Sarah Jane Humke

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

Today was a most excellent mail day.  Our mail carrier will back in whenever he has a package for one of us.  You know that it’s going to be good when he actually gets out of the truck.  Getting out of the truck means either multiple packages or a really big one.  Today it was …

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Valentine’s Day is a holiday pretty much designed to make at least half of the adult population of the United States feel grumpy.  There is not a holiday that I have essentially said “Bah Humbug!”  to more.  I was single for a good long chunk before I was married and each v-day seemed to come …

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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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Last week I was in Finland. This was a slightly postponed birthday trip (it seems that my birthday trips keep getting later in the year, if I keep it up at this rate, I’ll be taking my birthday trip in June when I’m 80!) as my birthday is at the end of January.  However, I …

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So, the application is done and dusted and sent off to Imperial College to pore-over and now I get to work on a few things.  I didn’t really feel right blogging too much when I had this application looming over my head, like a great e-sword of Damocles.  However, it is done and there is …

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So I’m sitting here this morning having my breakfast of Skittles and Dr Pepper (What?  This isn’t your typical breakfast?) and editing pictures of the trip to Estonia and Finland and I realize that I am supremely weird.  Not eccentric, not odd, not a little la-la but full-on weird.  I WANTED to go to ESTONIA …

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