A few things about C:
1. He is the first of many nephews and nieces.
2. He turns 9 today.
3. He screamed like a banshee after he was born.
4. He's super smart and very literal.
5. He's an excellent artist.
6. One time he called me "Elizabeth with the silly glasses."
7. Sometimes I can't believe how much he's like his dad was when we were kids.
8. He likes to hang out with the grown-ups, and to stay up late.
9. His laugh, when something has really caught him off guard, is the sweetest most genuine laugh you'll ever hear.