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Daddy (and Mom) took us home from the pet store (he was a falconer and had red tail hawks previously, but we smaller birds are easier...) If anyone is interested in becoming a falconer, you need to find a currently licensed falconer to sponsor and train you. You have to take and pass a test. You have to pay for a license. You need to have all the equipment to keep a bird - a mews (the hawkhouse), a travel box, a falconer's glove, jesses for the bird, hoods, food, etc. and everything is inspected by fish and game. Then when you have all the training and license you build a trap and catch a wild (first year) red-tail hawk, but during the trapping season. All novices start with a red-tail and you have to train it and eventually you take it hunting. Whew! Dad was the falconer, but Mom would tag along. They did that for a few years, but now they have us, the cockatiels!

Our BC milestones:
Joined BC: August 16, 2010
BOTD: March 30, 2011; 2nd BOTD: March 30, 2012
Vote #500 from Alohi Greyson, #208482
Vote #1000 from Chirpy, #175712
Votes #1500 and #1700 from Emilian, #175441
Votes #1600, #3900,& #6200 from Squak, #113338
Votes #1800 and #2900 from Cookie, #195216
Vote #1900 from Kiddo, #7592
Vote #2000 from Willie, #176463
Vote #2500 from Bailey, #181647 (Fly Free our Friend)
Vote #3000 from Roscoe, #151531
Vote #3500 from Sally, #202781
Vote #4400 from Hulk, #149144
Vote #4500 from Juni, #191689
Vote #4700 from Cleo, #155425
Vote #4900 from Chi Chi, #27169
Vote #5000 from Chica, #204081 ♥
Vote #5600 from Jenny Lynn, #50146
Vote #5700 from Chyna, #221660
Vote #6000 from Marigold, #226240
Vote #6700 from Screech, #217715
Vote #7000 from Boo Boo, #162724
Vote #7200 from Valentine, #216468
Vote #7300 from Bertie and Ms. Chirps, #177968
Thank you to all our birdie friends for vour visits and votes, we love you.

Photo gallery note: Chica of the Proctor Flock asked to see a pic of Mom's knitting. The cream colored top Mom designed and knitted for her sister. The burgundy colored sweater Mom designed and knit for skinsis. Earlier pic of three tulips Mom knitted from a free pattern she found online during Falco's BOTM spring flower theme. Hope you like them.
New pics: The three Red Rose Tea birds and the Christmas stocking our Mom knit for us.
Newest pic: Knitted hedgehog mom made (from a pattern bought at the yarn store.)
Newest pic: That pup of skinsis!
Our lemon tree, the fence behind it is about 5' tall.
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Hi! My name is Pearl & Silver

I am a Cockatiel from Cupertino, CA.

The 2 Birdikins

13 years old   M

Cockatiel

Millet, bird seed sticks, pasta, egg, ak mak crackers (love the sesame seeds on top)

Top of curtain rod, top of pot rack, top of hanging baskets - favorite is top of own bird house

Not being allowed to chew on everything in sight *sigh*

plays with us every day

Likes to sit on people's knees and feet; "wall clinging" on inside of bird house; sitting on the cuttlebone like it's a perch.

It's a bird's life.

Milestones continued:
BOTM July 2012

Vote #8000 from Falco, #146315
Vote #9000 from Sunshine, #219574

Vote #10,000 from Raffikki, #200563 - Sept. 29, 2012

Vote #13,000 from Mackenzie, #247170

Vote #15,000 from Zippy, #187855

Vote #20,000 from Panther, #245623 - June 24, 2014 - WhooHooo!

In the Kissing Booth August 5-August 19, 2013
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  Hello Pearl, Hello Silver~
I hope you are having a wonderful day! It's going to be a billion degrees here again!hahahahahaha One month of summer to go and hopefully my rain will come back!
Russell Wilson is going to be a Seahawk until 2019!!! I guess he knew how much this 12th bird wanted him to stay! He is going to get a gazillion dollars! Well close to that I think! Now we have to worry about whether or not they have the money to keep the other players! I'm sure they make a whole bunch of money on merchandise so I think they can afford it! The players jersey's are 100$ each and this state is filled with people wearing them!
Training camp opens today and Taima is there! I can't wait to see the pictures! I follow him on Facebook and love to see all his pictures. Wish I had a wing span like that!!!
Mom got part of the ad prepped last night. The other lady is on vacation until Monday so mom had to do both ads. She still has hers to get done tonight. She didn't have to make too many signs yet. She only did the one part last night because she is still trying to catch up on the clearance since she was off during the week. They put bib tags in front of the clearance towels but they still need to be individually marked. Mom hates doing the towels! Unfold, sticker, fold! She has a nose full of fuzzies by the time she is done!!
Have a great day! Leaving a vote and a big hug!
Love from Seahawk Sugar!

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07/31/2015 12:09.29 PM Report This Comment  
  Hey Buddy's
Yesterday was a hot and humid day of misery with no rain. I avoided the bucket again !!!

TGIF!!! I would like to thank each and everyone of you for your votes and support. What an awesome month we had. Time sure does fly by when we have fun.Thank you auntie Mary,Auntie Teri and auntie Gail for the awesome pictures. Thank you Kiddo for giving me this honor and thank you Falco,Kaji and Chyna for the nomination !!! I love you all!

Navajo code talkers conclusion
Recruiters visited the Navajo rez and selected 30 code talkers. One dropped out so 29 started the program.Many of these were young Navajos who never left the Rez,making the transition to military life more difficult.Yet they perserved.
They would work night and day helpingto create the code.Once the first 29 were finished,two remained behind to train future Navajo code talkers.
The program was successful.The entire Navajo Nation had 50,000
people.By the end of the war 420 Navajo men worked as code talkers !!!

I salute all the Navajo Code talkers and our U.S soldiers. Please say a prayer for our military. They work hard to protect all of us and our freedom !!!

Much love to all of you
Love Panther Your Cheyenne Chief
(Soon to be Your Cheyenne chief king)

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07/31/2015 09:03.13 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Pearl, Hi Silver
It's Blue and Jewel.
The power outage was a scheduled repair outage. Not related to the last one. Yes, the theater was cool. And they got free popcorn.
Not a lot got done yesterday. After mom and dad finished feeding us they started working on dinner. They put pork shoulder strips into the Ninja and seared it. Then added garlic and onions and BBQ sauce and let it slow cook for hours. It must have been good because there's none left.
Today will be partly cloudy, with a high of 87 and a low of 66. Mom and dad will both be working at the police station. There's a special presentation at the police station tonight. One of the Orange Co. Sheriff's helicopters is going to land in the parking lot and then one of the La Habra K9 officers will receive a special award for catching a really nasty bad guy. Dad is going to video tape the event for the department.
Hope your day is good.
Hugs,
Blue and Jewel.

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07/31/2015 08:27.06 AM Report This Comment  
  Hey Pearl and Silver!
Well, hope you dont get that humidity! That always make it feel worse. Oh yeah, we have had triple digits this summer....with the humidity. And if we arent in triple didits...the heat indices are!
Stay cool my friends!
Hope you have an awesome day and dont melt!
Love,
Raffikki

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07/31/2015 06:26.14 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Pearl & Silver,
Flying by to leave a vote.
Have a great weekend!!!

Your friend,
Chipper

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07/31/2015 05:56.27 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Cupertino Tiel boys-from Jenny Lynn
Today is another glorious Friday, and what a great Summer day it is! So many times I ask you all to join us in prayer for some of or friends who are going trough troubled and unfortunate medical times! Today we want you all to join us in giving thanks for all the good things our Lord has blessed us with, not the least of which is our daddy! With faith and courage, he plods along and takes every day as one more blessing, and even he is aware it can't go on forever, but for now we have today, each other and great friends! TGIF, and give our love to all in your happy home, see ya all tomorrow...

Big love & friendship from Jenny, dad, & the Dallas family

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07/31/2015 05:55.54 AM Report This Comment  
  TGIF fellows
The humidity is gone ! Even though it's still supposed to hit 90, it shouldn't be too bad . . . yesterday seemed the worst of all until it got dark as midnight around 4:00 and the thunderboomers barreled through dumping oodles of rain on the house -

Busy weekend coming up - tomorrow is visit the g'parronts day and then mom promised my Laura to go out on Sunday shopping a bit . . . luckily mom doesn't need anything so she'll be the barometer for Laura's wallet ! har har har !

Have a great Friday and I hope it cools down for you guys too :) love Cookie

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07/31/2015 02:38.22 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Kids
Another day in the last of rain, and thunder. Maybe I should bottle up the rain and send it to Popeye, and you, in California. Squak

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07/31/2015 01:17.26 AM Report This Comment  
  Flitzer on Friday
Happy Friday, Friends.
Things are finally cooling a bit in Buffalo. Going to be much more comfortable today.
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Dad's Mom is in town for a few days. Dad is spending Saturday with her. I don't know if she'll be visiting here. She is not a big fan of birds, although we did get along alright on her last visit.

~Wings Up~

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07/31/2015 01:13.55 AM Report This Comment  
  VOTE PANTHER PG 245623 AUGUST BOTM
HEY PEARL N SILVER. WELL AS LONG AS YOU GET TO TAKE A BATH IN COOL WATER THAT WILL BE OKAY. BACK IN THE 60'S IN OUR HOUSE WE NEVER HAD A/C, WE WOULD OPEN ALL THE WINDOWS AND THE BREEZE WOULD COME THROUGH, BUT WE LIVED IN THE COUNTRY THEN, NOT A LOT OF BUILDINGS AROUND. THEN WE MOVED TO A TOWN HOUSE THAT CAME WITH A A/C UNIT IN THE LIVING ROOM AND ONE IN THE MASTER BEDROOM WHICH MOM AND HER SISTER SHARED. THEY DIDN'T USE IT MUCH. THE FAMILY SAID THEY NEVER REALLY USED A/C TILL THEY BOUGHT THEIR 3RD HOUSE WHICH HAD WHOLE HOUSE A/C WITHA DEHUMIDIFIER. WE MISS THAT CAUSE EVEN THOUGH YOU USE A/C IF ITS HUMID YOU WILL STILL BE UNCOMFORTABLE.

STAY COOL MY FRIENDS; WE WILL BE IN THE 90'S TOMORROW.

KACEY

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07/30/2015 10:19.41 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Pearl & Silver
The next 18 days will be very stressful, then it will be just us and all the finishing packing. But after the estate sale and closing, we will see how much will be going. But, we will be renters in our house.
The last couple days have been very windy. Today we started our cool down. It was 80 and maybe Friday will be 80 but then we will end up at 70 in a week. I guess summer is over :(
Hugs
Chyna

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07/30/2015 09:32.17 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Pearl Hi Silver
Another beautiful day here with tons of sunshine but it was pretty windy again so I didn't get out because of it.I did get to sit in the window again and I whistled at a lady walking by who then stopped and said hi and waved at me.I think at first I startled her.
Sure hope that tech has never dropped any fids cant imagine how frightening that would be.Have a goodnight

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07/30/2015 07:34.12 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Pearl and Silver
Think the air quality was ok here too today.
Another hot humid day here again today. There was rain but it went South of us so we didn’t get any here. I didn’t get a sunbath today either but hopefully tomorrow early in the morning when its not real hot then maybe. Today mom went to visit her sister awhile. I wasn’t too happy about that but at least dad was home so that meant I wasn’t in complete lock down then so that was good. Dad even changed my water when I got it a bit dirty so he is getting better at that too. “No matter how busy life gets. Wildflowers will still spring up in the middle of no where”. Hugs~~Gus (RIP Chi chi)

Come visit me, Gus~Playing with my favorite paper. & Chi chi RIP my sweet girl..

07/30/2015 07:14.39 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Pearl and Silver
Its good that your parronts got to get out before the heat got to be too hot and unbearable.This humidity is just awful here.Mom hates putting our pellets in our dish because they just get soggy with the heavy humid air.Mom only now just puts a pinch of pellets in our dishes now until this weather gets better,soggy pellets are so disgusting to eat!The laundry is also a hot thing to do especially if you're using the dryer.Your sweet Mom sure was busy today.My Mom knows what that's like to have to do so many things in a day.My Mom is hoping to do the laundry this weekend and get it out on the line.The last time skin sis was here and did her laundry they wound up doing double the work,taking it off the line and putting it in the dryer.Mom hates using the dryer in the warmer months to save on electricity especially from this past winter,we still owe quite a bit on our electric bill.Usually at this time they are owing us,not this year.
Mom hasn't been able to get to the Stop&Shop gas stations lately as she's been going to Hyannis and into Falmouth.The last times she was at the Stop&Shop gas station she never got any gas points savings.When you do get them you do save per gallon on the cost of the gas though!
That's a greyt idea to take a bottle of water with you in the car when its hot out.Mom always usually takes her cooler with her with the ice packets in it when she goes grocery shopping.Mom will have to start doing that as there's been plenty of times she's been stuck in traffic being very thirsty!
So far the flattened out pizza boxes are working for Candida,she's not getting down to the grate that way and Mom doesn't mind the mess,better to clean up the mess than to have an injured fid or worse!
This morning was another hot bright sunny morning with the highs for the day at 85 and the lows of 70 for tonight,right now its 81 and partially cloudy with a breeze out there.Mom got us all up,fed and cleaned our cages,and swept the floor.Then she scrubbed both bathrooms and was contemplating on vacuuming the house but decided against it for today as its too hot to be running a hot vacuum only to make the house even hotter.Mom collected the trash for tomorrow and put the recyclables in her car.It doesn't look like we'll be getting outside again today because of the high humidity.Maybe tonight for dinner when the sun is getting ready to leave the sky and its a lot cooler we can join the parronts for dinner on the deck.Its a very uneventful day here and Mom and all of us are happy for that.Lately having a nice quiet boring day with Mom while she works around the house it quite alright with us!Its more than alright with Mom,she looks forward to these kinds of days!
The three tiels all open their wings up wide for a big group tiel wing hug and hold on tight savoring their love and friendship!
Wishing you a greyt day and I'm sending you all my love along with warm tiel hugs and soft tiel kisses and a vote too!Loving you always and forever,Peepers

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07/30/2015 05:20.56 PM Report This Comment  
  HERE COME THE BRIDES !
mom sure had a crush on Bobby Sherman way back when ! And guess what ? The show is still on one of our "classic TV" stations every Sunday morning !

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07/30/2015 03:07.32 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Pearl & Silver
Yay! I got outside for a sunbath, and Mom was just about to give up on me too! She had tried putting a piece of my favorite oatmeal cookie on the fork of the perch like she did with the tater chip. (I am not allowed more than one little piece of a chip per week.) Well, Mom was reading her kindle, glanced up, and I was in there chomping away. She got up verrry slowly and closed the lid on my carrier. Then we went outside and had a very nice sunbath, Mom fed pine sawdust to Ms Gardenia Tree (I know, sounds yucky, huh?) and tried to give me nutriberries but I wasn't interested. I just sat quietly enjoying the view, and after 45 minutes we came back inside. And guess what? I sat in my carrier for another 10 minutes after we came in even though the top door was open. Go figure.

Then Mom read her emails and I sat quietly on her shoulder and read them too. She gets a lot of stuff about the environment, and she answers every one and signs all the petitions. She really loves Mother Earth.

After that out came the nasty sucking machine and the mop for the kitchen. I don't know who hates it more, me or Mom, but my bet is on me. At least she only uses the non-electric sweeper in my room. That vacuum is scary!

Only today and tomorrow for Panther's campaign, so don't forget to get over to his page and peck his vote button! He has shared a very wonderful view of the life of the Northern Cheyenne, and we need to show our appreciation. A little wish to the universe for a speedy recovery for Aunt Staci wouldn't be amiss either.

Kiddo

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07/30/2015 02:23.35 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi P&S
Our mom took off this morning to go to the MI Farmers' Market on the capitol lawn. Always an interesting trip for her. She goes to stock up on gluten free BBQ sauce that shows up there. She also purchased some heirloom tomatoes for dad. She is going to make quinoa tabbouleh. Dad likes that. Mom left for the farmers' market shortly after dropping off skinsis. THEN she had to wake up skinbro and go get the van, which they dropped off to skinsis so she could drive herself to her 2nd job. Mom left AGAIN to go to the grocery store cause she forgot parsley is a key ingredient in the tabbouleh. So, we are going to not have much time for blogging.
Zippy

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07/30/2015 02:12.22 PM Report This Comment  
  Hey Pearl and Silver!
Hope skin sis and hubby get that lemon car fixed or get a new one!
So...how hot was your hottest day? Right now its 99 degrees here and thats not our hottest day!
Sure hope skin sis and hubby get a fan!
Have a great day!
Love,
Raffikki

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07/30/2015 01:28.40 PM Report This Comment  
  Hello Pearl, Hello Silver~
I hope you are having a wonderful day!! I think it's hot just about everywhere now. I think we are going to break the record for the most days over 90 today. I guess they have been keeping the record for about 120 years.
Seahawks training camp starts tomorrow and Taima the hawk is coming over for a meet and greet! Wish we could get up there to see him but mom has to work the whole weekend. Everyone is very excited for football to start again. It seems rather dull around here without it!
We are finishing up laundry and getting things ready for mom to go back to work tonight. It's not much fun but I do have some new toys to keep me occupied!
I hope your day is just fabulous!! Stay cool and enjoy it!
Love, hugs and a vote ~ Sugar ♥

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07/30/2015 10:23.44 AM Report This Comment  
  Hey Buddy's
I'm still trying to avoid the bucket !!! Rain is good but the heat and humidity that comes with it needs to go !!!

Happy Thursday !!! Did I throw you off with those questions ??? It was all in fun and games heehee !!! I did say I was going to surprise you...Raffi got every answer right !!! Congrats Raffi!

In honor of our U.S military...Today I'm going to talk about Navajo Code Talkers. They are from the Navajo nation...

In U.S history the things that happened to us Native Americans were tragic.Invaders and settlers took most of our lands and misunderstood our culture and killed us in the thousands.
Then during World War 2 ,the U.S goverment needed our Navajo Brothers to help.And though they suffered greatly from this same government our Navajo brothers proudly answered the call to duty.

Communication is very essential during any War.
Codes were often used,but broken.In 1942 a man named Philip Jonhston thought of a code that would be un breakable by the enemy.
A code based on the Navajo Language...

Be here for the conclusion tommorow...
Thank you for your votes
Love
Panther

PS Watch wind talkers starring Nicholas Cage.Awesome movie about the Navajo code talkers !!!

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07/30/2015 08:55.02 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Pearl, Hi Silver
It's Blue and Jewel.
Mom and dad went to the movies and saw Entourage. Dad didn't care for it. He said it was dumb.
We had a power outage last night. It lasted about 3 hours. Now poor dad has to reset everything. So this will be a short blog today.
The high will be 89 and the low will be 66, with a chance of rain.
Hope your day is fun.
Hugs,
Blue and Jewel.

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07/30/2015 08:08.40 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Pearl and Silver
Today is a beautiful summer day, but it didn't rain like it was supposed to this morning. Mom will be at the pool today again, then out to dinner with her sis. Sometime today is cage cleaning, too, as garbage pickup is tomorrow and mom noticed some raggedy looking toys here and there. I hope you are having a great day today, getting lots of love and good weather. Hugs, Falco

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07/30/2015 07:42.02 AM Report This Comment  
  HI PEARL & SILVER!!!
Today so far it is cloudy with a slight breeze blowing keeping the temps down a little..We are suppose to have T-Showers most of the day and when they leave the area the humidity is going to drop some..Wait & see if that happens...We have been able to just have our windows opened at night and there is a great breeze blowing in..No fans or a/c needed..Yeah it sure would be nice to see the lake from our house..It seems like your area where you live is one of the better places in California to live..As ours is here(only in the summer though)in the Pocono's of Pa.

Wow the bird activity here every day is something..Dad has to fill the one feeder almost daily..Good thing the Tractor Supply Stores carry the 40 lb.bags of sunflower oil seeds and there is a store about 15 miles from our house..

Mom & Dad must be heading out for a 1 1/2 to 2 hour drive today to see her cardiovascular surgeon for a follow-up on a procedure she had done on Saturday..We hope she gets good news from him...

Have a great Thursday..Pecked a V4U...Lots of birdie wing hugs to both of you..Love you 2 buddies, Stormy :o)

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07/30/2015 07:14.46 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Pearl & Silver,
Flying by with a vote! It's very hot here today.
Hope you're having better weather! Stay cool.

Your friend,
Chipper

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07/30/2015 06:50.58 AM Report This Comment  
  Morning sweet boys-from Jennifer & Christy
Great news, all of dad's vitals are better than ever, and on top of that, our temps and humidity are lower, we are loving it! Queen Angel Christy sends her thanks and love from Heaven! We are lucky, we get to feel her genuine love every day, and dad kneels by her grave sight, every day the weather permits and he can walk without falling! We want to offer our best prayers for aunt Staci Bigfoot, and our dear Cappy's sweet momma Terry, speedy recovery to you dear BC lady friends! Have a great throwback Thursday dear BC friends, we wish you love and happiness always, please give our love to all in your happy home, see ya all tomorrow...

Forever love from Jenny, Angel Christy, & our Dallas family

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07/30/2015 05:48.03 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi guys !
YUCK ! Last night was a cold sandwich supper in our house - I got the first bite of cherry tomatoe right out of the back yard :) Yum !

Daddy was driving down our road yesterday and got worried cause there was a small bird in the middle of the road. He pulled over and saw it was a blue jay fledgling . . . he walked over to urge it back to the grass so it wouldn't get hit. Then he sat in the car (in the heat with the engine off so it wouldn't be spooked) for almost half an hour to make sure its mommy was around . . .

Hope you're staying cool out there ! love Cookie

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07/30/2015 02:27.28 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Pearl & Silver
HAPPY HUMPDAY

98 degrees at our house today. mom said too hot for us to go outside. instead mom went to visit her mom who turned 94 today at the nursing home which is about 15 miles away. lots of road work being done so there was a lot of car lines. mom had just crossed one of the bridges over the Allegheny River and traffic had backed up so mom stopped her car but the truck behind mom didn't notice and came barreling down on moms small car. mom thought well this is it. at the speed he is going he will probably knock us right off the bridge into the river. mom braced for the impact. suddenly the driver noticed all the cars including moms were stopped and slammed on his brakes. he must have been a terrific driver because the truck spun sideways and turned completely backwards as his big truck tires screeched on the pavement and missed hitting moms car by about 6 inches with his rear end facing moms rear end (that doesn't sound good does it?) all mom could do was sigh and say thank god. the truck driver looked at mom for a moment and then sped off in another lane and exited the bridge. g-ma was crabby and upset that her deceased mother and sister hadn't gotten there yet for dinner and said what a wasted day it was. mom gave g-ma her b-day card and g-ma threw it on the ground. all mom can say is she is she is glad she is home now.

LOVE BOO BOO

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07/29/2015 11:01.07 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Pearl & Silver
Yes, hard to stay home with beach weather up here. We haven't had it in a long time! But, there is so much to do and we are getting lots of company.
That sure wasn't a fun 90 min car ride to the vet. Dad drove so mom could hold me. I was in my carrier and mom had her hands in it holding me and talking to me. I was so scared as I felt really bad. Glad everything turned out good. I never want to go thru that again!!!
It was only 88 today. We didn't see the sun until afternoon. There was a lot of coming and going today but, mom remembered and cleaned my condo and my beautiful chewed wood collection! I'll have to start over.
Hugs
Chyna

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07/29/2015 09:56.18 PM Report This Comment  
  VOTE PANTHER PG 245623 AUGUST BOTM
HI PEARL N SILVER, SO GLAD YOU ARE NOT CLOSE TO THE FIRES BUT STILL YOU NEED TO BE CAREFUL.

IT WAS HOT HERE BUT WE HAD A NICE BREEZE TO HELP PLUS THE HUMIDITY WAS DOWN. IT RAINED LAST NIGHT.

DON'T YOU HAVE A/C TO USE SO YOU CAN KEEP COOL?

HOPE YOU HAVE A GOOD DAY TOMORROW

KACEY

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07/29/2015 09:25.12 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Pearl and Silver
This morning was as bright sunny morning and quite warm,the highs were 89 the lows of 72.Mom got us all up and fed us and cleaned our cages.Then she swept our room as it was way too hot to vacuum.Skin sis got dropped off by a friend and they got Dixie harnessed and in the car then they all went to Nana's,picked her up and they headed back to Hyannis to have breakfast at IHOP,from there they went to BB&B so Mom could bring back the steamer she got as it wasn't the kind of steamer she thought it was.Nana got some KCups as she ran out of them with her 20% off coupon.From there they went to Nana's eye dr. to straighten out a bill but they weren't there today.Then they went to Cape Cod Creamery and skin sis bought everyone an ice cream,skin bro met them there but he couldn't stay as he was still working.Both Mom and Nana got soft serve,Mom got chocolate,Nana got twist,and skin sis got Marstons Mills mint.From there they went to Joann's but none of them found what they wanted.Then they went to a pet shop in Hyannis to look for cages for Bella,but they really cut their bird department all the way down and had really nothing at all left in anything for birds.Then from there Mom got her car filled as it was riding on fumes.Gas in Hyannis is $2.78.Mom spent $22.00 filling her car.From there they went back to Mashpee and decided to do the rest of their errands on Friday as Nana was too tired and starting to be in such pain again.They took skin sis back to her apartment and Mom came back to Nana's and got Dixie harnessed and ready to go home after they had a bottle of cold water,it was so hot here today and getting in and out of the hot car was awful.It took a while for the a/c to really be felt.Mom fixed Nana's shower head for her before she went home and then she got Dixie in the car seat and went home in the traffic.When she got home she got dad some dinner,leftover elbow mac and sauce and cheese,cleaned our room and swept it again as Candida chewed through the pizza box Mom had put on her grate for her so she would't get her head stuck again.After Mom finished with the dishes,she and Dad sat outside on the deck to enjoy dinner in the breeze that was coming up.
I can't believe just how hot you are there,and we all only wish that you can start having some cooling temperatures soon.Mom and all of us here feel so bad for your poor sweet Mom having to go out in the heat and come home in it!Our wings and talons will be crossed for you all there to get some cooling air coming through!
The three tiels all open their wings wide for a big group tiel wing hug and hold on tight for a long time.They never ever want to let go!
Wishing you a greyt day and I'm sending you all my love along with warm tiel hugs and soft tiel kisses and a vote!Loving you always and forever,Peepers

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07/29/2015 09:08.43 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Pearl and Silver
yep we had another spare the air day here again today. Sometimes they call it other names too.
Today was another hot and humid day here but mom gave me a bath early this morning and I did get out for my sunbath before it got too hot. Its suppose to rain tomorrow so hope that cools things off again. When I go to bed at night I give mom a kiss and then get on my perch and sometimes I forget to give her a kiss and if I am too tired I don’t come out to redo the kiss. Tonight I made up for that though and came out 3 times and gave mom a big kiss each time. Now maybe I can take a few nights off again LOL. “No matter how busy life gets. Wildflowers will still spring up in the middle of no where”. Hugs~~Gus (RIP Chi chi)

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07/29/2015 07:35.08 PM Report This Comment  
  Hello Pearl, Hello Silver~
I hope you are having a wonderful day!! It's hot here! I don't like it at all but it's not really hot inside. Mom has the fan on and I am doing okay! It is good that the weather will be nice for Seafair which starts this weekend.
Mom and Dad have seen the Blue Angels too! Dad use to fly when he was younger and they would go to all sorts of air shows. It was fun!
We just hung out and cleaned things up today. We didn't do as much as mom wanted to get done but since it's a day off we figured we should have some fun time too!
Enjoy the evening! Leaving a vote and a big hug!
Love you ~ Sugar ♥

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07/29/2015 07:19.17 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Pearl Hi Silver
We got quite a bit of rain early this morning and along with it came much cooler weather. Its been a gorgeous sunny day a bit breezy but we are very happy its no longer humid so we could open the windows back up.
My mom spent the whole afternoon at her parronts house sitting outside with her mom and one of her mom's friends the one I have been telling you about playing scrabble.Now that shes finally home she's all mine the rest if the night.She wanted to get me out for a stroll but she thought it might be a tad to windy for me so I settled on some window time.
All the other techs and vet are great my mom thinks the one just probably isn't comfortable with birds.Happy humpday have a good evening.

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07/29/2015 06:45.19 PM Report This Comment  
  HI PEARL & SILVER!!!
Yes, the blue jays certainly do so much better pecking the seed on the ground..They do not hang on the feeders very good..Today it looked like a party going on with the Chipmunk, Squirrels, Morning Doves, Blue Jays, even some smaller birds walking around under the feeder picking up seed that dropped..

We are having what they call a bet wave here although it is hot & humid It is about 10 degrees lower where we live then at the nearest town called Milford..It was 91 there and here on our screened it was about 81...So it is quite nice you have better temps where you are and not many of those 90 or more days in a row..We are very thankful for the lake a block away from us...In fact if there would not be houses across the street we would actually be able to see the lake from where we live..

Dad has said let us see if the bear would like to use the ladder..As we do know he can climb a tree if he wants to...

See your Mom is very smart...Going from a/c to the car having a/c...Stay out of that heat..

Have a great Wednesday & stay cool..Pecked a V4U...Many birdie wing hugs to you my dear friends...Love you 2 buddies, Stormy :o)

Come visit me, CYDNEY "LOVES RAFFI ", SAM, Angel Cinnamon (R.I.P.), STORMY & "PRINCESS LOVES TWEETY FOREVER".

07/29/2015 05:52.05 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Pearl & Silver,
Flying by with a quick vote!
Hope you had a good day!!

Your friend,
Chipper

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07/29/2015 05:20.39 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Pearl & Silver
Well, the real Mom is back, and I am in lockdown. Yep, she finally reacted. I bit her really hard (blood!) on the ear when she tried to get me into my carrier, so my reward was her leaving the room as fast as she could. Of course, she still turned on my radio, and lockdown for me is my room not my cage. However it means no mommy, and this time I think it may be for a while. Phooey! It was my beak that did it, not me!

Meanwhile Mom heard from Panther's mom, Aunt Staci, this morning and was thrilled to hear how well she is doing. Remember this was surgery to follow up on the botched job the quack did last year. Mom had the same surgery in 2013 (done correctly) so she knew all the questions to ask. Aunt Staci got a good surgical team this time, and they already have her set up to start PT which the last idiot never did at all. Mom gave her some tips, and believe it or not but Aunt Staci is managing her pain with Advil!! Mom is so proud of her. Now we are heading over to Panther's page to peck his vote button!

Kiddo

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07/29/2015 01:47.44 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi P&S
BC keeps trying to kick us off.
Was mom able to be cool? My mom likes the a/c on, but wonders about going from/to in the heat. That is a drastic change, but doesn't the cool feel good.
Today is lower temps here, but more humid, so not much difference in the feel.
Don't think we are going to get the rain, it will head SE of us. But mom watered her flower pots, so she is ok with that. Fewer mosquitoes.
Zippy

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07/29/2015 11:28.19 AM Report This Comment  
  Hey Pearl and Silver!
That's good that they got a good deal on a rental car. Hope they won't need it for too long!
Those are hot temps for you. Good thing it's not too humid yet!
Oh, my mom puddles very easily too.
That's good that skin sis, her hubby and grand live near a mall. That must be hard not having a/c!
Have a great day!
Love,
Raffikki

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07/29/2015 11:04.15 AM Report This Comment  
  Hey Buddy's
Triple diget temps with hot humid rain today !!! We are doing everything we can to avoid the bucket. YUCK !!!!!!!!!!!!!

Happy Humpday !!!

My skin sis is once again typing for me while I sit on my mommy's shoulder and dictate.
My mommy's really strong and healing well from her surgery...
I'm glad you liked my blog to you yesterday.
Truthfully I wasn't sure how a lot of you would respond to it !!! The response was awesome !!! Today I'm taking you to school. It's all about questions and answers.

What color represents death ???
What color represents life ???
What color represents power ???

Who is MAH-HEY-YOH ???
What are the four directions ???
What is sage and cedar used for and how is it used ???

What are the different catagories in Powwow dancing ???

Whats the difference between traditional Powwows and non traditional Powwows ???

What two types of Powwows are there ???

Why do we have a special day for our Elders ???

At what age does a boy become a warrior ???

What reservation do we come from and where is it ???

Who are those awesome birds in my photo gallery ???

Who is that boy dancing in a Powwow ???

What is the favorite food of all Native American tribes ???

Put on your thinking caps and give me your answers.

Tomorrow I will be starting an awesome blog for all of you.

Thank you for your votes
Love Panther

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07/29/2015 09:11.40 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Pearl, Hi Silver
It's Blue and Jewel.
Mom and dad worked all day at the police station yesterday. Dad was busy all day. No traffic accidents and nobody got hurt but even before dad got a car and his equipment together he had to go block an intersection because of down power lines. Somebody let a mylar balloon go and it got tangled in power lines and shorted out an entire neighborhood, including the police station. The power was off for about an hour. After the power came back up several traffic signals had to be reset. One intersection needed new circuit boards in the controller because the power surge from the short circuit burned up the old boards. Then, later on, there were stalled trucks blocking a busy intersection, twice within an hour, at the same intersection. Dad had several business checks to do but never had time to do them.
And mom? The only computer that was free for her to use was in the basement, in the animal control office. Mom and some other ladies spent over an hour in the dark, with no air conditioning, when the power went out.
Today will be partly cloudy, with a high of 91 and a low of 69, with even higher humidity. Mom and dad may go to a movie to get out of the heat. Us birds? we love it.
Hope your day was fun.
Hugs,
Blue and Jewel.

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07/29/2015 07:29.36 AM Report This Comment  
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