Profile of Ed Smith

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  • From the pot, with love

    It means, as if you didn’t know, that we should not criticize in others what we are guilty of ourselves. Our United States? Certainly. I don’t ...

  • Nasty from the heart

    Without me having to explain why, I refer to that incredibly nasty “debate” between the five remaining Republican candidates for the Unites ...

  • Religion, sex and other dangerous topics

    That means one of every four readers out of a total circulation of 780 found my “General Interest” pieces to be more interesting than did the ...

  • Reigning cats and dogs

    Dogs are a different matter altogether. I have had a dog since I was a small boy. Never once has a dog hissed at me, or bared its claws or glared ...

  • ‘You’re it!’ American politics explained

    I just wish the sun would shine as brightly on the American system for choosing a president. And then perhaps I would begin to get a glimmer of ...

  • In all things, clarity

    A hooker line in an article or column is designed to grab your attention and keep you reading, such as that first line above. Didn’t do it for ...

  • Terms of endearment

    “Thank you, my love,” he said, and turned to leave. A cold, hard voice brought him up short. “Do not talk to me like that!” She was definitely ...

  • A match made in…?

    A case in point is the current picture making the media rounds announcing the engagement of one Ms. Jerry Hall and one Mr. Rupert Murdoch. The ...

  • Up goes the umbrage quotient

    Usually the result is quite harmless and often even funny. Occasionally, though, you get the impression that you definitely need to correct ...

  • The resolution is lost

    I used to make New Year’s resolutions, but found the exercise extremely stressful. There were so many extenuating circumstances involved that ...