Parrot Nation

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


Phoenix Landing

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 →

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 →

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 →

Taking “Chop” on the Road

I got back from the D.C. area after an incredible time last weekend with the Phoenix Landing Organization. A little background is called for here: I’ve known Ann Brooks since 2005 when we both attended the Natural Encounters Companion Parrot... Continue Reading →

Talkin’ Bout a Revolution

Revolution? What Revolution? No, I'm not talking about the Occupy Movement, although Parker and Pepper did once "Occupy" the front porch to make themselves two more with the movement: The revolution I'm talking about is what's going on in the... Continue Reading →

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 →

Phoenix Landing: A “Place to Land”

I realize that I refer to Phoenix Landing frequently in some of my posts. Perhaps you don't know much about them.  It was established to promote and protect the welfare of parrots, especially those with an extensive lifespan.Phoenix Landing (PL) is... Continue Reading →

Saving Money…or Not

Well, the parrot poop is hitting the fan in the economy and I'm feeling the pinch just like everyone else. I don't have to worry about the bigger things because I don't have any debt. Everything and I mean everything... Continue Reading →

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