Atlanta Humane Society & Georgia Aquarium Team Up For “Puppy Play Day”
Nothing has soothed anxieties quite like wholesome animal content. In that spirit, the Atlanta Humane Society and Georgia Aquarium teamed up for a Puppy’s Day Out event. Yes, this means that while the aquarium is closed to the public, foster puppies Carmel and Odie (pictured on the left) were invited to explore the Ocean Voyager gallery. We can’t stop watching video footage of the pups roaming the premises, nor would we ever want to.
Nature Is Healing
While most of society is homebound, the outside world has had a chance to do some much-needed restoration. The New York Times has tracked decreased pollution levels in major cities across the globe. Per NBC News, clearer water has been reported in Venice and nitrogen dioxide over China has dropped. A new study even found the ozone layer is healing with the potential to fully recover.
Patti LuPone’s Singing Basement Tours
The lights of Broadway may have temporarily dimmed, but one of its reigning stars is keeping the show alive in the most delightful way. LuPone went viral on Twitter when she began giving haphazard, slightly musical, overall chaotic tours of her basement. She sings, curses, drinks, and provides the mid-quarantine peace of mind we needed.
A Montana Boy Had A ‘Star Wars’-Themed Adoption Ceremony
The pandemic didn’t keep 12-year-old Alex Reyes from celebrating his adoption in Star Wars style this week. USA Today reported that after living in multiple foster homes, Reyes and his parents made it official with Darth Vader masks, lightsabers, and Star Wars theme music.
A Couple Donated Their Postponed Wedding Flowers To A Nursing Home
A Texas couple was forced to postpone their wedding, so they decided to donate their flowers to nursing homes in their San Antonio community. Arrangements went to three assisted living facilities in the area, including Legacy at Forest Ridge, which posted photos of the bouquets on its Facebook page. Melissa Smith, executive director of the home, told Today, “It is an honor and a blessing to know that amidst the chaos of COVID-19, our residents are not forgotten. Our seniors deserve every ounce of joy and recognition, and we are grateful to those who see their beauty.”