Bacon on the Bookshelf

Savory picks for the free range reader

August 3, 2016
by jenniferpuryear

Summer Reading Special: He Said/She Said featuring Steve and Carolyn Taylor

Today’s Bacon features a timelessly elegant Nashville couple, Steve and Carolyn Taylor, reflecting on ancestors, historic castles, the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, and all things good about summer! Steve cuts a fine figure in a tuxedo and entertains the ladies sitting next to him with that most delightful of conversational skills: asking questions.  It is rumored that he was a back row boy in …

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December 22, 2014
by jenniferpuryear

Pepper and The Invisible Fence: A Christmas Story

In all the busy-ness of Christmas, Pepper found time to nose around a book I left lying around – Anne Lamott’s latest, Small Victories: Spotting Improbable Moments of Grace. “I really like this book,” she told me last night as we were snuggling on the sofa before bedtime and crate-time. “Me too!” I enthused.  “Better than any writer I know, Anne Lamott finds in all …

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