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The squirrel had just turned 4 years old and was sharing his birthday with some of his closest forest friends.


"What's your name?" asked Aria.


"Sandy!" he replied.


“Do you live here? Aria questioned.


He pointed towards the top of a very large tree.  "I live high up in that hole. I love it there and I am happy in the forest. I get to play with my friends all day."


"Do you have a job?" Aria asked.


"Sure!" Sandy replied, eagerly. "Just before winter, we all work very hard to gather nuts to store inside of that hole before the freezing winter weather comes  to be sure we have enough to last through the winter."


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