The lifestyle is healthy, it’s that simple!  I will make the appeal to self-interest, one of many I think, when it comes to our simplified more self-reliant life.  Maybe we’ll never actually be off-the-grid, who knows, but we still get closer bit by bit and it’s been a great way to combine healthy work and healthy play.

I little photo demonstration.

Meditative mornings beat a commute

Meditative mornings with the birds beat a commute!

I prefer any outdoor chore to the gym, which is a win-win for the dogs.

I prefer any outdoor chore to the gym, which is a win-win for the dogs.

With ducks you are never far from a smile!

With ducks you are never far from a smile!

Adventurous neighbors are always inspiring.  Moon Swanson, Diamond B Ranch

Adventurous neighbors are always inspiring. Moon Swanson, Diamond B Ranch

Simon, owner of Sabor a Pasion, tending his vineyard, and giving us a little lesson.

Simon, owner of Sabor a Pasion, tending his vineyard, and giving us a little lesson.

Super vitamins, from garden to table in 20 minutes!

Super vitamins, from garden to table in 20 minutes!

Fresh air and room to grow!

Fresh air and room to grow!