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Hi Every birdie! Squeaky's mom is working with two web designers to build a new and improved but similar bird club for us to play on since our beloved BC will be deleting our Bird eClub sometime this year! We need your support! So start nagging your parronts so we can stay together!
Basically, the more parronts that sign up, the cheaper the initial set up fee will be and also the annual fee to join the site. For more information and to sign up to participate please visit my page 28415 and leave an email address. Or you can email my mom, Sunny, directly at our email nubinskis@aol. com. She will send you all the up to date information that has been sent so far and she can answer all your questions. She also told me to tell you that all ideas and suggestions are most welcome. She also is hoping to find some parronts that have some expertise in working with advertisers and who would volunteer to get advertisers for the site. If that happens, costs would be next to nothing or maybe even nothing for all of us to play together.
So send your parronts to my page 28415 or email us to get information, leave suggestions and to sign up!
Hugs and Love to all! Squeaky, Picabo & Scion
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Hi! My name is CORI reigning champ on feed the birdie

I am a Severe Macaw from pittsburgh, PA.

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24 years old   F

Severe Macaw

shredding toilet paper rolls, chicken, anything mon is eating & stealing waxworms from boo boo

the bed in the bedroom and the cat carrier which is filled with little balls and cat toys which she lays on and tries to feed, anywhere there is food and mom

not being the center of attention at all times and not be allowed to eat as much as i want

that mom spends 3 to 4 hours with me every night 7 days a week scratching my head and playing with me

likes to twist and pinch flesh until you scream then she yells ouch and laughs hysterically. i only sing hap bird day over and over ad over.

i will do what ever it takes to keep her happy and healthy.

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  Hi Cori
We have been extremly lucky of late and haven't had any BC issues ... now that probably just jinxed us ... sigh. Maybe they will at least tell us, via a page, when they do decide to turn it off?? Hope you have a great day. V4U. Hugs.
Love Dory

Come visit me, Captain (Cappy), Rudy, Dory & Dixie.

10/02/2014 04:43.49 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Cori
By the power vested in me, the Almighty Jetta, I was, by some major miracle, fortunate enough to be able to smack that 10K Button for KAJI.

Come visit me, Jetta.

10/02/2014 12:49.35 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Cori
By the time you read this, Kaji will be at 10K... RT

Come visit me, Screech & Roof Top.

10/02/2014 12:32.10 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi cori
BC will be around until the swallows come back to Florida. Squak

Come visit me, Tweet & Squak.

10/02/2014 12:07.40 AM Report This Comment  
  KAJI FOR 10K CLUB VOTE PG# 43005
HEY CORI, YEP THE WEATHERMEN CAN SAY JUST ABOUT ANYTHING AS TO WHAT THE WEATHER WILL BE. ITS A 50/50 CHANCE OF IT BEING GOOD OR BAD. BEST THING TO DO IS STEP OUTSIDE EACH MORNING TO SEE WHAT IT WILL BE LIKE AND BE PREPARED.

HOPE YOU ARE ENJOYING THE FALL WEATHER.

SWEETPEPPER

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

10/01/2014 11:36.26 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Cori
I bet your mom looks cute. She just has to get used to it being short. Maybe let it grow to her shoulders, would she like that better?
Not much happening today, just having puter problems. Mom ran some errands and then came home and messed up my condo! I think it was looking greyt. And yes, it's still dark and cold but no rain today.
Hugs
Chyna

Come visit me, Chyna & Bailey ♥ RIP.

10/01/2014 10:30.34 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Cori
My dad just hates it when these news stations give themselves a pat on the back and they are always wrong about their forecasts! We on the other hand are drowning in all this rain and heavy down pours since yesterday and we're supposed to get more tomorrow!The roads are all flooded,the lawns are all puddled and Mom looked like a drowned rat by the time she came home from her errands and zumba today!
Oh sweet Cori I sure hope that you are feeling better you are in my thoughts and prayers tonight!
BC is a pain in the tail feathers tonight,it takes forever for the pages to load,like Gus's Mom says you can jog around the block several times before the pages load!
Wishing you a greyt day and I'm sending you all my love along with warm birdie hugs and soft beakie kisses,Loving you always and forever,Kallie

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

10/01/2014 07:53.56 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Cori
Sorry, mom hasn't been home much. Angel wants to kiss Cori, but doesn't want to give her his infection, so he settles for holding her tight. He asks her to put more rum in the hot toddy and join him in a few...then they snuggle together and take a nap.

Love,

Your Angelbird

Come visit me, ANGEL & PEPPER - Thanks everybirdy for BOTD!.

10/01/2014 07:34.28 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Cori and Boo boo
Wow I bet your mom sure looks different with her hair cut too!! Is it real short? Cant wait to see her but bet it looks nice too.
When mom came home from the grocery store today she had lots of bags and while she was putting stuff away I flew over to see what all she got. Mom showed me she got a spagetti squash and when she got the groceries all away she cooked it. When it cooled off she gave me some of it and I really like spagetti squash. I cant eat regular pasta cause its enriched and makes me toe tap but the spagetti squash is ok for me. Mom usually mixes it in with my bean/ rice mix. Mom cut it up in servings and froze it so I will have it a good while so that is good. “Todays are like pistachios. They go fast. So pay attention to today. It is important and delicious“. Hugs~~ Gus (RIP Chi chi)

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

10/01/2014 06:44.51 PM Report This Comment  
  Hello Cori~
I hope you are having a great day! We got the car back this morning! YAY! New transmission and an oil change and he is in great shape. Mom is going to have to remember she doesn't have to go really, really slow until he grabs 1st gear now! Felt a bit strange but we are so happy to have it done!
We got the linen closet all cleaned out and made room to store the huge package of paper towels and toilet paper. Mom also got a few cases of bottled water she is keeping in there too. There was an e-coli contamination out on Mercer Island and it closed down all the restaurants for days and everyone had to boil their water. We use a Brita filter but mom doesn't think that it will filter e-coli. She has decided to give me, Mandy and Merlin bottle water to drink just to be safe. They have no idea where the contamination came from and mom doesn't want to take the chance it might happen here. Maybe she is just being too paranoid but she would rather be safe than sorry!
Kaji is only 11 away from his 10K so he will be there very soon. The 10k page is ready for a party so please stop on by tomorrow and congratulate him and grab some food!
Love, hugs and a vote ~ Sugar ♥

Come visit me, 10K Hall of Fame, BOTD ARCHIVES, Sugar and Pippo ready to celebrate Autumn & The Calendar Page~October Birthstone is the Opal.

10/01/2014 06:22.12 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Cori
Today mom is having problems with BC, so we might not get all our notes done, but we're gonna try. We kept getting that cycling thing, then either the squawkatiels or the error404 page. After a meeting at the museum this morning, mom came home to spend some time with us, but has been having trouble with BC.
My vet called this morning to check on me, can you believe that? She really impressed mom by doing that, we've never had anyone do that before. After that, the cleaning lady came, and mom was not expecting her, so the house was a little more cluttered than she's used to, but it's okay, she got the job done while mom attended that meeting. Tonight she's meeting Aunt Ginny for dinner, and going to her house to make a copy of her medicare card so she can change insurance coverage. She decided to go with the state retired teachers' insurance instead of Highmark, since it offers the same thing for much less cash.
Tomorrow, we don't know what's on the schedule yet, but I suspect mom will be digging up lilies, if the weather holds. It's time to thin the herd, so to speak. I hope you are having a good day today and getting some sunshine and love. Hugs, Falco

Come visit me, Gizmo, I miss you, sweet boy, Willie, Kaji, TiPaul, and Sky for 10k!, Peppino, Divo & Falco.

10/01/2014 12:52.06 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Cori
I hope your mom doesn't regret the hair cut. My dad would probably faint if Mom cut her hair short, but I wouldn't have much problem since she wears it up in a pony tail most of the time anyway. Too hot otherwise.

Well, let's all congratulate our new BOTM Queen Angel Girl, and welcome Jesse and his campaign for this month. I know it will be a greyt one, because Mama Deb never disappoints.

And I am having a nice hump day. I always forget that Mom goes to the gym in the late afternoon on Wednesday, so I think I have her for all day till she takes off at 3:45 and doesn't come till after zumba. Hopefully she will only last for half of the zumba hour again, although I am afraid she is getting stronger every day.
Her eye is coming right along, since the antibiotic eye drops really seem to be doing the job. No contacts until after Friday (last day for the eye drops), but since she just picked up her new glasses that isn't as bad as it could be.

Had a very nice sunbath at 10:30, although I did fuss a bit about getting into the carrier. Once we got out there it was fine. Right now I am sitting on Mom's knee dictating my blogs, and then we will share lunch. Life's pretty good for this Sennie.

Kiddo

Come visit me, BOTM CALENDAR PAGE, BOTM Founding Feathers, Wedding photos & Kiddo says vote for Jesse #227428 for BOTM!!!.

10/01/2014 12:20.22 PM Report This Comment  
  October's BOTM POST number ONE
Hello every birdie, my name is Jesse, a double-yellow headed Amazon, from the Sky Flock. I am your October BOTM candidate. This month I will be exploring many new and important developments in the avian world, as well as eggploring some controversial techniques and methods used presently and in our past all in the name of profit. I know that you will be both encouraged, and shocked at what we will discuss this month. Some of your parronts might need some Kleenex too as we look at my most important subject--" at what cost?"
Before we get started I want to take a few minutes to thank everyone for all their support, and daily votes for my fister Queen ANGEL GIRL.The words of condolence sent for the loss of our beautiful Umbrella Cockatoo Fister Sassy have touched my Momma's heart and have helped her through the last days. Because of Sassy's critical illness last month, Momma Deb's attention and energy was given to what mattered the most, loving and caring for Sassy. Thank you all for supporting my Fister even when blogging was last thing on our minds. She promises to make up for it this month by holding a fun SCOTTISH FESTIVAL to be announced.
I will work diligently to both entertain and inform you as the month progresses. October looks to be a very busy month, with our Canadian Thanksgiving and of course Halloween. Our BOTM campaign month will include a fun Halloween SPOOK-TACTUAL PARTY. I trust you shall enjoy our month spent together and I look forward to meeting many new friends, and blogging daily with lots of my long time friends too.
My history is rather ordinary compared to others int he Sky Flock. I lived with my first daddy and mommy most of my life. My daddy became ill, and went away and never returned. I missed my Daddy whom I loved early and became very angry. My Mommy did not understand me, and became afraid of me, and put me into a small cage in a far off corner to "protect" the Grandchikldren. I hated it and became even more aggressive and angry. Finally I was sold to a lady who loved me, but did not understand me, and when I bit her aggressively posted me for sale once more. Momma Debhad always wanted a DYH Zon and saw the ad. I was the second larger parrot to move into what became the Sky Flock. Momma has had to work hard with me about my biting, and I still do if given the chance. However, I have my very own room to fly in, a best buddy Ollie, a Quaker, a TV and lots of love. Momma says I am 200% better then the day I arrived. It just proves that hands-off parrots can be greyt companions too. I have my forever home.
Tomorrow we will begin by looking at some very controversial methods used to stop biting in companion Parrots.
with love and hugs
Jesse 227428

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10/01/2014 10:47.24 AM Report This Comment  
  Thank you Cori
Thank you all I am very honored to be your BOTD. I have a feeling there's going to be a PaRTY at the CASTLE come on now let's rock this CASTLE till MIDNIGHT have fun and eat drink & the food here is wonderful here is a VOTE for all of you Have a fun day from your Queen SKITTLES

Come visit me, DITTO, SKITTLES, BOO For Now, RIO I'm not touching your IPad, MOCHA My new swing I love it & LITTLE PEEP.

10/01/2014 10:45.58 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Cori & Boo Boo, from Jenny & Ziggy
...your old wives tales sound like they are straight from the Old Farmers Almanac, but very interesting, dad heard most of them while growing up! We got cooler weather with big rain coming, but no big deal! Dad and all of us are very pleased that he is responding so well to the new meds and therapy! Today he has the Visiting Nurse come to check him out, strictly routine stuff! We offer a prayer for Ms Lucky & her Angel daddy, what a horrificly sad story! Happy hump day dearest friends, and give my love to all in your happy love filled home, see ya tomorrow...

Love always from Jenny, Ziggy, & my Dallas family

Come visit me, Ziggy~ I am hanging with my best pal Jenny Lynn, Jenny & Alfie~Trick or Treat from Al & I, BOOO!!, Limon Dallas~Love my home & still see my old mom, The Raiders~Happy New Year from the team in 2014!!, ANGEL CHRISTY~It is coming very soon, a boo to you, Witchy LaLo~Ready for Halloween, trick or treat... & Mr Flash~Summer at the McAviay.

10/01/2014 09:50.21 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Cori
Mom doesn't put a whole lot of faith in the weather guessers lol. Mom can feel the weather most of the time and have a pretty good idea what to eggspect. Daddy says she is a hooman barometer ... whatever the heck that is. Have a happy hump day. V4U. Hugs.
Love Dory

Come visit me, Captain (Cappy), Rudy, Dory & Dixie.

10/01/2014 06:38.58 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi cori
Short hair, is called WASH & WEAR, ha ha ha.

Come visit me, Jetta.

10/01/2014 02:16.20 AM Report This Comment  
  Hey Cori
Good coffee information. Thanks Suak

Come visit me, Tweet & Squak.

10/01/2014 01:04.43 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Cori
Your mom cut her beautiful hair off? How short is it? you know my mom, she loves long hair. I thought your mom looked greyt!
I'm really late tonight! The whole day was messed up ... dad took mom away in the car ... not for Chyna stuff. I had to wait an extra 20 minutes for my dinner! What's up with that?
Hugs
Chyna

Come visit me, Chyna & Bailey ♥ RIP.

09/30/2014 11:44.40 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Cori
I want to thank you for all the info on the lilac bushes!Now why didn't the tree guy tell Mom all about this instead of telling her to cut the connecting branches so that the nutrients will go to the main artery of the bush!If its not raining out on Thursday Mom is going to start loosening up the soil and follow the directions you just gave us!Thank you sooo much for everything!
Love always,Kallie

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

09/30/2014 06:52.25 PM Report This Comment  
  Hello Cori~
I hope you had a great day! Mom is on vacation but we did lots of stuff around the house today. She emptied out the linen closet and now has 3 trash bags to go out! Dad bought a huge package of paper towels and toilet paper at Costco so mom had to figure out how to store it all. It's all done now but it sure made the dog very nervous. I guess she thought we were moving or something!
Thanks for the cool blog on weather sayings. I love to know where people come up with sayings like that.
I hope you all enjoy the evening! Leaving a vote and a big hug for you all!
Love you ~ Sugar ♥

Come visit me, 10K Hall of Fame, BOTD ARCHIVES, Sugar and Pippo ready to celebrate Autumn & The Calendar Page~October Birthstone is the Opal.

09/30/2014 06:09.19 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Cori and Boo boo
Today mom had an empty cardboard egg crate for me. She always buys eggs in the cardboard so I can play with them when they are empty. Mom puts different treats in the egg crate and shuts it tight and puts it on my play gym. I rip that thing right up and don’t really get all that much out of it since it falls out and goes down in the grate but mom says its good exercise for me and I do enjoy it too. The first few times mom gave me one she showed me what was inside but sure doesn’t have to show me now and I am not bashful about ripping it open either. Mom says it sounds like I even growl sometimes but I think mom just says that …grrrrr LOL. “Todays are like pistachios. They go fast. So pay attention to today. It is important and delicious“. Hugs~~ Gus (RIP Chi chi)

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

09/30/2014 05:50.36 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Cori
That's just what my Mom doesn't want to happen here and she does all she can to keep all our things clean and sterile for us so we don't get any germs from something like that,so you should've seen her take our small playgym outside on the deck and really scrub that thing as the mouse had been perched on it!They do chew the electrical wires and Mom has heard them crunching inside the wall in the tv room,its so frustrating because dad as tried to figure out where they get into the house and behind the wall like that!
I agree with you Cori,I love to stick to my Mom like glue also and I am always flying onto her head and riding on her head as she goes all through the house doing her chores and she is always trying to make me get off!It sounds like BooBoo is a daddy's girl like my baby fister Candida is to my daddy!She sure has him wrapped around her talons!
Wishing you a greyt day and I'm sending you all my love along with warm birdie hugs and soft beakie kisses for my sweet Cori,Loving you always and forever,Kallie

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

09/30/2014 04:56.13 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Cori
Well, we have another heat wave on the way, although it is "just" upper 90s this time. Supposed to end by next Wednesday. I thought summer was over, but then in So Cal it is always summer.

For everybirdy admiring my new profile pic, it was a gift sent to me by my dear friend Dixie and his Mama Rose. I really love it, but I am not sure where she got it.

We are supposed to be in the mid 80s today, so I will have an noon or so sunbath. Then Mom is going to get her nails done. She will only be wearing her right contact lens, but since that is the weaker eye she can do it just fine. Fortunately the eye with the infection is the left one which is really good enough to see without a contact. And the antibiotic drops are working great. When Mom looks at the inside of her eyelid (ick!) the infection is no longer visible. She will keep using the drops for four more days as the doc told her to though. And the oral antibiotics for 10 days. Best part is that it doesn't hurt anymore, and she didn't have to go thru that lancing procedure! Sounded very painful.

We are having rice, mushrooms, spinach and Romano cheese for lunch. Mom made it last night, and it turned out very tasty. If you only get one solid meal a day, you want to enjoy it. And just three more weeks until Mom can eat bread and meat again. Of course, she will need to start out slow, but she can't believe how much she is craving a piece of grilled cheese sandwich. Guess you always want what you can't have.

Kiddo

Come visit me, BOTM CALENDAR PAGE, BOTM Founding Feathers, Wedding photos & Kiddo says vote for Jesse #227428 for BOTM!!!.

09/30/2014 11:29.55 AM Report This Comment  
  Morning Cori & Boo boo, from Jenny
Happy ToosDay Sweet Gelfand ladies, it is much cooler today, but it feels so good! Dad's VA visit went better than he could have wished for, the right leg is normal, BP is great, no infection, potassium levels back to normal, but the left leg is coming along more slowly! His reward is yet another VA visit next week, oh joy! Today dad's best friend is coming over to help us set up our new phone, is not an inexpensive one but dad will be able to take pictures and send them to friends, my dad is a real computer nerd, LOL! Have a great day dear friends, and give my love to all in you happy home, see ya tomorrow...

All my love forever, Jenny & my family

Come visit me, Ziggy~ I am hanging with my best pal Jenny Lynn, Jenny & Alfie~Trick or Treat from Al & I, BOOO!!, Limon Dallas~Love my home & still see my old mom, The Raiders~Happy New Year from the team in 2014!!, ANGEL CHRISTY~It is coming very soon, a boo to you, Witchy LaLo~Ready for Halloween, trick or treat... & Mr Flash~Summer at the McAviay.

09/30/2014 09:52.41 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Cori
Today is going to be a quiet one, mom will do some shopping, then later go to dinner with her sis, but she's ours for the day. Of course, that means major cage cleaning, but as long as she's with us, we love it.
Today was my last day on the antibiotics, YAY. Yesterday I solicited a bath, which is the first time that's happened since I hurt my leg in July. Mom thinks the wound on my side is nearly healed, there is just one tiny hard spot left. She will continue to put the healing ointment on it, but I'm doing quite well now! Thank you for all the support and prayers, I really appreciate it.
I hope you are having another beautiful day, we sure are. It's supposed to cloud up later and maybe rain, but it sure is nice right now. I also hope you get lots of hugs and scritchies today. Hugs from me, Falco

Come visit me, Gizmo, I miss you, sweet boy, Willie, Kaji, TiPaul, and Sky for 10k!, Peppino, Divo & Falco.

09/30/2014 08:32.25 AM Report This Comment  
  Flying by with a vote for you!
Hope you are having a good day!!

Your friend,
Chipper

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09/30/2014 08:12.04 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Cori
Mom is always amazed at how much strength we birds have both in the beak and the talons. Have a happy TOOsday. V4U. Hugs.
Love Dory

Come visit me, Captain (Cappy), Rudy, Dory & Dixie.

09/30/2014 04:40.48 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi cori
S.S.D.D. - Not much going on today.

Come visit me, Jetta.

09/30/2014 02:43.52 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi cori
All the stuff a good little me could ever want, RT

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09/30/2014 02:31.33 AM Report This Comment  
  Hey cori
Pieces and parts to fix broken toys. We do manage to destroy them kind of fast. Squak

Come visit me, Tweet & Squak.

09/30/2014 02:08.47 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Cori
You and I are alike ... we stick to our moms like Velcro!
Well, I put away my summer things today. This 50's is NOT summer weather! I'm not going to wait any more for it to show up! I'm sitting here in my hoodie with my fuzzy slippers on.
Hugs
Chyna

Come visit me, Chyna & Bailey ♥ RIP.

09/29/2014 11:15.17 PM Report This Comment  
  HI Cori
I am rather shocked as I didn't even know that I won botd!!!! We didn't get a notice in our email from BC and mom was out all day on Sunday:( She will have to spoil me tomorrow as I am in bed now:) Something for me to enjoy...hehe. Thank you for wishing me a congrats:) Wish I had known....

hugs,

Cleo

Come visit me, In loving memory of my beloved Joey, Cleo, Chicklet, Poppy- Goodbye Joey my love, Jazz & Sunny.

09/29/2014 08:58.24 PM Report This Comment  
  Day 29--Igonish Surfin' Lessons with Pookie
Good morning everybirdie, Angel Girl here from the warm, sunny Ingonish beach with today's BOTM blog. It is awesome tanning by the ocean, as the waves roll in softly. We have been having a blast swimming in the ocean, and getting ready for a few quick surfing lessons. I'm not so sure on the bird on a board thing, but it sounds like fun, and I know Little Angel, Dixie and Laka are really good at it. Pookie is gonna give us some tips and pointers on how to surf. Should be lots of fun, and he's a real pro.
" Angel Girl, come on, time to take surfin' lessons" Kaji and Lizzie call as they head to the other end of the beach, were a large number of birds are eagerly waiting for Pookie to instruct them on the hows and why's of safe surfin'. Pookie, climbs up on a piece of drift-wood and begins,
"Let's start with the obvious: Surfboards are made to float on the water. They have a natural center of gravity. If you were to lay any surfboard in a swimming pool, it would come to rest the same way every time. This is what we want to do when you lay on a surf board. That is to have the board remain in the same relation to the water as it was without your weight on it, just a bit lower in the water. A good tip is to find this balance point and lay on your board then make a mark right at your beak-tip. This is a spot best made with a bit of wax or a magic marker. It is a reference point that enables you to put your beak on the same spot every time so the board will react to your weight the same way every time."
Everybirdie lays their board flat on the sand, and Pookie and Sky help them make the mark with a red marker.
"Ok, now do not paddle with both wings simultaneously because this will cause the board to speed up and slow down in the water and you will not be able to maintain constant hull speed through the water. Always paddle with the same wing-stroke, one wing, then the other." The birdies head to the edge, place their boards on the water, climb on, and start to paddle. " Now sit up carefully on your board, try not to t..." Too late Hulk, Gus and BB tip their surf boards over.
"Now it's time to learn how to stand up. Lie on your chest, your head up, looking ahead. Put your wings on the board beside your shoulders tips down like you were going to do a push up. Push your upper body up while at the same time you sweep your feet under you, laying them on the stringer, the line down the middle of the board, so your weight is centered along the stringer" Everybirdie keeps trying until they all stand up nervously. "Ok, here comes a wave, let the wave pick up the board, keep your wings out to balance, and have fun" Pookie watches as the others wobble, some fallin' others keeping their balance,and a few cheat and fly off their boards into the air.
"WOW, this is greyt" LA yells to Dixie
"WEEEEE almost as good as in Hawaii" Dixie grins, keeping his board smoothly moving on the surface.
"AAAHHHHHHHHHHHHH!" SPLASH" Sky wipes out into the water sputtering

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09/29/2014 03:39.37 PM Report This Comment  
  Thanks Miss Cori & Miss BooBoo! I Wasn't Expectin
....this at all this morning! Caught me completely off guard! Mom, too, & she's been hustling to do my day up right!

My dear ones,

Thank you with all my heart for your making me BOTD. It is with greyt honor that I receive this because without all of you, there is no BOTD nor BOTM. All of you are who make this happen. I humbly accept this monarchy with good faith to serve with BOTM Queen Chuey. After today, it will be broncos & pirate ships once again! Thank you again for this very special day. (Mom’s making some carrot cake minus the frosting! Come by & have some!)

Hugs, SamIAm

Come visit me, Silver Sluggers Page Where Greyt Things Happen & Sam says, THANK YOU FOR THIS HONOR!! BOTD 9/29.

09/29/2014 12:43.49 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Cori
Mom and dad mowed and weedeated the home place this weekend ... can you say worn out ... she needs to go to work to rest lol. Hope you have a great Monday. V4U. Hugs.
Love Dory

PS: Mom saw a video on youtube a few weeks back where and eagle tried to make off with a child in diapers ... it had actually picked up the kid and flew a short distance before dropping it ... the parents of said kid were shocked. Talk about one strong eagle.

Come visit me, Captain (Cappy), Rudy, Dory & Dixie.

09/29/2014 07:16.48 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Cori
Angel flies in and surrounds Cori with his wings. I don't have much to say, but I have lots of kisses for you!

Love,

Your Angelbird

Come visit me, ANGEL & PEPPER - Thanks everybirdy for BOTD!.

09/28/2014 07:36.08 PM Report This Comment  
  Day 28--Ingonish day 1
Hello everybirdie, Angel Girl here with today's BOTM post. I apologize for the lack of blogs the last few days. My typist, Momma Deb was devastated by the loss of our beautiful Cockatoo fister Angel Sassy. It left her lost for words, and I hope that you all have understood. Today we continue on our Cape Breton Tour. Thanks to Ms BB who lead the trail ride to Ingonish, Cape Breton Island, we can now begin to explore, this majestic gem of nature together.
On the east side of Cape Breton Highlands park is located Ingonish. Know for it's fabulous Keltic Lodge resort a world-class 18-hole golf course designed by Stanley Thompson. Golf Magazine ranked it as one of the top 100 courses in the world and the best public course in Canada. George Knudson suggested leaving your clubs behind and just walking the course. The course has been certified by the Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program, a program aimed at conserving wildlife habitat in spaces used for other purposes.
The Park area is made up of a mix of Acadian forest of deciduous trees such a Maple, Ash and conifers, mainly at lower elevations. Boreal Froest is found on the plateau and upland areas. Moose, black bears, coyotes and Bald Eagles are the main wildlife inhabitants to this area. Northern Gannets can often be seen from the park's coastal hiking trails, e.g. the Skyline Trail. The park's forests provide habitat for the uncommon Bicknell's Thrush. The Gaspé Shrew, the local name for a smallish variety of the Long-tailed Shrew, Sorex dispar, can be found on rocky slopes in the park. The first nest records of Boreal Owl for Nova Scotia were found in the south west corner of this park
There are many activities to do when visiting this Cape Breton Highlands location. Some of these activities include camping, hiking, sightseeing, swimming, fishing, geocaching, cycling, golfing, picnicking, weddings, kayaking and surfing There are endless swimming options available for all ages in the park. There are five main salt water ocean beaches . The ocean beaches include Ingonish Beach, North Bay Beach, Black Brook Beach and La Block Beach. The two freshwater beaches include Freshwater Lake and Warren Lake. Freshwater Lake and Ingonish Beach are both supervised with a lifeguard during the summer months.
" Come on Angel Girl, let's go swimming" Little Angel calls through the tent door, " it's gorgeous outside today, and maybe we can try some surfing later"
"Oh, ok, give me a few minutes to find my bikini" Angel Girl giggles at her fister's eggcitement about life and having fun.
"Dixie" LA calls, " We're goin' swimming." Little Angel hurries to find Dixie and her beach towel
"You think Pookie will help us learn to surf?" Hulk asks as Little Angel rushes past,
"He is already on the beach getting ready for lessons after lunch" Chyna adds checking her feathers in a long mirror the girls bought in Cheticamp.
Angel Girl 224627

Come visit me, rally and lacie, poncho botd 24/3/14, Jack, thank you all for BOTD, Angel Sassy, Till I see you again,, Casper, you fought a good fight l'il man, amando, sky, Angel Lupe', I will see you again!, l'il angel adler, dixie's wife-bird, broken wings, broken promises, casey, the l'il angel & dixie wedding album, JESSE, VOTE FOR ME BOTM IN OCTOBER, flynn, QUEEN ANGEL, thanks for BOTM my friends, sarah little bird, zeke, thank you friends for BOTD, zeena, thanks for august botm & sweetie, thank you friends for BOTD.

09/28/2014 06:22.45 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Cori
My mom looked for that book at our local library, and supposedly they have three copies. For some reason they are not available to be checked out, so Mom will ask about it when she goes there on Tuesday.

Well, I know everybirdy who was able to make it to last night's milonga had a good time. It was one of the most eggciting events we have ever had right up there
with the Derby and the County Fair. However that is what happens when you got a collaboration of three or more birds putting it together. Thanks again to Taz and Chuey for their fantastic efforts.

I am having a nice day today what with the cooler weather and mid 80 temps with a few fluffy clouds out there. Mom and Dad made a run to the dollar store and the deli, but then when they got back Mom's first stop was lunch with me and then outside for our sunbath. Very nice and several pedestrians for me to squawk at. I love startling them, because none of them noticed me till I blasted them. One lady even jumped....score!

Kiddo

Come visit me, BOTM CALENDAR PAGE, BOTM Founding Feathers, Wedding photos & Kiddo says vote for Jesse #227428 for BOTM!!!.

09/28/2014 02:50.10 PM Report This Comment  
  Morning Cori & Boo boo,from Jenny
It was another great Milonga, and once again we are sorry we couldn't stay longer! We left at 7:45, dad had to prop his legs up! We are still in a good weather pattern at our home! Don't forget this is peaceful Sunday, be sure to love each other, and give my love to all in your home, It was another great Milonga, and once again we are sorry we couldn't stay longer! We left at 7:45, dad had to prop his legs up! We are still in a good weather pattern at our home! Don't forget this is peaceful Sunday, be sure to love each other, and give my love to all in your home, see ya tomorrow...

Love from Jenny & my family

PS~So sorry, my daddy is not feeling to good today, nothing serious though...

Come visit me, Ziggy~ I am hanging with my best pal Jenny Lynn, Jenny & Alfie~Trick or Treat from Al & I, BOOO!!, Limon Dallas~Love my home & still see my old mom, The Raiders~Happy New Year from the team in 2014!!, ANGEL CHRISTY~It is coming very soon, a boo to you, Witchy LaLo~Ready for Halloween, trick or treat... & Mr Flash~Summer at the McAviay.

09/28/2014 09:26.16 AM Report This Comment  
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