Sarah Jane Humke

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

I had a number of people inquire about Rita and how she’s doing.  So I figured that I would show you.  Please note, there’s a lot of blurring in the photos as it’s very difficult to photograph something that is almost perpetually in motion! The love affair with Simon the Siamese cat is still going …

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Last night Dad and I took Herbert, Remington, and Garth to The National Cattle Congress in Waterloo, Iowa.  They are going to be breed representatives for the Shetland breed.  I hope they behave…. All the way there, Herbert was jumping up on the window ledge of the back windows of the van to look out …

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I had a fabulous and very busy weekend this past weekend.  First, I went to a Neko Case concert at the Hoyt Sherman Place auditorium.  It was an amazing concert which I have no photos from as the artist had really strongly expressed her desire for the event to not be photographed or filmed and …

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This morning was a bit of a mess around the farm.  We had a pretty severe storm pop-up directly over the farm (it was good fun to watch on radar).  However, with the one and half inches of rain and hail, we got mud.  A lot of mud.  Ankle-deep, boot-sucking, stinking, manure-filled mud.  I knew …

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I feel like I need to catch up on a few odds and ends at this point.  So, to start; Charlotte is still heavy with lamb.  She is, however, starting to bag-up (her udders are getting large) significantly so I am hopeful that we won’t have to wait until May 31st for the arrival of …

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