Month: September 2020


It Fell from the Sky

September 27, 2020

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I own a business with a parking garage, and one day when I was walking to my car, which was parked in the garage, I felt something hit the top of my head. I touched it, and noticed that it was white. A bird had dropped some of its droppings on my head. It was the most disgusting thing I’ve ever experienced, and I hurried to clean it out of my hair. The bird that did it had been nesting at the top of the parking garage, and I needed to hire a company with bird netting services to install bird netting at the top to prevent birds from making more nests.

I was lucky that no one else saw the bird dropping hit the top of my head, or that it didn’t land anywhere else on my body. The hassle of trying to clean bird droppings from clothing would have been much more difficult than cleaning it out of skin and hair. The embarrassment that I would have faced if someone saw the bird dropping hit me would have been something that I would have never been able to shake.

I had the bird netting installed on the weekend, when no one else would be using the parking garage. I did this so it could be done discretely. Once the netting was installed, no one knew it was even there, or that the installation had been done over the weekend. No one really looks up at the top of the parking garage, so they wouldn’t notice if anything had been added there. I didn’t bother telling anyone about it, because it wasn’t necessary. Since the netting was installed, there have been no birds setting up nests in the garage, and I haven’t had any problems with birds leaving their droppings on my head.