Vela Creations

Vela Creations is an in-depth resource for off grid living. The site documents our research and experiences, hoping that they might help others interested in pursuing this lifestyle. This blog is designed to document our day to day experiences as we build our new, sustainable homestead. If you are interested in seeing more photos and videos, we have a flickr account at the following url:

Monday, December 11, 2017

Joseph Joubert

"When you go in search of honey you must expect to be stung by bees." - Joseph Joubert

Sunday, December 10, 2017

Ralph Waldo Emerson

"When nature has work to be done, she creates a genius to do it." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Saturday, December 9, 2017

E. F. Schumacher

"Eagles come in all shapes and sizes, but you will recognize them chiefly by their attitudes." - E. F. Schumacher

Friday, December 8, 2017

Antoine Lavoisier

"Vegetation is the basic instrument the creator uses to set all of nature in motion." - Antoine Lavoisier

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Nathaniel Hawthorne

"Mountains are earth's undecaying monuments." - Nathaniel Hawthorne

Monday, December 4, 2017

Freya Stark

"Curiosity is the one thing invincible in Nature." - Freya Stark

Sunday, December 3, 2017


"The progress of rivers to the ocean is not so rapid as that of man to error." - Voltaire

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