It's been a rough week -- filled with appallingly bad news.

So, we needed a pick-me-up to end the week on a nice(r) note. We came across this image -- taken from the 13th stage of the Tour de France -- and it did the trick for us. Hope it has the same effect on you.

The pack with Italy's Vincenzo Nibali, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, passes a field with sunflowers during the thirteenth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 197.5 kilometers (122.7 miles) with start in Saint-Etienne and finish in Chamrousse, France, Friday, July 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)