Sarah Jane Humke

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

One of the many things that has been keeping me busy in the past few weeks is the sudden deluge of tomatoes that we’ve had on the farm.  So far, I’ve canned about 25 pints of pasta sauce and 14 pints of salsa.  I also canned about a dozen pints of green beans, but those …

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The past 6 weeks or so have been unbelievably hectic for me.  I am, for all intents and purposes, living in two places.  I feel like I am moving on a weekly basis as I pack-up clothes and kit and go from the apartment to the farm, farm to the apartment.  Between these commutes, I …

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I know that I haven’t been on here very much of late.  A lot of this is due to the aforementioned work + travel.  Some of it is because it is spring and that means GARDENING!!!!  I’ve not been able to have much of a garden for a few years now and I never really …

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  When did I become a perfectionist?  I mean really, when?!  Last I remember I was changing colors in an afghan by (gasp!) knotting yarns together and the next thing you know I’m ripping out 90 or so rows of sock yarn which had been knit on size 2.5mm needles (for my crochet buddies, this …

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I realize that I haven’t been very good of late of showing or telling what I’ve been up to since I got back from the US.  So, I am going to have a monster blog entry to try to show you all the fun and exciting things that have been going on since my return. …

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This week I started a project journal.  I want to be able to look back and see what it was that I made and what kind of yarn it was and where this object ended-up.  Since nearly all of my projects are given away, this is a thing to track.  I have my “things I’ve …

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