Betsy Burdett, Author at The Tryon Daily Bulletin

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Seeing the big picture

Today is one of those misty days when light rain is predicted, but so far, only a few drops have fallen. Rather than wait for ... Read more

by Betsy Burdett, Wednesday, May 22, 2024 12:00 pm

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The history hiding in rock walls

I am hoping to tweak your curiosity with this Corner. It has to do with rock walls and the fact that there may be a ... Read more

by Betsy Burdett, Wednesday, May 8, 2024 1:09 pm

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‘No!’ is a complete sentence

My guess is that all of us feel pushed pretty much every day. Some people like being so busy that they do not have time ... Read more

by Betsy Burdett, Friday, April 19, 2024 12:13 pm

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‘No!’ is a complete sentence

My guess is that all of us feel pushed pretty much every day. Some people like being so busy that they do not have time ... Read more

by Betsy Burdett, Wednesday, April 17, 2024 9:59 am

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Walking on water

Yesterday, I was walking down the hill to a little waterfall below our house with a pair of  clippers. The trail had grown up with ... Read more

by Betsy Burdett, Wednesday, March 6, 2024 12:12 pm

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Who is the smart one in this picture?

Last week, on one of those very cold days, I put on the warmest sweater that I have. It is made of Aran wool, and ... Read more

by Betsy Burdett, Thursday, February 8, 2024 12:04 pm

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Imagine what could be

I had a dream of the way Polk County could be in 50 years if we work at it hard enough, and keep what is ... Read more

by Betsy Burdett, Thursday, January 4, 2024 1:20 pm

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“Don’t look a gift horse in the mouth”

“Don’t look a gift horse in the mouth” is a saying that my mother instilled in me from a very early age and it is ... Read more

by Betsy Burdett, Wednesday, December 13, 2023 12:40 pm

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A feeling of home

A couple of weeks ago I was walking to the mailbox on our driveway. It brought back memories from the past when there was no ... Read more

by Betsy Burdett, Wednesday, November 1, 2023 12:24 pm

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Infrastructure is not just interstate highways

Years ago at a Friends of Agriculture breakfast, Lee Mink was the speaker and the topic he spoke on was ‘sustainable agriculture.’ Although he said ... Read more

by Betsy Burdett, Friday, September 22, 2023 11:19 am

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