Bacon on the Bookshelf

Savory picks for the free range reader

September 1, 2017
by jenniferpuryear

September Special: One Book, Two Readings, Three Shows

August departs in a dreadful deluge. But September arrives – I hope, I believe – with hope and hustle, even in times such as these. September strides in with energy and eagerness, industry and effort. Today’s post features one book, two readings, and three performances perfect for this month – plus tremendous gratitude for a home that is safe and dry and those who help …

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August 18, 2016
by jenniferpuryear

Late Summer: He Said/She Said Featuring Jay and Christi Turner

For Jay and Christi Turner, the end of the summer is also the end of of an era: their oldest daughter leaves for college this month.  She’s going to their alma mater, and they’ll try to keep a close eye on her at a distance.  Vanderbilt is, after all, where Christi and Jay met (“She came over one day to play volleyball.  I was living …

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