Profile of Ed Smith

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  • My trip to Bonavista

    Those who were part of the experience could probably correct some things. It’s important you understand that this is told entirely from my ...

  • Musings on idyllic days and criminal minds

    It’s 28 C and the sky has a scattered wisp of cloud in an otherwise stainless blue. I think it must be the kind of day Bing Crosby sang about in ...

  • On seniors and time warps

    Both gone, b’y, like a baby’s breath, like a lover’s sigh, like a maiden’s prayer. Gone, like an election promise, like yesterday’s kiss.You have ...

  • Get me to the links on time

    You can’t expect everything I write to be earth-shattering, just because you want to read about it here.This wasn’t earth-shattering, but it was ...

  • 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 ...