Monday, March 31, 2014

Steep Hill

The hill just behind Main St. seems steep.

Sunday, March 30, 2014

Wesleyan Community Church

This church is on Main St.

Saturday, March 29, 2014

Friday, March 28, 2014

Lenten event

The choir from St. Paul AME church sang at the Lenten Ecumenical service which was held at the United Methodist Church worship space.  A choir family member couldn't resist being a part.

Thursday, March 27, 2014


The tire swing is certainly a classic.

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Abby's Restaurant

A restaurant on the north side of downtown, still Main St.

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Spring questions

Yes, weather has no rules.  Today there was two inches of snow.  

Monday, March 24, 2014

Research Lab

Virginia Tech's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences just opened a state-of-the-art building in which is located this sensory evaluation lab. Subjects sit on the other side and taste food.  

Sunday, March 23, 2014

A church

The season of Lent continues.  Today the weather started rainy then it cleared to a beautiful spring evening.

Saturday, March 22, 2014


These trees seem stark and ready for spring

Friday, March 21, 2014

Ribbon cutting

Virginia Tech officially opened a new building.  It is the Human and Agricultural Biosciences Building 1and it has research labs for Food Science and Technology and Biological Systems Engineering.

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Stark lines

It almost seems a gigantic mushroom.

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Blue Sky

Last day of winter.

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Nice car

Some drivers just have style.

Monday, March 17, 2014

Sunday, March 16, 2014

Climbing to celebrate

This young man celebrated his birthday by climbing...climbing a lot.   

Saturday, March 15, 2014

Early "Happy St. Patrick's Day"

At the St. Patrick's Day parade in Roanoke, the band Warpipe celebrated in the parade and in a concert.

Friday, March 14, 2014

Water next to Main St.

Now the water in this area is contained between brick walls but there has been a pond here for many decades.  

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Annie Kay's

Sunset at Annie Kay's, a specialized food purveyor.  

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Promoting Library Programs

Kiosk at the Blacksburg branch of the Floyd-Montgomery Regional Library.

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Monday, March 10, 2014

Winter sky

Businesses, restaurants, and churches under a winter sky.

Sunday, March 9, 2014


Candles at church.

Saturday, March 8, 2014

Two Nights of Theatre

The Acting Company presented Hamlet and, the next night, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, a Tom Stoppard play that follows two of the Hamlet characters.  The performances were at the Moss Center for the Arts.

Friday, March 7, 2014

Side of Building

Lines of the buildings on a nice sunny day.

Thursday, March 6, 2014


One of the Main St. restaurants.

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Solarize Blacksburg

Today, community leaders launched Solarize Blacksburg to encourage the use of solar energy.  The plan has environmental and economic parts.  The sun was shining during the event at Market Square.

Tuesday, March 4, 2014


Marvelous restaurant featuring New Orleans' cousine on Marde Gras.  

Monday, March 3, 2014

Snow started slow

Today's snow started about 8 a.m., but it had been forecasted and the community was ready.

Sunday, March 2, 2014

Storm clouds

Weather forecast is for winter to come to town and these clouds are part of it.

Saturday, March 1, 2014

Winter tree

Today was a beautiful winter day.  Was it March coming in like a lion?  I can't tell.