Philip Hunt, Author at The Tryon Daily Bulletin

Opinion

Foraging for blackberries reconnects children and their food sources

Ask a kid where blackberries come from and most will respond, “The grocery store.” I don’t blame the kid for this response, but I would ... Read more

by Philip Hunt, Tuesday, June 21, 2022 12:24 pm

Opinion

The art of worm fiddling 

Every now and then, we will have a weekend planned with exciting adventures that gets canceled by an act of nature or sickness. With a ... Read more

by Philip Hunt, Tuesday, June 7, 2022 4:16 pm

Opinion

Spending more time outdoors is important for a child’s development

Behind my house is a mile long path next to a river. The whole neighborhood uses it for exercise, recreation, and driving my dogs crazy. ... Read more

by Philip Hunt, Tuesday, May 24, 2022 11:58 am

Opinion

It’s all about the body language

If you have spent any time around animals, you know that they respond first to body language, then words. If you don’t believe me, say ... Read more

by Philip Hunt, Wednesday, May 11, 2022 9:47 am

Opinion

The ecosystem of a small pond provides big lessons 

Spring comes to life in an exciting way around a farm pond. The first grasshoppers flush out of the grass with every step towards the ... Read more

by Philip Hunt, Tuesday, April 26, 2022 12:33 pm

Opinion

Turkey troubles

Seventy yards away, a bearded gobbler paced back and forth. The turkey seemed fixated on something across the road, but a fence blocked his path. ... Read more

by Philip Hunt, Tuesday, April 12, 2022 12:44 pm

Opinion

Every camper falls into one of these categories 

With winter behind us, many folks are looking to remedy “cabin fever” by a vacation without a cabin. Campgrounds are full with people in all ... Read more

by Philip Hunt, Tuesday, March 22, 2022 12:27 pm

Opinion

It starts in a pond

Growing up, I always fished. I can’t remember the first time I went fishing, but I can remember the first bass I caught without any ... Read more

by Philip Hunt, Tuesday, March 8, 2022 12:25 pm

Opinion

Tales of the Hunts

Clues to the past     The warm, late winter days in the Appalachians give us hope of the beauty that’s ready to abound in ... Read more

by Philip Hunt, Wednesday, February 23, 2022 11:50 am

Columnists

Breaking the ice

At sixteen years old I became a waterfowling addict. The thrill of whistling wings at sunrise and camaraderie throughout the hunt sunk its teeth and ... Read more

by Philip Hunt, Wednesday, February 9, 2022 8:48 am

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