Bonnie Bardos, Author at The Tryon Daily Bulletin

Opinion

Memories and warm hugs

And now the sun in tinted splendor sank,   The west was all aglow with crimson light; The bay seemed like a sheet of burnished gold, ... Read more

by Bonnie Bardos, Thursday, November 24, 2022 10:00 am

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Putting up the tree on a rainy day in Saluda

November has come to the forest, To the meadows where we picked the cyclamen. The year fades with the white frost On the brown sedge ... Read more

by Bonnie Bardos, Friday, November 18, 2022 12:17 pm

Opinion

Autumn recollections

“Few people know how to take a walk. The qualifications are endurance, plain clothes, old shoes, an eye for nature, good humor, vast curiosity, good ... Read more

by Bonnie Bardos, Friday, November 11, 2022 1:12 am

Opinion

Finding peace in the garden

“Such trees as there were allowed their leaves to fall—they fell unnoticed—seeming to promise, not without bitterness, to endure another year.” ~ James Baldwin   ... Read more

by Bonnie Bardos, Friday, November 4, 2022 8:00 am

Opinion

Signs of October’s end 

“The stars had stopped falling, just the Milky Way up there so crisp, and turning. The fire had died to coals like always and the ... Read more

by Bonnie Bardos, Thursday, October 27, 2022 2:43 pm

Opinion

A warm welcome home

falling leaves hide the path so quietly… ~ John Bailey, “Autumn Haiku”    After a couple of weeks away in southern France, I’ve returned with ... Read more

by Bonnie Bardos, Thursday, October 20, 2022 12:13 pm

Opinion

The turning of fall

The porch swing hangs fixed in a morning sun that bleaches its gray slats, its flowered cushion whose flowers have faded, like those of summer, ... Read more

by Bonnie Bardos, Wednesday, September 21, 2022 1:38 pm

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Snapping turtle eggs in the moonlight

…And the sun sets, dropping behind the mountain, leaving a blue ridge, a dimming thread of gold… ~ Lois Roma-Deeley, excerpt from “Wild Horses Drink ... Read more

by Bonnie Bardos, Friday, September 16, 2022 8:00 am

Opinion

Buckets of rain, buckets of mosquitoes

Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson ... Read more

by Bonnie Bardos, Thursday, September 8, 2022 8:00 am

Opinion

Happy shouts on a playground, signs of autumn, and a wily raccoon

“Look, in the early light, Down to the infinite Depths of the deep grass-roots; Where the sun shoots In golden veins….”   ~ Michael Field, ... Read more

by Bonnie Bardos, Friday, September 2, 2022 8:00 am

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