Thursday, October 9, 2008
Starshine the Multi-Cultured
Tonight I took Starshine with me to pick up Chinese food from our local restaurant. Because we're adopting a baby from China, we've been learning simple Chinese phrases. Starshine has mastered one.
When we walked up to the counter, the proprietor looked at us and Starshine said, "Ni-how!", which means "hello" in Chinese.
The proprietor smiled and asked "You know how to speak Chinese?"
To which Starshine replied, "Si."
Hey, it's not every seven year old who can conduct a conversation in both Chinese and Spanish, right?