Episode 344: An exceptionally generous 10-year-old, a poem from Longfellow, the lovely Christ Church Cambridge, a swinging’ tribute to birthday boy Jess Stacy, and more…

Good News: The government of Thailand has banned some suntan lotions in an effort to protect their gorgeous coral reefs, Link HERE.

The Good Word: The delightful poem “Rain In Summer” by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.

Good To Know: A fun little fact about foxglove…

Good News: A 10-year-old boy in Fort Worth, Texas, is trying to donate half a million books to charity! Link HERE.

Wonderful World: Learn a thing to two about the charming 18th-century Christ Church Cambridge, HERE.

Good Times: On this date in 1877, Thomas Edison invented the phonograph! Learn a bit about that, and its FASCINATING French precursor, HERE.

Sounds Good: Happy belated birthday (August 11th!) to the great jazz and swing pianist, Jess Stacy! Listen to his justly famous piano solo on “Sing, Sing, Sing” from Benny Goodman’s 1938 Carnegie Hall concert, HERE.

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