Parrot Life

Birds were never in my plan. Animals, yes, birds specifically, notsomuch. My “life plan” (chuckle chuckle chuckle) was to flounder in community college for a little while before sticking with the sign language interpreter program. Once I mastered that, I would go to Moorpark College in Simi Valley, CA and work as an interpreter while […]

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Working It..or just working

I have recently begun the adventure of online selling. It’s super small at the moment, I want to see what kind of interest my shop generates before I work my fingers to the bone. Since I’m already volunteering at the bird sanctuary, I have figured out how to use some of the gorgeous feathers that […]

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Fun With Feathers

Today was a magnificent day in Bird Land!! Finally!! You know how after you have a baby you put in soooo much work and effort, and they are just unable to appreciate it? You wait and wait and wait for that first non-gas smile. That first non-poopin laugh. Once you get that, you are golden! […]

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Trippy Birds

I have learned so much in the short time i’ve been volunteering at the parrot sanctuary. Mostly that I have a healthy appreciation for those beaks. I have learned i’m slow to take on directions when there are 100 screaming squaking beaks around me. I have learned the value of bribery. I thought it was […]

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Bird Brain

I began volunteering last week. I found an incredible place near my house that cares for rescued pet and breeder parrots. Last week was slow and awkward as im not yet sure what/where/how to do everything, all the while dodging beaks and wings. This week was not much different except I wore a black shirt. […]

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