October 4, 2007
Blythe Bradford listens to a cassette tape of Van Morrison’s album “Moondance” during her wait Thursday at Wabash Station on Thursday evening, Oct. 4, 2007.
Wabash Station is currently used as the central hub for the city’s public transport system.
October 3, 2007
The passages of The Spider refer to those who refer to Allah as their creator but do not follow the path of righteousness. Those who follow the path of righteousness will be rewarded in the afterlife. The Glorious Morning Light focuses on how we should treat with kindness those who are homeless or orphaned because God is the guardian to all of us.
Listen to Mohamed El-Sayed Deif recite a selection from the Quran. He recited from Surah Al Ankabut — The Spider, section 29, 58-63 and The Glorious Morning Light sections 1-10 before Friday night’s service at the Islamic center in Columbia.
Chris Stevens looks out his office window as he shows off his one and only tattoo. Stevens' wife gave him a gift certificate to "Living Canvas" because she did not think she'd be able to get a second tattoo until he got his first. "I didn't tell my wife when I got it (the tattoo). I thought it'd be fun to wait and see if she noticed," Stevens said.
Chris Stevens signs paperwork at his desk at Boone County National Bank. Stevens recently got a tattoo on his left shoulder of the Fleur de Lis, a French word that means "flower of the lily."
Jollene Kuo has 21 diamond studs in her ears.
Jollene Kuo wore a blond wig to tone down her style while working as a reporter at KOMU.
Justin Stuart is a co-owner of the new Ninth Street Tattoo parlor. It is Stuart's second business.
Tour Bus fashioned as a state of the art mobile tattoo parlor. "It was called J.D.'s Body Art," recalls Jones. "People who didn't know him would ask for J.D. If you knew him, you called him Sam." Since then, he's covered his body in tattoos, hidden under regular business clothes.
Dean Jones, co-owner of Living Canvas Tattoos got his first tattoo on his 18th birthday, in a Silver Eagle
Ibrahim Felifal and Emil Kapili talk with Quran reciter Mohamed El-Sayed Deif after the final prayer on Friday, Sept. 29, 2007, at the Islamic Center of Central Missouri. Mohamed El-Sayed Deif is in Columbia for the holy month of Ramadan to recite the entire Quran.
Mohamed El-Sayed Deif.
Mohamed El-Sayed Deif moved to Cairo to attend a five-year college that taught him how to properly recite the 114 chapters, or surahs, of the Quran.
Costumes and decorations fill the alley between Ninth and Tenth Streets on Walnut in downtown Columbia as part of Gotcha!'s Halloween preparation. Gotcha! has begun renting costumes for the approaching holiday, and now has extended store hours every day from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Ashley Counts helps a fellow employee hang up costumes at Gotcha! in downtown Columbia on Wednesday, Oct. 3. Counts has been working at Gotcha! for three years. "The job is pretty insane, but also really fun," she said.
Costumes and decorations fill the alley between Ninth and Tenth Streets on Walnut in downtown Columbia as part of Gotcha!'s Halloween preparation. Gotcha! has began renting costumes for the approaching holiday, and now has extended store hours every day from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
October 2, 2007
Near Ashland on Sept. 26, Stanley Nichols, a World War II veteran, shows medals he recieved after the war.