Larry McDermott, Author at The Tryon Daily Bulletin


Trying to teach a wet hen to fly

“I’m going to stop trying to be funny,” I said to my wife. “Very funny,” she said.   “No, I’m serious,” I said. “It’s too ... Read more

by Larry McDermott, Thursday, January 20, 2022 4:34 pm


Tips for our northern friends Life on the Farm 

You can see them coming down the interstate, moving into our tiny piece of tranquility and blundering through our lives like a rogue cow discovering ... Read more

by Larry McDermott, Friday, January 14, 2022 1:53 pm


Now bring on 2022

One year I made a resolution that I was going to learn how to play the guitar. Being able to sit around the campfire and play ... Read more

by Larry McDermott, Thursday, December 30, 2021 5:23 pm


Banning books is a fool’s game

There are rumblings that book-banning is at the top of some people’s agenda. Certain books, they say, should be banned from our public schools in ... Read more

by Larry McDermott, Friday, December 10, 2021 12:33 pm


Easy solution to supply chain Christmas worries

‘Tis the season to fret about Christmas gift buying. Will Amazon or Lululemon cut through the supply chain logjam in time? Stressful, isn’t it? Read more

by Larry McDermott, Sunday, December 5, 2021 10:53 pm