Got Here as Soon as I Could: Discovering the Way Life Should Be

Got Here as Soon as I Could Discovering the Way Life Should Be I m not from Maine but I got here as soon as I could Six years ago a family from Florida fell in love with the way life should be and although they ve never seen a moose the Smileys intend to stay

  • Title: Got Here as Soon as I Could: Discovering the Way Life Should Be
  • Author: Sarah Smiley
  • ISBN: 9781608935765
  • Page: 122
  • Format: Hardcover
  • I m not from Maine but I got here as soon as I could Six years ago, a family from Florida fell in love with the way life should be, and although they ve never seen a moose, the Smileys intend to stay Because say what you will about the cold winters and the messy mud season, there is no other place to raise a kid than in the great state of Maine Got Here As Soon As I CouI m not from Maine but I got here as soon as I could Six years ago, a family from Florida fell in love with the way life should be, and although they ve never seen a moose, the Smileys intend to stay Because say what you will about the cold winters and the messy mud season, there is no other place to raise a kid than in the great state of Maine Got Here As Soon As I Could is a collection of syndicated columnist Sarah Smiley s most loved columns about raising a family in Maine In these 100 essays, readers will laugh, cry and nod their head yes as they remember a time when all of America was as simple and beautiful as it still is today in Vacationland.

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    1. 3.75 starsSarah Smiley’s writing reminded me of a television show that originally aired in the mid-1960’s called “Please Don’t Eat the Daisies.” Most people who are old enough to have had a TV during that time undoubtedly saw this show a few times, since let’s just say, selection was limited. There was no “channel surfing” for something better. But there is the same charm in that character's portrayal that I vaguely recall when I read that same book, also, forever ago, still I re [...]

    2. Do you ever feel that the place you belong to is not the one you're born or raised? Sarah wasn't born in Maine, she wasn't raised there but, somehow, Maine became the only home she'll ever know and that's why she got here as soon as she could.Read more on The Serial Reader Blog.*This book was kindly sent to me via NetGalley by Rowman & Littlefield*

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