Profile of Ed Smith

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  • Ed Smith: Two tales to tell

    Some of you, particularly my friends on the other side of the political fence, are looking askance in my direction and questioning my sense of ...

  • Ed Smith: Borrowed time

    They had been married that afternoon and were on the way to their honeymoon cottage 40 miles north of Saint John. It was her Uncle Peter’s summer ...

  • Ed Smith: To judge or not

    You may or may not have seen the epic movie, “The Good, the Bad and the Ugly.” It’s a great yarn, if you like the type (I do — saw it three ...

  • Ed Smith: Truth or consequences

    There are a number of scenarios that can follow from that opening gambit, everything from your marriage, to being audited by the Canada Revenue ...

  • 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 ...