Profile of Ed Smith

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  • Hello and goodbye

    Weddings and funerals have some things in common.Having attended a couple of the former and far too many of the latter in the not-too-distant ...

  • The research shows …

    This is not a column about sex. OK, so I’ve lost half of you already. Those who remain are being rewarded by this interesting little tidbit: a ...

  • Aging without grace

    I have a birthday tomorrow. I’ve been putting off writing about it. Truth be known, I’ve been putting off thinking about it.By the way, by the ...

  • A simple saviour

    We humans like to think creativity begins and ends with us.It is we who write the poems, the novels, the symphonies and the columns (Keats, ...

  • And the world still turns

    As I write, the date is 9/11. Nine years after the fact. Seems trite to say the world isn't spinning as it did before that. None of us ...

  • Hawking disses God

    Stephen Hawking has changed his mind.When you have a mind like his, that takes some doing. I’ve often heard of rooms that were too small to ...

  • Animal wars

    I’ve been out on my deck soaking up the rays of the blessed sun.The same blessed sun has been smiling down on us for eight days in a row. We ...

  • Ah, sweet mystery of life

    Since our generation shows every indication of being the last humans, I thought I’d take a look. Never know when you might strike something with ...

  • The silence of the lands

    The most noise you hear is on Randy Simms’ Open Line, but even Randy seems inclined to give the beleaguered elected lot a break for the summer. ...

  • Fraught of it

    “Fraught” is not a word used much anymore. I thought I’d try to restore it to some of its former glory although I’m not even sure what it means. ...