And you thought you didn’t like beets

My Ukrainian Baba makes the best pickled beets in the world. I’m sorry to anyone else who’s Baba makes beets, but they aren’t as good as these beets. My Baba also lives in Alberta. Which means when I run out of Baba’s pickled beets, we’re really out. For a looooong time. With the addition of…

Spring in the Desert

It’s spring! Actually, in the desert it’s been spring since January. I know. I’m sorry. But now, it’s really spring, and the flowers are all coming out. This little family of hedgehog cactus’s (cacti, I know, I just can’t bring myself to say it), lives on the corner of our property next to their towering saguaro…