Tuesday, February 7, 2023
Little Pasture on the Prairie

Little Pasture on the Prairie

pink baby booties

Eliza Blue recalls the morning her daughter was born, considering her to be the best Christmas present her family could ever wish for.
blossom

Eliza Blue is awed and humbled by the beauty of the world as she recovers from the flu and emerges from her South Dakota Ranch following a blizzard.
thanksgiving dinner

Eliza Blue enjoyed one of the most enjoyable Thanksgivings she can remember this year, hosting a good friend and her daughter from across South Dakota.
pink baby booties

Eliza Blue ruminates on the beautiful and brutal time in her life when she was parenting very small children.
stars

Eliza Blue enjoys a sky full of stars on a recent pasture walk on her South Dakota ranch.
snow on fence

Eliza Blue prepares for winter on her South Dakota ranch.
cottonwood trees

Eliza Blue marvels at the small grove of cottonwood trees on her South Dakota ranch, recalling indigenous Americans' teachings about the trees.
goat

Eliza Blue feels as if she is the sheep mother of two brilliant goats.
house cat

The four-animal cap continues to be more aspirational than actual inside Eliza Blue's house. However, she finds it adds a pinch of spice to her marriage.
sunset

Kevin Locke, Tokeya Inajin, was a preeminent player of the indigenous flute, traditional Lakota storyteller, culture bearer, recording artist and educator.