What other words came into your mind that you might associate with it. Maybe ‘Happy’, ‘Celebrate’, ‘Party’, or even ‘Congratulations’.
Thinking about it, one celebrates success. One is happy with success. One congratulates success. One aspires for success.
Is it a serious presumption that on the anniversary of their birth, every single person is happy with their achievements to date; their mark on life; the path taken and route in front?
My boat may not have sailed as far as Gerry’s but where he failed, I have excelled without even trying.