Profile of Ed Smith

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  • Lower education, what I learned on my summer vacation

    I had to find work so that I could pay the tuition at the university. My father was in what was then Pine Hill Divinity School. Prayer and Bible ...

  • To everything a time

    I like to call the fall “the fullness of the year.”I don’t know if this expression is still used by clergy or anyone else, but it seems to me ...

  • Protocol and decorum

    Words, that is, that didn't contain bits of profanity, or worse. Words that allowed you to look within the deep recesses of my mind and give you ...

  • Reading with a grain of salt

    Thank God for the F word.Without it, I would not be able to write this column. Without it, a great deal of yesterday’s news would be lost to us ...

  • Seven maids

    “And what’s the topic this week?” An innocent ...

  • A time and a place reclaimed

    There were more than 200 students in the class, including me, although by no definition acceptable to the English language could I ever be ...

  • A beautiful mind

    In recent years, I’ve had to revise my view that I am a genius. I have been aided in this by most of my friends and practically all my family. ...

  • From the mouths of babes

    “Mom, there’s something I want to know.”That’s what the son of a friend of mine said to her not long ago. He went on to point out that he was now ...

  • Girls of summer

    It was at the beginning of summer holidays that two or three new girls could be seen wandering the roads around twilight.In our little community ...

  • To serve with honour

    I don’t know if you’ve heard the explanation for Mike Duffy.An old farmer in the Anapolis Valley was explaining it all one day for a group of ...