Saturday, April 30, 2016


Sun rise behind the sign

Friday, April 29, 2016


Blacksburg is on regular flight paths.  There often is a x visible near my home.

Thursday, April 28, 2016


It even seems more like summer than spring in my backyard.

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

16 block logo

The 16-Blocks logo is included in the sidewalk by the new stairway to the Black House

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

University Club

This is a place where students and visiting faculty can rent rooms on campus.  

Monday, April 25, 2016


Seven Chimneys is the name of this building where some Blacksburg Town offices are located.  It was a home.

Sunday, April 24, 2016

Real Dogwoods

The dogwood, the Virginia official tree, is in bloom.  The real dogwood is under stress and only those that are cared for are still blooming.

Saturday, April 23, 2016

Didn't get to Spring game

Couldn't get to the Spring game today.  I am a Va. Tech fan.  This was from last season.

Friday, April 22, 2016

Tuesday, April 19, 2016


Still blooming by the Police Station

Monday, April 18, 2016

Walking across streets has become issue

Another effort for safety at crossing streets

Sunday, April 17, 2016

Grand staircase

The opening of the grand staircase that leads up to the Black House and the Connor House was celebrated yesterday.  The logo of the 16 Blocks is in the sidewalk at the bottom of the stairs.

Saturday, April 16, 2016

April 16

A run of 3.2 miles for the 32 and Norris Hall

Friday, April 15, 2016

Professional awards

The professional organization to which I have belonged for decades presented its annual awards today.

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Enjoying the season

The hammock is in the traditional place of between two trees.

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Stained Glass window

One of the windows at St. Mary's Church

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

luther memorial

The words to express the church's philosophy.

Sunday, April 10, 2016

Warm-up by the choir

Choir members gather before Mass.  All the "mikes" are tested.

Saturday, April 9, 2016

Spring Snow

It has been a cold day and that is not so unusual for April.  The plan was to get photos of the Big Event, a day of community service by the students at Virginia Tech, but I didn't want to go out in the cold.

Friday, April 8, 2016


This is by Parks Anderson.  It has been in my home since 1971.

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Sign on Main St.

Always interesting signs out on the sidewalks.

Tuesday, April 5, 2016


In the midst of some of the parking lots.

Monday, April 4, 2016

Still Flowers

USPS still operating from this building downtown.

Sunday, April 3, 2016

Fashion on Main St.

Several different style of attire among the young women on Main St. 

Friday, April 1, 2016

Art walk

A couple of the galleries that hosted artists for the Art Walk.