Sarah Jane Humke

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

I made it to Denver with plenty of time to spare despite the fact that the pilot himself called it, “The longest ever flight from Des Moines to Denver!” We had been rerouted around bad weather and it added a significant amount of time in the air to our flight. In the Denver airport, I …

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On Tuesday at around 2am GMT we awoke to get the proverbial “show on the road”.  The cats were all duly corralled and crated and the car was loaded with baggage and animals.  Driving to Heathrow at that hour of the day is quite easy which is probably a good thing as we had a …

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I’m sure that some of you have noticed that I haven’t been on here in a while.  That is because, my dear readers, I have been asleep or catching up on things that needed catching up on here in The Old Chapel.  Mostly sleeping though to tell you the truth.  I turned into sleeping beauty …

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Last day here.  Tomorrow I will be getting up ass-early to haul my sorry carcass out to Heathrow airport (at least it isn’t Gatwick which is even further) to get onto an airplane to go to Dusseldorf.  I’m flying Lufthansa all the way there and United on the way home.  I am so excited that …

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I am now into serious packing, you know, making a list and checking it twice kinda stuff.  My suitcases are curiously devoid of clothing.  I’m not taking a lot as I plan on getting some stuff while I am home.  I will also be staying a lot with friends and family and that means access …

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So, the Flower Power blanket, otherwise known as the blanket for Cesar and Pam, is very nearly done.  I finished sewing it together this week (thank the Gods) and am working on putting the edging on it.  I’m so happy that this project is done I could (and have) done a little dance.  It’s not …

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EndWe have done the insane, the impossible, the fuzzy and bulky.  We have cataloged my yarn stash.  Note that I did not say “my entire yarn stash”.  That will have to wait for the UK as there were a LOT with no labels or with labels that were so, well, mysterious, or in other languages so …

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