If you thought I was crazy before...

then apparently you didn't know crazy that well.

This is BATMAN. Who so obviously was not named by me. Actually I believe his full name is Batman-Mario, but who really cares.
I suggested the name Pecker, but that didn't go over too well with the 5-year-old. Then as I was driving, thinking of his little face being flung around in the coffee mug box they shoved him into, I thought he looked like a Peter. I pictured myself walking down the street, budgie on shoulder and when people would ooh and ahh, I would say oh him? That's just Pete my budgie, and then I would probably make some pirate joke because I'm cool like that you know.
Anyway, Batman is a pretty awesome bird so far. He hasn't made a peep...which is good because one of his brothers was pretty close to getting a smack down at the pet shop because he wouldn't stop squawking. At that point, I was re-enacting a scene from Dumb and Dumber (which is always a good scene in some foreign language )in my mind and I sort of realized that maybe this bird thing wasn't such a good idea, but the little guy, he was already hooked. Normally that wouldn't affect me so much, because I do have a good head on my shoulders and I do worry about pet issues but the poor little guy was getting picked on by the other ones.
I think it's because he wasn't green or blue. The other birds were all green or blue and they were pretty tight. Batman is mostly white...so the other birds were racist. Either that or it's because he's not so good at...ahem...maintaining a clean tail feather if you know what I mean. Anyhow, like most of our misfits pets, I'm sure this guy will fit right in.

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  1. Hehe, the bird subplot is my favourite part of Dumb and Dumber. Man, Jim Carrey looks so young in those clips!

    I think Batman-Mario is a great name for a bird.

    If you ever get a pet bat you should name him Birdman-Luigi.

  2. A pet bat is never gonna happen! I'm already terrified of the bird! I would probably just think the bat is secretly a vampire and have trouble sleeping at night. Actually if I had a pet bat, I think I would call him Edward - that way if he were a vampire maybe he would be as charming as Edward is!