Thursday, June 30, 2011

Former High and Middle School almost gone

Side and front view of the demolishing of the former Blacksburg High School which was also Blacksburg Middle School.

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Deer that lives with us

My home is in a dense subdivision, not open spaces. The deer lived here before I did and continue to be a part of the neighborhood.

Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Bike Virginia Route

Bicycling enthusiasts rode through the community today. Gateway Baptist Church provided a rest area.

Monday, June 27, 2011

Cellar has a new style

With the opening of the extra part of Main St., the new style of serving is more visible.

Sunday, June 26, 2011

Saturday, June 25, 2011

How to cross the street

My thought is that it also should include "hold your mother's hand."

Friday, June 24, 2011

Music rehearsal

This group is planning to make the church rock at Sunday Mass. Grand music

Thursday, June 23, 2011

Peace advocates

Regularly, the peace advocates bring awareness to the downtown community.

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Bus Stop

The golf course is next to this bus stop.

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Hahn horticulture game

As part of its fund-raising efforts, the Horticulture garden offered a prize for a hole-in-one...for a small fee.

Monday, June 20, 2011

Roundabout taking shape

The roundabout is beginning to have a shape as work progresses.

Sunday, June 19, 2011

Main Lee Gallery

The gallery has a display in the front yard too.

Saturday, June 18, 2011

Patio at the Cellar

Restaurants offer out-door dining.

Friday, June 17, 2011

Painted on building

On the side of a building.

Thursday, June 16, 2011

Souvlaki Special

Restaurants offer specials.

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Monday, June 13, 2011

Power plant

The power plant has interesting forms and shapes.

Sunday, June 12, 2011

Church picnic

Church picnics are part of the social culture.

Saturday, June 11, 2011

Horticulture Garden Gala

The Hahn Horticulture Garden is a jewel of flowers in the midst of the Virginia Tech campus. An annual Gala helps support the work which is important to the community as well as the horticulture students.

Friday, June 10, 2011


house with wall

Thursday, June 9, 2011

Grapes downtown

A well-tended grape arbor in a front yard on Clay St.

Wednesday, June 8, 2011


Greenhouse is on College Ave.

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Pine tree

A branch of a large pine tree was dripping sap.

Garden under a stairway

Sometimes people garden where they can. This garden beautifies a space under the entrance to a restaurant.

Sunday, June 5, 2011

Hay Bales lost

It is the season for cutting hay. These two round bales have fallen onto the sidewalk.

Saturday, June 4, 2011

Extra Main St. is open again

Thursday night the extra bit of Main St., a historic bit, that is also part of College Ave., was open again.

Friday, June 3, 2011

Art Crawl-just a few galleries

First Fridays are special events in downtown. Today it includes shows at several galleries.

Thursday, June 2, 2011

Empty Parking lot

Seldom is a parking lot empty. There must have been plans for work on it.

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Only walls

This wall is tucked away just a block from Main St.