Bonnie Bardos, Author at The Tryon Daily Bulletin

Opinion

Fall evenings and the changing light 

I want to believe that the imperfections are nothing — that the light is everything — that it is more than the sum of each ... Read more

by Bonnie Bardos, Thursday, September 28, 2023 11:34 am

Opinion

Go with the flow 

Zen pretty much comes down to three things — everything changes; everything is connected; pay attention. ~ Jane Hirshfield  Nature and everyday life teach us ... Read more

by Bonnie Bardos, Thursday, September 14, 2023 11:25 am

Opinion

Meet your neighbors along the sidewalk

A birdsong can even, for a moment, make the whole world into a sky within us, because we feel that the bird does not distinguish ... Read more

by Bonnie Bardos, Thursday, August 31, 2023 1:20 pm

Opinion

Porch visits and memories

A day so happy. Fog lifted early, I worked in the garden. Hummingbirds were stopping over honeysuckle flowers. There was no thing on earth I ... Read more

by Bonnie Bardos, Thursday, August 17, 2023 10:25 am

Opinion

A salute to Bob McCall, Saluda librarian extraordinaire

Slowing down is not a function of speed. It is a function of awareness, and I don’t want to make awareness a mental construct. It’s ... Read more

by Bonnie Bardos, Friday, August 4, 2023 10:22 am

Opinion

Reflections on dog days and biscuits

I lift up my face to the summer sky The sound of larks And the feel of dirt To all that keeps making sense In ... Read more

by Bonnie Bardos, Friday, July 21, 2023 8:00 am

Opinion

Reflecting on fireflies and friendships 

“Life is partly what we make it, and partly what it is made by the friends we choose.” ~ Tennessee Williams July strolls in with ... Read more

by Bonnie Bardos, Friday, July 7, 2023 10:44 am

Opinion

Musings from up the mountain

“Almost everything will work again if you unplug it for a few minutes, including you.”  ~  Anne Lamott   The summer solstice is here as ... Read more

by Bonnie Bardos, Wednesday, June 21, 2023 12:44 pm

Opinion

A glimpse into small town life

“Who can tell how lovely in June is the honey locust tree, or why a tree should be so sweet and live in this world? ... Read more

by Bonnie Bardos, Friday, June 9, 2023 8:00 am

Opinion

Summer sweetness settles in Saluda

“I choose joy over despair. Not because I have my head in the sand, but because joy is what the earth gives me daily and ... Read more

by Bonnie Bardos, Friday, June 2, 2023 11:40 am

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