The Upside


Upside: Fix-it man is doing fine

Allstar Appliance Repair's David Khorsandi.

Upside: Pet owners spare no expense

Andrew Kim, owner of The Healthy Spot in Santa Monica, California, says hello to Athena the standard poodle in his doggie daycare and pet food store. Kim says his business is doing well despite the recession because people would rather cut back in their own lives than cut back on their dog's happiness.
Jolie Myers