Bacon on the Bookshelf

Savory picks for the free range reader

February 14, 2018
by jenniferpuryear

Valentine’s Day Special: Pepper and The Gorgeous Dog

Pepper and I returned from a damp and dreary walk in the neighborhood one recent afternoon. Early crocuses blooming at the base of the old oak tree were the only signs of a spring still distant. As we approached the house, Pep and I both heard it: our favorite loud, deep bark. “It’s Hotch!” she cried, and I let her off the leash. Pep dashed …

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June 9, 2015
by jenniferpuryear

Guest Post: Farrell Mason on True Love (The Buried Giant, by Kazuo Ishiguro)

Farrell Mason glows, and it’s not just her radiant skin and long blonde hair.  It’s not just her megawatt smile or physical grace.  Farrell has a beautiful energy I can only attribute to her spiritual health and depth.  She has found her joy and calling in her Christian faith, and she lives that faith in a lovely kaleidoscope of ways. In vibrant and colorful patterns, …

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