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Unpublished authors often dream that their days will be filled with writing books, leaving it to agents and publishing houses to sell them.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

Just in case you’ve missed the latest meme activity in social media . . .

Campaign Style Poll Daddy Question of the Week

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

Piper Bayard