Let the 2019 Games Begin!

Let the 2019 Games Begin!

2018 is in the books and our corvid crew is pretty chill with the end of another year. Zen survived his diet of pumpkin and Metamucil to get rid of the metal in his gut. We never figured out where it came from but, as long as it’s gone, I’ll score it as a...
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...
Mistletoe Musings

Mistletoe Musings

Add mistletoe to the list of appropriated Christmas traditions. It turns out the plant, which is actually a parasite that grows on certain trees, made its debut as a holiday crowd pleaser in ancient Greece, where it was considered a symbol of fertility—hence the...