Bacon on the Bookshelf

Savory picks for the free range reader

May 26, 2020
by jenniferpuryear

If It Does Not Challenge You, It Will Not Change You…

Dear friends Julie Kennon and Caroline Trost hiked Mt. Kilimanjaro in February, yes they did. I can’t say that I’m dreaming of this particular “vacation” for myself (!), but I’m impressed by their fortitude – and their beautiful friendship. I’m thrilled for them to stop in at Bacon this morning!

November 17, 2015
by jenniferpuryear

Pioneer Girl

Book Titles: Pioneer Girl, Pioneer Girl: An Annotated Autobiography

Everything I know about pioneers I learned from Little House on the Prairie.  Or at least everything I remember.  The Little House series and the show mix and mingle in my mind, leaving a deep impression of pioneer struggles (the grasshoppers!), pioneer heartiness (Pa with the ax), pioneer weather (freezing cold or scorching hot), pioneer style (bonnets and britches) and pioneer evil (Nellie). I thought I …

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May 7, 2015
by jenniferpuryear

Guest Post: Caroline Trost on The Bone Clocks

Caroline Trost wears a pink wool coat in the winter, a soft flared coat that turns every head in the coffee shop.  She has a pretty pink coat and pretty blonde hair and a black and white dog named Roscoe who requires a walk come rain or shine or icy sidewalks.   She has a black and white dog named Roscoe and a kind husband …

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