Sometimes you just have to draw and draw and draw. It's interesting what kind of permission and ease different media provides. There is no way I would draw this comic digitally, it wouldn't occur to me and I would feel endlessly frustrated about getting the spacing right. On a piece of paper it's perfectly natural!
Many drawings of the Things in blue pencil, looking up and down.
After 9 panels of the Things looking around
Thing 1: What are you thinking?
Two panels of the Things looking around
Thing 2: ummm
The Things look around for three panels
Thing 2: gee
Four more panels of the Things looking around
Thing 2: What a nice question
The Things close their eyes and smile.