October 2014 Photo Contest
Focus on Texas: Family
Clearly, love for family is something we all can relate to

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    Guadalupe Valley EC’s Thomas and Alicia Orsak’s grandkids, Aiden and Avery Dowdle, embrace after a short separation.
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    Guadalupe Valley EC’s Thomas and Alicia Orsak’s grandkids, Aiden and Avery Dowdle, embrace after a short separation.
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    This is how CoServ Electric’s Cari McCorkle’s family cools its toes in Galveston.
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    “There’s nothing more fun than a momma-daughter dance party,” says Tiffany Cassidy, Farmers EC, cutting a rug with her girl, Kayla Beth.
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    Timothy Zamudio says he wants to be just like his ‘GrandPa,’ Nueces EC’s Carlos Trevizo.
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    Jodie Landers, who operates his own fencing business, shows son Jeremy, 9, the ropes. Jodie and Julie Landers belong to Fannin County EC.
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    Concho Valley EC’s Jean Carolyn Cauble Long shared this 1912 photo of her family. Her father, Lois Cauble, the young boy in the front looking to the side, is pictured with her aunts, uncles and grandparents.
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    Caleb Hohon gives his papa a kiss. Thank you, Patricia and George Hohon, Bandera EC, for sending it in.
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    Web Extra: ‘Treehouses are for family fun,’ says Bill Parks, Navasota Valley EC. He provides the IDs, from left: Amy Shannon, Riley Shannon, Bill, wife Delayne, Iona Nichols, Nick Nichols, Garrett Shannon and Lindsay Parks Nichols.
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    Web Extra: The Jones cousins play after Thanksgiving dinner. Sent by CoServ Electric’s Cyril Reif.
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    Web Extra: A family of ducks takes a swim. Sent by Sharon Carter, Pedernales EC.
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    Web Extra: Carson and Kyle Lane Singleton, 14 months, inspect haygrazer before baling. The photo was submitted by Mary Jo Schooler-Singleton, daughter of Bill and Ann Schooler, members of Hamilton County ECA.
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    Web Extra: United Cooperative Services’ Beverly Brannan shared grandpa and the boys guarding the streets while visiting Tombstone, Arizona.
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    Web Extra: The Grinnans, Heart of Texas EC, celebrate the one-year anniversary of their adoptions. In the back row, from left, are Trey, Ashley and Marc. Shane and Michael are in the front.

Daughter. Granddaughter. Sister. Wife. And most recently, mother. I didn’t know my heart could hold so much love, but as my family grows, my heart keeps pace without missing a beat. I’m not the only one. Your photos offer a precious peek into the loves of your lives.