We are in Italy!
Yesterday we got to the airport “Ralph early”. This is an actual time reference for Piermans. It means roughly “are you kidding me right now, it’s still dark outside!!”. But since our plane was late out of OKC I had a lot of extra time to study some Italian.
The first time we went to Italy, we knew not a single word of Italian and felt like this:
To avoid this awkwardness we’ve been trying to teach ourselves Italian. I downloaded an Italian language app on my phone and I’ve been practicing a couple of hours a day for the past month or so. I can’t wait to use some of the useful phrases I have learned (these are real, by the way):
And I’ve already used the one about losing consciousness. Jet lag is hard y’all!
À la prossima!