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.

Thursday, August 10, 2017


The business does landscaping.

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Police station

Gazebo near the police station

Monday, August 7, 2017


The frogs are symbols of water quality efforts.

Saturday, August 5, 2017

Vehicles at Steppin' Out

Fire Department had its vehicles at the Steppin' Out street Fair today.

Friday, August 4, 2017

Sign for the school

In the playground of the school

Thursday, August 3, 2017


On Draper Road

Wednesday, August 2, 2017


Steps by the library.

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Bank remodeling from other side

Still a lot of action at the new lofts at the National Bank.

Monday, July 31, 2017

Thomas Connor House

There are offices in this historic building on Draper Road.

Saturday, July 29, 2017

Music at the Festival

The Festival at Abingdon featured a variety of music.  We saw a young women's dance group and the show "Footloose" as well as the pipe band within a short block.

Friday, July 28, 2017


at the Hahn Horticulture Garden

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Next to the new Lofts

Just a view of the historic Masonic Lodge, next the new lofts

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Renovation of bank with lofts

Work continues with the addition of more lofts.

Monday, July 24, 2017

Humid day

Hot and humid

Sunday, July 23, 2017

Parked by Former School Bldg

These look like the modular lofts that were placed on the former bank building.

Friday, July 21, 2017

Wednesday, July 19, 2017


This bush is almost in bloom.

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Sun through trees

Winding road through the forest.

Monday, July 17, 2017

Renovating the Hill

The Hill has been Blacksburg's golf course for a long time.  At a meeting, community residents talked about the plan.

Saturday, July 15, 2017

Mt. Lake Biological Research Station

Mt. Lake Biological Research Station had open house today to show the research work there.  It also features collaboration with artists so that each can share their perspectives.

Friday, July 14, 2017

Still here

Many deer nearby

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Ready to bloom

This plant has many buds.

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Remodeling Bank Building

Remodeling to create a new business opportunity to an old Main St. building.

Monday, July 10, 2017

Dirty Dancin' movie set

One of the buildings at Mt. Lake used in the film Dirty Dancin'

Saturday, July 8, 2017

Mt. Lake Hotel

The hotel, featured in the film "Dirty Dancing" features stone facade. 

Friday, July 7, 2017


Sun and storm clouds.

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Golf course sprinklers

Today, between the rain showers.

Tuesday, July 4, 2017


Celebrating by flying the flag.

Monday, July 3, 2017

Snowball bush

Again the Hahn Horticulture Garden.

Friday, June 30, 2017

Deer again

I am not sure, but it seems to be the same deer every morning.

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Container gardening

At the Hahn Horticulture Garden

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Fish sculpture

Beside a stream at the Hahn Horticulture garden.