Am I a bad driver ? Its something that's drivers have been known to ask themselves. We drivers are constantly on our guard to drive well and safely at all times. Are we travelling at the right speed, signaling when needed. Mirror, signal, manoeuvre ! Is it safe to overtake? Tiredness kills ! So many signs warning us. The news is constantly reporting about road deaths, road rage and speeding accidents. So many of these resulting in deaths, not only the perpetrators, but innocent people. Cars are getting faster and more powerful, yet the roads are more congested, with more cars struggling to get to their destination. Result .... stress, anger and lateness. Is this the way to continue or is there an alternative solution ? Sadly public transport is not much help, doesn't go where you want to, at the time you need it and is so expensive. Cycling is too dangerous and not everyone can cycle too.
Am I a bad driver ? No I'm not !
The pounding of my heart, deep within my chest
Wow I`m still alive, and know that I`ve been blessed
Had a difficult time, been through the wars
Tough decisions to make, had to settle some scores
Seen some horrific things, more than I would want
Nightmares run through my head, they will always haunt
Looked death in the face, but I stand before you now
Many wounds need healing, not sure how
All I want is some down time and to chill
For where there`s a way, there`s always a will
Reached the end of the line, no more to roam
This old soldier`s signing off, time to go home!!
I was asked to write a poem about this little rescued dog call Roger. This is his story and some pictures of him. Hope you like the poem. Baby Roger is a 9 month old German Shepherd puppy who was rescued by the awesome folks at Oswego Animal Shelter, Oswego, NY. He was found running down a rural country highway on Easter Sunday night scared, severely emaciated with a choke collar embedded around his neck. He has severe damage to his nose, mouth & jaw from something tied around it for an extended period of time. He was brought to the shelter with a high fever & numerous other injuries. Baby Roger is extremely small for a puppy his age due to the lack of food & nutrition. He is going to need facial reconstruction surgery, in addition to long term care. He has progressing lameness in his hip & rear legs which is being monitored. Roger has suffered severe emotional trauma which requires extensive specialized training & rehabilitation. Baby Roger will also receive stem cell therapy from Mobile StemCare
Majors 7 To see him lay there, helpless on a hospital bed. all I want to do is take him in my srms protect him, take away his pain. blood taken monitors beeping the rythym of his heart each beat I feel telling me he's alive. let him rest a while sleep is a great healer for soon the doctor comes hopefully the news is good then I can take him home (C) Lissie Lissie Bull 2017
Its not easy bringing up four kids single handed. Losing a partner to cancer is hard enough, but dealing with two autustic children really spices life up !
However, we managed through thick and thin. I did everything to keep my family going. Roof over head, food on the table and clothes on their backs. Not to mention all the love in the world.
They were wounded children missing one of their parents. I was mother and father to all of them. Three boys were a challenge .... pubity, shaving, sport .... to name a few ! A daughter who was a daddy's girl and missing his protection!
Got them through senior school, college and university too. Even one, starting his own business. Juggled money, time, love and advice.
I was cook, housekeeper, taxi, banker, councillor, advisor, shoulder to cry on and much much more.
The only problem I really had, was that I had no one to guide me or a shoulder to cry on.
Never knew who to turn to.
After my partner's death, it felt like the bridge that connected his family and mine had collapsed and the families had sadly began to lose contact. The valley between the two families just grew bigger and bigger.
To this day it saddens me that the link has gone and the wider family suport is not there any more. Families will always be important. I know they were to me as it was growing up.
My hopes for the future are that my children keep in touch with their partners extended families. That they have the support that I lacked after the death of my partner.
Families are important, as are good friends.
Hold on to what is good and makes you happy. Use all the good support you are offered. Enjoy life.
This is something in am trying to do. If I am happy and healthy, them my children are happy. You only live once so live it well.
Autumn. September rumblings autumn`s now on its way the warmth has left the sun cold blue skies here to stay weather`s unpredictable but that's how I like it maybe we`ll have snow soon it strengthens the spirit! bright colours on the trees they`re changing their attire orange, reds and yellows summer can now retire it`s like another world low lying misty mornings everything is shrouded sending winter warnings crunchiness under foot and a bite in the air wrap up now and stay warm it`s time to take good care September`s a great month marks a change in the year as earth start to sleep for winter will be here ....
The ground is covered with debris after the leaves have fallen down for late autumn has descended each mighty tree have lost their crown Foliage found thickly on the around as the seasons, they can not stay slowly losing their bright colours constantly changing every day Decaying, disintegrating taking on a new appearance rotting, composting back to soil before winter does the clearance Small patches of lace can be seen among all the leaves on the ground so beautiful and delicate a little treasure that's been found. (c) Lissie Bull 2014 Image taken by Zazoom found on DeviantArt
This beautiful Orchid flowers for around five weeks or more. Now my Orchid has ten blossoms. Around the flower a glow of love and healing energy. Whenever I feel sad this beautiful flowers sends healing energy. I believe it is on the vibration of Archangel Michael sending love & protection.