A New England Man loves his canoe so much that he has made it his home!
BOSTON (AP) — Michael Richard Smith is a man without a fixed address, someone who leaves it to the wind and tide in Boston Harbor to help decide where he’ll dream from night to night.
With his possessions packed in a 14-foot canoe, the wiry, mustachioed man paddles to small offshore docks after dark to pitch his tent and sleep. He wears his brown locks long and tucks a pink silk rose into the brim of his canvas explorer hat.
The 49-year-old’s salty lifestyle is a means of survival, but Smith detests the word “homeless” and describes himself as just another “fellow citizen.” more