99 GOOD THINGS

  1. Popping bubble wrap
  2. Accidentally dropping something but catching it before it hits the ground
  3. Torrential downpours
  4. The smell of campfire on your clothes the next day
  5. Paying with exact change
  6. The sound of gravel under tires
  7. Realizing you have more time to sleep
  8. When you don't expect someone to remember your name but they do
  9. Finding money in the pocket of a jacket you haven't worn in a while
  10. The cold side of the pillow
  11. Sleeping in on a rainy day
  12. An unintended smile
  13. Sunsets
  14. Long weekends
  15. Long showers
  16. Going outside early in the morning
  17. Northern lights
  18. Seeing birds take off/land on water
  19. Riding a bike downhill
  20. Window seats
  21. Walking out of an exam
  22. The sound of a crowd singing
  23. Fireworks
  24. Stained glass windows
  25. When your first birthday card arrives
  26. Sleeping in your own bed after being away for a while
  27. The "skipping school" feeling
  28. Bouncing on a trampoline
  29. Skipping rocks
  30. The smell of sunscreen
  31. Cool accents
  32. Fridays
  33. Open sunroofs
  34. When you can see a lot of stars
  35. Rubbing your eyes when you're really tired
  36. When there are colours in the sky that don't usually belong there
  37. People's "almost name"
  38. When geese fly in a V
  39. Tanlines
  40. Ripping up paper
  41. Walking outside on the first warm, sunny day of the year
  42. New pens
  43. Sitting on the end of a dock
  44. A newly planted tree
  45. Wet cement
  46. When the parking metre still has time left on it
  47. Second chances
  48. Riding in the back of a truck
  49. Sunrises
  50. Winning at anything
  51. Hammocks
  52. Baby clothes
  53. A familiar face
  54. Jeopardy contestants' signatures
  55. When it starts to stay light out longer
  56. Being on a rooftop
  57. Good story-tellers
  58. Finishing a big puzzle
  59. Being trusted
  60. Looking at a map of the world
  61. Laying on the ground
  62. Sleeping with the windows open
  63. Swinging on swings
  64. Buzzer-beaters
  65. Opening a book to the exact page you want
  66. Nice washrooms in public places
  67. Christmas lights on trees
  68. New socks
  69. Getting a "thank you" wave from another driver
  70. Catching someone smiling to themsleves
  71. Talking about what you'd do if you won the lottery
  72. Dimples
  73. Cancelled classes
  74. Empty elevators
  75. Foggy mornings
  76. The smile that results from trying to walk past someone in a hallway but accidentally blocking each other a couple times
  77. The lines left after vacuuming a carpet
  78. When fish jump
  79. The few seconds after sneezing
  80. Really smooth pavement
  81. Sand castles
  82. High fives
  83. Muskoka chairs
  84. Scars with stories
  85. When you get home right as the rain starts
  86. Clotheslines
  87. When things rhyme by accident
  88. Apricity
  89. Calm water
  90. Firm handshakes
  91. The scenic route
  92. The five-second rule
  93. The perfect milk-to-cereal ratio
  94. The first squeeze of a new tooth paste tube
  95. The smell of a hardware store
  96. Passing under a bridge when it's raining
  97. The final seconds of untangling a big knot
  98. When your boss leaves early for the day
  99. Kicking snow off a car's mudflap