Bacon on the Bookshelf

Savory picks for the free range reader

November 6, 2014
by jenniferpuryear

The Perils and Pleasures of Life on a Knife’s Edge: It’s Midnight in Europe

Book Title: Midnight in Europe

On a rainy Saturday, Gary Shockley likes to read.  He also likes to get in a run and work in the yard (“there’s always something”).  On a sunny Saturday, the same – only drier.  What is it about the yard work, rain or shine?  He admits that he loves trimming hedges and weed-eating “for the illusion of wresting order from chaos, even if only briefly.” …

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