And just in time, because every middle school and high school band in our city have been practicing all week for tonight's half-time performance of the Marching Extravaganza. (It was awwwwwwesome!)
I thought he looked exceedingly handsome and so I asked him to follow me out onto the deck so I could take his picture.
Porter, who very much likes to tease his mom, was trying to act all serious on me, so I asked him to show me a great big toothy grin.
And this is what ensued:
After many attempts to just get a normal smile out of him, I called in a the special forces, a.k.a. Evelyn with her knock-knock jokes:
And this is what I got with a 50 cent bribe:
"Mommy, Max and I will smile for 50 cents too!"