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:

Thursday, October 30, 2014

William Wordsworth

"Come forth into the light of things, let nature be your teacher." - William Wordsworth

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

William Allingham

"Now Autumn's fire burns slowly along the woods and day by day the dead leaves fall and melt." - William Allingham

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Victor Hugo

"What would be ugly in a garden constitutes beauty in a mountain." - Victor Hugo

Monday, October 27, 2014


"He is richest who is content with the least, for content is the wealth of nature." - Socrates

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Saint Teresa of Avila

"The tree that is beside the running water is fresher and gives more fruit." - Saint Teresa of Avila

Friday, October 24, 2014

Norman Douglas

"The pine stays green in winter... wisdom in hardship." - Norman Douglas

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Marilyn French

"Nature is inside art as its content, not outside as its model." - Marilyn French

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