Sarah Jane Humke

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

So, still no internets at home except the sloooooooooow and rather dubious connection through the cell phone.  I sort of misunderstood the hubby in the fact that the engineer is going to be installing the LINE for us to have internet at the end of the month, but they are only going to be sending …

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I’ve not really had a lot of time to dwell on all of my endings here in Florida.  But last night something occurred that drove the point home pretty harshly.  One of my geese was taken by, well, something large.  I am guessing a bear though I have never had that happen before.  However, whatever …

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So, one of the many things that are going to be difficult to get used to in this country is the customer service in the stores.  I’m hoping that it will be a bit different out in the country but I’m not terribly hopeful.  I did end-up going to a yarn store in London.  I’m …

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Tuesday night at Yarn Therapy I got a late birthday/early moving/random happy day gift from Terri Pike the fearless leader of our group. It is a felted rock. The cat embroidered onto it symbolizes “a nice lady lives here” in hobo signs.  (For more hobo signs, just google “hobo signs”.  I told Terri that the …

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Yesterday was my 31st birthday.  Yeah, it was my 31st on the 31st.  I guess that the majority of people have their age and the date of their birthday match sooner than I did which is probably why everyone kept giving me these odd looks when I bothered to point it out.   Anyway, I …

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Last night I went to my usual Happy Hookers group.  Even this pack mistress needs a night off every now and then. It was a little unusual in the fact that we first went to Super Suppers for a tasting arranged by our one and only amazing Lily who set it up for us.  I got …

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I ordered a pizza on-line for dinner tonight.  While this may seem like no big deal to a lot of you out there it is a HUGE deal to me for 2 reasons.  Reason #1 Up until a couple of years ago you couldn’t order pizza in any form to be delivered to this neighborhood …

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Packing is in full-swing here.  We’re up to the mid 200’s in the box numbers.  Mind you a lot of those are the wonderful cat food and litter buckets that I am obsessive about saving since they make great yarn containers but they are not the biggest things to pack things into.  However, they are …

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This is what I did last night after the Happy Hookers meet-up. I started spinning up some of the rovings that I bought at Rhinebeck. The name of this colorway is “Sage” and I only have half a pound of it.  It is (I believe) 100% merino wool.  I am not sure that I like spinning …

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