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Jane certainly offers an original perspective in her collection of personal stories She reminds me of my mom but a quirkier version Each page reads like it was written in a state of perfect glee Some points get redundant pieces of past stories that appear again in others , but that s to be expected with a book like this I d say it s good to read in doses don t try to binge the stories All around, a good read I d recommend it. As I read this book, beside laughing and groaning and at times being brought close to tears, it reminded me so very much of my own days gone by Jane and I are of a close age and both grew up in Wisconsin We both have a desire to live a bit remote from close neighbors, although I have never gone so far as to go without indoor plumbing for months at a time I feel that if we should ever cross paths, we d be talking for hours This is a partial memoir, told in nonsequential order Just as thoughts As I read this book, beside laughing and groaning and at times being brought close to tears, it reminded me so very much of my own days gone by Jane and I are of a close age and both grew up in Wisconsin We both have a desire to live a bit remote from close neighbors, although I have never gone so far as to go without indoor plumbing for months at a time I feel that if we should ever cross paths, we d be talking for hours This is a partial memoir, told in nonsequential order Just as thoughts pop into your head and topics come to mind, this book jumps from story to story and somehow it all fits together and works The result is that you ll want to readof Jane s work.Jane has a special relationship with words Sometimes she doesn t use the conventional ones used by everyone else She has a special relationship with animals, too She even lets a few write their stories in her book You will have to read about her special relationship with cars and the local sheriff department.There are lessons in this book, such as learning the difference between a want and a need, the many difficult ways one can be compassionate and remembering to always get back up after a fall It is a bitter sweet tale of struggle and survival based on learning to know oneself and care for self and those around you.I know Jane has at least a dozenbooks in her and I will eagerly read them as I am able.I may just sit down and write out a few stories and memories of my own Jane A.Schmidt is funny open honest Add as she proudly discovers.Her life is full of joy no matter what the circumstances her story about being at the airport with toilet paper pouring out of her pants.strangers staring pointing we might be embarrassed but notbJane.Her spirit her quirkiness will have you laughing out loud at times she reveals something that will make you emotional.I enjoyed every minute of getting to know JaneA.Schmidt Jane A.Schmidt is funny open honest Add as she proudly discovers.Her life is full of joy no matter what the circumstances her story about being at the airport with toilet paper pouring out of her pants.strangers staring pointing we might be embarrassed but notbJane.Her spirit her quirkiness will have you laughing out loud at times she reveals something that will make you emotional.I enjoyed every minute of getting to know JaneA.Schmidt Overall the stories in this one were hit or miss for me Some of the stories I found sweet or interesting, but then others were wholly dull I think the book would have benefited from astreamlined timeline rather than the meandering style it took I don t know if I would feel terribly compelled to read another book by the author Disclosure ARC received from Netgalley publisher in exchange for an honest review They may regret this Any and all quotes were taken from an advanced editio Overall the stories in this one were hit or miss for me Some of the stories I found sweet or interesting, but then others were wholly dull I think the book would have benefited from astreamlined timeline rather than the meandering style it took I don t know if I would feel terribly compelled to read another book by the author Disclosure ARC received from Netgalley publisher in exchange for an honest review They may regret this Any and all quotes were taken from an advanced edition subject to change in the final edition. [ READ EBOOK ] ♱ Not a Perfect Fit: Stories from Jane's World ♂ Not a Perfect Fit is a collection of stories that are laugh out loud funny one minute and thought provoking the next Stories range from Schmidt s experience living off grid as the only English woman in an Amish neighborhood to family trips that are remarkably similar to National Lampoon s Vacation Through it all, she manages to rise above the many challenges she faces inspiring and entertaining her audience along the way Filled with animal antics, gratitude, mishaps, and madcap adventures, Not a Perfect Fit s tell all, single girl gone country, down home stories give readers permission to laugh and cry and, most important, to carry on I received an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest.Alternately comic and tragic, this collection of stories from Ms Schmid t homesteading experience are personal, gleeful, and self revealing A good book to read in small doses. Delightful, hilarious, and such a fun read I m always happy to read fellow Wisconsin authors When asked to look at Schmidt s compilation of personal stories from her local newspaper columns, I was intrigued and occasionally giggling to see familiar roads and small communities through her eyes As the author introduces her work, she shares her stories for her family and also for the rest of us who can say, been there, said that We re not alone, we aren t the only ones surprised by life.From the gradual refitting of her cabin with mode I m always happy to read fellow Wisconsin authors When asked to look at Schmidt s compilation of personal stories from her local newspaper columns, I was intrigued and occasionally giggling to see familiar roads and small communities through her eyes As the author introduces her work, she shares her stories for her family and also for the rest of us who can say, been there, said that We re not alone, we aren t the only ones surprised by life.From the gradual refitting of her cabin with modern conveniences to the outfitting of her domestic zoo, readers are drawn into Schmidt s exploits with language, snow, fitting rooms, and hiking in the rain Her stories of neighbors, love of pets, surprise and joy of the beautiful natural surroundings of southwestern Wisconsin and quirky lifestyle will touch readers Those who enjoy humorous and thoughtful real life vignettes will be in for a fun getaway of a read Schmidt s style is reminiscent of the old time personal columns, such as Pearl Swiggum s the Barn Came First, and neighborhood news All seasons, recent timeline and occasional childhood memories populate the book Poignant stories of pets are included readers who are sensitive to the life cycle of dear ones will want a hanky All brief tales old in down to earth occasionally self deprecating but with genuine, earnest narrative