Profile of Ed Smith

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  • The sleep of the just

    The view from here - Some time ago I met a man who suffers from sleep apnea. So do I, which was why I was interested in his case. Many people ...

  • Behold: a new beginning

    I'm giving you the opportunity to join a wonderful church. No history of scandal of any kind, no history of child abuse or taking advantage of ...

  • Music and friends

    The view from here - He had a face like a friendly leprechaun. It was a face that said, "Come on in! I'm glad to see you!" It was a face that ...

  • 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 ...