Bacon on the Bookshelf

Savory picks for the free range reader

October 3, 2017
by jenniferpuryear

Tom Petty Remembered: Guest Post by Kevin Crumbo and Captain Jack Sparrow

Kevin Crumbo and Captain Jack Sparrow were up early this morning, one of them sad. From Kevin: “Don’t you think 4:00 am is a bit early to be tuning a guitar?” Jack said as he pondered why I wasn’t gearing up for the morning hike in Percy Warner Park. “I lost a good friend last night. Tom Petty died.” “That is terrible news. Are you …

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February 11, 2017
by jenniferpuryear

Captain Jack Sparrow Keeps An Open Mind (And Offers His Thoughts On Squirrels and Smiles)

You’ll find Kevin Crumbo and Captain Jack Sparrow out at the park before daybreak, sometimes as early as 4 a.m. Conversations take place in the deep, dark quiet of the woods. Today, Kevin is kind enough to share a recent exchange… From Kevin: “Surprised you went to a ballet tonight,” exclaimed Captain Jack Sparrow, “no one will mistake you for a dance super fan, so …

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May 21, 2015
by jenniferpuryear

Guest Post by Katie and Kevin Crumbo: The Girl on the Train and Training the Dog

Book Title: The Girl on the Train

Katie and Kevin Crumbo give marriage a good name.  Seriously – are they ever sharp with each other?  I’m trying to figure out their secret.  Maybe it’s Katie’s unflagging good cheer.  Or Kevin’s kindness and patience.  Her cute laugh?  His warm smile?  Maybe they just continue to like each other after 22 years of marriage and raising those two fine boys, now ages 17 and 12. Kevin’s …

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