After our sun conure died I was a wreck. Grief is real. I visited an online pet grief counselor. It helped a lot.

These days we share the house with a special needs retired detector dog. Dexter is awesome. But his care is extremely involved.

We love him, and I am sure it’s mutual. After 40 plus years of parrots it’s different too.

Historian by training. Former day to day reporter. Sometimes a geek who enjoys a good miniatures game.

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