Sam, born January 17, 2007. And passed September 21, 2013, three days after his best buddy Max. While for a small bunny, 6.5 years isn't a long life, for Flemish it's long enough for arthritis pain to cripple. Sam lived every day larger. Sam taught me so much about rabbits, Flemish in particular. But most … Continue reading Part I: The Life & Loves of Sam (Un-Underlined)
It's November 6. Election Day in the US. I walked in the rain the block and a half to the polling station at the local elementary school to partake in the Civic Sacrament. The school kids, you see, have a holiday today. I did not arrive bright and early at 6 a.m. I sauntered in … Continue reading MidTerms: Quite the Test
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
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
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
[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!
Yes, Trump conducts federal business on his private property, or so they say. The emoluments clause and his likely violations long since ceased to grab readers and fell off the headlines. I work in an average Washington, DC office building. In other words, the offices listing their addresses here rarely open. Some appear to be … Continue reading “Our Washington, DC Offices”