Thursday, March 26, 2009

I've Been Recruited For A Secret Task Force.....


Today I found myself a tad befuddled when an e-mail cropped up in my inbox with the mysterious subject title of: Gonzalez Hunter Job Offer.
Okay, what exactly does that entail? I've never actually hunted Gonzalez before. Is this a pursuit of Gonzalez in the singular form or should I wait until there's a whole herd of Gonzalez's gathered together?
Ooooh, I know: I'll just wait for the next Gonzalez Family Reunion to make my move. How hard can it be? Armed with a Sharpie marker and a package of sticky name tags I can magically transform myself into any member of the Gonzalez family and then infiltrate their ranks from within.
I'm pretty sure I was targeted for this monumental albeit dangerous assignment because of a secret buried in my ancestry. Yeah, unbeknownst to me, I was likely descended from a long line of Gonzalez Hunters. It's just an evolved component of my sophisticated DNA......you know, like Buffy The Vampire Slayer and Van Helsing.
Although I'll have to be extra cautious to avoid falling prey to any wily Gonzalez's trying to sink their teeth into my Infidel flesh. They say that once bitten you'll appear normal without any adverse effects, that is, until the taco truck rolls by blaring "La Cucaracha"; that's the trigger that transforms you into a full-blown Gonzalez wherein you find yourself helplessly floundering about zombie-like to the oompa sounds of an accordion while your recently sprouted Pancho Villa mustache sways to and fro with the gentle breeze.
I'm going to buy some kind of Gonzalez Hunter protector gear. Dang it, I have to take precautionary measures. I just can't afford to chance it and end up having to superimpose the letter "G" over all my monogrammed stuff.
I just had a thought.....what if I'm only supposed to hunt Speedy Gonzalez and not just any old random Gonzalez? Nobody's been able to catch that slippery little Mexicano rodent in decades. I bet my Gonzalez Hunter performance bonus depends on it.
Crap, crap, crap.

10 comments:

Science Teacher Mommy said...

Am I really first?

I think that the Gonzales species is a relative of the elusive snipe family. Or maybe the chupacabra.

ELASTICWAISTBANDLADY said...

I sincerely hope that nobody thinks this is racist as I also have a Spanish surname and have been to known to transform into a ravenous and monstrous creature at the mere sight of a taco truck.....no, I haven't ever been bitten by a Gonzalez, but you know I'm still young and got a lot of years left for that to happen.

I've been working, studying, going to school with only 4 hours sleep in 2 days. If anyone gets offended, I'll blame this post on mental delusions and sleep deprivation and maybe taco withdrawal symptoms.

Jean Knee said...

I am so very offended

I'm just not sure why

aubrey said...

hey. uh. i am totally confused. i am emailing you.

aubrey said...

now all i'm hearing is the tune to la cucaracha. and i don't even know the words. so it's "la cucaracha, la cucaracha, blah blah blah blah blah blah blah."

Elizabeth-W said...

what I think it is...
ya no puedo caminar
Was I close?
Sorry you're so busy, Elastic!

Palm Springs Savant said...

"befuddled" I love that word! I must find a way to use that at work next week.

Nancy Face said...

A Pancho Villa mustache, eh?

Hee hee! :D

Nancy Face said...

Elizabeth-W is on a roll! I think I'll continue with what I THINK I learned in 8th grade:

Por que no tiene
Por que le falta
Dinero para gastar!

If I'm wrong, just remember that 8th grade was about 70 years ago.

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