The world is too much with us;
Late and soon,
Getting and spending,
We lay waste our powers. – Wordsworth
This is a great little video from a practical fellow who seems to be one of the ole’ sourdoughs from the gold-rush days, returned to tell us how to live more practically. We really don’t need huge houses and tons of stuff. In the end they own you. As he says, there are ways to get off the grid, solar is one method, you can check here to have a look at his website www.simplesolarhomesteading which gives lots of great DIY information.