Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Mountain behind fog

Low clouds cover Blacksburg, but not the mountains and hills.

Sunday, June 28, 2015

At the wine tasting event

8th annual Lavender Festival at Beliveau Estate Winery.  There was music as well as great wine.

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Norway heritage

Practicing still life photography for the family reunion.

Friday, June 26, 2015

Historic home

Lovely evening to walk the 16 Squares.  

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Up on the Roof

One of the events to promote local businesses is Up on the Roof, a social at the top of Kent Square.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Home in 16 Squares

One of the historic homes.

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Pandapas Pond

Ducks by the shore.

Monday, June 22, 2015

Real Cardinal, Statue of owl

Cardinal seemed to be watching the owl statue.

Sunday, June 21, 2015

St. Paul AME Church

This historic church is in the 16 Blocks of the original Blacksburg.

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Summer Solstice Selebration

Just about ready for the start of the run.

Friday, June 19, 2015

Sun shining on home

Beautiful morning sunrise.

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Determined flower

I believe this flower is called Batchelor Button.  This one seemed quite determined to bloom.  

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Water still visible

Water played a major role in the development of Blacksburg.  On a tour of the 16 Squares of historic Blacksburg, our guide noted that Blacksburg is restoring or "daylighting" some of the historic waterways.

Monday, June 15, 2015

Farmers Market

Plants and preserves are part of the products.

Saturday, June 13, 2015

 Blacksburg observed the 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War, the War Between the States, with a camping re-enactment, a historical display, and flag display.  Music of the Civil War era was a wonderful part of the observance at Smithfield Plantation.

Friday, June 12, 2015

Harvest Table

A restaurant that serves local food in a delightful manor.  Has great photos in the dining room, too.

Thursday, June 11, 2015

The Tent at Barter

A stage at Barter Theatre is the Tent.  Today, "Keep on the Sunny Side" was performed in the tent.  

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Ninth fairway

Another round almost finished.

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Caboose Playground

Seems empty on a delightful day.

Sunday, June 7, 2015

Tree trunk

An abstract study.

Saturday, June 6, 2015


Quite a sophisticated garden just started.  I plan to follow its progress.  There is a fence to protect it from the deer.  

Friday, June 5, 2015

Art Walk

Two stops on the Art Walk, an event that gives all of us the chance to meet the artists. 

Thursday, June 4, 2015

Music at St. Luke

Musician at one of the Blacksburg Cultural events at St. Luke and the Odd Fellows Hall.

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Horse Center

Virginia Tech's Horse Center is near the campus.  

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Artist P. Buckley Moss

The artist P. Buckley Moss after whom the Virginia Tech Moss Center is named, spoke at an event.

Monday, June 1, 2015

Hooptie bike

One of the many creative forms of transportation offered by Hooptie.