Profile of Ed Smith

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  • Inconsiderata

    The view from here - "Awful goin' on in the States!" That's how my father used to describe the world when he felt it was "going to hell in a ...

  • Crossing the Bar

    Prepare to cross the Cabot Strait next year by two or three longliners. After listening to the interview "Here and Now's" Debbie Cooper did with ...

  • The other Vancouver games

    Well, you talk about the brazen hypocrisy of politicians. When the Canadian women's hockey team won gold over the United States, they had, like ...

  • Tales from the West

    Some memorable moments from the wonderful Olympics. Canada was playing Denmark in women's curling. After two ends, the score was tied. One of the ...

  • Vive le Canada!

    I've been watching the Olympics. You, too? Imagine that. We must be the only two people in Canada so engaged. Understand this column is being ...

  • The ears of the hare

    A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a column on rabbit hunting with No. 1 Son. One of the e-mails I received in response was from a chap upalong ...

  • Validating heaven

    When I was a child, I was forced to tell the truth about whether or not I went to Sunday School on any given Sunday. Consider a beautiful ...

  • Hiawatha and his father

    Number 1 Son and I have been hunting. Big game? Well of course big game! This time of year rabbits have reached full size. And we don't hunt ...

  • The unbearable lightness of being gutted

    They call this the "throwaway" generation. Other Half and I do not belong to it. We throw nothing away. Even the garbage gets scrutinized before ...

  • Led by the spirit II

    Capricious. That's the good word, people! That's the word you've all been waiting for. Or, to put it another way, that's the word for which ...