Wednesday, October 31, 2012

From the past

Important persons from Blacksburg's past walked among us this Halloween in downtown.  True, they were from different eras, but the celebration gave them the chance to see how their community is doing in today's world. 
By Bill Huckle
By Jennifer Nardine

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Flowers in the snow

Blacksburg remained on the edge of the storm, named Sandy.  It swirled around us causing great havoc but leaving only a light dusting of snow on my geraniums.

Monday, October 29, 2012

Another tree

Blacksburg is on the edge of a major east coast storm. 

Sunday, October 28, 2012

Magnificent tree

A lovely home, and a truly magnificent tree.

Saturday, October 27, 2012

Flat lot?

It appears this is a flat lot in the midst of rolling hills.  It is at the corner of Graves and Willard.

Friday, October 26, 2012

Back yard and deck

This home on Gracelyn Ct.

Thursday, October 25, 2012


Main street light poles sported pink scarves today.  Pretty in Pink is the fund-raising and awareness effort to support research about cancer.

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Walls in the community

The walls at many places in the community are fascinating.

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

If you were selling tickets

View from the box office at Lyric theatre.

Monday, October 22, 2012

New construction

Looking from Graves Ave., one can see new homes under construction.

Sunday, October 21, 2012


looking through the leaves.

Saturday, October 20, 2012

Fall tree

Fall colors

Friday, October 19, 2012

Mural continues

 The wall was white in September, but now the mural artist is starting a new creation.

Thursday, October 18, 2012

Political demonstration

'Tis the season of political activities.  This is on Main street today.

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Haymarket Theatre

Some community theatre productions are done in this theatre at Squires Student Center, Virginia Tech.

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Candidate Forum

The League of Women Voters of Montgomery County sponsors forums which give citizens the chance to hear candidates respond to questions.  This Forum was for the County Commonwealth's Attorney.

Monday, October 15, 2012

Studio Theatre

These people are working on a set for a production at the Studio Theatre in Squires Student Center at Virginia Tech.

Sunday, October 14, 2012

Lyric theatre

The Lyric restoration and development is continuing.  It is moving to the most modern system as it displays one of the older systems.

Saturday, October 13, 2012

Va Tech vs. Duke

Just some action.

Friday, October 12, 2012

College Avenue Re-do

Work on the creation of a promenade on College Ave. continues.

Thursday, October 11, 2012

Fall on Va. Tech course

Weather was delightful for a round by members of Ladies on the Links. 

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Tree may have been hit by lightening

The tree in the center seemed dead months ago.  It is not fall colors.  The explanation I just learned, is that it was hit by lightening. 

Tuesday, October 9, 2012


True, this bactrian Camel doesn't live in Blacksburg, but in nearby Natural Bridge.  It was photogenic. 

Monday, October 8, 2012

Currently, tennis courts

These tennis courts may be moved when an indoor football practice area is built.  It was part of the issue for the trees in Stadium Woods.

Sunday, October 7, 2012

Color in the woods

The season is still changing.

Saturday, October 6, 2012

symbol of southwest virginia

A falling down barn seems to be the symbol of this area.

Friday, October 5, 2012

Town sculpture

This was recently cleaned and the landscape trimmed.

Thursday, October 4, 2012

love the walls

many walls are visible around the community

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Alley by Market

Just an alley in this part of the downtown.

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Best Bus Stop in Town

Seems all the buses stop in front of the Municipal Building.

Monday, October 1, 2012

Seems it is fall

Colors of a tree at the Farmers Market.