Sarah Jane Humke

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

I took Malcolm and Micheal down to the creek today for their walk.  Meara and Weezy were originally excited by the idea but quickly changed their minds when they understood just how cold the wind was. The snow from yesterday has stuck around making the cold seem appropriate.  It also causes the landscape to appear …

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Autumn in Iowa is… quirky.  It can go from the 80’s to below freezing in a day and does so often enough that it’s not commented on as “strange weather”.  There isn’t as much fall color here as there is in other places I’ve visited.  It is definitely not Rhinebeck, but few places are!  However, …

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Yesterday I got the word that it was time to go get some fleeces that I have been watching for the past two years (at very high speeds as I drove by!).  I thought that they were Hebridean sheep but I found out that they were Black Welch Mountain sheep instead.  I think I can …

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Yeah, that about sums up my urge to blog the past few weeks.  And I’ve stuff to blog about to be sure.  I went to Fibre Flurry in Birmingham and had a great time despite the M1’s attempt at making me miss it entirely.  I went to Loop in London, finally.  I had dinner with …

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So, it’s been a few weeks since I last wrote for you my faithful readers.  I’m sure that you have also been busy with the holiday season so I hope that you don’t hold it against me too terribly much.  I’ve had an interesting holiday season working in the department store.  All I can say …

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