A friend asked me today if my birds talked. “Not English,” I replied. “Pepper is a female, and female cockatiels tend not to talk.”
But that reminded me of an incident several years ago. I had just pulled into our driveway, and was getting out of the car, when I heard a voice --
I looked around, but didn’t see anyone.
I still didn’t see anyone, so I walked out to the street, and looked right and left. Not a soul in sight.
It finally dawned on me. It was my next door neighbor’s parrot. So goodbye, already.
Well, speaking of birds, here’s a cartoon I just received: