Parrot Nation

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


January 2012

New Video: “Chop from the Parrot Nation”

I created a video assembled from photos sent by friends and Parrot Nation Readers from all over the place. It was a small project and I did the editing in about two days, but it was a lot of fun... Continue Reading →

I Hate Math

While I try to keep up with the forums and blogs about what the heartbeat of the avian world is up to, (meaning the average parrot owner just like me) I have a tough time keeping up with them all... Continue Reading →

Spam, Spam, Spam

See image source here: Island Crisis One of the things you must deal with when you have a blog is Spam. In my case it's pretty clear cut. Word Press, the platform on which I produce my blog has this... Continue Reading →

Shake Hands With Your Uncle Max

While there are millions of people who care for birds worldwide, the bird world is actually a fairly small community in the United States. And with the magnification and amplification abilities of the internet, the proliferation of social media, and... Continue Reading →

A Confederacy of Parrot Aficionados

For the most part, The Houston Parrot Festival 2012 was a smaller, quieter and more subdued event than in past years. I think it's primarily for two reasons: 1.) The economy blows. Yeah, yeah, yeah, it's getting better, but it... Continue Reading →

“Photo-toon” For a Cold Sunday Afternoon

Yet another Photo-toon to lighten your day:

Taking “Chop” on the Road

I got back from the D.C. area after an incredible time last weekend with the Phoenix Landing Organization. A little background is called for here: I’ve known Ann Brooks since 2005 when we both attended the Natural Encounters Companion Parrot... Continue Reading →

Talkin’ Bout a Revolution

Revolution? What Revolution? No, I'm not talking about the Occupy Movement, although Parker and Pepper did once "Occupy" the front porch to make themselves two more with the movement: The revolution I'm talking about is what's going on in the... Continue Reading →

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