“Completion often signals a new beginning” from The Secret Language of Birthdays by Gary Goldschneider & Joost Elffers

Sebastian Brunnen by © Lori Maloney

Image © Lori Maloney

An Interview with Sebastian

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

A. When I had a Thomas and Friends James cake for my 5th birthday.

Q. How about the worst? And why?

A. I don’t have one.

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

A. Giant broccoli and carrot stuffed toys!

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 a party with my family.

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

A. A number candle on the cake and a number balloon showing how old I am.