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.
Thanks to the vision of Joseph and Samson Mutongu, a basketball court has morphed into a community center, sports facility and the rainwater catchment system for hundreds of children that attend schools located on the campus.
There's an alternative to public transportation, and it's not through costly subway upgrades or private cars. It's built by the vehicles already driven around the city, by us commuters, and by our willingness to share.