About Cari

I'm married to a wonderful, bearded man and go home to 3 lovely, loud children at night. My key to survival is coffee and loud music. Catch me week day mornings on The KATO Wake UP on 93.1 KATO Hits FM and middays on KXLP @ 94.1 FM

GOOD DAY NEWS STARTER: Blind in One Eye Little Leaguer Hits Grand Slam

By |2022-08-26T06:02:26-05:00August 26th, 2022|

Another great moment happened in the Little League World Series last night.  Josiah Porter, a 12-year-old on the team from Tennessee, is blind in one eye.  He's played well the entire series, but last night was even better.   (This grand slam helped his team beat Texas 7 to 1, and advance to the U.S. Championship game tomorrow afternoon against Hawaii.)   SOURCE: YAHOO NEWS

GOOD DAY NEWS STARTER: 17-year-old pilot sets record for solo flight around world

By |2022-08-25T06:04:13-05:00August 25th, 2022|

A 17-year-old named Mack Rutherford just landed in Bulgaria and became the youngest person to fly solo around the world.  He did it bit by bit over five months.  When he got his pilot license in 2020 at 15, he was the youngest pilot in the world. https://apnews.com/article/bulgaria-sofia-492014c6da2432d92457021c0c97e70f   SOURCE: AP NEWS

GOOD DAY NEWS STARTER: A stranger fell asleep on my shoulder on a bus — now she’s my girlfriend

By |2022-08-24T06:09:07-05:00August 24th, 2022|

A woman on a bus in Peru recently fell asleep on a random guy's shoulder, and he just let her sleep.  Then she saw him on the same bus again a few weeks later... he asked her out  and now they're dating!   https://www.tiktok.com/@osccoeddy20/video/7118918068218219782?is_from_webapp=v1&item_id=7118918068218219782   https://nypost.com/2022/08/23/woman-falls-asleep-on-stranger-on-bus-now-theyre-dating/   SOURCE: NY POST

GOOD DAY NEWS STARTER: ‘She’s the perfect role model’: Single mom graduates from high school 20 years later

By |2022-08-23T06:02:05-05:00August 23rd, 2022|

Here's someone who refused to give up:  A single mom in Canada named Tracy MacDonald never graduated high school, because she failed English.  But she just went back and got her diploma 20 years later.  Now she plans to go to college to become a teacher.  She's already working as a teacher's assistant. https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/single-mom-graduates-high-school-20-years-later-1.6486958   SOURCE: CBC  

GOOD DAY NEWS STARTER: Kid Goes Viral for Dropping Hot Dog at White Sox Game, Gets All-He-Can-Eat Offer from Chicago Restaurant

By |2022-08-19T06:02:10-05:00August 19th, 2022|

A little kid went viral this week when a video showed him facepalming after he dropped his hot dog at a White Sox game.  So now a joint in Chicago called The Wiener's Circle is throwing him a party with unlimited hot dogs for him and his friends. https://twitter.com/TheWienerCircle/status/1559589022317432832   SOURCE: TWITTER

GOOD DAY NEW STARTER: Teen Rescues Toddler Who Nearly Drowned

By |2022-08-18T06:04:51-05:00August 18th, 2022|

A 19-year-old near Boston named Savennah Mendes-Rodrigues was at home studying on Monday when she heard yelling outside.  It turned out a two-year-old had just been pulled from a pool, and he wasn't breathing. But luckily, Savennah is CPR certified.  So she did chest compressions until paramedics got there.  The kid made it, and he's doing fine.   https://whdh.com/news/abington-teen-saves-2-year-old-from-near-drowning-incident/   SOURCE: WHDH  

GOOD DAY NEWS STARTER: Toddler Finds Elderly Missing Woman While Playing with Bubbles

By |2022-08-17T06:01:43-05:00August 17th, 2022|

A toddler in Georgia found a missing elderly woman lying near his home while playing with bubbles in their backyard.  The woman was 82-year-old Nina Lipscomb, who was alive but disoriented.  Here is Ethan's mom Brittany Moore and Nina's daughter Karen Lipscomb talking about what happened.   https://abcnews4.com/news/local/toddler-in-georgia-finds-elderly-missing-woman-while-playing-with-bubbles-wciv   SOURCE: ABC NEWS

GOOD DAY NEWS STARTER: Police Save Couple’s Wedding by Coming to the Aid of Stranded Groom

By |2022-08-16T05:58:36-05:00August 16th, 2022|

Boston police ended up saving a stranded groom and his wedding by escorting him to Thompson Island on a police boat when the ferry was out of service.  Here is the groom Patrick Mahoney, and Officer Joseph Matthews, talking about the day-saving plan to get Patrick, plus other guests and vendors, to the wedding. https://www.foxnews.com/us/boston-police-saves-couples-wedding-coming-aid-stranded-groom-vendors   SOURCE: FOX

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