Los Angeles, CA
"I don't get the bird people," Nicky proclaimed with a very judicious tone. "They are freaky. And cruel. All those birds shouldn't be locked up in cages."
"They should lock the old lady up in a cage and let her sit in her own shit for a few months," I said in defense of the restricted parrots, cockatoos, and other exotic birds. "Then after being a cage bird for a while, maybe she'll get off her lazy ass and clean up all the fecal matter."