Made for flight

Yesterday, midweek, my fiance and I opted for much needed R&R and headed south to the North Carolina pad of a friend to meet his free-flight trained macaws. As macaws will stay out in the trees overnight if darkness begins to fall during their flight session, we endeavored to arrive by 2:00, but traffic accidents … Continue reading Made for flight

Free-flying macaws

Today my fiance and I venture to North Carolina at last to meet great aviculturist, AFA leader, affable mentor and freed loving free flyer Lewis Waskey. My fiance is enrolled in an Applied Behavior Analysis course for training birds to free flight, with Chris Biro's famef Liberty Wings school. Now we just need to find … Continue reading Free-flying macaws

Happy Hallowe’en!

The dreadful matter with the trusts and my manipulative, destructive siblings drags on. But I took one big step forward for Survivors  -- a step toward closure. I had imagined closure would only be sure upon the sisters' deaths, but I discovered inner resources to insist on and arrange for final closure with the closing … Continue reading Happy Hallowe’en!

Treasure Hunt: Finding the perfect rabbit vet

In the United States, we now have "exotic vets" as the supposed rabbit experts, but if you settle for the exotics vet nearest you, you may not be fully satisfied with your rabbits care -- either with the quality or the cost. People often ask for tips on finding a reliable, affordable vet for the … Continue reading Treasure Hunt: Finding the perfect rabbit vet

Bless Tiffo! Long life to Coco and Sammy!

[Please hover mouse over photos to see captions and credits] Beloved Tiffo passed away today after delicate surgery to remove cancer from his jaw. Tiffo was one of the trio of rabbit friends (also Coco (IG)/(Tw)and Sammy(IG)/(Tw)) I first had on social media -- on Twitter, actually, although I no longer maintain an account there. I … Continue reading Bless Tiffo! Long life to Coco and Sammy!

Life happens like that

That we are individuals with eyes only in our own heads provisioned only with fingers and feelings that feed into our unique brains makes us all initially egocentric. With time and talent, reflection and education, we can and do develop abilities moreso to view  our circumstances "objectively". So I keep mulling over the rift with … Continue reading Life happens like that