"I'm going to speak my mind because I have nothing to lose."--S.I. Hayakawa

Monday, November 9, 2009

Beautiful, Beautiful Orange Eyes

People ask me, when first encountering the Meanest Bird in the West, how I can tell when Pablo's happy and when he's angry.

Look at his eyes, I say.

This is a happy bird.

And this? This is one pissed off parrot:

Notice the change of red in his eyes, how it seems to become sharper and in more defined areas. See how the pupil constricts.


  1. I can definitely see the difference. He appears to be scowling as his eye opening narrows.

    Exit, stage left. I'm outta here.

  2. Believe me--he will be accompanying you on your "Journey"... surrounded by your books, laptop, and a tiny sacophogus painted green, yellow, and red....