Saturday, May 31, 2014

Local politics

Delegate Nick Rush talked with some residents at an event sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Montgomery County and the NAACP.  These organizations often co-sponsor and work together on events to keep voters informed.

Friday, May 30, 2014

Patterns in the grass

Seems the mowers make patterns in the grass.

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Looking down Clay St.

A little layer of fog over Blacksburg.

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Home faces sunrise

Those living in this home can view the sunrise.

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

New driveway

Two new driveways were installed.  The work was almost all by hand, the worker said, because it was a small space.  The old driveway was removed and recycled.

Monday, May 26, 2014

Memorial Day

for the holiday.

Sunday, May 25, 2014

Looks like Dogwood

These trees, which look like the state tree, the Dogwood, are blooming now.  They bloom later than the Dogwoods.

Saturday, May 24, 2014

Clematis blooming

Flowers in my backyard.

Friday, May 23, 2014

A view of another university

Took photos on a trip to South Carolina and find a drill field appears similar.  This is at the Citadel.

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Connor House

The Thomas Connor House is one of the historic buildings in downtown.  It has been in use for offices for many years.

Monday, May 19, 2014

Black House Progressing

The renovation of the Black House continues.  The colors are vivid.

Sunday, May 18, 2014

Church Picnic

Weather was delightful for a church picnic.

Saturday, May 17, 2014

New restaurant opened

Well, Social House opened.  Today was the commencement ceremony for Virginia Tech.  There were many people in the town, enjoying dining out.  This restaurant opened.

Friday, May 16, 2014


Part of Spring is the start of new life.

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Annual Meeting

The annual meeting of the League of Women Voters of Montgomery County featured a talk on Redistricting.

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Black Hen Restaurant

Remodeling work continues on a new restaurant on Jackson St.  The sign is seeking workers.

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Many Art Exhibits

Many artists have their work in the Armory Art Gallery.

Monday, May 12, 2014

Extension Centennial

Virginia Cooperative Extension celebrates one hundred years.  The local Montgomery County office got a resolution from the Board of Supervisors presented today.

Sunday, May 11, 2014

Used for teaching

Virginia Cooperative Extension uses this to take education programs to where there are people who want the information.  It is for food safety and nutrition programs. 

Saturday, May 10, 2014

Crossfit competition

Crossfit seems to occasionally have events that bring the exercisers out on the streets. 

Friday, May 9, 2014

At Virginia Tech

Beautiful day and there were many activities at the university.

Thursday, May 8, 2014

Cooperative Extension celebrates

Cooperative Extension, formed by Congress to get research-based information to those who need and can use it, celebrated its 100th anniversary.  Extension is part of the land-grant university system--Virginia Tech and Virginia State in my state.  So there was a celebration in Blacksburg at Virginia Tech today.  (A celebration at Virginia State in Petersburg yesterday)

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Another Spring scene

Last week was still the beginning of spring.  This is a path I walk everyday.

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Needs Painting

I think this business building needs a new painting.

Monday, May 5, 2014

Part of a playground

This playground is by one of the churches.

Sunday, May 4, 2014


It is sort of a waterfall from the Virginia Tech Duck Pond.

Saturday, May 3, 2014

Small Display

This church used a display of pinwheels to raise awareness of an issue.

Friday, May 2, 2014

Price House sign

Historic site, the Price House, has a new sign.

Thursday, May 1, 2014


Earlier as spring started, a real Dogwood blossomed