Thursday, December 31, 2015

Looking each way

Looking each way up and down Main St. this afternoon.

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Wintery weather

Today was cloudy but still spring temperatures. Don't know what to think.

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Sunset in the mountains

The Moss Center for the Arts and the old smokestack from the power plant are visible on the right.

Monday, December 28, 2015


A home at the corner of Jefferson and Piedmont sts.

Sunday, December 27, 2015

Saturday, December 26, 2015

Need practice to take moon photos

This morning the moon still appeared to be a full moon.

Thursday, December 24, 2015

Tis the Season

St. Mary's greening decorations

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Foggy Day

The horses are barely visible through the fog this afternoon.

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Christmas Tree on Main St.

Quiet along the downtown businesses.

Sunday, December 20, 2015

Young actor

This is the actor who played one of the classic roles in the Shepherd "Christmas Story" presented by the Summer Musical Enterprise.  Delightful production.

Saturday, December 19, 2015

First Snowfall of the season

Twas actually snow on the ground and cold today.  Maybe winter is coming.

Friday, December 18, 2015

St. Luke

The historic St. Luke

Thursday, December 17, 2015


Turner and Gilbert streets have mostly new buildings.

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Almost the holiday

Beeks Elementary has some decorations up.

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Near St. Luke

About a block from Main St. are the historical structures of St. Luke Church.

Sunday, December 13, 2015

Was the tree first?

Wonder when the lines for the hydrant were put in?

Saturday, December 12, 2015

X s near my home

Quite often the contrails from airplanes make patterns in the sky.

Friday, December 11, 2015

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Bare of leaves

These trees have lost all their leaves.

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Into Blacksburg

One of the streets leading into the downtown, Lee St.

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

A kind of holiday decoration

The red blooms are delightful.

Monday, December 7, 2015

One of the streams

The streams are always beautiful.

Sunday, December 6, 2015

Winter Morning

The frost and fog made the morning dramatic.

Saturday, December 5, 2015

Cover crop

The garden has settled down for the winter.

Friday, December 4, 2015

Christmas tree now

The tree in the middle again became the community holiday tree tonight.

Thursday, December 3, 2015

Jackson St.

Sunset by Jackson St.

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Holiday Lights

Many holiday lights are glowing.

Monday, November 30, 2015

Delivery Truck

Truck sports a colorful design.

Sunday, November 29, 2015

Balloons and banners encouraged shoppers to do so in the community.

Saturday, November 28, 2015

Capone's has moved

Capone's, a jewelry store, has been on Main Street for a long time.  It has now moved about two blocks...but is still on Main St., downtown.  I always told my family that if they wanted to get me a gift, almost anything from Capone's would be fine.

Friday, November 27, 2015

Full moon

Another view of the moon yesterday morning.

Thursday, November 26, 2015

Full moon Thanksgiving morning

Full moon just over the mountains this morning.

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Getting ready

Friends are starting to set the table for tomorrow's meal.

Tuesday, November 24, 2015


At the Blacksburg branch of the Montgomery-Floyd Regional Library.

Sunday, November 22, 2015


Always action at Crimper's Climbing Gym.

Saturday, November 21, 2015

Blacksburg enjoys Virginia Tech football

Game day at Lane Stadium.  The game also celebrated a long-term coach whose last game was today.  And the videographer I talked with yesterday was working the game today too.

Friday, November 20, 2015

Sports television network

Blacksburg is booming for a football game.  Today this television crew, with ESPN on their sign, was interviewing customers at Lefty's.

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Tree at sunset

Beautiful day.

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Ready for Rehearsal

Choir practice will be around the piano.

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Action on the wall

Crimper's Climbing Gym always has action.

Monday, November 16, 2015

Being interviewed for television news

Some of the young workers for the Y Arts and Crafts Fair were interviewed by WDBJ television station.  Wonderful art was available at the Fair.  

Saturday, November 14, 2015

Movie about rock climbing

Crimper's Climbing Gym showed the film Reel Rock 10.  Climbers came to watch the documentary in the indoor climbing gym.

Friday, November 13, 2015

Great style

True, Blacksburg is not on the water, but these posts with their lakeside style, have been at Lefty's restaurant for a long time.  They are reminiscent of when the building was operating as a different restaurant.  I enjoy seeing them.

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Veterans Day

Veterans Day ceremony at the Virginia Tech War Memorial Chapel.

Tuesday, November 10, 2015


Trying to get a dramatic photo of a sunset.

Monday, November 9, 2015

Antique projector

The Super Simplex projector that was used at the Lyric Theatre was know as Murgatroid, according to the new book on The Lyric theatre.  The antique is in the lobby.