I love our deck - backs to a ravine - usually quiet.
A place to go and just sit, listening for the sounds of nature...
A deer spots me and jumps the fence to retreat.
The trees swish with the wind.
Birds are nearby singing seemingly to each other.
An owl whoots in the distance.
Momentary interruptions come - a garbage truck, a nearby car.
Shut these sounds out.
Return to nature, the trees, the wind, the birds (further now), the owl.
Return inside to my laptop, work, class, etc.
Moments offered by the deck are priceless. Shut out the "human" sounds. Listen to nature.