He logrado el búho de oro.
While saying that I speak Spanish would be stretching things a bit, it is no longer quite accurate to say that I do not speak Spanish.
The big challenge is understanding native speakers. Fortunately, there is no shortage of opportunities to hear & speak Spanish in Los Angeles.
What is the site where you can basically trade language tutoring - I help you with your English, you help me with my Spanish? And if anyone reading this would like to do so via Skype, let me know!