Profile of Susan Flanagan

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  • Reading to cats

    I love cats and I love to read. Plus we’ve done stranger things. So I gathered up some easy reads — I wasn’t sure about the cats’ attention spans ...

  • Boston bound

    Even after Keith moved to a job at ScotiaMcLeod and John left work due to the progression of his multiple sclerosis, the two friends kept in ...

  • In the name of science

    The home fries cut from local potatoes got mouldy first, swampy green fungus spreading like fat fingers over the starchy surface. Not long after, ...

  • Out of this world

    And did you know that shortly before every Soyuz rocket ship lifts off from Baikonur, astronauts make a pit stop, unzip their space suits and pee ...

  • ‘We lost the games, but we won the fights’

    Newfoundland and Labrador has won the Allan Cup twice — once when the Corner Brook Royals won the Cup against the Nelson Maple Leafs in Nelson, ...

  • Lovin’ The Loop

    Last March I got to skate at Olympic Plaza in front of Calgary City Hall. It was uplifting to have the sun in my eyes and the wind on my cheeks ...

  • Phil’s trail

    In November, Phil, with the help of Avalon Nordic ski club volunteers, gleefully dug out and groomed an eight-kilometre trail near Three Pond ...

  • Bootleg Blackout

    I was in the bedroom listening to my new handy dandy Sony AM/FM radio/cassette player that Santa had brought me for Christmas. I must have been a ...

  • Flanavan II: the saga continues

    Regardless, I was sad to see it go. It had safely carried all of us Flanagans across the continent from B.C. to St. John’s six years ago. It had ...

  • You can’t keep a secret in Thailand

    Every time one of the children has a birthday, I can’t help but think back on the very first time I carried a child. Chris and I had just got ...