Right now, it's good to be a bison farmer. There's a growing demand for the meat, prices have doubled, and there's a lot more interest in the food community, something attributable to the changing American diet.
Having gotten the chickens last spring, this winter is the first time I've had to figure out what to do with the birds during freezing spells. It turns out that chickens are tough, but their eggs are not.
The holiday season really isn't about relaxing by the fireplace and snuggling into a good book.
Nonetheless, if there is a sliver of hope that you'll have some down time, these are the books that you've got to add to your wish list.