been busy but now seems empty.

Saturday, September 3, 2011

Football season

The sports media are interviewing the major players in today's game between Virginia Tech and Appalachian State.

Friday, September 2, 2011

chalk art

The show uses chalk.

Thursday, September 1, 2011