Road trip ends surprisingly safely
Eliza Blue counts her blessings following an abrupt end to her journey spanning 12 days, five states and 2,700 miles.
Beauty always finds a way
Plants that grow in South Dakota do so without aid because years of evolution taught them to thrive there. Humans that live there have to be like that, too.
Mama Cat takes a vacation
Eliza Blue has been worried about Mama Cat for months as she vanished shortly after being spayed. Fortunately, she was just on vacation.
The need for move on
Eliza Blue ruminates on what it means to live a life well lived, as her days are marked by both the beginnings and ends of lives.
Roots of friendship remain intertwined despite passing time
Eliza Blue welcomes a couple of friends she made that first night of college to visit her ranch and help with lambing.
Spring has finally sprung for May Day
The first of May isn't always spring in South Dakota. But Eliza Blue feels it's finally arrived on her ranch and she's soaking up every bit of it.
Remember it could be worse …
Maybe, winter chores aren’t so bad. Maybe they are the antidote to the malaise of modern life. And maybe, just maybe, Eliza Blue will make it through March.
Our script is always just as it should be
Eliza Blue is struck by the simplicity and beauty of telling herself, “You are making too big a deal of this.”
Catching chickens is an art
Eliza Blue shares a story from back when she still had a rooster and more chickens and chicks than she knew what to do with.
Letting go is for the best
Eliza Blue learned lessons she expected to during lambing season this year. With the help of Mother Nature, it turned out to be her most successful one yet.