kids happy

  • a family portrait in which no one is squinting
  • breadsticks
  • cheesy game shows
  • a smiling Buddha
  • ham salad on Canadian white bread
  • a personal music collection for all my moods
  • watermelon
  • trips to the encyclopedia
  • a day of skiing
  • lining up in expectation
  • paper cups
  • riding a horse
  • an at-home campout
  • a banana anytime

Things for kids to be happy about is a random list of smiley thoughts. It says to young people: enjoy the moment and look positively toward the future.