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The End is Near (and we deserve it) . . . Bird Flavored Ice Cream

So what I’m wondering is, how did they know what a cockatiel tasted like in the first place?

And who has the job of sucking the birds’ feet to find out if they got it right?

image by TCorp, wikimedia commons

image by TCorp, wikimedia commons

And if that one isn’t out there enough for you, how about some Lion Tacos? Yes, a restaurant in Florida was making tacos out of lion meat. Note the past tense. After Uproar, Florida Restaurant Pulls Lion Tacos Off Its Menu

Blogs and Articles in No Particular Order

My friend, Susie Lindau, has just been diagnosed with breast cancer. After much thought and consideration, she has chosen to share her journey as it unfolds. The Boob Report–Roadblocks and U-Turns

Draven Ames started an outstanding series this week called Biggest Ah-Ha! Moments In Writing. In it, authors, including myself, share two or three paragraphs about their epiphanies in the writing process. Joe Pulver kicks it off with Dancing with Words.

Ellie Ann pointed me to an article near and dear to my heart this week. 17 Proper Ways to Treat a ‘Literary Lady,’ According to ‘Miss Leslie’s Behaviour Book.”

Two favorites in one place. Clay Morgan tells us about Leanne Shirtliffe’s hysterical new non-fiction book, Don’t Lick the Minivan and Other Things I Thought I’d Never Say to My Kids. Don’t Lick the Minivan

Don't Lick the Minivan

Unpublished authors often dream that their days will be filled with writing books, leaving it to agents and publishing houses to sell them. Ha. Haha. #1 Amazon BestsellerΒ Diane Capri knows better and shared this link for David Gaughran’s successful book, Let’s Get Visible: How to Get Noticed and Sell More Books.

Tip-toe through a moment frozen in time. Inside the Paris Apartment Untouched for 70 Years: Treasure Trove Finally Revealed after Owner Locked Up and Fled at Outbreak of WWII. Great pictures!

The devastation in Oklahoma has been heavy on the minds of Americans this past week. NYT Bestseller Allison Brennan salutes those who meet the danger head on. Running into the Fire

Emily Cannell, an ex-patriot in Japan, treats us to exotic pictures of Japanese food. You Know You’re In Japan When . . .

Two-Way Mirrors in Scottish Nightclub’s Ladies’ Room Sparks Controversy

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All the best to all of you for a week of good taste.

Piper Bayard

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20 thoughts on “ The End is Near (and we deserve it) . . . Bird Flavored Ice Cream

    • LOL. You’re welcome, Leanne. All the best to you, and congratulations on your book. I have my copy and look forward to reading it. πŸ™‚

  1. I keep thinking about the feathers I would be spitting out. Spittuuuueee!
    Thanks for the inclusion Piper! Have a fabulous weekend. πŸ™‚

  2. It’s like saying, “This bird-flavored ice cream tastes like crap.” Who possesses that sort of knowledge? And if you do, why would you publicize the fact? (Rhetorical questions – I really do not want to know.) – Mike

  3. on ,
    tomwisk said:


    The Japanese have a taste for odd foods. This might be a good thing because we’re running out of some of our staples and the space to raise and grow others.

    • Ever since I tasted sushi, it has been my contention that the real reason behind Pearl Harbor was that the Japanese wanted to conquer us to get to our cattle. πŸ™‚

        • True. I’m thinking the Japanese commoners are the ones who wanted our cattle. The ones who couldn’t afford the pampered cows.

  4. We have beer flavoured ice-cream here in NZ (seriously – it’s ‘Speights Old Dark’ flavour, and the beer’s real too, I used to drink a lot of it). But nothing that has the flavour of a bird walking through your mouth. Why am I glad about that…? Oh wait, I know… -)

  5. I love your Friday posts. Somehow, you manage to come up with all the best things the Internet has to offer.

    Plus, I am now officially moving to New Zealand for the beer ice cream. Seriously.

  6. Lord- what a post! I`ve got my notebook handy. Thanks for the shout out and so glad you enjoyed! I would have responded earlier, unfortunately I`ve been off the grid after my Dad passed. That`s when you know you`re too far from home. Thanks P!

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