Update as of June 13th! These two babies have a new home with my friend Sarah! They are happy and doing great!
For record keeping, I’m keeping the original post up.
Here’s the story:
For those who don’t know, in June of 2018 my female cinnamon green cheek conure (GCC) and my male yellow-sided GCC decided to lay some eggs. We got 2 babies from the clutch, and I co-raised them with their parents (so they aren’t exclusively hand-raised babies, their parents were very doting). Continue reading “Two of My Birdie Babies Are Looking for a Home!”
Snapshots of my year in order. Most of these pictures were taken by Judd Weiss. See them all at Taste it Twice. Continue reading Twenty Fourteen in Pictures
“My coming year will be filled with grasping hold of these enormous opportunities in work and love and life and art, and seeing what I can do with it all. I also need to remember to sleep enough, and prioritize … Continue reading The State of the Avens
“It’s these moments in which I’m profoundly grateful for the array of experiences I have allowed myself to have. I’ve loved and lost and left and longed for. I recognize the resentment I held against the Boy for the commitment I made which meant I never explored something that probably would’ve been nothing, but yet it changed everything. It’s made me extremely wary of monogamous relationships, of long-distance ones (ironic given my current involvement in one spanning 300 miles), and of setting expectations high or loving what someone can be, rather than what they are.” Read more at Taste it … Continue reading Love (Found & Lost) Along the Road
“Conures have notorious personalities, and Ender was no exception. He had to be with me all of the time, constantly exploring whatever it was I was doing or cuddling on me or actively engaging in his surroundings. He was pretty quiet, especially compared to my Quakers, but he loved to make odd little noises and laugh at me. The only word I ever heard him say was “baby”.” More at Taste it Twice. Continue reading Ender
“I have two small parrots in the passenger seat of my car for this trip across the country. When I tell people that, they tend to look at me like I’m crazy. Where will I keep them when I stop on the trip? Aren’t they loud? Won’t they fly away? Who the hell brings two parrots on a cross-country drive? A bird-mama does.” Read more at Taste it Twice. Continue reading The Birds