Profile of Susan Flanagan

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  • Call of the wild

    Lucky Lucy acted more like a lap dog than the wild Alberta horse she is. I met Lucy this past March after she had jumped a broken fence in high ...

  • The man in the suit

    Several years back my father-in-law brought me an elasticized souvenir bracelet from a Basilica in southeast Texas. When I put it on, Our Lady of ...

  • Buen Camino: The Way of St. James

    Today is the day that 75-year-old William Pryse-Phillips begins his fourth pilgrimage. Not to Mecca. Not to Lourdes. But on the road towards the ...

  • Lives worth living

    I have to say up front here that I have bawled at children — some my own, others not — for spending too long playing video games. Last summer, on ...

  • Run a race, win a watch

    On Good Friday — remember that icky, stormy morning? — about 100 people braved inches of slush and snow to run the Tely 10 route from Octagon ...

  • King of horror

    I was looking forward to reading Owen King’s debut novel “Double Feature” (Scribner $29.99) when it came out March 19, but copies of the book had ...

  • Attack of the mutant hare

    Last week I got to go to Calgary without my family. Except for two nights in Trinity, it was the first time this has happened in 20 years. The ...

  • Building on the L’Arche model in Newfoundland

    “Community is not built upon heroic actions, but rather upon the love shown in the little things of daily life.” — Jean Vanier You know ...

  • Driver training should be taught in schools

    Drivers’ training, at least the in-class portion, should be offered in the high school curriculum in Newfoundland and Labrador.I turned on the ...

  • So you think you can swim …

    Do you have what it takes to get out of bed before sunrise to swim a few kilometres before breakfast? Even in the winter when mornings are ...