Life With Blondie

     Hannah is my teenager daughter, and she was as blonde as could be when she was little. To be honest, highlights help maintain her golden locks these days, but bleaching her hair is not an effort to be fake in any way… in fact, with Hannah, keeping it blonde is the only way to keep it real!!

     For example, she took Spanish 1 in 8th grade, and somehow skated by with an A or a high B… probably because she was allowed to sing as her final exam, and singing is where she will win over the coldest of hearts. By the end of the second year of Spanish, one might think she could at least say hola to a few amigos, but no, not Hannah….

   Her Spanish teacher often teased her, and once, when I played the part of his substitute teacher, we even pulled a prank on her that made her think I had left her days and days of detention… There are several stories about Hannah and her Spanish class, and I’m sure we’ll get around to at least one other story (hint: it’s all about the duck-billed platypus)… but on this particular day, Mr. Garcia was having a little fun with Hannah.

   “Hannah, what’s the Spanish word for cheese?” Mr. Garcia asked her… expecting a quick reply…. For those of you who wonder if she should know this after 2 years of Spanish, let me just say that for every birthday party, family gathering or sporting event watched on TV at our home, what have we served? Queso.  When we go to Casa Ole with the family, what does Hannah ask for? Queso. So when Mr. Garcia asked “what’s the Spanish word for cheese”, what did Hannah say????   Jorge… (Hor-hay)

   Her classmates didn’t take long to figure out that life with Blondie has its moments!

 

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5 Responses to “Life With Blondie”

  1. Socialkenny December 27, 2011 at 2:23 am #

    Lmao Jorge for Queso!!?What is Hannah studying lol?

    But on the serious side:what is the cause of Hannah not being able to keep up in Spanish?

    • lifewithblondie December 27, 2011 at 10:17 am #

      Who knows… two years of it and it just never sank in… except for a couple of cuss words she shouldn’t say! LOL

      • Socialkenny December 27, 2011 at 11:11 am #

        Lmao yea the cuss words are always the easiest to learn and grasp.I really dont know why.I hated Spanish in my school years,but the curses were locked into my brains.

  2. tlbflowllc April 10, 2012 at 2:25 pm #

    Ha ha. Great story and great blog!

  3. WordsFallFromMyEyes March 9, 2013 at 11:17 pm #

    Hey Blondie :)

    I don’t think your link works any more. Maybe the competition is over – hope YOU won!

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