Monday, April 30, 2012

Baptist Church

This church is right in the middle of much of the action of downtown.

Sunday, April 29, 2012

Squares and Circles

One of the special places of downtown.

Saturday, April 28, 2012

Trees in research project

These trees are part of a project to understand trees in urban environments--stressed trees.

Friday, April 27, 2012

Original dogwood tree

The dogwoods that grew wild have been damaged but some, located where they were cared for, still bloom.

Thursday, April 26, 2012


This is the motorcycle of a great photographer, Michael Kiernan.  He specializes in the Catawba Valley.

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

New signs

New street signs have appeared.  Jackson and Church are my favorite streets.

Monday, April 23, 2012

Extra Main St.

The extra bit of Main St. continues to be a favorite part of downtown.

Sunday, April 22, 2012

Bridge to a home

A home that uses a bridge to get to the entrance.

Saturday, April 21, 2012

In Arts District

An arts district is being created in downtown.  The Lofts at the Lyric are in the center of the district.

Friday, April 20, 2012

Real Dogwood

This seems to be one of the real dogwood trees.  It is blooming at Harding Ave. Elementary School.

Thursday, April 19, 2012

Hooptie Mobile

A limousine service with a sense of the style of the community.

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Art Center Farmers Market

Farmers Market is open regularly and the construction of the art center seems to change every day.

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Sports field

Spring sports are played here.

Monday, April 16, 2012

Norris Hall

On the Virginia Tech campus.

Sunday, April 15, 2012

Community Band Concert

Wonderful concert by the Blacksburg Community Band.  It included Variations on a Hymn Tune in memory of the Titanic tragedy by John Raymond Howell, guest conductor and the premier of The King in Yellow, overture, by Steven E. Brown, associate conductor.

Saturday, April 14, 2012

Steps to a home

These steps seem nestled n the landscape.

Friday, April 13, 2012

First and Main

A shopping center at the south side of Blacksburg.

Thursday, April 12, 2012

Walking and Biking signs

These signs appeared.  It notes the biking or walking time to the arch that is near the entrance to Virginia Tech.  BT, Blacksburg Transit, provides the post.

Tuesday, April 10, 2012


Some of the lovely tulips are in the median of Main St.

Monday, April 9, 2012

Fleet of Hooptie Mobiles

Hooptie limos offer transportation with a flair.

Sunday, April 8, 2012

Easter Sunday, April 8

Easter morning at St. Mary's Catholic Church.

Saturday, April 7, 2012

CPA - tax preparer

This business is counting down the days to April 17.

Friday, April 6, 2012


The redbud is magnificent.

Thursday, April 5, 2012


A doorway on College Ave.

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Civic organization program

League of Women Voters of Montgomery County held a program in which members of the school board talked informally with community residents.

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Pink Dogwood blooms

Many plants, it seems, have bloomed earlier than normal.

Monday, April 2, 2012

Home on Blvd.

Spring blossoms along a boulevard.

Sunday, April 1, 2012

Center of Town

Trees are blooming.