Good News: Jane Goodall has added her voice to the UN’s call to plant a TRILLION trees by 2030, Link HERE.

The Good Word: A very important quote from Henry David Thoreau…

Good To Know: A fun bit of trivia about M&M candies!

Good News: The Greater One-Horned Rhino has seen its population rebound dramatically, from 100 to 3,700, thanks in large part to the defeat of poachers, Link HERE.

Wonderful World: Check out this hugely inspiring and tantalizing video all about the wonders of Bolivia in South America, produced by Expedia, HERE.

Good Company: It’s hard to think of better company than the great Louis Armstrong. Watch this lovely interview he gave in 1968, HERE.

Sounds Good: And as long as you’re enjoying Louis Armstrong’s interview, why not listen to him play some tunes at Disneyland back in 1962, Link HERE.

Good News: Scientists have found a new approach to treating atopic dermatitis using information about a gene connection, Link HERE.

The Good Word: Something important to keep in mind, courtesy of Epictetus.

Good To Know: A bit of trivia about the origin of Milky Way bars!

Good News: A Denver-area man, and his 9-year-old daughter, have created a nonprofit to deliver used RVs to victims of wildfires and other in need, Link HERE.

Wonderful World: Let the good people of Lonely Planet guides show you another delightful introductory videos, this time about beautiful Colombia! Link HERE

Good Times: On this date, back in 1964, the Nobel Prize for Peace was awarded to the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Sounds Good: Happy belated birthday to the late, great bassist, Ray Brown! Listen to him enthrall you with a solo performance of Duke Ellington’s “Things Ain’t What They Used To Be”, Link HERE

Good News: A supermarket chain in The Netherlands is instituting “chat checkouts” to help combat loneliness, Link HERE.

The Good Word: A truly great and important quote from Mark Twain!

Good To Know: A startling bit of trivia about Kit Kat bars in Japan…

Good News: Prince William and Sir David Attenborough have teamed up to produce a documentary series about innovations to save the Earth. Learn more HERE.

Wonderful World: Continuing our tour of South America, check out this splendid little introduction to Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands, courtesy of Lonely Planet, HERE.

Good For You + Sounds Good: Listen to well over an hour of lovely melodies from Giuseppe Verdi and his music for Oboe and Piano, HERE.

Good News: A new motor vehicle company, Rivian Automotive, is releasing a new EV truck with some truly incredible features, Link HERE.

The Good Word: A lovely thought from Ella Fitzgerald!

Good To Know: A pretty funny fact about the creator of Tootsie Rolls…

Good News: An former engineering student from the UK has created a hand-cranked washing machine to provide the dignity of clean clothes to refugees across the world. Link HERE.

Wonderful World: Behold the majesty and wonder of Torres Del Paine National Park in the Patagonia region of Chile in an astonishing video HERE.

Bon Appetit: Check out an innovative and entertaining restaurant in South America, the remarkable Proper in Bueno Aires, courtesy of your host Phil Rosenthal! Link HERE.

Sounds Good: Another incredible birthday this week, the drummer, bandleader, and incubator of jazz talent Art Blakey! Watch him and one of the first iterations of his Jazz Messengers as they perform the classic “Moanin'”, HERE.

Good News: Mexico has become the first country in North America to completely ban animal testing for cosmetics, Link HERE.

The Good Word: A brilliant quote from the philosopher-poet Hafez.

Good To Know: A fun bit of trivia about a beloved candy treat!

Good News: The beautiful city of Alicante in Spain has decided to put out dozens of “double-chairs” on their popular pedestrian esplanade, to encourage chatting! Link HERE.

Wonderful World: Time to explore the wonders of South America, starting with the stunning sights of Peru! Check it out HERE.

Good One: Your weekly joke…

Sounds Good: Happy birthday to the late, great trumpeter Harry “Sweets” Edison! Watch him share his brilliance at the age of 78, on the classic tune “Exactly Like You”, HERE.

Good News: A new design for an artificial kidney has been trialled, powered by blood pressure! Link HERE.

The Good Word: A brilliant thought from Helen Keller.

Good To Know: A little bit of trivia about “writing with light”…

Good News: A charitable group in London is campaigning to reimagine some great uses for the excess of parking spaces in that city, Link HERE.

Wonderful World: Take a trip both across the waves and back in time, with this charming collection of silent film clips of Honolulu in the late teens and early 1920s, Link HERE.

Good Company: Listen to some recollections of the great Mister Rogers, courtesy of one of his friends and chroniclers, Tom Junod, HERE.

Sounds Good: Happy birthday (tomorrow) to the great Romantic Era composer Camille Saint-Saens. Listen to his timeless piece “The Swan” in the hands of pianist Kathryn Stott and cellist Yo-Yo Ma, Link HERE.

Good News: A new form of battery is in the works that adds sugar to lithium-sulfur technology to create a better rechargeable battery for the future, Link HERE.

The Good Word: Another thoughtful quote from Helen Keller.

Good To Know: A truly surprising fact about visible light.

Good News: A brand new, entirely self-sustaining motor home has been developed in the Netherlands that runs wholly on solar power! Link HERE.

Wonderful World: Give yourself a virtual tour of the rugged and stunning landscape of the North Shore of Oahu, HERE.

Good Times + Sounds Good: Happy birthday to one of the icons of jazz and swing music, Jo Jones! Check out a mind-blowing drum solo from 1960, right HERE.

Good News: A great initiative is on the way to add more forest to over 500,000 acres of the Scottish Highlands, Link HERE.

The Good Word: A beautiful thought from Helen Keller.

Good To Know: A pretty impressive fact about Easy Bake ovens.

Good News: A new form of product label is coming to Europe to help consumers know more about the ecological impact of their food purchases. Link HERE.

Wonderful World: Watch this breathtaking high-definition video footage of the gorgeous windward side of the island of Oahu, HERE.

Good For You (?): Check out this great video about some of the best poke to be had in Honolulu, Link HERE.

Sounds Good: Want some amazing music in your day? Behold the glory that is Frank Sinatra and Ella Fitzgerald duetting on some classics of American music, HERE.

Good News: More great news about the resurgence of wild beavers in the UK, nearly 400 years after they were hunted to extinction there. Link HERE.

The Good Word: A truly lovely quote from Helen Keller.

Good To Know: A surprising fact about light in the oceans…

Good News: A great financial commitment from the UK government to help plant 1 million trees in the next year, as a part of a plan to add 50 million, Link HERE.

Wonderful World + Bon Appetit: The Royal Hawaiian Hotel in Honolulu is home to the Mai Tai Bar. Learn more about this Tiki classic, HERE.

Sounds Good: October 5th is the anniversary of the birth of the revolutionary jazz bassist, Jimmie Blanton. Listen to a duet of him with Duke Ellington, HERE.

Good News: Climate Visuals is an online photography project that puts a spotlight on creative solutions to the various problems of climate change, Link HERE.

The Good Word: A great quote from the amazing Helen Keller.

Good To Know: A really surprising fact about the speed of light!

Good News: Some of the wealthiest people on Earth have pledged $5 billion to help protect nature around the world.

Wonderful World: Take a little aerial tour over the gorgeous beaches and skyline of Waikiki Beach on Oahu, Link HERE.

Good One: Your weekly ration of dad-joke humor…

Sounds Good: Happy belated birthday to one of the greatest tap dancers of all time, Jimmy Slyde! Watch his delightful performance at the White House, HERE.

Good News: A particular piece of music written by Mozart shows promise for treating medication-resistant epilepsy, Link HERE.

The Good Word: Another truly great thought from HIs Holiness, the Dalai Lama.

Good To Know: A bit of history about fashion logos…

Good News: A Canadian startup company is taking a brand new and very unusual approach to the idea of nuclear fusion power, Link HERE.

Wonderful World: Give yourself a splendid virtual trip to Hawaii AND back in time, with a vintage travelogue about Waikiki from the 1930s, HERE.

Good Company + Sounds Good: Spend a lovely few minutes in the very Good Company of the great musician Jack Johnson as he sings a bright and uplifting song with some friends in Hawaii, HERE.

Good News: 3D Printing Technology took another step forward as the longest printed concrete bridge was opened in The Netherlands, Link HERE.

The Good Word: A truly important reminder from the Dalai Lama.

Good To Know: A brilliant fact about a wedding dress.

Good News: Spain takes a great step toward a greener society by announcing a ban on plastic wrap on supermarket produce starting in 2023, Link HERE.

Wonderful World: Take a soothing virtual walking tour of the beautiful Byodo-In Temple on Oahu, a replica of a buddhist temple in Japan. The link is HERE.

Good Times: On This Date in history, Babe Ruth hit his 60th Home Run in one season, setting a record that would stand until Roger Maris broke it in 1961.

Sounds Good: Happy Birthday to the brilliant jazz and swing drummer, Buddy Rich. Watch an absolutely incendiary performance he gave of “Hawaiian War Chant” just a few months before he passed away at age 69, HERE.

Good News: You can stay in a human-sized version of Winnie-The-Pooh’s home in the Hundred Acre Wood in a BearBnB…Link HERE

The Good Word: A very helpful quote from His Holiness, the Dalai Lama.

Good To Know: A very surprising fact about the history of bra technology…

Good News: The first 5-Nation UNESCO Biosphere Reserve has been created to protect the “Amazon of Europe”, Link HERE.

Wonderful World: Take a real-time virtual hike to the famed Waimea Falls on the North Shore of Oahu, HERE.

Good For You: Classic Disney cartoons are definitely Good For You, and you can watch just HOURS of them right HERE.

Sounds Good: Check out this brilliant collection of vintage Hawaiian guitar music from the 1920s and 1930s for a dose of classic tropical goodness, HERE.

Good News: A giant fossil discovered by a group of New Zealand school kids turns out to be an ancient giant penguin, Link HERE.

The Good Word: A lengthy but lovely quote from His Holiness The Dalai Lama.

Good To Know: A surprising bit of trivia about fashion magazines!

Good News: A study shows that acts of kindness done by college-age students has a measurable effect on their sense of well-being.

Wonderful World + Bon Appetit: Take a virtual trip to Oahu to Uncle Clay’s House of Pure Aloha to experience a Hawaiian classic dish, shave ice, and the spirit of Aloha as embodied in Uncle Clay, Link HERE.

Sounds Good: Happy belated birthday to the amazing jazz trumpeter Nicholas Payton! Check out a brilliant performance of his alongside the phenomenal Ray Brown Trio, HERE.

Good News: A couple with a long history of supporting animal and nature conservation around the world has now donated $100 Million to an organization in Africa, Link HERE.

The Good Word: A splendid quote from His Holiness, the Dalai Lama.

Good To Know: A surprising little fact about America and blue jeans…

Good News: A defunct dam on the Green River in Kentucky is now to be removed, restoring health and vitality to hundreds of species, Link HERE.

Wonderful World: Take a lovely flight over Honolulu thanks to some amazing Hi Definition drone footage, Link HERE.

Good One: Your weekly dose of third-grader-level hilarity…

Sounds Good: Happy birthday to two jazz geniuses, George Gershwin and Bud Powell! Check out Powell playing Gershwin’s “Get Happy” HERE!

Good News: China has announced plans to stop funding overseas coal-fueled power plants, Link HERE.

The Good Word: Another truly brilliant quote from Desmond Tutu.

Good To Know: Another way to think about the season of Autumn…

Good News: The historical preservation organization English Heritage is instituting an “hour of contemplation” at abbeys and priories in the UK to encourage more tranquillity, Link HERE.

Wonderful World: Take a few minutes to explore one of the great art museums of Europe, the Alte Pinakothek in Munich, Germany! Link HERE.

Good Company: The genius of Lin Manuel Miranda is made more powerful because of his enormous heart and work for the greater good. Listen to an amazing speech he gave in 2016, HERE.

Sounds Good: On this day in 1913, the great baritone singer and vintage wester actor Herb Jeffries was born! Listen to his phenomenal recording of Duke Ellington’s “Jump For Joy” from 1940, HERE.

Good News: Indigenous groups have kept many destructive fossil fuel projects from getting underway in North America! Link HERE.

The Good Word: A powerful quote from Archbishop Desmond Tutu.

Good To Know: A very cool fact about the official start date(s) of Autumn…

Good News: A new report gives hope that we as a global community are headed for the end of coal power worldwide, Link HERE.

Wonderful World: Munich is home to one of the great Philharmonic Orchestras on Earth! Check them out with a stunning performance of Beethoven’s Violin Concerto in D Major, HERE.

Good Times + Sounds Good: Happy birthday to the late, great jazz saxophonist and musical revolutionary, John Coltrane! Listen to him and his quartet, with guest Stan Getz, perform the classic “Autumn Leaves” HERE.

Good News: Kuwait is turning a landfill of 42 million used tires into a “green city” as they transition to a post-oil world, Link HERE.

The Good Word: A thoughtful quote from Archbishop Desmond Tutu.

Good To Know: A little pumpkin-related trivia…sort of…

Good News: Australia’s Eastern Barred Bandicoot has been upgraded from Extinct In The Wild to merely Endangered, thanks to the efforts of conservationists. Learn more HERE.

Wonderful World: Explore the food delights of the Christmas Markets of Munich, HERE.

Good For You: There are few things more Good For You than the pleasant and life-affirming delights of The Great British Bake Off. Check out the words of fan-favorite Nadyia Hussain, HERE.

Sounds Good: Revel in the musical sounds of tap dancing, and the feet of the late, great dancer and choreographer Miriam Nelson! Learn a bit about her HERE.

Good News: The rewilding concept is being considered as a means to heal the deforestation of Brazil’s Atlantic Forest, Link HERE.

The Good Word: A fantastic quote from Archbishop Tutu!

Good To Know: A fascinating fact about all those amazing colors of Autumn.

Good News: There are amazing things that connect us all when we listen to stories or music together…

Wonderful World: Spend a few minutes taking in the beautiful sights of Munich and its central square, Marienplatz! Link HERE.

Bon Appetit: Munich is more than just beer and bratwurst! Check out this amazing video that highlights some of the many great meals to be had there…HERE.

Sounds Good: Happy birthday to the late, great bass player Leroy “Slam” Stewart! Watch him perform one of his signature hits, “The Flat Foot Floogie” HERE.

Good News: A San Francisco-area housing complex is including an onsite organic farm for the residents to use and help with, Link HERE.

The Good Word: An important and lovely quote from Desmond Tutu.

Good To Know: A surprising fact about squirrels in autumn!

Good News: Italy has taken steps to protect and preserve “monumental trees” for generations to come, Link HERE.

Wonderful World: Starting off a week of sights in beautiful Munich, today’s focus is on the legendary annual Oktoberfest, Link HERE.

Good One: Your weekly awesome joke (?)

Sounds Good: September 19th is the anniversary of the birth of the great big band singer Helen Ward! Listen to her rendering of the classic “Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea” HERE.

Good News: An e-Cargo bike rental plan is coming to the London suburb of Hackney with hope to expand and bring low-cost, emission-less transport across the city, Link HERE.

The Good Word: Another powerful quote from Dr. Albert Schweitzer.

Good To Know: A faintly hilarious fact about the British crown jewels…

Good News: Monks Wood Wilderness was a rewilding experiment before that term existed, and it started 60 years ago! Learn more about it HERE.

Wonderful World: One of the great art museums in the U.S. is the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City, MO. Check it out in a brilliant video HERE.

Good Company: Nobel Peace Prize laureate Archbishop Desmond Tutu is very Good Company indeed. Spend some time with him and his bestie, the Dalai Lama, HERE.

Sounds Good: Bhangra music is good for your soul and irresistible dance music. Check out a great selection from the soundtrack of “Bend It Like Beckham” in a playlist HERE.

Good News: Check out this soul-enriching news item about cooperation between states as well as Native American tribes and Mexico to mitigate the problems of drought in the Southwest, Link HERE.

The Good Word: Another powerful quote from Dr. Albert Schweitzer.

Good To Know: A pretty weird fact about King James IV…

Good News: The Strand area of London is getting a massive transformation into an amazing and art-centric vehicle-free zone, Link HERE.

Wonderful World: The Seattle Asian Art Museum got an incredible renovation a few years ago and emerged as an even MORE brilliant destination. Check it out HERE.

Good Times + Sounds Good: This day is the anniversary of the birth of the great Jazz singer and creator of Vocalese, Jon Hendricks! Spend some time in his company HERE.

Good News: Taiwan is transforming an abandoned airport into a phenomenally beautiful and thought-provoking public park, Link HERE.

The Good Word: Another brilliant quote from Albert Schweitzer…

Good To Know: A remarkable fact about water in space!

Good News: Another major step has been taken toward reliable nuclear fusion, Link HERE.

Wonderful World: Give yourself a virtual visit to one of the loveliest museums in Paris, La Musee de l’Orangerie, Link HERE.

Good For You: The sweet and optimistic charms of the AppleTV+ series “Ted Lasso” is undeniably Good For You.

Sounds Good: Check out a breathtaking and supremely catchy performance of “Tilted” by Christine and the Queens on Graham Norton, HERE.

Good News: Beijing and Hubei province have recorded their lowest levels of air pollution since record-keeping began! Link HERE.

The Good Word: A truly important quote to remember, from Albert Schweitzer.

Good To Know: Something you probably didn’t know about strawberries.

Good News: A new all-electric rail company is about to launch service between London and Edinburgh and at VERY reasonable prices! Link HERE.

Wonderful World: Listen to Rick Steves explain some of the many marvels of London’s phenomenal National Gallery, HERE.

Bon Appetit: The late-night kitchen wizardry of J. Kenji Lopez-Alt is on full display as he makes a quick and tasty tortilla pizza, soon to be a staple on your menu! Link HERE.

Sounds Good: Obinrin Trio is a mysterious music group from Brazil, giving the world some hypnotically beautiful music. Listen HERE.

Good News: A new factory in Iceland has debuted, with the ability to sequester CO2 underground indefinitely! Link HERE.

The Good Word: More wonderful words from Dr. Albert Schweitzer.

Good To Know: Some good trivia about tornadoes…

Good News: The government of the Netherlands is taking steps to keep affordable housing actually affordable in their biggest cities, link HERE.

Wonderful World: Check out a splendid video highlighting just some of the great sights to see at Edinburgh’s National Museum of Scotland, HERE.

Good One: Your weekly bit of humor!

Sounds Good: Kicking off a week of amazing new and unusual music from around the world, dig the sounds and style of Khruangbin, Link HERE.

Good News: Sweden is building the world’s largest recycling plant, capable of handling the entire nation’s waste annually! Link HERE.

The Good Word: Another brilliant quote from Albert Schweitzer.

Good To Know: Two amazing sisters and their remarkable travel in 1916…

Good News: The Tower Hamlets borough of London has introduced a “bicycle library”, providing free access to bicycles and safety training for all! Link HERE.

Wonderful World: The classic beauty of New England in the autumn season…Link HERE.

Good For You: The incredible dance artistry of the Nicholas Brothers is always Good For You. Watch some more of it HERE.

Sounds Good: Happy early birthday to the greatest crooner of the modern era, Harry Connick, Jr.! Watch and listen to his performance of Ellington’s “Don’t Get Around Much Anymore”, HERE.

Good News: The Scottish Government is trialling a plan to provide bicycles to disadvantaged youths in the area, Link HERE.

The Good Word: A truly vital quote from Dr. Albert Schweitzer.

Good To Know: The reason behind why bubble gum is pink.

Good News: Germany has planted a biodiverse forest near Cologne in an effort to take a step toward fighting climate change, Link HERE.

Wonderful World: Exploring the beauty of autumn in the Southern Hemisphere with a lovely little video highlighting the fall colors in Adelaide, South Australia! Link HERE.

Good Times + Sounds Good: Celebrate the anniversary of Elvis Presley’s first appearance on TV on September 9th, 1956 on the Ed Sullivan Show! Link HERE

Good News: Researchers in Switzerland are working on a way to make your wood floors generate power when walked on! Link HERE.

The Good Word: A powerful quote from Dr. Albert Schweitzer.

Good To Know: A surprising fact about lobsters…

Good News: 4 species of tuna are recovering amazingly well thanks to global conservation efforts, Link HERE.

Wonderful World: Check out this delightful video showing off the marvelous autumn colors of Seattle, HERE.

Good For You + Sounds Good: Take some time to watch the phenomenally informative and entertaining documentary, “Satchmo: The Life of Louis Armstrong” HERE.

Good News: A team of scientists have recently completed a survey and conference to help preserve the recently discovered and endangered Pink Iguana, Link HERE.

The Good Word: A lovely quote from Dr. Albert Schweitzer…

Good To Know: A somewhat unsettling fact about your skin.

Good News: A “regenerative demonstration farm” in the Netherlands is showing the whole world how to rethink agriculture for a new age, Link HERE.

Bon Appetit: Learn how to mix the ideal martini, guided by one of the great bartenders of our age, Jim Meehan, Link HERE.

Wonderful World + Sounds Good: Take in the gorgeous sights of autumn in New York, and listen to Sarah Vaughn serenade you with the song of the same name, HERE.

Good News: An apartment complex in New Orleans keeps the lights on after Hurricane Ida thanks to a solar array built into the roof! Link HERE.

The Good Word: An inspirational thought from the great Dr. Albert Schweitzer.

Good To Know: A mind-blowing fact about a simple deck of cards.

Good News: Engineering scientists have developed a remarkable new bio-adhesive for medical use, based on barnacles! Link HERE.

Wonderful World: Behold the splendor of the changing autumn leaves in Ireland, HERE.

Good One: Your weekly joke…

Sounds Good: Happy birthday to the legendary New Orleans jazz pioneer, Buddy Bolden! Check out Wynton Marsalis and his Tentet playing Buddy Bolden’s Blues HERE.

Good News: Spain’s endangered Bearded Vultures are on the rebound thanks to conservation efforts! Link HERE

The Good Word: A truly quote from JRR Tolkien’s lesser known work “The Children of Hùrin”…

Good To Know: An great bit of trivia about the length of a day!

Good News: Leaded gasoline (petrol) is finally a thing of the global past, Link HERE

Wonderful World: Explore the overwhelming majesty of Cologne Cathedral and learn a thing or two along the way, HERE.

Good Company: Another ode to the King of Chat/Talk Shows, the great Graham Norton! Check out a heart-warming compilation HERE!

Sounds Good: Happy birthday to the late, brilliant jazz artist, Gerald Wilson! Check him out with his orchestra in 1962 performing his arrangement of Duke Ellington’s classic “Perdido”, HERE!

Good News: A fascinating new form of irrigation promises to revolutionize agriculture in drought-ridden areas of the world, link HERE.

The Good Word: A truly lovely quote from JRR Tolkien…

Good To Know: An interesting little anecdote about time in London in the late 19th Century.

Good News: Preservationists working with the endangered Vancouver Island Marmot have discovered a whole new colony of them! Link HERE.

Wonderful World: Take a leisurely, lovely, and informative stroll through the majestic St. Paul’s Cathedral in London, HERE.

Good Times + Sounds Good: Happy birthday to the late, great Hard Bop pianist Horace Silver! Check him out performing his classic tune “Song For My Father” in Copenhagen in 1965, HERE.

Good News: Check out all the good things that have happened in the year since the Great American Outdoors Act was passed! Link HERE.

The Good Word: A truly excellent quote from JRR Tolkien!

Good To Know: A startling fact about the most accurate clock yet built!

Good News: Yet more compelling evidence about the benefits of meditation! Link HERE.

Wonderful World: Take a splendid virtual tour of the lovely St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Dublin, HERE.

Good For You: Spending a few minutes watching the relaxed and joyful Graham Norton Show is always Good For You. Try it HERE.

Sounds Good: Clifford Brown was one of the most beloved musicians of his time. Check out his artistry on one of his own compositions, “Joy Spring”, HERE.

Good News: Actor Chow Yun Fat plans to donate his entire $714 Million fortune to charity, Link HERE.

The Good Word: An important-to-remember quote from The Lord Of The Rings.

Good To Know: Some amazing perspective about the vastness of cosmic time scales.

Good News: The AirBnB organization is housing 20,000 Afghan refugees all over the world, from the ongoing crisis. Link HERE.

Wonderful World: Take in the beauty and serenity of the very historic and lovely St. Giles Cathedral in Edinburgh! Link HERE.

Bon Appetit: Watch the bar manager of the great cocktail spot Bar Termini as she mixes up a classic drink in that splendid spot! Link HERE.

Sounds Good: Happy Birthday to one of the greatest entertainers of the 20th Century, Willie Bryant! Listen to the segment to learn about him, and then watch him HERE.

Good News: A young Irish inventor figured out a way to use magnetized water to remove micro plastics from the oceans and waterways of the world, Link HERE.

The Good Word: A great quote from JRR Tolkien!

Good To Know: An amazing fact about the smallest unit of time…

Good News: FINALLY, some good news from the Great Barrier Reef! Link HERE.

Wonderful World: Kicking off a week exploring some beautiful cathedrals, visit the glorious Canterbury Cathedral in England! Link HERE.

Good One: Your weekly dose of groan-worthy humor…

Sounds Good: Happy (belated) birthday to the game-changing jazz genius Charlie Parker! Listen to his seminal tune “Ornithology” HERE.

Good News: The legendary performer and French Resistance fighter Josephine Baker will be inducted to the Pantheon in Paris! Link HERE.

The Good Word: One more brilliant quote from Mister Rogers.

Good To Know: A truly astonishing fact about the size of the great Pacific Ocean.

Good News: A coalition of nations, led by Denmark and Costa Rica, is forming with the aim of ending fossil fuel dependence, Link HERE.

Wonderful World: Check out this lovely little unused scene from “Somebody Feed Phil”‘s Lisbon episode, HERE.

Good Company: Spend several minutes listening to the remarkable wisdom of the amazing author, speaker and thinker Alan Watts. Link HERE.

Sounds Good: Happy birthday to the incomparable Lester Young! Listen to the entirety of his lovely album “Lester Young with The Oscar Peterson Trio” HERE.

Good News: An important milestone in the aviation industry — a hybrid plane is taking to the skies over the UK, Link HERE.

The Good Word: A really important quote from Mister Rogers.

Good To Know: A wonderfully surprising factoid about our oceans…

Good News: A little story of how one person can change the environment around them in a small but significant way, and then inspire others to do the same, Link HERE.

Wonderful World: Check out this delightful clip of Phil Rosenthal in a brilliant Copenhagen restaurant called “Manfred’s”, HERE.

Good Times: Today we celebrate the anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, giving women their right to vote!

Sounds Good: Happy birthday to jazz legend Branford Marsalis! Enjoy his rapturous performance of the jazz classic “Stardust”, HERE.

Good News: The Indiana Department of Transportation is trialling a means of electrifying roads in order to charge up electric vehicles as they move! Link HERE.

The Good Word: A delightful quote from Mister Rogers.

Good To Know: An impressive (and humbling) fact about life in our waters.

Good News: A Polish Olympic medalist auctioned off her silver medal to help raise funds for an 8-month-old Polish boy in need of heart surgery, Link HERE.

Wonderful World: More amazing Phil Rosenthal! Check out this unused but wonderful scene from his visit to beautiful Mexico City, HERE.

Good For You: The many, many works of P.G. Wodehouse are definitely Good For You. Listen to Stephen Fry tell you why, HERE.

Sounds Good: Celebrate the birth, on this day in 1918, of the brilliant composer and conductor, Leonard Bernstein! Watch him conduct AND perform “Rhapsody In Blue” with the New York Philharmonic, HERE.

Good News: A hair salon owner has come up with a brilliant and resourceful means to handle crude oil spills, Link HERE.

The Good Word: A brilliant and important quote from Mister Rogers.

Good To Know: A truly impressive bit of trivia about the ocean…

Good News: Some amazingly good news about the second largest rainforest in the world, Salonga National Park, in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Link HERE.

Wonderful World + Bon Appetit: More heartwarming goodness and mouthwatering food with an outtake from Phil Rosenthal’s Dublin episode of “Somebody Feed Phil”, Link HERE.

Sounds Good: Another amazing birthday to celebrate! Gene Kelly was born on this day in 1912, and his singing is often overlooked. Listen to his charming performance of “I Got Rhythm” HERE.

Good News: Americans are recycling and/or repurposing lots of their plastic wares around the home, more than expected!

The Good Word: Revisiting a great quote from Mister Rogers…

Good To Know: A surprising fact about our planet’s amazing oceans!

Good News: A steel manufacturer is producing their product with entirely green processes and delivered their first shipment recently! Link HERE.

Wonderful World: Explore an amazing, cutting edge restaurant in beautiful Buenos Aires, courtesy of the amazing Phil Rosenthal, HERE.

Good One: Your weekly dose of “Dad Joke” material…

Sounds Good: Yesterday was the birthday of Claude Debussy! Listen to one of his most famous works, “Clair De Lune”, performed by a master: Victor Borge (seriously!) Link HERE.

Good News: A study recently released demonstrates that the 1987 ban on CFCs in response to the hole in the ozone layer prevented an additional 1 degree C rise in global temps, Link HERE.

The Good Word: One more lovely quote from A.A. Milne’s Winnie-The-Pooh stories.

Good To Know: Another fascinating fact about candy!

Good News: A new educational center devoted to Scotland’s rewilding movement is being built near Loch Ness, Link HERE.

Wonderful World: Winding up a week in Austria, we visit the gorgeous and historic city of Innsbruck, Link HERE.

Good Company: Spend a few brief but delightful minutes in the very Good Company of Phil Rosenthal as he answers a few random questions, HERE.

Sounds Good: One more great Oscar Peterson bit! Listen to the entirety of his brilliant 1959 album “A Jazz Portrait of Frank Sinatra”, Link HERE.

Good News: The State of California is allocating $1 million to help preserve and protect the rapidly dwindling numbers of Monarch Butterflies there, Link HERE.

The Good Word: A truly lovely quote from A.A. Milne.

Good To Know: A surprising bit of trivia about the “Sugar Daddy” candy.

Good News: Residents of the scenic Cornwall region of the UK are taking it upon themselves to clean up their beloved coastline from rubbish, Link HERE.

Wonderful World: Check out a delightful tourism video about the splendors of the city of Salzburg, Vienna! It’s HERE.

Good Times: Today is the birthday of the musical genius, Eddie Durham! Listen to his amplified guitar solo on the tune “Hittin’ The Bottle”, HERE.

Sounds Good: Nothing much here, just what I consider my favorite jazz or swing song of all time. Listen to the Oscar Peterson Trio’s performance of “Moten Swing” HERE.

Good News: Kiwi birds in New Zealand are showing strong signs of a comeback, Link HERE.

The Good Word: Another delightful quote (two actually!), from A.A. Milne.

Good To Know: Interesting trivia about Necco Wafers!

Good News: Scientists and engineers have developed a new form of solar paneling that can actually be PRINTED on conventional printing technology, Link HERE.

Wonderful World: Take a short virtual tour of the splendid Christmas markets of Salzburg and Vienna, HERE.

Good For You: Howard Pyle’s brilliant “The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood” is classic literature and definitely Good For You. Check out the audiobook HERE.

Sounds Good: Revel the the joy of two masters playing music together — Oscar Peterson and Count Basie spend three minutes swinging “Jumpin’ At The Woodside”, HERE.

Good News: France is passing legislation to force cigarette manufacturers to pick up 80% of the cleanup costs associated with cigarette butts, Link HERE.

The Good Word: A splendid quote from A.A. Milne, via Eeyore!

Good To Know: An amazing statistic about American candy bars…

Good News: A charitable organization in the UK and Ireland is giving the homeless a step up by training them to become baristas, Link HERE.

Wonderful World + Bon Appetit: Take a stroll through scenic and historic Vienna, and sample some of the amazing foods in the local cafes! Link HERE.

Sounds Good: Continuing our celebration of all things Oscar Peterson-ish, dig a performance of “Bags’ Groove” by the Trio in Denmark in 1964! Link HERE.

Good News: A new fleet of freight trucks are hitting the roads with new tech to fight carbon emissions, Link HERE.

The Good Word: Eeyore leads off a week of lovely quotes from A.A. Milne’s classic Winnie-The-Pooh stories.

Good To Know: A fun historical fact about Snickers candy bars…

Good News: The United Steelworkers Union is helping to convert a former steel mill in Maryland into a factory for wind turbine parts, Link HERE.

Wonderful World: A weeklong celebration of Austria kicks off with some of the delightful vintage coffeehouses of Vienna, Link HERE.

Good One: Your weekly joke of questionable humorous value…

Sounds Good: Yesterday was Oscar Peterson’s birthdays we are celebrating him all week long, starting with a hard-swingin’ performance of “Tonight” from West Side Story, performed in Denmark in 1964, Link HERE.

Good News: A very small fish is making a very big comeback in Scotland! Find out more HERE.

The Good Word: A wonderful bit of verse about kindness, from Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.

Good To Know: A really impressive fact about flowers….

Good News: Beavers have returned in a big way to the UK, and Scotland in particular. Check out more information HERE.

Wonderful World: Learn a bit about the splendid chocolatier L.A. Burdick in Cambridge, MA, and the incredible drinking chocolate they serve, HERE.

Good Company: Spend a few minutes in the exceptionally Good Company of Louis Armstrong and listen to him reminisce HERE.

Sounds Good: Happy birthday (tomorrow!) to the late, great tap dancer Jeni LeGon! Watch her legendary first film appearance dancing alongside Bill Robinson, HERE.

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.

Good News: Cargo bicycles are poised to help deliver freight throughout London with more efficiency and less carbon emissions than traditional transport, Link HERE.

The Good Word: A truly great quote from Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.

Good To Know: A startling fact about thistles…

Good News: “Energy-positive” homes in the country of Wales are producing more energy than they consume! Link HERE.

Wonderful World: Check out a brief but surprisingly compelling video about the cool things to see and do in Harvard Square, HERE.

Good For You: Learning interesting things is always Good, so check out the YouTube channel “Great Art Explained” to deepen your knowledge about artistic masterpieces like this one HERE.

Sounds Good: Happy belated birthday (August 8th!) to the brilliant blues singer Jimmy Witherspoon! Listen to his genius and some great interviews HERE.

Good News: An environmental startup in India is taking on “unrecycleable” plastics and convert them into usable paneling for construction, Link HERE.

The Good Word: A truly great quote from Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.

Good To Know: A pretty cool fact about tulip bulbs.

Good News: The Swiss city of Basel has over one million square meters of green roofing on their buildings. Find out why HERE.

Wonderful World / Bon Appetit: Learn a thing or two about the phenomenal “Formaggio Market” in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and their remarkable cheeses, HERE.

Sounds Good: Happy belated birthday to the brilliant swing and RnB bandleader Lucky Millinder! Check out his killer band and the amazing singing of Annisteen Anderson, HERE.

Good News: The Glenfiddich distillery in Scotland is fueling a new generation of delivery trucks with biofuels created from the distillery process itself! Link HERE.

The Good Word: A quote from the great poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow!

Good To Know: A startling fact about roses…

Good News: The global shipping company DHL Express has created a fleet of zero-emission electric aircraft, Link HERE.

Wonderful World: Check out an amazing National Historic Site: Longfellow House – Washington’s Headquarters in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Link HERE.

Good One: Your weekly brilliant* joke…

Sounds Good: Listen to a performance of “I Can’t Get Started” from the legendary jazz musician Benny Carter, HERE.

*joke may not actually be brilliant.

Good News: Cows may hold a key to breaking down and eliminating the plastics used to make single-use plastics, Link HERE.

The Good Word: One more great quote from Jane Austen.

Good To Know: Another mind-blowing fact about trees!

Good News: The U.S. state of Maine has enacted sweeping legislation to ban “forever chemicals”, Link HERE.

Wonderful World: Craigie On Main is a great restaurant in Boston, and the Craigie Burger is justifiably famous. Find out why HERE.

Good Company: Take a few restorative minutes in the very Good Company of Mister Rogers, HERE.

Sounds Good: Check out Duke Ellington and His Orchestra in 1962, swinging his hit song “Satin Doll”, Link HERE.

Good News: Spain has approved a sweeping new piece of legislation aimed to combat climate change, Link HERE.

The Good Word: A potent quote from Jane Austen…

Good To Know: More amazing information about trees!

Good News: Vietnam joins in the global REforestation efforts and commits to planting one BILLION trees by 2025, Link HERE.

Wonderful World: Spend a few minutes exploring some of the incredible historic sites packed into Boston, all along the Freedom Trail, Link HERE.

Good Times: Not exactly related to this day in history, but still important, check out this great video about Henry David Thoreau and Walden, HERE.

Sounds Good: Duke Ellington and His Orchestra reach a big point in their creative output in 1940, and we check in on that era with the classic “Ko Ko”, Link HERE.

Good News: The Great Ocean Garbage Patch may be eradicated as soon as 2040 if “The Ocean Cleanup” systems have anything to say about it! Link HERE.

The Good Word: A very relatable quote from Jane Austen…

Good To Know: A stunning fact about big trees!

Good News: Ten reasons why you feel so good when you spend some time in nature!

Wonderful World: Our visit to cool places in the Boston area continues at the brilliant craft cocktail spot, BackBar. Check it out HERE.

Good For You: Nature is good for you, and great literature is too. So spend a few minutes at Walden Pond to get a dose of both, HERE.

Sounds Good: Duke Ellington’s timeless “It Don’t Mean A Thing (If It Ain’t Got That Swing)” is up next. Learn about it and the watch a brilliant performance of it HERE.

Good News: A biotech company is revolutionizing the way artificial skin is created for burn victims, and the potential is amazing! Link HERE.

The Good Word: A brilliant quote from Jane Austen…

Good To Know: Another mind-boggling fact about trees!

Good News: An announcement from the nations around the Arctic Ocean to PREEMPTIVELY exclude commercial fishing there if climate change continues, Link HERE.

Wonderful World + Bon Appetit: Learn about the amazing and charming bakery, Hi-Rise Bread Company in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and why it’s a local favorite, HERE.

Sounds Good: Check out Duke Ellington’s first “hit single” of his career, “East St. Louis Toodle-Oo” from 1927, HERE.

Good News: The U.S. government announces a halt to logging in the largest old-growth temperate rainforest on Earth, Tongass National Forest in Alaska! Link HERE.

The Good Word: Listen to some serious wisdom from Jane Austen!

Good To Know: Learn something startling about trees…

Good News: Over 2,500 students in South Carolina have had their student debt ERASED, Link HERE.

Wonderful World: Kicking off a week spent exploring Boston, with a visit to the historic U.S.S. Constitution, Link HERE.

Good One: Your weekly attempt at a decent joke…

Sounds Good: It’s a week of Duke Ellington’s amazing music, beginning with his performance of the first piece of music he ever wrote, “Soda Fountain Rag”, HERE.

Good News: A brilliant new map shows the extent of England’s incredible rewilding program Wild East, Link HERE.

The Good Word: One more great quote from the brilliant Toni Morrison.

Good To Know: Another fascinating fact about our Universe.

Good News: Maine passes legislation to charge manufacturers for using non-recyclable packaging within their borders, Link HERE.

Wonderful World: Behold the splendor of the Great Barrier Reef, one of the most amazing underwater features on Earth, HERE.

Good Company: Massimo Bottura is one of the greatest chefs alive today, and also one of the loveliest humans. Listen to his passionate joy HERE.

Sounds Good: Wrapping up a week of phenomenal underground and alternative hip-hop with Aesop Rock, a prolific lyrical genius. Learn about his style and brilliance HERE.

Good News: A wilderness reserve in New Mexico has expanded by 50% thanks to a private land grant, Link HERE.

The Good Word: More deep wisdom from Toni Morrison.

Good To Know: Another mind-blowing fact about our solar system!

Good News: A tech startup in Massachusetts is pioneering a new type of iron-based battery to create the “Holy Grail” of batteries for renewable power sources, Link HERE.

Wonderful World: Explore one of the more unusual “underwater” places on Earth, Green Lake in Austria, and find out what makes it so odd…HERE.

Good Times: Happy birthday to one of the most important and innovative musicians ever, the jazz and swing guitarist Charlie Christian! Listen to loads of his brilliance HERE.

Sounds Good: Just a fantastic dance/hip-hop track, Rae & Christian featuring The Pharcyde on the genius song “It Ain’t Nothing Like”. Listen HERE.

Good News: A rock-climbing teen turns used climbing ropes into dog leashes and gives the money to animal shelters, Link HERE.

The Good Word: A brief and powerful quote from Toni Morrison.

Good To Know: A surprising fact about all the humans on earth and a sugar cube.

Good News: Scientists and engineers at the University of Cambridge have developed a phenomenal new replacement for single-use plastics, Link HERE.

Wonderful World: Check out the amazing Great Blue Hole off the coast of Belize, HERE.

Good For You: Make sure to follow Kitsap Humane Society on whatever social media you want, because they’re amazing. Check out an example of what they do, HERE.

Sounds Good: Yasiin Bey, formerly known as Mos Def, is a BRILLIANT rapper whose underground rhymes are as brilliant today as when he started out many years ago. Check out his classic “Ghetto Rock” HERE.

Good News: An architectural firm in Los Angeles is providing tiny home villages for the homeless to provide “bridge housing” in the transition to permanent homes, Link HERE.

The Good Word: More deep wisdom from Toni Morrison.

Good To Know: Another mind-blowing fact about the universe…

Good News: Overnight rail travel is picking up steam (ahem) as an alternative to European short and medium haul routes, Link HERE.

Wonderful World: Check out the phenomenally beautiful underwater cave system of Sistema Dos Ojos in Mexico, HERE.

Bon Appetit: The legendary Musso & Frank Grill in Hollywood is the oldest restaurant in Los Angeles. Find out what makes it so great (including their famous martini) in this clip, HERE.

Sounds Good: The uplifting brilliance of Somali-born Canadian rapper K’Naan shines through in his hit single “Waving Flag”. Check it out HERE.

Good News: Madrid is planting a giant ring forest around the perimeter of the city to help fight the “heat island” effect, Link HERE.

The Good Word: An absolutely brilliant quote from author Toni Morrison.

Good To Know: A pretty mind-blowing fact about your DNA and outer space…

Good News: Mussels might just be a big help in the global fight agains micro plastics in our oceans, Link HERE.

Wonderful World: Exploring amazing underwater places around the world, we start with the Silfra Fissure in Iceland. Learn more about it HERE.

Good One: Your weekly dose of…humor…?

Sounds Good: Brilliant underground/alternative hip hop this week kicks off with the phenomenal track “Work It Out” by Jurassic 5.

Good News: Tiger conservation efforts in India have succeeded amazingly, Link HERE.

The Good Word: More deep wisdom from the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Good To Know: A very sweet and lovely bit of trivia about dogs.

Good News: Carbon emissions dropped significantly in the U.S. from 2019 – 2020, which is a very big deal! Link HERE.

Wonderful World: Summertime in Seattle is all the sweeter when you can spend some time in a gorgeous botanic garden, so check out the Washington Park Arboretum, HERE.

Good Company: One of the most delightful, heartwarming and meaningful dance duets you’ll ever watch…Gregory Hines and Sammy Davis Jr. HERE.

Sounds Good: Watch the lovely and wistful final performance of Billie Holiday with Lester Young on “The Sound of Jazz” from 1957, HERE.

Good News: Neuroscientists from UCSF are developing a method to allow computers to directly create sentences on the screen from the brain activity of paralytics who cannot speak, Link HERE.

The Good Word: A powerful observation from the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Good To Know: A charming and surprising fact about dogs and yawning…

Good News: The government of Greenland has banned oil and gas exploration in the name of protecting the environment, Link HERE.

Wonderful World: Seattle in the summertime is stunning. Want proof? Watch THIS

Good Times: Celebrating the birth, on this date, of the great artist Alexander Calder and learn about his importance and his gorgeous mobile sculptures, HERE.

Sounds Good: Another absolute GEM of a tune, “A Sailboat In The Moonlight”, performed by the incomparable Billie Holiday & Her Orchestra, featuring Lester Young, HERE.

Good News: Researchers are close to an out-and-out cure for Type-1 Diabetes, Link HERE.

The Good Word: A thought-provoking quote from the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Good To Know: A mind-blowing bit of information about dogs…

Good News: Legislation is moving forward to re-protect some of the most beautiful and pristine landscape in Alaska, Link HERE.

Wonderful World: Take and honest-to-goodness virtual field trip to the Seattle Aquarium, HERE.

Good For You: Great swing dancing is absolutely Good For You, and this is some BRILLIANT swing dancing HERE.

Sounds Good: Listen to the genius of Billie Holiday and Lester Young, teaming up again on the brilliant Jimmy McHugh/Dorothy Fields penned classic, “I Must Have That Man”, HERE

Good News: Saiga antelope populations in Kazakhstan are on the upswing thanks to successful conservation efforts, Link HERE.

The Good Word: More knowledge from the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Good To Know: More amazing information about dogs!

Good News: The gender pay gap under the current White House administration is the narrowest it has ever been there, Link HERE.

Wonderful World: Learn a thing or two about the stunningly beautiful Snoqualmie Falls, HERE.

Bon Appetit: Celebrating the glory of Beecher’s Handmade Cheese from Seattle, HERE.

Sounds Good: More brilliance from Billie Holiday & Lester Young, this time on “Me, Myself, and I” from 1937, Link HERE.

Good News: The UN has released a plan to stop the loss of global biodiversity with targest from both 2030 and 2050, Link HERE.

The Good Word: Beginning a weeks worth of wisdom from the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Good To Know: A startling fact about dogs and their owners!

Good News: The process of reintroducing beavers into the wild in the UK had a delightful milestone crossed this week with a birth! Offer your idea to name the little thing HERE.

Wonderful World: Starting a week celebrating the delights of Seattle in the summertime, we start with some history about the legendary Pike Place Market, HERE.

Good One: Your weekly joke to share with friends (or enemies!)

Sounds Good: The very first recording of Lester Young and Billie Holiday performing together, the remarkable “This Year’s Kisses”, from 1937! Link HERE.

Good News: A report in the UK shows that many “Culture Wars” are over-dramatized by media and politicians and things are better than they portray, Link HERE.

The Good Word: Yet more brilliant wisdom from His Holiness, the Dalai Lama.

Good To Know: Another startling fact about cats!

Good News: China announces that thanks to improvements in many ways, Giant Pandas are now classified as “Vulnerable” instead of “Endangered”, Link HERE.

Wonderful World: The National Wine Centre of Australia in Adelaide is an absolute delight! Find out why, HERE.

Good Company: Spend a few minutes learning some inspirational facts about the great Walt Disney, HERE.

Sounds Good: Happy birthday to the late, great Latin Jazz vibraphonist Cal Tjader! Check him out, along with an absolute ALL-STAR band, performing the hit “Guachi Guara”, HERE.

Good News: A phenomenal new type of single-use “plastic” has been invented utilizing the waste generated from beer brewing! Link HERE.

The Good Word: A heavy-duty bit of wisdom from His Holiness, the Dalai Lama.

Good To Know: Another amazing fact about cats! (And a really great word to boot…)

Good News: A list is out now ranking the best cities in the world for mental wellbeing, Link HERE.

Wonderful World: One of the loveliest cocktail bars in Adelaide, check out Maybe Mae, and one of their talented bartenders, HERE

Good Times + Sounds Good: July 15th is the birthday of the great songwriter Dorothy Fields! Celebrate by watching Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers perform one of her classics “Pick Yourself Up” in their delightful 1936 movie “Swing Time”, HERE

Good News: 101 Moon Bears have been rescued from captivity and moved to a care facility, Link HERE.

The Good Word: More words to live by from the Dalai Lama.

Good To Know: A fascinating fact about the bones of cats…

Good News: Senegal begins to replant their incredibly important mangrove forests, Link HERE.

Wonderful World: Take a brief but restorative virtual stroll through the wondrous Adelaide Botanic Gardens, Link HERE.

Good For You: Watching amazing dancing is always Good For You, so check out the smooth and swinging style of master tap dancer Jimmy Slyde, HERE.

Sounds Good: Watch the unbridled joy of George Michael onstage with the members of Queen at a Tribute to Freddie Mercury, as they perform “Somebody To Love” HERE.

Good News: India plants 250 MILLION trees in a single day, Link HERE.

The Good Word: More brilliance from His Holiness, the Dalai Lama.

Good To Know: Another surprising fact about cats!

Good News: A previously unknown work by Picasso may have been found in an attic in Maine…Link HERE.

Wonderful World: Have a seat at the bar and enjoy the craft cocktails to be had at Hains & Co (Lifting Spirits!) in glorious Adelaide, Link HERE.

Bon Appetit: Stroll around the corner from Hains & Co to give yourself a chocolatey treat at the legendary Haigh’s Chocolates, Link HERE.

Sounds Good: Happy birthday to the swing-era bandleader Will Bradley! Check out his band swingin’ their biggest hit “Beat Me Daddy, Eight To The Bar” LIVE at their peak, HERE.

Good News: Years of steps taken to protect their rainforests have paid off for the people of Indonesia, Link HERE.

The Good Word: Commencing a week of the wit and wisdom of His Holiness, The Dalai Lama.

Good To Know: The first of a week’s worth of amazing facts about cats!

Good News: Amazing and encouraging news about progress being made in the national fight against cancer, Link HERE.

Wonderful World: Kicking off five days exploring the lovely city of Adelaide in Australia, check out the Adelaide Central Market, Link HERE.

Good One: Your weekly good-ish joke, this time with some multi-lingual humor!

Sounds Good: Celebrate the birthday of the great jazz tenor sax player, Paul Gonsalves, with his most famous solo on Duke Ellington’s “Diminuendo and Crescendo In Blue” at the Newport Jazz Festival in 1956, Link HERE.

Good News: Iceland has completed a five-year trial of a four-day work week, with spectacular results, Link HERE.

The Good Word: One last quote from Kurt Vonnegut for this week…

Good To Know: Another amazing bit of trivia about the human body!

Good News: The city of Manchester in the UK is taking a cue from NYCs legendary High Line park, and converting a disused railway viaduct into green space! Link HERE.

Wonderful World: A weeklong tour of the great sights of Paris concludes today with the most iconic of structures, the Eiffel Tower. Learn more about it HERE.

Good For You: The brilliant talent, generous nature, and amazing career of comedy legend Jack Benny is the focus of a great documentary that is definitely Good For You, HERE.

Sounds Good: Wrapping up a week of terrific film music, we listen to the soaring theme to “Out Of Africa”, composed by John Barry, and performed by the Chamber Orchestra of New York, HERE.

Good News: More and more amazing uses are being discovered for an indigenous tree in Indonesia, with far-reaching potential, Link HERE.

The Good Word: A truly lovely quote from Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.

Good To Know: Another jaw-dropping fact about the human body!

Good News: Check out this amazing, innovative take on a streetlamp, being produced by a clever product design student in Germany, HERE.

Wonderful World: It doesn’t get much more wonderful that the serene beauty of the River Seine in Paris. Float above it for awhile, HERE.

Good Times: This Saturday would have been the birthday of the legendary jazz trumpeter, Cootie Williams! Listen to him perform the tune written for him by Duke Ellington, “Concerto For Cootie (Do Nothin’ Til You Hear From Me)” HERE.

Sounds Good: Continuing our week of phenomenal film music, we listen to the BBC Proms performance of the music of Harry Potter (Hedwig’s Theme), HERE.

Good News: A Colombian startup has invented a phenomenal portable lantern that can produce electricity from seawater, Link HERE.

The Good Word: An inspiring quote from Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.

Good To Know: A truly impressive fact about the strength of human bones.

Good News: A startup in India has created AA and AAA batteries using aloe vera to make the world’s first non-toxic, non-explosive battery, Link HERE.

Wonderful World: Tour the masterworks of the Impressionist age in art at the gorgeous Musee d’Orsay in Paris, Link HERE.

Good For You: Anything Douglas Adams did was Good For You, and this appearance on Letterman from 1985 is no exception! Watch HERE.

Sounds Good: Revel in the unparalleled genius of John Williams and his iconic score for the Indiana Jones series of films. Watch the Berliner Philharmoniker conducted by Sir Simon Rattle perform the music HERE

Good News: Florida passes the amazing Florida Wildlife Corridor Act, helping many endangered species to remain safe and protected, Link HERE.

The Good Word: Another brilliant thought from Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.

Good To Know: More amazing information about the human body…

Good News: Learn a bit about two facilities in New Zealand working to protect an imperiled penguin species called the “hoiho”, Link HERE.

Wonderful World: Explore the beauty of the hilltop Basilica de Sacre-Coeur in Paris, Link HERE.

Bon Appetit: One of the most popular restaurant/cafes in all of Paris is an unassuming little falafel joint in the Marais, called L’as Du Falafel! Check it out HERE.

Sounds Good: Celebrating the extraordinary score to The Lord Of The Rings trilogy of films, written by Howard Shore. Watch an orchestra play that music live, HERE.

Good News: Walmart is partnering with Novo Nordisk to provide lower-cost insulin for diabetes patients, Link HERE.

The Good Word: A lovely and important thought from Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.

Good To Know: A startling fact about the cells in your body.

Good News: The World Health Organization certified China’s status as a Malaria-free nation after decades of efforts, Link HERE.

Wonderful World: Starting off a week exploring Paris, check out this fantastic mini-documentary about the majestic Cathedral de Notre-Dame de Paris, Link HERE.

Good One: Your weekly joke to share with your friends/enemies!

Sounds Good: A week of brilliant film music begins today, with the rousing score to “The Pirates of the Caribbean” by Klaus Badelt and Hans Zimmer, Link HERE.

Good News: The UK commits to ending coal power starting October 2024, a year earlier than originally planned, Link HERE.

The Good Word: A fantastic quote from Frances Hodgson Burnett’s classic “A Little Princess”.

Good To Know: A fascinating fact about your bones. Yes, yours.

Good News: A mouse believed to be extinct turns out to have been alive and well, living on an island off of Western Australia, Link HERE.

Wonderful World: Take a brief but brilliant historic tour of the phenomenal British Museum in London, Link HERE.

Good Company: Is there any better company than that of the Dalai Lama? Find out for yourself HERE.

Sounds Good: Listen to a deeply soulful and funky version of “What A Wonderful World” performed by Louis Armstrong, HERE.

Good News: A buddhist monk in China has been rescuing stray dogs (and cats!) since 1994, Link HERE.

The Good Word: A great quote from Roald Dahl.

Good To Know: A pretty fun fact about your own brain…

Good News: Norway is dismantling their last remaining Arctic coal mine and transforming it into a National Park! Link HERE.

Wonderful World: Take a delightful virtual walkthrough of the amazing collection of British art from the past 500 years, at the Tate Britain! Link HERE.

Good Times & Sounds Good: Celebrating the long and lovely life of the brilliant and prolific jazz pianist, Ahmad Jamal. Watch him perform his signature tune, his gorgeous arrangement of “Poinciana”, HERE.

Good News: A defunct bridge over the Mississippi River may be repurposed into the world’s longest wildlife bridge! Link HERE.

The Good Word: An important reminder form the author of “Winnie-The-Pooh”, A.A. Milne.

Good To Know: A very impressive fact about the soil beneath us all.

Good News: Check out this information about a game-changing tree and its fascinating uses in a new type of farming, Link HERE.

Wonderful World: An astonishing exhibit at the Tate Modern art museum in London, from the brilliant Chinese dissident and artist, Ai Weiwei, Link HERE.

Good For You: The brilliant and long-running TV program “M*A*S*H” is an incredible testament to the genius of the writers and the ensemble cast. Watch some highlights HERE.

Sounds Good: More music from the amazing Louis Armstrong, this time from his Big Band phase! Check out “Swingin’ On Nothing”, HERE.

Good News: Scientists and engineers have turned to the design of a rose for inspiration in a new method for purifying water, Link HERE.

The Good Word: A splendid quote from “The Little Prince”…

Good To Know: A pretty amazing fact about the Earth’s core!

Good News: Learn about the incredible, all-female anti-poaching rangers in Kenya, Team Lioness! Link HERE.

Wonderful World: Time to visit another breathtaking museum, the Natural History Museum in London, Link HERE.

Bon Appetit: Check out this hunger-inducing video about some of the best BBQ in a real haven of that food, Kansas City! Link HERE.

Sounds Good: Our celebration of the genius of Louis Armstrong continues with his lively performance of “I Can’t Give You Anything But Love” by Fields & McHugh, Link HERE.

Good News: Decommissioned wind turbine blades are being used in bridges and concrete, Link HERE.

The Good Word: A great quote from Louisa May Alcott!

Good To Know: A startling fact about the core of the Earth.

Good News: The nation of Gabon has become the first country to receive payment for its efforts to protect their rainforests, Link HERE.

Wonderful World: Kicking off a week of incredible and FREE museums in London, we visit the National Gallery, courtesy of travel guru Rick Steves, Link HERE.

Good One: Here’s your joke for the day/week!

Sounds Good: Check out a very young Louis Armstrong performing the jazz standard “Dinah”, live in Denmark in 1933, HERE.

Good News: Spain got over half of its energy supply from renewables last month, and is taking steps to go further, Link HERE.

The Good Word: A splendid celebration of the fireflies of summer, by Robert Frost.

Good To Know: Some reassuring information about bats…

Good News: The UK is adding four new Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the first in 25 years, Link HERE.

Wonderful World: Celebrating the delights of the charming French town of Grasse, on the Cote d’Azur, and its famous perfumes! Link HERE.

Good For You: Reminding everyone that the New York Times crossword puzzle is still one of the best things in the world. Learn more about why HERE.

Sounds Good: Wrapping up a week of languid summertime tunes with a lazy, lovely song from Jack Johnson! Listen to him perform “Better Together” live, HERE.

Good News: Check out this enlightening list from MIT, that ranks the nations of the world according to their environmental commitments, Link HERE.

The Good Word: A splendid, yet melancholy, poem about summers past, by Lewis Carroll.

Good To Know + Good News: An absolutely amazing fact about penguins, and some truly remarkable information to explain it!

Wonderful World: Santorini, Greece, is possibly the most Mediterranean-feeling place in the whole Mediterranean! Check it out HERE.

Good Times: Celebrating the birth, artistry, and joy of the great jazz bass player, Milt Hinton! Check him out on The Tonight Show, playing “(Back Home In) Indiana”, HERE.

Sounds Good: Hard to think of a song that evokes summertime more than “Summertime”, and here is a classic performance by Billie Holiday in 1936! Listen HERE.

Good News: Several studies have been released recently, showing a myriad of health benefits from drinking COFFEE! Link HERE.

The Good Word: The delightfully evocative poem “Adelstrop”, by Edward Thomas.

Good To Know: A somewhat unsettling fact about ants…

Good News: White-tailed eagles, once extinct in the UK, have responded brilliantly to a reintroduction scheme, Link HERE.

Wonderful World: Take a relaxing tour of one of the most scenic areas in Italy, the lovely Tuscany region, Link HERE.

Good For You: Some brilliantly good-for-you information about the amazing show “Somebody Feed Phil”!

Sounds Good: The summertime sounds continue with the incredible artistry of Buena Vista Social Club, performing their classic “Candela”, live in Amsterdam! Link HERE.

Good News: Performing bears in Vietnam are being turned over to a sanctuary, ending their servitude, Link HERE.

The Good Word: A splendidly evocative poem about summertime, from John Updike.

Good To Know: A pretty impressive fact about snails.

Good News: An incredible breakthrough in the fight agains Dengue fever in the world! Link HERE.

Wonderful World: Explore the breathtaking beauty of Italy’s Cinque Terre, on the Mediterranean Sea, Link HERE.

Bon Appetit: Celebrate the art of sushi with the award-winning documentary “Jiro Dreams Of Sushi”, Link to the trailer HERE.

Sounds Good: Summer sounds continue to abound, thanks to the vibes of Bob Marley and The Wailers and their classic “Stir It Up”, Link HERE.

Good News: Charitable giving in the U.S. rose significantly during the Pandemic of 2020, Link HERE.

The Good Word: Celebrating the summer all week long with poetry, starting with a delightful contribution from Emily Bronte.

Good To Know: A wonderful fact about dogs.

Good News: Engineers in England have cracked a method to create self-repairing concrete, Link HERE.

Wonderful World: Take a virtual tour of the incredible palace, The Alhambra, in Granada, Spain! Link HERE.

Good One: Your weekly joke of questionable humorous value.

Sounds Good: Summertime is here, and Bebel Gilberto’s album “Tanto Tempo” is your soundtrack. Here’s one of the best songs from that album, performed live HERE.

Good News: An orchid thought to have vanished from the UK has turned up on the green roof of a bank in downtown London! Link HERE.

The Good Word: Another fantastic thought from Mister Rogers.

Good To Know: Popcorn in South Africa is NOT what you might expect.

Good News: The UK government is to offer cash rewards for cultivating trees around the countryside, Link HERE.

Wonderful World + Good Company: Watch a delightful video about the gorgeous church of Saint-Chapelle in Paris, hosted by the brilliant and wonderful Rick Steves, Link HERE.

Sounds Good: Dig this amazing cover of a Vince Guaraldi tune “Oh, Good Grief” from the old Peanuts TV specials, performed here by the Ellis Marsalis Trio! Link HERE

Good News: The Pongamia tree grows in difficult climates and soils and may just hold the key to several daunting climate and engineering quandaries, Link HERE.

The Good Word: A particularly great quote from Mister Rogers.

Good To Know: How many licks DOES it take to get to the Tootsie Roll center of a Tootsie Pop…?

Good News: The new Minister of Education in Italy is putting climate change education at the center of sweeping new reforms, Link HERE

Wonderful World: A virtual visit to the legendary “Shakespeare & Co.” bookshop on the left bank in Paris, Link HERE.

Good Times: Happy Birthday to the great composer, Igor Stravinsky! Listen to the finale of his great “Firebird Suite” HERE.

Sounds Good: One of the greatest “covers” of all time, behold the majesty of Aretha Franklin singing Carole King’s classic “Natural Woman”, LIVE at the Kennedy Center Honors in 2015. Link HERE.

Good News: A frog scientist has discovered a new species in New Guinea, and given it a wonderfully literary name, Link HERE.

The Good Word: A truly wonderful quote from Mister Rogers.

Good To Know: A startling fact about hazelnuts…

Good News: A type of building construction in Nigeria is taking advantage of discarded plastic bottles to create structures that are stronger than actual bricks! Link HERE.

Wonderful World: Take a virtual stroll in Paris to sample the world-famous drinking chocolate at Angelina, on the Rue de Rivoli, Link HERE.

Good For You: Want something that’s truly good for you? This dance number starring the Nicholas Brothers…Link HERE.

Sounds Good: Check out this wonderfully mind-boggling performance of the song “Somebody That I Used To Know” by Gotye, performed here by the five members of Walk Off The Earth, and one guitar. Link HERE.

Good News: An engineer from Boston has created a recyclable form of paper that can actually cool buildings! Link HERE.

The Good Word: A truly great quote from Mister Rogers.

Good To Know: A pretty surprising fact about cheese…

Good News: Ghana kicks off their inaugural, annual Green Ghana Day by planting 5 MILLION trees in one day, Link HERE.

Wonderful World + Bon Appetit: Take a virtual stroll through the streets of Paris to the delightful, tiny cafe “Ble Sucre”, and check out the Best Croissant In Paris, Link HERE.

Sounds Good: Listen and watch the astonishing Koolulam, a social-musical initiative, as they bring together 1,000 Jews, Muslims, and Christians to perform a stirringly beautiful rendition of Bob Marley’s classic, “One Love”…Link HERE.

Good News: The Passamaquoddy Native American tribe has bought Pine Island in Maine, a part of their heritage for millennia, Link HERE.

The Good Word: Revisiting the patron saint of The Daily Good, we hear a quote from Mister Rogers.

Good To Know: A startling fact about wasabi…

Good News: The first litter of endangered Gray Wolf pups in Colorado since the 1940s have been born, Link HERE.

Wonderful World: Take a virtual trip to a splendid fromagerie in Paris, La Fermette! Link HERE.

Good One: Your weekly hilarious (?) joke…

Sounds Good: Kicking off a week of amazing and unusual cover songs, check out a rendition of the Curtis Mayfield classic “Move On Up”, here performed by Angelique Kidjo, John Legend, and The Roots! Link HERE.

Good News: Endangered humpback whales are getting massively improved protections from the U.S. government, Link HERE.

The Good Word: One more great quote from Oscar Wilde…

Good To Know: A genuinely interesting bit of trivia about the Empire State Building!

Good News: The Prime Minister of Vietnam has announced a new initiative to plant a truly impressive amount of trees in the next five years, Link HERE.

Wonderful World: Wrapping up the virtual road trip with a visit to a classic roadside diner in Oklahoma that helped inspire a character in the Disney/Pixar classic, “Cars”, Link HERE.

Good Company & Sounds Good: Combining both segments into the first-ever interview on The Daily Good, listen to a chat with the brilliant and talented guitarist, Jonathan Stout. Then hear more of his music, HERE.

Good News: NGO Canopy has launched a remarkable sustainable packaging initiative to help companies worldwide become better about their eco-packaging, Link HERE.

The Good Word: More brilliance from Oscar Wilde.

Good To Know: An AMAZING fact about the Thai police force…

Good News: Burger King has opened a vegan establishment in Germany, Link HERE.

Wonderful World: The Road Trip continues, with a stop at the legendary Sun Studios in Memphis, Tennessee, Link HERE.

Good Times: Celebrating the birth of Cole Porter (yesterday…) with a stunning performance of his song “Just One Of Those Things” by Ella Fitzgerald in 1957, Link HERE.

Sounds Good: The list of great swing tunes continues with the hard-driving swing of Duke Ellington’s “Wailing Interval”, Link HERE.

Good News: A new type of berm is being developed in Germany to provide more environmentally sound river reinforcement, Link HERE.

The Good Word: More brilliance from Oscar Wilde!

Good To Know: TWO bits of trivia about kangaroos…

Good News: An organization in Italy is making great progress to protect sea turtles from becoming bycatch in the fishing industry, Link HERE.

Wonderful World: The cross-country road trip continues, with a remarkable side-trip to the childhood home of Helen Keller, Link HERE.

Good For You: Watching hours and hours of Disney short cartoons from the 30s, 40s, and 50s is very Good For You. Do that, HERE.

Sounds Good: The great swinging’ music continues with Nat “King” Cole and his trio, plus the swing violin of Stuff Smith, on the classic “When I Grow Too Old To Dream”, Link HERE.

Good News: The U.S. government has suspended arctic oil drilling leases pending review to ensure environmental health, Link HERE.

The Good Word: An oft-quoted, but undeniably brilliant, quote from Oscar Wilde.

Good To Know: Some truly surprising trivia about the “mouthwash”, Listerine…

Good News: A remarkable combination of apartment tower and vertical forest has just been completed in The Netherlands, Link HERE.

Wonderful World: Continuing to virtually road-trip across America, we pause at the “World’s Largest Easel” in Goodland, Kansas! Link HERE.

Bon Appetit: Listen to genius chef and food scientist J. Kenji Lopez-Alt explain the magic of a truly great BLT, HERE.

Sounds Good: Dig the deeply swung groove of Ray McKinley and His Orchestra featuring Will Bradley, and their amazing “Hoodle Addle”, HERE.

Good News: A high schooler won full-ride scholarship to college and is now taking his former college savings to create a fund for students to come after him, Link HERE.

The Good Word: A brilliant quote from the remarkable mind of Oscar Wilde.

Good To Know: A great bit of trivia about pre-eraser technology…

Good news: The city of Glasgow, Scotland, is creating an initiative to plant 18 MILLION trees over the next decade, Link HERE.

Wonderful World: Kicking off a virtual road trip with a visit to the “World’s Largest Czech Egg” in Wilson, Kansas! Link HERE.

Good One: Your weekly joke to spring on unsuspecting friends. Or enemies. Your choice.

Sounds Good: A week of favorite songs from the Swing genre begins with the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra’s incredible performance of Duke Ellington’s “C-Jam Blues”, Link HERE.

Good News: Scottish environmental groups are looking to the country’s lochs as a great potential resource for solar energy!

The Good Word: An absolutely spot-on thought from Mark Twain…

Good To Know: An AMAZING fact about some frogs in Alaska!

Good News: Carbon emissions in the EU nations fell by 4 percent last year, potentially signaling a downward trend, Link HERE.

Wonderful World: The soul-soothing splendor of St. Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral in Seattle and the sublime weekly Compline service every Sunday night, Link HERE.

Good Company: We return this week to the gently pointed political wit of Will Rogers, Link HERE.

Sounds Good: Wrapping up our Ska music week with a loving look at many of the ska-punk movement of the 1990s, and a great track from Dance Hall Crashers, HERE.

Good News: New research points to a plethora of mental health benefits from listening to moving water in nature, Link HERE.

The Good Word: Another brilliant thought on the value of great children’s literature, from C.S. Lewis.

Good To Know: Some interesting information about the way we all shed…

Good New: The government of Chile has introduced new legislation to regulate single-use plastics and help reduce waste, Link HERE.

Wonderful World: A celebration of a true masterpiece of High Gothic architecture, Cologne Cathedral in Germany, Link HERE.

Good Times: Happy birthday (last Sunday…) to the great jazz and swing musician, Benny Goodman! Listen to his band playing in their heyday, with “Life Goes To A Party” from 1938, Link HERE.

Sounds Good: Our tour through the history of Ska continues as we head into the Third Wave movement with a fantastic band, The Mighty Mighty Bosstones. Listen to their great song “Kinder Words” HERE.

Good News: A new proposal to improve mental wellness in London revolves around prescribing spending time near water in nature, Link HERE.

The Good Word: A very true quote from William Styron…

Good To Know: A wonderfully reassuring fact that you didn’t know you needed to know.

Good News: A major step forward has been taken in the fight against pollution from the Big Oil companies as The Hague rules that Shell Oil must cut emissions within a decade, Link HERE.

Wonderful World: A visit to St. Peter’s Cathedral in the wonderful city of Adelaide in South Australia, Link HERE.

Good For You: Want to have your faith in the ideals of democracy and a functioning government restored? There’s a great TV show for that…Link HERE.

Sounds Good: Our tour of the history of Ska music continues with more from the Two-Tone movement in England in the 1980s. Check out Madness and their classic song, “Baggy Trousers”, Link HERE.

Good News: Global sales of electric vehicles jumped up 40% during the economic downturn, Link HERE.

The Good Word: A truly splendid quote about books by Jane Austen!

Good To Know: A pretty lovely fact about the human body…

Good News: Two new marine parks in Australia are poised to protect more than a quarter of a million square miles of ocean, Link HERE.

Wonderful World: Give yourself a breathtaking and informative virtual tour of the majestic St. Paul’s Cathedral in London, HERE.

Bon Appetit: Dark Sugars makes the best hot chocolate in all of London, PERIOD. Find out how they do it HERE.

Sounds Good: Continuing our week celebrating Ska music, we turn to the Two-Tone revival in England in the 1970s and 80s. Check out The Specials and their smash hit cover “Rudy, A Message To You”, HERE.

Good News: Global conservation efforts have added land mass equivalent to the size of Russia in the past decade, Link HERE.

The Good Word: More great quotes about literature this week, starting with some thoughts from Charles W. Eliot.

Good To Know: Time to learn a bit about Mike the Headless Wonder Chicken!

Good News: Scientists have used a gene therapy, based on light-sensitive algae, to partially restore sight to a blind person, Link HERE.

Wonderful World: Kicking off a week visiting some amazing cathedrals of the world, and first up: the splendid St. Giles Cathedral in Edinburgh, Scotland! Link HERE.

Good One: Your weekly joke to spring on your unsuspecting friends (or enemies!)

Sounds Good: Our first segment in a week-long theme about the many styles and eras of Ska music, starting with early classics from Jamaica such as “007 (Shanty Town)” by Desmond Dekker and The Aces, Link HERE.

Good News: An exceptionally rare tree from Africa has produced a never-before-recorded flower, giving it a chance to survive, Link HERE.

The Good Word: Wise literary words from the brilliant author, Madeline l’Engle.

Good To Know: A surprisingly cute fact about rats. Yes, rats!

Good News: Young philanthropic entrepreneur, Jaden Smith, is creating a vegan restaurant to provide free meals to the homeless of Los Angeles, Link HERE.

Wonderful World: Give yourself a ten-minute break today to explore the wonders of Taroko National Park in Taiwan, Link HERE.

Good Company: Celebrating the lasting positive legacy of Mister Rogers, with some great stories from his film-portrayer Tom Hanks, Link HERE.

Sounds Good: Happy Birthday this weekend to the late, great composer, Erich Wolfgang Korngold, creator of the score of “The Adventures of Robin Hood” (1938). Listen to a phenomenal performance of that music HERE.

Good News: A species of river otter in Argentina isn’t as extinct as previously thought! Link HERE.

The Good Word: Jorge Luis Borges on his idea of paradise…

Good To Know: A bit of information you probably didn’t know about…bananas.

Good News: A 100-year old tortoise from the Galapagos Islands turns out to be of a species believed to have been extinct! Link HERE.

Wonderful World: Check out the undersea wonders of Bunaken Marine National Park in Indonesia, Link HERE.

Good Times: On this date in 1937, the Golden Gate Bridge was opened! Learn a thing or two about this iconic landmark HERE.

Sounds Good: Happy belated (one day late!) birthday to Miles Davis! Listen to his perfect recording of the classic “Well, You Needn’t” form 1954, HERE.

Good News: Architecture students at the University of South Florida have created a village of tiny homes for youths who age out of the foster care system, Link HERE.

The Good Word: A lovely quote from C.S. Lewis about the wonders of books and tea…

Good To Know: A slightly creepy fact about ancient Roman surgeons.

Good News: The G7 nations as well as the European Union have all committed to ending their support for unabated coal use be the end of this year! Link HERE.

Wonderful World: Take ten minutes and virtually explore the vast and amazing temple complex of Angkor Wat in Cambodia, Link HERE.

Good For You: What could be better for you than an hour or so of hilarious, satirical anarchy? Enjoy the splendors of the Marx Brothers in their masterpiece, Duck Soup (1933). Check out A.O. Scotts appraisal HERE.

Sounds Good: Happy Birthday to the Ambassador of Lindy Hop, the late Frankie Manning! Watch him do his thing in a wonderful clip HERE.

Good News: All the power needs of the Empire State Building are now being met entirely by renewable wind energy! Link HERE.

The Good Word: A great thought about reading, from Haruki Murakami.

Good To Know: A surprising bit of information about a European national anthem…

Good News: Ford is releasing their F-150 pickup truck, the best selling vehicle in America, as an electric vehicle, Link HERE.

Wonderful World: Explore one of the most beautiful places in Asia, the Arashiyama bamboo forest of Kyoto, Japan, in high-definition widescreen splendor… Link HERE.

Bon Appetit: Singing the praises of some truly great pizza to be found in Sydney, Australia, at Frankie’s Pizza!

Sounds Good: Happy National Tap Dance Day, which is Bill Robinson’s birthday! Learn a bit about him in this segment, and watch his genius dancing HERE.

Good News: A Tel Aviv-based evolutionary biologist is researching an incredible link between the sound of pollinator wings and flowers, Link HERE.

The Good Word: Kicking off a week of quotes about books and stories with words from Neil Gaiman…

Good To Know: A fascinating bit of information about the world’s freshwater supplies!

Good News: A team of scientists at Harvard are creating an AMAZING new form of lithium-metal battery for a new generation of electric vehicles, Link HERE.

Wonderful World: Check out one of the most beautiful archipelagos on earth, Raja Ampat in Indonesia, Link HERE.

Good One: Your weekly hilarious (?) joke…

Sounds Good: Happy birthday to a great swing musician, Artie Shaw, and a great swing dancer, Nick Williams! Check out the magic of the two together, along with the dazzling Laura Keat, HERE!

Good News: The “Big Five” animals from the old age of trophy hunting have changed to match the shift to big game photography, Link HERE.

The Good Word: More wisdom from the Roman philosopher, Seneca!

Good To Know: A fascinating bit of information about the invention of written language!

Good News: The UK is launching an initiative to restore their famed peat bogs, Link HERE.

Wonderful World: Take a virtual tour of the famed Ajanta Caves in India, Link HERE.

Good Company: Spend some time with the great stand-up comic, Jim Gaffigan, and some of his best bits, HERE.

Sounds Good: Happy birthday to the great “Fats” Waller! Watch his brilliant piano playing and engaging performance of “Ain’t Misbehavin'”, Link HERE.

Good News: Three new litters of Red Wolves have been born in North Carolina, Link HERE.

The Good Word: More great insight from the great ancient philosopher, Seneca.

Good To Know: Gold is amazingly rare…or is it?

Good News: Research in Australia is causing much discussion about the potential and possibilities of seaweed and kelps, Link HERE.

Wonderful World: Take a tour of some of the wonders of Sri Lanka, HERE.

Good Times: On this date in 1932, the remarkable adventurer and aviator, Amelia Earhart, began her transatlantic flight to Paris!

Sounds Good: Check out members of the classic rock band Yes, absolutely KILLING a performance of “Owner of a Lonely Heart” at the Apollo Theater in 2017, Link HERE.

Good News: A new method of brick making, utilizing discarded cigarette butts, giving a path to recycle the most abundant plastic waste on earth, Link HERE.

The Good Word: Another brilliant quote from the Roman philosopher, Seneca.

Good To Know: A wonderful fact about wooly mammoths…

Good News: A great list, delineating some of the many benefits of being around nature and trees, Link HERE.

Wonderful World: Continuing the tour of remarkable places in Asia, visit lovely Palawan, in the Philippines, Link HERE.

Good For You: An ode to the delights and rarity of silence, link HERE.

Sounds Good: Listen to the genius of Phil Keaggy, one of the true giants of the guitar, and the song “County Down” from his masterful album Beyond Nature, Link HERE.

Good News: 35 Asian elephants are retiring from working in the circus and moving to a 4 square-mile reserve created for them in Florida, Link HERE.

The Good Word: Another thought-provoking quote from Seneca!

Good To Know: A startling fact about how you breathe through your nose…

Good News: An architect in France has designed a fascinating new brick utilizing recycled textiles and fabric, Link HERE.

Wonderful World: Take a scenic and informative virtual tour of the stunning Tanah Lot temple on the coast of Bali, Link HERE.

Bon Appetit: A loving ode to a great spot for inexpensive good chow in the UK, Pret a Manger, Link HERE.

Sounds Good: Happy Birthday, Big Joe Turner! Check out some footage of him performing his classic hit “Shake, Rattle and Roll” HERE.

Good News: The humble dandelion is being used to create a greener manufacturing method for rubber tires in Germany, Link HERE.

The Good Word: A sobering quote from the Roman Stoic philosopher, Seneca.

Good To Know: A truly wonderful fact about the state of Maryland.

Good News: Some genuinely heartwarming news about the effect of the lockdown on the reading habits of children in the British Isles, Link HERE.

Wonderful World: Revisiting the magnificent Taj Mahal, through some truly stunning high definition footage, Link HERE.

Good One: Your weekly good, bad joke.

Sounds Good: Celebrating the birthday of the legendary composer and eccentric, Erik Satie! Listen to his most famous work, Gymnopedie No. 1, played by the great Jean-Yves Thibaudet, HERE.

Good News: Several impressive positive shifts in animal welfare are in the works in the UK, Link HERE.

The Good Word: Another truly lovely quote from Rabindranath Tagore.

Good To Know: A surprising and wonderful bit of trivia about Janis Joplin’s death.

Good News: Some hopeful news in the fight agains global deforestation, Link HERE.

Wonderful World: Take a splendid tour of the majestic and massive ruins of Tikal in Guatemala, Link HERE.

Good Company: Spend a few delightful minutes in the very Good Company of Will Smith, with a few of his visits on the equally great Graham Norton Show, Link HERE.

Sounds Good: Happy Birthday to the late, great Sidney Bechet! Listen to his distinctive drive and sounds as he dazzles a French audience with “I’ve Found A New Baby”, link HERE.

Good News: Volunteers have rescued HUNDREDS of baby turtles from storm drains in New Jersey, Link HERE.

The Good Word: Another lovely quote from Rabindranath Tagore…

Good To Know: The midwest origin of the coffee break!

Good News: A food-tech startup has developed a truly revolutionary means to package and transport perishable foods without the costs of freezing, Link HERE.

Wonderful World: Take a National Geographic-led virtual tour of the wonders to be found at Copan Ruinas in Honduras, Link HERE.

Good Times: On this date in history, the beginnings of the miracle of vaccination began!

Sounds Good: Listen to the sprightly, swinging sounds of birthday boy Red Garland’s Trio, playing the classic “Stompin’ At The Savoy”, Link HERE.

Good News: A study from the Universities of Cambridge and Edinburgh shows strong benefits form teaching both arts and science & technology together, Link HERE.

The Good Word: A delightful and lovely bit of wisdom from Rabindranath Tagore.

Good To Know: A fun bit of trivia about catnip…

Good News: Several nations in Africa are utilizing industrial-sized drones to deliver life-saving medical supplies to remote areas in need, Link HERE.

Wonderful World: Take a very brief video tour of the splendid Ojo De Agua spring in scenic Nicaragua, Link HERE.

Good For You: An ode to the wonderful and endlessly-uplifting movie “Cold Comfort Farm”.

Sounds Good: Happy Birthday to the great classical composer Gabriel Faure. Listen to one of his masterpieces, “Pavane” Op. 50, accompanied by Monet’s paintings, HERE.

Good News: The state of California set a jaw-dropping record for renewable energy use recently, Link HERE.

The Good Word: More wisdom from Rabindranath Tagore.

Good To Know: A surprising bit of information about the word “scalawag”!

Good News: Amsterdam becomes the first city on Earth to ban advertising for fossil fuels on their Metro system, Link HERE.

Wonderful World: Take an aerial tour of the stunningly lovely Roatan Island in the Caribbean, Link HERE.

Bon Appetit: An ode to one of the best sandwiches ever, the great BLT, and what makes it so darned wonderful, from J. Kenji Lopez-Alt, HERE.

Sounds Good: Irving Berlin would have turned 133 years old today, and what better way to celebrate than by watching Fred & Ginger dance to his hit tune “Cheek To Cheek”, HERE?

Good News: A grant of funds from the U.S. government will help clear leftover land mines from Zimbabwe and South Africa, Link HERE.

The Good Word: The first of a week’s worth of brilliant quotes from Rabindarath Tagore.

Good To Know: An interesting fact about the etymology of the name “Bonobo”…

Good News: A new ship is being developed the will clear 1 to 3 tons per hour of plastic waste out of the ocean as it sails along! Link HERE.

Wonderful World: Behold the wonders of the second largest reef complex on Earth, the Belize Barrier Reef System, Link HERE.

Good One: Your weekly “joke”…

Sounds Good: Happy Birthday to one of the legends of early New Orleans-style jazz, Joe “King” Oliver. Listen to his classic “Dippermouth Blues”, HERE.

Good News: A retired Dutch couple has moved into the first 3D printed house in Europe, Link HERE.

The Good Word: The marvels of Gerard Manley Hopkins poem “The Windhover”.

Good To Know: A fairly amusing bit about Andy Warhol…

Good News: A windy holiday weekend in the UK helps to set a new green energy record, Link HERE.

Wonderful World: Take a brief, virtual holiday to the stunning Semuc Champey in Guatemala, Link HERE.

Good Company: The off-kilter comic genius of Steven Wright, HERE.

Sounds Good: Happy birthday to Johannes Brahms! Behold the genius of Charlie Chaplin performing a comic shaving routine in his classic “The Great Dictator”, to Brahms’s Hungarian Dance No. 5, HERE.

Good News: The butterfly species, Duke of Burgundy, is on the rebound in the UK thanks to the conservation efforts of the organization Butterfly Conservation, Link HERE.

The Good Word: A somber and dark sonnet from Gerard Manley Hopkins.

Good To Know: A lovely bit of trivia about Costa Rica!

Good News: A development group in Detroit has repurposed a former WWII-era Quonset hut into affordable housing, Link HERE.

Wonderful World: A brief but lovely visit to the archipelago near Panama, known as the San Blas islands, Link HERE.

Good Company: The gentle genius of legendary jazz saxophonist Lester Young…

Sounds Good:…and a great example of Lester Young’s artistry on the song “Mean To Me” live in 1958, HERE.

Good News: A brilliant crowdfunding effort to aid the restoration of the Cathedral de Notre Dame in Paris by adopting…gargoyles. Link HERE!

The Good Word: A remarkably uplifting poem from Gerard Manley Hopkins.

Good To Know: A bit of trivia about a surprising way some people enjoy running a marathon…

Good News: The captive lion breeding industry in South Africa is finally coming to an end, Link HERE.

Wonderful World: Learn about and explore the remarkable cloud forests of Costa Rica, Link HERE.

Good For You: The quirky genius of George Herriman and his iconic work of art, the Krazy Kat comic strip of the early 20th century, Link HERE.

Sounds Good: Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with the lively and energetic sounds of Los Angeles’s brilliant Ozomatli, seen here performing “Super Bowl Sundae” in the UK in 1998, HERE.

Good News: Australia’s government has pledged $100 Million to ocean conservation efforts, Link HERE.

The Good Word: A delightful poem from Gerard Manley Hopkins!

Good To Know: Some interesting information about shoplifting around the world…

Good News: Peru is establishing a reserve to protect “uncontacted peoples” in their rainforests, Link HERE.

Wonderful World: Check out the scenic wonders of Manuel Antonio National Park in Costa Rica, Link HERE.

Bon Appetit: Celebrating the genius of chef J. Kenji Lopez-Alt, and his remarkable creation: the tortilla pizza, Link HERE.

Sounds Good: Jazz bassist Ron Carter was born this day in 1937. Watch him in a duet with the brilliant Herbie Hancock on piano as they perform Thelonious Monk’s “Blue Monk”, Link HERE.

Good News: Unilever has created the first laundry detergent created from industrial water products, Link HERE.

The Good Word: A beautiful, brilliant poem from the great Gerard Manley Hopkins.

Good To Know: A somewhat startling fact about the original stage production of The Wizard of Oz…

Good News: Cargill and Love’s Truck Stops are creating and distributing a renewable biodiesel fuel made entirely from waste, Link HERE.

Wonderful World: Behold the remote splendor of Lake Atitlan, in Guatemala, Link HERE.

Good One: Your weekly joke to…enjoy…?

Sounds Good: Happy birthday to the late, great jazz pianist, John Lewis! Celebrate by watching his gorgeous solo piano performance of the classic “Cherokee”, Link HERE.

Good News: A fascinating new method has been proposed to help remove micro plastics form the environment to dispose of them, Link HERE.

The Good Word: A great quote from Henry David Thoreau (again!)

Good To Know: The unusual story of the origin of the ubiquitous baby carrots.

Good News: A new vaccine has been developed which may be a significant turning point in the fight against Malaria worldwide, Link HERE.

Wonderful World: Exploring the gorgeously run-down city of Valparaiso in Chile, Link HERE.

Good Company: Celebrating the brilliant writing of long-time jazz music critic and author, Gary Giddins. Check out this clip from his Louis Armstrong documentary “Satchmo” and start at around the 4:30 mark, HERE.

Sounds Good: The last installment of this week’s theme on “Impressionist Music”, Ottorino Respighi’s “Pines Of Rome” and the gorgeous animation created to accompany it in Disney’s Fantasia 2000, Link HERE.

Good News: Travel to the European Union will reopen this summer, according to officials there, Link HERE.

The Good Word: A brilliant quote from Martin Heidegger !

Good To Know: Turns out, the universe actually has a color.

Good News: A new study released from the Royal Horticultural Society in the UK shows the mental and emotional benefits of regular gardening, Link HERE.

Wonderful World: Take an aerial tour of the largest “single-drop waterfall” on Earth, Guyana’s Kaieteur Falls, Link HERE.

Good Times: On this date in 1854, the first college founded for African-Americans was founded in Pennsylvania: Ashmun Institute!

Sounds Good: Continuing the theme of “Impressionist Music”, listen to an extraordinary performance of Erik Satie’s famous “Gymnopedie No. 1”, Link HERE.

Good News: A coalition of organizations is protecting 230,000 acres of tropical rainforest in Belize, Link HERE.

The Good Word: An important reminder from the philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein…

Good To Know: A great historical bit of trivia from Belgium involving cats.

Good News: Governments and major corporations are joining forces to protect tropical rainforests worldwide, Link HERE.

Wonderful World: Take a wonderful tour of the beautiful capitol of the state of Bahia in Brazil, the city of Salvador, Link HERE.

Bon Appetit: No matter what anyone tells you, Vegemite is delicious if eaten like the Aussies do. Link HERE for more!

Sounds Good: The next several days are devoted to the music of the Impressionist era in the arts, beginning with a collection of Claude Debussy’s piano Preludes, Link HERE.

Good News: Wildcats to be reintroduce to the UK after being functionally extinct for over a century, Link HERE.

The Good Word: Three great quotes from Daily Good favorites: Mister Rogers, Henry David Thoreau, and Ella Fitzgerald.

Good To Know: Three amazing and wonderful collective nouns for your edification and enjoyment!

Good News: The largest seagrass meadow restoration scheme is now underway in the UK, paving the was for major carbon sequestration, Link HERE.

Wonderful World: Three delightful places from around this big beautiful planet of ours: Adelaide Botanic Gardens HERE, Zig Zag Cafe in Seattle HERE, and The Milkman coffee shop in Edinburgh HERE.

Good For You: Some of the most powerful influences on my worldview: A clip from the movie “Harvey” HERE, classic Old-Time Radio comedies like “Fibber McGee & Molly” HERE, and the irrepressible joie de vivre of Phil Rosenthal HERE.

Sounds Good: A recap of three of the most important musical pieces from the past year: The underappreciated genius of Devo HERE, the delight of Beethoven’s “Pastoral Symphony” HERE, and the power and swing of the Oscar Peterson Trio HERE.

Good News: A particular disease afflicting coral reefs in the Atlantic Ocean is being treated with 95% efficacy by a startling treatment, Link HERE

The Good Word: A brilliant quote from the philosopher, Alan Watts.

Good To Know: A common insult is actually just a statement of fact…

Good News: Two graduate students in the UK have created a new form of concrete-like tiles using two invasive species, Link HERE

Wonderful World: Check out the glory of North Cascades National Park in Washington State (not in any way related to the Rocky Mountains, as it turns out…) Link HERE!

Good One: Your weekly good (?) joke!

Sounds Good: Celebrate the birthday of Ella Fitzgerald by enjoying a clip of her blowing Frank Sinatra’s mind with her scatting on “Stompin’ At The Savoy”, Link HERE

Good News: A terminal cancer patient’s wish to see the pyramids is going to be fulfilled in the most wonderful way possible, Link HERE.

The Good Word: Another profound quote from Mahatma Gandhi.

Good To Know: Just a happy bit of trivia about Mickey and Minnie Mouse.

Good News: Another great innovation in the quest to recycle all those blue disposable face masks, this time in the UK, Link HERE.

Wonderful World: Visit the splendid bar behind the barbershop storefront at Panda and Sons in Edinburgh, Link HERE for some video of their amazing drinks!

Good Company: This week, our good company is Stephen Fry waxing eloquent about one of HIS favorite writers, PG Wodehouse, Link HERE.

Sounds Good: Wrapping up a week of classic songs introduced by Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers, we delight in “Isn’t This A Lovely Day (To Be Caught In The Rain)” from Top Hat, Link HERE.

Good News: A new, ultra-white paint has been developed, which reflects so much light and heat, it could be used to cut down on air conditioning, Link HERE.

The Good Word: A truly uplifting and optimistic quote from Mahatma Gandhi.

Good To Know: A startling bit of information about the history of stop signs…

Good News: The bald eagle population in the lower 48 United States has…soared. Link HERE.

Wonderful World: Go on a brief tour of the delights of Bath, England, with Rick Steves, HERE.

Good Times: Happy Earth Day! April 22, 1970 was the first celebration of Earth Day!

Sounds Good: More amazing song-and-dance goodness from Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers — “Pick Yourself Up” from the 1936 classic Swing Time. Link HERE.

Good News: A new type of food wrap has been created that is both edible and water soluble, link HERE

The Good Word: Another fantastic quote from Gandhi.

Good To Know: The surprisingly early first appearance of a now-ubiquitous abbreviation…

Good News: A Dutch design firm has come up with a great new version of the age-old device, the rain barrel, link HERE

Wonderful World: A lovely little film tour of the wonderful UK city, Brighton. Link HERE!

Good For You: An ode to the beauty of rituals, and a charming video clip about tea rituals, HERE

Sounds Good: More classic music introduced by the films of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers! Today: “They All Laughed”, sung by Ginger, from Shall We Dance (1937), Link HERE

Good News: A wonderful poll recently gave us a list of “Simple pleasures”, and here are a few of them.

The Good Word: A brilliant and insightful quote from Mahatma Gandhi.

Good To Know: A surprising fact about Mister Rogers!

Good News: A newspaper in Japan is encouraging you to read their paper, and then shred it and plant it! Read why HERE

Wonderful World: Take a virtual tour of the remarkable and historic Tynemouth Priory and Castle, HERE

Bon Appetit: Revisiting a “Daily Good” favorite, check out the brilliant Riley’s Fish Shack, also in Tynemouth, HERE

Sounds Good: More great music, first introduced by Fred Astaire & Ginger Rogers: “Let’s Call The Whole Thing Off” from Shall We Dance. Watch it HERE

Good News: Guy Fieri’s Restaurant Employee Relief Fund has raised nearly $45 Million for struggling hospitality workers during the pandemic, details HERE

The Good Word: A thought-provoking quote from Mahatma Gandhi.

Good To Know: A great historic bit of trivia about the 1932 Los Angeles Olympic Games…

Good News: Daimler Trucks North America division are putting a fleet of ALL-ELECTRIC freight trucks onto the highways, Link HERE

Wonderful World: Take a virtual stroll around the splendid village of Corbridge in northern England, Link HERE

Good One: Your weekly “good” joke….

Sounds Good: Kicking off a week celebrating the music and dance of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers, with their iconic “Cheek To Cheek” by Irving Berlin, from 1935’s Top Hat, Link HERE

Good News: An archeologist digging for shellfish discovered a very significant fossilized dinosaur footprint, Link HERE

The Good Word: One more great quote from Henry David Thoreau, this time about music!

Good To Know: An interesting fact about Shaggy, from Scooby-Doo…

Good News: France is considering banning short-haul air travel if the journey could be made by train just as easily, Link HERE

Wonderful World: Spend a few minutes virtually exploring the charms of Manchester State Park, Link HERE

Good Company: The wisdom and passion of jazz great Wynton Marsalis! Link HERE

Sounds Good: Wrapping up a week of music from the genius Peter Gabriel, with his Oscar-winning song from the soundtrack of Pixar’s “Wall-E”, the phenomenal “Down To Earth”, Link HERE

Good News: A promising new treatment for a particular form of brain cancer shows promise, Link HERE

The Good Word: Henry David Thoreau on getting up close with nature…

Good To Know: An interesting fact about Captain Morgan!

Good News: Great and uplifting news about one-horned rhinos in Nepal, Link HERE

Wonderful World: Check out a brief video sharing the delights of Blake Island Marine State Park, HERE

Good Times: This day in 1947 saw Jackie Robinson take to the field for the first time in the Major Leagues, Link to a great swing song about him HERE

Sounds Good: Watch an infectiously joyful performance of the brilliant song “Shaking The Tree” with Peter Gabriel and Youssou N’Dour, Link HERE

Good News: A community-owned farm is in the works to create an “agroforest” in the UK, details HERE

The Good Word: Another lovely passage from Henry David Thoreau’s “Walden”.

Good To Know: A little tidbit about “Q-Tips”…

Good News: Seismologists at Caltech have created a way to use fiber optic cables already in place on the ocean floors to help detect earthquakes and possibly tsunamis, Link HERE

Wonderful World: Check out the 1980 eruption of Mt. St. Helens which led to the creation of Mount Saint Helens National Volcanic Monument, Link HERE

Good For You: An ode to the marvels and benefits of the famous New York Times crossword puzzle, Link HERE

Sounds Good: More amazing music from Peter Gabriel! This time, his classic hit “In Your Eyes”, performed live in Italy on his Secret World Tour, Link HERE

Good News: Jersey Mike’s, the chain of sandwich shops, more than doubled their fundraising goals during their Annual Month of Giving, Link HERE

The Good Word: A lovely thought about mornings from Henry David Thoreau

Good To Know: A little, lovely fact/quote about the polio vaccine and Dr. Salk.

Good News: Saudi Arabia plans to reduce their carbon emissions by 60% AND plant 50 BILLION trees, Link HERE

Wonderful World: Take a virtual tour of the stunningly beautiful “Official Falls of Washington State”, Palouse Falls, Link HERE

Bon Appetit: We revisit TDG favorite, Phil Rosenthal, as we check out a segment from his YouTube channel “Phil Rosenthal World” as he visits Larchmont Wine & Cheese and gets excited about some AMAZING sandwiches, Link HERE

Sounds Good: We explore Peter Gabriel’s social and political activism with his stirring and powerful protest song “Biko”, Link HERE

Good News: A young cancer survivor has set a new record for the most Girl Scout cookies sold in one season, Link HERE

The Good Word: The first of a week’s-worth of quotes from the great Henry David Thoreau.

Good To Know: An interesting fact about duffel bags…

Good News: Science may have found compounds in amber that could help fight antibacterial-resistant infections, Link HERE

Wonderful World: We kick off a week celebrating National and State Parks with a lovely aerial tour of Olympic National Park in Washington, Link HERE

Good One: Your weekly joke…

Sounds Good: Watch and listen to Peter Gabriel performing his first hit single “Solsbury Hill” live, on his Secret World tour in 1994, Link HERE

Good News: Archaeologist have unearthed a lost city in Egypt they are hailing as this most significant find since the tomb of King Tutankhamun, Link HERE

The Good Word: A lovely, brief poem from Robert Frost.

Good To Know: A surprising little fact about a hit song recorded by Johnny Cash…

Good News: Great Britain continues to set new, amazing records in the realm of renewable energy, with a particularly great Easter weekend, Link HERE

Wonderful World: Take a virtual scenic tour of one of the great natural wonders of the world, The Twelve Apostles on the Great Ocean Road in Australia, Link HERE

Good Company: We take a few minutes to appreciate the profound and deeply moving travel philosophy of the great travel guru, Rick Steves. Check out some more of his philosophy HERE.

Sounds Good: Wrapping up our week of David Byrne’s musical genius with a live performance of some of his most recent work, “Everybody’s Coming To My House” from his musical “American Utopia”, Link HERE

Good News: Coffee pulp, left over from the coffee harvesting process, is actually amazingly good for tropical soils, Link HERE

The Good Word: A lovely poem from the pen of Wendell Berry.

Good To Know: What IS the collective noun for a group of pugs, anyway?

Good News: The largest supermarket chain in the UK, Tesco, eliminated 1 BILLION pieces of plastic last year, Link HERE

Wonderful World: Spend a few serene minutes with the amazing Napali State Park coastline on the island of Kauai, Link HERE

Good Times: A little info about the Works Progress Administrationk created on this day in 1935!

Sounds Good: We experience the stunning majesty of David Byrne’s 1989 solo album, Rei Momo, a collection of incredible Latin music! Check out the video for “Make Believe Mambo” HERE

Good News: The science behind the hum of hummingbirds may pay dividends in the science of noise reduction, link HERE

The Good Word: A splendid short poem from Robert Frost.

Good To Know: A brilliant fact about Tomorrowland in Disneyland!

Good News: A new recycling plant in England showcases an innovative type of technology which can break down any type of plastic, Link HERE

Wonderful World: Take in the beauty of the tiny Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park on the coast of California at Big Sur, Link HERE

Good For You: Learn loads of fascinating things while laughing yourself into stitches with the hilarious British quiz/panel show QI, Link HERE

Sounds Good: Take a listen to a track from the brilliant and groundbreaking album “My Life In The Bush Of Ghosts” by David Byrne and Brian Eno, HERE

Good News: A farming collective in Western Australia is moving to completely rethink the way the world approaches the whole farming industry and make it more positive and sustainable for the land and people, Link HERE

The Good Word: an absolutely brilliant and very short poem from the great Anais Nin.

Good To Know: A genuinely amazing fact about some former Olympic competitions…

Good News: A joint US-UK aviation company is pushing to create hydrogen-powered commercial jet aircraft by 2026, link HERE

Wonderful World: A virtual visit to one of the most picturesque towns in all the world: Manarola, one of Italy’s Cinque Terre and an absolute stunner! Link HERE

Bon Appetit: Behold a brief, real-time video on how to make a favorite meal: Tortilla Pizzas! And they are made by the genius foodie/food scientist J. Kenji Lopez-Alt, Link HERE

Sounds Good: More incredible, game-changing music from Talking Heads: Check out their live performance of “Once In A Lifetime” from the amazing concert film “Stop Making Sense”, HERE

Good News: India has donated 200,000 Covid vaccines to the UN to be distributed to peacekeepers all over the world, Link HERE

The Good Word: A short, sharp poem from Margaret Atwood.

Good To Know: A little something about the first-ever webcam…

Good News: A community in Scotland has come together to create a brand new nature reserve, Link HERE

Wonderful World: Check out a lesser-known but still stunning waterfall in Iceland, HERE

Good One: Your weekly clean bit of humor, suitable for the office or the kids.

Sounds Good: Kicking off a week enjoying the music and artistry of David Byrne, we catch him with Talking Heads just after their debut album dropped, performing the seminal “Psycho Killer” in 1977, Link HERE

Good News: A 23-year old biotechnician has created solar panels that use algae to produce the energy and also creates more benefits, link HERE

The Good Word: The delightful springtime poem “Young Lambs” by John Clare.

Good To Know: The surprising near-miss that gave us Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream!

Good news: Beavers are being reintroduced into Wales after centuries absent, to provide loads of positive impacts in the area, link HERE

Wonderful World: Check out a wonderful video about the marvels and history of the Natural History Museum in London, HERE

Good Company: An ode to the soft-spoken genius of Will Rogers, whose wit and wisdom still resonates to us today. Link HERE

Sounds Good: Wrapping up a week of film music and composers with the legendary Max Steiner! Listen to a live performance of his remarkable music from Casablanca, performed at the BBC Proms in 2013, HERE

Good News: The California Condor has bounce back from the edge of extinction in spectacular fashion! Learn more HERE

The Good Word: A wonderful poem from the great Thomas Hardy.

Good To Know: Helpful trivia about ink in Portugal…

Good News: The United States has a brand-new National Park! Welcome New River Gorge National Park in West Virginia, and click HERE to read more about it!

Wonderful World: Explore the nearly endless wonders housed in one of the greatest museums on the face of the earth, the mighty British Museum in London. Watch an overview HERE

Good Times: A surprising bit of trivia housed in a fun “This Day In History” moment!

Sounds Good: Happy Birthday to the phenomenal Harry Carney, mainstay of the Duke Ellington band’s sax section and a genius on his instrument. Check him out on his feature piece “Sophisticated Lady”, HERE

Good News: An island in Scotland has electric car power points now powered by offshore sea turbines, link HERE

The Good Word: An amazing springtime poem from D.H. Lawrence!

Good To Know: Why do we think carrots are good for your eyesight? This is why…

Good News: Yet another amazing report showing the growth of returns on renewable energy investments, Link HERE

Wonderful World: Check out this online tour of the many wonders of the Royal Observatory at Greenwich near London, Link HERE

Good For You: A somewhat lengthy ode to the brilliance of Jack Benny and his great Old Time Radio Show. Check out footage of the show being broadcast, HERE.

Sounds Good: Happy birthday to Johann Sebastian Bach! Watch his music add depth and beauty to the great film “Master And Commander”, HERE.

Good News: Check out this report about the global, gradual shift toward plant-protein in their diets, and the many benefits thereof, HERE

The Good Word: A splendid and thoughtful springtime poem from the great William Wordsworth.

Good To Know: The reason European chocolate is so darned tasty…

Good News: Incredible news from Wales, who announced a shift in their curriculum to start teaching more Black history, Link HERE

Wonderful World: Check out a quick video showing you the amazing Borough Market, a permanent farmers market in London since the mid-1700s, HERE

Bon Appetit: Celebrating one of the best sandwiches ever created, the mighty Muffaletta from Central Grocery in New Orleans, HERE

Sounds Good: The brilliant composer of the score to The Adventures of Robin Hood starring Errol Flynn was none other than Erich Wolfgang Korngold. Check out a breathtaking performance at the BBC Proms in London from 2013, Link HERE

Good News: Two philanthropists with a love for gardening have joined forces to bring the Million Gardens Movement to the world, Link HERE

The Good Word: A lovely poem celebrating spring, by Billy Connolly.

Good To Know: A surprising fact about the (occasional) third largest city in Nebraska.

Good News: The Government of Canada has pledged 2.75 BILLION dollars to help make their public transportation electric powered and zero-emission! Link HERE

Wonderful World: Take a stunning aerial tour of the spectacular and historic Westminster Abbey, Link HERE

Good One: Your weekly joke to share with your friends. Or enemies. Whomever.

Sounds Good: Kicking off a week celebrating music in film, with birthday boy Vangelis, performing his main theme from “Chariots Of Fire” with a live orchestra, Link HERE

Good News: A great new study shows a 16% decline in peanut allergies when peanuts are introduced into infant diets! Link HERE

The Good Word: The final, lovely stanza of the poem “Spring” by Christina Rosetti.

Good To Know: Just a simple, incredible surfing fact….

Good News: Athens is turning garbage- and weed-ridden plots of land in the city into lovely little “pocket parks” which are just as splendid as they sound! Link HERE

Wonderful World: Take an incredible 360-degree tour of St. Paul’s Cathedral, courtesy of the clever BBC, Link HERE

Good Company: Spend some time in the VERY good company of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers, dancing and singing “Isn’t It A Lovely Day To Be Caught In The Rain” from Top Hat, Link HERE

Sounds Good: Happy birthday to the amazing and influential jazz and swing tenor sax player, Ben Webster! Check him out with some pretty fast company, playing Duke Ellington’s “C-Jam Blues”, HERE

Good News: Cheetahs from Africa are being relocated to India in an effort to reintroduce them to areas where they had bene hunted to extinction, Link HERE

The Good Word: We revel in the third stanza of Christina Rosetti’s “Spring”.

Good To Know: Another amazing collective noun for you!

Good News: Very encouraging news from the EU and the UK about cancer death rates which have plummeted in the past 30 years, Link HERE

Wonderful World: Take a delightful and insightful little video tour of the heart of London, Trafalgar Square! Link HERE

Good Times: We honor the abolition of the slave trade in the British Empire on this date in 1807.

Sounds Good: Happy birthday to the great eastern European composer, Bela Bartok! Listen to a splendid performance of his “Romanian Folk Dances”, HERE

Good News: A new school building in the city of Pune, India, is under development and it is AMAZING! Link HERE

The Good Word: The next stanza of Christina Rosetti’s lovely poem, “Spring”.

Good To Know: Something…interesting…about ice cream in Japan.

Good News: A new line of “green roof tiles” from a Dutch design firm is now on sale, check them out HERE

Wonderful World: A visit to the delights of Hyde Park, in the middle of London, HERE

Good For You: An ode to the brilliance of the Marx Brothers in “Animal Crackers”, Link HERE

Sounds Good: Listen to the stunning “Manteca” performed by Dizzy Gillespie and His Orchestra at the Newport Jazz Festival, Link HERE

Good News: A veritable treasure trove of archeological discoveries were recently discovered in the Judean desert, Link HERE

The Good Word: We revel in the first stanza of a poem called “Spring” by Christina Rosetti.

Good To Know: A somewhat terrifying fact about Nile crocodiles…

Good News: An island which had been overrun by rats for years has been returned to its prior state thanks to scientists and researchers, Link HERE

Wonderful World: Take a delightful virtual stroll around the Westminster area in London, HERE

Bon Appetit: If you haven’t checked out the foodie-heaven website Serious Eats, here’s a little taster (!) at the link HERE

Sounds Good: Celebrate the birthday of the legendary jazz and swing pianist Johnny Guarnieri, with an impressive solo performance by him of “Ain’t Misbehavin'”, HERE

Good News: Paleontologist have unearthed an amazing fossil discovery in southern China, Link HERE

The Good Word: Happy belated birthday (March 20th) to Mister Rogers! Here’s a favorite quote.

Good To Know: A surprising fact about fruit flies and drunkenness…

Good News: A 15-year-old has created a nonprofit company to 3D print schoolhouses around the world for children without access to same, Link HERE

Wonderful World: We kick off a week of favorite places in London with a stunning tour around Piccadilly Circus, Link HERE

Good One: Your weekly good (bad) joke!

Sounds Good: Happy birthday (March 21st) to the great Russian composer, Modest Mussorgsky. Listen to a performance of his brilliant “Pictures At An Exhibition”, Link HERE