“Some people do their best work sleeping” from The Secret Language of Birthdays by Gary Goldschneider & Joost Elffers

McKinlee Newman by © Cyndal Lorch

Image by © Cyndal Lorch

An Interview with McKinlee

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

A. My 8 birthday because all my friends and family were together and I got a new bike.

Q. How about the worst? And why?

A. Can’t really think of one…

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

A. A new bike and helmet.

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

A. Tacos!

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

A. Being with my family and friends.

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

A. Sing happy birthday.