In Afghanistan, women are largely seen as second-class citizens. Under Taliban rule, merely being a woman could be life-threatening.While reporting in Afghanistan, freelance journalist Masha Hamilton saw women marginalized in their families and villages.
Those without a green thumb--take notice. Lawn care woes can be turned around with synthetic turf. Eight Forty-Eight commentator and Chicago writer Ron Litke took a creative look at this household problem.I’m glad that fall is arriving; and so is my small backyard.