May 12, 2013
Colorado Rockies' Charlie Blackman (19) crosses the plate after his two-run home run as St. Louis Cardinals' Yadier Molina looks on in the sixth inning of Sunday's game at Busch Stadium in St. Louis.
New York Yankees' Vernon Wells (12) steals second as Kansas City Royals shortstop Alcides Escobar misses an error thrown by catcher Salvador Perez during the fifth inning of Sunday's game in Kansas City.
Riley Duren, the chief systems engineer for the Earth Science and Technology Directorate at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory shows the global map of carbon dioxide at Mount Wilson, Calif., on April 12. A mile above this city, sensors gaze down on the basin from atop Mount Wilson the way a satellite fixates on Earth, collecting pieces of information about Los Angeles' carbon footprint.
The pontiff canonized, Antonio Primaldo and his companions, also known as the Martyrs of Otranto; Laura di Santa Caterina da Siena Montoya of Colombia; and Maria Guadalupe Garcia Zavala of Mexico.
Pope Francis greets the faithful at the end of a canonization mass in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican on Sunday.
The photo of Kim Hutcherson's mom, Marianne Hollenbeck, was probably from the early '80s. Kim says, "It was taken in our kitchen on the farm where my mom and dad raised my two sisters and I, just south of Lentner, Mo. She loved to cook and passed that love on."
This photo taken in 2009, at Alicia's wedding rehearsal dinner near St. Louis, shows three generations of Baker girls. From left, front: Tracie Baker, Ashlyn Clemens, Nicole Clemens; back: Paula Baker, Alicia Fitzgerald.
Nancy Seymour Truesdell's mom, Martha Seymour, and dad hamming it up in December 2012 while having dinner at Murry's.
Bonnie Dickel Hoffman being "mom."
Michele Spry, Marsue Crews (mom) and Ashley Adams (sister) at home for Christmas in 2012.
From left to right, dad Fred Fritsch, Lisa Fritsch, Paul Fritsch and perpetual motion herself, mom Nancy Fritsch (takes a good camera to catch her standing still) before the Columbia Track Club 'Nut Run' on Feb. 2.
Paula Anselmo, left, and Carol Anselmo pose during high school senior pictures.
Katie Goens with her mom, Stephanie Goens, on Easter.
This was taken when EJ Deml's mom, Rita Deml, took first place at the Sand Drag Grand Nationals in Benton, Ill., in 1988. The family continues to participate in the race with its newest car.
Ry Colman with his mother, Cathy Hughes, at his grandmother's house during his birthday weekend in March.
Jessica Shearin reads with her mother, Lois Shearin. Jessica says, "This was my favorite book, Stone Soup. I would make my mom read it to me every night when I was about 5. It was always important to her that I read every day, and I can never thank her enough for that."
From left, Tonja Partridge and Tori Partridge attend a family wedding in St. Joseph on Aug. 25.
Jake Anderson stands April 17 in an equipment shed on his family's farm in Williamsburg. Anderson didn’t have to delve too deep into MU’s agricultural economics program before realizing he was destined to return to the 1,500-acre family farm. After all, that’s been the Anderson family trade since 1891.
Jake Anderson poses for a photo April 17 in an equipment shed on his family's farm in Williamsburg.
Najla Al Salama takes a break to enjoy the scenery with her 2-year-old son, Naif Bartlett, on a 1994 hike in Washington state.
From left, Karen Love (mother), Jim Love (father), Jake Love (brother) and myself, Allison Love, on Christmas 2012.