Profile of Susan Flanagan

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  • 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 ...

  • Monitoring mother

    My friend Peter lost his mother last month, a dynamo of a woman who raised seven children and obtained her medical degree in Ireland in 1955.For ...

  • My quest to spend less

    I know our family is not the only one wishing they had less debt and more savings. And because my husband would rather go for a root canal than ...

  • ‘23 and a Half Hours’

    We were driving in the van — almost home — when No. 5, the boy formerly known as Surprise Baby, spoke up from the back seat.“I have to ...