The Drought

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    A field of Texas sunflowers lost to the drought. Featured on the Flickr Blog 8/1/2011. #493 in Explore 8/3/2011.

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    1. **Hazel** 33 months ago | reply

      A very sad sight Terry, so sorry that you are suffering in this way!! We were complaining a few months ago but nothing like this!! I hope the drought ends soon :-((

    2. DugJax 33 months ago | reply

      Oh my! When they say 'exceptional drought' on The Weather Channel, it's hard to imagine what that really means. This image shows the devastation. Incredible and sad. Hope ya'll get rained upon and soon!

    3. cosmos traveler 33 months ago | reply

      We are in some deep peanut butter.

    4. alextbaum 33 months ago | reply

      sad image, but thanks for sharing
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    5. Conny C. Photography 33 months ago | reply

      Thank you for sharing this. Brings home the reality to those (like me) and helps us understand.

    6. Romansurfer 33 months ago | reply

      Congratulations great image

    7. Anomiepete 33 months ago | reply

      Super straight image with a lot of emotion

    8. p_dude 33 months ago | reply

      Sad situation - fine graphic expression

    9. Bill_Oswald 33 months ago | reply

      Powerful image, conveys the seriousness of the situation. Congratulations on making the flickr blog.
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    10. Fort Photo 33 months ago | reply

      Congrats on the feature, but praying for rain.

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    11. Home Land & Sea 33 months ago | reply

      Oh wow, I'm sorry :(

    12. ladybugbkt 33 months ago | reply

      Fantastic image; terrible situation.

    13. junkerjane 32 months ago | reply

      Scary beautiful.

    14. Hans van der Boom 28 months ago | reply

      Scary and beautiful indeed.

    15. willolsson 22 months ago | reply

      Uhhhhh.... that's how you harvest Sunflower seeds. Nothing in this photo is damaged by drought. In fact this particular farmer planted sunflowers because they wouldn't be affected as much by the drought.

    16. TPorter2006 22 months ago | reply

      Sorry, I talked to the farmer and these plants all died from the Texas drought of last year.

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