July 30, 2017: Tomorrow I will be two and a half years old and I’m going to the cottage with daddy. Mommy planned a special half birthday surprise for me! We hung out all afternoon just the two of us…we went to the toy store and I got a new Paw Patrol toy. We went to dinner and split a chocolate shake. We went to the cupcake store and bought cupcakes for me and daddy. Then mommy and I played and played and played with my new toy. Then I got to stay up late to see fireflies in the backyard. It was exhausting but so much fun. Mommy said she’s gonna miss me a lot when I’m up at the cottage. I’m gonna miss her a lot too. At least this time she’ll have Fin to keep her company. I’ve left Fin with some pretty good instructions on how to take care of mommy. Hugs, hugs, and more hugs. That, I know Finley can do.