On 1/07/10, GreyLady wrote:
> I'm glad for you that you had a positive outcome. However, if
> he was reluctant to allow me to come to his place and if he
> insisted on meeting me elsewhere, that would have been a huge
> red flag for me. I would have felt he had something to hide.
> But I admit to being maybe overly paranoid about bird mills,
> puppy mills and the like. Even if I had begun a transaction
> over the internet, I would have insisted in completing it in
> person and at the breeding site. As someone else said,
> research, research, get provable recommendations, then either
> go see for yourself or don't do business with someone so far
> away you can't do that.
Carl invited me to his house and never insisted on meeting me
elsewhere. I was the one that asked if he could meet me. All I
know is I met a nice man and got 2 very nice birds.