• dew beads
  • breath in your nostrils
  • soaps as drawer sachets
  • happily discovering your inner Huck Finn
  • when you tear a page from a notebook or magazine and its edge is perfect
  • planning a birthday dinner complete with a cake bearing a sparkler
  • sitzfleisch: the ability to stay in your chair

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 25th anniversary edition has 4,000 new entries and many revisions.