This is a Post About a Wizard.

Well… sort of. This is a post about Ollie, whose full name is Ol√≥rin, which was one of Gandalf’s names once upon a time before Middle Earth. I don’t think he gets enough screen time, you see: (I’ll warn you, this has my voice in it. It’s weird, and I’m sorry.) So, this little guy […]

The Balsa Fiend Chronicles: New Bird Toys, Destroyed in Seconds

Breaking News: Miniature Pterodactyls wreak havoc in author K.M. Alleena’s old, drafty college apartment. Just kidding — I just received my order of a ton of handmade bird toys from Crystal’s Bird Toys in Canada. If I can help it, this will be the only company I will use for the majority of the bird […]

Sometimes Birds are Quiet. Keyword: Sometimes.

Today was another of the endless cage cleaning days. In fact, I cleaned pretty much the entire house. It was alright. Not my favorite thing to do, but alas. Totally necessary. I usually let the birds out, because while I clean their cages, this affords them over an hour straight of shenanigans where my hands […]

Budgie Politics: What’s Ours is Ours — What’s Yours is Ours, Too.

Recently, I got a new bird cage for the ‘tiels! It was most exciting — all the pieces and instructions and my utter inability to put it together for myself. It sat around for a couple weeks while I tried to make my schedule work with someone — anyone — who could lend a hand. […]