Our Story: How Dave & I Met

I don’t think the story of how Dave and I met is published anywhere, not in as much detail as I’m about to offer anyway, even though we went through the story many times for radio interviews and other PR appearances. So here it goes...   Dave and I grew up in cities that were 1.5 hours from each other in the Pacific Northwest. We were actually ...
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How to Keep in Touch With Me

Photo by Amanda Stevens Location: Waynesboro, VA Cuddling: Blue and gold macaw "Coco" I'm all over the place mostly, but I'm going to be dedicating most of my updates and posts back to this blog for a while. I feel better writing here. And if I do say so, Patty and Chet and our random guest bloggers do a swell job over at the other training b...
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Behind The Scenes With Me

I realize I haven't posted that much about my experiences with my birds in the circus thus far, I've been all over the place, blogging and not at different locations. But my blog is my favorite deep down, so I will try to give it more love and attention... This video is one of me and Jinx on a normal backstage day while waiting for his cue to ...
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The Thrillusionist and His Birds

Photo by Carlos Yepez Location: Coney Island, NY Birds: Camelot Macaw "Comet" & Military Macaw "Crash"  For those of you wanting updates on our birds when it comes to the magical and show side of things, check out David's blog The Thrillusionist for the most up-to-date happenings on the flock! As well as cool videos, pictures and newspape...
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Performing Macaw

Recently we worked in Jinx, our blue throated macaw, into another segment of the show. Originally when this piece first went into the show, the flight Jinx performed was a straight line from Dave to me. Now, however, we have been able to train Jinx to fly forward and turn to land on me, making it more impressive for the audience and much more ...
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