Good News Monday – 11/21/22

Good News Monday – 11/21/22

Jeff Bezos gave Dolly Parton $100 million for charity CNBC – Dolly Parton received $100 million from Jeff Bezos as part of his “Courage and Civility” award in recognition of what she’s done for charity over the years. The only stipulation is that the $100 million must be spent within the next ten years on…

Should they still host Thanksgiving?

Should they still host Thanksgiving?

“My now ex-boyfriend broke up with me this week and it wasn’t amicable. We live together and we already invited our families for Thanksgiving. My family is flying in from Georgia. With Thanksgiving only a week away, I don’t know if that’s too short of notice to cancel, or if we should still host it.”

Is it okay to give your kids used gifts?

Is it okay to give your kids used gifts?

“My wife and I have an 8 and 10-year-old and we’re starting our Christmas shopping. They love opening presents and playing with their toys, but they go back to their Xbox and Chromebooks weeks later. This year we’ve talked about buying slightly used items from eBay and consignment shops. This would save us money and…

Do they need to serve turkey at Thanksgiving?

Do they need to serve turkey at Thanksgiving?

“My husband and I recently have gone vegan due to meat prices and we’re trying to be healthier. Our kids are coming home for Thanksgiving and my husband wants it to be meat-free, but I think it would be unfair for our kids who are expecting Turkey.”

Should he continue to offer free rides?

Should he continue to offer free rides?

“Ever since I got my first car, I’ve stopped to ask strangers that I’ve seen walking if they want a ride. About half the time they accept and it makes me feel good helping out people that don’t have a car. I told my new girlfriend about this and she thinks it’s dangerous and that…

Good News Monday – 11/14/22

Good News Monday – 11/14/22

Inflation Peaking? USA Today – According to the latest data, it seems like inflation seems to be getting under control. One of the best indicators is how the stock market took the news on Thursday. The Dow had it’s largest one day gain since 2020, the S&P 500 jumped 5.5% and the NASDAQ went up…

TALK with Pete Kelly

TALK with Pete Kelly

TALK came to the Alt 104.9 studios and chatted with Pete Kelly about what he’d take to Mars, his F1 fandom, the perfect space suit & success with Run Away To Mars! Recent Discussions … see more of our recent discussions here!

Should he go to her house for Thanksgiving?

Should he go to her house for Thanksgiving?

“My girlfriend and I have been together for about four months and she invited me to her parents house for Thanksgiving. My family and I always get together every year, and I think it’s too soon in the relationship for her to ask this. We haven’t met each others parents yet.”

How can you adjust to dating again?

How can you adjust to dating again?

“I’m in my first relationship in years after being single and I’m not used to a lack of free time and sleeping at night. I miss being able to sprawl out in my bed, having silence as she likes to watch TV at night and being able to fart if I need to. Having to…

More Good News – 11/7/22

More Good News – 11/7/22

Let’s start this week by hearing some good news stories, here in the Capital Region and beyond! Bike Buses From Today – “Bike buses” — They are adult-led group bike rides to school and they’re coming to neighborhoods all across the country! Today reported that six years ago, father Devin Olson partnered with Minneapolis Public…