Profile of Ed Smith

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  • Liar, liar

    He sat there for 2 1/2 hours and his pants never once caught fire. That’s not easy to do, but all the great ones seem to manage it somehow. ...

  • In praise of older men

    I think it’s time I began talking about older men.I realized just a short time ago that I am now an expert. I have finally reached that ...

  • Our time and our place

    I think I’m getting too old for this. Too old for writing “The View?” Shhh. Bad thoughts have a bad habit of becoming bad suggestions. And that’s ...

  • Beware the Ides of Christmas

    The Christmas season is fraught with danger. I know what you’re thinking. We’re way beyond Christmas now, Smith, so get with the program, move ...

  • In the beginning

    Till ringing, singing on its waythe Earth revolved from night to day,a voice, a chime, a chant sublimeof peace on earth, goodwill to men.It seems ...

  • Making sense of the senseless

    Note to readers: Depending in which paper you read this column, there is normally a five- to nine-day delay from the time I must first submit it ...

  • Making sense of the senseless

    Note to readers: Depending in which paper you read this column, there is normally a five- to nine-day delay from the time I must first submit it ...

  • The sobering truth

    If you’re expecting a sweet, sugary Christmas column, forget it.Out of respect for you, the reader, I am resisting the temptation to launch out ...

  • Lend me your ear

    You probably already have that perfect gift for your Other Half. I know how you did it, too. You gave the cash to your daughter and said, “Here’s ...

  • Kiss your end goodbye

    “Armageddon is upon us!” That’s what preachers and pastors used to shout from the pulpits of my youth at the least provocation.“The end is ...