Betsy Burdette, Author at The Tryon Daily Bulletin

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Let’s put on our rabbit eyes

I’ll begin this column by telling you about one of the lessons I learned from the 22 summers spent at Camp Glen Arden. When our ... Read more

by Betsy Burdette, Monday, June 27, 2022 10:04 am

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Property rights stop (and start) at the property line

We live in a time when nearly all of us feel over-regulated by some ‘higher’ authority when it comes to what we can or cannot ... Read more

by Betsy Burdette, Tuesday, May 31, 2022 12:57 pm

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Making connections for the common good

Many years ago, when our son John was about 10 years old (he’s 43 now!), I went to Camp Grier in Old Fort where he ... Read more

by Betsy Burdette, Friday, April 29, 2022 12:53 pm

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A sense of wonder

Many years ago I read Rachel Carson’s book Silent Spring, and then re-read a copy of the book loaned to me by Chuck Hearon. When ... Read more

by Betsy Burdette, Tuesday, March 29, 2022 8:00 am

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We get what we give

At some time in our lives we have all experienced an “aha” moment, when a reality or truth pops into our consciousness that has been ... Read more

by Betsy Burdette, Saturday, February 26, 2022 8:00 am

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You are here for a reason

I just finished reading a book named Hegemony or Survival, written nearly 20 years ago by Noam Chomsky. The book is excellent, but not an ... Read more

by Betsy Burdette, Tuesday, January 25, 2022 12:31 pm

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Let’s keep it going in the right direction

Two weeks ago Allen and I went to a musical event at the Purple Onion. It had been nearly a year since we’d been ‘out’ ... Read more

by Betsy Burdette, Tuesday, November 23, 2021 1:57 pm

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Conservation Corner: At What Cost….?  

Let me begin this Conservation Corner with a quote from a book written by an artist named Verne Dawson, who just happens to live in Saluda when he’s ... Read more

by Betsy Burdette, Wednesday, February 27, 2019 10:09 pm

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Conservation Corner: ‘Where there’s a will, there’s a way’

Heros are not giant statues framed against a red sky. They are people who say: This is my community, and it is my responsibility to ... Read more

by Betsy Burdette, Wednesday, January 30, 2019 5:20 pm

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Conservation Corner: We are one with the earth, nature

I’ve had a lot of time to be quiet and think last month, starting with a week of being “snowed in” after the big snowfall. ... Read more

by Betsy Burdette, Thursday, January 3, 2019 8:00 am

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