At some point in his life, Curtis is going to ask us why there are no photos of his third and fourth year of life. We will then explain to him that he did everything in his power to avoid having his picture taken. And then he'll see that the pictures that do exist show an ornery little boy who would never give his parents the satisfaction of even a little smile.
That's why this picture is such a gem.
Curtis took it himself, with the phone that he stole from me. And though you can't see his mouth, his eyes give him away. He's smiling