“On the stage of life a change of scene can further the action” from The Secret Language of Birthdays by Gary Goldschneider & Joost Elffers

Mason & Delaney Smith by © emily Dozois

Image © Emily Dozois

An Interview with Mason & Delaney

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

Mason. My favourite memory was the carrot cake I had that looked like Captain America’s shield.

Delaney. When we had our first sleepover when we were turning eight. It was exciting because it was our first sleepover.

Q. How about the worst? And why?

Mason. When we got the pack for FunHaven it didn’t include Laser Tag. It was still a fun birthday but it made me sad a bit.

Delaney. When my friend blew out a candle for for me when I was turning five.

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

Mason. $25 because usually I only got $20.

Delaney. A Ferbie.

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

Mason. I would like to have sushi at my birthday.

Delaney. I like to have pasta.

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

Mason. Having your friends over.

Delaney. Having your friends over.

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

Mason. Having one or two people over to sleepover.