Here is the series we shot for the covers and pause pages of Issue 28.
The pristine cake is cut up, consumed, discarded.
Candles are lit, wished upon, extinguished.
It was satisfying, but now it’s too much. The second, third bites make you smile, but by then you’ve tasted it all. The frosting begins to harden; there are crumbs all over the floor. It’s time for some water and bed.
Just like that, the new has become old.
And another year begins.
The issue’s debut just happened to coincide with our fifth birthday. Cake anyone?