Profile of Ed Smith

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  • The evolution of the sex commercial

    The view from here - For those of you over 40, it's a whole new world, folks. When I was a child, no one ever spoke to us about sex. It was the ...

  • The end is near

    The view from here - "Live each day as though it were the last day of your life." What a wonderful and inspiring thought. What a beautiful way to ...

  • I'd rather you didn't say that

    The view from here - What's offensive? Depends on who you are and where you're from. Most of us in this province are offended by "Newfie jokes." ...

  • What we had to learn to survive

    No end of topics for today's column. A friend suggested I should talk about Tom Rideout. I don't know if she likes him or not. I'd like to stay ...

  • The financial twilight zone

    The view from here - They call it "the Golden Years." Most people are happy to reach that coveted time in one's life, but having made it, many of ...

  • A rose by any other name

    The view from here - It's time we had some straight talk about gas. Everyone's talking about the high price of gas. What everyone may not be ...

  • All take, no give

    I don't believe rising oil prices have anything to do with shortages. I do believe it has everything to do with greed, the greed of the big oil ...

  • From the sublime to the ridiculous

    The view from here - If Forbes and David Letterman can do it, so can I. Here, then, is my top seven list of commercials seen on television, good ...

  • A pair of horses' asses started it all

    The view from here - Horses' asses, it seems, are everywhere. So that this is better understood, allow me to define "horse's ass." It's important ...

  • Adding up my banking career

    The view from here - Mother and I had an interesting discussion a few nights ago. We have lots of opportunity for interesting talks, given that I ...