blanket

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Pendleton wool blankets: Keeping us cozy for more than 140 years.
Michelle Obama

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Michelle Obama's fashion sense. Fiercest FLOTUS ever? She's got our vote.
coffee

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Coffee. Light of our lives, starter of our mornings, our 3 P.M. cure-all.
books

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Canadian author Alice Munro: We'd read her grocery lists.

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Target's knack for making us spend $200 every time we stop in for toothpaste.
good and plenty

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Good & Plenty: Born in 1893, good and plentiful ever since.
good life

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It's a Wonderful Life. After 167 viewings, it still makes us reach for our hankies.
light

Photo: Dick Jones

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The Centennial Light, Earth's hardiest bulb, aglow in California for 110+ years.

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9.
The space-tastic NASA logo, first introduced in 1959.
cat

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Viral cat videos. We can haz them fur-ever and ever? LOL.
the onion

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We have yet to meet the news story The Onion can't wittily skewer.
pears and cheese

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Gorgonzola, walnuts, and pears. The holy trinity of salad fixin's.
disney

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13.
Disney theme parks. We dare you to frown on Peter Pan's Flight.

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