I've talked about this before but it bears (?) repeating. Mountaintop Removal is destroying the mountains in Appalachia. (That's App-a-latch-ah, not App-a-lay-cha) Anyway, I know it's obscene what they're doing to our mountains but it doesn't really effect me in Asheville, NC.
Put in your zip code above and see how the coal they're ripping out of those mountains where families have lived for generations DOES effect you. For instance, putting in my zip of 28804 tells me:
It then gives me the particulars on a map. If you use electricity in Asheville as I do, you're connected to the grid that perpetuates the raping of the mountains for coal and cash. Visit the site and see what you can do to help stop it.
It wasn't long after 9/11, September 11, 2001, that I began this website. I felt compelled to connect with other people around the globe. I had recently heard about "weblogs" or "blogs" and I dove right into Blogger.com.
I searched for others to connect with online and I found Ageless. It led to meeting many great friends to discuss events of the day. From then on it snowballed.
Most importantly we offered one another support and friendship across the globe; finding that we were just a few keystrokes away.