Profile of Susan Flanagan

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  • Being efficient in the afterlife

    When I mentioned my topic for this week’s column, my husband told me not to touch it with a three-metre Christmas tree. But because this topic is ...

  • The longevity of pocket monsters

    Surprise Baby is obsessed with Pokemon, toys I thought we were through with a decade ago. These cute little Japanese Pocket (Poké) Monsters (Mon) ...

  • Let’s get physical

    It’s 7:40 on a Wednesday morning in mid-November and the first female premier of Newfoundland and Labrador sports a grimace as she faces her ...

  • Oh, the horror!

    Bludgeoned babies were not what I expected to see when I went shopping for a morph suit for No. 3 to wear on Halloween. When I walked into the ...

  • Scholarships 101

    I want to tell you a secret: there is free money out there waiting for your children. This time last year, I had no idea. But then it happened to ...

  • Accident waiting to happen

    Oh happy day. For four years I have been waiting to see a crossing guard on Elizabeth Avenue at Rennies River Elementary in St. John’s. Today, a ...

  • Overcoming the perils of the pond

    The first triathlon of the season is in Paradise on June 26. At 8 a.m., a bunch of brave swimmers will dive into Octagon Pond. The water ...

  • Cuba for beginners

    In April, we packed up our family of seven, as well as a few neighbours, and left cold damp St. John’s for the sunnier skies of Cuba. Why Cuba? ...

  • Young Eagles helps young people soar

    If you know a young person between the ages of eight and 17 who is interested in aviation, they might be ready to become a Young Eagle. Since the ...

  • Operation helping hand

    In mid-July, Jessica Lewis went on vacation with her father, Ben. But 13-year-old Jessica didn’t go to Florida’s Disneyland or Canada’s ...