In A Life Lived Outdoors, published by Islandport Press, popular Maine columnist and outdoor enthusiast George Smith reflects on the way life should be, could be, and sometimes is in the great state of Maine. From finding newborn mice in a drawer the first day back at camp, to saying goodbye to a beloved son after graduation, to searching for the right words to honor a friend, Smith transforms everyday encounters and outdoor adventures into an entertaining narrative that is both funny and heartfelt. In this collection of new and favorite columns, Smith finds the perfect hook to land your attention and keep you reading until the very last line.
“This book is a long valentine to the hills, small towns, back roads, woods, ponds, and streams (especially the streams) of Smith’s native state.” – Angus King, U.S. Senator (Maine).