Live Cockatiel Christmas Tree Decor

Ever since the dawn of time, birds and trees have gone together like peas and carrots.  Therefore, birds play an important role in Christmas tree ornaments.  But a lot of bird ornaments are cheap messes of feathers and plastic.  If you spend a few more bucks, you could go with the real thing, which isContinue reading “Live Cockatiel Christmas Tree Decor”

Photo Essay:: My Best Friend

Photography Amy Sondova, Shayna Skalicky, and Shannon Sistrunk. “Animals are such agreeable friends – they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms.” ~ George Elliot “All of the animals except for man know that the principle business of life is to enjoy it.” ~ Samuel Butler “If a dog jumps in your lap, it isContinue reading “Photo Essay:: My Best Friend”

My Cockatiel Made the Front Page of the Local Paper

OK, so it’s the front page of the D section, but it’s a front page, nonetheless. Our local paper had this thing on their website about submitting pet photos, so I thought, why not? I submitted one of Kylie and one of the dogs. Kylie was chosen to be one of the featured pets inContinue reading “My Cockatiel Made the Front Page of the Local Paper”

Life Lessons Began in My Family’s Ark

I was a weird kid. I was talking to Sarah this morning about things I did when I was a little girl. This conversation was sprung off an earlier conversation about funny things kids do during church musicals. I recounted a story to Sarah about a little girl who lifted up her dress during aContinue reading “Life Lessons Began in My Family’s Ark”