George Elder lives in Kansas on a farm called Elderslie where he was born in 1985. He is a proud husband and thankful father. He manages a farmstead goat dairy and creamery, and each summer he escorts thousands of children to pick blackberries in the brambles at Elderslie.
We need to love smaller, more energy-efficient houses and cars in order to love people more. We need to give up much of our casual oil consumption for leisure. We need to love being a little hungry now and then to avoid food waste. We need to create ways of leisure that are joyous and productive, instead of “drowning our troubles away,” as Anthony says.