Sunday, June 25, 2017

Singing at local event

Yesterday, nearly Pulaski County held a Relay for Life, fund-raising event and Wilderness Road Chorus was one of the entertainers.

Friday, June 23, 2017

Town Offices

Some community offices in this building which is called Seven Chimneys

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Play yard

All the items for summer play.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Hanging by fingertips

Crimper's Climbing Gym gave the opportunity to try the strength of holding with fingers.  

Monday, June 19, 2017

Dancer at Solstice event

Many musicians and dancers at the Summer Solstice.

Sunday, June 18, 2017

Frog, one of the 16

One of the special frogs that are downtown.  This one is also with a mill stone in a wall along Draper Road.  The frogs are symbols of the historic role of Blacksburg's streams.

Saturday, June 17, 2017

Friday, June 16, 2017

Town Hall

The Draper Road side of Blacksburg's town hall by a stone wall.

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Sign on historic building

New sign on one of the Main St. Buildings.  I guess I have been here too long.  I knew Wayne Brockenbrough when he was the owner of the newspaper, the News Messenger.  I still subscribe to the News Messenger.

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Polling place too

The library building also is the place where residents voted yesterday.

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Lifting parts into the building

 Major work on the historic bank building which is to become business space and loft apartments.  They seemed to be lifting the lofts into the structure.

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Garden Gala

Virginia Tech's Hahn Horticulture Garden held its annual fund-raising gala.  The party, with an auction, gives people the chance to bid on garden products and  support education programs at the Garden.

Friday, June 9, 2017

Tree by Piedmont St.

Grand morning sunlight today.

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Mingle at the Market

A good crowd at the Farmers Market for an event.

Monday, June 5, 2017


Many deer live nearby my home.

Sunday, June 4, 2017

On the lawn

This small building is on the lawn in front of this home.

Friday, June 2, 2017


The plaque explains why the mural is on Draper which once was Water St.

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Plane over golf course

Seems a sleek plane landing at the local airport this morning.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Must be a concern

Looking at the signs, is there a problem with vehicles going on Jackson St.?

Monday, May 29, 2017

For Memorial Day

At a Memorial.

Sunday, May 28, 2017

Saturday, May 27, 2017

Toward downtown

Morning on Harding Ave.

Friday, May 26, 2017

Farmers Market on a Friday

Friday afternoons are a quiet time before the evening and then Saturday morning activities.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Trees in Bloom

The trees, a Chinese variety that resembles the Virginia Dogwood but is resistant to the problems that had destroyed much of the real Dogwoods, are in bloom.

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.