Bacon on the Bookshelf

Savory picks for the free range reader

February 17, 2021
by jenniferpuryear

What We See in the Snow…

Ash Wednesday invites reflection on sin, suffering, and grace. A massive winter storm invites reflection as well. Our world is transformed by snow and ice. Today’s Bacon features photos from around town as well as a Lenten devotional recommendation from my friend Jane Anne…                               A        

August 3, 2016
by jenniferpuryear

Summer Reading Special: He Said/She Said featuring Steve and Carolyn Taylor

Today’s Bacon features a timelessly elegant Nashville couple, Steve and Carolyn Taylor, reflecting on ancestors, historic castles, the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, and all things good about summer! Steve cuts a fine figure in a tuxedo and entertains the ladies sitting next to him with that most delightful of conversational skills: asking questions.  It is rumored that he was a back row boy in …

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April 24, 2014
by jenniferpuryear

Guest Post by Carolyn Taylor: We Are Who We Are

Book Title: The Invention of Wings

Say you’re stranded on a desert island.  With Carolyn Taylor.  Not only will she figure out a way to send morse code signals to ships and satellites, she will also identify and help you avoid poisonous vegetation.  In the meanwhile she will start a fire and begin roasting anything edible.  It is unlikely that she will break a sweat – and she will never lose …

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