Sarah Jane Humke

The life of a traveling, reading, writing, spining and knitting shepherdess.

Yesterday I unexpectedly received a box from the UK.  It was from my friend Veronica who lives in the Northern part of England.  In it were a number of goodies… First off, there was a lovely book all about Shetland Sheep.  It’s a lovely book and I would strongly suggest it to folks looking to …

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There are days that I feel like I’m on a treadmill and then there are days that feel as though I am on an elliptical machine. In my universe, an elliptical machine is the devil.  Probably invented sometime during the Spanish inquisition by the same man who invented panty hose, SPSS, and stiletto heels.  I cannot …

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You know you had a good time on your birthday when you don’t get to blog about it until a week later! My day started normally enough until I got to the office where a very interesting box awaited me on my desk.  Given it’s dimensions, I was a tad apprehensive that my day was …

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So yesterday I got yet another birthday package in the mail!  It was from my friend Sarah who lives in Chicago with her 2 adorable (and very active) children and her husband and it contained goodies inside for me! There was a TON of cotton yarn! Oddly enough, that is a kings ransom worth of …

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Today was another very good mail day.  Whenever there is a package too big to fit into the mailbox or one needing a signature, the mailman backs his truck into the drive and honks.  Usually twice.  In a house with 4 dogs in it, this is tantamount to declaring war.  You do not truly understand …

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After having a pretty rough week today I got the nicest surprise in the world.  It was a Christmas/Birthday package from my friend Barbro in Finland with all sorts of lovely goodies in it for me! There were these awesome wrist warmers (which I put to use as soon as I took the picture of …

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So, I know it is WAYYYYYYY past my birthday at this point, but I realized the other day that I had not shown y’all the great birthday package that I got from my friend Tini. First off there was this great mug with sheep all over with a skein of handspun yarn in it.  That …

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