Monday, June 30, 2014

Cat on a porch

True, this delightful home has a tin roof.

Sunday, June 29, 2014

Crop in this field is growing

There are agriculture fields near downtown.

Saturday, June 28, 2014

Vegetable Garden

The front of this home, less than a block from Main St., very near downtown, is a vegetable garden.

Friday, June 27, 2014

Small home

Nice landscaping 

Thursday, June 26, 2014

New paint on Main St.

Today new markings made turning lanes much easier to see.

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Main St.

Very quiet in the community.

Tuesday, June 24, 2014


Just a summer sky

Monday, June 23, 2014

Keeping life easy

New blue bins have appeared all across the community. 

Saturday, June 21, 2014

Scenes from Solstice

 Blacksburg celebrates the solstice.  The Black House was part of the event.  Temperatures were warm.

Thursday, June 19, 2014

One putt

'Twas a magnificent day on the course.  How can I complain about anything in  life when I have friends with whom to play at the Virginia Tech course.

Tuesday, June 17, 2014


The side of the water tank seems to be multifunctional for several utilities.

Monday, June 16, 2014


There are many lovely houses that are often subjects of my photos.  This community has a lot of apartment buildings too.  

Sunday, June 15, 2014

Line is still holding

Vines have been pulling this line down for about a year.  I guess the line is stronger.

Saturday, June 14, 2014

Looking finished

Renovation of the Black House is looking finished.

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Info signs

New signs to help visitors find what they need in downtown.  I think us "locals" know, but maybe the community is so dynamic that information is always good.

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Memorial Bricks

Blacksburg celebrated an anniversary by making memorial bricks available.  There are several places in the community with the names.

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Yard art

This creature inhabits a yard in an old section of the community.

Monday, June 9, 2014

Promenade almost finished

This is designed for walking to events in downtown Blacksburg. Perhaps the finishing touch will be flowers in the planters 

Sunday, June 8, 2014

Garden fence

A small garden seems to be thriving.

Saturday, June 7, 2014


Blacksburg uses the street lamps as one of the logos for downtown.  

Friday, June 6, 2014

Music and Art and the summer season

The first celebration of summer with music and art in downtown Blacksburg.

Thursday, June 5, 2014

From bridge

The view from the bridge on the Huckleberry over Southgate Dr.

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Cardinal in the tree

There is a cardinal in the middle of the trees.  The bird was very close to the path of the Huckleberry.

Tuesday, June 3, 2014


Some individuals can't help expressing their feeling creatively.  

Monday, June 2, 2014

Sunday, June 1, 2014

Yard Art

This yard always has interesting art.