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The First 2 Minutes Had Me Laughing. The Rest Shook Me To The Core.

A really personal look at what it must *feel* like to have been there — and lived. You'll be hooked after two minutes. I'm not even being cute. This is so powerful.

The First 2 Minutes Had Me Laughing. The Rest Shook Me To The Core.

I lived in a town when there was a mass shooting in our City Hall. I wasn't there. Other leaders in my town were present at the shooting. Some lived. Some didn't. I brought a casserole to one of the city council member's wives whose husband had been shot and killed. The funeral for the shooter was held at my church.

I have never seen a better representation of the lost feeling my whole town had for weeks after the shooting.


Too often we have these mass shootings. Too often.

Ready for the weekend? Of course, you are. Here's our weekly dose of good vibes to help you shed the stresses of the workweek and put yourself in a great frame of mind.

These 10 stories made us happy this week because they feature amazing creativity, generosity, and one super-cute fish.

1. Diver befriends a fish with the cutest smile

Hawaiian underwater photographer Yuki Nakano befriended a friendly porcupine fish and now they hang out regularly.

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