The outpouring of sympathy has been overwhelming, and Rick and I are so grateful for you. I feel terrible, because this was a mindless action on my part and I should have known better. I know, accidents happen, sometimes with tragic results. Even Dad told me last night that if it was her day to go, then it would have happened another way - maybe inside the house.
I want to leave you with three things in this entry: first, PLEASE be careful with your birds. Be mindful and vigilant. And if an accident does happen, be kind to yourself. They do happen. We're human and make mistakes.
Second, I want to assure you that even though I feel overwhelming sorrow and guilt, I will get through this. I'm not one who's prone to depression. I will own this crap, and I will get through. I'm not going to anything rash (I can't guarantee stupid, however). I have tremendous faith in Christ, and he died to forgive me being a moron like this. Chloe is also with him now, probably giving Ollie the first 'keet flinging in Heaven. Ok, maybe not the first, but one for the books.
Third, the account will stay open on Twitter, but it's being rebranded for Bubbles. The new moniker is Captain Bubbles, after our last Anipal Land story with her flying the spaceship. That was so much fun. And Bubble's is a spunky lady, so expect the best from her!
Thank you for your comfort and kindness. It means more to us than words can say.