Mt St Helens
another disaster area some years back, with it's own observational webcam at the Johnston Ridge Observatory. The Observatory and VolcanoCam are located at an elevation of approximately 4,500 feet, about five miles from the volcano.
a nonpartisan and nonprofit organization whose purpose is to increase "...public involvement in American political life through a national discussion of innovative ideas in deliberative democracy and fundamental campaign finance reform
." As you can tell, it's set up by academics who can't speak in everyday language, but the idea is important, and it needs to be done. Lord knows, it ain't happening on network TV.
, a website about New York City. Well written, entertaining and
used to write an obscure blog that got far fewer daiy hits than I do. Come Hurricane Katrina his readership spiked to 6,000 a day. he's still reporting on the hurricane's outcome.
The Whidbey Dreamer [from an outpost in a repots part of Washington State] writes Life after NEXTCOM
. Currently she's posting the trials and travails of directing a play in community theatre. She also provided the link to Mt St Helens.
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