Profile of Susan Flanagan

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  • 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 ...

  • Taking in Berlin

    It's hard to believe the wall that divided a city for nearly 30 years has already been gone for 20 years. When my husband and I took our five ...

  • Free-range refugee

    I have always been a free-range sort of parent - letting my children wander and learn things for themselves. I'm not saying this method is any ...

  • Family Fire

    Sparks fly from a welding torch in the shop at Coady's Metal Works at 110 Lime St. where Ron Coady has worked for more than three decades. Ron, a ...

  • Baby wonder

    At least once a day I look at him and wonder where on Earth he came from. Declan is now one year old and seeing him lying there in the bed ...