“Those lost in their own myth can cut a fine figure but generally make poor human beings” from The Secret Language of Birthdays by Gary Goldschneider & Joost Elffers

Madeline Earle by © Lindsay Lauckner-Gundlock

Image © Lindsay Lauckner

An Interview with Madeline

Q. What is the best memory you have from a previous birthday?

A. The birthday that I had yesterday (January 23, 2016) because I got play make up.

Q. How about the worst? And why?

A. I don’t know.

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

A. Everything that I got this year

Q. Is there a food or dish that you insist on eating on your birthday?

A. Cake!

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

A. Having my friends and cousins come over and being nice and caring to others

Q. Do you have any traditions or thing you always do to celebrate a birthday? What is it?

A. Of course, sing Happy Birthday!