Profile of Ed Smith

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  • 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 ...

  • I have a photograph I'd like to show you.

    It shows OH and me being set upon by two-by-fours, a tarpaulin and inundated by what seemed to us to be about half the water shooting over ...

  • The day in verse

    The outlook isn’t brilliant for the world at large today.There are mudslides, floods and hurricanes, that wash whole towns away.Tsunamis 30 feet ...

  • Budgets, budgets everywhere

    Everybody seems to be talking about budgets these days. So, I thought I'd be different and comment on something entirely different. Sort of give ...

  • The unkindest cuts of all

    It isn’t the budget cuts that are irritating the hell out of every nerve in my body that isn’t crushed, cut or otherwise mangled.It’s the crap ...