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



A Pause for a Cause

This is Terri Holt with her sister. Teri lost her sister to breast cancer. "After losing her sister to breast cancer in 1999, a routine mammogram screening revealed a small tumor in the milk duct of the breast. Without thinking... Continue Reading →

The AFA and Why It Makes Me Crazy

You meet the most amazing people at the AFA. And you get gossip and fashion tips! (With Tim Gunn) Learning is hard. It's draining. You get tired. You get cranky. (Well, I do..) But that's how it is. You'd think... Continue Reading →

Down the Rabbit Hole at the AFA Conference

I returned from the AFA Conference in Raleigh-Durham last week and I haven't posted about it yet because I had to hit the ground running. And my brain hurts. My thoughts on the conference will take several installments because there... Continue Reading →

The AFA Conference 2013

We do have fun! I'm headed out tomorrow on a ten a.m. flight for the AFA Conference and Expo in Raleigh Durham. Here's a link to their Event page at Facebook: AFA. They are changing things up a bit this... Continue Reading →

Community Chop at Phoenix Landing

  Image found here: McConnell, IL History Making Chop with a crowd of people is not unlike a frontier Barn Raising. You have a specific goal in mind and everyone takes part making it a group effort. With everyone helping... Continue Reading →

Ever the Bridesmaid: Thoughts on Asiana Flight #214

In view of the crash of Asiana Flight #214 in San Francisco, I have been asked to post about it here. Parrot people fly on planes too and my 26 years of experience in the industry has prompted many questions... Continue Reading →

Today is the First Day of the Rest of Your Blog

It's been a long road... Today marks the beginning of 6 years of fairly consistent blogging at "Parrot Nation." I completed five years of blogging here yesterday, registering at WordPress. They sent me a notice and a short thank you... Continue Reading →

Heading for the Hills

Click on the image to visit their website! I'm heading for the Black HillsĀ Parrot Welfare & Education Center this weekend! I'm pretty excited about it because I've never been to South Dakota. I've been to tons of places due to... Continue Reading →

In Stitches

Sorry for my lengthy absence, but I had some medical issues. Nothing really serious, but it took me off the writing track for a while. I'm back now with an announcement that may not leave you in stitches, but it... Continue Reading →

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