Sarah Jane Humke

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

Today I was sitting in Jimmy John’s waiting for my sandwich reading one of the many signs that they have posted around the shop.  This one in particular caught my attention as it was made up of “I believe” statements (For full text, go here).  There was one statement in particular that caused me to pause.  …

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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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you get snow.  Lots of it.  This morning I awoke to an odd scraping sound from outside the window of my friend Joel’s flat (God, I sound more English when I write than when I speak [oh and Darren, not one person {and most everybody I’ve been around this trip has known me since I …

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10.)  No one talking about either cricket or rugby.  It’s not that I have anything against those games but I understand them even less than I do (American) football and thus find them incomprehensible. 9.) Cornhole.  Best outdoor game for for folks who have been drinking ever (you don’t need to drink while you are …

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This is what my weekend was about:             It was all about babies and friends getting married and drinking and eating.     This is why I love to visit Chicago. It holds most of those nearest and dearest to me.         Even the newest ones are …

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