Profile of Ed Smith

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  • The boat that wouldn’t float

    I’m thinking of running for the leadership of the provincial PC party. This Cabana fellow has me all inspired. Tell me someone who isn’t inspired ...

  • With a bang or a wimper?

    I don’t know about you, but yesterday I noticed a definite increase in the length of the day.This morning I’m sure dawn cracked a few moments ...

  • The days of wine and roses

    This is the time of year when we count our blessings. For me, this means reviewing the blessings associated with being quadriplegic. I have taken ...

  • And on we roll

    Bells! Whistles! Noise Makers! Tambourines! Shotguns! Guy Lombardo!Happy New Year! Hope you’re about to have or have already had a blast.Now ...

  • The Christmas spirit

    Merry Christmas! Happy Hanuk­kah for our Jewish friends! Happy (soon to be for Muslims) Ramadan! Happy Deepavali (just past), also known as the ...

  • Working the magic

    Ah, the sheer magic of Christmas! Not now, back then. Back when we were children and Christmas materialized out of the frosty air almost ...

  • Judge not …

    I don’t like blue jays very much. In fact, I have a profound dislike for them. It amounts to a fundamental hatred of the little beggars.Actually, ...

  • The double whammy

    I refer you to two recent occurrences filled with potential harm to our province.Both have occurred within the past few days. Let me mention the ...

  • A writer’s dream

    Last week was a most beautiful time for us. We were in St. John's for several days, but that alone wasn't the main reason it was great. I enjoy ...

  • The dynamic duo

    I don’t know if there are words to describe them or not. If such words do exist in the English language, I’m aware that I don’t have the skills ...