• vases filled with flowers you grew
  • planting morning glories on the fire escape
  • a 2-2-2 scramble of 2 eggs, 2 cheeses, and 2 herbs
  • participating in a game of donkey baseball
  • owning any appliance that does not break the day after its warranty runs out
  • the part of the envelope that tells you where to place the stamp, as if you couldn't figure it out
  • the inside pocket on a coat or jacket

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.