Parrot Nation

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


Flight Attendants

Welcome Aboard!

I travel on airplanes frequently. I have to. I work on them. After having flown over two and a half decades, I've picked up a few tricks and tips on how to make life in the boarding lounge and on... 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 →

When Writing at Work is Fun

My career in the air doesn't always involve a lot of writing. But there are occasions when you need to write up a report about some incident or another and the powers-that be need the details. That is when I... Continue Reading →

Giving Birth to an Apology

I'm sorry about the lag time between posts but I've been a little busy: Last Friday, a woman decided to go into labor and have her baby on the flight I was working. Naturally this set me back a bit.... Continue Reading →

When Bad Things Get Worse…

"Parrot Nation" is a blog primarily about my life with my Parrots and all that's involved, but sometimes you simply need to take a break from the main subject at hand and wander down another trail. This is an actual... Continue Reading →

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