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:

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Edward Young

"Read nature; nature is a friend to truth." - Edward Young

Monday, September 29, 2014

Thomas Hood

"I saw old Autumn in the misty morn stand shadowless like silence, listening to silence." - Thomas Hood

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Gustave Flaubert

"I believe that if one always looked at the skies, one would end up with wings." - Gustave Flaubert

Saturday, September 27, 2014

John Donne

"No spring nor summer beauty hath such grace as I have seen in one autumnal face." - John Donne

Friday, September 26, 2014

Benjamin Disraeli

"Nature, like man, sometimes weeps from gladness." - Benjamin Disraeli

Thursday, September 25, 2014

William Allingham

"Autumn's the mellow time." - William Allingham

Tuesday, September 23, 2014


"Our nature is the mind. And the mind is our nature." - Bodhidharma

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