Zen and the Art of Building Trust

Zen and the Art of Building Trust

My trips to Maymont have a purpose other than to make Super Daughter insanely jealous because I got to help train an otter: I’m getting expert guidance on how to work with Zen. Training her based on negative reinforcement—do what I want and I’ll go...
Happy Labor Day

Happy Labor Day

As befits the holiday, Minion Man and I have dutifully labored for the benefit of our corvid overlords. Broken perch replaced? Check. Three boxes of rejected nest sticks removed from the enclosure? Check. Gravel poured over bald patches on the ground to prevent...