101 Things That Make Me Happy

This is a repeat/update of a post I did a number of years ago. I kind of felt like I needed a reminder of some things that can make me smile…

  1. When DoorDash manages to get my delivery right
  2. Weird dreams
  3. Christmas
  4. Teddy Grahams
  5. Regal Unlimited (Translation: seeing as many movies as I want whenever I want)
  6. The cool side of the pillow
  7. The sound of my fan at night
  8. Hardcover books
  9. Snickerdoodles
  10. Writing
  11. Weekends at the lake
  12. Snowstorms
  13. My dad’s singing
  14. Carpool karaoke
  15. The joke that begins, “How do you catch a unique rabbit?”
  16. Star Wars
  17. Caramel Apple Spice
  18. Stephen King novels
  19. Old family photos
  20. Key Lime Pie
  21. Superman comics
  22. Coca-Cola
  23. Game nights with friends
  24. Clear nights and starry skies
  25. Mix CDs
  26. Letters delivered by mail
  27. Memories of Bluefield College
  28. Harry Potter books
  29. Unfrosted strawberry Pop-Tarts
  30. That feeling after I’ve brushed my teeth in the morning
  31. Being re-tweeted
  32. Scavenger hunts
  33. Sleeping late
  34. Climbable trees
  35. Laughing babies
  36. Road trips with friends
  37. Getting a haircut
  38. Taking pictures
  39. Paddleboats
  40. Old school Nintendo games
  41. Reunions of military men and women with their families
  42. Thank you notes
  43. Teaching the kids at church
  44. Tater tots
  45. Dad jokes
  46. Fireflies
  47. Fireworks
  48. Roller coasters
  49. “It Is Well With My Soul”
  50. Crossing items off my to do list
  51. Being the first to call shotgun in sight of the car
  52. Movie quotes
  53. Lemonade
  54. Birthday parties
  55. Hotel stays
  56. Otters
  57. Super Mario Kart
  58. Songs from animated Disney movies
  59. Mamaw’s macaroni & cheese
  60. Episodes of Friends
  61. Making others laugh
  62. Cookouts
  63. Comic book movies
  64. Macado’s
  65. Puns
  66. The blogging community
  67. Monopoly
  68. Snow days
  69. Vacations
  70. Back to the Future
  71. Movie nights with friends
  72. Olympics
  73. Bungee chairs
  74. Reading until I’m too tired to keep my eyes open
  75. Pizza with chicken and sausage
  76. Old yearbooks
  77. Trampolines
  78. Amusement parks
  79. Figuring out that a girl was flirting with me after the fact
  80. The ink-stained teeth of Gabriel Martin
  81. Bonfires
  82. The Krispy Kreme hot light
  83. Fresh strawberries
  84. The old Folgers coffee jingle performed by Rockapella
  85. Big Brother
  86. Knowing I’m usually the funniest guy in the room
  87. Breakfast for dinner
  88. Home remodeling shows
  89. Final Fantasy games
  90. The songs of the Eagles
  91. The Mill Mountain Star
  92. Loaded potato soup
  93. Chuck E. Cheese
  94. Warm cinnamon rolls
  95. Throwing darts
  96. YouTube videos of dirty rugs being cleaned (so satisfying)
  97. Reading comments on my blog
  98. Hammocks
  99. Drawing
  100. The way penguins run
  101. Dalmatians (credit for this joke goes to Paul)

What are some things that make you happy? What makes you smile?


4 thoughts on “101 Things That Make Me Happy

  1. I actually did this exact thing for a college assignment once. Luckily I held onto it. Some of these are little outdated, but most are still true. I actually ended up doing 500, but here are my top 101.
    1. Jesus
    2. The Simpsons
    3. Talking to my Mom
    4. The Wizard of Oz
    5. “Wannabe” by Spice Girls
    6. Goldfish Crackers
    7. The Color Yellow
    8. Napoleon Dynamite
    9. Prank Videos
    10. Any and All Superheroes
    11. LEGO’s
    12. Spider-Man
    13. Mashed Potatoes and Gravy
    14. SpongeBob SquarePants (Season 1-3)
    15. Girls with Blonde Hair
    16. Reading Top 10 Lists to my Family
    17. The Toy Story Trilogy
    18. Family Outings
    19. Nickelodeon Shows
    20. When Girls want to Touch my Hair
    21. Cheese Pizza
    22. Italian Ice
    23. The Marvel Cinematic Universe
    24. “Call Me Maybe” by Carly Rae Jepsen
    25. Going to Six Flags Great America
    26. Making New Friends
    27. Sprite
    28. Hoodies
    29. “Party Rock Anthem” by LMFAO
    30. The Back to the Future Trilogy
    31. Pretzels and Cheese
    32. Mean Girls
    33. Anything Pop Culture
    34. Watching Game Shows with my Dad
    35. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
    36. Watching React Videos on YouTube
    37. Being Born a Christian
    38. Frisbee
    39. Spending Time with my Brother
    40. The Dark Knight
    41. Futurama
    42. Netflix
    43. Going to the Library
    44. When People Realize they are Wrong about Something
    45. Chocolate
    46. Vanilla
    47. “Girlfriend” by Avril Lavigne
    48. Memorizing Things
    49. Forrest Gump
    50. The Star Wars Saga
    51. Dancing in Public
    52. Going to Church
    53. Seeing a Message on Facebook
    54. Mrs. Doubtfire
    55. Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream
    56. The Justice League of America
    57. The Avengers
    58. Oreo McFlurries
    59. Katy Perry
    60. Mulan
    61. Frankenstein
    62. Being Called “Sir”
    63. Discussing Movies I’ve just seen
    64. The Lord of the Rings Trilogy
    65. Olive Garden
    66. My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic
    67. Comic Books
    68. Batman
    69. Superman
    70. Anything Italian
    71. Creating Characters on Hero Machine
    72. Drawing
    73. Writing Movie Screenplays
    74. The Cabin in the Woods
    75. Girls in Bikinis
    76. Attending College
    77. “Hit Me Baby One More Time” by Britney Spears
    78. Christmas
    79. “Born to be Wild” by Steppenwolf
    80. Independence Day
    81. Maltese Dogs
    82. The Flash
    83. King of the Hill
    84. Lying in Bed
    85. Arthur
    86. Inside Edition
    87. Looking Up Rotten Tomato Scores
    88. Taking Art Classes
    89. Bacon Cheese Burger and Fries
    90. Doing Voice Imitations
    91. The Fairly Odd Parents
    92. Homemade Chocolate Chip Cookies
    93. “Bohemian Rhapsody” by Queen
    94. Wearing Shades
    95. The Lion King
    96. Beauty and the Beast
    97. “Don’t Stop Believing” by Journey
    98. The Anticipation of Waiting for a Movie to be Released
    99. Playing Candy Crush Saga
    100. Interracial Couples
    101. Proving my Intelligence

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  2. Hmmm… off the top of my head: having a trip to look forward to, good hair days, baby goats, the perfectly made chai latte (hot or cold depending on the weather), a complimentary polish color on my toe nails (they are currently a teal color and I’m not okay with it…), driving with the windows down, and talking with my momma. 🙂

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