8 a.m. — Pongo, a 4-year-old Miniature Schnauzer, eagerly awaits to eat his breakfast in Marion, S.D., on Tuesday, April 14, 2020.
9 a.m. — Sammi holds up a smoothie cup to the light as a simple reminder that in a world of chaos, people can make a choice to be kind to one another in Marion, S.D., April 14, 2020.
1 p.m. — Even when people are not able to physically be together, the post office in Marion, S.D., keeps people connected through hand-written letters and care packages on April 14, 2020.
1 p.m. — The message on Southeastern Electric Cooperative’s sign reminds passers-by the importance of kinds words on April 14, 2020.
1 p.m. — Jaxon Schrag rubs the belly of Rocky, a Red Heller, on a beautiful afternoon in Marion, S.D., on April 14, 2020.
2 p.m. — Jaxon Schrag, 17, dunks the ball to relieve some extra energy from being trapped in the house in Marion, S.D., on April 14, 2020.
4 p.m. — A sign is made for a picture where junior board members each hold up a sign with a specific word, then each of their photographs will be put in a collage to create an encouraging saying for their junior members in Marion, S.D. on April 14, 2020.
5 p.m. — Blades cover the counter in the downstairs mud-room, home to Jfitter’s Blade Sharpening Service, in Marion, S.D. on April 14, 2020. Jaxon Schrag has been sharpening blades for more than a year and quarantine hasn’t slowed him down.
6 p.m. — Clorox wipes can be found in every vehicle at the Schrag household. Gas stations have been taking extra precautions to keep the community safe in Freeman, S.D. on April 14, 2020.
8 p.m. — 605 Sires + Donors has changed their in and out policy to help curb the spread of coronavirus in Marion, S.D. on April 14, 2020.
8 p.m. — A full storage tank is found at 605 Sires + Donors in Marion, S.D. on April 14, 2020.
8 p.m. — Canes line the half wall in the 605 Sires + Donors office until they are packaged to either be stored in bulk tanks or sent to breeders across the country in Marion, S.D. on April 14, 2020.
9 p.m. — The sun sets over a pond on Schrag 605’s farm in Marion, S.D. on April 14, 2020. Sammi sees it as a reminder that there will always be beauty at the end of the day, no matter what chaos occurred earlier.
10 p.m. — Card games have become a popular way to pass the time in quarantine at the Schrag household in Marion, S.D., on April 14, 2020.