• sports bars
  • the carefulness of a backhoe driver
  • a frost-etched window
  • having a famous friend
  • getting a home after being homeless
  • learning a new word
  • good cider form a blend of 3-5 apple varieties
  • yummy reading
  • pinecones opening in dry weather
  • The Liberace Show (TV)
  • adjusting to changing circumstances
  • making "getting there" a part of the trip
  • an outrageous party hat

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.