Looking good! You are just observing a grand old Virginia tradition!
A Poetical Picture of America
Arising from a general intercourse from that Country, from the year 1799 to 1807.
by "A Lady"
Printed in 1809
It's bacon, bacon, is their fare;
They'd sooner choose to live on air,
Than too much fresh, or too much fish,
For bacon's the Virginian's dish.