That Exhilarating (and Terrifying) Feeling of Learning a New Skill

by Pamela Wilson
“¿Qué quiere para su desayuno?” she asked, inches from my face. I thought as quickly as I could, and managed to haltingly request a piece of toast. “Pan tostado, por favor.” It was the only breakfast food I could remember from Spanish class. It ended up being all I ate for breakfast for the next week. It was the first of many frustrations I faced that year.Read the full article