Bacon on the Bookshelf

Savory picks for the free range reader

January 8, 2022
by jenniferpuryear

The Boxwoods and The Bus

In the hush and glory of this week’s snow, I worry about the boxwoods. Their burdened boughs bend to extremes. De-formed, the bushes no longer resemble themselves. Wretched and wrecked, they need some relief, and soon. And yet – each moment, each hour – they bear this extraordinary weight.  They bend as they wait for sun and for rain. The green boughs of the boxwoods hold. …

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