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#66 Unlikely Heroes

June 20, 2022

Instead of talking about the ridiculously hot weather, Deanna gives Chris a fun, on-the-spot quiz that shows off his musical abilities. Then they chat about Deanna's exciting plans to surprise her dad in Arkansas for Father'…

#65 Time Well Spent

June 13, 2022

Deanna and Chris chat about the fun connections they made this week - Chris with a friend and Deanna with her lady friends. She shares how technology has not been her friend and they agree that the Easy Button has been eludi…

#64 Bent But Not Broken

June 6, 2022

Chris and Deanna chat about their critter-filled, "aggressive" hike and the great time they had at her Great Uncle's 90th birthday party last weekend. From there, Chris takes us a mere 22 miles to Stray Rescue, an organizati…

#63 Good Boy

May 30, 2022

Deanna and Chris chat about the amazing time they had taking Aria to her first Cardinals baseball game and all the fun that went along with it. Deanna then introduces everyone to the history of Katy, Texas ...and to her ugly…

#62 The Best Medicine

May 23, 2022

Chris gives us an inside look into his musically-driven brain, and Deanna talks about her new-experience-filled week... Running for a train and trying to figure out what her role is at a dog park, just to name a couple. Then…

#61 Room For One More

May 16, 2022

Deanna and Chris have a great time talking about their granddog who's visiting again and spending last weekend at Lake of the Ozarks. They also both share fun grandparent stories about how Aria made two new critter friends. …

#60 A Good Thing Indeed

May 9, 2022

Chris and Deanna wipe their tears aways from having just watched This Is Us so they can record this episode. They talk about how the show has impacted them over the last 6 seasons and that they are sad to see it wrap up. Dea…

#59 So Much More

May 2, 2022

Deanna and Chris talk about how all of their hiking lately has made CoCo into a tick magnet, and how Chris gets the awesome job of removing her ticks as soon as he wakes up. They also chat about the sad state of their plant …

#58 Mission Accomplished

April 25, 2022

Chris has a good time poking fun at Deanna for the fact that she was incarcerated in Facebook jail. He's in a silly mood, so buckle up! After Deanna encourages him to start the story, he shares the mission of Wish of a Lifet…

#57 Dance Like No One Is Watching

April 18, 2022

Deanna and Chris talk about their upcoming Easter plans, including how Chris baked a lemon meringue pie that one time. They talk about attending an extravaganza last weekend where they celebrated their good friend who's Danc…

#56 Making The Shot

April 11, 2022

Chris and Deanna welcome everyone to The Happy Place Greenhouse where the cucumbers are trying to take over the tomatoes. They chat about the new harnesses they bought the dogs and how CoCo doesn't mind hers at all, but Sand…

#55 Small Miracles Add Up

April 4, 2022

Deanna dotes over how cute and adorable (not Chris or their pups... nope!) her plant babies are! She and Chris talk about their adventures in Tower Gardening over the years and how last year's "harvest" was an expensive one.…

#54 A Legacy Of Service

March 28, 2022

Mr. and Mrs. Ley - or should we say Chr-eanna ...or Deann-is - chat about a whole 'lot of nothin' as they reflect on their blur of a week. They both agree that their fabulous dinner out with two Neighbors of The Good 'Hood a…

#53 THE GOOD ALL AROUND US Celebrates 1 Year!

March 21, 2022

HAPPY 1st BIRTHDAY to THE GOOD ALL AROUND US! This special episode is a fun one! Chris and Deanna reminisce on how the podcast came to be and - for the first time ever - they present THE GOODY AWARDS. Join them as they each …

#52 Lost and Found

March 14, 2022

Chris and Deanna are SUPER EXCITED to celebrate The Good All Around Us's upcoming 1st Birthday and need your help! Please share your favorite episode and the ways it impacted you by emailing Hello@TheGoodAllAroundUs.com befo…

#51 With One Single Step

March 7, 2022

Deanna and Chris revel in the fact that Chris survived Deanna being out of town yet again. We learn that Chris and the cats spent the week mouse-hunting while Deanna and the dogs enjoyed time outdoors with Dad. Then Deanna t…

#50 You Just Do It

Feb. 28, 2022

Chris and Deanna channel their inner Macklemore as they share their new obsession - poppin' tags! They talk all about the deals they've found at local thrift shops as they hunt for new-to-them clothes to fit their new-sized …

#49 U-N-I-T-Y

Feb. 21, 2022

Deanna and Chris chat all about their return guest in The Happy Place, their amazing week of peopling that has Chris at a loss for words, and how much fun they had being interviewed about their health journey on Bright Line …

#48 Like A Princess

Feb. 12, 2022

Chris and Deanna share all the GOOD that's happened in the last week - from Lola escapades and the RV Show to Reacher and snowshoeing. From there, Chris takes us to Pflugerville, Texas where we meet a Holly, Audrey, and Jack…

#47 A Team Of Heroes

Feb. 7, 2022

Deanna and Chris chat about this week's Snowmaggedon. She encourages him to share his own GOOD story how he helped three people as he was out and about. Then Deanna takes us to Denver, Colorado and shares an incredible story…

#46 A Good Citizen

Jan. 31, 2022

Chris and Deanna take a walk down memory lane to nine years ago this week when they tried out for The Amazing Race. With their recent weight loss, Chris's two new knees, and the fact that they can both drive a stick and that…

#45 Happy 100th!

Jan. 24, 2022

Chris and Deanna talk about their obsession with The Great British Baking Show series, and how Deanna found a way to make sure they are able to watch every single episode. They share how they are excited to record their Look…

#44 It's Never Too Late

Jan. 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…

#43 The Perfect Moment

Jan. 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 …