Mrs. Ruda grins in response to warm words from her husband, Mr. Ruda on the Diwali festival at Bhaktivedanta Manor Hare Krishna Temple in Watford, London, UK.
At the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust's Children's Festival, two young girls admire the wonders of the Luminarium, essentially an over-sized balloon made for people to explore.
A fire breaks out on the lawn of a Berkeley Dr. resident late Tuesday night in the midst of extreme low temperatures documented at -2° F in Syracuse, NY. Here, a fireman is returning to the truck to coil up hoses and head back to the station.
A veteran of the Emanuel Synagogue's Sisterhood, Gloria Bein is a master organizer and amazing contributor to the inner-workings of the West Hartford, CT Jewish community. Here, she sits on the porch of her bright red house studying her Haftorah portion, part of the Shabbat morning service, for a future Saturday morning service.
A young boy sits on his father's shoulders as he chats with fellow community members wishing them a "Happy Diwali" at the Bhaktivedanta Manor Diwali celebration.
A woman glides down Oxford Street on a warm September afternoon.
Macklemore tears up the stage of the Carrier Dome as fan and Syracuse Student Shanice Bland grooves to the music.
Joseph Fierberg stands on the streets of Florence, Italy basking in the golden beams of the sun.
After teaching two hot yoga classes in one day, Joel Lindo performs advanced level poses in the studio.
Jack sits in his home in Pittsburgh, PA amidst his 12 cats watching television and chatting about the various jobs he worked as a young man.
Steven Pahuskin and his new bride, Jaclyn share in their first dance as husband and wife.
Two children wait in the car as their parents go grocery shopping at an outdoor fresh food shop in downtown Pittsburgh, PA.
Jyoti Patel grins as she entertains herself with her mobile while her corner shop, Pedlar's News in Edgware, UK, is empty.
As she floats through the air, Shanice Bland embodies the culture and sound of contemporary rock 'n roll music. Here, she cradles Anastasia, the prized possession of good friend and guitarist, Alex Ganes.
Showing off her new jingling coin skirt, Emma Pahuskin shimmies around her living room in West Hartford, CT.
As he recovers from a sorely broken arm, Sam Goodman, 101, sits outside admiring the warm summer breeze outside the Hebrew Home in West Hartford, CT.
Sandra sneaks some sweets at the buffet after the big Thanksgiving feast at her Great Aunt Claire's house in Brooklyn, NY.
After a major fall, Samuel Seigel is at Menorah Park, a rehabilitation center for the Jewish Elderly in Syracuse, NY.
Victor Pahuskin, age 4, smiles, but only because his Mommy asked him to.