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Politics and its Discontents: Responses To My Previous Post

I am always grateful when people take the time to respond to my posts. Engaging in discussions, exchanging points of view are part of what makes this blog worthwhile. On occasion I like to reproduce comments as separate posts, aware of the fact that often those comments will be missed by readers who generally . . . → Read More: Politics and its Discontents: Responses To My Previous Post

knitnut.net: Name That Song: A Contest

I think it’s high time we had a contest around here!

Simon (the African Grey parrot) has spent several hours a day over the past few weeks practicing a song. I’ve recorded one of his practice sessions (see the black video below). The first person to correctly guess the song will win the . . . → Read More: knitnut.net: Name That Song: A Contest

knitnut.net: Tender Ears and Evil Eyes

Simon has discovered I have ears. I mean, he’s always known I have ears, but he used to think I only had them after a shower, when my hair was wet. Now he has figured out that I always have ears. So 30 or 40 times a day, he flies over, lands on my . . . → Read More: knitnut.net: Tender Ears and Evil Eyes

knitnut.net: Simon’s first real conversation

 

“Wow!” says Simon.

“Wow!” I say.

“Wow!” says Simon.

“Wow!” I say.

“Wow!” says Simon.

“Wow!” I say.

“Wow!” says Simon.

“You’re talking!” I say.

“Wow!” says Simon.

“You’re amazing!” I say.

“Wow!” says Simon.

“I love you!” I say.

“Wow!” says Simon.

“Wow!” I say.

“Wow!” says Simon.

We love this conversation; . . . → Read More: knitnut.net: Simon’s first real conversation