Sarah Jane Humke

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

Last Thursday my container arrived in Central Iowa.  I had found out the day before that it had been sitting in Cedar Rapids for several days as no one seemed to have contact information for me.  Also, it had been inspected by customs and I had a nearly $500 charge that I needed to pay …

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So, all of my stuff was loaded into a container and left the London Thamesport on the 29th of September on the good ship (at least I hope it’s good!) Hoechst Express which is owned and operated by Hapag-Lloyd which is a German shipping company.  The ship is “expected” on the 20th of October in …

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I have exactly 5 full days before a gang of 4 men descends upon my house and removes everything in it as well as (hopefully) a lot of things around it and puts them into a 40′ container that will get loaded onto a big ship that will bob it’s way across the Atlantic ocean …

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Today was busy and expensive.  I booked the shipping container that will be taking all of our worldly belongings to the UK.  That was a $750 deposit.  I paid the tag for the car…$55.  I paid the fees for my gym membership $40 (they waived the late fees since I told them about the card …

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