Saturday, December 7, 2013

Swing!

I cannot even express how much I love it when one of my parrots is hanging out on their swing.  Usually, it's one of the caiques.  In this case, it was Calypso.  Even though his door was open and he could have been hanging out on the outside of his cage, he chose to perch on a swing.  He has several in his cage, and I love it every single time.
When I see this, I fawn all over him, pick him up, and we make kiss sounds at each other.  So I'm probably reinforcing it, but I also like to think that it brings him happiness thinking about being free on swinging branches.

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Life continues to be extremely busy.  I just broke things off with the last guy I was seeing.  He was just too weird, and I had enough of that in my marriage!  However, I think that he has (inadvertently) convinced me to write a book.  It may be a book that only my friends read, but already, "That's gotta go in your book!" is being exclaimed frequently.  So many funny stories!  Right now, I'm thinking it will be fiction, but pretty much based on my past few years.  A lady who thinks she's in a fabulous marriage to her best friend, but actually he's a personality-disordered loser who cheats on her with a clone of his mom.  Then her subsequent reaction and journey into a great new life where she realizes that she was culpable in pulling the wool over her own eyes.  We'll see what happens.

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On my run this morning, my running partner and I saw a downy woodpecker.  Or maybe a hairy woodpecker.  I can never tell them apart unless I'm looking at pictures!  But it was a lot of fun and I love that my running partner loves to look at birds as much as I do!

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My dad and I have season tickets to our local NCAA basketball team.  This evening, I went to a game with him, my best friend, and my best friend's husband.  They love my parents, so we had a great time.  And, while the team was not very good last year, they are doing really well this year!  The last two games have been so well-played.  Tonight, we had great seats.  We could hear the players trash-talking and really see the physicality of the game.  I love it!  Unfortunately, the next home game isn't until next year -- nearly a month!

5 comments:

D. Richard said...

Broke it off ,, So ther e is Hope for me then
Right now Arkansas is as far as I want to go north . 19 degrees now . But hope none the less.I want your first book , Deposit in hand . Tudles .

D. Richard said...

Best Christmas wishes from
Angel
The Bad Twin
Floe
Giggles
Hollywood
Icarus
Monday
Ruby
Stinker
Wednesday
May all your Christmas be full of nuts and seeds

Beloved Parrot said...

It all sounds wonderful!

Do you ever get updates about Rocky, Stella, and Basil? Or what's-his-name-ex?

Your book idea sounds great!!!

Komal Sharma said...

Parrot is a different type of pet bird he has ability to speak like human. Parrot is also used in the astrology.

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Woman in Love said...

Just checkin in & it's been a while since you've posted so I'm hoping you're busy busy because you're doing so well!