So when I celebrate someone else’s success, I am doing it for myself, too. It will take whatever I do 1000 years to amount to what she has done, but by celebrating for her I can feel the joy now.
(Bobby Winters, a native of Harden City, Oklahoma, is Assistant Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and Professor of Mathematics at Pittsburg State University. He blogs at redneckmath.blogspot.com and okieinexile.blogspot.com. You may contact him at email@example.com.)