Michael Baughman, Author at The Tryon Daily Bulletin

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Fruits of our labor

  Life in the slow lane Look at this picture, what do you see? I see a recent day’s haul from our garden and chicken ... Read more

by Michael Baughman, Wednesday, September 22, 2021 10:04 am

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Life in the Slow Lane: It’s been a while, let me catch you up

Wow, what a year! Over the past 12 months, we had a baby (Luna), acquired some chickens, survived hundred year floods, landslides, record-breaking snow and ... Read more

by Michael Baughman, Friday, February 1, 2019 3:03 pm

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Life in the Slow Lane: Good news, for a change

Thank God we live in Tryon. (Or Landrum, Columbus, Saluda, Mills Spring, Green Creek, etc., you know what I mean.) Here’s some unsolicited advice: don’t ... Read more

by Michael Baughman, Friday, October 6, 2017 3:45 pm

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Life in the Slow Lane: Happy Birthday, Rotary Club of Tryon. Let’s eat some shrimp!

1927 was a good year here in Tryon. We got a hospital (St. Luke’s) and we got the Rotary Club of Tryon. It’s really hard ... Read more

by Michael Baughman, Friday, September 15, 2017 3:18 pm

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Life in the Slow Lane: Can I have a ride?

I don’t even consider where my next ride might come from, I just know that when I need one, someone will always be headed in ... Read more

by Michael Baughman, Friday, August 4, 2017 10:00 pm

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Life in the Slow Lane: Jim and James

This week I had the privilege of attending a ceremony honoring two long-time Tryonites, James Payne and Jim Jackson. These men are stitched into the ... Read more

by Michael Baughman, Friday, July 21, 2017 10:00 pm

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Life in the Slow Lane: Let it go

To my fans, all three of you, I’m sorry it’s been so long since my last column. I’m not in the business of making people ... Read more

by Michael Baughman, Friday, June 23, 2017 2:00 pm

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I know a guy …

Convenience comes with a cost. Let me give you a little background, which may be helpful as you read further. I’m a terrible customer. I ... Read more

by Michael Baughman, Friday, September 30, 2016 10:00 pm

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No death, dysfunction or disaster here!

Have you watched the news lately? If not, I don’t recommend starting now. But just in case you’re curious, here’s what you’ve been missing: The ... Read more

by Michael Baughman, Friday, September 16, 2016 10:00 pm

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Fresh starts and fresh pizza

Tryon is known to many as a place to retire. Access to the beautiful mountains, a lower cost of living, moderate climate and a thriving ... Read more

by Michael Baughman, Friday, August 26, 2016 10:00 pm

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