Alltop.com's Rural Portal
includes a variety of resources about rural living and Rural American, including the Appleton Blog. Alltop is an interesting experiment in aggregating material and making relevant content in numerous topic areas easier to access.
All of which reminds me, Appleton really is one of American's best small towns. And according to CNN, one of America's Top 100 Best Places to Live
. Sort of like a little Shanghai of the West, miniaturized and less crowded with more a Midwestern feel and more cheese. :)