Bonnie Bardos, Author at The Tryon Daily Bulletin

Opinion

Me versus the yellow jackets

Child one with the sun in trackless fields of yellow grass and thistle, scent of humid heavy air and the wing music of bees and ... Read more

by Bonnie Bardos, Thursday, June 23, 2022 10:17 am

Opinion

I learned a lesson the hard way

“It is a good thing to learn caution from the misfortunes of others.” ~ Publilius Syrus (85–43 BC)   Every now and then, I just ... Read more

by Bonnie Bardos, Wednesday, June 15, 2022 11:50 am

Opinion

Sweeping the truth under the rug

I see a very dim future if man does not realize that he’s fooling himself. ~ Andrei Tartovsky   Humankind is pretty much the one ... Read more

by Bonnie Bardos, Sunday, June 12, 2022 8:00 am

Opinion

Warm welcome for the month of June

Green was the silence,  wet was the light the month of June trembled like a butterfly.  ~ Pablo Neruda, “The Month of June”    June ... Read more

by Bonnie Bardos, Wednesday, June 1, 2022 12:49 pm

Opinion

Children and teachers deserve safety

A garden is a way that the land says, “I love you.”…Gardens are simultaneously a material and a spiritual undertaking. ~ Robin Wall Kimmerer   ... Read more

by Bonnie Bardos, Thursday, May 26, 2022 12:40 pm

Opinion

Too tired for homemade curd or bathing donkeys

Mayapple, daffodil, hyacinth, lily, and by the front porch steps every billowing shade of purple and lavender lilac, my mother’s favorite flower, sweet breath drifting ... Read more

by Bonnie Bardos, Thursday, May 19, 2022 10:01 am

Opinion

Do not take things for granted

.Somewhere, between the breeze and the faraway sound of a train, comes a line of birdsong, lightly threading the heavy cloth of dream. ~ Joyce ... Read more

by Bonnie Bardos, Thursday, May 12, 2022 8:00 am

Opinion

Love Mother Earth

There are days we live as if death were nowhere in the background; from joy to joy to joy, from wing to wing, from blossom ... Read more

by Bonnie Bardos, Thursday, May 5, 2022 8:00 am

Opinion

We all need a little help sometimes

“When the sun slanted in from the west, the spindle leaves of a locust tree danced and glowed. In a ragged garden, yellow squash blossoms ... Read more

by Bonnie Bardos, Friday, April 29, 2022 8:00 am

Opinion

Let someone else clean the gutters

“Maybe in the next life we’ll meet each other for the first time—believing in everything but the harm we’re capable of. Maybe we’ll be the ... Read more

by Bonnie Bardos, Thursday, April 21, 2022 10:51 am

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