Profile of Ed Smith

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  • 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. ...

  • If wishes were horses

    That’s where you make your wishes known about what you want to see or accomplish or just do before you pass on to the realms of angels and ...

  • Off the road again

    Last week, I drove to St. John's. And drove back again. No big thing. I've done it a thousand times at least. Now, before my friends, my ...

  • Everybody loves a lover

    Springdale - a lover's paradise! That's according to VOCM radio news, I'm told. I didn't hear the item myself, but this lady is usually fairly ...

  • Reigning cats and dogs

    I am a dog lover. Always was. Got my first dog what I was seven. My parents absolutely refused when I asked if I could have a puppy, so getting ...

  • 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 ...