Bacon on the Bookshelf

Savory picks for the free range reader

February 11, 2017
by jenniferpuryear

Captain Jack Sparrow Keeps An Open Mind (And Offers His Thoughts On Squirrels and Smiles)

You’ll find Kevin Crumbo and Captain Jack Sparrow out at the park before daybreak, sometimes as early as 4 a.m. Conversations take place in the deep, dark quiet of the woods. Today, Kevin is kind enough to share a recent exchange… From Kevin: “Surprised you went to a ballet tonight,” exclaimed Captain Jack Sparrow, “no one will mistake you for a dance super fan, so …

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February 8, 2017
by jenniferpuryear

Share the Love this Weekend: Music City Special

Why do we go to the Symphony, the Ballet, the theater or any other arts performance or institution? The National Endowment for the Arts asked. “I expected to hear that it is because someone loves a particular form of art, be it opera, theater, symphonic or choral music, painting or sculpture. That is not what the NEA study found,” writes Todd Jones, pastor at First …

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