Pasta, Presence 
& A Parrot: Discovering The  Spirit of God In Every Day Things

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Speaking up

Please follow and like us:“Really, shut it off.  I can’t.” It was the morning after the Kavanaugh/Ford testimony and the thought of a vote that afternoon was too much for me to bear.  For the record, I don’t usually demand that the news be turned off because it is so distasteful to me.  Although, I Read More

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Georgie’s Mind and Mine

Please follow and like us:My dear African Grey loves to whistle and talk but unfortunately his go-to sound is the sound of the smoke detector! It sounds so much like a smoke detector that he has fooled firemen that came to the house years ago to check on the aftermath of an oven fire. In Read More

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Sydney

Please follow and like us:What is it about this city that I love? The Harbor Bridge rising above the spectacular Opera House? the way this view unexpectedly appears while admiring the flowers and trees in the Botanical Gardens?, the cockatoos screaming as they soar by? the friendly people with their charming accent? The amazing restaurants? Read More

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Open Door

Please follow and like us:She was my first cockatiel, among a few parakeets. A young bird, she quickly bonded with me. Well, there was no one else around. At the time I was unmarried and lived on my own. She flew to me, perching on my finger while allowing me to rub her little white Read More

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Never separated

Please follow and like us: “How are you?” They’ve heard the news or they have lived through it with me. Some look sad thinking they already know the answer. Others don’t ask. A few report back news, others avoid it altogether. Most never call. Their loyalty is elsewhere. They do not believe, I suppose, that Read More