The Lowdown On The Dirty Birds

Most of our info can be found at Granola Light, but for a quick recap I guess it’s safe to say that we are a fortysomething couple of love birds that were discontented with the way we were going, and really just wanted to get back to a simpler life. We purchased some soaping supplies and recipes, and then learned how to use them in an effort to one day be able to retire to the life we dream of.

Off of the grid.

Imagine getting up in the morning, hand grinding your coffee to enjoy on the covered porch, and after feeding yourselves, your plants, and your animals; going to your studio to produce the day’s orders of soap. That sounds a lot better than rubbing some sparkly, gelled detergent on yourself in a six minute shower, rushing out the door to Starbucks in an effort to caffeinate your mind enough to get you through another day at whatever mundane job you have convinced yourself that you need. Doesn’t it?

Don’t get me wrong, we are doing those jobs too, but down the road, when the kids are sent out to realize for themselves that the world doesn’t owe them a thing, that’s when we are hoping to slide into our dream world. Even if it’s just part time, it’s a pretty nice thing to dream about.

What are your dreams? In what small way can you start yourself in that direction? W know it seems daunting, but we’re here to tell you that it can be worth the effort. Even if it’s just to have dreams again.