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, August 16, 2017

Hosea Ballou

"Disease is the retribution of outraged Nature." - Hosea Ballou

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Thomas Carlyle

"The old cathedrals are good, but the great blue dome that hangs over everything is better." - Thomas Carlyle

Monday, August 14, 2017

Lord Byron

"I love not man the less, but Nature more." - Lord Byron

Sunday, August 13, 2017

James Lovelock

"Sadly, it's much easier to create a desert than a forest." - James Lovelock

Saturday, August 12, 2017

Francois Rabelais

"If the skies fall, one may hope to catch larks." - Francois Rabelais

Friday, August 11, 2017

William Wordsworth

"The flower that smells the sweetest is shy and lowly." - William Wordsworth

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Emile M. Cioran

"What would be left of our tragedies if an insect were to present us his?" - Emile M. Cioran

Monday, August 7, 2017

Rabindranath Tagore

"Trees are the earth's endless effort to speak to the listening heaven." - Rabindranath Tagore

Sunday, August 6, 2017

Ugo Betti

"There is no forgiveness in nature." - Ugo Betti

Saturday, August 5, 2017

Letitia Elizabeth Landon

"A brier rose whose buds yield fragrant harvest for the honey bee." - Letitia Elizabeth Landon

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Guillaume Apollinaire

"Without poets, without artists, men would soon weary of nature's monotony." - Guillaume Apollinaire

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Margaret Fuller

"Nature provides exceptions to every rule." - Margaret Fuller

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