An email from a vendor, up in the north woods of Wisconsin.
"I am back from my medical leave," she wrote.
"I had gastric bypass surgery," she added.
"The first three weeks were awful but today I feel pretty good," she continued.
"Since 3/5," she concluded, "I’ve lost almost 30 lbs on my way down to 'fit my ass in a kayak' size!"
And there's north woods of Wisconsin authentic.