Saturday, December 7, 2013
She sat perched on the stool with her legs stretched out in front of her, leaning back slightly. As I approached she turned her head, smiled, and lazily nodded. The women to whom she was speaking smiled widely as they recognized me and warmly called, "Hola Lucía!" I returned the greeting as I passed by them and soon found another greeting from the man who works at the store just next door. This time, however, it was just a grin and my name, "Luciiiiiiiiaaaaaa!" as though he had been waiting for me to walk by and was so joyful when I finally did. I will miss that.
Sunday, December 1, 2013
"Para que buscas?"
"What are you looking for?"
<<holds up rear view mirror>>
You're a little fat but very agile!
Estas gordita pero muy ágil.
-David, the Augustinians' driver about me.
¡Esa chata sabe bailar!
That shorty can dance!
-Said about me.
Si, has bajado el peso. Estabas gordita antes.
Yeah, you've lost weight. You were a little fat before.-Said about me.
¡Mira! La miss sabe bailar.
Look! The miss knows how to dance.-My students about me.