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Past Photos of the Week

Every week we highlight another great submission from our annual photo contest

My son Eric Giuliani was visiting and took this picture with his drone from our deck in Jefferson Landing. —Bob Giuliani, Jefferson, Blue Ridge Energy
Ralph the Lavender Orpington rooster likes to go undercover in my red impatiens. —Judie Honeycutt, Hamlet, Pee Dee Electric
Tom is recovering from 2 strokes and was not well enough to get out of the car when visiting his horse. —Donna Mcclung, Monroe, Union Power Cooperative; Photo by Ilse Long
I find myself walking around Salem Lake in Winston-Salem on most weeks due to its serene beauty. It serves as the city's informal natural gathering place to escape the noise of everyday life. —Mason Pope, Winston-Salem
My daughter, Hannah King, took this photo of her dog, Beau, looking out over Stokes County from the top of Hanging Rock. We are lucky to live somewhere with such gorgeous outdoor spaces. —Angela King, Walnut Cove, EnergyUnited
My grandchildren put our 2-year-old Cavapoo in this doll car. They said she needed to go on a trip to the beach to see all of her doggie friends. —Jayme Trainor, Waxhaw
Elk River Falls beneath the Milky Way. When we arrived the sky was cloudy, but my weather app said the clouds would clear at 10:00. They didn't clear until after 11:00, but the result was worth the wait. —Ed Nelson, Mint Hill, Union Power Cooperative
We found three kittens that were born in a hollow tree in the woods behind our house. When I snapped this photo they were three weeks old and would come up to the edge of the tree for us to pick them up. —Melanie Maples, Fayetteville, South River EMC
Lolly and Jezebel, Scottish Highlands, enjoying the nice cool fall evening. —Brooke McNeill, Seagrove, Randolph EMC
Feeding time for the growing tree swallows. —Tommy Ballard, Alexis, Rutherford EMC
We had a litter of Duroc pigs and our five-year-old son begged to hold a piglet. His daddy helped him to hold a one-day-old piglet for the first time. He hugged her and said
This fabulous egret was showing off her modern dance techniques and the splender and grace of this magnificent creature was reflected on the water at Bogg Garden in Greensboro.—Lowell Rauch, Greensboro, Blue Ridge Energy