I just started my own sourdough starter! My dad had one that had been going on for over 15 years but died on the move to Utah. Sad day. His dad had one that was going on for over 150 years. He got it from a sheep herder up in the mountains in California I think. My dad wished he had gotten some of that stuff. And so do I.
So here's to my new pet! Wish it luck!