Thursday, May 31, 2012

Glass art

Sun light through the glass art pieces.

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Spring sports

Weather is great.  Golfers and runners enjoying the space.

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Alwood Oak

This historic tree is well taken care of and admired.  It grows on the Virginia Tech drillfield.

Monday, May 28, 2012

Memorial Day

The community was quiet.

Sunday, May 27, 2012

Chalk drawings

College Ave will continue to be the center of the arts district.  Everyone was invited to be creative last week. 

Saturday, May 26, 2012

Soccer Fields

Part of the Virginia Tech sports complex.

Friday, May 25, 2012

Sheltered sidewalk

The roof and lights allow walking safely next to a construction project.

Thursday, May 24, 2012

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Studying soil

This project is to study the soil layers and what has happened through time.  The guide noted the round-shaped rocks may have been under water in another era.

Tuesday, May 22, 2012


Plow patterns across the field.

Monday, May 21, 2012

Nestled down the hill

Downtown is down from this hill.

Sunday, May 20, 2012

Shapes and textures

Several different kinds of green plants.

Saturday, May 19, 2012

Reflection of trees

The trees were reflected in the structure.

Friday, May 18, 2012

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Softball field

A view of the sports fields next to Lane Stadium at Virginia Tech.

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Side door

At a different time, perhaps this side entrance was used.

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Muddy truck

It appears the driver was enjoying driving.

Monday, May 14, 2012

Sunlight on a yard

This was just after sunrise.

Sunday, May 13, 2012

Flower sales

Flower sales everywhere

Saturday, May 12, 2012

Washington St.

This is one end of Washington St. which goes through Blacksburg.

Friday, May 11, 2012

Tree stump

The stump always reminds me of a small animal huddled by the tree.

Thursday, May 10, 2012

Near end of school year

All the county schools are nearing the end of the academic year.

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Michele Obama's face

This Main St. business is offering a  commemorative tshirt with Michele Obama's likeness on it.  She will be here Saturday to speak at the Virginia Tech commencement ceremony.  We have tshirts for everything.

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Climbing Gym

Crimper's Climbing Gym, in Christiansburg, uses color beautifully.

Monday, May 7, 2012

Installing traffic signal

Watched the installing of a traffic signal.  A lot of new traffic signal lights have been put up in the past months.  The worker makes is seem that the signal is not heavy and easily handled.

Sunday, May 6, 2012

Lights on the building

Late in the day, the lights glowed.

Saturday, May 5, 2012

art district

Plans are to renovate this street.  I plan to follow along.

Friday, May 4, 2012

Reseating Lane Stadium

Virginia Tech home football games are played in Lane Stadium.  This week, season ticket buyers got to select new seats.  The very specific order in which they selected was based on criteria that included long-time fan and level of giving.  The event took place in Lane Stadium.

Thursday, May 3, 2012

Still under construction

The arts center is appearing in a higher profile every day.  I think this is the back of the stage.

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Castle's: a new restaurant

A new place has opened on Main St.