Robert the Parrot

I haven't always been the most trusting of birds.  My (ex) in-laws once owned Lovebirds that would fly directly at my head and poke at my eyes if allowed to perch, and once in Seattle a Cockatoo tangled itself in my hair (don't ask).   However, Robert the Parrot has restored my confidence in winged creatures. …

Odd One Out

Even in the animal kingdom, there are those mouthy, socially awkward creatures who just don't quite know how to fit in.

Just for you, David

I took a trip out to Shaw Island on Saturday with some friends.   Few people seem to know that Shaw exists, which is good because without the touristy vibe and the traffic experienced other places in the San Juan Islands, it makes for a peaceful afternoon. These well fed birds hitchhiked over to Shaw with …