Episode 483: Coal power on the wane in Australia, a brilliant quote from Dr. Samuel DuBois Cook, the beauty of the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival, the trumpet genius of Rex Stewart, and more…

Good News: The largest coal-powered energy plant in Australia is closing seven years early because of competition from renewables! Link HERE.

The Good Word: A brilliant and inspiring quote from Dr. Samuel DuBois Cook.

Good To Know: A truly fascinating fact about how cats walk.

Good News: Scientists and researchers have created a map of “whale superhighways” in the world’s oceans to help conservation efforts, Link HERE.

Wonderful World: Take a lovely aerial tour of the phenomenal Skagit Valley Tulip Festival and its glorious colors, HERE.

Good For You: Take a listen to the wonderfully fascinating podcast “A History of the World in 100 Objects” from the British Museum, Link to the audio of Episode One, HERE.

Sounds Good: Happy (belated) birthday to the brilliant swing trumpeter, Rex Stewart! Watch him performing with members of Duke Ellington’s Orchestra on the hard-swinging “C-Jam Blues”, Link HERE.

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