Profile of Ed Smith

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  • Smith: Bad day on Good Friday

    I’m a great admirer of the writing of Brother Collins so I began reading his memories of growing up and living in Hare Bay. One incident recalled ...

  • Goodwill to men?

    (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 ...

  • Love your neighbour as yourself

    I love dogs and little children. It’s an old line.I used to include it in biographies to people who have to introduce me at conferences and the ...

  • Under new management

    Perhaps some of you remember that old John Denver song: If you ask how I'm doin’ here without you,I'd like to say I’m doin’ fine and I do, but we ...

  • 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 ...

  • War and Sandy

    The last two weeks are weeks that should not have been.Not for the people in New York, or Staten Island, or the Jersey Shore or dozens of other ...

  • Happy anniversary

    I think he was awake during the first few moments of that event, so he should have known what he was saying, although he wasn’t lucid for very ...

  • What's it all about?

    Neither am I at the moment. I don’t understand the process, I don’t understand Americans and I don’t understand Brad Cabaña. Brad Cabaña? What's ...