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Tryon Diary - Susan McNabb

Making beautiful music together, among other things

When I was living in L.A., I once had a conversation with a New York friend about celebrity sightings. Famous people are all over the ... Read more

6 years ago by Susan McNabb.

Building my reputation as a world class poet

Roses are red. Violets are blue. Poems are hard. What’s a girl to do? Attend the Lanier Library Poetry Festival, of course! I’m not a ... Read more

6 years ago by Susan McNabb.

Modeling only the finest garbage in town

This is the time of year when I start to eye the shredded paper in my office wastebasket. I open my refrigerator and take inventory ... Read more

6 years ago by Susan McNabb.

Sitting in a room full of Tryon talent

Wednesday nights are hopping in Tryon. It’s hard to believe how busy one can be in such a small town, but as I’ve noted before, ... Read more

6 years ago by Susan McNabb.

Whining in a temporary winter wonderland

One of my California friends is considering a move to Tryon and asked me recently, “What are the winters like there? I mean really.” She’s ... Read more

6 years ago by Susan McNabb.

Emerging onto Tryon’s art scene

You’re never too old to start acting or writing. This was advice once given to me by a friend who had achieved success in both ... Read more

6 years ago by Susan McNabb.

Having a heart where there once was none

Romance is in the air. February is for lovers, and sweethearts everywhere are getting ready for the big day. I must confess I was never ... Read more

6 years ago by Susan McNabb.

Celebrating Tryon’s founding mothers

If you’ve ever been to the Tryon Fine Arts Center–and you should all be nodding your head now—then you’ve likely seen the portrait of a ... Read more

6 years ago by Susan McNabb.

Holding books and their future in our hands

I had just started to write six years ago when the publishing world was in the midst of dramatic changes. The Internet had already affected ... Read more

7 years ago by Susan McNabb.

Raising a glass to McGourty’s Pub

Thanks to Tryon’s Downtown Development Association and the Polk County Community Foundation, we’ve chalked up another successful Tryon New Year’s Eve celebration, affectionately called “Tryon ... Read more

7 years ago by Susan McNabb.

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