Profile of Susan Flanagan

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  • Mardi Gras

    Today is Fat Tuesday, otherwise known as Pancake Day. For any Catholic Newfoundlander, that means emptying the larders — in theory anyway — of ...

  • Keepers of the light

    Gerry Cantwell, the final light keeper at Cape Spear and the eighth Cantwell to work as senior light keeper, still worked on site but commuted ...

  • Jerseys fly north for the season

    George Blackwood works as an environmental protection officer in Happy Valley-Goose Bay. In the course of his job, George travels to all corners ...

  • Quest for downtown parking

    He asked me to help investigate the various parking opportunities in the area. My lovely husband believes that helping offspring obtain downtown ...

  • What a difference a year makes

    Last Boxing Day, 15 of us set out in sub-zero temperatures to snowshoe to Red Cliff and count any birds along the way. We were decked out in ...

  • The Gift of the Magi: Sesame Street

    Bert, in the meantime, also visits Mr. Hooper to trade his paper clip collection for a soap dish so Ernie’s rubber duck won’t keep slipping off ...

  • Driving to Venus on Friday the 13th

    If you don’t remember that Friday evening last December, let me tell you it was vein-retreating cold. Cold enough to freeze the contact lenses ...

  • All I want for Christmas is a Motor Vehicle Registration shelter

    After my daughter finishes writing her permit test I drop her back at school and explain to my mother-in-law how it works here. That No. 4 had to ...

  • Magnús the Man

    Iceland is the perfect place to bring outdoor-loving children. Children who would love a week-long trip to Gros Morne with a different hike every ...

  • So many books, so little time

    I am a lover of real honest-to-goodness hard-copy books. I have tried the eReader, but I find that after I’m done a book I have no recollection ...