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.
    IMAGE: Esther Radican
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    Bartlett Electric Cooperative member Pamela Peck said, “Yuck!” when this hairy tarantula crossed her yard.
    IMAGE: 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.
    IMAGE: Connie Fetzer
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    These ghostly shapes—actually, just condensation—were watching CoServ Electric member Esther Radican as she walked into work.
    IMAGE: 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.
    IMAGE: 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.
    IMAGE: 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.

 


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