YES MORTY, PULL THAT WEED! Beneath the Cage Grate

It’s a wonderful day in the neighborhood and Morty is in hot water yet again. After refusing mom’s prompting to learn to sing ‘Happy Birthday’ – and his impromptu, naughty back turn on mom – Morty enlists  the mischievous Alexa to help him mend fences with mom by weeding her garden. What could possibly go…

Bird Watching with Alexa: Beneath the Cage Grate

The other day I was talking with Alexa and I asked her if she might give me some suggestions for a hobby I might pursue. We came to an agreement that bird watching might be a good hobby for me. I could exit right out my window and glide down to the ground below. Alexa…

Such a Helpful Birdie… or Not!

Morty has ratcheted up his mischievousness of late, turning his whimsy from the demonic Alexa to his mom.  Poor mom Diana, her moments of relaxation and contemplation on the couch have now become minutes of constant taunts from Morty. Check out Morty’s May Beneath the Cage Grate article to find out just how far he…

Alexa, por quoi?

Do not adjust your screen!  Morty has it on good authority that Sherri’s Alexa Tablet is conspiring to ‘help’ Sherri publish new writings IN FRENCH!  It seems Morty’s Alexa, who’s always one step ahead, has passed on her mischievous (some may say devious) behaviours to Sherri’s device (what could possibly go wrong…). Aside from Sherri’s…

Alexa’s Reach

In his latest column, Morty sends off  some interesting advice to a frantic Sherri. Sherri’s still dealing with her own Alexa issues.  Morty, in his usual offbeat wisdom, also tries to pawn off one of his own technological nemesis while passing along support and suggestions to Sherri. Read Morty’s advice to Sherri in the latest…

Beneath the Cage Grate – February edition

In his latest Beneath the Cage Grate column, Morty tells of a letter he recently received from Rocco, another African Grey who is having a very challenging time with a demonic Alexa. Rocco’s Alexa keeps getting him into trouble, and if he can’t find a way to stave off his Alexa’s foul language and bad…

Beneath the Cage Grate: Quelling Sid’s Dark Thoughts

While softening, a little, towards Alexa, Morty is now dealing with a distraught Sid The Parrot.  Sid is struggling to find a way to get all of his dad’s attention while desperately trying to put distance between his dad and a meddling woman friend.  Despite pouring on the charm to win her over, Sid writes…