This week. The week of all weeks. I flew into John Wayne Airport last Saturday. And I’ve been having the greatest time ever since. My best friend (and incredible photographer), Nicole, is in her last semester at Biola University, so we decided I needed to make a trip down to visit before she up and left for the Northwest again. In the last few days we have been east to west and back again – from Biola to Venice to Joshua Tree, the adventures just never seem to cease. We made the short trek out to Joshua Tree National Park on Sunday with some mutual friends, and climbed around for hours. The sun, the warmth, the rocks, the vegetation, the bone dry desert, the company.. It was incredible.