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Sammy's first family was very nice. They had a baby and had to find Sammy a new home. Home #2 was not a happy place and soon Sammy was up for grabs once again. Lucky mommy she said she was in the right place at the right time!

BOTD Honor on 8/23/13 ~ Thank you to all that made this possible! God Bless You!
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Hi! My name is INDIANA SAM

I am a Senegal Parrot from Portage, IN.

Sam looks in his mirror and says, "HI PEETIE!"

21 years old   M

Senegal Parrot

Fruit especially grapes, vanilla wafer cookies, peanuts and red pepper Nutri Berries

Dusty's cage, Mommy's shoulder, the kitchen cabinet, the window sill, the condo in Florida, and only in private: my swing - a gift from Daddy!!! I guess he's not so bad!!

Pesky Daddy getting the stick to put me back in my cage. Well, how about Daddy in general - especially when he gets between me and my gal. I get huffy and puffy then!!!

When Mommy sings to me and lets me ride around on her shoulder. She lights up when she talks about me!!! She is fun and likes to play with me and cuddle on the couch at night before night-night time.

I love to sing songs to Mommy and sit in the kitchen cabinet next to the Elvis Cup. It is also fun to freak daddy out when he is trying to relax on the couch with sneak fly-by attacks. I like to tell daddy he is a "Good Boy" and to tell mommy, "I love you" when I am in trouble!!!.

"I'm a pistol, Grandma Stella said!" And, "What the World Needs Now is Love Sweet Love" ... that's my favorite song! I try to sing, "Somewhere Over the Rainbow" but mommy starts tearing up everytime I try to sing it. What's up with that?.

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  Hey Indi Sam!
Long time no squawk, how have ya been??

Laka gives him, Rio and Momma Debi a big birdie hug.

Mom is still coughing up a storm and now dad can't walk!

Mom is bringing him to the Urgent Care Clinic this morning.

I want to thank you for your votes for me in the quest to get my BOTM Badge.

It's just not fair as I had worked so hard through out the whole month campaigning. Only to find out that the BC was not fixing the site.

Perhaps with every birdies help me and the others like Kacey and Mikey will get our recognition like we should have.

A big Mahalo to everyone for their love and support. The things we birdies hafta do to get things done.

Here's a vote for you as well my sweet friend.

Love,

Laka

Come visit me, Angel Sallykins with her pretty red hat on, Angel Pookie says on guard you scoundrel !!! & Laka with her pink Lehua flower hat on.

05/03/2016 10:01.43 AM Report This Comment  
  Morning Indy Sam-for your old pal Jen Lynn
...hey,aint Ruthie told us that your sweet momma is volunteering an a zoo/rescue, she has such a big heart, she would be good at that, just be careful she don't start dragging other animals home! It as been a long time since we last chatted, and we miss you! We will be on the West side of the snow and blow heading into our Illinois area, but a few of our friends that live more to the East by Chicago will not be so lucky today! Happy hump day to all, and dad gets a check-up visit from his nurse Michelle, it should be no big deal! We can't seem to come up with any news, so I hope our notes do not bore you to tears, have a great hump day dear friends, we are going to try! Give our love to all in your happy home, see ya tomorrow...

Love from Jenny, Christy, Ms LaLo, Ziggy & daddy

PS~We can't stay on the BC for long, dad has a minor emergency with one of his legs...

Come visit me, Mr Ziggy-Chyna dear I am trying to be a good YCM, Jenny Lynn & Cannonade~Stand back we're coming, Limon Dallas~Love my home & still see my old mom, The Raiders~Happy New Year from the team in 2014!!, Love from Christy~Ready for the BC Derby!, Ms LaLo Lee~Ready for the Derby & Easter... & Mr Flash~Summer at the McAviay.

02/24/2016 05:57.10 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Indy Sam
OH NO!!!! I missed wishing you a very HAPPY HATCHDAY ... hope it was a lot of fun with treats and toys.
Hugs
Chyna

Come visit me, Derby Farms, Chyna ~ KY Derby week! & Bailey ♥ RIP.

02/15/2016 09:45.29 PM Report This Comment  
  Hello Sam~~
Congratulations! I was so happy to see you in that spotlight box! I hope you had an awesome day!
Your royal portrait is now hanging in the gallery on the calendar page for all to admire!
Royal Hugs ~ Sugar ♥

Come visit me, 10K Hall of Fame, BOTD ARCHIVES, Sugar~VOTE GREY BIRD BOTM 275918 & The Calendar Page.

02/15/2016 09:33.11 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Indy Sam
CONGRATS on winning BOTD! I hope you are having a wonderful day. Almost got to meet you ... next time.
Hugs
Chyna

Come visit me, Derby Farms, Chyna ~ KY Derby week! & Bailey ♥ RIP.

02/15/2016 09:32.32 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi King Sam
Congratulations on botd. I hope your having a great time at the castle and in the spotlight. Have a good night.

Come visit me, Hulk vote Laka BOTM.

02/15/2016 08:33.46 PM Report This Comment  
  LAKA FOR MARCH BOTM #259145
CONGRATULATIONS INDY SAM FOR BEING OUR BOTD. WHAT A GREAT HATCHDAY GIFT BEING THE BOTD. HOPE YOU ARE CELEBRATING IN GRAND STYLE.

HAPPY HATCHDAY MY FRIEND

SWEETPEPPER

Come visit me, MAY 9,2009 THE WEDDING OF SWEETPEPPER & KIDDO, KACEY & MIKEY'S WEDDING PAGE MARCH 3, 2012, Digger Sept 29, 1998 - June 11, 2005, MAXIMILLIAN AUG 25,1992-MARCH 14,2010 R.I.P., THE PROUD BIRD PIE SHOP, KACEY LUVS HER MIKEY, TIEL TERRORS BASEBALL TEAM PRACTICE FIELD & SWEETPEPPER LUVS KIDDO.

02/15/2016 07:54.05 PM Report This Comment  
  Hey Sam!
Congrats buddy on winning BOTD! Have a great day at the castle today!
Love,
Raffikki

Come visit me, Raffi is ready to ride!.

02/15/2016 07:24.51 PM Report This Comment  
  Happy Belated Hatchday Greetings &
...a huge congratulations for making BOTD! That is just awesome & it's always a wonderful thing to see a fellow "Sam" on the Castle Throne! Do have a fantastic day's celebration & coronation! There's the Conga Line! Let's join in! Sam & Sam join the on going Conga line around the Throne Room & reaches as far as the Ballroom filled with more birds doing the conga in a line that seems to spiral into the center of the room. And the night dances on......

Come visit me, Silver Sluggers Page Where Greyt Things Happen & Sam & Miranda Say See You at the Milonga 4/16!.

02/15/2016 06:44.08 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Indiana Sam
Congratulations on winning botd and enjoy it to the fullest
For the day at the castle sure goes fast for some reason!
Your friend, Gus (Rip Chi chi)

Come visit me, Gus & Chi chi RIP my sweet girl..

02/15/2016 05:32.53 PM Report This Comment  
  King Sam!!
Congrats on your BOTD status! And happy hatchday, a day late. How perfect t'have a hatchday celebration on Valentine's Day when love is in the air an extra measure.

I hope life's been treatin' you kind and that the trend continues on into the new year and there after.

Best wishes always!

R ('>

Come visit me, RaneBeau ('>.

02/15/2016 03:24.45 PM Report This Comment  
  Congrats King Indy SAM!
How did you get to be a Valentine's postage stamp? I like that.
Been a while. Hope all is well in your flock.
Polly

Come visit me, Polly; Spring has SPRUNG & Zippy; Grey Bird #275918 for BOTM!!..

02/15/2016 01:42.09 PM Report This Comment  
  Congrats, King Indy Sam!
So nice to see you in the spotlight today! Another day of special treats and toys and scritches! Enjoy!
Hugs, Picabo & Squeaky

Come visit me, Bud, Modelo, Patito, Malt & Pilsner, Squeaky- Vote for Laka for BOTM 259145, Kiwi & Button & Ivy, Scion (RIP)- Love Forever, Limon & Lima, Angel Alfie (RIP), Domingo-Loving Golf! & Picabo.

02/15/2016 01:34.16 PM Report This Comment  
  Hey Indiana Sam...
Congrats on BOTD...
Enjoy your day and party,party.party...

LUV & WING HUGS

Panther and flock

Come visit me, Jedi says Happy Spring, Snowflake says...Happy Spring, Tweety says Happy Spring & PANTHER SAYS HELP ME GET TO 10K. ALMOST THERE !.

02/15/2016 01:27.07 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi King Indy Sam
Congratulations on BOTD, Buddy! Great to see your beak on the homepage today--have a wonderful day at the castle!

Hugs,

Angel & Pepper

Come visit me, ANGEL LOVES CORI & PEPPER LOVES ZIPPY--BOTD 9/2/15.

02/15/2016 10:00.29 AM Report This Comment  
  Congratulations
and way to go, Sam! Stretching out your celebration into a 2 day one is the right thing to do to get even more attention, toys, and treats! We all hope you have a fantastic day of fame and enjoy your time in the castle with King Jedi today. Hugs, Falco and the boys

Come visit me, Gizmo and Divo, mom loves you both, Willie, Vote Laka for BOTM, Peppino, vote Laka for BOTM & Falco, vote Laka, 259145, BOTM.

02/15/2016 09:54.31 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Sam
Congratulations on your BOTD. Bye bye

Come visit me, The Moocher Ducks, Norman, St Francis Chapel, Say a prayer today, Phoenix Base Fliers:Home of the 2013 World Champs & Jude.

02/15/2016 09:49.49 AM Report This Comment  
  Heya, Sam!!!
Oh, man, we realized way after we shut down last night that we did not go to the Calendar page to see who was celebrating a birdthday...sooo--

Stopping by with this very delicious and very large (Belated) Hatchday cake made just for you by the lovely Lizzie herself! Plenty big for everyone of your flockily and friends to share in celebration on your special day! And it comes with big wishes for everything you could ever want and even more! Head scritches, treats, toys, and most important...lotsa love!

Happy (Belated) Hatchday!
Wing hugs coming your way!
Your buddies,
Kaji and Lizzie

Come visit me, Kaji ~ Vote GREY BIRD #275918 BOTM! DO IT!.

02/15/2016 09:36.34 AM Report This Comment  
  HI INDY SAM!!!
Wow!!What and honor to be celebrating 2 things on 1 day...Happy Hatchday and Congrats on you being the BOTD....Have fun at the castle with King Jedi and all of your friends celebrating...Enjoy your day...Pecked a V4U..Many birdie wing hugs to you...Stormy & The Dingmans Ferry Flock :o)

Come visit me, CYDNEY "LOVES HER RAFFI" "THANK YOU" BOTD 4/23/16, SAM, Angel Cinnamon (R.I.P.), STORMY & PRINCESS LOVES HER TWEETY.

02/15/2016 08:47.58 AM Report This Comment  
  Congrats on BOTD!
Here's a vote for you.
Officer Sequoia

Come visit me, Mr. Flathead the Rooster, Tomato Candy the Rooster vote Grey Bird BOTM!, Echo RIP, Rainbow Rosie the Hen Vote Laka BOTM!, The Buffys, Officer Sequoia the Button Quail, The Baby Parakeet, Zebra the Hen, Popcorn the Button Quail, Apple Cider RIP, Brownie Tec the Chicken Vote Laka BOTM!, Sky Guy Echos Manakin the Bird, Cutie "Creepy" Creature the Button Quail, Lastaloo the Hen, Sawdust the Rooster, Zipper the Button Quail, Bock Bock Bockie the Hen, Whitey the hen vote Laka BOTM!, Squeakers the Rooster & Buttons the Button Quail Vote Laka BOTM!.

02/15/2016 08:27.31 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Sam
congratulations on being honored as or BOTD. hope you are having a blast celebrating your special honor at the birdy castle today.

love Cori & Boo Boo

Come visit me, Paddy Cake & Piddy Girl vote LAKA BOTM 259145, CORI vote LAKA BOTM 259145 & BOO BOO vote LAKA BOTM 259145.

02/15/2016 08:25.23 AM Report This Comment  
  Congratulations
on BOTD!Indy Sam!We are flying by to wish you a greyt day in the Castle with King Jedi for a day filled with fun,food,friends and family!
Love,Dixie and Peepers

Come visit me, Gabbie, Kallie, Peepers & Dixie.

02/15/2016 07:19.01 AM Report This Comment  
  Congrats for BOTD Indy Sam & aunt Debi-Jen Lynn
...there can not be a more deserving and dear sweet friend than you Sam dear! Love is in the eye of the beholder, as they say, and my family holds you very high on our love list! Very few, except maybe Sugar and Eileen and Cookie and aunt Mary even get close! We used to like uncle Art, but he turned out to be a butt hole, he does not seem to have anything nice to say about anybody, and that hurts! We love pretty ladies also, of which aunt Debi is one, but we do not let that dominate our lives, we choose to remain realistic! We woke up to about 5 inches of the white stuff, but the temps are going to be moderate all week long, yippee! It looks to be another stay at home day for dad, he is afraid of falling in the snow and maybe not be able to get back up! I think he is getting a touch of cabin fever, but it will pass soon enough! Happy Presidents Day, we use to have good ones in the past that were worth celebrating! We had a peaceful Valentine Day, lots of phone calls from friends and family, we love phone calls, they make us feel connected with our friends from around the world! Give our Monday love to all in your happy home, see ya all tomorrow...

Love eternally yours from Jenny, Christy, Ms LaLo, Ziggy, and our daddy

Come visit me, Mr Ziggy-Chyna dear I am trying to be a good YCM, Jenny Lynn & Cannonade~Stand back we're coming, Limon Dallas~Love my home & still see my old mom, The Raiders~Happy New Year from the team in 2014!!, Love from Christy~Ready for the BC Derby!, Ms LaLo Lee~Ready for the Derby & Easter... & Mr Flash~Summer at the McAviay.

02/15/2016 07:18.03 AM Report This Comment  
  Hey Indi-Sam!!
No time no squawk ay? How have ya been? Hope your wing is healing quickly.

Congratulations on being BOTD!!! Whoooo hoooo, party!!!!

Stomping on your votie button.

Sending you good thoughts and prayers for healing.

Tell lil Rio we said hi! :). Hope you had a nice Valentine's Day. :)

Love & warm wing hugs,

Laka, Angel Sallykins and Angel Pookie

Come visit me, Angel Sallykins with her pretty red hat on, Angel Pookie says on guard you scoundrel !!! & Laka with her pink Lehua flower hat on.

02/15/2016 06:37.09 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi, King Indy Sam
Congratulations on BOTD. So awesome when hatchday festivities becomes a day as royalty. Here's a vote in celebration. Have a wonderful day at the Castle with King Jedi. Wing hugs, Pearl and Silver.

Come visit me, Pearl & Silver.

02/15/2016 05:09.04 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Indiana Sam
Happy Hatchday and congratulation on being our BOTD! A belated Happy Valenbird's Day to your and your sweet mamma! Love and winghugs, Miranda and CuBird The African Delagation of the Stark Flock (and our foster frother Boomer, your sennie frother)

Come visit me, Carter-Justice For Ozzi-TY 4 BOTD 8/28/15, Doo Diligence-Justice for Ozzi TY 4 BOTD!, Kookie-Bird -Justice For Ozzi-ty 4 BOTD 7/31/15, Charlie-Justice 4 Ozzy-TY for BOTD 10/29/15, Tricky D- RIP 12/12/12-Thank you BOTD 12/12/15, Teal'c-Thank you for BOTD 10-14-15 Justice for Ozz, Elvis Thank you for BOTD 2/22/15, Joshua Chico Justice for Ozzi, Blue-Justice for Ozzi-TY 4 BOTD 1/29/16, Moggie -Justice for Ozzi TY 4 BOTD 7/11/15, George (Gen George Hammond)RIP Gen 12/13/08, Cu-Bird -Justice for Ozzi, Nanday Security Services, LLC, Miranda -Justice for Ozzi-ty 4 botd 5/13/15, Captain Darling-RIP 5/19/2014 ty 4 BOTD 9/19/15 & Baldrick Thank you for BOTD 3/20/14.

02/15/2016 04:35.03 AM Report This Comment  
  Happy Bird-of-the-Day from Flitzer and Dad
Enjoy your Special Day

~Wings Up~

Come visit me, Mario Adler & Flitzer w Uncle Geno.

02/15/2016 03:32.24 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi KING Sam
What a nice surprise to see you as our DARLING BOTD. A BIG Congrats. Make sure you get EXTRA spoiled today, but then, that happens every day.

Come visit me, JeTTa.

02/15/2016 02:42.10 AM Report This Comment  
  Congratulations Indy !
What a great hatchday present - BOTD, making this a two day celebration :) Wooo hooooooo

Come visit me, Cookie is ready to win !, BC Library Now Open & Fly with the angels my Sally.

02/15/2016 01:29.13 AM Report This Comment  
  Sam!!!
Happy Hatchday! I hope it's just perfect!
Sugar ♥

Come visit me, 10K Hall of Fame, BOTD ARCHIVES, Sugar~VOTE GREY BIRD BOTM 275918 & The Calendar Page.

02/14/2016 10:26.16 PM Report This Comment  
  A Very Happy Hatch Day, Indy Sam!
Wishing you the best hatch day ever! Hope it is filled with treats and scritches! Enjoy!
High 4s from Picabo and beaky kisses from Squeaky!
Keep warm up there!

Come visit me, Bud, Modelo, Patito, Malt & Pilsner, Squeaky- Vote for Laka for BOTM 259145, Kiwi & Button & Ivy, Scion (RIP)- Love Forever, Limon & Lima, Angel Alfie (RIP), Domingo-Loving Golf! & Picabo.

02/14/2016 08:29.19 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Indiana Sam
Sending lots of hatch day wishes your way
On your special day. Hope you have the best one yet and many more!
Your friend, Gus (Rip Chi chi)

Come visit me, Gus & Chi chi RIP my sweet girl..

02/14/2016 04:31.46 PM Report This Comment  
  Happy Hatchday!!
Hi Indy Sam,

Here's a vote and a wish for a wonderful hatchday. Hoping you get lots of treats and new toys to destroy.

Kiddo

Come visit me, BOTM CALENDAR PAGE, BOTM Founding Feathers, Wedding photos & Kiddo says vote 4 Grey Bird #275918 for BOTM!!.

02/14/2016 12:43.00 PM Report This Comment  
  On Your Hatchday
Friends Care
Friends Share
We Need Friends
Like You Everywhere

Make New Friends
But Keep The Old
One Is Silver
The Other Gold

A Circle Is Round
and Has No End
Thats how Long
i Will Be Your Friend.

Roses Are Red
Violets Are Blue
I Am Glad
My Friend Is You

love Cori, Boo Boo, Paddy Cake & Piddy Girl

Come visit me, Paddy Cake & Piddy Girl vote LAKA BOTM 259145, CORI vote LAKA BOTM 259145 & BOO BOO vote LAKA BOTM 259145.

02/14/2016 10:37.11 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Sam
We're here to wish you a very happy hatchday and hope you get lots of attention, toys, and treats today. We bet you are a real love, to have a hatchday on Valentine's day! Have a wonderful day! Hugs, Falco and the boys

Come visit me, Gizmo and Divo, mom loves you both, Willie, Vote Laka for BOTM, Peppino, vote Laka for BOTM & Falco, vote Laka, 259145, BOTM.

02/14/2016 07:29.13 AM Report This Comment  
  Hey Sam!
Happy Valentines Day....and Happy Hatch Day! You are a Valentine birdie! Hope you have a great day!
Love,
Raffikki

Come visit me, Raffi is ready to ride!.

02/14/2016 06:39.27 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi, Indy Sam
Happy hatchday. Hope its your best ever. Here's a vote in celebration. May you have lots of treats, toys and attention. So fun to share your special day with Valentine's day! Wing hugs, Pearl and Silver.

Come visit me, Pearl & Silver.

02/14/2016 05:04.30 AM Report This Comment  
  a Valentine hatchday ?
Wow ! What a lucky guy ! Hope it's full of love and toys and treats !

I wish I were a grapefruit
and here's the reason why
when you came to eat me
I'd squirt you in the eye ! ! !

Happy Valentine Hatchday !

Come visit me, Cookie is ready to win !, BC Library Now Open & Fly with the angels my Sally.

02/14/2016 03:00.23 AM Report This Comment  
  Happy Hatch Day
Happy Hatch Day To You!
Happy Hatch Day To You!
Happy Hatch Day To Indy Sam!
Happy Hatch Day To You and Many Many Mooooore!
We are flying by to wish you a greyt day filled with lots of new toys,special treats a nice hatchday cake and of course lots of scritches and Mom time too!
Loving you always!Dixie and Peepers

Come visit me, Gabbie, Kallie, Peepers & Dixie.

02/13/2016 08:58.06 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Indiana Sam
flying by to wish you a most happy hatchday. hope you are having a ball celebrating on your special day.

love Cori and Boo Boo

Come visit me, Paddy Cake & Piddy Girl vote LAKA BOTM 259145, CORI vote LAKA BOTM 259145 & BOO BOO vote LAKA BOTM 259145.

02/13/2016 04:45.41 PM Report This Comment  
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