Thursday, July 31, 2014

Terrace View Apt.

Terrace View is one of  many apartment complexes in Blacksburg.  It has been in business a long time.

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Duck Pond mist rising

Mist rising off the Virginia Tech Duck Pond this morning.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Planned entrance

One of the entrances to Virginia Tech will be created at this site.

Monday, July 28, 2014

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Agriculture research buildings

Some of the older and newer ag research buildings.  The one in the middle is the Alphin Stuart Arena.

Friday, July 25, 2014

Acknowledging the videographer

The Friday night concert was wonderful music on a beautiful night, and the star made sure the audience knew that the videographer was being a creative artist too.

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Businesses on both sides

Some of the businesses face Main St. and others are in the back of this downtown building.

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Parking garage

The parking garages dominate this side of the downtown.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Solarize Blacksburg

The town has a program encouraging the addition of solar energy facilities such as this.  

Monday, July 21, 2014

Street musicians

At the Farmers Market

Sunday, July 20, 2014


Clay Street is a traditional neighborhood.

Saturday, July 19, 2014

Art at the Market

The Draper-W.Roanoke streets farmers market featured artists today.  I already have many pieces by this artist and I almost got another one today.

Friday, July 18, 2014

Sun Rise

It was a beautiful day too

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Booth at Farmers Market

T'was early at the market.

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Music is vital

Musicians are vital to community.

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

They have taken to posing

These creatures have taken to posing.  Yesterday, one deer didn't even stop eating the apples.  Today, she almost seemed to smile for the camera.

Monday, July 14, 2014

Driveway is nice

The driveway of this home on Miller St. has been built with artistry.

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Deer in field

Many mornings the deer are walking in this field.

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Radford Reads

Radford is a city near Blackburg.  Today it hosted a festival of writers.  This was one of the sessions featuring two writers whose books are about the music of the region.

Friday, July 11, 2014

Blue Ridge Quilt Festival

Works by local quilters as well as guests hung at the Blue Ridge Quilt Festival.  

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Shopping Center

This mall is near Main St. and the new condos.

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Main St. Property sold at auction

The auction in action about 1 p.m.
Second floor
Near front door

spray can art

Monday, July 7, 2014

Circles and Lines

The side of a building on Main St.

Sunday, July 6, 2014

Not Entrance

Yes, the doors look so much as if it is an entrance that the signs are needed?

Saturday, July 5, 2014

Celebration of Independence Day

Yesterday, Blacksburg hosted a grand celebration of Independence Day with music and food.

Friday, July 4, 2014

Fourth of July

Lots of ways to celebrate Independence Day.

Thursday, July 3, 2014

Part of the history of Blacksburg

This building, in the midst of downtown, will be auctioned next week (along with the attached two buildings).  It is in the middle of town.

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Musician at the Market

The Farmers Market often, almost always, has music.

Tuesday, July 1, 2014


Home on one of the major streets.