A couple days after Jamie's birthday I gave him this little interview. Some of the answers are not true (his favorite holiday is unquestionably Halloween, not Valentine's Day), but they're just what he said at the time. I put his answers in blue.
How old are you? 3. Me: How old are you? Jamie: 3! Me: Are you sure? Jamie, realizing but deciding to be silly: Four....teen!
What did you do for your birthday? Eat cake
Who is your favorite person in the whole world? Mommy
What is your favorite color? Green
What's your favorite TV show? Curious George
What's your favorite movie? the Star Wars movies (he's never seen them)
What's your favorite outfit? the Darth Vader one with the cape
What sport do you like best? Swimming
What song do you love? Twinkle, Twinkle
What's your favorite food? Hamburgers
What is your favorite fruit? Grapes
What is your favorite vegetable? Peas
What is your favorite candy? Candy canes
What food do you think is yucky? Lettuce
Who is your best friend? My preschool friends Me: What if you had to choose just one? Jamie: Teague (who wasn't in preschool with him...)
What do you like to do best with your friends? Play
What do you want to be when you grow up? Construction worker
What is your favorite book? Busytown (aka Richard Scarry's What Do People Do All Day?)
What are you really good at? Legos
Where do you wish you could go on vacation? To the beach by myself
What is your best memory? Going to the baseball game (interesting answer because we've only been to a baseball game once and it was when he was 2)
What would you buy if you had $1000? $1000
What is your favorite flavor of ice cream? Chocolate and vanilla
Who is your biggest hero? Me!
What is your favorite holiday? Valentine's Day
What is your favorite restaurant? Honey Cafe (meaning Tupelo Honey Cafe)
What is your favorite animal? Rabbits
What is your favorite toy? My Shredder toy
What is your favorite game? Uncle Wiggly
What is your favorite thing about Daddy? He makes black bean burgers.
What is your favorite thing about Mommy? That you play with me.
Where do you live? In a apartment
What are you afraid of? Nothing
What is your favorite place to go? France, of course (said in a tone like, duh)
What makes you happy? Monsters. I want monsters to be real.
What is your favorite thing to do? Legos
If you could have a wish, what would it be? That monsters were real
What do you hope you'll get to do before your next birthday? Play all the ninjas