Monday, August 31, 2015

Corner of College and Draper


Certainly a major intersection with both the promenade vehicle lanes both of which were quiet considering the community is booming.

Sunday, August 30, 2015

End of baseball season


Some action at the end of baseball season.

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Yard Band


Beautiful fall evening brought out music.

Friday, August 28, 2015

Amorphallus titanum aka Stinky Phil


Aka Corpse plant, it is expected to bloom tomorrow.  The plant blooms about every five years and when it does the strong scent seems to smell like rotting flesh.  It comes from a rain forest in Sumatra.  This one lives at the Jacob A. Lutz Garden Complex at Virginia Tech

Thursday, August 27, 2015

St. Phillip's


The Anglican Church has changed its name to St. Phillip's.

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Read Between the Wines

Poet Nikki Giovanni captivated the supporters of the Blacksburg Museum and Cultural Foundation at an event this evening.

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Welcoming students


This year the regular Welcome Students set up on a street that many, many, students walk to get to the Virginia Tech campus.  Yes the cookies are baked by members of the church, and these welcomers said the fruit was much more popular than the cookies.  

Monday, August 24, 2015

Watching the bullpen


Baseball action at Calfee Park.

Sunday, August 23, 2015

Gobble Cakes window signs


Gobble Cakes has a resident poet.

Saturday, August 22, 2015

still learning about new meters


Still on the learning curve for the new parking meters.  These meters, on one of the streets, still offer to take coins as well as credit cards.  I have not tried them, but I will do so...soon.

Friday, August 21, 2015

New Era in Parking Fee


Blacksburg instituted a new style of paying for parking.  No more coins in a meter.  The new terminals take credit cards.

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Traffic: cars and people


The community is booming.

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

View of the valley


From the top of the Hill golf course.

Monday, August 17, 2015

Deer again


Somehow, I can't resist taking their photo when they wait and pose.

Sunday, August 16, 2015

Football team fund-raising

Some of the Blacksburg High School team members fund-raising in front of the Kroger's grocery store.

Saturday, August 15, 2015

Climbers


Crimper's Climbing Gym had a session for young climbers to test their skills.

Friday, August 14, 2015

Just a field


Along Clay St.

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Washington St.


This is the end of Washington St.

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

vegetable garden continued


this continues to be a beautiful garden

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Power lines and haybales


These are square bales.  Most of the bales I see are round.

Monday, August 10, 2015

This is my best side

Ready for the show.

Sunday, August 9, 2015

Artist Working


In the Hahn Horticulture Garden.

Saturday, August 8, 2015

Summer evening


Blacksburg offers concerts out on Henderson Lawn.

Friday, August 7, 2015

Downtown lines and rectangles


Seemed no curves or circles

Thursday, August 6, 2015

Livestock arena



Inside the Alphin-Stuart Livestock arena

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Art at the garden


The Horticulture Garden also provide art:  Ortho Tango and the steer.

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Monday, August 3, 2015

Signs


Kipps Elementary School has it right.

Sunday, August 2, 2015

4-H'ers showing hogs


Montgomery County 4-H Fair livestock show.  Young men and women learning agriculture.

Saturday, August 1, 2015

Blue moon over Blacksburg


Last night's blue moon was still out this morning.