Connect with Nature

To lower our electronic energy consumption (read “money”), our family has been spending time out in nature.  This past summer we decided to enjoy local vacations like camping and local cottage renting which meant swimming, fishing off the dock, roasting marshmallows and enjoying stories around the fire.  And the result has been a sense of togetherness and teamwork.

The challenge…how to keep up the good work during winter when the temptation to go somewhere warm is HUGE!  Perhaps we will succumb to a getaway in the sun but trade off and go meatless instead!  They say that the environmental impact of meat is very high – about 7 times more land required for a meat-based diet than a plant-based diet…

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