Bienvenido a los Estados Unidos ya hablan Inglés…

... Learning a foreign language is hard. Really hard. It's especially hard when I keep getting the bits of Italian I learned mixed in with the Spanish I am currently studying. I am honestly in awe of the multilingual. The biggest obstacle to learning a new language is actually trying to speak it without sounding like complete and total idiot. It really does take a certain level of confidence to speak to a native Spanish speaker in their tongue. You hope they are kind and patient.I admit … [Read more...]

go ahead, ask me how my Español is coming along…

navidad

Gotta love Digi. … [Read more...]

¿Quieres un poco de arroz y leche a pasear al perro con el niño dormido? …

Trying to talk my way out a Mexican jail after that one weekend. Ever since then I always carry my passport and foreign currency when The Digital Hairshirt and I get together.

... It's becoming imperative that I hurry up and finish Disc 1 of Rosetta Stone so I can expand my vocabulary beyond rice and apples. Here is a snippet from a very real conversation I just had. Me: Blah blah for calling my blah blah company. How can I blah blah help you?Señorita: Bueno? You speak-a Spanish?Me: No. Well, si. Un poco.Señorita: Beuno! ¿Cuál es esta casa? Pasé por la casa y vi y es una hermosa casa. Yo me crié en una casa como ésta. Veo el jardín está cercado. Perfect … [Read more...]

if only it were this simple…

Hat Tip to Señor Joseph Susanka por es muy hilarantes video. … [Read more...]

la mujer come arroz y el perro no es nadar…

Alejandro likes to take me dancing.

... I decided to take advantage of the significant discount offered by Rosetta Stone and purchase myself an early Christmas present. So you will now be subjected to my critique of the Rosetta Stone product and various incoherent posts published in mutilated Spanglish. Amigos queridos, please forgive me while I butcher learn your language.Originally I wanted to learn Italian in preparation of the day when Paolo Giovanni and I run off and live happily ever after in our terra cotta colored … [Read more...]


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