Profile of Ed Smith

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  • The sport in team sports

    Call them the Big Three. They're the big three in my books this time of year. And yes, I am aware that not everyone reads the same books as I. ...

  • Two royal ladies

    Well, I said sadly to myself, there goes the old ballgame. There goes international detente. There goes understanding and co-operation between ...

  • It's all an ill wind

    Without doubt the economy has gone all to hell. Everything from General Motors to General Foods to General Birdseed products is going belly up. ...

  • A matter of taste

    I don't think I'll be buying a Honda anytime soon. That should have the Honda manufacturers of the world shivering and shaking. Some little ...

  • And yet once more

    The Newfoundland sealing disaster, the Southern Cross, the Caribou, the Ocean Ranger, et al. Cougar Helicopters Flight 491. Back in the ...

  • Death of a salesman

    I am not a cruel person. Really, I'm not. I don't enjoy tearing the wings off flies or bottling up moths in a mayonnaise jar until they pass on ...

  • To whom it may concern

    So everyone's all upset about atheists. I don't know what all the fuss is about. It's as though no one knew atheists existed before. Suddenly, ...

  • Weightlessness

    There must be 50 ways to lose your blubber. Not that I have all that much blubber to lose, mind you. But far as I'm concerned, five pounds is as ...

  • Shoulder to shoulder

    Senator Michael Duffy. The senator's first speech is something to remember. Not exactly up there with John F. Kennedy's "Ask not what your ...

  • Lost and gone like Clementine

    You've heard of the lost tribes of Israel. The lost boys, the lost generation, the lost cod. Lost worlds, lost causes, lost chapters of the ...