A scene on the side of the highway in Arizona just past the New Mexican state border May, 2011. An ostrich farm and gift shop called Stewart's Petrified Wood is located on the property.
Lewis Baumgartner tours his farm in Millersburg, Mo. on Oct. 10, 2013. Baumgartner was a farmer humorist before two strokes left him with difficulty in speaking and mobility.
A scene from Just Another Desert Party in June 2011. Just Another Desert Party is an annual bash held outside Phoenix, Az. that includes camping and a Thunder Dome for battling in post-apocalyptic-themed attire.
Kaitlynne Taylor, 14, of Phoenix, sits in front of Modified Arts during First Friday. Taylor is part of the SCA (Society of Creative Anarchronism).
Ryan Ferguson makes his way to a press conference held at the Tiger Hotel Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013. Ferguson was released from prison earlier in the evening after being convicted for murder in 2005. The case—which stems from the beating and strangling of Tribune sports editor Kent Heitholt Halloween night 2001—has attracted media attention nationwide.
Missouri defensive back Duron Singleton, center-right, congratulates quarterback James Franklin, center-left, after the Tigers' 38-23 win over Toledo Saturday at Memorial Stadium.
Daniel Sartin, 14, watches Harrisburg High School's inaugural home game against Tipton High School Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013. Younger children played in a small lot near the football field during the game.
Sophomore Garrett Malinski, left, and juniors Joe Fulca and Christian Elliott break to get a drink of water Aug. 27, 2013 at Fr. Tolton Regional Catholic High School's football practice.
Michele Spry and Tom Trabue spend time together at Trabue's home in Columbia, Mo. Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013. Spry wrote her first children's book, titled "Tom T's Hat Rack," about Trabue's Stage 3a Hodgkin's lymphoma. "The inspiration was for the kids—taking a bad situation such as Tom's cancer and turning it into something positive," said Spry.
Mayor Cheri Reisch stops in for a Diet Coke at Bad Citizen Coffee & Pub on Sept. 21, 2013 in Hallsville, Mo. Reisch is in her first term as mayor months after she was fired as city clerk by the town's Board of Aldermen.
The Flaming Lips performing at LouFest Music Festival in St. Louis, Mo. Aug. 26, 2012.
Black Lips performing at the Rhythm Room in Phoenix, Az., June 22, 2011.
Jonathan Fournier plays with his son Rivers, 6 months, outside the Museum of Modern Art in New York City July 22, 2013.
The Manhattan skyline behind construction on the Brooklyn Bridge in July, 2013.