• vigilante security forces
  • having the answer to the math problem
  • the nature of inventive intelligence
  • being tempted to wear a pajama top as a shirt
  • things that look juicy
  • the cool breezes of a New England summer day
  • contemplating the deeper meaning of words and seeking a meaningful mantra or affirmation
  • clicking pens with really strong springs
  • the dense woodland of a Grimm Brothers fairy tale
  • time unrolling like a red carpet
  • Tropicana original orange juice (1951)
  • avoiding cutting a knot that can be untied
  • a jazz festival in Switzerland
  • to choose where the future will take place

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. The new edition is here, with 4,000 new entries and many revisions.