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:

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Blaise Pascal

"Nature is an infinite sphere of which the center is everywhere and the circumference nowhere." - Blaise Pascal

Monday, July 17, 2017

Alfred Austin

"Show me your garden and I shall tell you what you are." - Alfred Austin

Sunday, July 16, 2017

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"All theory, dear friend, is gray, but the golden tree of life springs ever green." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Saturday, July 15, 2017

Honore de Balzac

"Clouds symbolize the veils that shroud God." - Honore de Balzac

Friday, July 14, 2017

Konstantin Tsiolkovsky

"All the universe is full of the lives of perfect creatures." - Konstantin Tsiolkovsky

Sunday, July 9, 2017

A. R. Ammons

"In nature there are few sharp lines." - A. R. Ammons

Saturday, July 8, 2017

Valentina Tereshkova

"Hey sky, take off your hat, I'm on my way!" - Valentina Tereshkova

Friday, July 7, 2017

Werner Heisenberg

"What we observe is not nature itself, but nature exposed to our method of questioning." - Werner Heisenberg

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Jean Ingelow

"Against her ankles as she trod The lucky buttercups did nod." - Jean Ingelow

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Corita Kent

"Flowers grow out of dark moments." - Corita Kent

Monday, July 3, 2017

Edmund Burke

"To make us love our country, our country ought to be lovely." - Edmund Burke

Sunday, July 2, 2017

Ivan Turgenev

"We sit in the mud... and reach for the stars." - Ivan Turgenev

Saturday, July 1, 2017

Benjamin Disraeli

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

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