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.

Sunday, November 8, 2015

The Lyric theatre, the Heart of Blacksburg

A book chronically the history of the Lyric Theatre was launched at a grand ceremony tonight.  The creators: front row: writer:  Cheryl Wood Ruggiero, designer, Christina O'Connor, person to whom the book is dedicated Lindsay West, writers Su Clausen Wicker and Lesley Howard.  back row Don Drapeau, chair of the Lyric Board.

Saturday, November 7, 2015


Internationally known poet Nikki Giovanni, talked to some of the members of the Virginia Tech Faculty Women.  Giovanni has been on the faculty of Virginia Tech for many years.

Friday, November 6, 2015

Vegetable Garden

End of the season.

Thursday, November 5, 2015


Ann Hess Pottery will be part of the Y Craft Fair. The Fair, Nov. 13 to 15, has been an annual sale for a long time.  Customers count on it for holiday gifts.

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Fiddlers Green

A home under construction about a mile from downtown.  The truck and the portapotty might give some scale as to its size.

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Early Morning

Lots of action in downtown.

Sunday, November 1, 2015

Applebutter making at a church

Parishioners from a church get together to do the work to create applebutter.