Adam Pousson, Lawrence, loads his Weber grill with hot charcoal for a starter to his outdoor pizza.
Rex Russell, a busy community volunteer, painted classrooms at Plymouth Congressional Church, 925 Vt., with game themes.
Fixing a '60s-style hollow core door is an easy fix. A screen mesh is put over the hole, and a bonding material is spread over the mesh in several coats and sanded down till a smooth finish is completed.
From caterpillar to butterfly: From left, Kiefer Bullock, 4, and Cooper Bullock, 6, are pictured with their caterpillar habitat July 21 in which they are raising a Black Swallowtail Butterfly. The caterpillar had just begun its chrysalis formation at the time the photo was taken. They are the sons of Eliza and John Bullock, Lawrence. Eliza submitted the photo.
Cathy King, of Kaw Valley Natural Pet Care, feeds her dog Nellie, 10, a natural diet of beet greens and salmon that to keep her healthy. Some pet owners have turned to homemade foods to keep their animal companions healthy.
Evie Bear was stricken when she learned her Cockatiel named Eyropia had contracted heavy metal poisoning from her diet. She has a memorial tattoo of the bird.
Lottie, a seal point Siamese, and Oscar, a flame point Siamese, bask in the sunshine. They belong to Terri Osborn, Lawrence.