Kenneth Brown, John Evans, Donald Mincey and William Elliott (clockwise from left) play rummy in downtown Somerset as the sun goes down and clouds threaten to rain on them. They've played cards here several times a week for about a year.
Brittany Buck, 16, watches tv with her boyfriend Kyle Corbitt, 16, after school while he holds their sleeping daughter Jayden. Jayden was born in October of 2010, and since then Brittany and Kyle have been raising her while still attending high school.
Andrew Skaggs and Sarah Howell, who are engaged but still live separately, eat lunch together after church on Sunday every week.
Sydney, Jacob and Eva Dominguez shop for fireworks at the stand run by the East Bakersfield Lions Club in front of Vons on Stockdale Highway in Bakersfield, Calif.
Sergio Emmanuel Perez (center) prepares with other members of the clergy in the sacristy for the mass in which he will be ordained a priest at Our Lady of Guaqalupe Church in Bakersfield.
St Joseph's freshman forward Papa Ndao reaches over the shoulder of WKU's freshman forward Vinny Zollo while trying to recover a rebound in the second half of the game at WKU on Nov. 11. St Joseph would go on to beat WKU 72-61.
Becky Shoemaker braves the midsummer Bakersfield heat to tend to her rosebush in her front lawn that she nursed back to health after the previous owners of her home had left it neglected.
Underage would-be concert goers are reflected in the window of Tidball's in downtown Bowling Green as Morning Teleportation performs.
Mariah Wolitski does her hair in the chaos of the dressing room before the final dress rehearsal for Western Kentucky University's production of "Oklahoma!".
Tim Straubel, a German professor at Western Kentucky University, hugs his dog Owen in the backyard of his home in Bowling Green.