Bacon on the Bookshelf

Savory picks for the free range reader

August 2, 2017
by jenniferpuryear

August Special: Top 5, On the Bookshelves and In the Universe

You don’t have to leave the solar system this August for some exceptional happenings and reads… today’s post features Bacon’s top five!   Top Pick:  Solar Eclipse, Monday, August 21st Buy your protective glasses if you haven’t already. And if you don’t live in Nashville – come enjoy it with us! Ride the wave of collective excitement as the biggest major city in the U.S. …

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March 6, 2017
by jenniferpuryear

Confidence Woman: Guest Post by Carrington Fox

The guys at construction school tease their classmate, Carrington Fox, about her cautious approach. “They’re already launching in with hammers, while I’m still double-checking Pythagorus,” she quips. Mary Raymond’s post on The Confidence Code got her thinking about that difference.  Today, she shares what she learned about confidence last week from the guys in her class (originally published at BuildMeUpButtercup, chronicling the adventures of a …

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January 9, 2017
by jenniferpuryear

Princess Leia On Her Way, Episode I: Despots With Helmets

Star Wars hit me hard as a kid. (Not alone, I know!) At age 9, I was still firmly rooted in fairy tales and schoolwork and a suburban Southern childhood. Independence took the form of riding my bike to the local Seven Eleven and a nearby park. I was a good girl who tried very hard to be good. Star Wars magnified the story of Good versus Evil – …

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November 18, 2014
by jenniferpuryear

Guest Post: Carrington Fox on Breaking Bad and What She Learned

Carrington Fox is a fearless urban farmer with a microflock of chickens by day, a renowned food writer for the Nashville Scene by night.  She’s just “Mom” to three sons ages eight, nine, and eleven, all attending University School of Nashville.  You may have seen her at Artclectic, USN’s major art show and fundraiser, which she recently co-chaired for the second year in a row.  We all may …

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