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THE GOOD ALL AROUND US podcast is a celebration of uplifting stories and events from around the world. Each week, hosts Deanna and Chris Ley will alternate telling stories of good things that have happened to real people all across the globe. It's time to celebrate THE GOOD ALL AROUND US! It's time to HAPPY UP YOUR LIFE! Please make sure to subscribe so you can stay up to date on all new podcast releases. ...and if you like us, please give a 5-star rating in Apple Podcast. It will only take a sec! We'd appreciate it! ...and if you really, really like us, head on over to Patreon and become our Neighbor! We'll even let you borrow our mower! It's super easy to become a part of THE GOOD ALL AROUND US Community. You can move right in by clicking here: www.patreon.com/TheGoodAllAroundUs By joining our Patreon Community at the link above, you can get some fun goodies, including bonus episodes and other awesome stuff. Best of all, you will be our Neighbor! But promise us you will ignore the whining dog. ...shhhh CoCo! We are trying to record a podcast here! Be sure to follow us on social media! It's where we share about all the goings-on here at THE GOOD ALL AROUND US podcast. Facebook at THE GOOD ALL AROUND US Instagram at @TheGoodAllAroundUsPodcast Twitter at @HappyUpYourLife YouTube at THE GOOD ALL AROUND US Podcast LinkedIn at THE GOOD ALL AROUND US Podcast Get your GOOD GOOD Merch! Grab some fun (and funny) gear here: Get GOOD Merch Store. Music courtesy of the amazingly talented Timur Khakimov. Check him out at OCHTAHEDRONMUSIC. Visit our website: www.TheGoodAllAroundUs.com

THE GOOD ALL AROUND US podcast is a celebration of uplifting stories and events from around the world. Each week, hosts Deanna and Chris Ley will alternate telling stories of good things that have happened to real people all across the globe. It's time to celebrate THE GOOD ALL AROUND US! It's time to HAPPY UP YOUR LIFE! Please make sure to subscribe so you can stay up to date on all new podcast releases. ...and if you like us, please give a 5-star rating in Apple Podcast. It will only take a sec! We'd appreciate it! ...and if you really, really like us, head on over to Patreon and become our Neighbor! We'll even let you borrow our mower! It's super easy to become a part of THE GOOD ALL AROUND US Community. You can move right in by clicking here: www.patreon.com/TheGoodAllAroundUs By joining our Patreon Community at the link above, you can get some fun goodies, including bonus episodes and other awesome stuff. Best of all, you will be our Neighbor! But promise us you will ignore the whining dog. ...shhhh CoCo! We are trying to record a podcast here! Be sure to follow us on social media! It's where we share about all the goings-on here at THE GOOD ALL AROUND US podcast. Facebook at THE GOOD ALL AROUND US Instagram at @TheGoodAllAroundUsPodcast Twitter at @HappyUpYourLife YouTube at THE GOOD ALL AROUND US Podcast LinkedIn at THE GOOD ALL AROUND US Podcast Get your GOOD GOOD Merch! Grab some fun (and funny) gear here: Get GOOD Merch Store. Music courtesy of the amazingly talented Timur Khakimov. Check him out at OCHTAHEDRONMUSIC. Visit our website: www.TheGoodAllAroundUs.com

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THE GOOD ALL AROUND US podcast is a celebration of uplifting stories and events from around the world. Each week, hosts Deanna and Chris Ley will alternate telling stories of good things that have happened to real people all across the globe. It's time to celebrate THE GOOD ALL AROUND US! It's time to HAPPY UP YOUR LIFE! Please make sure to subscribe so you can stay up to date on all new podcast releases. ...and if you like us, please give a 5-star rating in Apple Podcast. It will only take a sec! We'd appreciate it! ...and if you really, really like us, head on over to Patreon and become our Neighbor! We'll even let you borrow our mower! It's super easy to become a part of THE GOOD ALL AROUND US Community. You can move right in by clicking here: www.patreon.com/TheGoodAllAroundUs By joining our Patreon Community at the link above, you can get some fun goodies, including bonus episodes and other awesome stuff. Best of all, you will be our Neighbor! But promise us you will ignore the whining dog. ...shhhh CoCo! We are trying to record a podcast here! Be sure to follow us on social media! It's where we share about all the goings-on here at THE GOOD ALL AROUND US podcast. Facebook at THE GOOD ALL AROUND US Instagram at @TheGoodAllAroundUsPodcast Twitter at @HappyUpYourLife YouTube at THE GOOD ALL AROUND US Podcast LinkedIn at THE GOOD ALL AROUND US Podcast Get your GOOD GOOD Merch! Grab some fun (and funny) gear here: Get GOOD Merch Store. Music courtesy of the amazingly talented Timur Khakimov. Check him out at OCHTAHEDRONMUSIC. Visit our website: www.TheGoodAllAroundUs.com

Language:

English

Contact:

3145664022


Episodes

#44 It's Never Too Late

1/17/2022
Deanna and Chris chat about the entertaining Monopoly documentary they watched and how Chris should compete to be the next national champion. Then they talk about how they are in the middle of a Monopoly game where Deanna is losing (as usual) and Chris is being ruthless (also as usual). Then they talking about the "New Year's Resolution" Bonus Episode they recorded and the fantastic discussion that was had. From there, Chris takes us to San Antonio, Texas where we Remember The Alamo and...

Duration:00:33:30

#43 The Perfect Moment

1/10/2022
Chris and Deanna share all about their #AdventuresInQuarantining. Deanna (aka Sniffly McSnifflington) has used the extra time at home to get her unruly spices in line while Chris (aka Captain Sleepypants) tells everyone how this whole experience has fatigued him greatly. They also discuss The Twilight Zone that has been happening this week with their pets (doo doo doodoo doo doo doodoo). From there, they share their earliest childhood memories before Deanna takes us on a journey to Zhaotong,...

Duration:00:44:28

#42 Welcome Home!

1/3/2022
Deanna and Chris wish everyone a Happy 2022 and share how exciting their New Years Eve was. They chat about their recent trip to the Buffalo River area in northwest Arkansas which provided a lot of fun times - like watching 20 year old DVDs each night, introducing Deanna to Yahtzee, and their epic, surprise-to-Chris hike. Then Chris takes us on a road trip to Williamsburg, Virginia, stopping at numerous sightseeing spots along the way (thanks to Wanderlog.com). It's there that we get to know...

Duration:00:37:03

#41 It Should Be Me

12/27/2021
Chris and Deanna chat about how hard it's been to get in the holiday spirit, their love for White Christmas, their plans for Christmas Day, and what shopping was like on Christmas Eve. Then Deanna takes us to Cheyenne, Wyoming to meet 6-year-old Bridger Walker. She shares the story of how one Instagram post that shared his quick-thinking, selfless act caught the attention of people overnight. Even though celebrities who play superheroes in the movies showered Bridger with messages praising...

Duration:00:51:10

#40 All Because Of Amy

12/20/2021
Deanna and Chris talk about the amazing time that had at the For King & Country concert this week, and then Chris encourages us to do something based on one of their songs - Burn The Ships. Then Chris shares the interesting history of Christmas lights and how they came to be before taking us all on a trip down to Kissimmee, Florida where we are introduced to hotelier, philanthropist, Korean War Veteran, and Holocaust survivor Henri Landwirth. We learn how he founded Give Kids The World and...

Duration:00:44:51

#39 Love Will Find A Way

12/13/2021
For the first time in The Good All Around Us history, Deanna and Chris have a guest in The Happy Place. Deanna's BFF April is visiting from KCMO and is sitting in on this episode's recording. Deanna tells the story of how they met and how they've remained close through the years. Then Deanna shares that this week's episode is all about a four-letter word with a lot of meaning - LOVE. It's a fitting topic for their anniversary week, and they laugh their way through three different Top Tens...

Duration:00:43:20

#38 Experience The Power

12/6/2021
Deanna and Chris chat about their Thanksgiving festivities, how the kids are coming over for Kidsgiving, the fact that Chris loves decorating the outside of the house for the holidays, and how Deanna's sleep schedule is way off these days. Then Chris talks about how the music in our lives can have a profound effect on our physical and mental state. He quizzes Deanna on well-known songs (that almost cause her "ugly laugh" to come out) before taking us all on a journey to Budapest, Hungary....

Duration:00:41:35

#37 The Man With The Golden Heart

11/29/2021
Chris talks about being thankful for his pre-turkey turkey nap before their Thanksgiving festivities begin, while Deanna makes plans to watch more horrible holiday movies - movies that were made to be heckled. Then Deanna gets super sciency and shares a lot of information on blood and blood types, as well as facts from RedCrossBlood.org on blood donations in the U.S and why donors are so desperately needed. From there, she takes us on a trip to Umina Beach, Australia where we meet a very...

Duration:00:51:17

#36 Family is Who You Choose

11/22/2021
Chris and Deanna discuss their favorite flavors of LaCroix. Much to Chris's dismay, "The Top Tens" list is involved - ish. Then Chris teaches us the history of Thanksgiving - from the Pilgrims to how it became a tradition-filled US national holiday thanks to the dedication of one woman. He mixes in some fun facts and interesting details that we are sure you will find fascinating. From there, Chris takes us on a journey to Mesa, Arizona where we are introduced to Wanda Dench and Jamal Hinton...

Duration:00:39:31

#35 A Blissful Transformation

11/15/2021
Deanna and Chris chat it up about how they survived Deanna's 30th reunion festivities and their weekend guests - and how Chris looks a lot taller on Facebook. They laugh about how yet another person was "fooled" by Episode #19 - An Ounce Of Hope. Then Deanna tells us how she learned about this week's heroes from a post on the Humans of New York Facebook page. She shares the backstory of how Brandon Stanton started HONY and how it has wowed millions of people over the last 10 years. It's from...

Duration:00:50:31

#34 Crash Pads For Kedi

11/8/2021
Chris and Deanna chat about how much fun it was to record their "Look Back" Bonus episode for their Patreon Neighbors and how hard it is to be in a bad mood when you search the interwebs for GOOD stories. They also talked all about trick or treating with their "farkly cheerleader" granddaughter, and how Deanna is excited for her 30th reunion this weekend. Then Chris takes us to Istandbul (not Constantinople) to meet Didem Gokgoz, a woman who used her talents and experience to find creative...

Duration:00:37:09

#33 Up For The Challenge

11/1/2021
Chris and Deanna talk about their "fancy" candle obsession, Ethiopian Yirgacheffe (which is Deanna's favorite coffee roast), how Chris cracks himself up constantly, and how they discovered a fun new place in downtown St. Louis that sells antiques and records. Then Deanna takes us on a journey to the quaint Swiss Alps town of Zermatt where we meet Neil Heritage, a British Veteran who overcame incredible odds after a devastating war injury. We learn about how his amazing feats of physicality...

Duration:00:47:16

#32 Sold!

10/25/2021
Deanna and Chris talk all about their trip to Texas and how much fun they had going to Chip and Joanna's Silos, watching sunrises, hunting javelina-boar-hog-pigs, and how they listened to a serial podcast on the long drive home - You Must Remember This's “Charles Manson’s Hollywood” by Karina Longworth. From there Chris gives us the history of how rummage sales came to be and some fun trivia about them. Then he takes us to the city of Arlington in the Commonwealth of Virginia to introduce us...

Duration:00:44:06

#31 What A Pal!

10/18/2021
Chris and Deanna share how they are getting ready to take a fun, multi-stop road trip with their pups that has them traveling to a ranch outside of Waco, Texas for the week. While there, Deanna is convinced that Joanna Gaines will become her BFF. Then join them as Deanna tells the story of how Snoopy-loving Wesley Morgan used his furlough time during the pandemic to connect with strangers in a way that has been around since the 1930s. Hear how what he did helped Nancy Sloane feel less lonely...

Duration:00:54:06

#30 We're All Neighbors

10/11/2021
Deanna and Chris talk all about their "whisk away" for Chris's birthday to a local St. Louis favorite that neither of them had been to since they were little - the National Museum of Transportation. Then they hop in the car and travel to Denver, Colorado where Chris introduces us to the Faircloth family. It's there that we learn how Woody and his young daughter Luna are helping families who've lost their homes by devastating wildfires in the most amazing of ways. You will be inspired by...

Duration:00:40:31

#29 Run The Race

10/4/2021
Chris and Deanna talk about their birthday-filled Weekend of Celebration coming up, how it was definitely not the chili that caused Alyssa's stomachache 3 years ago, and Chris's big plans (and what he plans to wear) for his special day. Then Deanna takes us to Minneapolis, Minnesota where we learn why people run and the benefits of running, as well as fun facts about Minneapolis. It's there that they wait at the finish line of a 10 mile race that will happen on Sunday - the same race that...

Duration:00:47:04

#28 Keep On Rollin'

9/27/2021
Deanna and Chris share how much fun they had at the Family Fun Day they hosted, how Chris will never be a Frisbee champion, and how he is hot but the St. Louis Cardinals are hotter. Then the two of them and their pups jump in the car and drive us all to McClellanville, South Carolina to meet Eliot Middleton, an amazing man who is the pit master for his barbeque restaurant by day and is giving back to his community in the most unbelievable way by night. You will be inspired by how he's...

Duration:00:40:10

#27 Moving Mountains

9/20/2021
Chris and Deanna chat about Sandy's new obsession, their time well-spent in Wilmington, and their once-in-a-lifetime viewing of the SpaceX launch. Then Deanna takes us on a 2 day journey (not a day and a half, Google!) to Gehlaur, India where we hear the unbelievable story of how a heartbreaking tragedy caused Dashrath Manjhi to work like a man possessed to ensure that no one else would ever have to go through what he experienced. His inspiring life teaches us that we are all capable of...

Duration:00:41:17

#26 On The Mend

9/13/2021
Deanna and Chris chat about Chris's Ted Lasso-style mustache and how it came to be, the great lunch date Deanna had with her mom, and Chris's great experience being a guest on Cynthia Seer's "True Hauntings & Scary Stories" podcast. Then Chris takes us back to 2004 when a tsunami hit Sri Lanka and how the story of a woman on that island who lost her hard-earned livelihood inspired Margaret Jankowski to take action; an action that is still having profound ripple effects locally, nationally,...

Duration:00:35:37

#25 The Chance To Soar

9/6/2021
Chris and Deanna talk about how you can't be sick these days without thinking it's the dreaded C word. They chat about their gratitude for a lay-low week, Chris's one-upping that occurs when Deanna isn't feeling well, and the much-anticipated Return of the Robe(s) thanks to the cooler weather. Then Deanna takes us from Washington DC to Charlotte Court House, VA as we follow Rodney Stotts, a man who has overcome massive adversity and tough circumstances due to hard work, a persevering...

Duration:00:47:53