Tag Archives: Hawkheaded Parrot

My recipe for chop’n’freeze

At the request of some folks on Facebook, I’m posting my recipe for chop’n’freeze.  It varies based on seasonal availability and, to some extent, my whim.  However, there is a method to the madness and a certain amount of infrastructure. … Continue reading

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An evening of new experiences for Archie!

I know I literally just wrote a blog entry, but this just happened this evening, so I kinda feel like I have to write about it now, too. Since Archie’s arrival, I have been so focused on teaching him to … Continue reading

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Progress.

In the week or so since I last wrote, Archie’s vocalizations have slowly started to improve.  Chuck reports that he is quiet when I’m gone, and when I am home he makes mostly cute noises except when: a) I’m making … Continue reading

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Jackpot!

Archie’s awesomeness continues to expand, and I’m not ashamed to publicly admit that I am approximately 100,000% head over in heels in love with this bird.  Since I last wrote about him, Chuck has been faithfully purveying pistachios to all … Continue reading

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Trouble in Paradise

I knew it!  No bird can be as perfect as Archie initially seemed!  He *does* have a flaw!  The rest of us can now breathe easier knowing that we do not, in fact, have to strive to some seemingly impossible … Continue reading

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Nevermind. Forget what I said earlier.

Today I have re-learned a lesson that I’ve learned before and should have already known.  Namely: take a pet’s history with a grain of salt. I had been told by Archie’s previous owner that he was afraid to come out … Continue reading

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This is Archie coughing and hocking up loogies.

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