Episode 416: Barn owls as pest controls, a lovely quote from Marcel Proust, the joy of Disneyland’s opening day, the genius of birthday boy Hoagy Carmichael, and more…

Good News: Vineyards in Napa Valley, California, are turning away from chemical rodenticides and turning toward barn owls to solve their pest problems, Link HERE.

The Good Word: A splendid quote about gratitude, from Marcel Proust.

Good To Know: A pretty surprising fact about a Main Street Disneyland shop….

Good News: Amsterdam’s massive Schiphol Airport is using pigs to try to scare off birds and help reduce bird strikes on aircraft there, Link HERE.

Wonderful World: Kicking off a week at Disneyland, check out the opening day broadcast, in its entertaining entirety, HERE.

Good One: Your weekly joke of questionable humorous value.

Sounds Good: Happy birthday to the prolific and talented songwriter, Hoagy Carmichael! Listen to one of his greatest songs, Stardust, performed by the Benny Goodman Sextet, Link HERE.

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