The Bright Side of Life
Let’s face it, the news today can be downright depressing. It’s important to remember that things aren’t all bad — in fact, there are some really great things happening around us all the time. Introducing, The Bright Side of Life!
Well, this is embarassing. Here's where "Happy Friday, folks!" normally lives. Of course, today's Monday. What can I say? It was a busy week! Anyhow, here are a few stories that brightened things up around the OO office last week:
Happy environmentalists are cheering the return of record numbers of sockeye salmon into the Columbia river. We bloggers felt a surge of pride for our mascot, to boot.
Oregon native Ryan Bailey sprinted his way on to a spot on the Olympic team with a 9.93-second 100-meter dash.
We love the national buzz Portland's getting for our innovative and eco-friendly trash collection system.
And here's a sweet story of a Hospital Wedding.