Susan McNabb, Author at The Tryon Daily Bulletin


Coming home to the mountains

I’m back for another fun Tryon summer. This is how we make things work for us while Paul’s job keeps us in Phoenix. I stay ... Read more

by Susan McNabb, Wednesday, July 13, 2022 2:36 pm


Door prizes at February 14 community dance event

Six local businesses have donated eight exciting door prizes for the CommUnity Coffee House Valentine’s Day Dance/Concert on Friday, February 14. Read more

by Susan McNabb, Monday, February 10, 2020 1:41 pm


Postcards from Phoenix: Saving an ocean of homeless cats

A photo of a sign that reads “Feral Cat Entrance” is on my Facebook page. It was the perfect illustration of my spring in Phoenix, ... Read more

by Susan McNabb, Thursday, June 7, 2018 8:00 am


Postcards from Phoenix: Catching cats on a hot spring day

I’d been feeding a stray cat for months when I contacted the Animal Defense League of Arizona to get on the waiting list to trap, ... Read more

by Susan McNabb, Friday, April 27, 2018 8:00 am


Postcards from Phoenix: Making new friends, keeping the old

Why do I love Tryon so much? In a recent weekend visit, I boiled it down to three things: friends, community and place. I discussed ... Read more

by Susan McNabb, Wednesday, February 28, 2018 8:00 am


Postcards from Phoenix: Getting schooled on ghouls in Tryon

I came to Tryon for Halloween to hear some ghost stories. I hadn’t been to Tryon in nearly a year and a half—an unexpectedly long ... Read more

by Susan McNabb, Wednesday, November 8, 2017 2:31 pm


Saying goodbye with my final Tryon Diary entry

I have some bittersweet news. Remember last June when I started writing this column, and my first topic was a birds’ nest in my back ... Read more

by Susan McNabb, Wednesday, June 3, 2015 10:00 pm


Planning the magic (and barbecue) for everyone to enjoy

One of the things I love most about living here is watching ideas come to fruition in the form of public events. I was lucky ... Read more

by Susan McNabb, Wednesday, May 27, 2015 10:34 pm


Bragging about PAC in borrowed boots

My father was the president of the Carolina Mountain Club when I was a child growing up in Asheville. Some fathers spent their Sundays on ... Read more

by Susan McNabb, Wednesday, May 20, 2015 10:00 pm


Connecting the dots between farm and table

My great grandmother had a farm in Virginia, but I remember very little about it. As an adult, the closest I ever came to farming ... Read more

by Susan McNabb, Wednesday, May 6, 2015 11:44 pm

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