Monday, January 15, 2007

Sharing Our Stories

A new website went live this week called Placeblogger.com.

"A placeblog is an act of sustained attention to a particular place over time. It can be done by one person, a defined group of people, or in a way that’s open to community contribution. It’s not a newspaper, though it may contain random acts of journalism. It’s about the lived experience of a place." - Lisa Williams, Creator of Placeblogger
This blog is one of the growing numbers of place blogs registered with Placeblogger. Places have stories just like people do; often they are intertwined. The stories of my rural hometown and surrounding communities are special and unique, and deserve to be not just documented, but shared...