.....that I can place my entire hand inside the cracks in our yard. I kid you not. It's so hot that the two desert tortoises must be kept inside to keep them from overheating. Desert tortoises. It's so hot that the Minions are panting. I've never seen cats pant before, have you? This is the poor cats first summer and I doubt they are enjoying it much. I know I'm hoping and praying this drought breaks soon as is every animal on this property.