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“They Had it Coming…”

Okay so remember last week when I wrote about short people problems in the snow? Well I am not only short but I am also impatient. Impatient people do not get along with the snow either! So I am double screwed!

Anyways this past week there was a major snow storm. One of those storms where the snow is thick, wet, and heavy. But the next day I needed my morning coffee (and trust me not a single soul would want me to be without it). So I went outside (after letting the car warm up for a good 15 minutes) and I started plugging away at the snow on my car. Trouble is, I am short, weak and not patient. Oh and did I mention that I don’t have gloves or anything other than a jacket to keep me warm while doing this (this is my own fault, I swear gloves are like socks as soon as someone buys them for me they are lost).

Why is this NEVER me?

Anyways after multiple shifts of pushing the snow off with a scraper, sitting in my car to warm up, and repeat. I got very impatient. I really thought most of the snow was cleared and the rest could be taken care of by my handy windshield wipers. I really believe it is their own fault. They lulled me into a false sense of security with all the dependable snow storms. There has been so many times I havent even bothered clearing the car at all because my loyal windshield wipers were there to clear the car for me. They were so strong, dependable and convienent. But my friends, the set me up to FAIL!

When I flipped that little wiper switch, NOTHING HAPPENED! All I heard was some clicking noises but not movement. I begrudgingly got out of the car and finished clearing the car hoping that the clicking was just their warning cry. You know, “I’m trapped, come save me!”. However, when I finished clearing the windshield and tried the switch again…nothing, just clicking.

I told my auto mechanic of a boyfriend and he diagnosed it as a broken wiper transmission. Price tag? $150! And thats with a discount and my boyfriends free labor! My boyfriend gave me a speech about being more careful but all I heard was Chicago’s “They had it coming, they had it coming, they only had themselves to blame. You should’ve been there. You should’ve seen it. I betcha you would have done the same!”

Should’ve tried this line!

So bloggers, tell em I’m wrong! Have you ever landed in a similar snow debacle?

 

 

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The Spell Block Tango

As many of you know I have been struggling to find motivation to get back into writing my book. However, when I do get in the mood I like to listen to Cell Block Tango from Chicago to get myself in the right head space. Since my story is about murder it really gets my mind in the right place. If you haven’t seen the video make sure to check it out here.

Anyways when I saw that there was a Disney rendition of this song I was more than excited. As you all know I am a huge Disney fan and this song is really such a great inspiration for my book I had to see this new video. This video was created by Toddrick Hall and uses Disney Characters to create the “Spell Block Tango”. The video is really well done and I think I may even like it more than the original.

However, with everything amazing, it can always be better. The one thing I struggled with in this video is that Scars is not a female. At the beginning of the video Captain Hook says it is the six murderess’ but Scarz is not a girl. So in this post I would like to suggest three Disney villans that could’ve been use in his place.

As a disclaimer I would like to say that I understand that Scarz was picked for artistic reasons. For one to keep true to the original story line and for two to allow the male writer to be in the video. Honestly it was extremely well done but I thought this post would be a fun way to imagine some Disney villans as murderess’.

Without further ado:

3) Yzma from the “Emperors New Groove: “Well you see Emperor Kuzco was like a son to me. I not only raised him while his parents were just too busy but I was also the family chemist for longer than he can even remember. So when he decided it was time to fire me what was I to do? Without me he would have had nothing so I made sure he knew that, he can’t have anything if he’s dead.”

2) Helga Sinclair from “The Lost Empire: “After throwing me off the balloon with the pathetic words “nothing personal” he basically asked for this. What is a girl to do when the man she loves lets her dies with no remorse? But I didn’t just throw him off a cliff. No that would have been cowardly. I was an army woman and I respected my commander enough to let him die with honor. I shot him right in the heart- the one muscle he seemed to lack.”

1) Lady Tremaine “Cinderella”- “Ah yes I know what you are thinking, ‘how could you kill Prince Charming, what could he have possibly done to you’. Let me explain. Not only did he pick the most wretched of my daughters (if you can even call her that) but he also took away my maid. If I had let him have his way I would have had to clean the floors, the dishes, do the dusting and god knows what else by myself! I couldn’t have that. So I took him away before he could take her. Trust me, you would have done the same!”

Watch the Spell Block Tango here! Let me know what you think!

Alright bloggers what did you think? Any other female villans you can think of that would have made an awesome character for this video?