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


Houston Parrot Festival

My “Rock Star Moment” Meltdown

(Well, I thought it was a great shot...) The Houston Parrot Festival: What an amazing Festival! A great speaker line up, combined with an incredible array of products from some cutting edge vendors offering the best products made this year’s... Continue Reading →

Putting the “Fun” in Dysfunctional!

I am many things, but “Parrot Expert” I’m not. I’m a Flight Attendant, a Writer, a human companion to two parrots and foster family to another. I write, I fly, I clean up parrot crap and rake up toy pieces... Continue Reading →

“A Toy Story”: The Story Behind “Ring Around the Rainbow”

One day as I idly sat and watched Parker industriously chewing on the shoelace aglet of my sneaker, I thought, "You know, somebody ought to make a toy with a pant load of shoelaces on it!"  And as I thought... Continue Reading →

I Don’t Have Time For New Year’s Resolutions!

You might understand I have a lot going on. I fly about 25 hours of overtime a month. Obviously, I have parrots, (Which feels like another full time job. And if you're doing it right, it is.) and my dog... Continue Reading →

Coming Up For Air

Mattie and me at the Petco Festival I'm back. Back to the blog once again! My apologies for having left it untouched for so long, but I had a lot of catching up to do. As you might recall, I... Continue Reading →

Parrot Festival…It’s Not Just Lectures You Know…

Free Flight trainer Chris Biro Shaking his tail feathers for donations...I'm helping. No, the Houston Parrot Festival isn't all serious lectures and training sessions.  Actually, we have a blast. I recommend attending the Festival if you have the time. There... Continue Reading →

The Parrot Festival: A Scarf-a-Palooza

I just got back from the Houston Parrot Festival put on by the NPRPF, which is the "National Parrot Rescue and Preservation Foundation"; a mouthful in and of itself. I got back on Monday and I'm still beat. It's a... Continue Reading →

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