Profile of Susan Flanagan

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  • 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 ...

  • A child’s Christmas … on Bell’s Turn

    With 38 children in five houses, the pre-Christmas excitement was palpable. By the time I came along in early 1967, 26 Bell’s Turn housed 11 ...

  • What’s in a street name?

    He called his new home Balnafad, a place far away, an appropriate name for two reasons. 1) O’Neill had moved more than 3,000 km from his ...

  • Field of dreams

    In fact, what they hope to build is something that this city has not had in many years. It’s a new outdoor multipurpose recreation field ...

  • Nature from the ground up

    I am not known for bravado under water. In fact as a general rule I do not like to see anything under water besides painted lines. So these ...

  • My friend Terry

    “I’m running on one leg. It may not look like I’m running fast, but I’m going as hard as I can. It bothers me, people coming up beside me. I want ...

  • Trek for the ‘Ed’

    For three days in August, four teenagers (including No. 4) and I hiked from Witless Bay to Petty Harbour along the spectacular East Coast Trail, ...

  • A provider is born

    My husband has turned out to be a real provider. This time last year I had my doubts, but now I know for certain, he’s a true man who, if given a ...