Bacon on the Bookshelf

Savory picks for the free range reader

April 22, 2020
by jenniferpuryear

Jerry Williams, Tricia Carswell, and How to Catch a Mole

“I’m not sure I will choose my old pace on the other side,” says Tricia. “I’m surprised by how easily we gave up some of our personal freedoms, like freedom of assembly, though there’s nothing like a pandemic to get one’s attention,” says Jerry. “We won’t ‘unshelter’ perfectly, but overall I like what I see,” says Tricia. “Well, I’m in awe of Dr. Birx’s scarves,” …

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July 21, 2019
by jenniferpuryear

Climbing the Mountain

Book Title: The Second Mountain: The Quest for a Moral Life

Mary Raymond returns to the Bacon Neighborhood today with a thoughtful piece on the mountains we climb. The ties that bind. And what sets us free.