“The brain is both a transmitter and a receptor” from The Secret Language of Birthdays by Gary Goldschneider & Joost Elffers

Billy Morris by © Craig MacPhee

Image © Craig MacPhee

An interview with Billy

Q. What is your best memory/moment from one of your past birthdays?

A. My best moment from one of my birthdays was getting to learn about and feed the giraffes.

Q. How about the worst? And why?

A. I don’t think that I have had a bad birthday memory.

Q. What was the present you’ve received for your birthday that most surprised you?

A. The present that surprised me the most was tickets to the Def Leppard concert.

Q. Is there one food or dish that you insist on eating during your birthday celebration?

A. I would insist on eating baby back ribs on my birthday.

Q. What do you believe is the most important aspect of celebrating a birthday?

A. Sending presents to charity.

Q. Do you/your family/culture have any traditions/rituals/ceremonies that are performed to celebrate birthdays? What is it?

A. Just to get a phone call from everyone.