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Grasshoppers everywhere

This has been one rough summer. We have so many grasshoppers that it looks like one of the plagues from the bible. I took a picture of one of those little hoppers. When he’s all by himself he doesn’t look so tough but when he’s with his friends and family… look out!

Grasshopper close up
Grasshopper close up

Now I’m usually not one to complain but this is getting to be a little bit too much. It’s so hot we’re burning up here. I can’t believe how long it’s been since we’ve had rain or the last time the temperature was below 100 degrees!

Corn destroyed
Corn and garden destroyed

Total grasshopper devastation to our garden. Here is a picture of what’s left of our garden and I was so looking forward to that sweet corn… maybe next year.