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Tryon Diary - Susan McNabb

Latest 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 Day, I suddenly needed an MRI-guided biopsy ... Read more

2 years ago by Magan Etheridge.

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 North Carolina after living 27 years in ... Read more

5 years ago by Submitted article.

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 wish I could say I love it ... Read more

5 years ago by Submitted article.

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 living in Tryon for the past year ... Read more

5 years ago by Submitted article.

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 it felt. An unexpected family medical situation ... Read more

5 years ago by Submitted article.

Postcards from Phoenix

Dear friends, We made it to Phoenix! Four days in the car with four dogs. I don’t recommend it, but it was necessary. We were ... Read more

6 years ago by Submitted article.

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

6 years ago by Susan McNabb.

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

6 years ago by Susan McNabb.

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

6 years ago by Susan McNabb.

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

6 years ago by Susan McNabb.

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