Profile of Susan Flanagan

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  • 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 ...

  • 12th Night

    I have to keep my tree up until Jan. 6 because that’s the day the three kings reached the stable in Bethlehem. If I turn out the Christmas lights ...

  • A year-end tip of the hat to special people everywhere

    First of all, I’d like to thank my neighbours Mark C. and Kubota Dave who never pass by without helping clear my driveway. They are snowplowing ...

  • And a partridge in Logy Bay

    I wasn’t sure how to respond. I knew “I can’t tell a crow from an eagle” would not get me the job. But I couldn’t lie.“I am not a birder, but I ...