Profile of Ed Smith

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  • Not-so-common sense

    I think our society needs a strong injection of common sense. Daughter Number Three sent me an article and video from The Globe and Mail today. ...

  • Manhood

    It is said that if a man didn't have to shave, he would, anyway. I find that somewhat offensive. It suggests that a man's sense of his unique ...

  • Happy Birthday to you

    The view from here - Aunt Cassie is 90 years old today. Please don't refer to it as 90 years young. That's inordinately silly and quite obviously ...

  • Who writes this stuff?

    "He plays the game the way it should be played. (Pause.) You know, when he plays it the right way." That's the latest from my friend Rance ...

  • Scooping the poop

    Harper and the boys are missing the boat again. In their midst, or at least on the periphery of their midst, is a virtual genius, a man named ...

  • Death be not proud

    I haven't yet decided whether I'll die sooner, later or at all. Some of you really get your drawers in a knot over little statements like that. ...

  • Uncle Wiggily would not be amused

    Rabbits, rabbits everywhere, and no one with a snare. No trouble to play "Button, button, who's got the button" on the campus of the University ...

  • The sleep of the just

    The view from here - Some time ago I met a man who suffers from sleep apnea. So do I, which was why I was interested in his case. Many people ...

  • Behold: a new beginning

    I'm giving you the opportunity to join a wonderful church. No history of scandal of any kind, no history of child abuse or taking advantage of ...

  • Music and friends

    The view from here - He had a face like a friendly leprechaun. It was a face that said, "Come on in! I'm glad to see you!" It was a face that ...