"Will you paint jellybeans on my wall?"
"Hmmmm.... what if I make a painting of jellybeans and put it on your wall?"
Micah paused thoughtfully:
Micah smiled. Then remarked:
"Mommeee, your jellybeans are not all the same. That's why you have to make them again for me."
"They're not all the same, but I wanted the jellybeans to be like you guys, different shapes and different sizes."
Micah looked puzzled:
"Why you want that?"
Alina looked at Micah:
"Because I love your differences. They make life so beautiful."
"That's good. But why you make a white thing touching the jellybeans?"
"Now that I don't know...."
(Cross-posted at Handmade Tuesdays, where you will find other intricate and less confused makings by ladies, gentlemen, and various gendered folk.)