• dunking without spilling or losing the item
  • persevering in a dream
  • a tasting party
  • golden eagles cruising the skies
  • keeping a green tree in your heart and maybe a singing bird will come
  • un-homogenized milk in glass bottles, delivered to the back door by a milkman
  • the chuckling of water

14,000 things to be happy about is a bestseller with over 1.25 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.