Monday, October 31, 2011


Weather is chilly so few youngsters out on the streets. There are so many organized events though, that it will be successful for anyone interested in enjoying the holiday.

Sunday, October 30, 2011

Snyder on Main street

Snyder is a building contractor. It is the company that constructed my home.

Saturday, October 29, 2011

Communication, different eras

The skyline shows technology of different eras.

Friday, October 28, 2011


This seems to have been a front yard garden.

Thursday, October 27, 2011

Candidate Forum

Town Council candidates answered questions during the League of Women Voters Forum last night. Montgomery County League president welcomed at the start of the forum.

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Vegetable plots finished for season

Virginia Tech dining services has a program in which locally-grown vegetables are served in a dining hall. Students in the project can work on the plots.

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Monday, October 24, 2011

Apple research trees

Virginia Tech research on apple trees.

Sunday, October 23, 2011

Aviation Wall of Fame

Of course, the Hokie Bird stands at the Virginia Tech Aviation Wall of Fame at the airport.

Saturday, October 22, 2011

Friday, October 21, 2011

Cattycorner buildings

These buildings are catty-corner from each other. I hope they remain mirror images.

Thursday, October 20, 2011


Some of the research plots at Kentland.

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Winding Road

Part of the Virginia Tech agriculture research area, Kentland.

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Airport almost finished

The airport just finished extending its runway. There still has to be approval by FAA and some finishing touches.

Monday, October 17, 2011

Sunday, October 16, 2011

Climbers at New River Gorge

TheBurgs, the local section of the Roanoke Times, featured a climber at the New River Gorge. This is the same climber and his wife belaying him, at a different part of the NRG's climbing areas.

Saturday, October 15, 2011

Occupy demo

Blacksburg's 'Occupy' demonstration was at the extra Main St.

Friday, October 14, 2011

Alwood Bur Oak

W.B. Alwood, a pioneer in the creation of the Virginia Agriculture Experiment Station, planted this oak about 1895. He was honored today by Virginia Tech and the plaque was unveiled at his tree.

Thursday, October 13, 2011

Building with for rent signs

This building has been available for awhile.

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Pink Ribbons

Main St. was bright with pink to raise awareness of the need for more research for a cure for breast cancer.

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

New business coming soon

This is one of the classic storefronts of Main St. It is empty now, but the signs in the window announce a new business soon.

Monday, October 10, 2011

Art with structure elements

This is near an engineering research facility at Virginia Tech.

Sunday, October 9, 2011

Interview after a game

Virginia Tech's quarterback is interviewed on the field after the Tech-University of Miami football game.

Saturday, October 8, 2011

Richmond Canal

Recently I traveled to Richmond and took the tour of the Historic Canal.

Friday, October 7, 2011

Quiet Main St.

Almost no traffic.

Thursday, October 6, 2011

Yellow blooms

These were growing by the fence at Smithfield Plantation, a historic home.

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Colorful veggies

The Farmers' Market is always good for color.

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Research plots

Kentland, Virginia Tech's Research farm, is the location for a wide variety of research projects. This is a field for a soybean project that is studying a short season variety.

Monday, October 3, 2011

Trees start to change color

Quiet Main St. in which there are flowers as the trees start to change colors.

Sunday, October 2, 2011

Photo Walk, Blacksburg style

A scene from today's Scott Kelby's Worldwide Photo walk in Blacksburg. Virginia Tech faculty member Derley Aguilar was the leader.

Saturday, October 1, 2011

Fields of Corn

'Tis the end of the season in the agriculture areas.