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drama in the parking lot the sequeal - 2020-05-01
black-bellied whistling-duck is the 104th bird on my yard list - 2020-04-24
drama in the parking lot - 2020-04-24
in the sweet by & by the circle will be unbroken or some such ominous comment from the queen of england - 2020-04-10
friday the 13th at the end of the world - 2020-03-13

Read my new book, The 10 Best Things You Can Do For Your Bird at Amazon or at many other fine distributors like Barnes & Noble, iTunes, Kobo, and more.

By public demand, and after a delay of an embarrassing number of years, I've finally put my notorious essay, Ender and Hitler: Sympathy for the Superman, free on the fabulous internets.

A bibliography of my published books and stories.

Here's a simple card-counting FAQ to get you up to speed on the basics. Here's the true story of the notorious DD' blackjack team, told for the first time on the fabulous internets. No other team went from a starting investor's bankroll of zero to winning millions of dollars.

A Sadean take on Asimov's classic Three Laws of Robotics can be found in Roger Williams' NOW REVIEWED ON SLASHDOT!!! The Metamorphosis of Prime Intellect. Adult readers only please -- explicit sex and violence. For updates on the "Dead Tree Project" and other topics, you may visit the official fan site, Passages in the Void..

My Bird Lists -- My Louisiana State Life List, My Yard List and, tah dah, My World Life List.

HEY! What happened to the Peachfront Conure Files? The world's only OFFICIAL Peachfront Conure site now features free peachfront conure coverage, including a magazine length Intro to Conures previously published in American Cage-Bird Magazine, now free on the web. I offer the best free Peachfront Conure information on the internet. If you have great Peachfront Conure info, stories, or photos to share, contact me so I can publicize your pet, your breeding success, your great photograph, etc. on my site. Thanks.

the imponderable mysteries of friendships and allies

2020-02-25 - 4:52 p.m.

Now I can't quote my own tweet because I put my Twitter on lock to avoid all the bots & trolls...

Anyway the tweet I wanted to quote was this question, "Why do Scaly-breasted Munias associate with New World Blackbirds?" Question prompted by a maturing Munia feeding up close & comfy with a male Brown-headed Cowbird. Also because someone explained to me that they originally associated with Red-wings so when you see Red-wings movements, that's when you see Munias. And it's true, the very first Munias I saw in my yard came with a large winter wave of male Red-wings....

It's Mardi Gras, and while I'm not braving the crowds this year, I am now celebrating with a freshly made, hand-crafted Lemon Drop full of vitamin C!

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