Sarah Jane Humke

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

The other night I was asked by someone at the Click and Clack knitting group that I was at what I missed about the US.  The first thing that popped out of my mouth was, “parking lots”.  Yes, parking lots.  I know that that sounds kinda trite but it isn’t like I don’t miss my …

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It has finally turned grey here in the Southern end of England and sort of cold.  In fact, if I didn’t have a calender on the wall I would think that spring is now going backwards except for a few things.  One is that the peonies are getting ready to bloom.  I love peonies.  My grandmother …

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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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Ok, so I know I told you that I would review Inside Crochet the next day.  I am a very naughty monkey I admit.  Instead of making a blob post I made cookies and went to a cocktail baby shower (more on that later).  I’ve got to start saying things like “in the next post” …

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I am starting to think that a change is something that I have been needing for a little while.  Since I’ve moved here, I’ve gone quite out of my normal comfort zone, sometimes several times in one day.  For instance, I started a fiber group this past week.  Sure, no one showed-up to the first …

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So, I finally have my “studio”, as we are calling it as it sure as heck isn’t an office, put together.  Of course my room is always a work in progress but here is what it looks like for the moment. As you can see, Meara and Weezy are being lovely models for me by …

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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’m sitting here typing waiting for the obscenely quiet washing machine to finish washing the load of laundry I just put in.  If you are in a hurry and were just wondering if I am still alive I will give you the brief synopsis of what has gone down.  We all made it fine as …

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