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  • Ed Smith: Playing the hand you’re dealt

    The definition of a disappointment is something that does not turn out the way you expected it to. An example: a great weight hits your jigger, ...

  • Ed Smith: ‘Take my load upon you’

    Have you yet sat down to figure out how much more you will owe your government (yours and mine) once these new taxes, fees and assorted add-ons ...

  • Ed Smith: Subject to disagreement

    I suspect that, for most people, the answer to all three questions is yes. Personally I’m not so sure. Before my friends who hold ...

  • Ed Smith: Dispatch from the School of Nasty

    Now that’s what you call a put-down. Personally I think he should have taken a shot at it. I have been expecting something similar from someone ...

  • Ed Smith: Rally ’round the flag, boys

    And I like to think that I am Christian, for God’s sake — and for my sake, too, of course. I am a member of that august group known as the ...

  • Bad day on Good Friday

    I’m a great admirer of the writing of Brother Collins so I began reading his memories of growing up and living in Hare Bay. One incident recalled ...

  • Cordon bleu boil-up

    It wasn’t a put-down of people who were not well enough off to have what we were having. To the contrary, the “poor people” usually included ...

  • From the pot, with love

    It means, as if you didn’t know, that we should not criticize in others what we are guilty of ourselves. Our United States? Certainly. I don’t ...

  • Nasty from the heart

    Without me having to explain why, I refer to that incredibly nasty “debate” between the five remaining Republican candidates for the Unites ...

  • Religion, sex and other dangerous topics

    That means one of every four readers out of a total circulation of 780 found my “General Interest” pieces to be more interesting than did the ...