Meet Apollo, a rescue dog belonging to Jimmie I. Holmes, father of Mason Weems, Pedernales EC. Taken in to replace Jimmie’s longtime friend Budder Bean, who was lost to cancer, Mason now is trying to figure out who rescued whom.
Jan Sage, Guadalupe Valley EC, says daughter-in-law Tashana Klonius Hayes took this photo of a 1947 Chevrolet flatbed truck on Jan’s dad’s farm near San Angelo. Alfonse Schwartz, Jan’s dad, is a Concho Valley EC member. ‘The license plate says Texas Farm Truck, and that’s exactly what it is used for—the farm. This truck stays and works at Alfonse Schwartz Farms,’ she says.
Early one morning, Evan Smith, Pedernales EC, was hiking in his Briarcliff neighborhood. ‘I was struck how the sun was just bouncing off the grass tops and stopped to take a shot. It was pretty spectacular,’ he says.
Pete Vollenweider, United Cooperative Services, calls this shot, ‘South Texas Cowboy.’
There is something powerful and raw about black-and-white photography. And, as you can see from our favorites this month, black and white is anything but simple. It can be soft, it can be harsh, it can be textured and it can be smooth. Thank you for the more than 300 unique photos hitting every point on the gray scale—Ansel Adams might be proud of our talented members!
McAllen, the self-declared South Pole of Texas, kicks off the festive season on December 7 with its Holiday Parade, which the city describes as the largest illuminated holiday and helium balloon parade in Texas.
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