As of this weekend, the Hotel Charitone has its own Facebook page, which you can "like" by clicking here. It promises to be a great way to keep track of day-to-day advances involving this terrific project. So go ahead. Do it.
On the other hand, friends tell me that the "You grew up in Chariton, Iowa, if your remember ..." page now has gone "private." Used to be, anyone could browse posts but not participate without joining. Now, apparently, you have to join in order to view or participate.
Apparently this involves "privacy" concerns, although there's very little privacy to be had when a site has nearly 1,300 members. However ....