Today I am grateful for incredible number of smart people who surround me.

When I was a child my parents and a good many other adults often told me I was smart. This is not shared to boost my ego, but I do consider it a welcome compliment. It was also a motivator, because I worked hard to be worthy of their regard.But I learned the difference between "smart" and "intelligent." The latter is a gift with which we enter the world. The former is indicative of an ability to l