Profile of Ed Smith

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  • 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 ...

  • Wild geese and such

    A few days ago we drove out to Cape Spear to watch the whales. Now, I have spent a goodly part of my life chasing after things that were supposed ...

  • On mothers, fathers and special days

    Father’s Day was last Sunday.I’m always a week behind with this stuff. Any satisfaction I have is that I am two weeks behind on Mother’s Day. I ...

  • Removing the cross

    I suppose the cross is gone from the hill of Golgotha. No doubt someone over the last 2,000 years complained about it being there in full view of ...