Even in a lower energy future, it will still be possible to have ...
... fresh cut flowers on our "farm" table.
The flowers pictured were given to my girls by their friends and our neighbors after their dance recital. Some are store-bought, but one bouquet each came from a friend's garden - Lilies, aptly from our friend "Lily."
Not having oil doesn't mean that life has to turn ugly or dirty, and there is incredible beauty to be found in the simplest of things.