Phoenix Landing Wellness Retreat 2014

May

7

2014

The Phoenix Landing Wellness Retreat happened this past weekend, spanning the 3rd and 4th of May, with a kickoff happening Friday the 2nd. It was a fantastic follow up to the first Wellness Retreat that happened almost two years ago. The attendance more than doubled, the speakers were awesome, and the...

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Give Your Birds A New Way to Shred Phonebooks

Feb

19

2014

Phonebooks, the tried and true free joy in every bird owners life. I have friends that collect the leftovers of unwanted phone books (or catalogs from Tractor Supply) and give them to me for my birds to gleefully shred. Living in a smaller town we have smaller yellow pages as compared to bigger cities,...

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Rescue/Adoption/Sanctuary – A Terminology Breakdown

Feb

5

2014

There have been a variety of posts lately about the meaning behind the terms rescue, sanctuary, adoption, and purchase. Indeed, the term adoption has been used so much lately, and increasingly so by businesses, that it is easy to dilute the true meaning behind these terms. So I thought I should make...

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Bird People and the Internet

Sep

7

2013

The avian community is full of passionate, creative, and enthusiastic individuals. While a large majority of us congregate online in various Facebook groups, forums, and groups, bird groups still exist in local real time communities. Sometimes logging into Facebook and reading over the latest bird news...

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Why I love Lafeber

Aug

10

2013

Ever since I’ve had birds, I’ve known about the Lafeber bird products – mainly nutr-iberries and avicakes. For the longest time I thought these products were just moderately priced treats that my birds may not benefit from, or probably didn’t even need. I never understood why...

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On the road again…

Jul

4

2013

So, I know I’ve been rather absent in my blogging lately and for that I apologize! Between caring for my flock, and starting The Roaming Parrot Project, I’ve been stretched thin lately and not had time for much. I’ve been on the road for The Roaming Parrot for over a month now, and...

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The birth of The Roaming Parrot

Feb

7

2013

Anyone who knows me, knows I am passionate about parrots. I am passionate about their health and welfare, and doing the best we can for keeping parrots as pets. I’ve been working with bird rescues for a long time – since I was about 15 years old. There is so much disconnect in the avian world,...

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The Lonely Parrot

Jan

30

2013

I love books. I am constantly keeping an eye out for new reading material. One thing I collect is bird books – for the books I love, I keep two copies on hand so I always have an extra to loan a friend. Recently I’ve been introduced to some wonderful children’s books, like Bubba &...

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Belated New Year Musings

Jan

23

2013

So I realize that as I write this, the first month of the new year has almost passed. With everything that happened in 2012, I feel like I am running three months behind in every aspect of 2013 so far! With the new year comes our will to do something new, something exciting, self fulfilling, or something...

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