Articles by Ed Thompson

Zealots and trolls

Sports fans are an interesting breed. On one hand you have the “fanatic” or “zealot” whom The Free Dictionary defines as “a person marked or…




Remembering a friend

A friend of mine died this week. I didn’t know him well, so some might say he was more of an acquaintance than a friend….







Monkeys in my Coconut Tree

There are monkeys in my coconut tree. No, really, little Capuchin monkeys — the “organgrinder” kind. We assume they escaped after one of our hurricanes…