I had been counting down the days obsessively. Never before had I longed for summer to return. For years I cursed the season and its unrelenting heat yet now I couldn't wait for its arrival.
Babygirl, Lollipop, Heart, and I all managed to stay in touch throughout the year. We messaged frequently and would often post pictures on instagram for one another. But all of us agreed the online communication simply wasn't enough.
"Daaaaaaddy," I whined as I threw myself on the bed, "why can't it be summer already?" I allowed my voice to increase an octave much to his disapproval.
He scrunched up his nose as he rolled towards me. Scooping me up in his arms he replied, "you just want to leave me again."
"Nuhuhhhh!" I cried, smacking him in the head with my nearest stuffie. Daddy chuckled in response. "You have to be patient," he scolded, "you only have to wait two more weeks."
Two weeks at this point seemed like an eternity. I had spent the whole year waiting and two weeks still seemed en...