The Good, The Bad, & The Broken Down in the Desert

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Est. 1989

This is a picture of my ‘sister’ Alleah and I when we were little girls. I say ‘sister’ because although we are not blood-related, this girl was there the day I was born and has been as much a sister to me throughout my life than any blood sibling could have been.

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May 2015 Favorites

I love May. Even in my mid-twenties seeing ‘May’ on the calendar still gives me that “school’s out,” sunshine and freedom feeling. This May, however, has been a particularly busy one, and the pressure was compounded by the sense of urgency that always comes when LTJG Husband is leaving soon: honey-do lists (for each of us) all over the place. And yet, I can’t help but be grateful for all the sweet things this May still managed to bring along with it. Here are a few of them…

1. Nectarines Are Finally In Season

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After prowling the local farmer’s market for weeks and not finding any, my momma gifted me these from her CSA. They are honestly sweeter than candy! Time for a CSA? I think so.

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