When I want to find happy, optimistic people, I look towards the City of Brotherly Love. The good old Philadelphia Inquirer was full to the brim with stories that leave you feeling warm and mushy.
A Norristown developer put cameras on the street to make up for a lack of police. Privacy rights remain a serious problem, but cheers to a proactive man in a stagnant town.
Christian wackos can be reasonable when it comes to accepting evolution. Yahweh did indeed create the world, he just did it very slowly.
And lastly, John Grogan gives the Philadelphia region one big hug.