Parrot Nation

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



A Feather Pillow For Phoenix Landing

A while back I made a feather pillow for Phoenix Landing. (PL) It sat here because Founder Ann Brooks and I didn't exactly know how to promote an auction for this item. We finally figured it out and here's what... Continue Reading →

Short Cuts (A series of short subjects on my mind.)

It’s not that I’m easily distracted. I’m not. Rather, I have I tendency to hyper-focus. If I’m writing and someone says something to me, I’ll hear their voice but not what they’ve just said. I have to stop, pull my... Continue Reading →

I’m Auditioning to be a “Pole Dancer”

No, not that kind of pole dancing; this kind: Image from: here The butt-freezing, icy fingers, "Oh my God, it's so damned cold, I'm freezing my tail off!" kind of pole. The North Pole. The Big Kahuna of adventures. The... Continue Reading →

Flying Into the Side of Life

I wrote this piece last year as an entry into a writing contest that posed the question, "When did you first realize that you had become a grown-up?" Obviously it didn't win because if it had, you'd have known about... Continue Reading →

Guest Blogger: Nancy Mason!

Nancy Mason is a Cyber-friend and has parrots. She also has dogs.  She likes Florida. We have  a lot in common. She entered my contest, "Keeping Up Appearances" and won a prize for her photo and great suggestion. She read... Continue Reading →

And The Winners Are…..

Two weeks ago, I announced "The Parrot Nation Plug Ugly Parrot Paraphernalia Contest." I received eleven submissions. If you want to see all of them, you can read that post here: "Ugly Parrot!" The winners will receive an array of... Continue Reading →

“Plug-Ugly Parrot Paraphernalia” Contest!

I think everyone has one or two of these types of things laying around the house. I have been given an unbelievable assortment of "Parrot Stuff" over the years, but I think this by far is one of the of... Continue Reading →

“Keeping Up Appearances” Contest Winners Announced!

I dislike trophies. I believe in gift cards, useful items and things you can actually use. Trophies are great the first day until you have to figure out what in God's name to do with them.  I've noticed that Pilots... Continue Reading →

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