Bacon on the Bookshelf

Savory picks for the free range reader

March 20, 2020
by jenniferpuryear

Life in the Time of Corona: Julie Frist and The Importance of Frozen Pizza

Book Titles: The Splendid and The Vile, Beartown

Several of you have asked about my oldest daughter in Atlanta – corona positive – and husband in Nashville – presumed positive. Thank you so much for your care and concern and love. They are doing okay! Most importantly, not worse. Our daughter has had a cough, fever, and tightness of chest for 9 days. She and her roommate remain about the same, together in …

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July 2, 2017
by jenniferpuryear

Pepper and the Third Ice Cream Sandwich

Pepper was enjoying a marvelous nap in the kitchen one recent afternoon while I caught up on Facebook. Correction: I thought Pepper was napping. After my third trip to the freezer in as many minutes, she sat right up in her bed. “Do you plan on eating that third ice cream sandwich?” she inquired. “Oh gosh!” I stuttered. “Have I already eaten two? They’re really …

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