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Writing From the Trenches: Guest Blogger Bonnie Grafton

Life runs fast and mean in this town.                                                             -Hunter S.... Continue Reading →

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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 →

Avian Politics

Oh dear. Here we go. I don't know if it's a full moon or the fact the yesterday was the summer solstice, but it sure as hell felt like the longest day of the year to me. I may not... Continue Reading →

We Are Third

Lita I love volunteering at Best Friends Animal Society.  It is an amazing place with incredible people. I worked hard while I was there. I washed windows, cleaned baseboards, scrubbed floors and bathrooms. I left it cleaner and better than... Continue Reading →

The No Fly Zone

I  read an article sent to me by Sher Buckner from the Humane Society Website by writer Charles Bergman. Who is Charles Bergman? I had no idea so I Googled him. According to Charles Bergman, Charles Bergman is: ....a writer,... Continue Reading →

Knowing My Limits

Charlie on my knee... You've read a little bit about Charlie at Best Friends Animal Society. I'd read about Charlie before at the BF website and was completely smitten by this charming African Grey even before I met her. A... Continue Reading →

Chasing My Tail and Getting Somewhere

Ack! While things are tending to head south in the altitude area of my life, things have picked up speed in the bird world. I kind of suspected they might this year, but this flying jazz is getting in the... Continue Reading →

The Parrot Garden’s Family of Lilac Crowned Amazons

The Parrot Garden has an unusual and interesting flock in residence. They have a family of Lilac Crowned Amazons: A mother, a father and two of their children. They have been together since those babies hatched. The Parrot Garden is... Continue Reading →

Negotiating the Emotional Trenches

Spock. You were loved... The after-effects of an emotional time tends to wear you out. Best Friends sometimes has that effect on the people who volunteer. While confronting the work that they do, you tend to examine yourself. Here are... Continue Reading →

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