• drive-thru windows
  • being an apprentice to an old-fashioned rope-maker
  • plastic wine corks
  • power cords
  • Barbie, Skipper, Francie, Midge, Ken, Allan
  • the nicest thing anyone ever did for you
  • basalt prisms
  • supper at night
  • apples to fight the sleepy effects of carbs
  • a natural rock formation
  • being more productive in winter
  • a flight with very few people on it
  • the branch and bark of trees
  • warmth from the oven

14,000 things to be happy about is a bestseller with over 1 million copies in print, celebrating all the little things in life. Without plot or rhyme, explanation or footnote, these entries conjure up the rich evocative effect of an epic poem, proving that the little things are what make life worth living. Watch for the new edition later in 2014.