If there is one thing Nonna loves (besides Jesus, cooking, nagging and my sister Brittany) its the Olympics.
Today, I get home from work and Nonna greets me at the door announcing today’s “Olympic Developments”
Nonna: The U-Nited Estates won another one.
Me: A gold medal?
Nonna: Yes it is.
Me: In what?
Nonna: I thinkin ski? (way to go Lindsey Vonn!)
Me: Ok that’s awesome!
Nonna: Did you see last night? The men doing…doing…(Nonna gets up and spins around)?
Me: Figure skating?
Nonna: Yes, my nerves is like this. (that means she is nervous) because the American and the Chinese or whatever are very close and they doing again tomorrow and I don know who is gonna win. I stayin up until Midnight-a to watch and then they tellin me to watch again on Wednesday.
Me: Yes, they have to skate twice.
Nonna: Why don they tell this in the beginning. All night I praying for the American and I say, we gonna win we gonna win. You know the Americans we don’t win since the Brian Brian.
Me: Brian Boitano?
Nonna: Thats what I saying…Brian Brian. Anyway, I hopin we win. Now tonight is-a very important. The kid Polo is skating.
Nonna: The kid from Dancing with the Stars!
Me: Apollo Ono?
Nonna: Yes! How you sayin? Pallo Pallo?
Me: What is with you and the double names tonight? Its Apollo Ono.
Nonna: Paulo Uno?
Me: A-Poll-O Oh-No.
Nonna: Paulo Uuuuuh-no.
Me: Good job. Ok I need to do work.
Nonna: Ok. Remember Apollo One he skate at eight o’clock.
Good luck Apollo One. (And the Rest of Team USA!!)