The Not Perfect Hat Club is the story of three perfectionists – a purebred golden retriever who failed as a show dog, a skateboarding slam poet, and a classical violinist – discover that perfect is not an option and become the best of friends in the process.
Martha (Patty) Jefferson is often seen as little more than a background figure overshadowed by her husband's political, literary, and scientific achievements. Dear Companion, by contrast, vividly depicts a wife, mother, and busy mistress of a plantation. We come to know the Jeffersons as a young couple very much in love and share in all the joys and sorrows of their ten-year marriage. Although presented as historical fiction, this biography is actually reconstructed from the author's past-life recall. Ms. Neff's intense familiarity with the period enables her to bring wonderfully to life a time and family that will be forever of interest to all Americans.
Millie Truman has a problem. Makethat two problems: her sons, Mitchell and Steven.Because of their slovenly ways, both of them haverelationship troubles. Now Millie finds herself with amessy, needy houseguest in Steven and having to cleanMitchell's apartment every week. Her sons are putting acrimp in her lifestyle!Widowed for 5 years she would like to travel andlive her life her way. She also wouldn't mind getting toknow her newly-divorced neighbour, Charles. Along withher good friends and fellow Red Hat members, Kim andTheresa, they hatch a plan to get the dependent men intheir lives to take care of themselves - with theBachelor's Survival Class at their Condo's communitycentre. After some manipulation, both Steven andMitchell start attending. Soon Millie is giving all themen in the condo her Domestic Goddess secrets - andperhaps finding love with the handsomeCharleshellip;who just happens to be her favouritestudent!