• the convergent ladybug
  • the color of pure honey
  • the resistance of hotdog skin
  • bumping into a friend on the street
  • when the spring ground begins to soften
  • riding a horse bareback along the ocean
  • getting bigger and bigger handbags

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.