Monday, May 22, 2017

Saturday, May 20, 2017

The region's Coal Mining Heritage was celebrated with music and displays at the McCoy Community Park.  The memorial to coal mining is there.

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Appalachian Food

A photography display of some traditions was part of a luncheon featuring the food and history of Appalachian food.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017


Definitely posing for the camera.

Monday, May 15, 2017

Tree Beads

Always interesting creations at this home on Lee St.

Sunday, May 14, 2017

Roanoke Symphony Orchestra

The performance featured Broadway show music.

Friday, May 12, 2017

Virginia Tech commencement

Virginia Tech's commencement ceremony, today, brings visitors and the community decorates to welcome them

Thursday, May 11, 2017


Part of a Catholic celebration.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Food truck

One of the ways to dine at events.

Sunday, May 7, 2017

Sun on tree

Cold temperatures today.

Saturday, May 6, 2017

In sun

Sharkey"s in sun

Thursday, May 4, 2017


Virginia Tech is the leader in research on sports helmet safety.  The work was discussed at a meeting at which we got to see the sensors inside this football helmet.

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Short putt

At the Virginia Tech course

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Views of the space

The remodeling of the bank building continues.  

Monday, May 1, 2017

Gathering at St. Mary's

St. Mary's hosted the bishop of the diocese for a celebration bringing members from several Catholic Churches.

Sunday, April 30, 2017

Business and Bicycle

What is the business Blacksburg Escape, which has Quarantine  in its window.  The Bicycle is great.

Friday, April 28, 2017

Blossoms by Library

Sign of spring...not rising water.

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Water still rising

Weather is still rain and the levels of the creeks is still rising.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017


There has been rain and there is still rain in the forecast.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Air handling equipment

Lifting new equipment to the roof of a bank on Main St. 

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Bird nest

On my front porch light.

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Stormy day

Thunder storms went through then sunny skies.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017


Singers and instrumentalists at St. Mary's.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Skyline with Moss Center and Baptist Church

This is a view of the Blacksburg skyline.  I see it every day.

Monday, April 17, 2017


One of Virginia's symbols.

Sunday, April 16, 2017

Remembrance Bell Tower planned

Remembrance Memorial at St. Mary's Catholic Church.  The planned bell tower would be in memory of the April 16 tragedy.

Saturday, April 15, 2017

Friday, April 14, 2017

Blacksburg's new blue line

Blacksburg marked the Eastern Continental Divide and the sign explains its importance in the Revolutionary Era.

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Today is Thomas Jefferson's birthday.  His work is honored in Virginia.  This is his summer retreat home, Poplar Forest.

Wednesday, April 12, 2017


Beautiful day for a round of golf.

Monday, April 10, 2017

NRVCares pinwheels

New River Valley Cares uses the pinwheels to symbolize awareness of preventing child abuse.  The pinwheels appeared at many sites today.

Sunday, April 9, 2017

Music of Bach

Music of J.S. Bach to celebrate the christian tradition's Palm Sunday.  

Friday, April 7, 2017

Storm clouds

It is spring...any kind of weather.

Thursday, April 6, 2017

At Draper Overlook

Was there a home at the Draper Overlook?  It is at a parking lot by a trail.

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Barter theatre

Barter offers shows in a smaller setting at Barter Stage II

Monday, April 3, 2017

Vista Pointe

Vista Pointe is next to the Vistas.  Both developments are homes for families.

Sunday, April 2, 2017

Community Band Concert

Blacksburg Community Band played its 28th annual spring concert.  Jay Durner conducted and one piece was conducted by a guest, Richard Whitley Jr.

Saturday, April 1, 2017

D-Day Memorial

National D-Day Memorial is at Bedford, not too far from Blacksburg.

Thursday, March 30, 2017


The Abingdon Wolves by Barter Theatre

Wednesday, March 29, 2017


Long shadows at evening

Tuesday, March 28, 2017


So the community can know what is happening.

Sunday, March 26, 2017

Mountains near Blacksburg

Breath-taking mountains.

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Farm house

On Blacksburg road