happy house

  • unmetamorphosed limestones showing interesting color contrasts or fossil remains are used extensively in architecture
  • the smell of meatloaf cooking
  • nurturing creativity
  • riding the mechanical bronco at Gilley's Club in Houston
  • keeping your dealings aboveboard and your relationships in good shape
  • luxuriant meadows with wildflowers
  • living in a house of illustrations
  • a sunroof opening to the sky
  • Carefree, Arizona
  • sitting in a club chair, reading the newspaper
  • a frescoed ceiling over a billiards table
  • today being the only guarantee you get
  • poor boy sweaters
  • cutting strings off clothes

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. It's all about paying attention and appreciating everything.