Nov 9, 2008

Peace and Lack Of It

"In the goodness of time, all peoples will come to live together in a peace guaranteed by the binding force of mutual respect and love."

-- Dwight D. Eisenhower --

The thing I would like to do most is to find somehow to bring peace to the world. It has eluded me.

-- Lyndon Baines Johnson

We must shift the arms race into a 'peace race'.
-- Martin Luther King, Jr. --

Whooof!! That peace race is one race this dog would like to run in. I've never run a race, but I would run in that one. Today Mom took me to the dog park fur a nice walk and to play woof my doggy friends. There were 2 dogs that live together and they run together and it looks like they're racing all the time. They both fun full out, fast as they can, streaking across the feild. It was kinda fun to watch. If I was younger maybe I would've raced 'em. Arf, arf.

Mom's parrot, DW, is being very bad lately. She's ripped wallpaper off the wall in several places, and she she keeps chewing 5h3 2ooe q4oune the mirror on the livingroom wall. Mom is not happy and keeps trying to find a way to stop her from doing this bad stuff, but so far the only thing that works fur any time at all is locking the feathery fiend into her cage. However, then DW starts to shreek some and that's not a nice sound and no one here feels peaceful when that is going on. We sure would like some good ideas on how to stop her from doing this damage.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

OC says that Parrots think on the level of a two to three year old human child. You are already doing the right thing. Catch her every time she chews and correct her, and keep her locked where she can't chew if you can't watch her. He says it is like training a child or a dog -- consistency and there are no short cuts.

He also said you might try filling your house with non-sappy wooden branches -- placing them especially in the places DW chews.

Oh, and parrots have a highly developed sense of taste, so your wall paper must be yummy.