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The Memoirist

Does Easy Money Really Exist?

Grasshoppers helped teach me the difficulties of making easy money.

Photo by Jan Huber on Unsplash

They were my grandmother’s nemeses.

As five, six, and nine-year-olds, my siblings and I were recruited to help rid my grandmother’s yard of Lubber Grasshoppers. The mature black grasshopper with yellow, orange, and red markings grows up to three inches in length.




We publish memoirs, personal essays, and fictional memoir. Creative stories unpacked from the nostalgic hope chests of our lives.

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S. G. S. Abel

S. G. S. Abel

Writing stories through the lens of personal growth, parenting and 40+ yrs in special education. Twitter @abel2readaloud, IG @tinyteapottales

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