Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Tree in bloom

Spring blossoms

Monday, April 29, 2013


There are still tulips by the Episcopal Church

Sunday, April 28, 2013

"Love" mural, from Virginia Tourism

Blacksburg has it own Love designation from the Virginia tourism agency.  It is a mural.

Saturday, April 27, 2013

Sponsored car

Seems that several organizations are providing sponsorship for this vehicle.

Friday, April 26, 2013


When I was driving home from a glamorous luncheon with my friends I passed this symbol of youth.

Thursday, April 25, 2013

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Main Street buildings

Buildings along Main St.

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

community and governance

The League of Women Voters of Montgomery County invited the County Board of Supervisors to talk.

Monday, April 22, 2013

Earth day

Flowers by the Blacksburg branch of the Montgomery-Floyd Regional Library.

Sunday, April 21, 2013

One-Woman Show "Granny D"

Barbara Bates Smith performed as Granny D, a production for the League of Women Voters. 

Saturday, April 20, 2013

Spring Football

Beautiful day for a large crowd to watch the Orange and White teams of the Virginia Tech football team.  The Spring game gives fans a chance to see the action.

Friday, April 19, 2013

Marcia's Park

A small park by the police station.

Thursday, April 18, 2013

Life is good

Weather is delightful and the Va. Tech golf course is just fine.

Wednesday, April 17, 2013


The balloons are part of the observance of the tragedy.

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Anniversary of Virginia Tech Tragedy

April 16 is a special day in Blacksburg.

Sunday, April 14, 2013

A mural

An older mural.

Saturday, April 13, 2013

Appeared on my street

Someone added this word of caution to the street near my home.

Friday, April 12, 2013

Washington and Lee University

Traveled to Lexington today and saw Washington and Lee University. 

Thursday, April 11, 2013


The railroad is still in Roanoke.  This is near the O. Winston Link museum, which, in addition to the beautiful photos by Link, has shows by other photographers.

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Green is showing on trees

Yes, the green is beginning to glow on the trees.

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Trees on the horizon

These trees will probably have leaves by next week.

Monday, April 8, 2013

Different week

Last Thursday, these daffodils were struggling with inches of snow.  They are tough little flowers.  Just a few days later it is as if the snow never covered them.

Sunday, April 7, 2013

International Fair

Virginia Tech students and their families come from many nations.  The fair gives Blacksburg residents a chance to glimpse just a bit of their other lives.

Saturday, April 6, 2013

Many nations in this pix

The International Fair seemed a success. 

Thursday, April 4, 2013


Yesterday my group played golf, really.  Today, the snow is so deep Virginia Tech cancelled classes in the afternoon. 

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

It must be spring

'Twas the first session of a golf clinic and a beautiful day for it too.

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Odd scenes

At the mural in downtown, the metal plate information is VPI water.  It seems to retain an older bit of information. The mural is one of the oldest, too.

Monday, April 1, 2013

Street off of Main St.

From Main St. along Washington St.