Profile of Ed Smith

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  • With you in mind …

    September seems to be a month for exploring beginnings. Such as getting back to school or getting back to work. All kinds of wonderful things ...

  • ‘For I was weak and you protected me’

    September has always been my month for writing about kids and schools. My father always said that the two most difficult Sundays in the year for ...

  • Caspar this isn’t

    Every once in a while, someone asks me if I believe in ghosts. I don’t have to think very hard for the answer: “I don’t know.” I know so little ...

  • A heartfelt thanks

    Thanksgiving is still a ways off. They say it is never too late to say thank you. I hope the converse is true. (Is that the correct word, Colin ...

  • The Peter Principle

    Somebody thought it was a good idea. It wasn’t me. I didn’t know anything about the lieutenant-governor poll in The Telegram. My dear mother has ...

  • The View From Here

    We've all been sweating our way through this fantastic summer. A summer such as we in this glorious province have not seen in three generations. ...

  • Tales of the Olympiad ... and support for global beach volleyball

    You know it should never happen. No way should someone as erudite, creative and intelligent as I be wondering what he should be writing about ...

  • Getting a bad rap

    I don’t like rap. I know it’s a popular musical genre and that top performers in that field make huge bucks. One of them, Drake, just bought a ...

  • Moral conclusions: the difference between lectures and sermons

    Many years ago, an English poet wrote about people with no patriotic sense. He had harsh words for them: (They shall) go down to the vile dust ...

  • Moral conclusions, the difference between lectures and sermons

    Many years ago, an English poet wrote about people with no patriotic sense. He had harsh words for them: (They shall) go down to the vile dust ...