Nicole Grey (foenix) wrote,
Nicole Grey

  • Music:

Snake and Bake

A few days ago, my hands were required outside to help with cutting down some branches, and moving them off to a pile in the brush.  No big deal, I get asked to do this a few times a year.  No whoop.

As I'm carrying this huge clutch of branches over my head, I just so happen to look down and see my foot just about to land upon a pretty big snake.  Not like python big, but bigger than your average yard snake.

Now, I'm not so much afraid of snakes, but when you're unbalanced, on one foot, and about to step on one...well, things get a little bit different.  I wobble on my one foot, hop a bit, look for a place to drop my foot down that won't anger a reptile, and skip along to get the branches out of my hands.

The only thing going through my head as I was standing there like Daniel about to do his swan impression was, "Oh god, if I fall over and land on top of or next to this thing and it crawls over me, or finds a sleeve or...AHHHH move move move!"  Sure, it wouldn't have done anything to me, but when you're not prepared for it, that can be something your brain doesn't want to confront.

Not so much a fun Saturday morning there.

Vengeance for mocking the snake movies?

  • Don't Panic

    Trisk has the latest review up, for a Canadian slasher flick called City in Panic. It's sleazy, it's uncomfortable, but it's a fascinating movie.…

  • Ravage Beast

    Trisk finishes off the Phantasm franchise, with the final film in the series, Ravager. Does it ever make sense? Read and find out! J

  • Monkeying Around

    Trisk has a new review up, and this week it is an absolutely unknown flick I stumbled across called Monkey Boy! It's weird, it's low budget, and…

  • Post a new comment


    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.