Friday, January 6, 2017

14,000 Things to Be Happy About.: Newly Revised and Updated

Know someone not feeling well, or know someone who could use a little cheering up? My wife received the book 14,000 Things to be Happy About when she was in the hospital along with a couple of highlighters. Life is tough, and sometimes we need reminded of the things to be happy about...


Something to be happy about: This mesmerizing bestseller is revised and updated. Originally published 25 years ago (happy anniversary ) from a list that Barbara Ann Kipfer started making as a child, it's the book that marries obsession with happiness. And it now has 4,000 fresh and more current reasons to be happy:

Rabbit tracks in the snow.
Kiteboarding and kitesurfing.
Caramel gelato.
Scoring super-high on a Scrabble turn.
Babies burping.
Summer storms.
White cupcakes with multicolored sprinkles.
Big red barns.
20 minutes all to yourself.

No opinions, no explanations, no asides, no footnotes, editorializing, or proselytizing. Just the simple premise of a list of things that make us smile. With its chunky shape, striking black-and-white cover, and 100 whimsical illustrations by Pierre Le-Tan, the new 14,000 Things is an irresistible catalog of good thoughts completely updated to reflect today's world and an uplifting gift for people of all moods and all ages.

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