Sarah Jane Humke

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

  Today, from 10:30 am until about a half an hour ago (4:30 pm) the power was out.  We had received a nice little letter from the electric company about a week ago telling us that this was going to happen, so it wasn’t a total surprise.  Still, it sucked.  Luckily, the battery for the …

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I keep trying to pack only to find myself stymied by the fact that I am going to need to wear/use some of the items that are still on the list in the remaining 10 days that I am here.  I should be outside enjoying what little I have left of the lovely English summer except …

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So on Monday I got yet another package from my lovely friend Tini this time containing all of her leftover bits of sock yarn.  I am planning on knitting this blanket when, well, I don’t know what will have to happen to make it start…  But I am planning on it as it is totally …

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I am fully caffeinated for the first time in about 2 months.  Yesterday, I went out and filled big blue (my trusty 52 ounce insulated mug) up with flourecent yellow Mountain Dew goodness and ice and drank deeply.  It was oh so good.  I think that I finally understand serious drug addiction.  So, I was slurping …

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Today I found the local boarding kennel.  I say the as there is only one that is, what I would call, nearby.  It’s in a small village (about the same size as Ivinghoe Aston) called Horton.  Every time we drive through it I think or say, “Horton hears a what!!!?!?!“.  It’s an illness, I really can’t help …

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