Tag: cockatiel

January 2020

January 2020

I was struggling to find something to write about regarding last month. Seems the winter doldrums are inescapable, even here on the Central Coast. In preparing the photos for this post, I noticed a theme emerging, as most of the images are related to the many large housing/hotel developments all over town. I’ve been documenting …

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December 2019

December 2019

December, AKA Big Holiday Month. Ever the contrarian, I didn’t take many holiday-themed photos last month. The rainy season arrives later with each passing year, it seems. But we did finally get some decent storms in California. I didn’t get any rain photos this time, but I did manage to (sorta) capture one rainbow (and …

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RIP, Morris

RIP, Morris

In the months after moving to California in 2005, I visited a pet shop in Santa Maria. I hadn’t left that day with the intention of adopting a new pet. I guess I was taken with a fit of spontaneity upon seeing the different birds at the shop that day. One in particular, an energetic …

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November 2019

November 2019

Construction, cats, and cockatiels set the tone for the month. The parking lot here was due for a major overhaul. The work moved slowly, lasting longer than a month. It was a struggle sometimes to find anything good trapped within all of that noise and dust. Pets are reliable sources of joy. The presence of …

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