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Songbird Therapy

Friday, March 29, 2013

The weather is lovely and warm-ish this morning and I decided to hang one load of laundry outside on a makeshift clothesline. (Yellow nylon rope that I string from a fence to my deck and back to another fence at a 45 degree angle.)

It was sunny and fresh... and quiet.

Listening to my neighbourhood waking up is a simple delight of mine. My little backyard is a hummingbird highway and whenever I sit in the sunshine, I listen for the hummers zipping back and forth with their unique chirping "song". We have hummingbirds in our neck of the woods ALL WINTER LONG. I know, it sounds improbable.

I've been told our other resident bird population is called the junko. I don't even know what their chorus can be identified by. I'll assign them the background filler harmonies.

I was listening to coo-ing, trills, chirps, high tweet tweet tweets and cheeps from our feathered friends.

Let me tell you how peaceful and lovely their avian choir sounded to me! I was happy and fulfilled just to be hanging out wet clothes! Imagine a warm sunshine on your back, a gentle breeze and songbird melodies.... How blessed I felt.

I'm calling it Songbird Therapy. The clean clothes are just a bonus to my guiltless pleasure in a tiny backyard. Yet, I have it all. The colourful bulbs are showing off, the fragrance of grass is teasing my nose and my ears enjoyed a delicate orchestra of wildlife in their nests.

You may love your video games, but I'll stick to my backyard choir!
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NOLAZYBUTT110 3/31/2013 1:35AM

    I love it too when the birds start their singing again.... I look forward to it....ist like theya re praising G*D its spring! happy lil Larkers! Love it! Happy Easter they are probably saying.... have you ever noticed it hat its alway gloomy before Easter and when Easter gets here its more sunny! susana.

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L*I*T*A* 3/29/2013 11:53PM

    love it...so coollllllll

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