Archives for September, 2007

Let’s raise a glass to Alex

Tonight, I’m holding my own private Irish wake for Alex, the extraordinary parrot. (Pass the Bushmill’s, folks. This is going to be a tearjerker.) Alex, an African Gray parrot, whose linguistic prowess put many-a-kindergartner to shame, is dead at the tender age of 31 of unknown causes. (In case you haven’t been studying up on…