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Bob Edgell sews at Edgell’s Shoe Shop, in Knox, Indiana.”The shop has been in his family for 100 years this year, by the way,” writes photographer Kay Westhues of the wonderful website fourteenplacestoeat.com.

John Nance of Tricon Timber in St. Regis, Montana, used a saw guided by lasers to cut 2×4’s.

Photo: Mary Annette Pember
Pamela Arnosky bundles lilies, larkspur, and other blooms in Blanco, Texas.
She and her husband Frank operate Texas Specialty Cut Flowers, a farm in the
Texas Hill Country. They supply markets and florists in Central Texas with
fresh flowers year round.
Photo: Julie Ardery
Michele Howser, Head Start Cook, helps pre-school children with their breakfast at the Oakland Head Start in Garret County, Maryland.
Photo: Kainaz Amaria