c: i want a cream cheese sushi! (hanging off jims pants)
j: oh you want a cream cheese sushi? i could make that for you. would you like me to make a sushi with the nori and rice and then put some cream cheese in it?
c: no! i want the cheese and the rice …. and….
j: do you want me to make you a sushi with some cream cheese in it?
c: yes! (doing some sort of weird interpretive dance)
j: okay so i will get the cream cheese and put it on the rice and roll it up?c: no!
j: no? do you want a cream cheese sushi?
c: no! i don’t like cream cheese sushis! (starting to cry and running away)
j: oh okay.
wow. weird place, the inside of a toddlers mind.
c: i want little pieces!
j: oh okay i will make your sushi into little pieces for you
j: no…? do you want your sushi in little pieces?
c: no! i want you to roll it up!
j: oh okay, i will roll it up! (goes to roll it…)
c: NO! i don’t want you to roll it up! (starts to cry)
j:oh okay! I won’t touch it! (drops the sushi, holds his hands up) what do you want me to to do? would you like a long sushi where i roll it up, or do you want me to cut it into pieces?
c: i want you to open it!
j: (opens the half-rolled sushi)
c: no i want it closed! (starts to cry)
j: oh okay! yeah i will close it for you. (presents her with the long sushi log)
c: no i want pieces!
j: oh okay. yeah i’ll make good pieces for you.