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The Optimistic Spin, with Mike & Liz!  A fun and inspiring radio talk show giving you a break from the negative news of the day by putting the spotlight on unsung heroes. It’s stories about people making a difference; people who inspire us, and, will inspire you too! more

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A Candy Bar, A Water Sprinkler, and Kindness to the Police

This past weekend we had 3 fun stories!

First, a goofy story about a candy bar. (picture below)

Our second story is about a “smart” water sprinkler. (picture below)

Our third story is about kindness to men and women in blue. Picture below, and, highlights of that story in the right column under, Previously on TOS.

You can catch the whole show (commercial free) this Wednesday on our podcast on, iTunes, Stitcher, or Google Play.
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Kind Snacks. Superheroes, and, Heimlich Maneuver

This past weekend we had 3 really cool stories! 

First, eat healthy snacks and spread kindness at the same time – it’s a “kind of awesome” story! (Highlights of that story in the right column under, Previously on TOS, and, there’s a video below)

Our second story was all about superheroes visiting a children’s hospital (picture below)

Our third story was about the Heimlich Maneuver saved another life, and you’re not going to believe who performed it!

You can catch the whole show (commercial free) this Wednesday on our podcast:  iTunes, Stitcher, or Google Play.

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A Baby, A 6 Year Old, And, A teen And 2 Cops

This past weekend we had 3 stories!

First, a couple who really, really wanted to have a baby.

Next, we had a story of a 6 year old setting an example for all of us, (picture below) and finally, a teenager and a couple of cops.  Don’t miss this one!  (Highlights from those two stories are in the right column under, Previously on TOS.

Catch the whole show (commercial free) this Wednesday on our podcast on, iTunes, Stitcher, or Google Play!

Liz and I wishing you and yours a very Happy Thanksgiving!

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Graffiti In Tenino and Some NFL Good Guys

This past weekend we had two stories:

First, some horrible graffiti and what the little town of Tenino did in 24 hours. (Highlights of that story in the right column under, Previously on TOS.)  Pictures below.

Our second story put a spotlight on some really good things some NFL players are doing, including a circle of unity for our country! (Picture below)

Catch the whole show (commercial free) this Wednesday on our podcast on, iTunes, Stitcher, or Google Play.

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A Blind Astronomer and Victory At The Citadel

This past weekend we had two stories – a blind man showing people the stars, (video below) and, a great victory of perseverance at the Citadel. Click here for that story!

Highlights from the show are to your right, in the column, Previously On TOS – you can hear the Citadel story.
Catch the whole show (commercial free) this Wednesday on our podcast on, iTunes, Stitcher, or Google Play.

In His Suit; No Cash; and, Fun Facts

twitterAs promised, video from our first story! I honestly didn’t believe this story until I saw the video – something you don’t see very often – yeah like never! Highlights from this weekend’s show to the right under, Previously On TOS. Catch the whole show this Wednesday on our podcast – iTunes, Stitcher, or Google Play.

BOB’S BUS

Onebob of our stories last week was about Bob and his bus, and his dog, Boggart.  Bob has a goal, and what he’s doing to achieve that goal is not only amazing, but inspiring to all of us.  

See the video below.

The other story was about two cops.  Those segments are in the highlights to the right under Previously On TOS.

To hear the whole show, check out our podcast on iTunes, Stitcher, and Google Play. Click on “Podcast” in the menu bar.

 

37 Cents And A Wedding

We had 4 stories this weekend – the first 2 are in the Previously/Highlights in the right column,

To hear the whole show each week, catch us on the “PODCAST!”  Click “Podcast” on the menu bar above.

Below are some pics from our stories this weekend’s show. Thanks for being a part of TOS – we appreciate you!

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She Keeps On Giving

One of our stories this past weekend was about, Charlotte Tidwell, a retired nurse.  Guess what she’s doing with her pension?  Highlights from the show are to the right under, Previously on TOS.

AT THE CAR WASH

This past weekend we had two stories about autism, a subject near and dear to Liz..  Both these stories will inspire you.  Some highlights of the show are on the right, under, Previously on TOS.

FLOWERS EVERYWHERE!

Last night we did our first show on our new affiliate, AM1220, Salem Willamette valley, in Oregon!
Thanks for having us!

On our show, we put the spotlight on Larsen Jay – what a great idea! Listen to our show segments to the right under, Previously On TOS.

A NEW AFFILIATE

Announcement time……Liz Boyle and I are excited to announce a new affiliate for our radio show, The Optimistic Spin! 1220 AM, Salem Oregon. We’ll be on every Monday night at 11. And, we’d love for you to give us a shout out on our FACEBOOK page and also follow us on Twitter …. would ya??

FINDING MONEY

Johnny found a envelope with lots of cash. Liz and I shared this heartwarming story, and what has transpired since. Listen to the left under, Previously on TOS.

WHO’S MOWING MY LAWN?

What’s an EMT doing mowing someone’s lawn? A story this weekend about an 87 year old man who who passed out on the front lawn! Listen to the segment on the left under, Previously On TOS.

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NASHVILLE APPLE STORE EMPLOYEE GOES VIRAL

His name is Andrew, he’s 23, and he gets it! He did something really good.  And, as LynnMarie said, “I think people are just ready to hear something good.” Listen to the story on our segment from 3/12 under, Previously on TOS.

Previously on TOS – Highlights (For the full show, select Podcast in the Menu bar.)