Parrot Nation

Parrots are cool. They are also one hell of a lot of work.


June 2011

Mattie’s Lower Tract

What a weekend. It’s been pretty tense around here. Mattie the dog started going downhill over the weekend and completely lost her appetite. She wasn't moving around, she was listless and didn't even want to go out. As soon as my... Continue Reading →

Happy Anniversary to “Parrot Nation”

  Three years ago today at 12:20 p.m. I hit the internet wilderness. I signed up at WordPress to write this blog.The first post was “Hello World” and it was an automatically generated post. When I hit that enter key,... Continue Reading →

Content is King – Time is Short

Reinvention is always necessary in any product line, any field of thought, vision or interest. With that in mind, I’ve been trying to open up my mind to new ideas, new ways of doing things and new products. Doing what... Continue Reading →

Heroes and Villains

Sometimes it’s hard to tell in this business. I think some of the heroes are the people who train and educate about training. Susan Friedman is a hero. Barbara Heidenreich is a hero. Robin Shewokis is a hero for spreading... Continue Reading →

We Want a Movie!

What Kangaroo? I’ve gotten to know a few people in the field of aviculture over the years. Dr. Scott Echols is one of them. He’s an avian veterinarian and his bio reads like he’s been practicing since he was about... Continue Reading →

“The Frank Sinatra Approach” : Doing it Your Way

I’m not one for dictating; telling people what to do and how to do it, I simply allow people a peek into how I do things. Do I think the way I feed is a better way than an all-seed... Continue Reading →

Your Birds Are Your Office

I found Cindy Here I remember someone referring to Cindy Crawford in either an interview or a written piece. The writer conjectured that the reason Cindy was such a successful model and lasted so long in the business was because... Continue Reading →

Catching Flak Over a 14-inch Bird

The amount of crap I went through when that Cookie video went viral was enough to make anyone heave. It was just a rough time. I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: I now understand why Britney Spears... Continue Reading →

An Unpaid Endorsement

Well, this just made my week! My friend, Su Gould who works with Irena Schulz at Bird Lovers Only Rescue in Dyer, Indiana created this for my blog. Su is incredibly talented and is expanding her repertoire at a rapid clip!... Continue Reading →

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