Profile of Susan Flanagan

All articles of Susan Flanagan

  • 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 ...

  • The little black book

    No. 2 just spent five days rollerblading in Detroit. Since rollerbladers are prone to injury I wondered if No. 2 would come back in the same ...

  • Fit to learn

    Surprise baby has made his kindergarten debut. After two snow days resulted in the cancellation of the initial Kinderstart session for children, ...

  • At the foot of the matter

    “I didn’t marry you for your feet,” my loving husband said one day while massaging my cold extremities. Well, I hope you didn’t marry me for my ...

  • Calling all high school grads

    March 1 is the deadline to apply for admission to Memorial University for fall semester 2012. ...

  • The magic of kindergarten

    “What’s so magical about kindergarten?” Education Minister Clyde Jackman asked me as he leaned back in his leather armchair. It’s a good ...

  • Belly button of the world

    Steve Jobs thought he was the belly button of the world. He thought rules for regular people didn’t apply to him. He parked his Mercedes SL55 in ...

  • Lively Levee

    When discussing the New Year’s Levee, one of my sons asked me what it was. “It’s a way to welcome the New Year … a chance for the peasant folk to ...