She turned her head to the side, perky nose lifted high up into the air, while her hands folded themselves onto her chest, in a firm position.

Then her answer came: a clear, stubborn - for that's what she was - and determined "no". The tone of her voice told me that I could not change her decision under any circumstances, while the spark in her eyes challenged me to persuade her again.

How could I say no to such eyes?