Profile of Ed Smith

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  • Ed Smith: Maintaining the right

    If I were an American I think I’d be doubly scared. I don’t know what “doubly scared to death” would mean. Is it possible to be “doubly dead”? ...

  • Ed Smith: The job’s the thing

    In my first teaching job, I made $90 a month, which was roughly what my parents charged me for room and board. You know very well they charged me ...

  • Ed Smith: Another killing field

    During our service at the cenotaph, our Legion president pointed out that when our boys went over the top the ground they had to cover to their ...

  • Holding On

    There’s an enigmatic opening line for you. Who is “we”? And hold on to what? Let me get a little more specific. “We” is everyone. And the “what” ...

  • They Have the Answers

    These are examples of some of the more enlightened comments floating around the province these days. Oh yes, forgot the chief one of them all, ...

  • Ed Smith: How does your garden grow?

    If you think that’s confusing and complicated and convoluted, think of poor son. Most of those pots weigh 50 lbs., and those you have to wrap ...

  • Ed Smith: The ultimate question

    I’ve often wondered why anyone would want to be head or chair of anything with more than 10 members and a budget of more than $100. I know people ...

  • Ed Smith: Two tales to tell

    Some of you, particularly my friends on the other side of the political fence, are looking askance in my direction and questioning my sense of ...

  • Ed Smith: Borrowed time

    They had been married that afternoon and were on the way to their honeymoon cottage 40 miles north of Saint John. It was her Uncle Peter’s summer ...

  • Ed Smith: To judge or not

    You may or may not have seen the epic movie, “The Good, the Bad and the Ugly.” It’s a great yarn, if you like the type (I do — saw it three ...