Profile of Ed Smith

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  • 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 ...

  • Advice to help you along

    The wind and snow of the last few days remind us that summer is almost here. For many of us, the long and protracted summer season is when we ...

  • Two noteworthy transitions

    The province has lost too many of its people in the last few weeks.Some by natural means, some by violence. Some through tragic circumstances. ...

  • Memories conjure up old emotions from the past

    I don’t know if memory covers it or not. It’s when some offhand word or phrase or more likely a couple of bars of music, especially if complete ...

  • The millstone removed

    So, the rabbits are turning against the coyotes. The small minority who are sensitive to political attack on person instead of policy have risen ...