Profile of Susan Flanagan

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  • Flat Stanley gets around

    Stanley Lambchop arrived in the mail this week. Neatly folded into his No. 10 standard white envelope. Arms across his chest ready for action. We ...

  • Hot on the trail of a summer job

    Last June I did what I swore I’d never do — I became a helicopter parent. My eldest was ...

  • Prom perplexities

    I am not a frequenter of flower shops. I received enough flowers for a lifetime during my two-year stay in Japan. Nonetheless, I found myself ...

  • Terry Fox lives on …

    On a recent Thursday morning, as drivers made their way to work in pounding rain, three runners jogged along Topsail Road holding a banner. ...

  • How to be a happy wanderer

    Hockey is almost over, and that means hiking season is upon us once again.So far this year, we have tackled La Manche Village Path down Hungry ...

  • Lessons from Titanic

    This week two of my texting teenagers switched from regular cellphones to iPhones. They can now look up hockey highlights, check the weather in ...

  • May the odds be ever in your favour, or happy ‘Hunger Games’

    I must be out of my mocking-jay-pickin’ trees. It’s after midnight and I’m in Cinema 6 at the mall with Nos. 3 and 4 waiting to see “The Hunger ...

  • Devoted to ‘Doyle’

    It’s 9:15 on Wednesday evening. No. 4 is adjusting the rabbit ears on our flat screen to make sure we have clear reception for CBC’s “Republic of ...

  • Taking the family stateside

    Mount Rushmore rises out of the Black Hills of South Dakota like the first iceberg of the year rises out of the North Atlantic. You know it’s ...

  • Taking our show on the road

    The art of the road trip is a tricky thing to master. The delicate balance of planning and unforeseen adventure cannot be upset. Too much of one ...