It is not so much for its beauty that the forest makes a claim upon men’s hearts, as for that subtle something, that quality of air, that emanation from old trees, that so wonderfully changes and renews a weary spirit.
___Robert Louis Stevenson
photo taken in a quiet space for renewal, Kensington Park, just northwest of Detroit, an area of wooded hills and lakes set aside 100 years ago by someone with great foresight.
Just because it’s time for a pugnacious squirrel photo.
And in today’s news, Ford Motor Co, headquartered in Dearborn, Michigan, announced that it will be partnering with 3M to produce “powered air-purifying respirators” for the safety of medical care providers. In addition, Ford and its production workers will begin producing 100,000 plastic face shields weekly. “The company will also use its 3D printing machinery to make disposable respirators,” USA Today reported.
…there’s no question of heroism in all this. It’s a matter of common decency. That’s an idea which may make some people smile, but the only means of fighting a plague is – common decency.
Albert Camus, The Plague