Bacon on the Bookshelf

Savory picks for the free range reader

May 28, 2020
by jenniferpuryear

Betsy & Meade: A Few Thoughts on FOGO and Fava Beans…

My FOGO (“Fear of Going Out”) is worst in the morning after skimming too many articles on Apple News (even with the fortification of a second strawberry Pop-Tart and second cup of tea). It’s only when I go outside and water the flowers that I’m not as scared of the world. My fear tends to diminish as the day goes on. I may even fly …

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November 24, 2014
by jenniferpuryear

Guest Post: Elizabeth Sherrard on The Signature of All Things

Book Title: The Signature of All Things

There’s nothing like a radiant young woman expecting a baby to remind you of life’s wonder and hope.  Elizabeth Sherrard exudes good health and good sense in addition to joyful anticipation.  She’s all grown up but still seems awfully young to me; I’m thinking of her as a little girl in farm clothes and mud boots with her trusty dog Frisky, “pretending that we were being …

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