Sunday, December 31, 2017

Skate Ramp

Skateramp in Christiansburg

Saturday, December 30, 2017

St. Mary's oils

Practicing with lighting.

Friday, December 29, 2017

View of the Valley

I think this is the Catawba Valley

Thursday, December 28, 2017

Art show at the Moss

Some of the Blacksburg High School students' carpentry was part of the art show.

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Sunday, December 24, 2017

at the Inn at Virginia Tech

Community groups decorate the trees for the lobby.

Friday, December 22, 2017

new River Fiber

Perhaps a new business is opening in this E. Roanoke St. location.  Looks like an embroidery needle and a yarn ball.

Thursday, December 21, 2017

For the study of distilling

Equipment for the study of distilling malt.  It is in the Food Science Technology area.

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Blacksburg High School Art Show

A photo section of the Blacksburg High School art show at a Moss gallery.

Monday, November 27, 2017

For Small Business Saturday

Wilderness Road Chorus performed holiday music as part of the town's Small Business Saturday event.

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Drone cage

The place in which drones can be test is visible across the parking lot.

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Saturday, November 18, 2017

Friday, November 17, 2017


Seems a party.

Thursday, November 16, 2017

View from research building

View from a research and extension building at Virginia Tech.  It is Human Agricultural and Biosciences Building 1.

Monday, November 13, 2017

Friday, November 10, 2017

Smart Road

Part of the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute; know locally as the Road to Nowhere, the Smart Road is a test facility.

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Pick up game

Near the Virginia Tech campus

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Fall color

Along Main St.

Monday, November 6, 2017

Tomorrow is Election Day

League of Women Voters places signs to remind voters.

Sunday, November 5, 2017

A Blacksburg frog

The frogs are part of the sustainability efforts and are near significant water resources.

Friday, November 3, 2017

Classic fall scene

From along the Huckleberry Trail.

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Work continues on remodeling bank

Construction equipment needed the street to lift the beams.

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Hope there is a party

Community is celebrating.

Friday, October 27, 2017

Nearby Town of Christiansburg

View from the fourth floor of one of the government buildings in downtown Christiansburg.

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Green and orange fruit

Vegetable bins are colorful.

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Moss Center for the Arts

The building is named for its major donor, artist P. Buckley Moss

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Football action

Always an exciting day in town when there is a home football game.  This was early in the game.

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.