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Ruby BOTD July 27, 2010 ~THANK YOU!! ~

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Meet my birthday present. I had Blue for a while and as it happens to so many of us, one was not enough. My research narrowed to an African Grey or a Yellow Nape but I couldn't decide. On April 27, my birthday, we happened to be vacationing in Florida and a friend took us to a fabulous pet store to buy toys for Blue. Fixated on the toys I was totally unaware that there was a batch of young Greys waiting for a home. Enter the most marvelous husband. On the drive back to pack all the toys he tells me he wants to give me a bird for my birthday. We are about to leave on the plane home in 4-5 hours, mind you. Sure! I replied excited with the go ahead to get another bird. He told me of the greys and he said all I had to do was choose. I'm sure you all heard my screaming and hollering for joy that day. You just didn't know me yet. Back we went to the store and Ruby fixed his gaze on me and followed my every move. Duh! That's my baby. The next two hours were a whirlwind of vet certificate, carrier, food, luggage and airplane. I spent every moment of the flight going back and forth to the bathroom to soothe him and gawk in total fascination. Best birthday to date!.

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Hi! My name is Ruby BOTD July 27, 2010 ~THANK YOU!! ~

I am an African Grey from San Juan, PR.

Rubycute. Pidgeon

22 years old   M

African Grey

peanuts

With my owner.

When Rocky decides to squawk or the dogs bark incessantly. I firmly tell them, "Shhhh! Quiet!" and they usually respect me. Hmf!

She protects me, loves me, teaches me, respects me and gobbles me up with kisses. She's a great head & neck scratcher, too!

He'll join in group conversations and give his very serious opinion even if it's chattering away a bunch of tied together syllables that don't really make up a word.
He'll laugh loudly, on cue, when listening to stand up comics or funny movies.
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I've gotta check it out!.

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  ruby
I didn't see the red factor African grey parrot.

Come visit me, Willow & baby starlings.

04/14/2014 06:23.36 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Ruby!
As always, you have me laughing. I heard you off in the distance during Rocky's visit. That 'Too-guy, he does get himself excited doesn't he? But I think it's cause he has so many wonderful ideas whirring about in his head all at once, it just sort of spills out in this chaotic happiness. I imagine you're much more selective with your verbal expressions. I know I am, unlike some of the others in my flock. I have been experiencing something different here lately though. Mom's phone has a recording device on it and she's managed to capture a number of my jabber sessions, without my signed consent, I might add. When these little one and two minute recordings are played back to me, I at first give the phone this odd look and then I compete with my recorded self to see if I can out-talk it. RaneBeau informed me I was talking to myself but I corrected him by saying I was talking WITH myself. There's a difference.

Love all the hat pictures here. I'd forgotten about your hat theme and all the various birds who participated. Some of these birds are no longer with us on the BC...

Have a greyt one, Ruby. Come by my page anytime. I'm always up for a good chuckle.
K *v*

Come visit me, Kelly.

10/29/2011 11:16.02 AM Report This Comment  
  Here is a vote.Come vote for Angel TODAY!!!!. Running for BOTD 7/14/11.

Julie, Fayetteville, TN.

07/13/2011 07:18.16 PM Report This Comment  
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Come visit me, Dobby, Angel Devynn (RIP), Peatree, Bellatrix, Jester Bean, Angel Hermione (RIP), Angel Dudley (RIP), Angel Weasley & Angel Jacob (RIP) & Pretty Bird Paintings.

04/06/2011 10:22.11 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi! Hola!
Just fly here to say helooooooo! Im from Puerto Rico too, and my mom have an African Girl. My mom doesnt have too many time for me because that African takes a lot of time. And a secret... be nice "LOS REYES" are coming tomorrow...

Come visit me, Sully & Polly.

01/04/2011 03:49.06 PM Report This Comment  
  TXT MESSAGE FROM S °V°
RUBY PR
COME HIT A BALL FAR

*Sheba flips open her cell and uses the keyboard to type a longer note at a faster rate.*

Hey Ruby, how are you? Hope everything's good with you and your family. Imagine your mom's back to her tutoring now. Wonder what you're doing to keep that greyT mind in shape. Me, I've been doing all the usual; waiting for that perfect moment to wander off my cage after everybody's gotten lackadaisical about my being out, hoping some bedroom door's been left ajar so I can let myself in and see what's new to nip in half, maybe add some fancy lace work to the oak trim in the hall... the usual. And of course I've been spending a lot of time outdoors in the parrot pen. No trim out there to bother. Darn shame too. Gotta fly. Wanna get a note off to the rest of the team before game time.

Come visit me, Saber & Arthur Alex of the McFlock.

08/27/2010 10:47.46 AM Report This Comment  
  So Sorry
Ogre here.... I hope you are doing great. Grendel says hi! We are so sad to hear about the loss of the family puppy, Willy.... Snowball is keeping an eye on him and we know you made the right choice. It still hurts, though. Willy understands and has nothing but love for you and th family. We are so sad and hope the best for all of you. Here is a vote and hang in there... We lost Snowball recently so we can understand how hard it is. I still spend many a hour yelling for her from my cage, but I know she is a great place and is watching out for us. Love Ogre and friends

Come visit me, Abby~ Thanks EveryBirdy!, *~Blueberry~*, ~*Ogre*~ (2003-2013), Grendel~ Thanks everybirdy!!!, *~Snowball~*, Grithr, Lucky, Homer & Giggle.

08/19/2010 02:16.44 AM Report This Comment  
  Our Dear Friends
Sly and flock here to tell you all how saddened we are to hear of your loss. Yes, those furred ones can get into our hearts just as easily as feathered. It's hard to lose one to that bad disease, but we know that your parronts did all they could for the little one.
Think of the joyous times and the healing will be easier. We're here always

Come visit me, Pimer--formerly Jack Jack, Sophie O'Too, Sidney ~~ALWAYS IN MY HEART~~6/1996-2/2013, Ipo, Shaggy--2010-2013, Oatie Odette *Thank you for the honor 11/27/13 & Punkin *My Dearest Little One--5/23/03 to 9/16/13*.

08/12/2010 10:13.08 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Ruby!
I am running for BOTD tomorrow, 8/7/10 and sure would appreciate your vote. I am #148345. Mom says that there will be plenty of pistachio's cashew's, walnut's, almond's, papaya's, mango's and clementines for everyone!

Jalapeno

Come visit me, Cielito Lindo, Jalapeno & Sky Pilot.

08/05/2010 11:58.57 PM Report This Comment  
 

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08/03/2010 10:33.11 AM  
  Hello RUby
Rocky gave me a hard time about my slip up with you and Blue, calling you boys when you are girls and girls when you are boys. I think it was going 23 years being called a boy then my new family finally found out I am a girl. Talk about confusing and at my age I cant handle it. I blame it all on the typist. You made a very handsome King.
Hope you had a great weekend.

Love Macalune

Come visit me, Indigo*Fly Free Bailey and Sunny, Corona Thinking of Hulk, Bella, Chesty**Fly Free Baileybird*, Macalune-Loves Paulie**Vote Roscoe 151531 BOTM!, Tampa *Always in our hearts***, Soldier Jerry**What a Surprise! Thank You Everyone, Holly, Captain Loves Squeaky & Cheetah **Fly Free Bailey**.

08/02/2010 04:55.45 AM Report This Comment  
  So Sorry Your Queeness
But it really was a mistake on calling you King, your profile says you are a male. If its any consolation I went 23 years being called a boy and then to find out I am a girl. I already knew that but those stupids humans didnt. I hope you are having a good weekend.

Oh and about calling me ooooooldd. You are only as old as you feel and right now I do fell old cause I hurt my lower beak and it is really sore.

Macalune

Come visit me, Indigo*Fly Free Bailey and Sunny, Corona Thinking of Hulk, Bella, Chesty**Fly Free Baileybird*, Macalune-Loves Paulie**Vote Roscoe 151531 BOTM!, Tampa *Always in our hearts***, Soldier Jerry**What a Surprise! Thank You Everyone, Holly, Captain Loves Squeaky & Cheetah **Fly Free Bailey**.

07/31/2010 09:29.33 AM Report This Comment  
  Hey Ruby
I know it's late, but congrats on BOTD! We were offline, so this is my first chance to say it. Falco

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

07/31/2010 08:53.04 AM Report This Comment  
  How are you these hot/beautiful days? I just discrided what the weather is here! Hehe! You are so sweet and beautfiul, and I want you to know that I think of you every single day. Thank you for continuing to come by and visit. We love your votes, we enjoy you coming by and visiting, and we love to see your BEAUTIFUL name on our walls (we meaning Chip and I). Make this day as special as you!
Your Friend,
Emily

Come visit me, Navajoe & Angel Emilian • Nov 8, 2004 - Dec 17, 2012.

07/30/2010 01:35.00 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Ruby
Sly here. Boy o boy does mom feel for yours. She's done that and she says she's worn out one shirt already. haha You all can count on us all being there. Yep, even our new foster fister, Sidney. She's starting to calm down now and mom said that if we're all having way to much fun to keep an eye on Sidney but we could all stay at the castle. Probably I'll just have the limo ride home. Now the finches! They'll be on their own this time. hahaha
You have a greyt avatar. I've been going around the house going "Aaarrrrr" Especially if dad's home.
See ya at the party!

Come visit me, Pimer--formerly Jack Jack, Sophie O'Too, Sidney ~~ALWAYS IN MY HEART~~6/1996-2/2013, Ipo, Shaggy--2010-2013, Oatie Odette *Thank you for the honor 11/27/13 & Punkin *My Dearest Little One--5/23/03 to 9/16/13*.

07/29/2010 02:33.44 PM Report This Comment  
  Hello friend.....Emily and I will like to vote for your flock everyday. sometimes silent if I don't have the time, but I will imform you if I do. I am feeling all SKIPPY today! I am starting to get used to the outside of my cage, but whenever I fly I always fly into a window, and mom always runs over and grabs me. I LEARNED TO GET ON MOM'S FINGER. Mom said that she couldn't remember how she trained Emily to get on her finger because IT WAS 4 YEARS AGO!! Hehe! But I still need more of that so I get it more. Mom did it with me when I was out of my cage, and said "up." Thank you everyone for helping mom ~ Yesturday mom put some carrots in my cage, and now I am down on the bottom of my cage eating them while mom in typing. She said that next for a treat is grapes, my favorate!! Have a good day!

Your Friend,
Chip

Come visit me, Navajoe & Angel Emilian • Nov 8, 2004 - Dec 17, 2012.

07/29/2010 11:12.45 AM Report This Comment  
  Ruby~
Can your mom juggle? Sounds like that's what you're going to have her doing the night of your Big Castle Bash. You'll be making history this month, you know. Your entire flock will have worn the crown within the month as well as held the TOP BIRD position for July. That's just downright impressive. I hope you have a cruise ticket purchased for your sweet mom. That woman deserves a month's vacation with daily hand massages a must. Nobody could've pulled it off like she has. Give her a kiss for me, would ya? Thanks!

KELLY *v*

P.S. Not sure which page I saw it on but here's a photo of the five of you together that is so good. The chances of my whole flock posing in one picture is NIL. The look I'd see on mom's face should I make the request would be priceless!

Come visit me, Kelly.

07/28/2010 09:43.37 PM Report This Comment  
  Ruby---
Not to worry--Your Mom is one talented lady---she'll have no trouble blogging for all you feathered fiends!! Especially if Rocky arrives late, as usual (snicker, snort!).

Come visit me, The Society of Finches & Tooth: Flew Home 8/11/2014.

07/28/2010 09:11.20 AM Report This Comment  
  *Wow, it must of been a BIG day for you! You know what's weird? I didn't get to do ANY of that when I was the BOTW. I didn't even get to see the castle! It just was like a normal week for me. I wonder if that changed..
*Paulie? I LOVE that movie! My mom and I watched it together, all mom did was cry! It's a very touching movie!

-Fwanky :)

Come visit me, Puffy- The GRAY One ^^, Wawa R.I.P, The R.I.P Buddies, Fwanky: Get Your School Pictures! & Mango- 4,000 Miles Away From Mommy!.

07/28/2010 12:40.26 AM Report This Comment  
  ..~•"*.*"•~..Congratulations!!!..~•"*.*"•~.
Congratulations, Ruby,

We hope you've had a greYt day at the castle without Rocky watching your every move.
The party on Sat sounds like fun and we hope we'll be able to come.

We love your picture, you are such a handsome bird. Isn't grey the best?

Voting for you,

Pringle and Poirot

Come visit me, Pepper, Poirot, Pringle & Artistic Avian Avatars.

07/27/2010 11:02.54 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Ruby,
that is fantastic that you had such a great time in the castle!
it's raining real hard here today & mum is stuck in the house with me....goodieeee!!!
I'm sitting on top of the fridge, talking up a storm!
I'm asking mum: "how are you?" & "are you ok?"
Then i go back to: "good baby boy, good baby boy boy!"
Hope you have a nice day, my friend.
V4u & a big hug,
Jivu ♥

Come visit me, Hi everybirdie, i'm back!!!!.

07/27/2010 10:08.20 PM Report This Comment  
  CONGRATULATIONS FROM FINNEGAN & LUCY
Hi Ruby,
Sorry it's so late, but we still wanted to fly by and Congratulate you on being our BOTD! AND we have a cheer for you…..

HIP-HIP-HOORAY!-
YOU’RE BIRD OF THE DAY!
HOPE YOU HAD LOTS OF FUN
ON YOUR DAY IN THE SUN!

Big Hugs from HRG Finnegan and Little Princess Lucy

Come visit me, Mr. Finnegan, Daisy - R.I.P. - BOTW 9/17-9/23/07 & Miss Lucy Blue.

07/27/2010 09:11.13 PM Report This Comment  
  *~*! CONGRATULATIONS, King RUBY !*~*
It's fantastic to see you as our WINNER today. It's not just fantastic, it's GREYT!!!!

I'm so hoping you were able to enjoy the role of Top Bird to the MAX. That's how it's supposed to be.

*Kelly curtsies then gives the handsome King Ruby a kiss on his handsome cheek.*

Come visit me, Kelly.

07/27/2010 08:38.39 PM Report This Comment  
  Dear Queen Ruby
What a cute main pic. CONGRATULATIONS ON BOTD....QUEEN RUBY. Have a special day!

Emily & Chip

Come visit me, Navajoe & Angel Emilian • Nov 8, 2004 - Dec 17, 2012.

07/27/2010 08:24.13 PM Report This Comment  
  Heya, King Ruby!
Knew you would do it! Congrats on BOTD!

How is Blue doing? Hoping that all is well.

And yup, will be at the party Saturday! Should be pretty awesome!

Your buddy,
Kaji

Come visit me, Kaji ~ Vote ANGEL GIRL #224627 BOTM in Sept..

07/27/2010 08:06.13 PM Report This Comment  
  Congrats Ruby
You did it! Congrats! Enjoy your day.
Stop by sometime.
Bailey

Come visit me, Chyna & Bailey ♥ RIP.

07/27/2010 07:40.53 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi King Ruby
Congratulations! Sure glad you won botd. Enjoy the castle to the fullest for the time there sure goes fast!! Chi chi and Gus

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

07/27/2010 06:29.57 PM Report This Comment  
  Hello King Ruby !
Congratulations on Birdie of the Day!! You make a fine looking King! We hope your enjoying your day at the castle! Hugs, Peetie and the gang

Come visit me, Callie*Thank you for the hatchday wishes & 4 BOD, * Mango*, GREEN*, Peetie Mourning the loss of his princess Lola<3, Paulie* & Little Angel Peep meets Lola at the RB 6/8/14.

07/27/2010 05:14.02 PM Report This Comment  
  Congrats Queen Ruby!
How beautiful that crown looks on you, dear sweet! Wing hugs all around, Miranda

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

07/27/2010 05:11.28 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi from Maxie the WonderBird!
Hey Queen Ruby! Congrats on BOTD! Cya...

Come visit me, Maxie WonderBird -Thanks for BOTD! & 10 Grand HOF Club - Welcomes DIXIE!!.

07/27/2010 04:40.51 PM Report This Comment  
  hi there!
congrats on botd!

Come visit me, vern--good bye, RIP tressa RIP, amos, RIP scarlett,rose,poppy, iris- RIP Chickens, noah, malachi, silas RIP & RIP ike RIP.

07/27/2010 02:51.14 PM Report This Comment  
  DUTY FOR BOTM PLEASE VOTE #98891
HEY RUBY, CONGRATS ON BEING QUEEN FOR A DAY. NOW WHERE IS YOUR CROWN?

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.

07/27/2010 02:18.32 PM Report This Comment  
  Thank You for the warm wishes and congrats
on bird of the day

Neko

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07/27/2010 02:09.27 PM Report This Comment  
  WAY TO GO RUBY
Congratulations on BOTD...rule and reign in the castle today...& Pepper and I hope you have a very special day! Angel v4u

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

07/27/2010 01:16.40 PM Report This Comment  
  Congratulations ...
Hi Ruby. Congratulations on BOTD. Hope you are having a great time in the castle. MM

Come visit me, Caden - is my name, exploring is my game & Monty Mae - BOTD and Hatchday girl! Thx u.

07/27/2010 01:13.27 PM Report This Comment  
  Hey King Ruby~~
Congratulations your majest! WOW~~Two kings in one flock! That is so very cool!!
Enjoy your day!
Royal hugs from Sugar

Come visit me, 10K Hall of Fame, BOTD ARCHIVES, Seahawk Sugar and the 12th pig Pippo & The Calendar Page~Sapphire for September.

07/27/2010 12:03.24 PM Report This Comment  
  Congratulations Ruby
We're happy that you won Bird Of The Day. Here's another V4U today in congratulations for winning the big event. Your mom will have her work cut out for her when she has to blog for all of you. he he he Just tell your flock to relax on their perches, and squawk to your mom what to blog on their behalf. That should keep your mom very busy. he he he Have a good day Ruby. From Tubeak

Come visit me, Mayo, Dandy & Marigold.

07/27/2010 11:52.29 AM Report This Comment  
  Congrats
Congratulations on being BOTD!! Hope you have the greatest day ever! Here's another vote for you.

Come visit me, Kiwi.

07/27/2010 08:55.32 AM Report This Comment  
  congrats on botd

Tommy, Pocatello, ID.

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