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October 2010 Photo Contest
Focus on Texas: EEEEK!
With Halloween just around the corner, it seems fitting to pay homage to that which makes you squeal

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    These ghostly shapes—actually, just condensation—were watching CoServ Electric member Esther Radican as she walked into work.
    Esther Radican
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    Bartlett Electric Cooperative member Pamela Peck said, “Yuck!” when this hairy tarantula crossed her yard.
    Pamela Peck
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    Pedernales Electric Cooperative member Connie Fetzer thought this shot of then 3-month-old granddaughter Charlotte Elizabeth really fit this month’s category—and so did we.
    Connie Fetzer
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    These ghostly shapes—actually, just condensation—were watching CoServ Electric member Esther Radican as she walked into work.
    Esther Radican
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    This 4-inch red-eyed devil really scared Alexandria Penshorn when she poked it with a pencil. Alexandria is the granddaughter of Pedernales Electric Cooperative member Cindy Fest.
    Cindy Fest
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    “I see you!” says this female blue dasher—one of the more common backyard dragonflies—captured in this fabulous macro shot by Medina Electric Cooperative member Paul Garcia.
    Paul Garcia

With Halloween just around the corner, it seems fitting to pay homage to that which makes you squeal. And from the looks of our entries, our little multiple-legged friends are, in fact, foes, frightening electric co-op members all across the state.

So here’s to bugs! Here’s to slugs! And, of course, here’s to the occasional, surprising scare.