Michael Jackley stands at the door of Peggy Sue's cafe in Mt. Ayr, Iowa recently. Jackley was sweeping the floor while getting ready to close up for the night. The cafe specializes in shakes and burgers with a bee bop twist of course.
Ben Halperin, co-owner of the Augusta Restaurant in Oxford, IA, holds the breaded pork tenderloin that was named the Best Breaded Pork Tenderloin in Iowa for 2009.
Julie enjoys a smoke on the sidewalk next to her shop in Old San Juan Puerto Rico on a beautiful January day. Local merchants were preparing their stores for a cruise ship that was arriving later that day bringing tourists ready to buy souvenirs.