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Happiness is not just a warm puppy

Jun 01, 2022 12:44PM ● By Happy Cappy Hall Rearick

Happiness is senior discounts, early bird specials and handicap parking.

Happiness is grandchildren who call even when it’s not your birthday.

Happiness is a warm fire and a new book yet to read.

Happiness is a paid-off mortgage.

Happiness is hearing the word “benign.”

Happiness is programming a new smartphone.

Happiness is enjoying seven days of weekends.

Happiness is an affordable haircut.

Happiness is still having hair.

Happiness is a Social Security check.

Happiness is sleeping in your own bed after a long journey.

Happiness is a good mattress that lets you sleep through the night.

Happiness is an unexpected visit with a friend.

Happiness is having friends.

Happiness is seeing a movie you don’t remember seeing the first time.

Happiness is free coffee at McDonald’s.

Happiness is knowing all the questions on Jeopardy!

Happiness is finding the lowest gas price in town. Happiness is a full tank.

Happiness is the last car payment.

Happiness is bringing a smile to someone.

Happiness is a purring cat.

Happiness is seeing clearly again after cataract surgery.

Happiness is Bingo. Happiness is winning at Bingo.

Happiness is duplicate bridge.

Happiness is accumulating master points at duplicate bridge.

Happiness is classic movies on television.

Happiness is a warm, fluffy bathrobe on cold mornings.

Happiness is bumping into an old friend and remembering their name.

Happiness is not needing Google to remember something.

Happiness is finding something you lost.

Happiness is remembering why you walked into a room.

Happiness is the early morning smell of fresh coffee.

Happiness is losing that last five pounds and fitting into slim jeans.

Happiness is laughing so hard you can’t stop.

Happiness is homemade soup, summer tomatoes and corn muffins.

Happiness (for a Southerner) is fried chicken.

Happiness is a good physical checkup after eating fried chicken.

Happiness (for a Southerner) is sweet tea.

Happiness is Medicare.

Happiness is old photos.

Happiness is being computer literate.

Happiness is receiving email but not too much of it.

Happiness is getting snail mail from someone you thought was dead.

Happiness is soaking in a big bathtub.

Happiness is loving someone and feeling loved in return.

Happiness is being married to your best friend.