This is what it looks like now. MAGIC!
Of course, now I have to name it. My mom suggested Deirdre, which is the name of the protagonist in my first novel (Witch Ever Way You Can). But I'm not sure that suits the car. So, I'm going to have a contest! Go ahead and suggest a name for the car, and if I pick one, that person will win the signed book of their choice. Well? What do you think?
And just in case this isn't enough for one day, I came home to discover that my pal Bobbie had dropped off a belated birthday gift...just in case I needed another form of transportation :-)
I love it! Congrats!! And that license plate is still perfect ;-) How about Bluebelle? Lady B? Booberry?ReplyDelete
As my mom pointed out, the license plate makes even more sense now, since the car is actually blue :-)Delete
So, it's a happy color and a happy shape, so my first thought is "Bubbles." That then turned me in the direction of a character of that name in a series by Elizabeth Moon. After Serious Events, the girl wanted a different name and chose to go by "Brun," which was short for "Brunhilde," which was her given name. Brun rhymes with broom (and that's a totally awesome broom, btw). So I say either Bubbles or Brun.ReplyDelete
Brunhilde! That's a good one!Delete
My husband's aunt's name was Brunhilde -- everyone called her "Bruni"Delete
How about Bel as in Beltaine? I love the new car by the way! I can't wait to come home and get to ride in it :) The car could be an Artemis too, I mean it is a Fit and she was pretty darn athletic lol.Delete
Yes, come home and ride it it!!!Delete
Dragonfly, because the color reminds me of the shimmer of a dragonfly's wings.ReplyDelete
sooooo pretty. And I was going to suggest Bluebelle as well - but someone else was faster with that one. :)ReplyDelete
How about Aurora. That's what it looks like when the sun is shinning on it. :)ReplyDelete
You could call her "Bruja" -- Spanish for "witch" -- or, "Boo-ha!" as a joke. :P Congratulations -- she's lovely!ReplyDelete
The Blue Bruja...hmmm...that's definitely on the shortlist.Delete
This is such a pretty color!ReplyDelete
How about Luna (Moon)?
Luna Blue (it will sound like Beyonce named your car)?
Or the full Latin name, Luna Caerulea?
I hope she enjoys a very long life!
Luna Cerulea! Very cool. Added to the shortlist.Delete
Danyelle--I'm going with Luna Caerulea! Let me know which book you want and where you want it sent!Delete
She looks like a Flitwick. Call her Flit for short.ReplyDelete
What is Flitwick from? It is funny :-)Delete
Hi There! Love your books, and just stumbled upon your site... The car looks like an Esmerelda to me!ReplyDelete
Thanks, and welcome!Delete
I'm leaning towards Brunhilde, what do you think?ReplyDelete
Obviously, I think that's a winner! ;)Delete
The only problem is that I looked up the legend of Brunhilde (which I haven't read in a while), and things Do Not End Well. I'm not sure that makes for an auspicious name....Delete
How about..... Azura? Or Calliope? Or Chi?ReplyDelete
Azura...that's kind of cool :-)Delete
Welcome to Club Fit! I have a 2008 Fit and I love it. :)ReplyDelete
Yay! So have you had any problems with yours I should be on the lookout for?Delete
Hondas are pretty solid- I've owned nothing but Honda cars since 1990. Mine was off the road for a few years (long story), so it actually has less than 20K miles on it. There's been a recall for a electrical issue (which I have yet to get to the dealer for). A friend who bought a Fit earlier this year had a minor issue with the tire pressure indicator not turning off (right after she took possession of her new car). She went back and they reset it. I know several folks with Fits, I haven't heard about anything dicey. (But really, that's the sort of thing that can come and go, for *any* mfr/model, as they tweak things each year.)Delete
The only noteworthy thing that annoyed me was having the tire pressure light on mine not go out after the front tires were replaced when the pressure WAS correct - (turned out it's working as designed; if the tire is physically removed, you have to drive a few miles before it goes off, but I thought it was odd.)
I was told by the salesman that if I got snow tires on different rims I would have to pay for special sensor-type rims AND have the computers recalibrated every time I changed the tires. Sigh.Delete