You won the lottery. Your biggest crush asked you on a date. Today’s forecast is 72°F and sunny. You received a promotion and a raise. It’s two-for-one day at the donut shop. Flowers are blooming. Your hair is perfect. The national debt has been erased. Your favorite song is on the radio. The warm breeze smells like lilac. You’ve graduated at the top of your class. You’re embarking on a two-week all-expense-paid tropical vacation. Newspaper headlines declare “WAR IS OVER.” Cats are hugging dogs. Love is all around. Gee whiz, you’re happy.
While you’re lost in a cloud of wishful thinking, boot up this retro playlist of kitschy good cheer and don’t stop believin’.