Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Good Bye Mira

Well today was hectic. 

We get a four day weekend this week so today was our last day at school. It was probably one of the most insane days of my life.

First of all, one of my best friends in all the places I've lived, Mira, is moving away to Hong Kong. This is a pretty big change for me, I'm usually the one that moves from my friends, not the other way around. I'm going to miss her like crazy, she's not in any of my classes so the only time we have to talk to each other is lunch. And that was nearly ruined today.

It started out with Arabic. Our teacher wanted to bring us to a falafel restaurant so that we could order all our food in the language I'm failing to learn, Arabic. We were all in the classroom, ready to go, when I heard that we weren't getting back until after lunch had ended, the only time I'd get to talk to Mira before I never saw her again. Being me, I asked the teacher if I could stay and not go on the field trip. Some kids hadn't turned in the permission slips and weren't going anyways. She refused and I had to hope that we'd get back early.

The restaurant was... interesting. It was basically all screened in and full of people that stared at us. The food was amazing though. We got pita bread, hummus, falafel, and... soda. Yes mom, I had soda during school hours. 

I am proud to announce that I said "Sabak al Kheir" to the waiter, or "Good Morning" without getting laughed at for my poor pronunciation. Why, I even learned the "proper" way to dip your pita into the hummus. 

All in all, it was a very new expierience.

And guess what! It gets better! We made it back to school before lunch started. So I had the whole lunch to talk to Mira.

At the end of the day, we were all in pretty bad spirits. Mira was a great friend to all of us and none of us will ever forget her. Mira, thank you for always being there for me. Have a great time in Hong Kong! We'll miss you!

On a happier note, I am now laughing my head off because a car alarm just went off and a startled scream came right after. Ahh, you've gotten love it when kids get scared of simple things. 


  1. thank you soo much, hannah. im going to miss you like CRAZY. I love you, ham! have a great rest of your life!

  2. Awww, You're going to make me cry! I'll miss you!