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:

Saturday, January 31, 2015

Jean Giraudoux

"The flower is the poetry of reproduction. It is an example of the eternal seductiveness of life." - Jean Giraudoux

Friday, January 30, 2015

Joyce Carol Oates

"Night comes to the desert all at once, as if someone turned off the light." - Joyce Carol Oates

Thursday, January 29, 2015

James Agee

"This continent, an open palm spread frank before the sky." - James Agee

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

E. O. Wilson

"Nature holds the key to our aesthetic, intellectual, cognitive and even spiritual satisfaction." - E. O. Wilson

Tuesday, January 27, 2015


"You cannot step into the same river twice." - Heraclitus

Monday, January 26, 2015

Saint Augustine

"Miracles are not contrary to nature, but only contrary to what we know about nature." - Saint Augustine

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Matthew Arnold

"Bald as the bare mountain tops are bald, with a baldness full of grandeur." - Matthew Arnold

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