Philip Hunt, Author at The Tryon Daily Bulletin

Opinion

Boredom beaters

“I’m bored” is a phrase that disappeared from my vocabulary at an early age. If my father heard those two words, he translated them as, ... Read more

by Philip Hunt, Tuesday, June 11, 2024 11:43 am

Opinion

Birdies, bogeys, and bluegills: Appreciating nature through golf

Golf is a game that is maligned by some and praised by others. It was our family’s game, and we started swinging clubs as soon ... Read more

by Philip Hunt, Tuesday, May 21, 2024 11:45 am

Opinion

“Ain’t stupid twice”

In every marriage, there is a time when the husband says the exact wrong thing at the wrong time. This past weekend marked the one-year ... Read more

by Philip Hunt, Tuesday, May 7, 2024 12:22 pm

Opinion

Jumper Cables: A Lesson in Preparedness 

The hopeless feeling that rushes through you while turning the car key and hearing nothing is universal. Folks with a few miles more experience than ... Read more

by Philip Hunt, Tuesday, April 23, 2024 12:03 pm

Opinion

No, my dogs don’t want to meet your dogs

Thirteen years ago, my wife and I decided that on top of starting a career, buying a home and having our first child, we should ... Read more

by Philip Hunt, Tuesday, April 9, 2024 11:42 am

Opinion

Enjoy the view before you take a picture

In the nineties, I’m sure you had a family member or a close friend who would be behind a VHS camera at gatherings. No one ... Read more

by Philip Hunt, Tuesday, March 26, 2024 12:08 pm

Opinion

Jumpy Junior

Our youngest lab, Junior, has many great qualities. For a two-year-old lab, he is a joy to have inside the house. Out in the field, ... Read more

by Philip Hunt, Tuesday, March 5, 2024 12:58 pm

Opinion

Gerald the Opossum 

If you spend enough time outdoors, you are going to be surprised by an animal. Snakes are the first creature that comes to mind. I ... Read more

by Philip Hunt, Tuesday, February 20, 2024 12:23 pm

Opinion

Sherpa shenanigans 

In college, high-altitude mountaineering monopolized my daydreams. The science behind human beings surviving where trees could not boggled my mind. The Himalayan mountains contain most ... Read more

by Philip Hunt, Tuesday, February 6, 2024 11:58 am

Opinion

Seventeen fish is enough

Becoming an angler is not age-dependent. You can catch your first fish at age two or 92 and be excited by the vibrations and tugging ... Read more

by Philip Hunt, Tuesday, January 16, 2024 8:47 am

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