Profile of Susan Flanagan

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  • This one’s for John

    “Good job, kid,” he said. I couldn’t have been prouder.This past April Art turned 70. To celebrate this milestone, his wife of 43 years, Heather, ...

  • Kids and squids

    I have no idea why, but he urges at the sight of a soft-boiled egg. A drip of yogurt on the table sends him running to the bathroom. And he ...

  • Lourdes only knows

    The sword looked brand new, as if it had blown straight out of the dollar store and landed near Carpasian Road. I let Surprise Child keep it. ...

  • ‘Pray for the Soul of a Blue Puttee Boy’

    His parents, Johanna and Capt. Patrick Howard, the latter a master mariner and captain of the vessel HM Customs, lived in a row house on Colonial ...

  • Following d’Iberville’s trails

    If, however, you were an Englishman living on the Avalon Peninsula in November 1696, d’Iberville was a name that would strike terror right ...

  • The secret life of Larry’s webcam

    I came to this realization by chance. It was a day like any other in the bay. Relaxing, rejuvenating and telephone free. The sense of inner peace ...

  • Time for the beautiful game

    And anyone with a stick can play. We sometimes have three-foot-nothing toddlers squaring off against six-foot-five teenagers.On the odd occasion ...

  • Living in a painting

    On this trip, inspiration to be a better parent came unexpectedly in the form of Dutch painter Vincent Van Gogh, whose story taught me to support ...

  • No one here gets out alive

    My favourite spot in Paris is Père Lachaise cemetery, a calming quiet place far from the hustle and bustle of the big city. It is a massive oasis ...

  • Fine wines and sore behinds

    That (and a seat sale) is how my husband and I found ourselves on a flight from Montreal to Paris six days before Easter.From Charles de Gaulle ...