PICTURE THIS: Your communities in photosAug. 17, 2018 Picture This offers a glimpse of your communities through the lenses of Times photographers. [Jimmy McCorkle]A pup gets a free ride on his owner's neck because the streets were too hot for paws during recent Ottawa Riverfest activities. [Tom Sistak]One-and-a-half-year-old Ryder Sorenson loves to work in the garden and helps a few times a week in the Grand Ridge vegetable patch of his grandfather, Sonny Sorenson. Ryder here grabs another butternut squash to add to the harvest. [Katy Arnold]Marian and Eugene Thompson, of Marseilles, gather their things after U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger's recent veterans commendation ceremony at Ottawa City Hall. [Katy Arnold]Marseilles police officer James Buckingham, Police Chief Jim Hovious and volunteer Erin Byrd, of Marseilles, serve hot dogs, chips and beverages as lifeguard Kari Benson, 16, of Ottawa, grabs a hot dog during the recent National Night Out at the Marseilles swimming pool.