Thursday, October 19, 2017

Pink ribbons

Pink Ribbons, symbols of fund-raising for research to eliminate breast cancer, appear on Main St.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Autumn day on the golf course

The course is still crowded on beautiful days.

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Blacksburg Candidate Forum

Conversations in the Blacksburg Town Hall lobby after a forum featuring Mayor and Town Council Candidates.  Forum was sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Montgomery County and the local branch of the NAACP.

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Demonstrators on Main St.

Main St. is the site for regular demonstrations.  This is an anti-War group.

Monday, October 9, 2017

Competition called Venga!

Crimper's Climbing Gym again hosted a competition with youth and adult categories.

Sunday, October 8, 2017

Blessing the land

St. Mary's Catholic Church is planning to build a new rectory and the pastor blessed the land today.

Saturday, October 7, 2017

Full moon

Near my home.

Friday, October 6, 2017

Art Walk

Downtown Blacksburg has an art walk monthly.  Two of the artists -- one at Art Panonnia and the other at Artful Lawyer

Thursday, October 5, 2017

House of Delegates Forum

League of Women Voters and NAACP arranged for all local Virginia House of Delegates to answer citizen questions.

Monday, October 2, 2017


Butterflies are my favorite.

Friday, September 29, 2017

Game Day

GameDay will be broadcasting from Blacksburg.  Major equipment is on the University entrance Mall.

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Lyric Masks

The classic tragedy and comedy are looking lovely.

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Discussion of an important topic

Researchers talked about Voting--and the attempts to control who gets to vote at a forum at the town council chambers.  

Monday, September 25, 2017

Highty Tighties

Virginia Tech's band, the Highty Tighties, played the national anthem as the field was filled with members of the Corps of Cadets.

Sunday, September 24, 2017

Stadium Woods

Lane Stadium is in the background of Stadium Woods.

Saturday, September 23, 2017

Lane Stadium

It was a fun-filled afternoon at Lane Stadium.  

Friday, September 22, 2017

Fall starts this afternoon

Foggy morning for Blacksburg.

Thursday, September 21, 2017

excellent form

On the Virginia Tech golf course.

Saturday, September 16, 2017

Obstacle course

Action on the obstacle course.  The new drone testing facility, still under construction, is behind it.

Friday, September 15, 2017

Self-driving car

One of the test vehicles for Virginia Tech's work on self-driving cars.  True, it was parked, but also true, no driver.  

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Drone Testing

The drone research projects will use a new "cage" near the Virginia Tech golf course.

Monday, September 11, 2017

sawed logs

In one of the yards

Sunday, September 10, 2017


Still summer day

Saturday, September 9, 2017


At the turfgrass research farm

Friday, September 8, 2017

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Wednesday, September 6, 2017


Construction cranes

Monday, September 4, 2017

Labor Day

Center of Blacksburg

Sunday, September 3, 2017

Football season opens

However, it is not a home game.  But the cannon will be at the game and will be fired whenever Tech scores.

Saturday, September 2, 2017

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Flowers by the library

Always nice flowers at the Blacksburg branch of the regional library.

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Town Hall with Senator

John Edwards, who represents this area in the Virginia Senate, talked about many issues at a town hall today.  

Sunday, August 27, 2017


Just wondering who made these footprints on my deck.

Saturday, August 26, 2017

New cadet parade

New cadets at Virginia Tech finished orientation with the traditional parade on the drill field.

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Greenhouses and another building

These are tucked away but still near the campus of Virginia Tech

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Praying mantis

This creature was at my desk this afternoon.

Monday, August 21, 2017

90 percent eclipse here

Many gathered throughout the community.  At the Holtzman center, he focused the eclipse to help us see it.  It was difficult to photograph, but I tried.

Sunday, August 20, 2017

Business sign

The sign for this company is on the side of the building...not the front.

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Table at Fair

Another scene from the 4-H Fair.

Friday, August 18, 2017

Ag equipment preserved

A history-buff has refinished and preserved this corn sheller.

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Calfee Park

Near Blacksburg is a historic baseball park which is active with the Pulaski Yankees.

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Blacksburgers tour in Charlotte

A tour took a group to a historic home near Charlotte NC.  It is a historic home named Rosedale.

Monday, August 14, 2017

Fire Truck

Control panel

Sunday, August 13, 2017

Community theatre

The cast enjoys an after performance photo with the winners of their audience participation Bingo.

Saturday, August 12, 2017

4-H Fair

4 H Fair today, with cattle, sheep, and hogs, as well as exhibits from other 4-H projects.