a reply to: Night Star
Hello lovely friend. I am a jack of many trades.
I believe both "Merry Meet" and "Blessed Be" are just recent popular adaptations from old forms of
Today I had another, more physical encounter with endangered creatures.
Whilst driving home on a county high way, a Holstein and a horse appeared before me, smack in the middle of the road. Hazards turned on by reflex I
pulled over as far as I could and got out as fast as I could, the van behind me ignored my hazards, the car halted in front of me and
animals in the middle of the road. He had to skid to a break.
Stupid, stupid people.
I approached the animals, as the only person out of three vehicles halted, a vehicle came up from behind me and I just jumped out in the middle of the
road flagging it, jumping up and down, waving my arms. It didn't hit me as you may conclude. I saved the driver, the three cars parked and the two
A squad car pulled up and I proceeded, completely ignoring the other idiots who just went on their way.
I asked the officer if he would mind if I helped him.
He replied with gratitude and said he had just been there an hour earlier to catch them.
Long story short the poor beasts were emaciated. The cow is almost full term and bleeding from a too tight halter.
They had no food when he was there the first time and he fed them hay. They had water though.
We brought them back to a makeshift pen that couldn't be secured. The people had abandoned the house and had had numerous citations concerning the
I walked away wondering why nothing could be done.
The officer a kind hearted sweet young man gave me a case number, incase I was lucky enough to find a shelter for them.
Sorry this was my "happy encounter" of the day.
edit on 2-3-2017 by WalkInSilence because: More Words