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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 ...

Tryon Diary - Susan McNabb

Returning to my favorite front porches

I wasn’t certain I’d be able to come to Tryon this summer. Right before my scheduled departure from Phoenix around Memorial ...

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Saluting a writingy town in the writingest state

Postcards from Phoenix I didn’t start writing until I was 49. Two years later I moved back to ...

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Trying and failing to own my new home

It’s been over a year now since I moved from my fairytale life in Tryon to Phoenix. I ...

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Feeling the comfort of the town I love

I was in Tryon in June for an unexpected visit. As you may recall, my mother had been ...

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Catching a surprise glimpse of my favorite town

I popped in and out of Tryon like Agnes Moorehead in a “Bewitched” episode. At least that’s how ...

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Postcards from Phoenix

Dear friends, We made it to Phoenix! Four days in the car with four dogs. I don’t recommend ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Bragging about PAC in borrowed boots

My father was the president of the Carolina Mountain Club when I was a child growing up in ...

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