I Feel Good When Watching Birds

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 90 People

    When the fall season comes close to the end,

    I get depressed because I hate the winter. To me everything is dead and colorless, dark and dreary. I hate it. If I'm not convinced that everything is dead, then I think the world is asleep and the positive energy has gone to rest for four months. Back in early November I was...
    TheEnduringSunrise TheEnduringSunrise
    22-25, F
    Mar 7, 2015

    God I Love to Feed Birds

    I sometimes feel like I revert to my 5 year old essence when I have a loaf of bread and 50 birds to feed. I feel so calm and relaxed, entertained by the birds battling for food and watching them as they hop and cry out for more. I can't explain it, I don't feel like God or...
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    8 Responses Jul 31, 2008

    Light and Free

    I've always just liked to watch them fly and sing and look for food. Ravens and magpies, mockingbirds, hummingbirds, robins and sparrows. They are so interesting. I don't know anyone else who likes birds, except maybe my 2-year-old son. I always point them out to him, and tell...
    PewterFantasy PewterFantasy
    31-35, F
    1 Response Aug 1, 2008

    New Project Bird Cenus /counting Birds

    Last year I took part in a birdathon, cenus count of birds that came to my bird feeder ; I watched the feeder and took count of birds coming to that feeder for 15 minues, I am going to start in October a much longer bird count all fall and winter long. I really like watching...
    Ratfink Ratfink
    51-55, M
    Aug 25, 2008

    Arctic Visitors

    Last year a massive thunderstorm rolled through hilltop land owned by my brother in Brookfield Vermont, leveling over 20 acres of red pines and hardwoods. The clean-up took almost a year, between having any salvageable timber removed by a logger, cleaning up the tremendous amount...
    VTMarkus VTMarkus
    46-50, M
    Jan 23, 2012

    What could be more calm

    and serene than watching natures beauty?
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    1 Response Feb 1, 2016


    As I write this, the slate grey sky hangs low and heavy just above the budding treeline, and a gentle spring rain is falling at a steady pace.  Just beyond my office window is a wide overgrown lawn, thick with tall dandelions that have gone to seed.  Poking...
    juan1966 juan1966
    46-50, M
    4 Responses May 7, 2010
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