Morty the Crank — THE ROOST

In the October edition, Morty has been called upon to provide advice to a distraught apartment dweller whose birdie companions are becoming too noisy for the neighbors. This parront is desperate for a soundproofing solution to her problem. Morty may have just the answer – but, there are a few bugs to be worked out […]

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Morty is full of hot air – Turbo Jet (Vacuum) Air! — THE ROOST

Greetings to all my favorite parrot friends! Alexa is in a mood after she rolled under the couch. She blames me for her clumsiness! Good help is hard to find these days! Recently, I received an interesting letter from a parrot owner. Dear Morty, I live in a three bedroom home and have ten parrots. […]

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The Doctors Are In — THE ROOST

by Sherri Moorer The welcome home screams invited me into the offices of Doctors Zack and Bubbles, ready to begin their official duties as listeners and comforters of human sorrows after a hard day at work. “What am I going to do?” I asked, as I plopped in my recliner. “The phones won’t stop ringing. […]

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Stay Tuned… — The Jaguar

I do not usually publish ‘stay tuned’ alerts on this blog, but this time I must. I am working on a post that has me truly excited, because it features an individual whose work has been a primary source of inspiration for me for many years. While I was studying mental health counseling at Cleveland […]

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Introducing The Jaguar and Allies 2.0 — The Jaguar

The time has come. For a while I have felt like I had outgrown my blog, and I have decided to do something about it. New Theme First of all, you probably noticed that I have changed The Jaguar and Allies’ theme. For those who do not know, the way WordPress works is that authors can […]

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All decked out for spring

Wasn’t quite sure what I’d find underneath the tarp placed over the Muskoka chairs last fall, but all is good – no spiders, just a little bit of ice and snow.  Can’t wait to enjoy some warm spring and hot summer daydreaming from the deck.

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Finch Fiesta

Dozens of gold and purple finch ascended on the bird feeders over the last two weeks, probably wondering where and when spring will come to their territory.  Despite having to shoot through the bay window, I managed to take a few nice photos of the finch on both the clothes line and feeders.

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Goldfinch – Photo credit, Quarkybirdy

Despite winter’s extended strangle hold on early spring, these beauties were a most welcomed sight.

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Harbour Lights

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Parry Sound harbour is slowly transforming into her spring fashion, ice breaking up and the Seguin river rushing over the rapids.

First Common Loon sighting in the harbour.