Sometimes it’s the little stories that catch my attention on Front Porch Forum. Like Shelly’s posting on her FPF neighborhood fourm three days ago…
Hello, Neighbors! My preschooler got off the schoolbus today missing a blue CROC shoe. He was sitting in the front seat and the driver thinks he kicked it off and it fell out somewhere in Huntington.
We know all about missing footwear, mittens, etc. in our house. It’s the proverbial needle in the haystack search, I figured. Well, Shelly just posted again today…
Thank you Neighbors and Thank you Front Porch Forum! My son’s croc shoe was found and returned!
Now that’s what I call “local search!” Let’s see Google do that. 😉
Posted in: Clay Shirky, Community Building, Front Porch Forum, Local Online, Local Search, Neighborhood, social capital, Social Networking, Stories
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Ghost of Midnight is an online journal about fostering community within neighborhoods, with a special focus on Front Porch Forum (FPF). My wife, Valerie, and I founded FPF in 2006... read more