Monthly Archives: July 2013

Andy Fairbanks at the Ecotone of Love

Week before last, Gizmo, the African Grey Parrot at the airboat place, escaped her birdcage.  She could fly, though not very well, but eventually she made it outside.  Unfortunately, she made it outside in the animal park.  And from there, … Continue reading

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Mother

Tropical Storm Chantal broke up over the Caribbean a few days ago.  What’s left of her now sweeps above southwest Florida in a lugubrious costume of gray silks and cymbals, Lady Macbeth of community theater. Nonetheless, she has grounded me … Continue reading

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Why I Love Fourth of July

If you’re a full-blown alcoholic, the two best days of the year are Fourth of July and St. Patrick’s Day.  Super Bowl Sunday is a close second–nachos/half-time show–but a massive beer holiday before a Monday is a terrible combination when … Continue reading

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