Friday, June 14, 2024
Little Pasture on the Prairie

Little Pasture on the Prairie

hay bale in snow

Eliza Blue asks, "So, what do we hope for when our choices are between bad or worse? What do we hope for when we aren't even sure which is which?"
goat

Once you've put on your town clothes, you can not do anything farm or ranch-related unless you want to be immediately covered in dirt, hay or worse.
roots

Eliza Blue has learned in order to support healthy, sustainable growth above ground, there needs to be an equal amount of growth below ground.
splitting wood

Perhaps enlightenment isn't an antidote to the drudgery of mundane chores. Rather, enlightenment is discovering the joy inherent within these tasks.
Nigerian dwarf goat

Instead of spending February making bottles and washing the diapers of two cute baby goats, Eliza Blue will be chasing a super stinky baby daddy around. 
chili pepper seedling

Eliza Blue explains why she is going to think of the cold months following Christmas as a celebration of the wonders of seed catalog season from now on.
jersey cow

A recent trip to the barn to milk her old milk cow, Rita, reminded Eliza Blue why she is thankful for her life on a ranch and all its gifts.