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Day 364: Tending the Nest

Day 364: Tending the Nest

Even after nesting season is technically over, the most successful of manly manbirds knows it doesn’t mean their work is done. When one nesting season ends, it is already time to begin preparing for the next nesting season! One thing choosy ladybirds especially look for is a manbird who knows how to keep a clean … Continue reading

Day 363: The Waffle Imposter

Day 363: The Waffle Imposter

Living with a large featherless being has its perks. Nevertheless, you will have to be prepared to put up with some odd cuisine. For instance, sometimes your large featherless assistant might dine on items that look like they might be waffles (or at least distant relatives of waffles) but aren’t. Here, you must become very savvy … Continue reading

Day 362: Tissue Surrender

Day 362: Tissue Surrender

As every feathery being knows, the soft white thin square things are bad. Very, very bad. These squares tend to be the weapons of choice for the scary featherless beings who wear the white lab coats. Every feathery being knows what he or she must do when they see a white square. Author: Shannon Cutts … Continue reading

Day 361: When You’re Pretty and You Know It

Day 361: When You’re Pretty and You Know It

Prettiness may first be noticeable from the outside, but that is not where it starts. Prettiness originates from deep within. If you have a pretty spirit, a pretty heart, a pretty mind, pretty intentions, then a pretty presentation is sure to follow. Prettiness is also even more enjoyable when it is shared. When you are … Continue reading

Day 360: Aerial Nest Twirling

Day 360: Aerial Nest Twirling

As any manly manbird knows, there is only so much wooing you can do from inside the nest. Not only does staying nest-side make it difficult for the ladybirds to see how fetching you really are, but you can’t do the best tricks from inside your nest. To really (um) strut your stuff, you need to … Continue reading

Day 359: Free the Pastries

Day 359: Free the Pastries

Having feathers and being a humanitarian just goes hand-in-hand. For example, say you happen upon a bag full of imprisoned pastries. You don’t question, don’t hesitate, don’t second-guess your instincts. You just get right to work to set them free! Author: Shannon Cutts Co-Author: Pearl Cutts p.s. You can help Pearl free pastries (and waffles, and … Continue reading

Day 358: Diving for Dinner

Day 358: Diving for Dinner

Some species (with feathers) like to forage for their victuals by flying down out of the sky to nab choice portions. Other species (with feathers) prefer to graze along the ground, dine “in tree,” or pilfer from another’s snack stash. And some feathery diners prefer to simply dive straight into their dinner – subduing and ingesting in one … Continue reading